McCook Gazette Headlines News from the McCook Gazette newspaper in McCook, Nebraska en-us Bison super stater commits to CSU McCook High School junior Zach Schlager has verbally committed to play football at Colorado State University. The Class B all-state and Omaha World-Herald super state selection made his announcement... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:25:29 -0500 McCook rules road series in Colorado LAMAR, Colo. — McCook shook off a first-game defeat to win three of four in another key community college baseball series with Lamar, Colo., last weekend. The Indians improved to 27-22 overall and... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:35:10 -0500 Indians shut down Region IX leaders SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – The McCook Community College baseball team got a solid outing from their pitching staff and some timely hits to defeat Region IX leading Western Nebraska 4-1 on Thursday. The... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:34:14 -0500 Childhood stress can affect ability to make decisions If you spend much time online, especially on a subpar Internet connection, you know the problem. You’re trying to view a cat video link from your cousin or stream an old Star Trek video, and you see... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:32:49 -0500 McCook-area drivers race to high places Driving fast and furiously and finishing strong on a well manicured dirt track were the challengers seeking a trip to the winners circle at Lincoln County Raceway in North Platte, Nebraska on... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:32:04 -0500 Laser engraver inspires creativity at local gift shop McCOOK, Neb. — The new laser engraver at New Life in downtown McCook enhances what the inspirational shop offers its customers, it fills a niche in McCook’s shopping environment, and besides, it’s... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:30:59 -0500 Trojans top Bison, other teams for invite title McCOOK, Neb. — Freshmen Cali Gunderson and Korynn Clason teamed for five more championships as the Trojans won Monday’s McCook JV Invitational. Gunderson dominated distance events with 1600 and... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:28:03 -0500 Intercity bus, transportation open house Wednesday at McCook Library LINCOLN, Neb. — A public information open house to gather input about the needs for intercity bus and public transit services will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the McCook Public Library Klingner... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:27:55 -0500 Longhorns, Bison boys rumble to finish McCOOK, Neb. — McCook Bison blazed around the home track four final times as their JV team nearly outscored eight varsity teams competing on Monday. Freshman Corban Jernigan carried the baton to this... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:25:51 -0500 Local landmark draws visitors CONNIE JO DISCOE Regional Editor McCOOK, Neb. — The Nebraska Life Magazine hosted sell-out tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in McCook on April 21. Home owner Jan Korell told visitors... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:24:07 -0500 All McCook JV top girls and boys placers Top five teams and all top six placers from Monday’s McCook JV Track and Field Invitational: Boys Teams: 1. Chase County 108, 2. McCook JV 106, 3. Holdrege 99, 4. Lexington 51.5, 5. Cambridge 46.... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:24:02 -0500 County 'public defender' signed to 4-year contract McCOOK, Neb. — The McCook attorney who serves as a public defender for Red Willow County will get a raise to $72,000 annually in a new four-year contract approved by county commissioners Monday... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:22:28 -0500 Nancy Ann Hawkins Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:04:57 -0500 Norman Coder Norman Coder June 2, 1936 - April 22, 2017 GOTHENBURG, Neb. — Norman Coder of Gothenburg passed away in Lexington, Neb., Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Plum Creek Health Care Community. He was 80... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:37:17 -0500 Witch hunt I feel compelled to respond to several of the articles that the Gazette has published since the whole controversy began in 2015 regarding the Hitchcock County Assessor's office. I read your front... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:18:43 -0500 Broadway comes to MHS today MCCOOK, Neb. — Omaha Performing Arts is bringing Broadway to McCook. Education staff from Omaha Performing Arts are coming to McCook High School today from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., part of a statewide... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:52:01 -0500 Mission of mercy On occasion being a longtime flight instructor has its benefits. Your old columnist has been teaching since 1964. Recently I was asked to accompany a longtime friend on a flight to Denver then on to... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:34:40 -0500