September 22nd, 2015
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” Lincoln police say a man who was shot outside the Nebraska Capitol was fleeing from authorities who had initiated a traffic stop.
Capt. Dan Reitan says police stopped the man shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday about four blocks west of the Capitol before he fled.
Reitan says officers were told the man was armed. He says the man was shot at least once on 14th Street along the western edge of the Capitol. No officers were injured.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” Nebraska residents with a driver's license or state identification card can now register to vote at a new state website.
Secretary of State John Gale said Tuesday that the site is now online at www.ne.gov/go/NEreg2vote . The announcement was timed to coincide with National Voter Registration Day.
Nebraska is the 24th state to enact an online voter registration system, following Pennsylvania, Hawaii and Massachusetts earlier this year. Nebraska's website is also available in Spanish.
Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph.
These photos are in our unclaimed basket. If you know anyone in these pictures please let them know so they can stop by to get them.
If you think you may have a picture in our unclaimed basket stop in the office to take a look.
Monday through Wednesday there is an Autumn Art workshop at the Nebraska National Forest in Halsey.
The Broken Bow FFA Labor Auction is Monday evening.
Le-Vel Local will have a Thrive Experience Wednesday at the Cobblestone Hotel in Broken Bow.
See our calendar of events for more information.
P.E.O a local philanthropic organization, is selling fresh made Christmas Wreaths, to be delivered the middle of November.
The fundraiser will be used to support six projects that were developed to assist women in furthering their education. It includes scholarships, grants, awards and loans (low interest rate).
Call Bev Kennedy at 308-872-6245 for more information or to place your order.
Certain shows win year after year at the Emmys, but theres another exclusive club for actors who have won Emmys for their work in not just one show year after year, but three!
Saturday is the Eddyville Mud Drags. Also on Saturday, the Homeward Trail Bible Camp Ladies Retreat in Mason City.
The Autumn Art Workshop is Saturday and Sunday at the Nebraska National Forest in Halsey.
See our calendar of events for more information on these events and to see what else is happening in your area.
This week we throwback to the September 15, 2005 issue of the Custer County Chief.
Robyn Longfellow, a graduate of Broken Bow, is one of three UNL students who suits up as Lil' Red for Husker activities.
"I never really thought about who was inside there before. But it is that person's personality and energy that makes Lil' Red who he is," Robyn Longfellow.