Broadband service already widespread in most of state
(Editorial ~ 07/14/10)
The Southwest Nebraska Tea Party's contention that members needed to get involved through use of the Internet was reinforced by a University of Nebraska release earlier Monday confirming just how widespread web access is throughout the state. The university's Department of Agricultural Economics and Center for Applied Rural Innovation conducted the survey as part of a broadband mapping project funded by the U.S. ...
How many opinions do we need?
(Column ~ 07/14/10)
My sister's husband is facing a serious health crisis. But before they do anything, they are seeking a second opinion. In fact, they are at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas, as this is written. I'm all in favor of second opinions. So much so that when my obstetrician determined that I needed an emergency Caesarean section in order to safely deliver my daughter, Lisa, I timidly proposed seeking a second opinion. ...
Sole bidder gets armor coat contract
(Local News ~ 07/14/10)
McCOOK, Nebraska -- Red Willow County, Nebraska, commissioners awarded the armor coating contract for summer projects to the only contractor submitting a bid for work on 11 miles of paved county roads. Figgins Construction of Red Cloud, Nebraska, will charge the county 22 cents per square yard for the application of oil and gravel on:...
Fire, ambulance departments cut $28K from budget
(Local News ~ 07/14/10)
McCOOK, Nebraska -- The McCook Fire and Ambulance departments were commended for their continued budgeting efficiency by Mayor Dennis Berry at Monday evening's second of three budget workshops at Memorial Auditorium. "Congratulations [to McCook Fire Chief Marc Harpham] on your 20 years of service and your department continues to do a fantastic job of budgeting," said Berry...
Leo Jacob Stalder
(Obituary ~ 07/14/10)
Sept. 10, 1932-July 13, 2010 BEAVER CITY, Nebraska -- Leo Jacob Stalder, 77, of Stamford, Nebraska died Tuesday (July 13, 2010), at Beaver City Manor in Beaver City. He was born Sept. 10, 1932 in Beaver City to John Ernest and Edith Jane (McCormack) Stalder...
McCook Juniors seek success in district baseball meet
(High School Sports ~ 07/14/10)
District tournament time is a renewal for all teams. Every team entering district meets starts with a new record and renewed hope for success, no matter how good or bad the regular season played out. Every team in a district tournament probably harbors feelings that they can get hot, win every district tournament game and earn a trip to state...
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