New leadership in Afghan War
(Column ~ 07/03/10)
I am as troubled as most Americans about our longest running war and want to see it brought to a successful conclusion as early as possible. I am encouraged now that a new leader is in place to take over the war effort in Afghanistan. It is only appropriate that during the week preceding America's Independence Day that the U.S. Senate approved the appointment of General David Petraeus as the new Afghan war commander on a vote of 99 to nothing...
Another successful Chadron State Football Camp
(High School Sports ~ 07/03/10)
Coaches can become very innovative in scheming strategies for their respective teams. The McCook High School football staff came up with a great innovation a few years back to make it easier for Bison and area prep players to receive first-class instruction close to home...
Statue honors Nelson family
(State News ~ 07/03/10)
McCOOK, Nebraska -- When Sen. Ben Nelson attended the unveiling of a statue of his hero, Sen. George Norris, a couple of years ago, someone broached the idea of Nelson's own statue down the street in front of his boyhood home. "An old man sitting on a bench, reading the Gazette" wasn't an appealing idea, Nelson said at Saturday's dedication of just such a bronze. ...
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