Unbeatens to clash at York
(High School Sports ~ 10/09/03)
Another week, another big test for the McCook Bison football team. The Bison, ranked second in Nebraska Class B with a 5-0 record and owners of an 18-game winning streak, will hit the road Friday night for a showdown with the York Dukes. York is ranked seventh in Class B in the latest Associated Press consensus poll...
(Obituary ~ 10/09/03)
CURTIS -- Karen Farnsworth, 64, of Curtis, formerly of Lyle, Minn., died Oct. 7, 2003, at her home in Curtis. She was born at New Ulm, Minn., on Jan. 30, 1939, to Orlanzo O. and Iona E. Malm Lillegaard. In 1957, she graduated from Lyle High School in Lyle, Minn. She lived in Lyle for most of her life, moving to Curtis five years ago to be close to her son. She enjoyed her pets and family...
Barnett Park project gets under way
(Local News ~ 10/09/03)
The cooperative program to clean up the ponds at Barnett Park began Wednesday when the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and several local entities began removing fish from the ponds. City employees and offenders from the Work Ethic Camp worked through the day and hope to be finished removing the dead fish from the ponds today, said Marty Conroy, McCook public works director...
Diary of Anne Frank
(Local News ~ 10/09/03)
The humanity of words written in a teenager's diary more than 50 years ago in Amsterdam has reached Southwest Nebraska and the resulting impact is on stage this week in downtown McCook. The Southwest Nebraska Community Theatre Association's dinner theatre presentation of "The Diary of Anne Frank" begins Friday and runs through Sunday at the Fox Theater...
Building reports are an eye-opener
(Editorial ~ 10/09/03)
Day by day, it may not seem like much is happening, construction wise, in and around McCook. But when you go back 42 years -- and add it all together -- the numbers reach impressive levels. "We wanted to see what the trends were," said Doyle Wineland, the city's building official and compliance officer. "We went back to 1960 to compile a year-by-year report. It's been an eye-opener."...
Holding leaders accountable
(Column ~ 10/09/03)
According to an article in the Macon, Ga., Telegraph, the recent California recall election may bring about a change in American politics. Thomas Mann, a political scientist at the Brookings Institution says the publicity of the recall and -- in my "professional" opinion, its carnival-like atmosphere -- might bring about a trend of recalls and impeachments...
Special counsel now
(Opinion ~ 10/09/03)
Guess what folks? Bush says he is confident the Justice Department could handle the leak deal without partiality. (Tuesday), he dropped the other shoe. He now says we may never find out who did the leaking. I doubt that his boys will ever come up with the culprit. I say, special counsel, the sooner the better...
New coach Quiñones excited about MCC women's basketball program
(College Sports ~ 10/09/03)
The Indians squad features six sophomores, seven freshmen.
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