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Bassett Fatality

BASSETT, Neb. (AP) - A Bassett woman has died in a single-vehicle crash in central Nebraska.

Rock County Sheriff James Anderson tells the Lincoln Journal Star ( that 27-year-old Claudia Koenig died in the Monday morning crash.

Anderson says Koenig was driving northbound on U.S. Highway 183 about 25 miles south of Bassett when her Jeep went into a ditch, veered back across the highway and rolled several times.

Anderson says Koenig was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the Jeep. She died at the scene.

Anderson says investigators believe speed played a factor in the crash.


Ribbon Cutting at Circle C Market This Friday

The official ribbon cutting for the Circle C Market in Cody will be this Friday May 24th, at 9 am MT. Governor Heineman will give some remarks at the Adamson Community building to start things off. Store hours at this time are 8AM to 6PM MT. The grocery store will not only benefit students, but the community as well by making it easier to obtain fresh produce and other groceries. Student groups were formed to help make decisions about the details of the store. Groceries are being supplied by another grocer in Valentine.
The store, which was built as a straw bale building in order to stay “green” and use less heating, will feature groceries, a small office space, and a classroom. The classroom will give students the hands-on training of running a business, as well as teach them advertisement skills, life skills, building techniques, design courses, and entrepreneurship.


Husker Sports Return to Jordan's in Valentine

The Husker Sports Nightly Show announced their summer tour on Monday nights show. The five sites for the Woodhouse Auto Family Sports Nightly Summer Road Show July 8-12: will start off in Valentine on July 8th.

Mon: Jordan's Fine Dining in Valentine
Tues: Lakeshore Marina at Johnson Lake
Wed: Coppermill Steakhouse in McCook
Thurs: Bullseye's in Hastings
Fri: Fairbury Country Club

Make sure to mark down the dates and locations, 3 or 4 Husker head coaches are planning to attend the event in Valentine on July 8th.


National EMS Week

This is National EMS Week. The Cherry County Hospital Ambulance Service currently has 3 advanced ambulance units and about 50 members on its squad, and responded to roughly 550 calls in 2012. The Ambulance also provides standby service for area schools’ sporting events, rodeos, demolition derbies, fires and more. The members of the Cherry County EMS would like to thank all of their employers who graciously allow them to leave when called on to man the service.


Circle C Days in Cody

"Ride for the Brand" is the theme for Circle C Days this year at Cody, Nebraska.  Events will begin May 24th with Governor Dave Heineman's opening speech at the Adamson Community Complex just before the ribbon cutting at the new Circle C Store.  That evening, the first performance of the melodrama "The Ballad of Gopher Gap". 

Then on Saturday, the 5k run/walk will begin at 7:45, followed by the parade , horseshoes and kids games in the park.  The rodeo is at 11am with sand volleyball also beginning at 11am.  Softball on Saturday as well.  The barbecue supper runs from 6-7 and the second melodrama performance at 7.  After the curtain call, the White Elephant Hall will host the dance starting at 8pm.


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