Learning from Lincoln's binge drinking problem
(Editorial ~ 09/23/06)
Is it because it's the state's biggest college town, and home to Big Red football? Or, maybe it's the conventions. Then again, maybe it's the politics associated with being home to the statehouse. For whatever reason, Nebraska's capital city is No. 4 in the country for binge drinking among young- and middle-aged adults, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
(Letter to the Editor ~ 09/23/06)
Below is a reply for the many articles that has been written by this community's "college professor," who is teaching our children and community. He seems, more often than not, to present what is fitting for him. You are more than welcome to print this in Open Forum, as I believe many I have spoken to seem to agree, and feel it is only fair to see that all sides are important, especially when speaking about relationships...
We believe what we believe
(Column ~ 09/23/06)
Last Saturday's Nebraska game at USC has sparked a fairly significant debate ar-ound the state and its ramifications impact not only on the game itself, but in the way we live our lives with others in this other great game that is being played out every minute of every day. The game of life...
City manager aims for slow, steady growth
(Local News ~ 09/23/06)
By?LORRI SUGHROUE City Editor Don't expect big changes with newly-hired City Manager Kurt Fritsch. Instead, look for progress that is slow and steady, the same kind of progress he hopes to initiate in economic development and his dealings with the city council...
(Features ~ 09/23/06)
A leadership training camp this summer had two McCook teens scaling 10-foot walls and balancing on boards. McCook High School seniors Morgan Pearson and John Swanhorst took part in these and other challenges at the Rotary Youth Leadership Award camp in July, sponsored by the McCook Rotary Club...
No. 1 Bison bury Bulldogs
(High School Sports ~ 09/23/06)
McCook scores 35 points in 1st quarter GERING -- It didn't take long for the No. 1-ranked McCook Bison to put points on the board against the Gering Bulldogs Friday night at Gering. And the points kept coming as the Bison (4-0) rolled to a 48-6 victory. McCook scored 35 points in the first quarter...
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