Sen. Nelson will continue to be a player
(Editorial ~ 11/09/06)
Ben Nelson's still a Democrat, but Tuesday's decisive victory, despite all of the negative advertising Pete Ricketts could buy, has given him license to continue the long independent tradition begun by fellow hometown hero George W. Norris. Unlike Norris, however, Nelson has stayed with his party while finding ways to work with the opposition...
What will we do with our time?
(Column ~ 11/09/06)
The election is finally over and I'm not exactly sure what I'm going to do with my time. No more running to answer the phone, only to find a recorded message from a politician or organization telling me how to vote. I no longer have to consider requesting a third weekly trash pickup in order to get rid of the flyers we've been receiving over the last three months...
Nelson takes victory lap
(Local News ~ 11/09/06)
After sweeping to victory in his high cost political contest against Republican Pete Ricketts, U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson returned to McCook Wednesday afternoon to express appreciation to his hometown supporters. Tired but triumphant, Nelson said he will devote his second six-year term in the Senate to win passage of key legislation, including an increase in the minimum wage. ...
Carl Sterling Phillips
(Obituary ~ 11/09/06)
Sept. 26, 1921 - Oct. 27, 2006 ATWOOD?--?Carl Sterling Phillips was born in rural Bent County, Colo., on Sept. 26, 1921, to Carl Spry and Pearl Elsie (Scaman) Phillips. He died Oct. 27, 2006, at the age of 85 years, one month and one day at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Atwood...
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