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June 18th, 2014

Bow superintendent resigns

June 18, 2014

In a surprise move Tuesday, Broken Bow School Superintendent Mark Sievering resigned his position effective on June 30 of 2015.

The move comes on the heals of a contentious meeting Monday during which board members argued over the process and schedule for evaluating the superintendent’s job performance and changes in his job description.

Heineman vows action after prisoners wrongly freed

June 18, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman vowed Wednesday to hold accountable state officials who miscalculated prison sentences that led to the early release of some violent prisoners.

Heineman said the Department of Correctional Services miscalculated the sentences. He said that he would follow the advice of the Nebraska Attorney General's office on how the state should proceed, and whether inmates who were freed should be returned.

"I'm very unhappy about what occurred," Heineman said at a news conference. "I intend to hold those who were responsible accountable."

Twin tornados devastate Pilger

June 18, 2014

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — As two giant tornadoes bore down on this tiny farming town in northeast Nebraska, Trey Wisniewski heard the storm sirens, glanced out at the blackening sky and rushed with his wife into their basement.

"My wife was holding our animals, and I was holding on to my wife. We could feel the suction try to pull us out of there," he said Tuesday.

June 18, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

June 18, 2014

Community Events:
* Food Preservation Workshop offered at the Broken Bow 4-H Building starting at 6:30pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled at this time

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

June 17th

June 17, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

June 17, 2014

Community Events:
* Lamaze & Childbirth Education at JMMMMC conference room A starting at 7pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Lower Loup Natural Resources District's Water Resources Committee will meet at 10am at the District's Headquarters in Ord
* The Programs/Projects Committee will me at 1pm at the District's Headquarters in Ord

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

June 16th

June 16, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

June 16, 2014

Community Events:
* Bessey Complex is now Open for the 2014 Season

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Board of Education of School District 21-0025 will meet at 5:30pm in room 414 of the high school

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

June 15th

June 15, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska: Happy Father's Day!

June 15, 2014

Community Events:
* Free Movie Matinee at the Broken Bow Tiffany Theater starting at 2pm
* Muddy Creek Celebration continues in Ansley

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled at this time

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

June 14th

June 14, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

June 14, 2014

Community Events:
* Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame Banquet at the Community Center in Callaway
* Eddyville Rodeo continues at 7:30pm
* Broken Bow Elk's Lodge Flag Day Ceremony at the Lodge starting at 7:00am
* Muddy Creek Celebration continues in Ansley

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled at this time

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

June 13th

June 13, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

June 13, 2014

Community Events:
* VBS continues at the Broken Bow E-Free Church
* Muddy Creek Celebration continues in Ansley
* Pie & Ice Cream Social at the Custer County Historical Society starting at 5:00pm
* First day of the Eddyville Rodeo starting at 7:30pm
* Ansley 5k Neon/Glow Fun Run & Walk in Ansley starting at 8:30pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled at this time

June 12th

June 12, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

June 12, 2014

Community Events:
* Cobblestone Hotel will honor members of the Merna American Legion on its marquee
* VBS continues at the Broken Bow E-Free Church
* Muddy Creek Celebration continues in Ansley

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No meetings scheduled at this time

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.