Sitting room only
(Local News ~ 08/05/05)
Norris Park was packed for Thursday night's performance of Blackberry Winter, part of MNB's Hot Summer Nights series. The rest of the season includes Hannah McNeil and the Rebel Heart Band on Aug. 25 and Steve Seskin and Arthur Lee Land on Sept. 1.
'Alice in Wonderland' on stage Saturday
(Local News ~ 08/05/05)
A cast of 59 area singers and actors will present an original musical stage performance of "Alice in Wonderland," in McCook Saturday. Performances are set for 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the McCook High School auditorium. Cost for the show is $4. The performances conclude a week-long visit by touring directors from the famed Missoula Children's Theater...
Countdown is on for children -- and parents
(Column ~ 08/05/05)
August is here. The sweetest sounding month of the entire year, at least to parents of school-age children, has arrived and the countdown has begun. It seems like summer vacation began just yesterday but for most students the number of weeks left can be counted on one hand...
Hope from the sky
(Letter to the Editor ~ 08/05/05)
**Dear Editor, As the leaders of local government pass massive cost of water rates, they must think we are all making $45,000 a year as my friend is at the local factory. Sad to say but many of us don't make one third of that. As an elderly lady told me at my store, she was going to have to stop giving money to her church to pay for higher water bills as she has given up everything else to stay in McCook. ...
Community pulling for PGA qualifier
(Editorial ~ 08/05/05)
Since his high school days, McCook has known of the golfing talent of Chris Wiemers. Now, as a qualifier for the 87th PGA Championship, Chris's game will be showcased for the entire golfing world. As the climax of a whirlwind summer, Chris will be playing against 97 of the 100 top-ranked players in the world at the PGA tournament. ...
Walkers ready to hit the sidewalk
(Local News ~ 08/05/05)
By GLORIA MASONER McCook Daily Gazette There's one thing that can be said about cancer -- it's a non discriminatory disease. It can hit anyone, regardless of race, age or sex. That fact is evident when you look at the lives of this year's Relay For Life co-chairs. Alyssa Karr, now a young girl entering her teens was struck by cancer just short of her third birthday. Cindy Dame was struck by breast cancer at the age of 46...
Donald L. Wimer
(Obituary ~ 08/05/05)
Oct. 27, 1936-Aug. 3, 2005 TRENTON -- Donald Lloyd Wimer, 68, died Wednesday (Aug. 3, 2005), at the El Dorado Manor Home in Trenton. He was born Oct. 27, 1936, in Rawlins County to Henry and Nellie (Olson) Wimer. He grew up on the family farm south of Stratton and graduated from Stratton High School...
MNB Seniors plan to build foundation on positives
(Community Sports ~ 08/05/05)
Several McCook players return for 2006 season The image of the Holdrege American Legion Seniors baseball team with the B-6 District Championship plaque in their hands may mess with the minds of the McCook Seniors for the next year. As the McCook National Bank American Legion Seniors were one win shy of another state berth, they are planning on building on the positives for the next summer season in 2006...
Southern Valley coach Lanham recognized with Milestone Award
(High School Sports ~ 08/05/05)
LINCOLN (Oxford Standard) -- Mike Lanham received nofication that he received the highest level (fourth level) of the "Milestone Award" at the 38th Annual Awards and Recognition Banquet Thursday at Lincoln. The event took place at the Great Hall at the Lincoln Station, located in the historic Haymarket in Lincoln...
Crete standout Josh Hartwell headed to Doane College
(College Sports ~ 08/05/05)
New teammate is Brandon Park CRETE -- Josh Hartwell graduated in May from Crete High School being named one of only two athletes this year at Crete to letter in three sports for each of his four years in high school. Hartwell lettered in football, wrestling and track each of those years and was honored with many awards such as Class B All-District Team in football...
Follow-up: Palmeiro for the Hall of Fame
(Opinion ~ 08/05/05)
So what you are saying is that steroids will not enhance a baseball players performance? They will not help them hit the ball harder or further, or run faster to beat out a throw? Andy Griglock firstname.lastname@example.org John's reply: That's not what I said or meant to say if I didn't say it -- everyone thinks steroids make them hit the ball further or run faster -- including the ball players. I think steroids should be banned and the players should be punished...
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