McCook grad opens third Edward Jones office here
McCOOK, Nebraska -- Due to increasing demand for investment services, Edward Jones is opening a third office in McCook. Returning to this area to open the office is Garrett Rippen, a 2006 graduate of McCook High School and a 2010 graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University. Garrett joins Ron Friehe and Sharleen Riemenschneider as Edward Jones representatives in McCook...
Plastic surgeon now serves Tri Valley on monthly basis
CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Those in need of plastic and reconstructive surgery in Southwest Nebraska can now be served close to home by a visiting specialist at Tri Valley Health Services in Cambridge. Starting in April and continuing on a monthly basis, Dr. Kenneth Fischer will be coming to the hospital in Cambridge to consult with patients and to do surgeries...
Acme Touch under new ownership
McCOOK, Nebraska - After pursuing multi media opportunities in Lincoln and Los Angeles, Jared Muehlenkamp has returned to McCook to purchase Acme Touch Printers & Designers. The sale was finalized this month, with Jared acquiring the long established business from Rose Chancellor, who had operated Acme for more than 30 years...
Taxidermy shop moves to McCook
McCOOK, Neb. -- With a new location and a new schedule, Jeri and Richard "Dick" Collicott are dispelling rumors that they've retired from taxidermy. Jeri and Dick have moved their favorite mounts from their home and shop in Culbertson to a new studio at 1707 West N in McCook. It's easy to find -- one block east of the intersection of North Highway 83 and West N, on the north side of the street. Or, across the street from the northwest corner of Memorial Park Cemetery on West N...
MHS students take honors in video contest
McCOOK, Nebraska -- Students at McCook High School showed that they have school spirit in spades during a statewide video contest. The contest was sponsored by GPC-TV, Great Plains Communications' family of local TV channels, to support school athletic programs. Students from schools across the state entered YouTube video shorts created by high school sport teams that showcased their school spirit. The contest received nearly a dozen entries...
Ethanol plant celebrates 10 years
TRENTON -- A lot has happened energy-wise in the last 10 years, including the fact that the 3rd District of Nebraska now produces more ethanol than any other congressional district in the nation. U.S. Rep. Adrian Smith celebrated that achievement Saturday at the 10th anniversary open house at Trenton Agri Products LLC, congratulating the ethanol plant for its leading role in energy production. ...