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October 2nd, 2014

Roxie Ann Mann, 80

October 2, 2014

Roxie Ann Mann was born Jan. 27, 1934, to Howard and Florence (Miller) Tiff east of Broken Bow in the Dutchmen Valley area.

She attended Goose Valley School and Hanna Corner School until high school when she went to Ansley, graduating in 1952.

After graduation she married Ross O. Mann, Jr. Oct, 25, 1952 in Broken Bow. To this union were born four children.

Roxie worked several places in Broken Bow including the hospital, some nursing homes and numerous years in BD shortly after they opened their plant in Broken Bow.

Harold Junior Willis, 71

October 2, 2014

Harold Junior Willis, 71 of Callaway, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Callaway District Hospital.

Junior was born July 20, 1943, in Lexington, to Harold and Margaret (Klein) Willis. He grew up near Merna, until 1959, when the family moved to his lifelong home, the ranch north of Callaway.

In 1960, he began his farming and ranching career with his father. The partnership would later become Willis Land and Cattle. After the move, Junior began attending Callaway High School. It was there he met the love of his life, Nancy Cantrell.

Dean E. Headley, 89

October 2, 2014

Dean E. Headley, 89, of Callaway, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

He was born May 5, 1925, in Oconto, to James Weaver and Nellie Frances (Emfield) Headley.

Dean was a 1943 graduate of Callaway High School. Following graduation, he served his country in the United States Navy in the European Theater.

He was united in marriage to Margie Pitkin July 27, 1947, at Callaway.

September 28th

Members sought for Nebraska health care boards

September 28, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Board of Health is seeking professional members for several health care boards.

The boards are responsible for licensing health care providers. Terms run for five years.

There are vacancies on boards for alcohol and drug counseling; audiology and speech language pathology; chiropractic; cosmetology; dentistry; mental health practice; nursing; psychologists; podiatry; registered environmental health specialists; and veterinary medicine and surgery.

No. 21 Nebraska 45, Illinois 14.

September 28, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Even if Wes Lunt had been able to play against Nebraska, it probably wouldn't have mattered. Not with the Illinois defense unable to slow the Cornhuskers' running game.

The Illini allowed 458 yards rushing and 624 overall in a 45-14 loss to the No. 21 Huskers on Saturday night.

"We knew from coming into this week that they wanted to run the ball. Outside zone, inside zone, they wanted to run the ball," linebacker T.J. Neal Jr. said. "They're a running team. And they had an aggressive offensive line that made it hard to get to the running back."

Members sought for Nebraska health care boards

September 28, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Board of Health is seeking professional members for several health care boards.

The boards are responsible for licensing health care providers. Terms run for five years.

There are vacancies on boards for alcohol and drug counseling; audiology and speech language pathology; chiropractic; cosmetology; dentistry; mental health practice; nursing; psychologists; podiatry; registered environmental health specialists; and veterinary medicine and surgery.

Governor hopefuls promise action on property taxes

September 28, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Property taxes have surfaced as a key issue in Nebraska's race for governor, with the candidates offering drastically different approaches for easing the burden on farmers, ranchers and homeowners.

VIDEO: Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini after Illinois

September 28, 2014

Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini after Illinois

September 26th

September 25 volleyball scores

September 26, 2014

VOLLEYBALL

Adams Central def. Holdrege, 25-23, 25-19, 17-25, 25-23
Arcadia-Loup City def. Wood River, 19-25, 25-15, 25-18, 25-21
Ashland-Greenwood def. Fort Calhoun, 25-24, 25-23, 25-22
Auburn def. Palmyra, 19-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-22
Beatrice def. Fairbury, 25-19, 25-21, 25-13
Bellevue East def. Omaha South, 25-17, 25-8, 25-11
Bellevue West def. Omaha Northwest, 25-7, 25-15, 25-12
Bishop Neumann def. St. Albert, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 25-23, 25-22, 25-21
Burwell def. Valentine, 25-9, 14-25, 22-25, 25-12, 15-13
Cambridge def. Arapahoe, 25-19, 25-13, 26-24

No. 21 Nebraska opens Big Ten play against Illinois

September 26, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ameer Abdullah has the third-most rushing attempts in the nation and has touched the ball on one-third of Nebraska's plays from scrimmage.

He wants to continue with the heavy workload.

"I feel better in week No. 4 than I have in previous seasons," Abdullah said.

That's good for the 21st-ranked Cornhuskers (4-0) and bad for Illinois (3-1), which visits Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

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