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Today the gas price is close to $2.92 in Taylor as of 2023-12-07. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Open Your Heart, Fill the Need with the Healing Hearts and Families “Giving Tree”
CUSTER COUNTY – Healing Hearts and Families is hosting “The Giving Tree”. Donations will be picked up on December 18 or 19th and will be given to their clients before Christmas. The Giving Tree helps Healing Hearts and Families to provide the families with something to open...
Exciting Events Unveiled: Ribbon Cutting and Groundbreaking Ceremonies Set for December 14th for Local Communities
ANSELMO & CALLAWAY – Thursday, December 14 will unveil a ribbon cutting and a groundbreaking ceremony in Callaway at 11:00 a.m. and a groundbreaking ceremony in Anselmo at 1:30 p.m. Callaway received a $500,000 grant from the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund to construct three single-family homes for income-qualified...
Local Sports Calendar 12/5
Anselmo-Merna will host Arcadia/Loup City for a girls and boys basketball doubleheader tonight in Merna. The Anselmo-Merna girls team is off to a 2-0 start with wins over Paxton and Sandhills Valley in the opening week of the season. Arcadia/Loup City is looking for their first win of the young season after falling to Pleasanton and Broken Bow in the opening week of the season. The boys game features a pair of 1-1 teams. Anselmo-Merna won their season opener over Paxton but fell by 3 to Sandhills/Valley the next night. Arcadia/Loup City dropped their season opener to Broken Bow but came back to defeat Pleasanton the next day. Tonight’s games will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and kbbn.com. A live video stream of the games, accompanied by the radio call, will be available through sandhillsexpress.com on the Sandhills Express Facebook page and You Tube channel. The girls game is scheduled to tip off at 6 p.m. with the boys game to follow.
Holiday Craft Shows: Taylor and Dunning
TAYLOR – Just in time to start shopping for Christmas, Taylor is hosting its Annual Holiday Extravaganza at the Event Center on December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The first 35 people through the event center doors will receive a free swag bag filled with goodies to start you on the right foot with holiday cheer.
Soup Supper in Comstock December 2
COMSTOCK – At the Den (Senior Citizen Center) on December 2 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. is a free-will donation supper. The supper includes chili, chicken noodle soup, and cinnamon rolls. All the proceeds will go towards The Den. You are invited to stick around for a 10-point pitch tournament and...
Anselmo-Merna School: Uniting Tradition and Education in the Heart of Nebraska
Anselmo-Merna School stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of education and community unity in Nebraska. Serving the villages of Anselmo and Merna, the school's journey from two separate late 19th-century institutions to a consolidated district in 1963 reflects a storied past of growth and adaptation. With the new high school erected in 1968 and expansions following, it has become a symbol of the community's resilience and dedication to learning.
Brewster, Nebraska: A Tiny Village with a Big Heart in Rural America
Nestled within the sweeping landscape of Nebraska lies the village of Brewster, a place of unique distinction as one of the smallest county seats in the United States. With a population that has reached as low as 12, Brewster serves as the administrative heart of Blaine County since its establishment in 1884. The county courthouse, a symbol of its governmental role, commands presence at 145 Lincoln Avenue. Despite its modest size, the village is a vibrant hub of local government and community activities, with a heritage that dates back to its founding by George Washington Brewster.
Nebraska's Big Rodeo: A Testament to Tradition and Resilience in Burwell
Nestled in the heart of Nebraska, Burwell annually hosts 'Nebraska's Big Rodeo', a historic event that has been a cornerstone of the community since 1921. Attracting thousands from across the nation, the city's population surges as it welcomes a diverse range of rodeo events. The grandstands and grounds, steeped in history and listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, set the scene for an authentic and thrilling Western experience during the last weekend of July.
Sargent Pool Options Discussed, Results of Survey Revealed
SARGENT – The City of Sargent revealed the results of their Pool Study at the Public Forum meeting in the Sargent Community Center. The survey responses revealed 153 responses with a 30.6% response rate. When asked “How often do you use the following recreational amenities, 33% weekly, followed by...
House Fire Friday Afternoon in Sargent
SARGENT – At about 11:00 a.m. a house fire was reported in Sargent. KCNI/KBBN observed a ventilation hole that was cut into the roof of the house. Sargent Fire and Rescue along with Comstock and Broken Bow Fire and Rescue with local authorities were on the scene. Sargent Fire...
