Wanting to fly in the worst way
(Column ~ 11/01/07)
After a week-long trip to the East Coast, I've discovered the truth in the old phrase, "There's no place like home." My time spent there was great, but getting there and getting back made the trip a living nightmare. It started out from McCook just fine. ...
One business pays us to buy less of its product
(Editorial ~ 11/01/07)
What business do you know that will pay you to buy less of its product? We know of one, although it may not strictly be a business in conventional terms, and it is one that is owned by all of the people of Nebraska. And while the Nebraska Public Power District is trying to reduce the amount of power it sells, it makes sense in taking the pressure off the generation and distribution system in a way that will save money for all of us in the long run...
Jefferson's laptop -- Woodworking project recreates historical desk, celebrates Eagle Scout ranking
(Features ~ 11/01/07)
OMAHA -- An Omaha Eagle Scout's Court of Honor was made even more special when his grandfather made a presentation of a significant gift. Following his Eagle Scout ceremony Oct. 27 in Omaha, Eagle Scout Ian Suiter received from his grandfather, Jim Suiter, of McCook, a hand-crafted replica of the writing desk upon which Thomas Jefferson drafted America's "Declaration of Independence."...
Bison belt Bulldogs 42-6: McCook will host Hastings in Class B quarterfinals Monday
(High School Sports ~ 11/01/07)
The McCook Bison broke out the "big play offense" in the second quarter for three long touchdowns and blasted the Alliance Bulldogs out of Weiland Field 42-6 Wednesday. McCook, ranked No. 1 in two polls and No. 2 in two others, improved to 10-0. The Bison will host Hastings at 5 p.m. Monday in the quarterfinals. Hastings defeated Seward 35-14 Wednesday and improved to 8-2...
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