Thanksgiving, today and tomorrow
(Column ~ 11/26/08)
I spent my entire vacation last week fluffing the feathers in my nest. In other words, it was time for fall cleaning and winter buffeting. All just in time to pick the pinfeathers from the turkey. Thanksgiving, verb or noun, never fails. It is my favorite holiday and always has been. ...
(Local News ~ 11/26/08)
McCook firefighter/paramedic Shane Smith, above, holds the splinted hand of Lavone Rozmiarek who was injured late Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle rollover accident on a graveled county road seven miles northwest of McCook. Fire Chief Marc Harpham, at right, paused to comfort Rozmiarek during the hour-or-so that it took to remove her from her car. ...
Hospital board ready to elect four new officers
(Local News ~ 11/26/08)
Members of the Community Hospital Association board of directors reminisced about the last six years at the facility in McCook as they honored out-going board members Peg Brooks and Barb Wiemers at their monthly board meeting Nov. 19. '"We've accomplished so much in the last six years, during the terms of Peg and Barb,'" Jim Ulrich, president and chief executive officer of Community Hospital, said Monday. ...
Still plenty to be thankful for this year
(Editorial ~ 11/26/08)
Among all those electronic chain letters, questionable medical offers and Nigerian business proposals that clog up our e-mail inboxes every day, are occasional morsels of wisdom that are actually worth taking time to read. While it's easy to worry about all the uncertainty in the economy, a recent example lists the following things for which we should be thankful:...
Nebraska would take pleasure in denying Colorado a bowl bid
(College Sports ~ 11/26/08)
LINCOLN -- After years of downplaying the significance of Friday's game against Colorado, Nebraska is finally treating the Buffaloes like a rival. Kickoff at Memorial Stadium is 2:30 p.m. The game will be televised on ABC. Nebraska offensive lineman Matt Slauson talked about his "extreme distaste" for the Buffs...
Area players make C2-9, Six-Man football teams
(High School Sports ~ 11/26/08)
Class C-2 District 9 All District football team Offense First team Offensive line -- Jerrel Alexander,12, Cambridge. Ends -- Andrew Carpenter, 12, Cambridge Running back -- Gus Petersen, 10, Cambridge Defense First team Defensive line -- Catlin Rice, 11, Cambridge...
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