USMC plans birthday party
(Letter to the Editor ~ 10/28/06)
Friday, Nov. 10, will be the 231st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 10, 1775, a Corps of Marines was created by a resolution of the Continental Congress. Each November, as Marines around the world celebrate the birth of the Corps, we pay tribute to a long line of "Soldiers of the Sea" and the illustrious legacy they have handed down to us...
Gridlock is good
(Column ~ 10/28/06)
Based on letters and emails I receive, many readers of this column and most female readers tell me their least favorite columns are the ones I write about politics. I think there are a couple of reasons for that. Except for political junkies, most people just aren't that interested in politics. ...
Letter removes stigma on city water supply
(Editorial ~ 10/28/06)
A great weight has been lifted from the shoulders of City of McCook officials. Since last summer, residents and visitors have been needlessly concerned about the quality of drinking water produced by home taps and drinking fountains. That's when our new $12.27 million, state-of-the-art water treatment plant went into operation, removing the impurities that got McCook's water system into trouble with authorities and touched off a search for a new source of water something akin to Homer's Odyssey...
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