High hopes for hospital Medicare pilot project
(Local News ~ 11/21/03)
WASHINGTON -- A proposal with roots at Community Hospital of McCook and six other rural hospitals is part of a conference report that, if it becomes law, could help the hospitals receive better Medicare reimbursement. After several days of intense negotiations with Senate leaders and administration officials, U.S. ...
Albert Jacob Troester
(Obituary ~ 11/21/03)
Albert Jacob Troester, 92, died Wednesday (Nov. 19, 2003) at Community Hospital of McCook. He was born Oct. 3, 1911, to William and Elizabeth (Wall) Troester in Bartley. He grew up on the family farm south of Bartley where he attended Trinity Lutheran School...
(Births ~ 11/21/03)
Diana and Rob Collins of Littleton Colo., announce the birth of their daughter, Josie Lenor. She was born Oct. 16, and weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Jerry and RoseAnn Owens of McCook and Larry and Janet Collins of Blue Springs, Mo. Great-grandparents are Erma Owens of Benkelman and Blanch Ware of Blue Springs...
Let's work together
(Letter to the Editor ~ 11/21/03)
**Dear Editor, I have been to "county fairs, goat ropin's and a seminar or two," with almost every other citizen of Red Willow County and I certainly do not consider them as second class citizens. It seems to me, Mr. Councilman, that we as elected officials, should be working towards a goal of saving the tax payer's money. That was my purpose in approaching the council on the issues of snow removal, dispatching, and ambulance service costs...
Deer numbers unbelievable only a few years ago
(Editorial ~ 11/21/03)
Deer, nearly non-existent in this area as recently as half a century ago, have grown profusely in numbers in recent years. But, despite their abundance, the deer have been difficult to find during the 2003 firearm hunting season in Southwest Nebraska...
More -- and tighter reasons -- to start exercising
(Column ~ 11/21/03)
The big day is less than a week away, which doesn't leave much time to find a pair of elastic-waist pants for Thanksgiving as well as for the following holidays. People gain an average of 1 to 2 pounds over the next five weeks. Others gain 1 to 2 pounds for each of the next holidays. ...
(Opinion ~ 11/21/03)
Laura Bush says that we had a good reason for Iraq. You can take your choice of the many reasons that George gave us. I for one feel a lot better now that she has given her approval. George must have shared his military expertise with her. He has had all that experience...
(Local News ~ 11/21/03)
This Holstein calf will be sold and resold in a benefit auction at 1 p.m. Monday at Tri-State Livestock, the West Sale Barn, in McCook. Proceeds from the sale will help tim and Tempe Krause, whose 11-year-old son, Jake, is suffering an extended illness and hospitalization. The public is encouraged to attend -- and participate -- in the benefit auction.
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