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Hormel Entrepreneurship winner - McCook Daily Gazette
Jason VanPelt, far right, was named the winner in the Hormel Entrepreneurship Competition Friday for his VP Percussion company. Presenting the awards were Charles McPherson, from left, project manager for the Hormel Entrepreneurship committee and Andy Long ...
American Ag Labs receives grant - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has just announced approval of a grant for the expansion of American Agricultural Laboratory, Inc. The grant to McCook Economic Development Corporation from the Site and Building Fund in the ...
Award-winning 'Proof' opens today at MCC - McCook Daily Gazette
Members of the McCook Community College play "Proof" which opens Friday on campus include: from left: Allison Priddy, Ethan Poore, Kyla Monie and Don Harpst. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee at the Weeth theater in ...
College board in process of replacing member of board of governors - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- At Wednesday night's Mid Plains Community College Board of Governors meeting, Louie Stithem announced that Elizabeth Benjamin, one of two Board members that represent District One, had submitted her resignation from the Board. The Board ...
Grandparents can help fight whooping cough - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- In observance of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), set for April 18-April 25, 2015, Red Willow Co. Health Dept., located at the fairgrounds in McCook, will join hundreds of communities across the United States to celebrate the ...
Last weekend for Go for the Goal ticket sales - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- This will be the last weekend that "Go for the Goal" raffle tickets will be available to buy at the Barnett Park soccer fields. Raffle tickets will be sold during the YMCA soccer games Saturday morning at Barnett Park. The money from the ...
Folding party Tuesday - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- The 46th issue of the Bison Alumni Newsletter is ready to be folded for mailing. Alumni & friends are needed at 6 pm Tuesday, April 28th at the McCook Junior High Cafeteria. Join in the fun!
Property taxes likely to increase, sales tax or no - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- Registered voters mulling which way to vote in the coming days on McCook's local option sales tax have a variety of factors to consider, chief among them is how it will affect the city property tax levy. City leaders have communicated ...
Man gets five years for possessing, enticing child porn - McCook Daily Gazette
McCOOK, Neb. -- A McCook man was convicted of possessing and enticing child pornography and sentenced to a maximum of five years in state prison earlier this month in Red Willow County District Court. According to court documents the offender, 25-year-old ...
Blake anniversary - McCook Daily Gazette
Dale and Roberta Blake of Danbury, Nebraska, will celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary April 26. Their family includes children, Kelly Siedenberg of Loveland, Colorado, Jody Shike of Oberlin, Kansas, Billy Blake of Danbury and four grandchildren.
Will ash trees go the way of the Siberian elm? - McCook Daily Gazette
Remember the Chinese elm tree? That's what we called them, and although they were actually Siberian elm, they were popular throughout Nebraska because they came from a semi-desert region and adapted well to our weather. By the middle of the last century ...
Keep moving forward - McCook Daily Gazette
If there was one big question that everyone had to think about in order to make a decision on the upcoming Sales Tax renewal, the question that I would put forward is "Are we better off now as a community, than we were before the Tax?" Having lived here ...
Meyer birthday - McCook Daily Gazette
The family of Virginia Meyer of Wellfleet, Nebraska, is requesting a card shower in honor of her 90th birthday April 28. She was born in 1925 in Dickens, Nebraska. Her family includes children, Kelley and husband, Rick Sexson of Farnam, Nebraska, and ...
Reynolds birthday - McCook Daily Gazette
The family of Stanley Reynolds of McCook is requesting a card shower in honor of his 80th birthday April 28. He was born in 1935 in McCook. His family includes his wife of 60 years, Jeannine Reynolds; children, Lyn and Marci Reynolds of Oberlin, Kansas ...
Getting the right fit in research - McCook Daily Gazette
Back when I was in high school (somewhere around when dinosaurs wandered the earth), if you were "going steady" with a boy you got his class ring to wear and it was always too big! The solution was a tedious method of wrapping the back of the ring with ...