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2014 Heritage Days Royalty Candidates

2014 Heritage Days Royalty Candidates

Elizabeth Broadfootis the daughter of Greg and Nancy Broadfoot and is a senior at McCook High School.  Elizabeth has been a resident of Red Willow County for 17 years. She is active in tennis, art club, National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a cheerleader

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McCook to spray for mosquitoes 9/17

McCook to spray for mosquitoes 9/17

The City of McCook will be spraying for mosquitoes tonight Wednesday, September 17, 2014, beginning around sun down weather permitting. If we are unable to spray on Wednesday, we will try again on Thursday.

Although the chemical used is not harmful to people or pets, if you have any concerns

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McCook City Council Review

Get a full recap from the McCook City Council Meeting from Monday September 15th.
Joining Hometown Family Radio in studio is McCook City Manager Nate Schneider and City Councilmen Bruce McDowell.

 

CITY COUNCIL RECAP

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Weather Changes Travel to Husker Harvest Days

Weather Changes Travel to Husker Harvest Days

(Grand Island, Neb.)- Recent rain in Hall County has prompted a recommendation for exhibitors and visitors to utilize free shuttle services if they are planning on attending Husker Harvest Days.

“The problem isn’t with the roadways, but with the event site parking lots,” said Captain Chris Kolb, Commander Troop

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Heritage Days Royalty Applications

Heritage Days Royalty Applications

Applications are now available for Heritage Days Royalty.  This prestigious honor is open to all male and female high school seniorsin Red Willow County. Two outstanding seniors will be selected to serve as Heritage Days Royalty.  The King/Queen will receive a $1000 scholarship, and the Princess/Prince will receive a

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Young Professionals Scholarship Recipients

Young Professionals Scholarship Recipients

The Young Professionals Group of McCook began a fundraising event in 2013, the Color Me Crazy Fun Run/Walk. This event was established to encourage graduating seniors to continue their schooling right here in McCook, by offering scholarships to McCook Community College and the McCook Beauty Academy. The first year was

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Troopers Participate in National Enforcement

Troopers Participate in National Enforcement

(Lincoln, Neb.)- Beginning Friday, August 15, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, the Nebraska State Patrol will participate in the “You Drink & Drive You Lose” campaign, a nationwide effort to remove impaired drivers from our roadways.

Troopers and communication specialists will put in overtime hours during

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Criminal proceedings underway in prison scandal

 

Nebraska is launching a criminal investigation into a prison sentencing scandal even though the Governor and attorney general says they don't believe any crimes have been committed. Governor

Dave Heineman said state workers are held to the same standards as every other Nebraska.  Hundreds of inmates were released

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GI proposed city budget now available

Nearly $10-million in capital projects, increased funding from a public safety study and increased wages due to Grand Island’s metropolitan status…it’s all included in the proposed budget for the city of Grand Island. City Finance Director Jaye Monter said what’s not included in the $41-million operating budget…is a tax increase. 

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GI street work nearing an end

Work is starting to heat up on a major street improvement in Grand Island. Project Manager Scott Griepenstroh said the Broadwell project has seen its share of unforeseen delays – but the end could be in sight.  Griepenstroh said First Street construction is also nearing an end. He said the

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