McCook Gazette Opinion Opinion headlines from the McCook Gazette newspaper in McCook, Nebraska en-us Carl Curtis' grammar class in 1923-24 Enjoyed Mr. Sehnert’s article last week about the late Sen. Carl Curtis, and his teaching in Danbury in the Grammar Room in 1923-24. In working with the Danbury Depot Museum files, I knew we had a... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:43:35 -0500 Allowing alley houses, or not Don’t you just love it? A man buys the neighboring deteriorating alley house with the intent of demolishing it. Good that will help the look of the neighborhood. Then he applies for a permit to build... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:42:25 -0500 No reason to risk measles infection March 13 turned out to be an unlucky day for a group of Eagle, Neb., third-grade students and staff. Besides being inspired by the airplanes and rockets at the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:40:22 -0500 While they’re at it, consider other health care options With the GOP dropping its effort to repeal and replace Obamacare Friday, American healthcare has an uncertain future. Even before the Affordable Care Act was passed, some doctors ditched the... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:06:05 -0500 Harry Strunk and the RVCA Each summer the Great Lakes in Southwest Nebraska and Northwest Kansas become the playground for countless numbers of fishermen, boating enthusiasts, and picnickers. This is to say nothing of the... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:45:49 -0500 Sincere thanks Dear Editor, To all of the firefighters from various departments throughout the area, law enforcement officers, roads crew personnel, dispatchers and numerous volunteers who aided in the effort to... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:44:16 -0500 No secrets in a small town My great-grandmother, Mary Eckert Davison, ran the stage coach stop in Ickes, Nebraska. When the telephone was invented, the driver would call ahead to her home (where the Post Office also existed)... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:32:03 -0500 An interesting journey My plane was scheduled to leave McCook at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday March 21st and I didn’t feel like that would be a problem for me since I’m usually up between 4 and 5 a.m. anyway. I slept for a couple... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:08:39 -0500 Medicare for all It is of crucial importance for a nation to have a healthy population that can produce wealth for themselves and our nation. The Republican Administration is trying to modify the ACA. The rhetoric of... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:19:29 -0500 Came back to bite me So for all you young moms out there, consider yourself warned. All those things you “thought” you got away with back when you were a kid? Ya, it comes back! In some form or fashion, I’m getting... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:12:26 -0500 National study shows education important factor in physical health Get a better education, and have a better life, goes the oft-repeated mantra. Now you can add “have a longer life” to the advice young people should heed. Unfortunately, according to research by two... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:09:42 -0500