LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to ensure more transparency in the death penalty won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers Thursday after prison officials blocked the view of public witnesses while carrying out an execution in 2018. '... Read More

COLUMBUS, NE - The president and chief executive officer of Nebraska Public Power District announced Thursday that he intends to leave his post. A district news release says Pat Pope expects to remain available to aid with t'... Read More

BROKEN BOW--Chemigation training will be held Friday, February 21 beginning at 1 p.m. at the 4-H Building at the Custer County Fairgrounds (44100 Memorial Dr) in Broken Bow. Chemigation training is a requirement for ag producers to apply chemicals th'... Read More

The Anselmo-Merna Public School Board of Education has selected Matt Huseman as the next PreK-12 Principal. A committee consisting of teachers and the superintendent interviewed five finalists from which Mr. Huseman was selected. As a result of this '... Read More

BROKEN BOW—Two Custer County students were recognized for their outstanding citizenship and were welcomed to the General George A. Custer chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting on Tuesday afternoon at the Broken Bow Campu'... Read More

BROKEN BOW—The Broken Bow City Council met on Tuesday night and started the meeting with a proclamation declaring March 2020 as “Problem Gambling Awareness Month.” City Clerk Stephanie Wright gave a brief status report on some of the current JE'... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY— It was a quick meeting for the Custer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, February 11 with most of the meeting centered around the one and six-year plan for the Custer County Highway Department. Custer County Highway Superinte'... Read More

BROKEN BOW—The Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce annual banquet on February 8 featured a night of singing and celebrating! Forty businesses were recognized for reaching milestone anniversaries in the year 2020, bringing a combined 1,575 years of busin'... Read More

CITY OF BROKEN BOW CITY COUNCIL AGENDA February 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM Broken Bow Library 626 South D Street, Broken Bow, NE (CLICK HERE FOR DETAILED AGENDA) Meeting Procedure The Public may address specific agenda items at the pleasure of t'... Read More

BROKEN BOW— Transparency and communication have been the top two ideals pushed by Mayor Rod Sonnichsen in the past few weeks. Now that Mayor Sonnichsen has had a chance to settle into his new role, on Monday, February 10 he held his first of many p'... Read More

There has never been anything like it to happen at the school. On Friday, January 31 the kids, staff, and community members were asked to gather in the middle of the gymnasium’s floor at Arnold Public Schools. While Arnold Economic Development Dire'... Read More

The Custer County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session on Tuesday, at 9:00 a.m. on February 11, 2020 in the Supervisors room on the top floor of the Courthouse. AGENDA: 9:00 a.m. Minutes, Mail, Committee reports 9:10 a.m. Disc/dec -'... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY— It was a brief criminal court day in Custer County District Court on Thursday, February 6 with only two cases on the docket. Travis Gregg, 29 of Burwell, appeared for arraignment on one charge of flight to avoid arrest (class IV f'... Read More

BROKEN BOW—For more than a year local members of the Broken Bow community have been working toward obtaining a charter from the YMCA of the Prairie in order to bring a program director to the area to oversee programming events for youth and adults.'... Read More