Bison stampede in Kansas
(High School Sports ~ 01/13/10)
COLBY, Kan. -- The McCook High School boys took a few minutes off early in Tuesday night's basketball game at Colby, Kan. The Bison got recharged and ran past the Eagles, 58-34, for McCook's fourth straight win. McCook opened Tuesday's road game with seven unanswered points, and it looked as if the Bison would put the game away early. But Colby fought back and took a 15-12 lead at the end of the first quarter...
Bison girls slip in road loss at Colby
(High School Sports ~ 01/13/10)
COLBY, Kan. -- The McCook High School girls have suffered without a victory so far this season. The Bison girls had shown signs of improved play in recent games, but they took a step backward in a 63-29 loss at Colby, Kan., Tuesday, Jan. 12. McCook struggled getting going offensively, with one recurring problem -- turnovers -- coming back to haunt the Bison...
- Area high school basketball action (High School Sports ~ 01/13/10)
The question of the cross
(Column ~ 01/13/10)
The design is simplicity itself. Any 4-year-old with two popsicle sticks and some glue can make one. They can be small enough to be worn around the neck or wrist, or large enough to be seen for miles across the open prairie. Too frequently they are fashioned alongside an otherwise unadorned stretch of highway, perhaps singly or in groups of two, three or more...
Nelson: $2.1 million in broadband stimulus funds extend 21st century communications across Nebraska
(State News ~ 01/13/10)
WASHINGTON -- Today, Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson welcomed an announcement by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration that Nebraska will receive $2.1 million in grants for development of broadband data access in the state. The grants are part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...
(Letter to the Editor ~ 01/13/10)
In response to the weekend opinion article, "Show your face" by Mr. Hendricks dated Jan 8, Mr. Hendricks made implications that anonymous opinions have no significance. Mr. Hendricks, may I remind you that there in fact may be many reasons why a person feels the need to stay anonymous. ...
New electric car may portend shift in transportation
(Editorial ~ 01/13/10)
How about a pure electric car that can go more than 200 miles on a charge and has a top speed of 87 miles an hour? What if it seats five in comfort and can be recharged in about an hour? Add a price that's comparable to a similar "crossover" vehicle, and you've got quite a vehicle...
- District 8 open house (Local News ~ 01/13/10)
NRD tax refund ruling expected Jan. 21
(Local News ~ 01/13/10)
CURTIS -- A ruling determining how an unconstitutional Natural Resources District tax will be refunded will be made in Red Willow County District Court on Jan. 21. Middle Republican NRD members learned about the judgment, which covers a property tax collected in 2008, at their meeting Tuesday in Curtis...
Alice L. May
(Obituary ~ 01/13/10)
Jan. 16, 1919 - Jan. 12, 2010 OBERLIN -- Alice L. May, 90, died Tuesday (Jan. 12, 2010) at Oberlin. She was born Jan. 16, 1919, in Decatur County to Walter and Lela (Lemman) Rezner. She grew up on a farm in Sappa Township, attended Logan Country Grade School and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1936...
(Birthdays ~ 01/13/10)
The family of Helen (Halley) Swayne is requesting a card shower in honor of her 95th birthday. She was born Jan. 18, 1915, in Frontier County. Her family includes Carolyn Schmidt of McCook, Lila Lipska of Bridgeport and Rita Shaffer of Trenton. Cards of congratulations will reach her at Hillcrest Nursing Home, 309 West 7th, McCook, NE 69001...
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