Christensen: Public schools must change or they will collapse
(Local News ~ 03/24/06)
The public school system is destined to collapse in the near future if major changes are not made soon, State Commissioner of Education Doug Christensen said in McCook on Thursday. Christensen described the situation as urgent to to his audience of teachers, students and parents at the McCook Senior High auditorium, and said the K-12 school system as it is now will not be able to compete against the future of vouchers and charter schools...
Basking in the glow of the snow
(Column ~ 03/24/06)
While many people may take pride that McCook is the "Hot Spot" of Nebraska, I am at the other end of the spectrum. I long for cold, snowy days like we finally experienced earlier this week; my spirits soar as the snow piles upon the ground. Only when the snow stops falling and the sun emerges does my mood peak and return to normal...
Farmland values reflect uncertainty of area's irrigation
(Editorial ~ 03/24/06)
A report from the University of Nebraska on Thursday shows just how important it is for all of us to reach a long-term solution to the Republican River water controversy. It's gone beyond the threat of more legal judgments against Nebraska for Kansas water interests. Now it's translating into the bread-and-butter issues of land values and the factors that result...
- Youth wrestling (Community Sports ~ 03/24/06)
- Youth hoops (Community Sports ~ 03/24/06)
Bison girls, boys basketball camps info; baseball umpire clinic
(High School Sports ~ 03/24/06)
McCook girls basketball camp set for June 5-9 The McCook Lady Bison Elementary Basketball Camp will take place at the McCook Elementary Gym during the week of June 5-9 from 1-4 p.m. This camp is open to all girls who will be in grades 3-6 in August of 2006. Deadline of registration is May 25...
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