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$100 million available for Conservation Stewardship Program - McCook Daily Gazette
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service has $100 million available this year through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). CSP is a voluntary program that provides financial and technical ...
Alice's foundation - McCook Daily Gazette
In unusually warm January temperatures this week, Charlie Collins, right, and his Red Willow County fairgrounds crew prepare for the foundation of the new "Alice Kiplinger Building" on the county fairgrounds in McCook, Nebraska. The Alice building will be ...
Riding, shooting sport coming to Kiplinger Arena - McCook Daily Gazette
A member of the "Platte Valley Renegades," a mounted shooting club based in North Platte, Nebraska, runs a firing course on horseback. Horsemen of all ages and skill levels of shooting are encouraged to check into the growing sport, and to watch a practice ...
New owner - McCook Daily Gazette
Bomgaars Supply Inc. of Sioux City, Iowa, announced in the Imperial Republican Thursday that it has acquired the lease and fixtures of the Alco store in Imperial, Nebraska. The Imperial Alco store closes its doors today at 8 p.m. Bomgaars, a farm and ranch ...
Upper NRD shuts off Rock Creek Project - McCook Daily Gazette
IMPERIAL, Neb. -- The Upper Republican Natural Resources District, based in Imperial, Neb., has shut off its Rock Creek Water Augmentation Project and will rely now on the shared Lincoln County water project to offset the district's forecasted pumping in 2015.
Hospital board updated on monthly activities - McCook Daily Gazette
McCook, Nebraska--The Community Hospital Board of Directors was updated at the January 21 meeting on the Community Hospital market assessment as well as other director reports. Board Education Steve Shaner, Community Hospital Strategic Planning Director ...
Rural residents find many ways to make a living - McCook Daily Gazette
It's not surprising that a lot of people in rural Nebraska are farmers or have farm related jobs, but the self-employment trend is increasing, according to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's latest Nebraska Rural Poll. It's a glass-half-full, glass-half ...
Sometimes stranger than fiction - McCook Daily Gazette
If you scan news magazines and news sites like I do, you discover some pretty fascinating things. I've put together several examples of that for this week's column. * A Fox News commentator said that Birmingham, England is "a Muslim-only city "and "a no-go ...
City building likely headed to non-profit - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- The McCook City Council appears to be leaning in favor of entering into a one-year lease with Prairie Gold Homes for use of the former Public Safety Center. Council members were approached by the Lincoln-area non-profit earlier this month ...
Zito birth - McCook Daily Gazette
Nathan and Amber Zito of Billings, Montana, announce the birth of their son, Garrett Aetius Zito, who was born Nov. 19, 2014, at Billings. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 inches long. He has one brother, Aden, 10, and three sisters, Heather ...
Memory lane: Getting sick, then and now - McCook Daily Gazette
Compared to my medicine cabinet today, my mother's was quite bare and I can still name off the contents as if I were standing in front of it, trying to sneak one of those yummy baby aspirin. No child safety caps in those days and mom tried to keep those ...
Sis anniversary - McCook Daily Gazette
Eddie and Sue Sis of Imperial, Nebraska, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Feb. 12, 2015. They were married in 1955 at St. James Catholic Church in Trenton, Nebraska. They made their home in Stratton, Nebraska, for 50 years, raising five children.
Kutz birthday - McCook Daily Gazette
The family of Marla Mae (Sutton) Kutz of Grand Island, Nebraska, formerly of McCook, Nebraska, is requesting a card shower in honor of her 80th birthday Feb. 4. She was born in 1935 in Fremont, Nebraska. She sang for many years with the quartet "Plum Happy ...
Anderson birthday - McCook Daily Gazette
The family of Clyde Anderson of Trenton, Nebraska, is requesting a card shower in honor of his 80th birthday Feb. 3. Cards of congratulations will reach him at El Dorado Manor, Box 97, Trenton, NE 69044.
Bring on the heat for the big game - McCook Daily Gazette
FAMILY FEATURES --When your friends and family gather around the screen for game day, you can give your favorite fans an extra reason to get rowdy and cheer. Take your game day menu to the next level with crowd-pleasing buffalo flavor-inspired appetizers.