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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UNK 'disappointed' with agency's $65,000 in fines

UNK 'disappointed' with agency's $65,000 in fines

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Officials at the University of Nebraska at Kearney say they're disappointed about $65,000 in fines over its previous record keeping of crime statisticsUniversity spokeswoman Kelly Bartling said Monday the fines are connected to a random review in 2010 by the U.S. Department of Education.

The department noted a

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North Platte Truck Inspection Results

North Platte Truck Inspection Results

(North Platte, Neb.)- The Nebraska State Patrol, conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections today, Tuesday, July 22, in North Platte. The surprise inspections target commercial vehicles that might not travel outside the city or pass through weigh stations as part of their regular routes.

During the special enforcement effort, the

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KZMC is Now "True Classic Country"

KZMC is Now

McCook, Ne - At 3pm today, (Friday, May 30th) KZMC-FM radio in McCook owned by Legacy Communications LLC changed formats

from HARD ROCK to Classic Country according to Jesse Stevens, Operations Manager.


Stevens said "the demand for a Classic Country format is at an all time high in our region",

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Lake McConaughy Will Be Low This Summer

OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — An irrigation district engineer says the water level at Lake McConaughy in western Nebraska may have topped out for the year at less than 60 percent of capacity.


Cory Steinke works for the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, and he says the spring

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Heineman Endorses Bruning

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Jon Bruning has scored major endorsements from Gov. Dave Heineman and Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert in the fiercely contested GOP primary race.


The announcement on Wednesday could give a substantial boost to Bruning, a three-term attorney general who is locked in a

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Body Found is Missing Teenager

Trenton, Ne - The Hitchcock County Sherriff, Bryan Leggott released a Press Statement to Hometown Family Radio this morning verifying that the body that was discovered earlier this week south of Palisade was that of missing teenager Austin Wright.


The statement read, “Preliminary autopsy reports that were completed Tuesday evening,

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City of McCook Doing Street Work

McCook, Ne- The City of McCook will begin crack sealing various streets in the community on Wednesday April 16th. It should take two to three days to complete, weather permitting. The contractor will be B and H Paving. We ask that citizens remove any vehicles that are parked on the

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