Published every Thursday, The Custer County Chief is filled with local school, agriculture and other news as well as news from all of your clubs and organizations.  We cover 13 high school districts (eight counties) like no one else across Central Nebraska. There is no other paper in the region that gives their community more local news, sports and the stories and photos of the people you know. 



LOCATION: 305 South 10th Avenue, Broken Bow, NE 68822
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 190, Broken Bow, NE 68822
PHONE: (308) 872-2471

FAX: (308) 872-2415
OFFICE HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

NEWS STORIES: Our job is to cover the day-to-day lives of those in our coverage area. To suggest a news story, contact the newsroom Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at (308) 872-2471. You can also email us at For sports news and stories, email

Contact Us:


Bill Parsons


Mona Weatherly

Office Manager:

Jacie Bates


Sports Editor:

Tim Conover

Circulation Manager:

Kim Mooney

Classified/Public Notice Manager:

Dian Franzen

Graphic Designer

Cyndi Ruzicka

Advertising Specialists:

Roxanne Payne, Renee Daniel

Advertising Deadlines: Chief – Monday at Noon; Chief X-tra – Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.
News Deadline: Monday at Noon
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