(Birthdays ~ 02/22/08)
The family of Ruby Taylor is hosting an open house Saturday, 1-3 p.m., at Country Kitchen in McCook in honor of her 78th birthday Feb. 28. Cards of congratulation will reach her Hillcrest Nursing Home, 309 W. Seventh, PO Box 1087, McCook, NE 69001.
Beware the chair -- 25 years later, new lifestyle includes endurance races
(Features ~ 02/22/08)
Randy Andrews of McCook walked and ran for 26 hours and 45 minutes, covered 100 miles of trails and plank bridges, and fell flat on his face once. All this for a belt buckle ... ? Andrews has run 15 100-mile and two 50-mile marathons and 35 or 36 traditional (26 miles, 385 yards) marathons. ...
Campus game draws wrong kind of attention
(Editorial ~ 02/22/08)
Police officers were called to a University of Nebraska-Lincoln classroom Wednesday where a student wearing a ski mask and gun was reported. it turned out to be a participant in the local version of a nationally popular student game, "Assassin," called "Live Free or Neihardt" by residents of that dorm...
The laptop with no name
(Column ~ 02/22/08)
I had a laptop on which I used to type my column. We were close. I never knew its name, though, mostly because I couldn't decide whether it was a male or a female. When it comes to technology, you have to be well-acquainted with an appliance before you can determine its gender...
Michael Theodore Macki
(Obituary ~ 02/22/08)
July 19, 1951-Feb. 21, 2008 Michael Theodore Macki, 56, died Thursday (Feb. 21, 2008), at his home in McCook. He was born July 19, 1951, at Richland, Wash., to Emil Theodore and Duane Alta (Moore) Macki. He was in construction work. There are no local services...
Cards, Falcons reach district title games
(High School Sports ~ 02/22/08)
Hayes Center will play Hay Springs Tuesday
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