Myrtle M. Rogers
(Obituary ~ 10/15/03)
GOTHENBURG -- Myrtle M. Rogers, 89, of Gothenburg, formerly of Farnam, died Monday (Oct. 13, 2003) at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital Long Term Care. She was born July 2, 1914, to Frederick W. and Grace (Stombaugh) Volkman in Frontier County. She graduated from Cambridge High School in 1931...
(Births ~ 10/15/03)
Travis and Denise Wiese of McCook announce the birth of their daughter, Laken Jewel, Sept. 24, 2003, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 1/4 ounces and was 21 inches long. She has two sisters, Taylor, 6, and Riley, 2. Grandparents are Mary Ann Hlavinka of McCook, David and Clara Mae Hlavinka of Orleans and Rod and Lana Wiese of Benkelman. Great-grandparents are Polly Grim, Edward and Mary Hlavinka, all of McCook, and Lyle and Esther Wiese of Benkelman...
Trenton Lake may become bio-control site
(Local News ~ 10/15/03)
TRENTON -- Trenton Lake may be the site of a bio-control project designed to help rid the lake of the saltcedar shrub that's guzzling groundwater and crowding the lakeshore. Debra Eberts, a botanist with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in Denver, told a group of weed specialists and Nebraska Game and Parks officials that a saltcedar bio-control project at research sites at Pueblo, Colo., and throughout the West is showing promise...
New lawsuit filed over new school
(Local News ~ 10/15/03)
A Lebanon woman has filed a second lawsuit against the newly-combined Republican Valley-Twin Valley school districts after losing an earlier lawsuit last week. In a complaint she filed Tuesday morning, Frances Louise Nicholson claims the school district conducted its 2003-04 budget hearing less than five days after the proposed budget statement was published in the Indianola News...
Morell brings home state golf title
(High School Sports ~ 10/15/03)
The McCook High School junior shot a 154 score for two days.
Gazing into the past, future
(Column ~ 10/15/03)
I spent a lot time gazing into my mother's eyes over the weekend. Ben, Marci and our two granddaughters, Haili, 3, and Madison "Maddy," 8 months, were here for the weekend and both girls have my mother's eyes, a transparent blue-gray. By virtue of inexperience, theirs are crystal clear, with no hint of tragedy, sorrow or heartache. They look at the world, eyes wide with wonder, no trace of fear. What a treasure their innocence is. I hope it lasts a long, long time...
(Opinion ~ 10/15/03)
My daddy told me you could never believe or trust a person who speaks out of the side of their mouths. Did anyone see Cheney's speech on the news Friday, trying to justify our invasion of Iraq./ Holy Halliburton, the guy has guts!
Ward students enjoy fruits of volunteer labors
(Editorial ~ 10/15/03)
New, colorful playground equipment is in place.
- John Beneda (Obituary ~ 10/15/03)
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