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February 27th, 2014

February 27, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

February 27, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Host C2-11 Sub Districts starting at 7pm

Community Events:
* Career Fair at the One Box Convention Center from 5-7pm
* Diaper Depot at the First Baptist Church in Broken Bow from 3:30pm - 5:30pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Lower Loup National Resources District regular meeting at 5:00pm at the District's Headquarters in Ord, NE

February 26th

February 26, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

February 26, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Custer County Quiz Bowl- Junior High starting at 9am and High School starting at 1pm

Community Events:
* No Events scheduled today

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

February 25th

City Council meeting changed to Wednesday

February 25, 2014

Due to a scheduling conflict, the regular meeting of the Broken Bow City Council was changed from Tuesday to Wednesday this week. The council will meet tomorrow (Feb. 26) at noon. The agenda for that meeting is as follows:

AGENDA - CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF BROKEN BOW
WEDNESDAY – FEBRUARY 26, 2014
Open meeting at 12:00 Noon
Roll Call
Announcement of Posting of the Open Meeting Laws Act
Approval of Consent Agenda
•Minutes – February 11, 2014 Council Meeting

February 25, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

February 25, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Broken Bow to host C2-11 Sub Districts at 6:00 p.m.

Community Events:
* No Events scheduled today

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Regular Board of Supervisors of Custer County meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the Supervisors Room of the Custer County Courthouse in Broken Bow

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

February 24th

February 24, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

February 24, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* 7th and 8th Grade Boys Basketball vs Holdrege starting at 5:00 p.m.
* FFA Livestock Judging at Broken Bow starting at 6:00 p.m.

Community Events:
* No Events scheduled today

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Broken Bow Board of Public Works of the City of Broken Bow will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building, in Council Chambers

February 22nd

Gold earned in Omaha - update

February 22, 2014

Ladies and gentlemen - we have gold. We are half way through the State High School Wrestling finals and central Nebraska has gold.

Grant Clausen of Sumner-Eddyville-Miller took on Zachary Zeleski of Overton and won in hard fought match 3-1 that went into overtime. It was an OT takedown that made the difference. Grant wrestles at 285.

This year the meet started with the 195 pound weight class.

Wyatt Lane, wrestling at D106 for Arcadia Loup City, also takes home gold. He defeated Jacob Calvert of Dundy County-Stratton in the championship match with a 6-5 decision.

State Wrestling Finals in Omaha - Semi results updated

February 22, 2014

Results will be updated as the day unfolds - check the end of the article.
It’s going to be an exciting day at the Centurylink Center in Omaha as the State High School Wrestling comes to a close – by early evening the champs will be crowned, but every contestant should go home a winner. Yesterday’s mat battles resulted in ultimate emotions, sheer joy for the winners and utter disappointment for the losers. All were hard fought.

Here is the day as it lays out:

February 21st

BBHS to compete at state cheer this weekend in G.I.

February 21, 2014

The 2014 Nebraska State Cheer and Dance Championships will be at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22.
Class D schools compete Friday, doors open at 5:00 p.m. with the first performance scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Saturday is split into two sessions with classes A & B competing in the morning session (doors open at 7:00 a.m., first performance at 8:00 a.m.) and Classes C1 & C2 competing in the afternoon session (first performance at 3:20 p.m.)

Congressional Art Competition Submissions Due March 2

February 21, 2014

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) is encouraging high
school students in Nebraska's Third District to submit their artwork for
the 2014 Congressional Art Competition by March 2, 2014.

"The Congressional Art Competition is a great opportunity for Third
District students to share their talent," said Smith. "I hope we will be
able to build upon the success of previous years and continue to showcase
outstanding works of art in our congressional offices and in the U.S.
Capitol."

The Nebraska Art Teachers Association is working with Smith to coordinate

February 20th

Day one for Class D from the State High School Wrestling competition

February 21, 2014

The Championship Round 1 and Quarter Finals for Class D are complete. For Brinnon Schukei (Sandhills/Thedford) and his fans it was a special day – during the first round he hit his 100th career win and a section of the upper balcony wearing the distinctive Sandhills/Thedford green erupted with signs congratulating Brinnon on his accomplishments.

The results of the first two sets of matches for the Class D grapplers organized by weight class are as follows:

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