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August 28th, 2014

Some things to watch in the Big Ten during Week 1 of the season:

August 28, 2014

GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 14 Wisconsin vs. No. 13 LSU, Saturday, at Houston. Despite losing 13 starters from last year's 9-4 team, including eight on defense, the Badgers are a popular pick to win the Big Ten West. What better way to measure themselves than by playing one of the SEC's most consistent winners? Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen hadn't named a starting quarterback as of mid-week, though all indications pointed to converted safety-wide receiver Tanner McEvoy. LSU has won an FBS-record 45 straight regular-season non-conference games since 2002.

Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member

August 28, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation.

Broken Bow's 'Brand' unveiled

August 28, 2014

Rooted, but not standing still

Broken Bow, you’ve been ‘Branded!’ and it’s been a long time coming.

The official logo shown here as a graphics with this article, along with its accompany narrative was introduced to the community this week.

“I love it, love it, love it,” said Melissa Garcia, president of the Custer Economic Development Corporation.

Bernice M. Blakeman, 94

August 28, 2014

Bernice M. Blakeman, age 94, of Broken Bow, died Tuesday, Aug.19, 2014 at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.

Bernice was born Sept. 7, 1919, at Callaway to John P. and Anna M.L. (Schmidt) Blakeman. She graduated from Merna High School in 1940.

Bernice spent her entire life on the family farm and ranch on Cliff Table west of Merna. In 2000 she moved to Broken Bow with her sister, Ilene.

She is a past member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary.

Bernice enjoyed feeding and watching the many wild birds that frequented her yard.

Doris E. Hartman, 77

August 28, 2014

Doris E. Hartman, 77, of Kearney died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug.28, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kearney. Pastor Duane Duley will officiate and burial will follow at Kearney Cemetery.
Visitation with family was Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to the family for designation at a later date.

Douglas Michael Young, 57

August 28, 2014

Douglas Michael Young parted from this life July 27, 2014, in Vernon Co, Mo. Born Sept. 29, 1956, to Harold LeRoy Young and Patricia Waldron Young in Callaway.

Doug graduated from CHS in 1975. He spent the summers of his high school years working with his dad in his painting business.

Alfred McCullough, 90

August 28, 2014

Alfred McCullough, of Broken Bow, passed away Aug. 21, 2014 in Broken Bow. Visitation were at Govier Brother’s Mortuary Aug. 24, 2014.

Funeral services were at the Berean Church, Broken Bow Monday, Aug.25 with the Rev. Larry DeMoss officiating. Burial followed at Ansley Cemetery in Ansley, with Govier Brother’s Mortuary handling the funeral arrangements.

Alfred Earl McCullough was born in a soddy south of Berwyn to David W. and Chloe (Johnston) McCullough Sept. 8, 1923. He walked to Fairview Elementary School where he graduated from eighth grade.

Virginia (Monson) Mauler, 96

August 28, 2014

Virginia (Monson) Mauler, age 96, of Sargent, Nebraska died August 18, 2014 in the Burwell Community Health Center in Burwell, Nebraska. Virginia was born November 17, 1917 in West Union, Nebraska to Otto and Eunice (Pulliam) Monson. Virginia grew up in the Sargent Community graduating from Sargent High School in 1935. She continued her education to become a school teacher. Virginia taught three years at Coburg Country School. Virginia also worked for her dad, Otto Monson, and her uncle Floyd Pulliam at the Sargent Livestock Commission Company.

Rosella Viola Klug, 64

August 28, 2014

Rosie was born to Herman Klug and Arlean Krueger Klug on August 18, 1950 in Norfolk, Nebr. She moved to the Oconto area when she joined the Fred and Velma Kranz family as a foster child in her early teens.

After graduating from Platte Valley Academy in Shelton, Nebr. in 1968, Rosie attended nursing school at Porter Hospital in Denver, Colo. During her nursing career, she worked in various facets of nursing ranging from nursing homes, assisted living and mental health for over 40 years until taking early retirement due to health issues.

Cornelia Jean Shears, 90

August 28, 2014

Jean Shears, age 90, of Broken Bow, Ne. died Wednesday Aug. 13, 2014 at the St. John’s Good Samaritan Center in Kearney, Nebraska.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 16th Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow, Nebraska with Stanley Morrison and Julie Harthorn officiating.  Graveside services were conducted at the Hillcrest Cemetery at Thedford, Neb.  Visitation was August 15 at Govier Brothers with family greeting friends. A memorial will be decided on at a later date.

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