Maywood, Cambridge, Southwest open football season with home games
(High School Sports ~ 08/24/06)
Believe it or not, the 2006 high school football season is here already and it starts in Nebraska with "zero week games." Maywood kicks off the season Thursday night with a home game against Stapleton. Both Cambridge and Southwest open the season with home games Friday...
College gets first look at ideas for events/activities center
(Local News ~ 08/24/06)
NORTH PLATTE -- It's a long way from getting a go-ahead, but an artists conception of a proposed Event/Activity Center for McCook Community College was presented to the Mid Plains Community College Board of Governors on Wednesday night. Initially estimated to cost $10.5-$10.9 million, the center must first be approved by the board of governors after it decides what to do with True Hall, determines whether a facility of that size is really needed, and after it is approved by the state Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education.. ...
Events, activities center would be good for all of us
(Editorial ~ 08/24/06)
We have something we can sink our teeth into now, and it should leave a good taste in our mouths. An artist's rendition of a proposed events and activity center at McCook Community College is far from a final plan, the cost estimates of $10.5-$10.9 million are just that, estimates, and the McCook City Council has yet to completely sign off on the use of part of Kelley Park...
Breck R. Gillen
(Obituary ~ 08/24/06)
Breck R. Gillen, infant child of Bradley W. and Wendy L. (Hampton) Gillen died Saturday (Aug. 19, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook. Survivors include parents, Brad and Wendy of McCook; siblings Spencer, Zayne, Jenna and Jett; grandparents, Wayne and Arlene Gillen of McCook, Rich and Hilda Hampton of Culbertson and Carrie and Wendell Klock of North Platte...
In the fall, it's first things first
(Column ~ 08/24/06)
"Only 10 more days, Mom," Jeremy informed me the other day. I must say I was a little disappointed. According to my calender, it was only six days till school started. I decided to argue the point with him. "It's only six days," I replied patiently...
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