A winter escape into the deep
(Column ~ 12/28/04)
Books are a great thing to get for Christmas. If your giver has chosen wisely, you'll have something to hold in your hands, get involved with, make a part of you. The downside is, if it's a great book, the experience is over much too quickly. That's the case in a book I re-ceived last Saturday...
Disaster's effects felt far and wide
(Editorial ~ 12/28/04)
Once upon a time, news could travel no faster than a horse could gallop, and the impact of the events it concerned diminished with each hoofprint. With today's instant electronic communications and jet airliner travel, however, far-off occurrences make themselves felt worldwide...
(Local News ~ 12/28/04)
A walk up West Third Street in McCook offers the opportunity to see two big public projects in progress. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's new field office headquarters (top) is fully enclosed, allowing interior work on the wooden structure to continue through the winter. ...
(Births ~ 12/28/04)
Jason and Amy (Ahlers) Downing of Kearney, announce the birth of their daughter, Hadlea Kay, Nov. 16, 2004 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Pam and Don Ahlers of McCook, Geraldine Downing of Stratton and the late Greg Downing. Great-grandmothers are Shirley Ahlers of Jackson, Calif., and Mary Schwerdt of McDonald, Kan...
Wacker, Price wedding
(Wedding ~ 12/28/04)
Andrea Wacker and Mike Price, both of Fremont, were united in marriage Sept. 18, 2004, at the Evangelical Free Church in McCook with the Rev. Sam Williams and Pastor Doug Leslie of Phoenix, Ariz., officiating. Parents of the couple are Mark and Monica Wacker of McCook and Mike and Jackie Price of Fremont...
(Community Sports ~ 12/28/04)
WILLOW LANES BOWLING RESULTS Dec. 14-18 Women's Majors High Game Patty Powell 213 High Series Marcie Doak 561 High Team Game Sign XL 849 High Team Series Securities America 2465 Chicks & Chatter High Game Marcie Doak 179 High Series Marcie Doak 487 High Team Game V.F.W. Aux. 798...
High School Holiday Basketball Tournament Schedules
(High School Sports ~ 12/28/04)
High school holiday basketball tournament schedules Compiled by the Omaha World-Herald BOYS Greater Nebraska Conference At Grand Island Wednesday Norfolk vs. Lexington, 3:45 Columbus vs. Hastings, 7:30 North Platte vs. McCook, 3:45 Scottsbluff vs. Kearney, 7:30...
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