Gov. Ricketts Announces Launch of Emergency Rental Assistance Program, Proclaims FFA Week

LINCOLN – This morning, Governor Pete Ricketts hosted a press conference at the State Capitol to announce the launch of the State’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program.  The program, funded through the U.S. Treasury as part of a federal coronavirus relief package, is available to eligible tenants and landlords.  The State’s program provides assistance for both rent […]

KRD Federal Credit Union Announces 15th Annual Scholarship.

McCook Chamber of Commerce member, KRD Federal Credit Union, has announced its 15th annual scholarship, with two $500 scholarships to be awarded. This year’s 500 word typed essay is on “Make me laugh.” Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), to make the judges laugh. To apply: Submit cover letter […]

Educator of the Year Award Nominations are now being accepted

The McCook Chamber of Commerce would like to announce that the nominations are now being accepted for the annual Educator of the Year Award. The award is made possible by the Strunk family who are founders and former publishers of the McCook Gazette. Nominations must be submitted online at All active teachers, administrators, counselors, […]

McCook Chamber of Commerce Encourages Local Merchants to Accept Chamber Bucks

Over $20,000 in McCook Chamber of Commerce Chamber Bucks have been issued in December. The McCook Chamber of Commerce would like to encourage local merchants to accept Chamber Bucks. Chamber Bucks are checks that are offered in $5, 10, and $25 increments. “We do not restrict any local business from accepting Chamber Bucks,” said Dawson […]