(Local News ~ 05/03/08)
A fleet of trucks spent Friday night parked at the north sale barn in McCook, its drivers easily convinced of the power of the blowing wind. Gusts above 40 m.p.h. made it difficult for the southbound truckloads of wind turbine blades to stay on the road, so the drivers decided to find motel rooms in McCook for the night, and resume their journey Saturday, when winds were expected to abate...
The end of another era
(Column ~ 05/03/08)
I taught my last class of the semester today (Friday) and next Friday, many of my students who came to campus two years ago not really knowing what to expect will be walking across the stage at True Hall to receive their diplomas and move on to either a career or the second stage of the higher education process. ...
Used bargains galore when times are hard
(Editorial ~ 05/03/08)
Garage sale-ing is one of the most popular Saturday activities in McCook this time of the year. If you don't believe it, just check out the lines at events like the annual Humane Society sale at the Red Willow County Fairgrounds a few weeks ago, or be among the early birds at any of Saturday's sales listed on the radio or in the Gazette's classified section...
Norfolk golfers win rain-shortened GNAC tournament; Bison squad places 4th; three players in top 20
(High School Sports ~ 05/03/08)
Norfolk captured the Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference boys golf title Friday at Heritage Hills Golf Course in McCook. The tournament was shortened to nine holes because of rainy, cold and windy conditions. Norfolk posted a 164 score, followed by Scottsbluff with 180, Columbus 184, McCook 184, Kearney 189, Hastings 190, Lexington 191 and North Platte 198...
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