MAYWOOD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed when his car crashed into an oncoming semitrailer in southern Nebraska's Frontier County.
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was struck and killed while walking along a county road in southwest Nebraska.
The McCook Gazette reports that a southbound pickup truck hit...
McCOOK, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Nebraska say a married couple were killed when their car was hit by a train at a railroad crossing east of McCook.
TRENTON, Neb. (AP) — A former business manager for a nursing home in southwest Nebraska has been given two years of probation and ordered to spend some weekends in jail.
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Former McCook Gazette publisher Gene O. Morris has died of pneumonia and heart complications. He was 80.
Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel in McCook says Morris died Sunday...
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — Sheri Ord hopes she killed the mosquito responsible for her battle with West Nile disease.
"One stupid mosquito." Sheri recently told the McCook Daily Gazette. "Little...
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters and other first responders Tuesday rescued motorists and residents stranded by floodwaters following an overnight deluge in south-central Nebraska.
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — Family Fun Nights have been scheduled at Red Willow State Recreation Area in southwest Nebraska.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says a typical Family Fun Night...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brandon Crick of McCook and Braden Thornberry of Olive Branch, Mississippi, have been granted exemptions to play in the Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha next month.
IMPERIAL, Neb. (AP) — Chase County residents are being asked to approve a $20.5 million bond measure to improve the county hospital.
The McCook Gazette reports that registered voters will...
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — The future of growing is getting a test run at McCook High School.
Thanks to several grants, FFA horticulture students at MHS are growing different types of herbs and...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health in the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health will provide a tractor safety...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill to make additional space available at the state's prison work camp in McCook.
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MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says two people were killed this week in a crash about nine miles north of McCook.
The patrol says the crash happened around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday when a northbound car on Highway 83 crossed the center line and hit a southbound semitrailer.
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two people killed when the car they were in rammed into a semitrailer in southwest Nebraska.
The collision occurred around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 83, about 9 miles (15 kilometers) north of McCook. The Nebraska State Patrol says the northbound car crossed the center line and hit the oncoming semi.
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — A southwest Nebraska county attorney who wants to employ his daughter for some part-time legal work wants county commissioners to reconsider their decision to not let him hire a second deputy attorney.
The McCook Daily Gazette reports that Red Willow County Attorney Paul Wood had included more than $19,000 for the hire in his 2018-19 budget proposal.
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — A county attorney in southern Nebraska wants to hire another part-time deputy attorney and is asking commissioners to allow his daughter to fill the role.
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say officers have caught an inmate who escaped from the Work Ethic Camp in McCook.
The Red Willow County Sheriff's Office says inmate Aaron Schlieker was taken back into custody just after 4 a.m. Monday.
The Nebraska Correctional Services Department said Schlieker fled the camp a little after 7 p.m. Sunday.
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — A southwest Nebraska county commissioner who is also a road crew member has apologized for tossing a sharp rake in front of a school bus carrying nearly a dozen children.
Red Willow County Commissioner Earl McNutt said he and two county workers had been patching an asphalt road in McCook last week when he grew frustrated by speeding vehicles.
INDIANOLA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a car driver died after a collision in southwestern Nebraska.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a tractor safety course will be taught at a dozen locations across Nebraska in May and June.
There will be extensive training on tractor and all-terrain vehicle safety, with a variety of hands-on activities.
Teens 14 or 15 years of age are encouraged to register for the two-day Nebraska Extension Tractor Safety & Hazardous Occupations Course. Younger youths are not eligible. The $60 fee includes lunch.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says its bomb squad has disposed of a live grenade and several old railroad explosives.
The patrol says the grenade was found Wednesday in McCook. The bomb squad determined it was live and had been modified. It was taken to the McCook Police Department shooting range, where it was safely destroyed.
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — A fire chief who says southwestern Nebraska's Red Willow County is "sitting on a powder keg" has barred outdoor burning of any kind and is refusing to issue any burn permits.
Red Willow Western fire chief Bill Elliott told the McCook Gazette that firefighters have been busy because it's very dry in the area and conditions aren't expected to improve anytime soon.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Firefighters have been battling dozens of wildfires in Kansas and Nebraska that erupted since the weekend, but calmer winds on Wednesday helped crews extinguish nearly all of them.
In Nebraska, a burned man was found crawling in a McCook farm field Tuesday afternoon as 50 mph wind gusts whipped flames down a ravine toward the Red Willow County community of 7,500 people. The man, who had camped out in the area, has been transferred to a burn center.
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters have been detailed to handle hot spots left by a wildfire that destroyed a house and blackened hundreds of acres as it threatened McCook in southwest Nebraska.
At least one person who camps out near the Red Willow County community of 7,500 people was burned Tuesday afternoon as 40-50 mph wind gusts whipped flames down a canyon toward the city. His name hasn't been released.
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