Clearing it up
(Letter to the Editor ~ 11/08/04)
**Dear Editor Larry Randolph writes "what are you trying to say?". Well, Larry, after reviewing your excellent dissection of my letter, I'd have to admit that it might have been confusing. I appreciate that the good editor might allow me to provide a more succinct position on the issue:...
North side is scene of progress
(Editorial ~ 11/08/04)
Tuesday night's meeting of the McCook School District 17 Board of Education calls attention to the advance of work on the district's new $5.8 million kindergarten through third grade school building. At the session, the board will get an update on construction and will discuss construction bids for pre-cast, steel material and steel erection...
Wartime reflections of Willis Jones
(Column ~ 11/08/04)
Willis Jones of McCook grew up in Bloomfield, in Northeastern Nebraska, but by the time he was 24 years old, in 1941, he was working in California for the Santa Fe Railroad. In July of that year he was drafted into the Army's armored division. Soon he was made a company clerk, a position he did not like at all...
A word from a legend
(Local News ~ 11/08/04)
McCook and Nebraska football legend Jeff Kinney speaks to the McCook Bison football team Sunday, as the team prepares to advance in the playoffs. The Bison, 10-0, take on 6-4 Ogallala in quarterfinal action at 6 p.m. CDT or 5 p.m. MST today at Ogallala. ...
(Births ~ 11/08/04)
COLUMBUS -- Doug and Carrie Samuelson of Columbus announce the birth of their daughter, Caia Jane, Nov. 1, 2004. She weighed 7 pounds and 14 ounces. She has one sister, Aurora Lynn. Grandparents are Doug and Joyce Samuelson of McCook, Randy and Betty Peterson of Columbus and Kathy Samuelson of Lincoln. Great-grandparents are Arnold Slavik of Columbus and Marguerite Samuelson of McCook...
Velma C. Rogers
(Obituary ~ 11/08/04)
Sept. 6, 1912-Nov. 6, 2004 COLBY, Kan. -- Velma C. Rogers, 92, died Saturday (Nov. 6, 2004) at Citizen's Medical Center in Colby, Kan. She was born Sept. 6, 1912, to Lewis "Ed" and Kittie (Smith) Temple in Norton County, Kan. She was raised in the Norcatur area and attended grade school there. In 1932, she graduated from Norcatur High School...
Kansas Class 2-1A state playoffs: St. Francis trips La Crosse, plays at Smith Center Friday
(High School Sports ~ 11/08/04)
ST. FRANCIS -- The St. Francis football team will be moving on in the Kansas 2-1A state playoffs, defeating La Crosse 58-14. St. Francis took a 30-8 lead into halftime, and scored 21 more in the third quarter. Joel McAtee carried the ball 13 times for 147 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Indians in rushing. Teammate Gabe Smull had 127 yards and one touchdown on 20 carries...
Dundy County, Southwest volleyball teams take aim at state
(High School Sports ~ 11/08/04)
The state volleyball tournament starts this week, and southwest Nebraska will be represented by a pair of teams this year. Southwest will be open the C2 state tournament Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Lincoln East against Thayer Central. Southwest will be playing in its first state tournament, but Roughrider Coach Dennis Troester will not...
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