College approved for online degree
(Local News ~ 09/22/07)
NORTH?PLATTE?-- Mid-Plains Community College students are now able to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business completely online, thanks to recent approval by the Higher Learning Commission. In a letter notifying the college of its approval, the HLC said the Institutional Actions Council had voted to extend the college's accreditation to include distance delivery of degree programs without prior Commission approval. ...
On the block: Car collection represents lifetime of loving restoration
(Features ~ 09/22/07)
BENKELMAN -- Al "Bunt" Reining of rural Benkelman was an infinitely kind, gentle man. "I never saw him mad," his middle daughter, Marcy Ham, added to her description of her father. "He was always patient ... he had to have been, to have raised three daughters," she added, with a smile...
Let's put a good face on our community
(Editorial ~ 09/22/07)
With the pages of the calendar flipping over steadily, it's time to think about the approach of cold weather. There are other time factors for McCook residents as well, specifically next week's Heritage Days celebration. It would be a good time to spruce up the outside of our homes and businesses...
Dateline Merced, California
(Column ~ 09/22/07)
This week Ann and I spent a couple of days in San Jose with the "Adopt A Chaplain" principals helping pack boxes to send to our servicemen overseas. Actually the boxes we sent go to Military Chaplains who in turn hand out the items, free, to men and women laying their lives on the line for our country and the way of life we love. ...
Bison tough it out against Gering
(High School Sports ~ 09/22/07)
The McCook Bison football team jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter against Gering Friday night at Weiland Field, struggled in the second and third quarter and tacked on two Chris Schleeman touchdown runs in the final frame to beat Gering 35-13...
Deadbeat dads and selfish moms
(Column ~ 09/22/07)
In an old movie called "Divorce American Style," Dick Van Dyke was telling a friend of his that, in his divorce, his wife got the car and he got the payments, his wife got the house and he got the payments, his wife got the children and he got the payments, and his wife got the gold mine and he got the shaft...
Stories from Saturday, September 22, 2007
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