Senate funds airport equipment
(Local News ~ 10/24/03)
Washington -- Funding for an instrument landing system for the McCook Municipal Airport is included in the Transportation, Treasury and General Government Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2004 passed by the U.S. Senate on Thursday. The bill includes $910,000 to install an instrument landing system at the McCook airport. The bill will now be considered by a joint House-Senate conference committee...
Federal funding makes itself felt in Southwest Nebraska
(Editorial ~ 10/24/03)
As the 2003 sessions of the U.S. House and Senate enter the home stretch, a number of people in Southwest Nebraska are on pins and needles, watching closely to see how airport and hospital funding bills will fare. Nothing is certain until the national lawmakers meet in conference committee to hammer out differences between the House and Senate versions of spending bills. But, as of today, area officials remain hopeful that needed funding will come through...
A reason to get away
(Column ~ 10/24/03)
While it is nice to be home, sometimes you have to get away -- just to experience new things, to expand your horizons, to get your vehicle above 65 mph. If I hadn't left the area, I probably never would have learned that Minnesotans get to carry guns, which are not mounted in a gun rack in the back window of their pickup truck. ...
(Letter to the Editor ~ 10/24/03)
**Dear Editor, The account of Joe Urich's career was superb. Joe's life covered many years and his life touched many, many people in many different ways. On Aug. 6, 1986, as Mrs. Edna Wendelin's funeral cortege was leaving St. John's Lutheran Church in Oberlin, Kan., Mr. and Mrs. Joe Urich were in the church entry...
No. 1 Cambridge Trojans blank Dundy County 32-0
(High School Sports ~ 10/24/03)
CAMBRIDGE -- Cambridge held Dundy County scoreless and remained undefeated in a win Thursday night over the Tigers 32-0. Five different players scored for the Trojans -- four rushing TDs and one through the air. Cambridge racked up 407 total yards in the game versus 91 for Dundy County, which was held to one first down in the first half and three in the second...
McCook alum Leo McKillip inducted into Dana College Athletic Hall of Fame
(College Sports ~ 10/24/03)
Dr. McKillip graduated from McCook High School in 1947
(Obituary ~ 10/24/03)
ARAPAHOE -- LaVinnia McCoy, 95, formerly of Arapahoe, died Thursday (Oct. 23, 2003) at her home in Littleton, Colo. She was born June 20, 1908, to George and Harriet J. (Stockton) Trollope in Holdrege. She attended school and graduated from Orleans High School...
(Births ~ 10/24/03)
Heath and Michelle Seeker of Trenton announce the birth of their son, Matthew Heath, Oct. 10, 2003, at Community Hospital of McCook. He weighed 7 pounds, 5.2 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Chuck and Betty Vette of Wauneta and Ron and Beverly Seeker of Trenton. Great-grandparents are Mary Vette of Fort Wayne, Ind., Treva Krull of Brookville, Ohio and Lois Kanost of Wauneta...
(Births ~ 10/24/03)
Shawn and Joni Knoll of McCook announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Rene, Oct. 13, 2003, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. She was 5 pounds, 9 ounces and 18 inches long. She has a brother, Samuel. Grandparents are Alex and Willetta Bieker of McCook and Harry and Louise Knoll of Osborne, Kan. Great-grandparents are Ted Wittman of Bazine, Kan., and Emily Knoll and Clytia Williams, both of Osborne...
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