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Strummin' up sales - McCook Daily Gazette
Despite the sweltering heat Tuesday afternoon and the lack of shade, Jacque Murdoch of Orleans, Neb., smiles at passersby and strums her ukulele as she and friend Tom Hoxmeier sell sweet corn on B Street in McCook.
Ticket sales strong for Granger Smith concert Friday night - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- Excitement is building for Friday night's Granger Smith concert at the Red Willow County Fair, according to fair manager Deb Lafferty. "Ticket sales have been very good," she said, admitting that the demand has exceeded her expectations.
Church offers to trade parking for county services - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- Rather than complain to county commissioners about wear-and-tear to his church's parking lot because of the construction of the county's new jail, one McCook man and his church Vestry are suggesting working together on a solution that would ...
Board listens to protests, limited in power to change - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- Red Willow County commissioners listened intently to tax payers' concerns about the tax valuation of their real estate, but for some, there was nothing commissioners could do to make any changes. Nebraska statutes require that agricultural ...
Calendar creates more time for viewing - McCook Daily Gazette
The days are getting shorter, can you tell? Since the first day of summer we have lost 21 minutes of day length, sunrise is 16 minutes earlier, and sunset is 11 minutes earlier, and we have gained 42 minutes of twilight, or dark time (14 minutes in the ...
Teen HGH doping not worth the risk - McCook Daily Gazette
It won't be long now, football fans. Yes, we've enjoyed baseball season, and the World Cup was a pleasant distraction, but we all know what the real sport is. In Nebraska, NU volleyball and, to a lesser extent, basketball, have made themselves felt, but ...
Speaker offers fresh look at Malcolm X - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- Malcolm X is remembered by many for his fiery and divisive speeches while a spokesman for the American sect of the Nation of Islam. A broader look at his life and ideology, provided by the president of the Malcolm X Foundation during a ...
'Walk to Health' winners announced - McCook Daily Gazette
Courtesy photo Walk to Health winners include front row, left to right: Toni Matson - Team Four Non-Blondes; Jean Niebur -Team Four Non-Blonds; Cindy Swanhorst - Team Curves 1; Cheri Wallace - Team Curves 2; Rachelle Kotschwar and daughter - Team Curves 1.
How to keep cool during sweltering temps - McCook Daily Gazette
Lauren Koetter of McCook and her nephew, Jaden Koetter, who is visiting from Omaha, Nebraska, have no problem cooling off Tuesday afternoon. Lorri Sughroue/McCook Gazette McCOOK, Neb. -- Heat related illness and deaths are preventable, but each year many ...
Ellis E. Fisher - McCook Daily Gazette
KEARNEY, Neb. -- Ellis E. Fisher, 81, formerly of Oxford, Nebraska, died Monday (July 21, 2014), at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born April 25, 1933, at Heltonville, Indiana, to Curtis and Benza (Glassco) Fisher. He enlisted in the U.S. Army ...