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One Box ladies board presents 50-year cookbook

November 12, 2010

Since its beginning in 1961, the Nebraska One Box Pheasant Hunt has grown to be an annual event of worldwide interest. Founded by the late Tom Varney, Jr., the hunt was patterned after the One Shot Antelope Hunt held in Wyoming.

Lindsey Mathias & Nathan Hanson

November 5, 2010

Rick and Janet Mathias of Syracuse, Kansas, are proud to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lindsey Dawn Mathias, to Nathan Tyler Hanson, son of Russell and Amber Hanson of Brewster. Lindsey is the granddaughter of Paul and Ellen Mathias, and Wendell and Tillie Jacobs, both of Hutchinson, Kansas. Nathan is the grandson of Don and Darlene Hanson of Wahoo, and Bette and the late Allen Nygren of Brewster.

Braydon James Cunningham

October 27, 2010

Paul and Jenna Cunningham proudly announce the birth of their son, Braydon James, born Sept. 26, 2010. Braydon weighed 9 pounds 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Grandparents are Rick and Dee Jones, and Don and Karen Cunningham.Great-grandparents are Carrell and Marie Jones, Dan and Dee Cunningham and Ron and Barb Robertson.

Annual branding keeps this Anselmo cook busy

October 21, 2010

ANSELMO - - Basic country cooking, with family recipes, is how Kristi Mason describes her style. Kristi gives credit for her ability to her Grandma Peltzer, who she used to visit on the weekends as a girl.
During this time, Kristi experienced the best of both worlds. She was able to help the guys outside with the animals and come back inside to assist in the kitchen as well.

Clark & Daphne Christensen

October 13, 2010

Joe and Laura Christensen of Omaha, are proud to announce the birth of their children, Clark John and Daphne Marie.
Clark and Daphne were born July 27, 2010, at the Methodist Women’s Hospital in Omaha. Clark weighed 3 pounds 14 ounces and was 17.25 inches long. Daphne was 3 pounds 4 ounces and 16.25 inches long. Their brother, Charles “Charlie” Grant, was born into God’s hands.
Grandparents are Paul and Ginny John of Broken Bow, and Jim and Shirley Christensen of Mead.

Alisha Franzen & Emmanuel Incoom

October 13, 2010

Alisha Franzen of Bennington, and Emmanuel Incoom of Waterloo, would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding Oct. 22.
Parents of the couple are Jason and Cindy Gates of Broken Bow, and Faustina and Boniface Incoom of Accra-Ghana, Africa.
Alisha is a 2005 graduate of Broken Bow High School and a graduate of the Omaha School of Massage Therapy. She is currently employed at Country Comfort Massage, Inc., in Omaha.
Emmanuel is currently attending UNO in Omaha.

Christmas gift leads to canning hobby

October 13, 2010

MASON CITY - - Tame or wild, it doesn’t matter to Loretta Lovitt! Every fall she cans a turkey; whether it’s been purchased or shot depends on the outcome of turkey season.
During turkey season, it’s not unusual for hunters to ask permission to use her land, as she lives in the country outside of Mason City. After a successful hunt, it’s customary for her to receive thanks by being given one of the birds that was bagged. On occasions such as these, Loretta tells the men just to skin the bird and she’ll do the rest.

Westerville bread baker enjoys her bread maker

October 7, 2010

WESTERVILLE - - Baking bread has long been Denise Kaelin’s specialty. A few years ago, Denise decided to purchase a bread machine, and since then has tried many new bread recipes.
Several of the recipes came with the instruction manual that accompanied the machine. As Denise tried the recipes from the pamphlet, she placed a star next to them. She recently noted that she’s used almost every recipe the booklet had to offer.

Louie Stithem loves to smoke…meat that is

September 29, 2010

“Cooking has been a big part of my life forever,” he commented - and that’s no joke. Louie Stithem has been smoking meat religiously for the last 35 years, and is still going strong.
When asked who got him started, Louie didn’t hesitate to mention his buddy John Sweeny. Back then, the boys used modified refrigerators as their smokers. Louie continued with this method until recently when he purchased a gas fired, stainless steel smoker.

Emily Osterhoudt & Aaron Withington

September 29, 2010

Emily Osterhoudt and Aaron Withington, both of Big Springs, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dwight and Joan Osterhoudt of Callaway. She is employed at Ogallala Community Hospital.
The groom is the son of Irv Withington of Wrag, Colo., and Becky Franken of Chappell. He is an owner/operator truck driver.
The couple is planning to be married Oct. 9, 2010, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Broken Bow.

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