June 29th, 2015
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â Gov. Pete Ricketts and his father contributed most of the $244,000 collected by to the Nebraskans for the Death Penalty campaign in its first reporting period, according to expense reports released Friday.
Ricketts and his father, TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts, each contributed $100,000 to the ballot drive that seeks to put the death penalty question on the 2016 ballot. The group released its financial information ahead of a Tuesday filing deadline with the state.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â The general election is nearly a year and a half away, but some candidates for Nebraska Legislature are already jumping into the 2016 race to replace senators who are slated to leave office.
The Nebraska Secretary of State's office is receiving "a handful of calls a week" from potential candidates asking about filing requirements, deadlines and fees, said spokeswoman Laura Strimple.
Monday night is the Ladies Steak Fry.
The A-M Foundation Banquet is Friday at the One Box Convention Center in Broken Bow.
Saturday, July 4th there will be a Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Callaway Ball Field.
Halsey, NE âÂ The Gaston Bridge on the Bessey Ranger District will be receiving necessary repairs starting June 30 and concluding on July 3. The bridge is located approximately 2 miles east of Thedford, NE on Gaston Road #259, where it crosses the Middle Loop River. The Gaston Road is the west entrance to the ranger district.
The construction scheduled for this week will be the following:
Pour South half of South B street intersection.
Pour east half of 5th Ave from 109+75 to 111+23.
Pour radii and driveways and sidewalks at South B intersection.
Move to North B street intersection.
Myers plans to move to the North B intersection and begin removals next week. JEO will be staking on Tuesday (7/6).
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads.
This weekend is Big Sky Jubilee in Anselmo. Also this weekend is Callaway's Pioneer Picnic.
See our calendar of events for more information on these events and to see what is happening around you.
John Raymond Taylor, 85, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015, at his home under the care of his family and Hands of Hope Home Health and Hospice.
John was born in Mason City to Ray B. and Addie Wright Taylor March 13, 1930. He attended Mason City School and graduated at the age of 17.
John is survived by his wife, Roberta, his daughter, Barbara Taylor, his son, John (Anita) Taylor, all of Idaho Falls, Idaho; and his daughter-in-law, Patricia Taylor of Aloha, Ore.
Lilas Marie Smith, 88, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015, at Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie, Wyo. surrounded by her family and holding the hand of her sweetheart of over 71 years.
Lilas Turner was born May 11, 1927, in Brewster, to Fred and Augusta Turner. She was an only child.
During high school she met the love of her life, Laddie Guy Smith. They were married Aug. 4, 1944, and soon started their family on the Smith Ranch in Brewster.
Eugene âChatâ R. Chartraw, age 90 of Ansley, died Thursday, June 18, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society St. Johnâs Nursing Home in Kearney.
Funeral services were Monday, June 22, 2015, at St. Josephâs Catholic Church in Broken Bow with Father Jim Hunt officiating.Â Burial was Tuesday at the Ansley Cemetery with Military Honors.
Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.Â
Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Program.Â