MPS students outscore state test averagesMcCOOK, Neb. — The McCook Public School District outpaced its peers and the state in nearly all categories in the 2021-22 assessment results released Nov. 23 by the Nebraska Department of Education....
Bonuses, grader blades approved (11/28/22)McCOOK, Neb. — Employee bonuses and grader blades were two large ticket items on Monday’s Red Willow County Commissioners agenda. The board approved accounts payable of $436,071.50, which included...
Homicide investigated in Imperial (11/25/22)IMPERIAL, Neb. — One teen is dead and another faces charges after a fatal shooting overnight Friday in Imperial. The Imperial Police Department and Chase County Sheriff’s Office responded to the...
Land bank officially created (11/23/22)2McCOOK, Neb. — The City of McCook will now be able to form a land bank with other communities. The land bank is a way for cities and towns to pool funds to address vacant or tax-delinquent...
- Council OKs TIF funding for kitchen, bath store (11/23/22)
- Council approves abandoned sewer line agreement (11/23/22)
- Red Willow GOP holiday fete will feature informal solar farm presentation (11/22/22)
- Council OKs entrance sign locations, two new holidays for employees (11/22/22)1
- Behind-the-scenes work begins for new pool, ballparks (11/22/22)
- Cast set for ‘Christmas Carol – a ghost story of Christmas’ (11/22/22)
- Holiday hours for city services (11/22/22)
- 'Thankful' flower orders buck trend toward rudeness (11/22/22)
- Window options limited for courthouse (11/22/22)
- City sales tax increase, TIF request, up for approval by council (11/18/22)1
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Bison getting set to tip off busy hoops scheduleMcCOOK, Neb. — Both McCook High basketball teams were one win from the Class B state tournament in 2022 and start a new quest Friday night. The Bison host Chase County for their first of seven girls-boys home doubleheaders through January. Varsity first tip is 6 p.m at the MHS gymnasium...
- Falcons nest at No. 1; Bison finish C-1 top five (11/29/22)
- A super Unified team of Warrior-Trojans (11/29/22)
- MCC women stumble in Cobblestone to Fort Scott (11/28/22)
- New Husker football coach has arrived in Lincoln (11/28/22)
- Top five-rated Southern Idaho tops MCC men (11/28/22)
- MCC men capture hoops win in Colorado (11/28/22)
- Huskers win over Florida State in tourney finale (11/28/22)
David Harley Rye (11/29/22)David Harley Rye March 27, 1944 - Nov. 17, 2022 GEORGETOWN, Texas — David Harley Rye was born in Omaha, Neb., March 27, 1944, the second son of Leafton Nutter Rye and Arnt John Rye. He grew up in...
Blake Lucas Bruner (11/29/22)Blake Lucas Bruner Nov. 9, 2001 - Nov. 21, 2022 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — My beautiful son, Blake Lucas Bruner of Sioux Falls, took his own life at his apartment on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, turning 21, only...
Loran Terrell McDanield (11/29/22)Loran Terrell McDanield July 27, 1928 - Nov. 21, 2022 FAIR GROVE, Mo. — Loran Terrell McDanield, 94, passed away at his home in Fair Grove, Missouri on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. He was born July 27,...
Green anniversary (11/25/22)
Solko birthday (11/25/22)75th birthday The family of Kenneth Solko of McCook is requesting a card shower in honor of his 75th birthday on Friday, Dec. 2, 2023. He was a farmer in Herndon, Kan., with the Solko Brothers until...
Vrbas birthday (11/22/22)90th birthday The family of Mary Lou Vrbas, longtime resident of Culbertson, Neb., is requesting a card shower in honor of her 90th birthday on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. Her family includes children,...
Donald Dean Brandt (11/29/22)Donald Dean Brandt McCOOK, Neb. — Donald Dean Brandt, 88, of McCook, died Sunday (Nov. 27, 2022), at his home in Kinship Pointe. Services are pending with Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook.
Doris A. (Shormann) Oliver (11/29/22)Doris A. (Shormann) Oliver March 11, 1937 - Nov. 22, 2022 McCOOK, Neb. — Doris A. (Shormann) Oliver, 85, of McCook, died Nov. 22, 2022, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was born March 11,...
Georgia J. “Jody” Kirby (11/29/22)Georgia J. “Jody” Kirby Sept. 12, 1935 - Nov. 25, 2022 McCOOK, Neb. — Georgia J. “Jody” Kirby, age 87, passed away at Community Hospital of McCook on Nov. 25, 2022. She was born to Perry and Arietta...
Letter to the Editor: Bond vote will have consequences (11/2/22)Dear Editor, Voters of McCook are being asked to approve a new pool and sports complex. We are being told to support the youth and businesses by voting for them. Youth are high on my priority list,...
Editorial: We shouldn't have to say this, but it's important to vote (11/1/22)The deadlines for registering to vote in Tuesday’s election have passed, but if you are registered, you can still vote in advance or on the day itself. We hope you’re not like one prominent citizen...
Estate SalesONLINE ONLY AUCTION Gwen Miller-Culbertson Sunday, Dec. 11 To view Catalog Go To oldwestrealtyandauction.hibid.com Old West Realty & Auction LLC 308-737-7100
Help WantedThe Southwest Weed Management Area is seeking a part-time Project Coordinator to assist with a wide variety of land management activities along the Republican River and its tributaries. The area of assignment is from the Colorado border to the Red Willow-Furnas county line. Activities will include planning and coordination of noxious and invasive vegetation control, enhancement of native woodland, and coordinating contractual work within the watershed. The candidate must be an effective...
Bison Calves, Yearling Bull6 Bison bull calves and 1 yearling bull for sale. Calves will be weaned late November and ready for pickup mid - December 2022. These animals come from a herd with 100% back breed for the 2022 calving season, Sire bulls are both 100% bison genetics...
Help WantedOpaa Foods in McCook Public Schools have IMMEDIATE positions available. Kitchen Staff, FT/PT/& Subs. Apply at opaajobs.com. Details call Tammy at 340-5999.