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One dies in two-vehicle collision

October 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

McCook County first responders check out one of two vehicles that collided at the intersection of state Highway 38 and 431st Avenue around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Continue Reading

New e-book service starts at area library

May 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Hanson McCook Regional Library has started a new service to provide free access to downloadable ebooks and audio books to residents of Hanson and McCook counties.
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Area voters elect council, board members

June 8, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Voters in some area communities went to the polls Tuesday to elect city council and school board members.
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County sticking with weekly meetings

January 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Cutting the number of county commission meetings from four to two Tuesdays a month isn’t something that’s high, or even on, Davison County’s list of priorities, the commissioners said recently.
That means Davison County will remain the only county in The Daily Republic’s 17-county readership area that meets on a weekly basis. Other counties meet once or twice a month. Continue Reading

Opinion: Experience shows roadmap to legislative seat

January 7, 2011 in The Daily Republic

I was a rookie that went three for three. I ran for GOP chairman of Sanborn County and won. Sanborn had about 20 percent of the population of Davison County, but I was only 26 years of age.
In the fall of 1975, the chairmen of Sanborn, Miner, McCook and Hanson counties met in Howard. We tried to find a “sacrificial lamb” to run for the Legislature, as the Democrats had held the three seats for four, six and eight years. Continue Reading