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Surplus trout stocked in Frenchman No. 1

Catchable-size rainbow trout were stocked in Frenchman No. 1 north of Palisade on May 12 to enhance fishing opportunities this spring. A good prod...
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Walleye fry stocking completed at Lake McConaughy

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has completed stocking over 26 million walleye fry in the North Platte River above the reservoir and upper p...
Community Hospital

Community Hospital’s Diabetic Support Group to Meet May 26

McCook, Neb.—Community Hospital’s diabetic support group will meet Thursday, May 26 at 5 p.m. in the Prairie View A meeting rooms. Dr. ...
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Officials ID Neligh police chief, woman involved in shooting

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska prosecutor has identified an officer who shot a driver accused of dragging the officer with her car as Neligh ...
Community Hospital

Visiting Urologist Joins Community Hospital Medical Staff

McCook, Nebraska—Community Hospital is pleased to announce a new visiting physician specializing in urology, James Brown, M.D., will see pati...
Community Hospital

National Hospital Week, May 8-14—Happy Healthy Together

McCook, Nebraska—Sunday kicked off National Hospital Week 2022 at Community Hospital with the theme: Happy Healthy Together. “Our emplo...
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Report: Draft opinion suggests high court could overturn Roe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legaliz...
McCook Fire Department

City of McCook and McCook Fire Department Bans Fires

Due to the elevated fire risk conditions and low moisture levels within Red Willow County and the City of McCook, the Fire Department is issuing a ...

Nebraska Supreme Court to Held Court Session at McCook High School

McCook, Ne- In honor of Law Day, Nebraska Supreme Court Justices held oral arguments in the McCook High School auditorium on April 28, 2022. This v...

Date Set for 2022 Nebraska Law Enforcement Annual Ceremony

(Grand Island, NE) - Police Week is a time set aside for those who have lost a loved one in law enforcement, so that they may gather, mourn, r...

McCook Chamber of Commerce Announces New President & CEO

Molly Smith will join the McCook Chamber as the new President & CEO. Smith is currently finishing a role at the McCook Junior High as a parapro...

Road 702 Fire Monday, April 25th Update

There are many interior pockets of unburned vegetation within the Road 702 Fire perimeter. As windsshift or increase, these areas within the fire m...

Update on the Nebraska Spring Fires

The Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team along with the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency provided an update Sunday afternoon on the fires th...
Community Hospital

Community Hospital Recognizes Patient Experience Week

Recognizing and encouraging global efforts to improve the healthcare experience for patients, their families and caregivers, Community Hospital in ...
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Witnesses Credited with Saving Scotts Bluff County Deputy after Crash

(SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.)  — Multiple bystanders are believed to have saved the life of a Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Deputy this morn...
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Fertilizer company complains about railroad shipment limits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major fertilizer company says the limits Union Pacific is putting on rail traffic to clear up congestion will delay ship...
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Troopers Wrap-Up Distracted Driving Initiative

APRIL 11, 2022 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol has completed a week-long enforcement and education effort focused on distra...

Extra Assistance Arrives over the weekend to help with Gosper/Furnas County Fire

Local and state assets are continuing their response to the wildfire in Gosper and Furnas counties that has burned nearly 30,000 acres. Both counti...

Elwood Fire Chief Killed in Crash During Fire Response

(ARAPAHOE, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a fatality crash that occurred on Highway 283 Thursday afternoon, during ...
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Nebraska Supreme Court to Hold Court Session at McCook High School

McCook- In honor of Law Day, Nebraska Supreme Court Justices will hold oral arguments in the McCook High School auditorium on April 28, 2022, at 9:...
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Guns, Controlled Substances Found in I-80 Traffic Stops

(GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested three people after finding firearms and controlled substan...

Brantley Gilbert to perform at Nebraska State Fair

Brantley Gilbert will perform at the Nebraska State Fair on Thursday, Sept. 1, as part of the Nebraska Lottery Concert Series. The concert will be...
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McCook Economic Development Corporation Hires New Exec Director

The new executive director for McCook Economic Development Corp. won’t have far to move when he takes over the role on April 25. Charlie McPh...
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Kearney Man Injured Following Monday Morning Crash Near Cambridge

Cambridge, Neb. —A Kearney man remains in serious condition as of Wednesday after an accident occurred early Monday between a semi and an SUV...

Large search fails to find woman's remains in SE Nebraska

The Nebraska State Patrol has completed a three-day search operation as part of the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of Linda Dillard. ...