FCC proposal risks rural cell service
(Letter to the Editor ~ 09/04/08)
For many Americans, cell phones have become a necessary component of everyday life, helping us do business, stay in touch with the people who matter most to us and call for help in emergencies. Indeed, firefighters and police officers depend on wireless service to respond quickly to emergency situations. ...
Bursting the Mars bubble
(Column ~ 09/04/08)
I should have known better, to think that we would get by another August without the Mars/moon hoax e-mail showing up. It did, again, as it has every year since 2003. The one that says that Mars will be closer to the Earth on Aug. 27 than it has been in 6,000 years and will be as big as the full moon to the naked eye and that we should tell everyone we know about it and to pass this e-mail along to everyone on our mailing list...
In my dreams
(Column ~ 09/04/08)
I never realized how much your "real" life can affect your dreams. Last night I had a dream that was straight out of a nightmare. I must have been particularly stressed this week to have allowed these events to creep into my subconscious in such a bizarre way...
Balloon Fest promises to be one of the best
(Editorial ~ 09/04/08)
What's becoming a wonderful tradition promises to be reinforced and expanded this weekend as the McCook Balloon Fest moves to the Red Willow County Fairgrounds. No matter where you live in McCook, you should at least be able to get a glimpse of the eight to 12 huge, brightly-colored aircraft as they ascend, weather permitting, Saturday morning and evening, and Sunday morning...
(Anniversary ~ 09/04/08)
The family of Russ and Fern Dowling of McCook is requesting a card shower in honor of the couple's 72nd wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 5, 1936. Cards of congratulations will reach the couple at 907 E. Fifth, McCook NE 69001.
Anita W. Reade
(Obituary ~ 09/04/08)
Nov. 22, 1926 - Aug. 26, 2008 BENKELMAN - Anita W. Reade of Benkelman, Neb., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at the Dundy County Hospital. She was 81. She was born in Wauneta, Neb., to Frank and Mable (Hartzer) Taylor on Nov. ...
McCook Bison host Alliance Bulldogs in home opener
(High School Sports ~ 09/04/08)
The McCook Bison football team will make its 2008 Weiland Field debut Friday night against the Alliance Bulldogs. Kickoff is 7 p.m. central time. The Bison blasted Sidney 67-0 in a Week Zero game last week at Sidney. Alliance lost to Class C-1 Chadron 25-6...
- MCC spikers home opener (High School Sports ~ 09/04/08)
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