Council considers $12K to study salaries
(Local News ~ 05/17/08)
The McCook City Council will be asked to approve a contract for a city-wide salary study, at its regular meeting Monday night, 7:30 p.m. at City Council Chambers at Memorial Auditorium. The council approved $10,000 in the budget for the purpose of wage increase or a city-wide salary study. The purpose of the study is to determine the appropriate pay level for employees, according to the City Council agenda...
Desire to work 'west' brings new Ohio veterinarian back to Southwest Nebraska
(Features ~ 05/17/08)
An off-campus work experience and a desire to work somewhere "west" brought Dr. Erica Schieber from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, to Red Willow Animal Clinic west of McCook in April 2007. A year later, Erica returned to the same animal clinic after practicing in Ohio for the first year of her veterinary medicine career...
Be thankful someone comes when you call 911
(Editorial ~ 05/17/08)
Call 9-1-1 and chances are good you will have an emergency responder at your door within minutes. If you live in the country, it may take a little longer, but more often than not, a qualified rescue squad will be making sure you receive the best medical treatment possible in the shortest possible time...
The flawed concept of equality
(Column ~ 05/17/08)
In The Declaration of Independence, signed on July 4, 1776, the second paragraph begins by stating, "We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal‚" -- 232 years later, we continue to struggle with a concept that was flawed on its face because all men are NOT created equal; they never have been, nor will they ever be...
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