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July 14th, 2015

Groundwater regulators join forces for basin-wide water plan

July 14, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some of Nebraska's groundwater regulators are joining forces to ensure that their districts' long-term water supply remains sustainable in dry years.

The Middle Niobrara Natural Resources District board said last week that it has partnered with four neighboring districts within the Niobrara River basin. The river is a popular spot for tourists in an area covering a large portion of northern Nebraska.

July 13th

Events In Your Area this Week

July 13, 2015

Pearson Physical Therapy's Stride Clinic is Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at 2021 South E Street Broken Bow.

The Custer County Fair starts on Thursday with the Fashion Show beginning at 7 p.m.
See our calendar of events for a schedule of the Fair.

Volunteers Needed

July 13, 2015

The City of Broken Bow has two vacancies for the Planning Commission Board. This vacancy will have a three year term. Duties for the Planning Commission are making and adopting plans for the physical development of the city. The commission prepares and adopts a capital improvement program, subdivision regulations, building codes, and zoning ordinances. They may grant conditional uses or special exceptions to property owners for the special or conditional use of their property if it is among those uses specifically identified in the zoning ordinance.

July 10th

VIDEO: Confederate Flag Removed from SC Statehouse

July 10, 2015

The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse on Friday, marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely

In Case You Missed It

July 10, 2015

This weekend in Broken Bow All School Alumni Weekend, D.C. Lynch Carnival and The Road to Recovery Ride Benefit for Deb Sonnichsen.

Litchfield Old Settlers Picnic and All School Alumni is this weekend.

Arnold is hosting a motorcycle rally Saturday and Sunday.

Check out our calendar of events for more information.

July 9th

Throwback Thursday from July 13, 1995

July 9, 2015

This pictures was in our July 13, 1995 issue. It is a picture from Crazy Days in Broken Bow.

Winners of the Broken Bow Crazy Days dress-up contest were Ruby Leck, first, center, Chalice Griess, second, in back, and third went to, from left, Diane Ellingson and Mary Sullens, and Janet Coble at right. The theme of the Crazy Days was the Gold Rush.

July 8th

UNL hires staff to study data tied to athletic performance

July 8, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new arm of the Nebraska athletic department has been created to collect and analyze data related to performances of teams and individual athletes.

Nebraska announced Wednesday that Tucker Zeleny would be the director of sports analytics and data analysis.

Associate athletic director for performance and strategic research Steve Waterfield said the work of Zeleny and his staff would help give Nebraska teams a competitive advantage.

Zeleny earned his doctorate in statistics from Nebraska in May.

House panel subpoenas Kerry on Keystone XL documents

July 8, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel has issued a subpoena to Secretary of State John Kerry for department documents, reports and letters related to the contentious push to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced the subpoena on Wednesday.

The $8 billion pipeline would transport oil harvested from Canada's tar sands to pipelines linked to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico.

Dr. Scott McCormick, 86

July 8, 2015

Hastings resident, Dr. Scott McCormick, Jr., 86, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings.

Memorial services were Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at Butler Volland Chapel, Hastings with the Rev. Dr. Jimmy Shelbourn officiating. Private burial will be in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, at a later date.

Memorials may be given to Dr. Scott McCormick, Jr. Memorial Fund. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Thelma Marie Ridenour, 90

July 8, 2015

Celebration of Life Service for Thelma M. Ridenour will be Friday, July 10, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Holdrege, with Chaplain DeWane Dow officiating. A private family inurnment will be held prior to the services in the Prairie Home Cemetery at Holdrege.

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