Jolly Jingle Soup Supper in Sargent Nov. 18
SARGENT – This Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Sargent Community Center is a free-will donation soup supper. Soups that are to be served include chicken noodle soup and chili soup including homemade cinnamon rolls. All proceeds will go towards the Sargent Swimming Pool Fund. The existing swimming...
KCNI/KBBN Coverage Area Well Represented on D2-7 All District Football Teams
The D2-7 all district football teams have been released. Among the teams from the KCNI/KBBN coverage who competed in the district were Twin Loup, Burwell, and Ansley/Litchfield. Twin Loup placed five players on the all district first team. Representing the Wolves with first team honors were Quincy Ryker (RB), Mace Beran (OL), Waylon McBride (DL), Cazen Smith (LB), and Garrett Keith (LB). Ansley/Litchfield placed three players on the all district first team. Luke Bailey (WR), Zach Loy (QB), and Ashton Behmerwold (LB). Wryder Svoboda (WR) of Burwell was also a first team selection. Twin Loup had four players on the all district 2nd team. They included David Switzer (DB), Keaton Dowse (P/END), Aaron Glendy (DB), and Tallin Schauda (DL). Ansley/Litchfield had three players named to the all district 2nd team. They included Jacob Heapy (OL), Dillon Haines (DE), Isaac O’Brien (Athlete). Burwell had two players named to the all district 2nd team. They included Isaac Busch (RB), and Jaxon Thoene (DB).
Student bank tellers introduced at Anselmo-Merna Public Schools
MERNA – The auditorium at Anselmo-Merna public schools was bustling with the talks of money on Monday afternoon. The first year of the Coyotes Savings Bank, an official branch of Nebraska State Bank and Trust Company (NESB) will start November 15 for kids from kindergarten to 6th grade. Students...
Comstock farmer finishes his 72nd harvest
COMSTOCK, Neb. (KSNB) - Farmers across central Nebraska are putting the finishing touches on their harvest for 2023, but there are very few farmers who have over seven decades of experience bringing in the crops, and 92-year-old Donald Griebel is one of those few. “I started farming in ‘52, I...
Today the gas price is close to $3.24 in Anselmo as of 2023-11-05. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.421, a week ago the price is $3.496 , according to AAA.
Sargent man pleas not guilty to counts in District Court
One arraignment was heard in Custer County District Court on Thursday. Mark Koch, age 61 of Sargent, entered a not guilty plea to two alleged charges. Count one, abuse of a vulnerable adult (class IIIA felony), carries no minimum charge and a maximum charge of three years imprisonment, a $10,000 fine, or both. Count two, second-degree false imprisonment (class I misdemeanor), carries no minimum charge and a maximum charge of three-month imprisonment, a fine of $500, or both.
Burwell man sentenced to jail following suspicious death of girlfriend and license violation
BURWELL, Neb. — A Burwell man facing charges after the death of his girlfriend will serve jail time on a misdemeanour charge. According to court records, Calvin Measner pleaded no contest and was found guilty of driving under a suspended license. Two counts of obstructing an officer, and tampering with evidence were dropped in exchange.
Burwell woman gets 2 years probation for driving car into bait shop
BURWELL, Neb. (KSNB) - On Thursday, a Garfield County judge sentenced a Burwell woman convicted of crashing in to a bait shop this spring. The judge sentenced Tammy Melling, 43, to two years probation, one year suspended driver’s license, as well as a suspended sentence of 90 days in jail if she doesn’t meet the terms of her probation. She was also ordered to pay restitution to the owner of Dad’s Calamus East bait shop.
Burwell Swept by GACC in Quarterfinals
LINCOLN – The late fight from eighth seeded Burwell wasn’t enough to overcome a talented Guardian Angels Central Catholic, as the Longhorns fell in a sweep in the State Volleyball quarterfinals Thursday afternoon 25-18, 25-13, and 25-21. Guardian Angel Central Catholic earned the top overall spot in Class D1 with a final regular season record of 25-5. The #1 Bluejays hoped to continue their history of success, as GACC entered the state tournament for the first time since 2020. GACC was making their twentieth state tournament appearance Thursday afternoon, having claimed four state championships so far in their history.