Transforming our community, one person at a time

With Christmas right around the corner, my friend Scrooge has been asked to share his thoughts about how the community has been transformed over the years, similar to Scrooge’s transformation in “A Christmas Carol.” For starters, I can’t say “Bah Humbug” about our community, who have truly stepped up to support one another. While there […]

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 […]

Stalder Named Educator of the Year

The McCook Chamber of Commerce would like to announce that Janet Stalder of McCook Community College has been named the 2020 Educator of the Year. An in-person ceremony will take place at McCook Community College this spring. The Educator of the Year award is funded by Allen D. Strunk, former owner and publisher of the […]

Food or news, it can’t all be junk

For years, my husband and I have toyed with the idea of opening a retail store in McCook with the business divided into two distinct sides. One half would feature all our favorite junk foods, using machines we have accumulated over the years. Reminiscent of the county fair or childhood summers, the store would feature […]