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NSGS Family Recognition Certificate Program

WNFRHC Receives Nebraska State Genealogical Society Family Recognition Files In our never-ending pursuit to bring researchers potential brick wall breaking research material, the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center applied for and was chosen as the new home for … Continue reading

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WNFRHC receives Bridgeport News-Blade & Broadwater News microfilm!

The West Nebraska Family Research & History Center has entered into an agreement with the Bridgeport Public Library to host their Bridgeport News Blade and Broadwater News newspaper microfilm collection effective Jan 13th.  The collection consists of 51 reels of … Continue reading

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The Bill of Rights and You

On December 15, 2016, the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center will host a new exhibit from the National Archives, The Bill of Rights and You, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the ratification of this landmark document.  The Bill … Continue reading

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West Nebraska General Hospital School of Nursing Graduating Class Photo Collection

WNFRHC receives West Nebraska General Hospital School of Nursing graduating class pictures and display The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing formerly the West Nebraska General Hospital School of Nursing recently moved their offices and training center to … Continue reading

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The INDEX Archive books

The INDEX newspaper, aka the Mitchell Index, ceased operation with their last published issue on 29 June 2016.  Due to declining revenue and increased printing costs Owner/Publisher Chabella Guzman has decide to shut down the weekly print newspaper.   According … Continue reading

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Carole Tucker Memorial

Carole Ann Tucker, 78, of Brighton, Colo., passed away Nov. 20, 2014. She was born July 26, 1936 in Scottsbluff to Charlie and Irene Jenson. She attended Flowerfield School for kindergarten, Harrisburg Elementary School for first through eighth grades, and … Continue reading

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WNFRHC marks 10th Anniversary

Family and friends of the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center joined together on Saturday, March 1, 2014 to help celebrate our first decennial or tenth anniversary amidst potentially uncooperative weather.  Like ten years ago, a snow storm visited the area and threatened to dampen the spirits … Continue reading

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Rich Dermer Research Collection

Rich Dermer was an avid genealogist who loved the Germans from Russia people and their stories.  Rich spent countless hours researching some of the Germans from Russia families and compiling as much information as he could, including the arduous task of clipping … Continue reading

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Mary Anders Memorial

MITCHELL — Mary Elizabeth Cotton Anders, 79, died in Mitchell, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.11, at First Christian Church, Scottsbluff. Viewing will be Monday, Dec. 10, 4 to 8 pm, Dugan-Kramer Funeral … Continue reading

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Betty Hubbs Memorial

MITCHELL — Beloved wife, mother, sister and grandmother, Sally Ann “Betty” Hubbs, 72, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, at home. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Mitchell Berean Church with … Continue reading

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