Stimulus funding provides $17 million loan to Community Hospital
(Local News ~ 07/30/09)
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ben Nelson has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is sending $17 million to the Community Hospital Association of McCook as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. "The funding announced today is provided through the USDA Rural Development's Community Facilities program that helps finance essential community facilities for public use in rural areas," said Nelson. ...
'Riot' may help lake live up to potential
(Editorial ~ 07/30/09)
The cooler, wetter weather is a pleasant break from the usual summer, fair-time heatwave, but it's also a reminder that Saturday is Aug. 1, the first day of the unofficial last month of summer. August, when stores shift into high gear for back-to-school sales and fans start thinking about football and other fall sports...
The Great Nebraska Star Party
(Column ~ 07/30/09)
The official score for the Great Nebraska Star Party is: Astronomers six--clouds zero. If you don't count having to wait until 1:30 am Tuesday morning for the sky to clear after the thunderstorm. At least that is up until Friday afternoon when we had to leave...
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