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June 21st, 2012

Margie Kvasnicka, 85

June 21, 2012

Margie Iva (Yohn) Kvasnicka, 85, of Wilber, passed away June 12, 2012. She was born Oct. 21, 1926, in Mason City, to William and Christina (Albrecht) Yohn
Margie attended Mason City School. She married Edwin Price, and to this union four children were born.
While working at Russell Stovers, she attended Lincoln School of Commerce then started working at the Nebraska Bookstore.

Krayton Wayne Cook

June 21, 2012

Geoff and Desirei Cook, of Broken Bow, proudly introduce their son, Krayten Wayne Cook. He was born April 8, 2012, at Jennie Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow, weighing 8.5 pounds and measuring 20 inches long.
Proud grandparents are Troy and Renae Mack of Broken Bow, and Gary and Joanna Cook of Berwyn. Great-grandparents are Willy and Sally Zimmerman of New Leipzig, ND, Andy and Rosy Mack of Mott, ND, and Helen Seevers of Broken Bow.

Brynna Claire Jelinek

June 21, 2012

Tyson and Darlita Jelinek of Chanute, Kan., proudly announce the birth of a daughter, Brynna Claire Jelinek. She was born March 30, 2012, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, Kan., weighing 8 pounds 3 ounces, and measuring 21 inches in length.
Welcoming Brynna home are two sisters, Mariah, 5, and Kinsey, 3.
Grandparents are George and Rita Arnold of LeRoy, Kan., and Dan and Pam Jelinek of Broken Bow. Great-grandmother is Bessie Arnold of Burlington, Kan

McKinley Kay Hermsmeyer

June 21, 2012

Monte and Alicia Hermsmeyer of Ansley, introduce their new baby girl, McKinley Kay Hermsmeyer. She was born May 12, 2012, at Jennie Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow, weighing 7 pounds 15 ounces and measuring 21 1/2 inches long.
Proud grandparents are Brian and Carrie Barber of Phillips, and Duane and Christie Hermsmeyer of Scotia. Great-grandparents are Lucille Hermsmeyer of Greeley, Leona Sharma of Palmer, and Gerald and Bertina Anderson of Aurora.

Kellsy Schneringer & Evan Beshaler

June 21, 2012

Robert and Keri Schneringer of Callaway, and John and Mary Beshaler of Arnold, proudly announce the engagement of their children, Kellsey Schneringer and Evan Beshaler.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Callaway High School, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing division of Scottsbluff. She is currently employed at the Callaway District Hospital as a nurse.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Arnold High School and Northeast Community College in Norfolk. He works on the family farm.
The couple plans to be married Sept. 8, 2012.

Mr. & Mrs. Nick Jacobson

June 21, 2012

Amy Rosentreader and Nick Jacobson were married April 28, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church in Broken Bow followed by dinner and dancing at the Municipal Building.
Parents of the bride are Barry and Tracy Rosentreader of Mason City. She is the granddaughter of Orval Rosentreader of Broken Bow.
The groom is the son of Dan and Linda Jacobson of Broken Bow, and the grandson of Helen Jacobson of Valley Springs, SD.
The wedding was officiated by Kathy Salts and Mary Jane Gockley.

Weekend fun abounds for Callaway and Anselmo

June 21, 2012

CALLAWAY - - The activity calendar heats up this weekend, as two Custer County towns will host annual community celebrations - Callaway and Anselmo.
The Callaway Pioneer Picnic will be June 22-24, and includes lots of games and fun activities in Morgan Park Saturday and Sunday. The Seven Valleys Rodeo Association will host its annual rodeo at the arena south of Callaway beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday. There will also be a teen dance Friday after the rodeo.

Bow goes green

June 21, 2012

It’s not easy being’ green’ nor is it cheap. One doesn’t jump into a green project just because it sounds like a good idea. There have to be incentives on the other end.

In 2007, Nebraska a new law created Production Tax Credits (PTC) for Community-Based energy Development or C-BED. State law allows for these incentives because of Nebraska’s unique situation as a public power state.

BBPS salaries approved

June 21, 2012

The key discussion item in Monday’s meeting of the Broken Bow Board of Education was a hot-button topic in just about every business or entity - salaries. The board adjourned into closed session to discuss administrator and classified salaries, and nearly two and a half hours later announced the agreed upon figures.
The board unanimously approved a negotiated agreement with a base salary of $30,500 for the 2012-13 school year, and $31,200 for the 2013-14 school year.

Westerville church closed

June 21, 2012

The oldest church in Custer County officially closed its doors Sunday. The congregation voted unanimously last January to decommission the church.

It was time they said. Their congregation was getting older and the upkeep becoming hard. It wasn’t a decision that came easy, many grew up between its walls, as did their children.

“There have been a lot of lasts this year,” said Denise Kaelin, “the last Christmas Eve service, the Last Lords Supper auction … We knew it was coming.”

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