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February 5th, 2015

Big Ten signing day, at a glance

February 5, 2015

A team-by-team glance at the Big Ten's 2015 recruiting class starting with Nebraska:


Top 25 Class: No.

Best in class: Eric Lee, CB, Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Best of the rest: Jalin Barnett, OL, Lawton, Okla.; Avery Anderson, CB, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Late addition: Adrienne Talan, LB, Davie, Fla. He was considering Pittsburgh and Temple.

One that got away: Kendall Bussey, RB, New Orleans. He signed with Texas A&M.


Top 25 Class: No.
Best in class: Ke'Shawn Vaughn, RB, Nashville, Tenn.

Troopers Escape Injury after Shots Fired at Patrol Car

February 5, 2015

Omaha, Neb.)- Two Nebraska State Patrol troopers escaped injury and two people were taken into custody after shots were fired at their patrol car during an attempted traffic stop in Omaha.

February 4th

Harry Crawford, Jr., 98

February 4, 2015

Harry Crawford, Jr., age 98, passed away at Homestead at Hickory View in Washington, Mo., on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

He was born to the late Harry and Blanche Crawford April 2, 1916, in Seneca.

He was united in marriage to Grace McKinley July 3, 1940, in Seneca.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge and a faithful member of the Faith Baptist Church.

A funeral service was Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 from the Faith Baptist Church, Washington, Mo.

Burial was in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Washington, Mo.

Tom Clements, 84

February 4, 2015

Funeral services for Tom Clements of Crawford, were Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Crawford. Burial with Military Honors were at the Crawford City Cemetery.

Thomas A. Clements Jr., age 84, of Crawford, passed away Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at the Fort Meade Hospice in Sturgis, S.D. He passed away peacefully with his three daughters by his side.

Clarence D. Davenport, 94

February 4, 2015

Clarence D. Davenport, 94, of Callaway, passed away Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Heritage Hall in Broken Bow, Nebraska.

He was born Aug. 19, 1920, near Callaway, to Harvey and Lena A. (Beechler) Davenport. Clarence was the youngest of five children. He was baptized as a baby in to the catholic faith and confirmed at the age of 12. He was a devoted and faithful catholic all of his 94 plus years.

Daniel Lee Brost, 56

February 4, 2015

Daniel Lee Brost parted from this life Jan. 29, 2015.  He was born to Margie (Tschacher) and Fred Brost of Hemingford, March 25, 1957. Dan was the fourth of five boys who grew up on a ranch north of Hemingford. 

Dorothy Ann Hammond, 74

February 4, 2015

Dorothy was born June 20, 1940, at the Lexington hospital. She returned home after a few days to the Glen Gulden farm located two miles west of Bertrand. Her mother, Pauline (Sutlief) Gulden of Smithfield, her father, Glen Gulden of Smithfield and her brother, Dale Gulden were excited for the new addition to the family.

Henry ‘Hank’ Struempler, 90

February 4, 2015

Henry “Hank” Conrad Struempler, age 90, of Broken Bow, formerly of Berwyn, went to be with his Lord and Savior  Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Golden LivingCenter in Broken Bow.

Henry was born April 4, 1924, to Fritz and Minnie (Schwarze) Struempler west of Oconto. 

April 29, 1945, he was united in marriage to Arlene Knispel, daughter of William and Clara Knispel, at the Buffalo Lutheran Church.  When first married, they lived and farmed on Redfern Table near Oconto. In 1949 they purchased a farm near Berwyn, where they made their home and raised four children.

Marlene D. Raymond, 77

February 4, 2015

Marlene D. Raymond, 77, of Madison, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28

Mrs. Raymond was preceded in death by her parents, Renold E. Dutton and Sarah L. Dutton; and brother, Douglas Dutton.

Survivors include her husband, Howard Raymond; children, Scott Raymond of Orlando, Fla., Dee Ann Cypent (David) of Madison, Bruce Raymond (Sherry) of Madison, and Robert Raymond of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, Reese Mitchell, Cassie Mitchell and Matthew Raymond; brother, Richard Dutton; and sister, Carol McAlhaney.

Fern Hall, 96

February 4, 2015

Fern Hall age 96 of Arnold, passed away Jan. 30, 2015. 

Memorial services will be held at a later date. 

Govier Bros. Mortuary of Broken Bow is in charge of the arrangements.

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