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Bison Shock and Awe Stops Centura

As far as explosions go it would rank with what you see over New York City harbor on the Fourth of July or maybe...

CCPS Board approves 2017-18 budget

On a night that saw the Central City Public Schools Board of Education focused mostly on the review of existing policies, the body also...

Chapman Days 2017: Pride in community draws neighbors, friends together for annual celebration

They’ve been doing it a long time in Chapman, and they may just have perfected their annual Chapman Days Festival this year. There certainly was...

Local girl raises funds for K-9 unit

As Merrick County Sheriff John Westman and his staff of deputies complete a year of what Westman describes as a “proactive approach to law...

Hospital to offer tele-medicine services

Nebraskans—and residents of any other relatively sparsely populated area in developed countries—have over the years grown used to the concept of distance learning. Thanks to...

CNYS to host donation carnival on October 14

Central Nebraska Youth Services (CNYS) is a program that serves the youth and families of Merrick, Nance, Polk, and Hamilton counties. CNYS houses two individual...

Friesen declares 2018 re-election bid

State Senator Curt Friesen, a fifth generation farmer from Hamilton County, announced today he will seek re-election in 2018 to the Nebraska Legislature. Friesen...

Mobile museum visits Central City

As part of the celebration of Nebraska’s 150th year of statehood, a special mobile children’s museum rolled into Central City and set up shop...
Bob Jensen

Funny, it all looks the same

If you were new to town, maybe dropped in from outer space, and were to have walked into Memorial Stadium last Saturday morning and...

Letter to the Editor: Teachers voice support for school district

Editor: The 50 teachers of the Central City Education Association have dedicated, collectively, countless years of our professional lives to children. Our goals are to...