LBPHD: Twenty-five new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the nine counties of Loup Basin’s district since Friday. The cases were reported from: Custer (13) – community spread (5), contact with known positive (7), travel-related (1) Greele'... Read More

The Custer County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session on Tuesday, at 9:00 a.m., on Oct. 13th, 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

Governor Pete Ricketts has announced the award of more than $29.5 million in funding under the Remote Access Rural Broadband Grant program, administered by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED). “These grants will lead to better '... Read More

In comments filed on Monday, October 5 with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), R-CALF USA was the only national cattle industry trade association to strenuously oppose the agency's proposal'... Read More

LBPHD: Forty-Four new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the nine counties of Loup Basin’s district since Wednesday. The cases were reported from: Custer (23) – community spread (12), contact with known positive (11) Valley (7) – communi'... Read More

The Nebraska State Education Association (NSEA) has issued a strongly worded message to Nebraska school districts calling on them to “require the use of face coverings by all staff and students” and putting districts on notice that ignoring that '... Read More

MERNA—A record-breaking speed of 164 miles an hour may seem fast to most people, but it still is not fast enough for Louis Maring. The Merna man and manager of Carquest Auto Parts in Broken Bow recently reached 164.904 MPH at the Bonneville Salt Fl'... Read More

Melham Medical Center would like the community to be aware that it is currently experiencing a surge of patients due to COVID-19 activity. A surge in patients means that patient volumes have reached a level that challenges or exceeds our standard res'... Read More

The Lexington Area Solid Waste Agency, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive Grants Program, and dedicated local volunteers have brought the free service of household hazardous waste collection t'... Read More

BROKEN BOW—Hundreds of winter coats have been collected since 2016 to keep Custer County warm and the BPOE (Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks) Elks Lodge #1688 located in Broken Bow will be kicking off its annual winter coat drive this month '... Read More

BROKEN BOW— A two-vehicle accident near the Broken Bow Golf Club driving range, sent occupants of both vehicles to the hospital on Wednesday, October 7. According to Custer County Sheriff’s Deputy Barret Gibbons, a silver Ford F-150 pickup was tr'... Read More

LBPHD: Twelve new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the nine counties of Loup Basin’s district since Monday. The cases were reported from: Custer (9) – community spread, contact with known positive Howard (1) – community spread Valley '... Read More

FIRE— A combination of gusty winds and low relative humidity has created near-critical fire weather conditions that will remain this week and into the beginning of next week. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), elevated fire weather co'... Read More