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February 16th, 2011

Scott signs Letter Of Intent, commits to Wayne State

February 16, 2011

WAYNE -- Wayne State College head football coach Dan McLaughlin announced today that 16 student athletes have signed national letters of intent and/or written offers of admission and financial aid to attend Wayne State College and continue their football careers with the Wildcats. The 2011 recruiting class includes 14 high school recruits and two transfers. Seven of the 14 high school signees are from Nebraska with two more from Iowa.

Lady Broncos, Knights, Warriors advance to subdistrict finals

February 16, 2011

BROKEN BOW -- While the basketball season ended for eight area teams, three teams advance to the subdistrict finals, just two wins away from the State Tournament.
The Ansley Lady Warriors advanced to the D2-8 subdistrict final with a 59-39 win over Arcadia Tuesday night. The Lady Warriors will play North Loup-Scotia who was a 49-40 winner over Sargent.
The Mullen Lady Broncos will play Cody-Kilgore Thursday night for the D2-12 subdistrict title. The Lady Broncos were 61-23 winners over South Platte while Cody-Kilgore defeated Hyannis 42-17.

February 15th

Lady Indians, Huskies advance to subdistrict semifinals

February 15, 2011

COZAD -- The Broken Bow Lady Indians scored back-to-back baskets within nine seconds to break open a 32-32 tie game with less than two minutes remaining in the game. The Lady Indians held on to win 38-33 and advance to the Class C1-11 subdistrict semifinals against top seed, Hershey tonight at 6 p.m. in Lexington. The second game in the C1-11 subdistrict will pair Southern Valley against Cozad.

Lady Indians, Huskies advance to subdistrict semifinals

February 15, 2011

COZAD -- The Broken Bow Lady Indians scored back-to-back baskets within nine seconds to break open a 32-32 tie game with less than two minutes remaining in the game. The Lady Indians held on to win 38-33 and advance to the Class C1-11 subdistrict semifinals against top seed, Hershey tonight at 6 p.m. in Lexington. The second game in the C1-11 subdistrict will pair Southern Valley against Cozad.

February 11th

A-M becomes 100th mentoring Chapter

February 11, 2011

MERNA - - Anselmo-Merna will join communities across Nebraska, Iowa and California in an effort to provide mentors for youth in grades three through 12. TeamMates of Anselmo-Merna will have the distinction of being the 100th TeamMates Chapter.
“We are thrilled to welcome the students, staff and community of Anselmo-Merna to the TeamMates team,” said Suzanne Hince, the executive director of the TeamMates Mentoring Pro-gram. “Anselmo-Merna marks the significant milestone of our 100th Chapter and we look forward to providing great mentoring services for youth in the area.”

Public hearing set for wind farm project

February 11, 2011

Nebraska Public Power District will continue its public involvement process for its proposed Broken Bow 115,000-Volt Transmission Line project with a public hearing set for Feb. 22 in Broken Bow.
The public hearing is the third step in NPPD’s process that included two earlier public open houses used to gather information to develop a proposed route.
The public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. at the Broken Bow Municipal Building. NPPD and its consultants will present information regarding the need, engineering aspects, line route selection, and easement acquisition to the public.

Girls sub-district pairings released

February 11, 2011

Girls sub-district pairings have be set with area teams to begin play Monday and Tuesday. Match-ups and game times are as follows:

C1-11 @ Lexington
Feb. 14, 6 p.m. - #4 Broken Bow vs #5 Gothenburg
Feb. 15, 6 p.m. - Broken Bow, Gothenburg winner vs #1 Hershey
Feb. 15, 7:45 p.m. #2 Southern Valley vs Cozad

C2-10 @ Kearney Catholic
Feb. 14, 7 p.m. - #4 Burwell vs #5 South Loup
Feb. 15, 6 p.m. - Burwell, South Loup winner vs #1 Ravenna
Feb. 15, 7:45 p.m. - #2 Arapahoe vs #3 Shelton

D1-11 @ Gothenburg
Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m. - #4 Maxwell vs #5 SMC

February 10th

Trojans crowned LVC Champions

February 10, 2011

The Litchfield Trojans became the 2011 Loup Valley Conference champions last Friday night. In the boy’s championship game, the Mullen Broncos jumped out to an early 15-10 first quarter lead but the Litchfield Trojans took over the lead in the second quarter to lead 24-21 at halftime.

Lady Broncos crowned LVC Champions

February 10, 2011

The Mullen Lady Broncos became the 2011 Loup Valley Conference champions last Friday night. The Lady Broncos edged the Ansley Lady Warriors 53-52 for the girl’s championship while the Trojans held on for a 53-45 win over the Mullen Broncos for the boy’s championship.

Stanley E. Wenquist, 64

February 10, 2011

Stanley Evald Wenquist, 64 of Broken Bow, passed away Feb. 6, 2011, at the Jennie M. Melham Medical Center. Funeral services were Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, at the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow.
Stanley Evald Wenquist was born Oct. 18, 1946, in Grand Island, to Inna (Koebel) and Evald Wenquist. He was a life- long resident of Broken Bow. He attended and graduated from Broken Bow High School with the class of 1964.
He was married to Judith Gardner Aug. 14, 1966. They had two children; James Daniel and Jenifer Ellen.

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