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Barbecue fundraiser for Community Chest set - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- The McCook Community Chest will be offering a free-will donation barbecue dinner at MNB's Hot Summer Nights Concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 in Norris Park. The group will be serving pulled pork sandwiches, chips, a cookie and bottled ...
Money transfer scam reported - McCook Daily Gazette
The McCook Police Department has received complaints regarding persons being mailed fraudulent demands from a company called TRS Recovery Services Inc. for payment of electronic transfers reportedly made at the McCook Walmart Supercenter. The McCook ...
MPCC reps offer tips for college-bound students - McCook Daily Gazette
It's a whole new world. For many students, the start of college represents freedom, coming-of-age and new adventures. The key to maintaining a positive experience, according to two experts from Mid-Plains Community College, is a combination of preparation ...
NPCC honors retirees with tours, breakfast - McCook Daily Gazette
Tom Gorman, vice-chair of the NPCC Foundation, speaks to a group of MPCC retirees July 16 during a breakfast at North Platte Community College. The event gave those in attendance an opportunity to socialize and learn about college developments. MPCC ...
Help motorcyclists have a safe trip to Sturgis - McCook Daily Gazette
As many as a million people are expected for the 75th anniversary Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which officially kicks off Monday and runs through Aug. 9, but keeps the highways busy for several days on either side of the official celebration. Last year's ...
The nanny state - McCook Daily Gazette
Just about everyone these days understand what is meant by a nanny state, especially in conservative bastions like Nebraska, Arkansas and Texas. It's a term of British origin that conveys a view that a government or its polices are overprotective or ...
McCook Community Foundation Fund distributes $13,000 - McCook Daily Gazette
McCook Public Librarian Jody Crocker (center) receives a $1,500 check from McCook Community Foundation Fund committee member Cynthia Huff and Chairman Doug Skiles during the library's annual summer reading program. McCOOK, Neb. -- Descending into the newly ...
Humane Society asks for animal control officer - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- The McCook Humane Society is asking city officials to hire an animal control officer and consider implementing a fee system to cover expenses. "It is something I really, really, think we need," said Humane Society Director Lorie Prestes ...
First budget reading on agenda Monday - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- A public hearing is scheduled Monday evening to discuss the fiscal 2015-16 city budget before the McCook City Council considers first-round approval. The budget includes $32,926,683 in proposed expenditures, when combining General Fund ...
Rifle, pistol shoots set for Sundays - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. The Southwest Nebraska Rifle and Pistol Club plans shoots Sundays, Aug. 2, 9 and 16 at 1 p.m. each day at the range north of McCook Ben Nelson Regional Airport. Target fee is $2 each day. A bowling pin shoot is set this Sunday for .22 auto and ...
Chilly treats for every summer occasion - McCook Daily Gazette
After splashing in the pool, rooting on your favorite team or playing in the backyard, nothing beats the end of a long summer day like a cool, classic treat. So grab the kids, some bowls, spoons and the trusty old ice cream scoop -- and dig in. July is ...
Smith birthday - McCook Daily Gazette
The family of Karen Smith of McCook Nebraska, are hosting an open house in honor of her 75th birthday Aug. 31. The open house is Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 from 2 to 4 p.m. at McCook Christian Church, 507 West B Street. Please use door on West 4th Street.
Henn birthday - McCook Daily Gazette
The family of Duane Henn of McCook, Nebraska, is requesting a card shower in honor of his 80th birthday Aug. 10. His family includes his wife, Marguerite Henn; children, Janet and Lonnie Moon of McCook, Bob Henn of Lincoln, Nebraska, Deb and Brent Hofman ...
The battle for the county fair - McCook Daily Gazette
"If any one of you was in charge of a business enterprise and you found business dull or prospects dark for its success, would you give up, or would you double your energies and work all the harder to save your business or enterprise from ruin?" (McCook ...
Hastings anniversary - McCook Daily Gazette
The family of Gary and Rosalie Hastings of Gering, Nebraska, is requesting a card shower in honor of the couple's 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 7. They were married in 1965 in McCook, Nebraska. They both grew up in Hayes Center, Nebraska, where they raised ...