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March 28th, 2014

Bruning Issues Consumer Alert: Fake IRS Call Scam Targeting Nebraska

March 28, 2014

LINCOLN - Attorney General Jon Bruning today issued a consumer alert for Nebraskans to be wary of a phone scam reported by the IRS as the largest of its kind. Victims have reported threats of driver's license suspension, arrest and deportation.

"My office has received 20 reports of this scam since January," said Bruning. "Calls may appear legitimate because the scammer has spoofed an IRS number for caller IDs. And, the caller often knows the last four digits of the victim's Social Security number."

March 28, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

March 28, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No school events

Community Events:
* Art & Photo Competition in Comstock Gallery from noon to 4pm
* Ortello Dale Wine Tasting for customer appreciation from 5-7pm
* 2014 Knights of Columbus Fish Fries in Anselmo at the Winters Library Building from 5:30-7pm

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 today

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

March 27th

Bow women arrested in toddler's death

March 27, 2014

An investigation into the November 2013 death of a 20-month old boy has led to the arrest of two Broken Bow women on charges of Second Degree Murder and Child Abuse Leading to the Death of a Child.

Winter Persists in Central Nebraska

March 27, 2014

White out conditions throughout the Custer County Chief coverage area. Please drive safely if you have to be out on the roads. Stay in if possible.

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON.
* TIMING...A BAND OF SNOW WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST THROUGH NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA THROUGH THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS.

March 26th

March 26, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

March 26, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Late Start

Community Events:
* Sermons A-La Carte 2014 continues
* JMMMMC Lamaze and Childbirth Education at the Broken Bow Hospital in Conference Room A

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 today

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

March 27, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

March 26, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No school events

Community Events:
* Diaper Depot to be held at the First Baptist Church in Broken Bow from 3-6pm

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 today

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

March 25th

Tornado drill set for Wednesday

March 25, 2014

In conjunction with National Severe Weather Awareness Week, the National Weather Service will be conducting a state-wide tornado test tomorrow (March 26).

1. Two *TEST* Tornado Watches will be issued Wednesday, March 26,at approximately 10am CDT. One ** TEST** Tornado Watch will be issued for the entire state of Iowa, and another **TEST** Tornado Watch will cover all of Nebraska. These test watches will be issued in support of Severe Weather Awareness activities and will remain in effect for about 1 hour, until 11am CDT, Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

March 25, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

March 25, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No school events

Community Events:
* DOY baseball and softball sign-up at the Broken Bow Municipal Building from 5pm-8pm
* Storm Spotter Training Offered at the Callaway Fire Hall, classes 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:
* Custer County Board of Supervisors will meet as County Board of Equalization in the Board Room of the Courthouse in Broken Bow

March 24th

State legislature votes to ban lion hunting

March 24, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mountain lions in Nebraska could once again be off-limits to hunters if a bill passed by state senators on Monday becomes law.

Lawmakers gave final approval to a bill that would permanently end the state's mountain lion hunting season just two years after it was approved. The 28-13 vote came a few days after opponents mounted a last-minute filibuster to try to block it.

The bill now heads to Gov. Dave Heineman, who has up to five days to act on the bill. Jen Rae Wang, the governor's communications director, declined to say Monday what action Heineman might take.

March 24, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

March 24, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Winter Sports Banquet at the One Box Convention Center starting at 6:30 pm

Community Events:
* Love and Logic Classes Starting at the United Methodist Church starting at 6pm until 8pm
* 2014 Youth One Box Shooting Program starts 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:
* Broken Bow Board of Public Works of the City of Broken Bow will meet at 12 NOON at the Municipal Building in the Council Chambers

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