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February 10th, 2013

UPDATE: School late starts (Blizzard Warnings Continue)

February 10, 2013

According to (see the upper right hand corner of this website) A blizzard warning remains in effect until midnight tonight

Anselmo-Merna Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start Monday, no a.m. preschool
Ansley Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start Monday, buses run accordingly
Arcadia Public Schools – 10 a.m. last start Monday, buses run accordingly, no preschool
Arnold Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start, buses run accordingly, no preschool
Burwell Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start Monday.
Loup County Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start Monday

February 9th

Area Schools state qualifying wrestlers

February 9, 2013

Area Schools qualified 18 wrestlers for the state tournament in Omaha Feb. 14-16 at the Centuylink Center. Sargent Burwell sent the most with seven and Anselmo-Merna's Jake Wells has the best record going into state at 36-0.

Jake Wells (36-0)- 160
Clinten Fales (26-19)- 285

Bo Slingsby (24-13)- 120
Matt Eberle (25-14)- 220

Broken Bow
No Qualifiers

Calvin Frerichs (37-3)- 152
Grant Clausen (36-8)- 285

South Loup
Garret Dockweiler (29-7)- 160

Justin Miller (33-9)- 120
Evan Gideon (38-6)- 132

February 8th

Feb. 8 Basketball Scoreboard

February 8, 2013

Boys Scores:

Ansley-Litchfield 49 Anselmo-Merna 47
Twin Loup 50 ENLS 41
Sandhills/Thedford 59 Cody Kilgore 22
Overton 63 SEM 32
Cozad 69 Broken Bow 52

Arcadia vs South Loup Score not in yet

Girls Scores:

Ansley-Litchfield 47 Anselmo-Merna 29
ENLS 39 Twin Loup 36
Sandhills/Thedford 68 Cody Kilgore 24
SEM 35 Overton 33
Cozad 56 Broken Bow 45

Arcadia vs South Loup Score not in yet

Bow’s Levi French takes flight

February 8, 2013

Ever since Broken Bow high school senior Levi French would join his Dad, Lynn on joy flights as a young child, he had always dreamed that he too would be able to take control and take to the air.
It won't be long now before French will be able to make that dream a reality. French has already earned his student pilot license, which allows him to fly by himself within a 40-mile radius of Broken Bow and is able to go longer distances with his instructor or Lynn, who has a full-time private pilot's license.

Jaime Elizabeth Blakeman

February 8, 2013

James, Karen and Michael Blakeman of Eaton, Colo., have welcomed Jaime Elizabeth into their home. Jaime arrived Jan. 7, 2013, weighing in at 7 pounds 5 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Janet Six. Paternal grandparents are Bob and Judy Blakeman.

Elmer "Bub" Geiser, 89

February 8, 2013

Elmer LeRoy Geiser was born June 27, 1923, to Elmer Charles and Vera Fern (Phifer) Geiser on their ranch northeast of Arnold. He was the second of seven children.
Bub became known by the nickname he acquired as a young child. He was called “Little Brother” which came out sounding like “Little Bubber”.
He attended Arnold High School and graduated in 1940.

June Mehal, 90

February 8, 2013

June Mehal, 90, of Pompano Beach, Fla., passed away Feb. 2, 2013, in Bradenton, Fla., where she had been a resident for the past year at the Summerfield Assisted Living Home.

Leila Johnson, 96

February 8, 2013

Leila Johnson, age 96, of rural Anselmo, died Thursday Jan. 31, 2013, at her home near Anselmo.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Mary Jane Gockley officiating. Burial was in the Merna Cemetery at Merna, with Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow in charge of arrangements.Memorials may be made to the Broken Bow Library.
Leila Johnson was born June 22, 1916 in Gross, Nebr., to Carl Antoine and Ruth (Keller) Micheel. She grew up and attended school in the Thedford and Wood Lake communities.

Merle Peterson, 85

February 8, 2013

Merle J Peterson, 85, formerly of Taylor, entered into his Savior's presence Jan. 29, 2013, at the Callaway District Hospital.

Lucile Whitney, 96

February 8, 2013

Lucile Doris Daily was born Dec. 30, 1916, to Chalmers and Grace (Hammond) Daily in Columbus City, Iowa. She passed away into glory Feb. 1, 2013, at Heritage Hall in Broken Bow.
Her childhood was spent around Milburn, as in 1921 her family moved there to farm near the Middle Loup River. She graduated from Milburn High School in 1933, then attended Kearney State Teacher's College and earned her teaching certificate in 1935. She taught grade school at District 57 in Custer County, and also District 59 in Prairie Center.

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