Carmen A. Brdar
(Obituary ~ 10/25/18)
Carmen A. Brdar HASTINGS, Neb. — Carmen A. Brdar, 19, of Hastings, died Oct. 18, 2018, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Services will be at a later date. Memorials may be given to Carmen A. Brdar Memorial Fund c/o Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home, 1225 N Elm Avenue, Hastings, NE 68901...
(Anniversary ~ 10/25/18)
50th anniversary The family of Tom and Lois Beattie of McCook is requesting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary today, Oct. 25, 2018. They were married in Norman, Neb. Their family includes children, Susan of Lincoln, Neb., Kenny of Kearney, Neb., Holli of Kearney and Kori of Parker, Colo.; seven grandchildren, Shane, Sarah, Sydni, Seth, Joshua, Jenna, and Jaxson; and two great-grandchildren. ...
Voters should oppose Medicaid expansion
(Column ~ 10/25/18)
Nov. 6, 2018, is Election Day this year. You are still able to vote early at your local election commissioner’s office. With less than two weeks until the election, I would like to remind and update you on an important issue appearing on this year's ballot. ...
Council hopefuls questioned over services, taxes
(Letter to the Editor ~ 10/25/18)
We are fast approaching election day for McCook’s City Council. I am concerned about some of the following issues and you should be too: 1. Tree limbs and brush are piled on streets and in alleys waiting for the City to pick them up. It is frequent that these piles are left 3 or 4 weeks or more before the City gets around to removing them. ...
Time to tell the truth to tourists
(Column ~ 10/25/18)
I admire the Nebraska Tourism Commission for trying to come up with a promotional program aimed at attracting more visitors to our state. Nebraska — strategically situated in America’s Heartland — possesses outstanding attractions and deserves to have the privilege of hosting guests from both near-by and far, far away...
Voter ID, serving as state's 'ambassador' goals for candidate
(Local News ~ 10/25/18)
McCOOK, Neb. — The time to stop voter fraud is before it begins, said Lincoln attorney Bob Evnen, candidate for Nebraska Secretary of State. “We can have voter ID without disenfranchising groups of voters,” he said Wednesday during a visit to McCook...