Jordan Golden and Veronica Behm, along with their families are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Paige Bauerkemper, daughter of Dave and Diana Bauerkemper of Chadron, is engaged to marry Dane Armstrong, son of Doug and Cheryl Armstrong of Hemingford.

ALLIANCE — Ruth Hatch will be celebrating her 92nd birthday on March 31. She was born in Lexington, Neb.

ALLIANCE — Joe Kulas was born March 19, 1924. His family would like to celebrate by hosting a card shower. Send cards to 915 Platte Ave., Alliance, NE 69301.

ALLIANCE — Alta (Gardiner) Haslow was born March 22, 1932, in Gordon. She has made her home in Allaince since 1968. She will celebrate her 85th birthday with a card shower hosted by her children, Rich and Rhonda Haslow, and Reid and Carla Block, and their families. Cards may be sent to 1016 …

ALLIANCE — Betty Grubbs was born March 24, 1927. She will celebrate her 90th birthday with a card shower hosted by her son, Rev. Travis Grubbs, and his family. Card may be sent to P.O. Box 970, Alliance, NE 69301.

Dwight and Ann Pfeiffer of Alliance announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Elizabeth, to Nicholas David Wawrzynkiewicz, son of Dave and Dyna Wawrzynkiewicz of Omaha. A June 10 wedding is planned in Omaha.

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — Ariel Ivarson was born March 20, 1922, in Gordon. She will celebrate her 95th birthday with a card shower hosted by her children Neal and Emilie, Janice, David, John and Gary and April and their families. Cards may be sent to 21 Aspen Circle, Torrington, WY 82240.

Reid and Carla Block of Alliance announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Christine Block to Justin John Patterson, son of Jeff and Cindy Patterson of Gretna. Block is a 2015 graduate of Alliance High School, and will graduate from Hastings Central Community College in May with her …

Reid and Carla Block of Alliance announce the engagement of their daughter Lyndsey Jeanette Block to Benjamin David Rauert. His parents are Ruth and Russ Gibbs of Grand Island, and the late David Rauert. Block is a 2012 graduate of Alliance High School, and will receive her BSN from the Univ…

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ALLIANCE — Final bids will be taken at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, during the 21st annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Festival at the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center. Don’t miss your chance to bid on a tree or wreath for your home, office or as a great gift idea! 

Joseph “Joe” John Kulas was born March 19, 1924 and turns 92 this Saturday. His family would like to invite you to send him a card wishing him Happy Birthday and good thoughts. He would love to hear from you and he loves to receive cards so the more the merrier. Whether you knew Joe in his f…

ALLIANCE — Alexa Konopnicki, daughter of Aldee and Stephanie Konopnicki of Alliance, was married to Joseph Minich, son of Robert and Cynthia Minich of Hemingford on March 12, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Pastors Schnare and Mueller officiating the double ring ceremony.

Grace Carter was married to Dwayne Rose on March 28, 1951 at the Methodist Church in Scottsbluff. They will celebrate their 65th anniversary with an open house at the Immanuel Lutheran Church at 1024 Box Butte Ave. on Saturday, March 26 from 2-4 p.m. Their children Dwayne Rose Jr. of Washing…

The party that was to be held this Saturday, March 19 at the Pleasant Point Community Church, Ellsworth in celebration of Sandra Hamilton Zickefoose's 80th Birthday has been cancelled due to an illness. A card shower will be held to celebrate the momentous occasion instead. Please send cards…

The first baby born at Box Butte General Hospital arrived at 8:37 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. Whitney Morrison of Alliance gave birth to Tinlee Morrison at that time. She entered the world weighing six pounds even. Father is Tanner Littlejohn. To commemorate the happy event, Morrison received…

ALLIANCE — The snow emergency declared by the city of Alliance has expired. The main arterial streets as well as the emergency snow routes have all been plowed and residents are allowed to park vehicles on those streets once again. City crews are currently plowing the residential streets tha…

ALLIANCE — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning which continues to affect Alliance. The storm is expected to produce up to eight inches of snowfall.

ALLIANCE — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning which will affect Alliance late tonight and tomorrow. The storm is expected to produce four to eight inches of snowfall.

ALLIANCE — The Alliance Public Schools Foundation is offering to help potential donors get twice the bang for their buck as they give to the Save the Track Fund.

RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Kayla Carver, daughter of Tammy and Bob Allen, and Tony Carver of Rapid City, was married to Alan Maloney, son of Steve Maloney of Chadron and Diana Maloney of Pierce, Nov. 7 in an evening ceremony at the Grand Gateway Hotel, Rapid City, with the bride's father Tony Carve…

ALLIANCE — United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte County will help fill two local food pantries with a non-perishable food drive next week.

ALLIANCE — The Alliance Municipal Landfill will be closed Monday, Dec. 7, until 9 a.m. for a staff meeting. Regular business hours will resume at 9 a.m. For information please contact Ed Tvrs at 762-1907.

ALLIANCE — The Box Butte Sheriff’s Office recently received information regarding a new scam in the area. The scammer states he or she works with Windows and attempts to gain permission to remotely access victims’ computers to fix a problem.

ALLIANCE — Jenna Garton, daughter of Steve and Pam Garton of Beatrice, was married to Matt Sedivy, son of Warren and Jeanie Sedivy of Alliance, in a double-ring ceremony at Beatrice Centenary United Methodist Church at 4 p.m. on June 27, 2015. The couple was married by Pastor Mark Schutt.

ALLIANCE — Patsy Robbins was married to Roger Rohrbouck in Alliance on Nov. 20, 1965. They will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a card shower hosted by their children: Michelle Rohrbouck of Tempe, Ariz., Roger Rohrbouck of Hemingford, and Jeff and Kelly Rohrbouck of North Platte. …

ALLIANCE — Gary Kulas married Patty Hood on Nov. 15, 1975, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Alliance.

ALLIANCE — As Thanksgiving and Christmas inch closer tax season is not far behind. Local accountants want to share tips in regard to questions from local residents regarding ongoing scams. The information below is from the Internal Revenue Service.

ALLIANCE — The Alliance Visitors Bureau and Carhenge, Alliance Chamber of Commerce and Box Butte Development Corporation would like to invite the community to “REPRESENT your Husker pride! A video will be shot at Carhenge at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, illustrating how Alliance represents our…

ALLIANCE — Officers from the Alliance Police Department and Box Butte County Sheriff’s Office were in the neighborhood south of the Alliance Alternative Learning Center and Emerson Elementary School, Monday at about 1:15 p.m., searching for a person who fled from a disturbance.

ALLIANCE — Winter is an unpredictable experience in the city of Alliance. Snow and ice can be challenging for both residents and City street crews to control. When a snow emergency is declared by the City, residents living on an Emergency Snow Route are required to remove their vehicles from…

ALLIANCE — The City released an amended agenda yesterday for tonight’s Alliance City Council meeting. Removed was Res. 15-114, which was titled Vitalix Lease and would have approved a new lease with Vitalix, Inc. The item also mentioned a new warehouse being constructed as well as updated co…

ALLIANCE — There is a new “phish and chips” scam that has circulated. The Federal Trade Commission has warned consumers of a racket related to the massive U.S. conversion to EMV chip cards designed to make credit card use more secure in this country.

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Reconfiguration of the VA Black Hills Health Care System (BHHCS). The Draft EIS analyzes the potential impacts of six alternatives for changes to VA’s f…

ALLIANCE — The Box Butte County Assessor’s Office has some “new and exciting updates to our eCounty website that I wanted to make sure everyone was aware of,” Assessor Michelle Robinson said.

ALLIANCE — The Alliance Municipal Landfill will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 31, to allow the baler to be cleaned prior to the completion of scheduled maintenance. The landfill will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2.

ALLIANCE — Autumn influences family menus with hot soups and casseroles more often on the table. This Sunday, Oct. 25, the Soroptimists invite the public to a Chicken Noodle Dinner at the Westside Event Center.

ALLIANCE — The Sallows Military Museum will be closed on Friday, Oct. 23, to allow for routine floor care maintenance. The museum will reopen at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26.

ALLIANCE — The Knight Museum and Sandhills Center would like to invite all middle school students to enjoy a movie from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30. The museum will be providing free pizza and popcorn along with the show. Students may come in costume or choose something from the collection at t…

ALLIANCE — Despite a mild autumn, so far, the Central Park Fountain will not greet trick-or-treaters with its orange hues. City of Alliance Parks Department staff will begin the winterization process of the Central Park Fountain on Wednesday, Oct. 2,1 to ensure that it is not damaged by free…

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