Cookies go great with the Milky Way
(Column ~ 06/25/09)
As much as the rain is needed, I would prefer clear skies. It is hard to make astronomical observations through clouds, or skies heavy with hazy humidity. Now that summer is here, however, the evenings are much warmer and more comfortable for staying outside to observe. Except for the mosquitoes and other such creepy pests...
'When thunder roars, go indoors' slogan should catch on
(Editorial ~ 06/25/09)
"Fifty-four Forty or Fight!" "Where's the beef?" "Loose lips sink ships." "Read my lips ... no new taxes!" "Want fries with that?" "If the glove doesn't fit, you must acquit." Famous saying, all, but not all of them were effective. Only time will tell whether the National Weather Service's new slogan for this week's Lightning Safety Awareness Week, "When thunder roars, go indoors!" will catch on...
Split board approves new student success position on McCook campus
(Local News ~ 06/25/09)
NORTH PLATTE -- While two board members were not in favor of it, the majority of Mid Plains Community College Board of Governors voted to approve a new administrative position at McCook Community College. The Area Student Success coordinator position was approved by 8 to 2, with Elizabeth Benjamin and Glenda Hasenauer casting the dissenting votes...
Eight rabies cases probed in Southwest Nebraska
(Local News ~ 06/25/09)
Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department has investigated eight rabies incidents since March 2009. The cases have involved skunks, cats, dogs, and puppies. Cases investigated have been in Frontier, Hayes, Red Willow, Hitchcock and Chase counties...
Cunningham Feed Store -- Arapahoe business stays open, changes clientele
(Business ~ 06/25/09)
ARAPAHOE -- During its heyday last century, Cunningham's feed store on Arapahoe's main street sold livestock feed by the train-car load. Now, 60-some years later, the building is still called Cunningham's and is still selling feed -- although not in the same massive quantities, and its clientele are people, not cows and horses...
(Anniversary ~ 06/25/09)
The family of Stan and Sharon Marr of McCook is requesting a card shower in honor of the couple's 60th wedding anniversary on June 25. Cards of congratulations will reach the couple at 110 Sioux Rd, McCook NE 69001.
Cubs tourney games tonight
(Community Sports ~ 06/25/09)
McCook Midget Baseball Association, Inc., announced the brackets for the season-ending Cubs Division Tournament, which starts tonight at Felling Field. The Cubs Division is an 11-team player-pitched league for students in grades 5-7. Games tonight: First Central Bank Cardinals vs. McCook National Bank Astros, 5:30 p.m.; Miller & Assoc. Red Sox vs. Lifetime Eyecare Rockies, 7 p.m.; and McCook Clinic Royals vs. Stewart Construction A's, 8:30 p.m...
Breinig to play on Nebraska team in 8-Man All-Star Classic
(High School Sports ~ 06/25/09)
HAYS, Kan. -- Fort Hays State University will host 48 of the best Eight-Man football high school seniors in two states as preparations begin for the 2009 Kansas vs. Nebraska 8-Man All Star Classic. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Saturday night at Lewis Field Stadium in Hays, Kan...
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