Why a special election?
(Letter to the Editor ~ 04/09/15)
It has been stated that City of McCook must have this sales tax vote now because they need enough time to present the vote a second time should it fail and to know if they have the extra revenue until 2033. That, in and of itself, should be an indicator that the City of McCook local sales tax, which was promoted for special projects, has now become a permanent revenue stream to the city budgets. ...
On the Record
(Other Record ~ 04/09/15)
This information is gathered at the McCook Public Safety Center, the McCook office of the Nebraska State Patrol, the Red Willow County Courthouse, the Red Willow County Sheriff's Office and the McCook Humane Society. Police activity Activity log...
(Column ~ 04/09/15)
I'm wondering if a person has to actually own a home to notice what's in it? Like work every day, earning a paycheck that helps pay the monthly mortgage for the house, in order to recognize all the junk it holds and the care it needs? That would be the only reason I can come up with for why my girls are oblivious to so many things...
Experts: Tax day extra stressful
(Editorial ~ 04/09/15)
Are you ready for Wednesday? Perhaps you've already got your tax refund back, or you've already bitten the bullet and sent in your check. Or maybe you're one of those last-minute filers who hits the post office at the last minute. Regardless, don't underestimate the stress associated with paying your dues to Uncle Sam...
Colorado transplants find piece of Americana in McCook
(Local News ~ 04/09/15)
McCOOK, Neb. -- He's joined the Lions Club. She's joined the Piecemakers Quilt Club. And because of a house, Kim and Joe Harrington have begun a new chapter in their life in what Joe calls "doing the small town American experience." Formerly of Brush, Colorado, the couple was looking to relocate somewhere smog-free and with a lower altitude after Kim's lung transplant. ...
Property tax relief on way for low-income housing
(Local News ~ 04/09/15)
McCOOK, Neb. -- Low-income housing developments in Nebraska should soon begin to see some consistency in assessed values. The Legislature passed a bill Tuesday on a 45-0 vote which intends to standardize how counties assess rent-restricted housing projects...
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