Bronco boys punch state ticket
(High School Sports ~ 03/02/05)
Both Wauneta-Palisade teams going to the 'Big Dance' The Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team completed their season sweep of the Cambridge Trojans in front of a standing room only crowd at the McCook High school gym Tuesday night. The Broncos brought home the District D1-6 Championship as they defeated Cambridge 74-60...
It wouldn't hurt to ask
(Column ~ 03/02/05)
I was told "no" often enough as a young child that I not only learned to take the answer graciously, I learned not to ask in the first place. I remember once, while Mom and Dad were separated, being invited to a classmate's birthday party. I almost didn't go...
Americans are living longer
(Editorial ~ 03/02/05)
We live in an amazing age. It borders on the unbelievable. We're talking about the increases in life span and population which have taken place in the United States in the past century. To understand the full extent of the changes, we need to go back to 1900. In that year -- the start of the 20th Century -- there were 75 million people living in the United States and the average life span was 47 years...
Bank donation helps kick off new Habitat for Humanity project
(Local News ~ 03/02/05)
A big donation came just in time for the Southwest Nebraska Habitat for Humanity to begin its next housing project. Officials gathered Tuesday night to review activities and accept a $25,000 matching funds grant donated by TierOne Bank. The TierOne Charitable Foundation donated some $125,000 in 2003 to chapters in Lincoln, Omaha, Scottsbluff, North Platte and Council Bluffs, Iowa, and $150,000 in 2004 to Lincoln, Omaha, Grand Island and McCook...
Fiddler on the Roof
Southwest Nebraska Community Theater production set for March 17, 18, 19 and 20
(Local News ~ 03/02/05)
Fiddler on the Roof, a play set in 1905 in a small Jewish village in Russia, opens with the cheerful and enjoyable song "Tradition." From this beginning, the audience will instantly embrace Southwest Nebraska Community Theater Association's version of Fiddle on the Roof...
(Obituary ~ 03/02/05)
Sept. 16, 1921-Feb. 28, 2005 Clyde Frederick Starrett, 83, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. He was born Sept. 16, 1921, in Kingman, Kan., to Ellis L. and Frederica Angela (Johnson) Starrett, the oldest of four children...
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