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Congressman Smith to Provide Caseworker in Taylor, Brewster

GRAND ISLAND – Congressman Adrian Smith will be sending congressional caseworkers to several locations throughout the third district in the coming weeks, Taylor and Brewster included. The initiative is part of the ongoing “Caseworker in Your Community” program. Constituents are invited to meet with one of Smith’s...
TAYLOR, NE
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Bill Marshall Volleyball Classic to Include Broken Bow, Burwell and South Loup

The schedule has been released for the 2022 Bill Marshall Volleyball Classic which is scheduled to take place at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island during the Nebraska State Fair. This year’s classic will once again feature high school volleyball teams across the state. The volleyball classic honors the late Bill Marshall III, founder of Five Points Bank. Bill recognized the popularity of volleyball in Nebraska and saw an opportunity to bring athletes, families, and fans to the state fair from different geographical locations across the state. Broken Bow, Burwell and South Loup are among the teams that will compete in this year’s event. Broken Bow was 25-8 last season and finished as the Class C1-7 district runner-up. The Lady Indians will face perennial power Grand Island Central Catholic. The Crusaders were a Class C1 state tournament qualifier last year and finished the season with a 31-3 overall record. The two will face off at 11:15 on the morning of August 27th. South Loup will face Burwell at the volleyball classic. South Loup was 19-12 last season and Burwell was 22-8. The two will meet one another at 3:15.
BROKEN BOW, NE
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Walter “Bill” Guggenmos, age 91

Walter “Bill” Guggenmos age 91, died August 2, 2022, at the Community Memorial Health Center in Burwell. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at 10:00 AM at the Brewster Community Center. Burial with Military Honors will be in the Brewster Cemetery. Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements. A visitation will be held on Monday, Augst 8, 2022, 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM with the family greeting friends 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow. Condolences may be left at www.govierbrothers.com.
BURWELL, NE
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High School Finals Rodeo leaving Hastings, relocating to Burwell

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - After 20 years in Hastings, the Nebraska High School Rodeo Finals are riding out of town and relocating to Burwell. For rodeo fans, it will feel more familiar than you might think, as Burwell actually hosted the High School Finals just a few years ago due to COVID-19 regulations in Hastings. Jess Helgoth, the president of the Burwell Rodeo Committee and Nebraska’s Big Rodeo, said he first presented the town’s case back in November of 2021, and the Nebraska High School Rodeo Association accepted his bid in February.
HASTINGS, NE
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Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo to be held in Burwell for next 2 years

BURWELL, Neb. — An event that's called Hastings home for a long time now is headed to Burwell. The Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo will be moving to Garfield County beginning next year. Jess Helgoth, president of the Nebraska's Big Rodeo board of directors, told NTV News the contract...
BURWELL, NE
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Kory E. Kitt

Kory E. Kitt, 50, of Sargent, Nebraska passed from this life into the Lord’s presence Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Kory was born March 1, 1972, in Benkelman to parents Keith and Karla (Stock) Kitt. Kory grew up on the family farm south of Wauneta. He attended public school in Wauneta from grades K-12 and excelled in academics, sports and music. Growing up, Kory enjoyed spending time with his older brother Kelly and when they weren’t playing basketball or baseball, the boys were helping with cattle or working in the fields. Kory especially looked forward to harvest each year and the opportunity to spend time with his family. As a child, Kory loved going to Sunday School and was friendly, compassionate, and quick-witted. Because of these personable traits, Kory made and kept friends easily. He had an exceptional ability to recall names, dates, and statistics.
SARGENT, NE
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Notice of Meeting-School Distrist #45

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE WHEELER CENTRAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE HELD AT THE WHEELER CENTRAL OLD MEDIA ROOM IN BARTLETT, NEBRASKA. ON:. MONDAY, AUGUST 8TH, 2022. TIME: 7:00 P.M. WHICH MEETING WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. AN AGENDA...
WHEELER COUNTY, NE
Sand Hills Express

23rd Infantry Arrives at Fort Hartsuff, 1875

BURWELL – The 23rd Infantry Regiment of the United States Army will be taking its leave at Fort Hartsuff in Burwell from Saturday, July 30 through Sunday, July 31. The historical park will open the portals of time so that civilians may get a firsthand look at how the 23rd would have maintained its readiness in 1875.
BURWELL, NE
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Nebraska's Big Rodeo back in action in Burwell

BURWELL, Neb, — Nebraska's Big Rodeo is back in action starting Wednesday in Burwell. This year marks 101 years of Nebraska's Big Rodeo, and they don't plan on stopping any time soon. This year is a little more special than previous years because of a recent induction into the...
BURWELL, NE
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Funeral Services for Kory Kit, age 50

Kory E Kitt age 50 of Sargent, NE passed away July 27, 2022, at his home in Sargent, NE. Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Sargent High School Gymnasium in Sargent, NE with Pastor Don Schauda and Pastor Del Unruh officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Wauneta, NE at 4:30 pm MT. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the girls College Fund @ First National Bank in Sargent, NE. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Evangelical Free Church in Broken Bow. Govier Brothers Mortuary are in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left at govierbrothers.com.
SARGENT, NE
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