Suspicious letter at Southwest High School leads to lockdown

Suspicious letter at Southwest High School leads to lockdown

Here is the statement that was issued by Todd Porter, Superintendent of Southwest Public Schools after the school recieved a suspicious letter in the mail. We look to have more from the Red Willow County sherriff's office as it becomes available. 

 

“Today we received a letter in the

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Local Club Supports Youth & Celebration

Local Club Supports Youth & Celebration

The McCook Optimist Club is continually looking for ways to support the youth of McCook.  After hearing about the “Oh What a Night” New Year’s Eve celebration presented by Andy Long, local volunteer and Mid-Plains Community College Vice President, the club decided to support both projects.

On December 17th, the

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McCook Fire Dept responds to garage fire

McCook Fire Dept responds to garage fire

Tuesday afternoon at 3:22 pm the McCook Fire Department arrived on scene of a garage fire with a vehicle engulfed on the south side of 1103 East 4thin McCook. Fire was hard to contain underneath the small pick up, below listen to Matt Williams with McCook Fire Chief Marc Harpham. 

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Cattle stolen out of Cheyenne County Kansas

Cattle stolen out of Cheyenne County Kansas

Hometown Family Radio has learned the Red Willow County Sheriff’s Office has received information of cattle being stolen out of Cheyenne County Kansas. Area residents are being asked to keep an eye out for suspicious activity or vehicles especially in our rural areas, and specifically around feed yards and holding

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Hagel resigning from President's Cabinet

Hagel resigning from President's Cabinet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Administration sources say Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning from President Barack Obama's Cabinet. Hagel, a former Republican senator, has served as Pentagon chief since early 2013. Obama is expected to announce the resignation today. A senior defense official said that Hagel submitted his resignation letter to

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Train & Truck Collide in Cambridge

Train & Truck Collide in Cambridge

A crash that was reported at 10:30 am on Wednesday morning had emergency rescue officials reporting to a pick up truck that collided with a train from Burlington Northern Santé Fe. According to the Nebraska State Patrol a 37 year old man was air lifted to Kearney’s Good Samaritan Hospital

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Recap McCook City Council Meeting 11/17/14

Listen to a full recap of the past Monday’s (November 17th) McCook city council meeting with Hometown Family Radio’s Jesse Stevens joined with McCook City Manager Nate Schneider and City Council member Janet Hepp.

 

 

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McCook Farm Ranch Expo Nov. 19th 20th

The McCook Farm & Ranch Expo will be this Wednesday and Thursday at the Red Willow County Fairgrounds in McCook. Below listen to a interview with organizer Darren Dale also check out full details online at www.starexpos.net

 

 

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Obscure Nebraska panel may hold sway over pipeline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Congress is scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the project could still end up before an obscure commission in Nebraska that regulates telephones, taxi cabs and grain bins.

The Nebraska Supreme Court is expected to rule within weeks on whether the Nebraska

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Nebraska dam to be repaired in a $12.3M project

(Information in the following story is from: Kearney Hub, http://www.kearneyhub.com/)

REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin repairing the Harlan County Dam's discharge gates early next year in a $12.3 million project.

The Kearney Hub reports corrosion has built up

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