November 16th, 2012
Edna Grayce Hall Brown was born Feb. 19, 1917, northeast of Ansley, in the Box Elder community. Her parents were Fred and Edna Harpster Hall. She was one of five children. Grayce attended the Box Elder school and graduated from Ansley High School in 1934. One of her favorite teachers was Tizzy Clay.
November 8, 2012, Erma Naomi Lee Brown was received into the arms of her loving Savior, Jesus Christ. Erma was born June 17, 1918, in Round Valley, to Edgar and Bertha Lee.
Erma was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Emily Holcomb; and granddaughter, Dr. Robyn Lee Rairigh.
She is survived by husband, Harold Brown; four children, Sharon (Robert Rairigh) of Gering, Terry (Ann) Brown of Hawaii, Charlene (Phil) Severson of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Ted (Kathy) Brown of Littleton, Colo.; grandchildren; sister, DeVohn (Leo) Peterson of Nebraska, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Alberta (Fellows) Jensen was born in a sod house near Koshopah April 8, 1015, to Frank and Mamie (Fetherston) Fellows. She passed away Nov. 8, 2012, at the age of 97.
Alberta attended Cottonwood from first through 10th grade, and graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1932, taking the Normal Training school program.
Alberta married Ted Jensen Feb. 12, 1934, in Taylor. To this union nine children were born. They lived in the Koshopah and Cottonwood area ranching together for many years. She was Tedâ€™s extra hand whenever he needed one.
When drought strikes, it attacks agricultural producers and ag businesses with a vengeance. It challenges the norm by forcing new ways of thinking. It brings about new ways of doing things which soon become the new norm. And more than ever, ag organizations, agencies, and associated groups are a vital resource during such times.
It was a treasure hunt - meets fellowship dinner - meets hard dayâ€™s work. More than 150 people of all ages and walks of life converged on a corn field northeast of Broken Bow Saturday with one common goal - helping our school.
It was a first-time experience for me, and I was not the only one.
â€śIâ€™m a city girl - I have never done anything like this before!â€ť exclaimed Nancy Harrold, who spent nearly four hours bending over picking up ears of corn.
Custer Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) will be holding their 4th
Annual Career Day for the Junior and Senior High School students in central Nebraska Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. The day is designed to allow
students to visit participating businesses in Broken Bow, giving them a view of the possible career choices that would serve the needs of central
"Our Career Day is an excellent opportunity for both the students of
Part Two of a three-part series:
Drought not only affects the agricultural producers who depend on snow and rainfall to produce crops, graze cattle, and feed their livestock. It also affects the very businesses who supply goods and services to agricultural operations. While the short term for delivering fuel to irrigation wells may provide a boom year, the long term outlook can be financial stress for the producer and, by association, the fuel supplier.
Cyndia L. Rasmussen, 54 of rural Hazard, passed away at home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.
Services were Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hazard, with the Rev. Dean Hanson officiating. Burial was in the Hazard Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the church or the Hazard Cemetery. Rasmussen Funeral Home in Ravenna was in charge of arrangements.
Sanfra (Sandie) Willis Case, 63, passed away Oct. 11, 2012, at Green Valley Care Center in New Albany, Ind.
She was an incredibly talented artist and donated many hours of her time to producing various publications for Christ Gospel Church. Sandie loved the outdoors, enjoyed traveling, and was a faithful member of Christ Gospel Church in Jeffersonville, Ind.
Joseph Edward Tondreau, age 71 of Berwyn, passed away in his home Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. Joseph was born Dec. 19, 1940, at the family home in Mason City, to Lewis J. and Marjorie Ruth (Cox) Tondreau. He grew up in the Mason City area and attended Hopewell Grade School then went on to later graduate from Mason City High School in 1959.
He was well known by a couple different names, depending on where he was at the time. Some know him as Joe while others know him as Ed, however, knowing him and his sense of humor, he was probably known by several other names as well.