School officials weigh in on proposed state health standards (4/13/21)McCOOK, Neb. — The McCook School Board president is not in favor of new health standards proposed by the Nebraska Department of Education. McCook School Board president Tom Bredvick told the McCook...
National Heritage Area, 1935 flood county topics for commissioners (4/13/21)McCOOK, Neb. –– The controversial National Heritage Area proposal and cleaning up property lines scrambled by the 1935 flood were among topics for Monday’s meeting of the Red Willow County...
Oxford man takes plea deal; 13th man arrested in underage sex trafficking ring (4/13/21)1BEAVER CITY, Neb. — An Oxford man will be sentenced for one county of child abuse, a Class 3A felony, after accepting a plea deal in the sex trafficking case in Furnas County. Jacob Cramer, 22, will...
Area COVID-19 deaths reach 74; J&J vaccine paused over blood clot concerns (4/13/21)McCOOK, Neb. -- Some 9,300 Southwest Nebraskans have received the COVID-19 vaccine, and 74 deaths have been reported in the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department district. The department...
- School hires four new teachers (4/13/21)
- NCTA Discovery Day is April 12 (4/9/21)
- Pet Spa Day Saturday at NCTA (4/9/21)
- Tri Valley to have vaccines available next week (4/9/21)
- McCook Christian Chuch hosting CIY Move fundraiser for local students (4/9/21)
- MPS considers how to use CARES funding (4/9/21)
- Republican Party Patriots plan informational, organizational meeting (4/9/21)
- Council considers requiring advance comment submission (4/9/21)
- Taxes, reserve topics of legislative update (4/9/21)
- Hayes Center now among 'Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn' (4/9/21)1
- Three-set thriller caps Bison girls' latest title (4/14/21)
- Bison golfers just three strokes from Lex tourney title (4/14/21)
- Weather forecast forces MCC golf back two days (4/14/21)
- Bison showdowns to watch entering Dutch Zorn (4/14/21)
- MCC swamps Southeast with two shutouts (4/14/21)
- MCC baseball men run into tough Trojans (4/14/21)
- Coaches love area teams: four in state top five (4/13/21)
Mary Leona “Lea” Crawford (4/13/21)Mary Leona “Lea” Crawford Oct. 22, 1940 - April 9, 2021 KEARNEY, Neb — Mary “Lea” Crawford, 80, of Kearney, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, Neb. Memorial...
Alvin (Al) Raymond Rothmeyer (4/13/21)Alvin (Al) Raymond Rothmeyer July 8, 1935 - April 6, 2021 McCOOK, Neb. — Alvin (Al) Raymond Rothmeyer, age 85, resident of McCook, passed away at Community Hospital of McCook on April 6, 2021. Al was...
David Gibbens (4/13/21)David Gibbens Feb. 27, 1943 - April 10, 2021 PALISADE, Neb. — David Edwin Gibbens went to be with the Lord and Savior on April 10, 2021, after a brief battle with cancer. David (Dave) was born to Ted...
Ruppert birthday (4/13/21)60th birthday The family of Angela Ruppert of McCook is requesting a card shower in honor of her 60th birthday on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Her husband Jeff and Angie’s family include Jeremy (Lisa)...
Riener anniversary (4/13/21)60th anniversary The family of Dennis and Doris Riener of Palisade is requesting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, April 15, 2021. They were married in...
Esch birthday (4/2/21)80th birthday The family of Vern Esch of Indianola, Neb., is requesting a card shower in honor of his 80th birthday on Thursday, April 15, 2021. It is also the same day of the 59th wedding...
Alvin R. Rothmeyer (4/8/21)Alvin R. Rothmeyer McCOOK, Neb. — Alvin R. Rothmeyer, 85, of McCook, died Tuesday (April 6, 2021), at Community Hospital in McCook. Memorial services are Friday, April 16, 2021, 2 p.m., at ...
Richard A. Simants, Jr. (4/8/21)Richard A. Simants, Jr. April 3, 1957 - April 6, 2021 PALISADE, Neb. — Richard A. Simants, Jr., age 64, of Palisade, passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Community Hospital in McCook. Richard...
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Letter to the Editor: Arc of Nebraska urges support of amendment to end disability waiting list (4/9/21)The Arc of Nebraska advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Senator Machaela Cavanaugh has introduced AM 896 to LB 380 to fund Nebraska’s long-neglected Developmental...
Letter to the Editor: Area residents should know, understand fair housing rights (4/9/21)Dear Editor, Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment would like to take this time to let the residents of southwest Nebraska to know and understand their fair housing rights. The Fair Housing Act...
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Looking for Home to RentHello My family and I would like to move to McCook, and we need a home to rent. We are a family of three, Wife, 8 Year old Son, Husband, plus a cat. We have close friends that live in town already and ready to come join. We are clean,...
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Help WantedJOB OPENING: Applications are being accepted by the Village of Haigler, Nebraska for a full-time Village Superintendent. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, must be 19 years of age, able to obtain a Water Operators license, obtain a pesticide license, knowledge of running and maintaining all sizes of equipment, be able to work well with the community and board members, as well as other qualifications. To get more information of a full job description and application, please call...