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Fatality crash in McCook claims the life of motorcyclist

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A two-vehicle crash in McCook left one dead Wednesday evening, said McCook Police. The crash happened at the intersection of West B Street and Highway 83 around 9:30 p.m. A Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling west on B Street when it collided with a Ford...
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MPCC commemorates students’ success

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Mid-Plains Community College held commencement ceremonies at MPCC campuses in McCook and North Platte on Friday. The two-year university also hosted a pinning and commencement ceremony for students in its Associate Degree Nursing program.
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Butler softball prepares for District Championships

The Butler Grizzly softball team travels to McCook, Nebraska for the Plains District Championship against the McCook Indians in a best of three series. There will be a trip to the NJCAA National Tournament in Yuma, Arizona next week on the line. The Grizzlies will look to take their sixth...

McCook Bee Little Childcare & Preschool Expanding

Omaha, Nebraska – Bee Little Childcare & Preschool in McCook is growing faster than the children it serves, tripling its staff at its initial location and opening a second location in May. Amanda Mullen, who owns the business with her husband, Josh, was working as a Licensed Practical Nurse...

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with vehicle in McCook

McCOOK, Neb.-A McCook man has died after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle in McCook. According to police at around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, police and fire were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of West B. St. and Highway 83. An investigation revealed a Harley Davidson motorcycle,...

McCook man dies following motorcycle-vehicle crash

MCCOOK, Neb. — A McCook man is dead following a crash between a motorcycle and a pick-up Wednesday night in McCook. According to the McCook Police Department, officers and McCook Fire and Rescue were called around 9:30 p.m. to the crash at the intersection of B Street and Highway 83.

Motorcyclist killed in crash on southwest edge of McCook

A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday on the southwest edge of McCook. Eugene J. Bailey, 28, of McCook, was killed when his westbound motorcycle collided with an eastbound pickup truck that was turning north at the junction of U.S. 83 and U.S. 6, the Nebraska State Patrol said. It was the...

C8, D7 & D8 District Track Results

Classes C and D held their District track meets yesterday, with state meet invites being set and some seasons coming to an end. The majority of the area’s schools competed in three districts, C8 in Southern Valley, D7 in Cambridge and D8 in Broken Bow. Full results from the meets are available below.

Cambridge CSO announces All-Star Game rosters

All star season is upon us. The Cambridge School Organization announced the rosters for its May 27 game earlier this week. Several familiar names are among the group. Playing on the girls’ West team will be Perkins County’s Hallie Fisher, Wallace’s Mariah Garnder, Chase County’s Jordan Jablonski and Wauneta-Palisade’s Alexa Sandman.

Barbara Roberts

Barbara K. Roberts, age 84, passed away on April 29, 2022, in Phoenix, Arizona, surrounded by the love of her family. Barbara was born on March 18, 1938, in Cambridge, Nebraska, to Lester and Vera Johnson. On May 25, 1958, Barb married Bob J. Roberts, and the couple settled in...

Joyce S. Buechter

Joyce Suzanne Buechter, 70, of Cedar Rapids, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, April 30 at her daughter’s home in Curtis. Joyce is survived by her three children: Bryan (Brenda) Buechter of Belgrade, Stacey (Casey) Anderson of Curtis and Kyle Buechter of Cedar Rapids, seven grandchildren: Bailey (Joe) Weibert of Terry Town, Justin Anderson of Curtis (Sam Gray) of Hastings, Bryce, Breanna and Brady Buechter of Belgrade, Keagan and Zoey Buechter of Cedar Rapids, great grandson Beau Weibert; two brothers: Greg (Dottie) Olson of Bettendorf, IA and Larry Olson of Onawa, IA, Sally (Danny) Brown of Highland Ranch, CO, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Motorcycle Crash Claims the Life of a McCook Man

At 9:30 PM, May 11, 2022, the McCook Police Department and McCook Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of West B Street and Highway 83 in McCook according to a social media post from the McCook Police Department. A Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by Eugene Bailey, age 28, of McCook was traveling westbound on B Steet when it collided with a Ford F150 operated by Solio Rodriguez, age 52, of McCook. The vehicle operated by Rodriquez was traveling eastbound on B Street attempting to turn north onto Highway 83.