Showing latest news headlines from the McCook Daily Gazette newspaper
Item Not Cached: Fetching from API
Oneata May 'Sis' Fisher - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- Oneata May "Sis" Fisher passed away Monday, May 2, 2016, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was 89 years old. Sis was born on July 21, 1926, at Decatur County, Kan., to parents, Julian and Bernice (Crook) Copley. She attended Danbury Schools.
Dance recruit - McCook Daily Gazette
Rhiannon Tallent, center, a senior at McCook Senior High, signs to Midland University, the first McCook HIgh School senior to sign for dance, according to her dance instructor, Lauren Phillips. Also present at the signing were her parents, Sheila Tallent ...
Local hero honored - McCook Daily Gazette
City employee Matt Coulter, left, receives the McCook Fire Department's Life Saving Award from Fire Chief Marc Harpham Monday evening. McCOOK, Neb. -- The quick actions of a city parks department employee might have saved the life of a teenager trapped ...
New MEDC head seeks unity to work for goals - McCook Daily Gazette
Kirk Dixon is settling into his new office as director of the McCook Economic Development Corp. McCOOK, Neb. -- Economic Development has a new local face with the recent naming of Kirk Dixon as the Director for the McCook Economic Development Corp. Dixon ...
Native American can - McCook Daily Gazette
As a member of the Many Moccasins Dance Troupe of Winnebago, Garan Coons danced the "men's fancy dance" at the Grand Duke Alexis buffalo hunt rendezvous recreation in Hayes County in 2004. Coons, a professional Native American dancer, singer, flute player ...
Ceremony speakers announced - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- McCook Community College Spring Commencement is set for Friday at 10 a.m. at the Peter and Dolores Graff Events Center. Donald E. Jackson, President of Hastings College and McCook College graduate will deliver the commencement address while ...
Murder-suicide committed with stolen pistol - McCook Daily Gazette
TRENTON, Neb. -- The Hitchcock County Sheriff's Department's investigation into a murder-suicide in Trenton on April 27 reveals that the shooter committed the crime with a stolen .22 caliber handgun. In a press release dated May 2, Sheriff D. Bryan Leggott ...
Project advances - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- City leaders approved a planned development district for the Quillan Courts housing project Monday evening. The move brings the McCook Economic Development Corp. closer to increasing its property management responsibilities as Director Kirk ...
Cambridge nurse awarded scholarship - McCook Daily Gazette
CAMBRIDGE, Neb. -- Barb Helberg, RN, Director of Nursing at Cambridge Manor in Cambridge, received the 2016 Nurse Advancement Scholarship from the Nebraska Health Care Foundation (NHCF) April 27. The scholarship was presented to Helberg at the association ...
Benkelman student takes first place in culinary skill contest - McCook Daily Gazette
HASTINGS, Neb.-- Jayde Behlke, a student at Central Community College-Hastings, originally of Benkelman, Neb., placed first in a culinary competition. Students from the SkillsUSA chapter at Central Community College-Hastings competed in state competition ...
Ag Valley awards scholarships totalling $20,000 to students - McCook Daily Gazette
SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA -- Ag Valley Coop has awarded 40, $500 scholarships to deserving high school seniors in the area. The Board of Directors and Management of Ag Valley Coop feel by awarding these scholarships they are making an investment in the future of ...
Former St. Edward All-State football athlete creates a terrific Testing method. - McCook Daily Gazette
Donny Baker, a third generation all-state athlete from St. Edward high school, has formulated a great setup for testing high school football athletes statewide. Young Baker, not only comes from great athletic bloodlines, but was raised in a farming ...
Indiana Primary - McCook Daily Gazette
This week is an extremely light week of primaries with Republicans only having the Indiana primary and Democrats having the Indiana primary and the Guam primary on Saturday. There are 57 delegates up for grabs in Indiana. This is a winner take all contest ...
Barn art classes May 14, June 4 - McCook Daily Gazette
OBERLIN, Kan. -- The Decatur County Barn Art Quilt Trail plans two barn art classes. ° Saturday, May 14, 9 a.m.- 2:00 p.m., 4x4 or 6x6 boards. ° Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.- 2:00 p.m., 1x1 or 2x2 boards. Both classes will be at the BEE Building in downtown ...
A football practice gone horribly wrong - McCook Daily Gazette
Probably the high point of Coach Russ Sautter's illustrious career was the winning of the Nebraska High School All-Class football championship, with his 1946 MHS team. Since McCook was near bottom of the Class A schools in enrollment, Russ Sautter was much ...