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July 14th, 2014

July 14, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

July 14, 2014

Community Events:
* VBS at the Berean Church in Broken Bow continues
* Ice Cream Social for people 50 years and older in the Conference Room of the JMMMMC 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:
* No meetings scheduled at this time

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

July 13th

June storms caused $13M in public property damage; Custer County volunteers make the trip

July 13, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Tornadoes and thunderstorms that pummeled Nebraska last month caused an estimated $13.2 million in damage to roads, bridges, utilities and other public property, a state emergency spokeswoman said Thursday.

State officials will use the preliminary estimates when applying for federal assistance to cover the damage in 12 counties, said Jodie Fawl, a spokeswoman for the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency.

US economic growth to outpace Nebraska's

July 13, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's surging economy will slow enough this year for the rest of the nation to catch up, a state business council said in a report released Friday.

The Nebraska Business Forecast Council predicts the U.S. economy as a whole will outpace Nebraska's for the remaining months of 2014. Nebraska has enjoyed strong growth in farming and home construction in recent years.

July 13, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

July 13, 2014

Community Events:
* Crazy Days continues
* VBS at the Berean Church in Broken Bow starting at 5:30pm

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.

July 12th

July 12, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

July 12, 2014

Community Events:
* Crazy Days continues

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.

Please send calendar notifications to attention Marcy - chiefnews@custercountychief.com or through the Custer County Chief's Facebook page or through Send Us Your Event at www.custercountychief.com .

July 11th

Independent Jenkins qualifies for US Senate ballot

July 11, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A central Nebraska cattle rancher has qualified for the November ballot in Nebraska's U.S. Senate race.

The secretary of state's office confirms that Jim Jenkins, an independent, has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the ballot with Republican Ben Sasse and Democrat Dave Domina.

The candidates are running to replace U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns, who isn't seeking re-election.

Bomb threat at Broken Bow store a hoax

July 11, 2014

It was a scam and it was all about money.

A bomb threat was called into Dollar General in Broken Bow earlier today, July 11, closing the store and closing the streets leading into their parking lot.

This is not the first time the chain has been targeted. This was the fifth Nebraska store targeted today. Like threats were received in Ainsworth, O'Neill and two in Omaha in addition to the Broken Bow store.

Dollar General bomb threat called in

July 11, 2014

Custer Co. Sheriff's Office, Broken Bow Police Dept., Broken Bow Fire Dept. and EMT's responded to a possible bomb threat at Dollar General in Broken Bow. Surrounding streets are blocked off and the store is currently closed. The building has been cleared and employees have been allowed back in the building. More information will be added as it becomes available.

July 11, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

July 11, 2014

Community Events:
* Crazy Days continue

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.

Please send calendar notifications to attention Marcy - chiefnews@custercountychief.com or through the Custer County Chief's Facebook page or through Send Us Your Event at www.custercountychief.com .

July 10th

July 10, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

July 10, 2014

Community Events:
* Crazy Days begins all over Broken Bow and surrounding areas

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.

Please send calendar notifications to attention Marcy - chiefnews@custercountychief.com or through the Custer County Chief's Facebook page or through Send Us Your Event at www.custercountychief.com .

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