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March 1st, 2013

Committee focuses on guns, drugs, flying lanterns

March 1, 2013

LINCOLN – Guns, drugs and flying lanterns were among legislative bills debated during the Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee hearings, Thursday, Feb. 28.
LB390, sponsored by Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial would remove the Nebraska governor's powers to take guns and ammunition under the Emergency Management Act.
“It’s the times of emergency that you need (guns) the most to protect your own self,” he said.

Probation officers kick off careers in Bow

March 1, 2013

A/M grad returns home -

Terisa Gilligan doesn’t exactly fit the image most would have of a probation officer. But that does not deter her from doing her job.
The 2006 Anselmo-Merna High School graduate began her duties as probation officer in Custer County in September 2011 - though she says that was not her first career choice.
After high school, Terisa went to McCook Community College where she was a member of the volleyball team. After one year in McCook she transferred to Mid Plains Community College in North Platte, where she earned her associate’s degree.

Discussion heats up concerning housing requests

March 1, 2013

The Broken Bow Planning Commission was greeted by a host of visitors during their monthly meeting Feb. 22 in the Broken Bow Municipal Building. On the agenda were three separate requests involving plans for multi-family housing within the city.
Up first was Brad Quackenbush, addressing the board in regards to a property he owns at 437 North 12th Street. The structure is currently set up as a duplex, however Quackenbush is in the process of renovating the property and dividing it into three or four units, requiring permission from the commission.

February 28th

Kristina Allen, 19

February 28, 2013

Kristina Allen, 19, of Callaway, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in an automobile accident near Giltner.
She was born June 12, 1993, in North Platte, to David Allen and Ann Marie Dauel. Kristina attended grade school in Florida and middle school at Fort Walton Beach, Fla. She moved to Callaway in 2007, where she attended school and graduated with the class of 2012.

Dennis A. Seidel, 55

February 28, 2013

Dennis Andrew Seidel, 55, of Sargent, died Feb. 24, 2013, at the Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow, as the result of a tractor accident.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at the Sargent Public School in Sargent. Burial will be in the Somerford Cemetery near Sargent. Pastor Alan Petersen will officiate. A memorial visitation will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday at Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Sargent Veteran’s Memorial.

Margie Peterson, 84

February 28, 2013

Margie Ann Peterson, 84 of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Broken Bow, NE died Feb. 19, 2013, at her daughters home in Cedar Rapids from kidney failure. Funeral services were Feb. 23, 2013, at the Church of Christ in Broken Bow with Minister Jerry Rickets officiating. Inurnment will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery at a later date. Iverson Memorial Chapel of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.
Margie was born in Primrose, Aug. 15, 1928, the daughter of Emery and Clara (Aerhart) Cunningham. She grew up around the Spalding area with her parents, two sisters and a brother.

Dorothy Hinze, 86

February 28, 2013

Dorothy Eleanor Hinze of Lincoln was born Dec. 30, 1925, in Stamford, to Clarence and Mary Lehman White. Dorothy was baptized and confirmed at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Stamford. She graduated from Stamford High School where she was active in sports and was a cheerleader. After high school Dorothy went on to be a cosmetologist.
Dorothy was united in marriage to Darrell E. Hinze. This marriage lasted 52 years until Darrell's death in 1997. Three children were born of this union: Nancy, Terry and Judy.

Harold LeRoy Young, 83

February 28, 2013

Harold LeRoy Young was born March 9, 1927, at Gates, and departed this life Feb. 19, 2013, at the Highland Health Care Center, Bella Vista, Ark., at the age of 85 years.
After graduating from Callaway High School in 1945, LeRoy was drafted into the Army. Upon discharge the GI Bill of Rights offered the opportunity to learn a trade, so LeRoy became a butter-maker and worked at the Callaway Co-op Creamery for 25 years, later becoming manager. He won third place in a butter-tasting competition at the state milk and cream convention in Lincoln.

Dollie Garris, 91

February 28, 2013

The angels came for Dollie Garris, 91 of Broken Bow, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. She is formerly of Sargent
Funeral services were Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Chaplain Steve Shanno officiating. Burial was in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Sargent, with Pastor Marvin Bauer officiating.
Dollie was born April 30, 1921, northeast of Broken Bow to Thomas and Nettie Grim. She graduated from Wester-ville school in 1939, in the biggest class of 10 students.

Leona McAlevy, 79

February 28, 2013

Leona Marie McAlevy, 79 of Merna, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Jennie Melham Memorial Hospital in Broken Bow. A celebration of life was Feb. 14, 2013 at The Immanuel Lutheran Church in Merna with Pastor Ryan Loeslie officiating. Burial was in the Merna Cemetery.
Leona was born at Brady June 27, 1933, to John Walter and Lily Fran (Dovenbarger) Parkhurst. She attended school thru the 8th grade, and married Luther Dale McAlevy in Mason City at her parents house June ll, 1950.