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September 28th, 2015

Coming up this Week

September 28, 2015

Today is the Arcadia Blood Drive.
Friday there will be a Flu Shot Clinic in Callaway.
See our calendar of events for more information.

September 25th

VIDEO: Pope Arrives at Ground Zero

September 25, 2015

Pope Francis prayed silently at the two massive waterfall pools that mark the footprints of the World Trade Center's twin towers before they were felled by the 2001 terrorist attacks.

In Case You Missed It

September 25, 2015

This Friday through Sunday is Nebraska Junk Jaunt.
Events on Saturday include the Dunning Volunteer Fire Department Annual Barbecue and the Broken Bow Mud Drags.
See our calendar of events for more information.

September 24th

Sargent Pipe featured on the Science Channel

September 24, 2015

Thursday, Sept. 24 at 9 p.m.(eastern)/8 p.m. (central), Sargent Pipe will be featured on the Science Channel's "How It's Made" in a segment called "Water Pumps."
The employees at Sargent Pipe and Sargent Irrigation show the process of building a Turbine Pump.

Throwback Thursday from September 29, 1975

September 24, 2015

This week we throwback to the Monday, September 29, 1975 issue of the Custer County Chief.
Pictured is the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) fleet which toured Nebraska from September 15 to October 10, 1975. On October 1, one of the units was in Broken Bow on the North Side of the city square.
This was part of the DAV's outreach program. Since many disabled veterans or their dependents had trouble getting to regional offices the DAV came to them.

September 22nd

Man shot by police across the street from Nebraska Capitol

September 22, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police say a man who was shot outside the Nebraska Capitol was fleeing from authorities who had initiated a traffic stop.

Capt. Dan Reitan says police stopped the man shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday about four blocks west of the Capitol before he fled.

Reitan says officers were told the man was armed. He says the man was shot at least once on 14th Street along the western edge of the Capitol. No officers were injured.

New state website lets Nebraska voters register online

September 22, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents with a driver's license or state identification card can now register to vote at a new state website.

Secretary of State John Gale said Tuesday that the site is now online at . The announcement was timed to coincide with National Voter Registration Day.

Nebraska is the 24th state to enact an online voter registration system, following Pennsylvania, Hawaii and Massachusetts earlier this year. Nebraska's website is also available in Spanish.

Nebraska High School AP Football Rankings

September 22, 2015

Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph.

Unclaimed Photographs

September 22, 2015

These photos are in our unclaimed basket. If you know anyone in these pictures please let them know so they can stop by to get them.

If you think you may have a picture in our unclaimed basket stop in the office to take a look.

September 21st

Coming up this Week

September 21, 2015

Monday through Wednesday there is an Autumn Art workshop at the Nebraska National Forest in Halsey.
The Broken Bow FFA Labor Auction is Monday evening.
Le-Vel Local will have a Thrive Experience Wednesday at the Cobblestone Hotel in Broken Bow.
See our calendar of events for more information.

The Broken Bow Homecoming parade will start at 1:45 at the school and proceed south on 9th street....
The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings...
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