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Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Till

January 20, 2011

On the magical afternoon of August 14, 2010, while surrounded by friends and family, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Robert Cupp married Whitney Rhiannon Reinhard and Christopher William Till in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
The bride is the daughter of Cindy and Chuck Wagner of Fremont, and the grandaughter of Darlene "Pug" and the late Richard Kapustka, Charles "Bub" and Wanda Sargent, and the late Jean and Jerry Reinhard, all of Broken Bow.
She graduated from Hastings College in 2006, and
is employed as the Assistant Business Manager of Glen Helen Ecology Institute.

Kay Strong & Carl Prather

December 29, 2010

Kay Marie Strong, of Grand Island, and Carl Prather, of Randall, Kan., would like to announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Wayne Strong and Jill Strong of Grand Island, formerly of Broken Bow. She is a 1992 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and graduated from Drake University Law School in 1994.
Kay is currently serving as managing attorney at the Grand Island Office of Legal Aid of Nebraska.
She spent 13 years as a foster parent in Custer and Hall counties. She has six daughters and eight grandchildren.

Mr. & Mrs. K. John Kugler

December 22, 2010

Gwendolyn Lee Hollibaugh and Kevin John Kugler, both of Broken Bow, were united in marrriage Oct. 8, 2010. Parents of the couple are Gary and LeeAnn Govier of Eddyville, and Wilmadeen Cramer of Aurora and the late Wyvern Kugler. Attendants were Julie Klinkman and Tom Myers, both of Broken Bow. A wedding reception and Husker tailgate party was held at the Tiffany Theater in Broken Bow Nov. 20, where family and friends enjoyed the Husker game on the Big Screen.

Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Swanson

December 22, 2010

Jessica Blackburn and Andrew Swanson were united in marriage June 19, 2010, at St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Broken Bow. Pastor Roger Quandt officiated the evening service. Music was provided by Eva Quandt.
Bridesmaids were Sheena Lewandowski of North Platte, friend of the bride; Jessica Tryon of Marysville, Kan., cousin of the bride; and Sarah Keefe of Broken Bow, friend of the bride.
Groomsmen were Travis Swanson of Killeen, Texas, brother of the groom; Marcus Blackburn of Broken Bow, brother of the bride; and Jay Holmes Jr. of Kearney, friend of the groom.

Keely Jo Rapp

December 15, 2010

Jeff and Heather (Sonnichsen) Rapp of Lincoln would like to announce the birth of their daughter Keely Jo Rapp. Keely was born Sept. 26, 2010. She weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
Her grandparents are Rod and Deb Sonnichsen of Broken Bow, and Kevin and Jeanne Rapp of Ansley. Great-grandparents are Johnny and Loris Wright of Broken Bow, Jean Bargman of Bloomfield, and Phyllis Sonnichsen of Creighton. Keely also has a great-great grandma, Opal Whitney of Bloomfield.

Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Jensen

December 15, 2010

Christina Upton and Stephen Jensen, both of Ashland, were united in marriage Oct. 9, 2010, at the Slattery Vintage Estates at Nehawka, Nebr., with Drew Birnie officiating.
Parents of the bride are Randy and Christy Upton of Sidney, Iowa, and Cindy and Curt Hanson of Louisville.
Parents of the groom are John and Judy Jensen of Gothenburg, and Barb Jensen of Broken Bow.
Bridesmaids were Rachel Tietgen, Brianne Crosswhite, Nicole Hanson and Larissa Schaefer. Flower girl was Addison Upton, niece of the bride.

Keeley Ann Moninger

December 9, 2010

Dell and Kristine Moninger of Broken Bow would like to announce the birth of their daughter Keeley Ann. She was born October 23rd weighing 7 lbs 7 1/2 oz, 19 1/2" long and was welcomed home by big brother Caleb. Grandparents are Rick and Teri Buhlmann of Broken Bow, Lee and Sherry Hueftle of Eustis, John Moninger of North Loup . Great Grandparents are Gladys and Irv Spangler of Callaway, Everett and Arlene Moninger of Merna, Leona Buhlmann of Albion, LaRaye and Charlene Schurr of Eustis, Karl and Janice Hueftle of Cozad.

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Franssen

December 8, 2010

Elizabeth Varney of Arnold, and Joseph Franssen of North Bend, exchanged wedding vows Sept. 25, 2010, at the United Methodist Church in Arnold, with the Rev. Dale Coates officiating.
Parents of the bride are Tiff and Barb Varney of Arnold, and the groom's parents are Louise Franssen of Montello, Wisc. and Tim Franssen of Anselmo.

Ansley cook gives specialty items as family gifts

December 8, 2010

ANSLEY -- While growing up, Lorraine Scott focused on helping with chores, as cooking didn’t hold much appeal. She was a self-professed tomboy, who’d rather be outside, helping her dad and brother, than in the kitchen.
“I didn’t really like to cook much, but I finally learned to enjoy it,” said Lorraine. She then recounted she had to teach herself how to prepare meals and that if something didn’t work out, it was simply thrown out.

Grant Oliver Geppert

December 1, 2010

Ryan and Gina (Caudle) Geppert would like to announce the arrival of their son, Grant Oliver.
Grant was born Oct. 16, 2010, at 2:07 a.m. at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. He weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.
He is welcomed by granadparents Larry and Teresa Caudle and Cliff and Vickie Burnett, all of Merna, and Gary and Lillian Geppert of Sioux Falls. He is also welcomed by great-grandmothers Janet hanson of Norfolk and Sylvia Geppert of Kimball, S.D.

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