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.
Today the gas price is close to $2.94 in Ericson as of 2023-11-26. Find the available station near you.
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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...
Knights are back-to-back football champs following 41-3 route of Ord
LINCOLN - Norfolk Catholic stays atop the Class C2 football world as the Knights spotted Ord three points in yesterday’s championship game before routing the Chanticleers 41-3 at Memorial stadium yesterday afternoon. Ord’s points came off the legs of a Talan Bruha 40-yard field goal late in the first...
Proceedings of the November 13, 2023 Meeting – Village of Bartlett
The Village of Bartlett board meeting was called to order at 7:09 p.m. on November 13, 2023. The meeting met at the Village Office, 425 Randolph St. The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairman Plugge. The members present were Nichols, Plugge, and Einspahr. Also present: Emma Smith, village clerk. Notice of the meeting was given in advance by posting at: Bartlett Post Office, WeMart, and Village Office. Vice- Chairman Plugge proclaimed the meetings to be a legal meeting and acknowledged that the Open Meetings Act was posted in the meeting room.
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...
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).
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...
Arcadia's Centennial: A Celebration of History and Community
In 1985, the storied city of Arcadia reached a milestone that called for a grand celebration: its centennial anniversary. Marking 100 years since its establishment, the city burst into festivities that reflected its rich tapestry of history. The Arcadia Centennial was not just an ordinary event; it was a unifying force that brought together the community's diverse threads, from its early days as Waldron’s Landing to its evolution into a city in 1901. The parade and historical reenactments served as vibrant reminders of the city's storied past, from the Third Seminole War to the famed 'cattle wars'.
St. Edward salutes veterans at program
Students and community gathered at the St. Edward Public School Gym on Friday morning, Nov. 10, to salute all military veterans with music and speeches. Guest speaker was Sgt. Brenda Erickson, a 19-year veteran of the Nebraska Army National Guard, who grew up at Bartlett. She served in Iraq as a flight medic. She recounted her military experience and expressed appreciation to all those who sacrificed. “I am so proud to be called your brother-in-arms,” she said.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.95 and $3.23 in Ord as of 2023-11-21. Find the cheapest station near you.
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Ord football finishes as Class C2 state runner-up
LINCOLN, Neb. (KSNB) - For the C2 state football championship game, it was #3 Ord taking on #1 Norfolk Catholic. Ord Chanticleers get on the board first with a 40-yard FG by Talon Bruha. Ord leads 3-0. That will be the only three points they score as Norfolk Catholic turned...
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...
Ord falls to Norfolk Catholic, 41-3, in C2 State Championship
LINCOLN, Neb. — In what was a storybook season for Ord football, it didn't end the way it wanted to. The Chanticleers fell to the Knights of Norfolk Catholic, 41-3. All 41 points were unanswered. The Chants started out with some heat. Talan Bruhal picked off a pass, and...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.14 and $3.23 in Ord as of 2023-11-14. Find the cheapest station near you.
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Ord football taking it "one game at a time," ahead of semifinal matchup
ORD, Neb. — Ord football was cooking on offense on Friday night, with four total touchdowns from Trent McCain - three on the ground and one through the air. The senior's work helped the 3rd-seeded Chanticleers advance to the C2 state semifinals in a 47-21 win over Mitchell. McCain...
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.
Broken Bow Elks Lodge #1688 Veterans Seminars/Dinners
The Broken Bow Elks Lodge has been hosting Veteran seminars/dinners for over 10 years now, and they are hosting two dinners the first full week in November in Broken Bow and Ord. The Veterans Seminar/Dinner at the Broken Bow Elks Lodge (625 S. 10th Ave) will be on Wednesday, November...
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.