(Anniversary ~ 11/05/09)
The family of Russell "Bob" and Donna Leak is requesting a card shower in honor of the couple's 60th wedding anniversary. They married Nov. 5, 1949. Their children are Rodney of Broken Bow, Dennis of Indianola, and Janice Weeder of Loomis. They have 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Cards of congratulation will reach the couple at PO Box 119, Indianola, NE 69034...
New low-cost beginning hunter licenses welcome
(Editorial ~ 11/05/09)
Anyone who drives through Southwest Nebraska regularly probably hopes deer hunters for the upcoming season are successful, or that they will at list thin down the deer population enough to keep them off the highways. According to the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, 3,080 deer-motor vehicle accidents were reported in 2008, about the normal number reported in a year...
The chameleon constellation
(Column ~ 11/05/09)
Before we leave the northern sky, lets take a closer look at what I call the "chameleon constellation," Cassiopeia, the Queen. By that I mean, at different times of the year, Cassiopeia will look different. For part of the year she looks like the letter "M" and six months later she will look like a "W."...
Owner of 'nuisance' property gets more time
(Local News ~ 11/05/09)
The McCook City Council agreed to give an owner more time to clean up property that has been declared a nuisance. The property, at 305 East 12, was inspected by the McCook Health Board Aug. 13 and determined to be an unsafe nuisance property. Owner Dottie Park asked the McCook City Council at a previous meeting to give her some time to clean up the property before legal action was filed and the council agreed, directing city staff to provide an update on the progress of the clean-up by the regular council meeting Monday night.. ...
Hayes Center advances in D2 state playoffs
(High School Sports ~ 11/05/09)
SPALDING -- A strong second half and a strong running game propelled Hayes Center to a 42-8 victory over host Spalding/Spalding Academy Wednesday afternoon in the second round of the Class D-2 state high school football playoffs...
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