Area Breaking News

Public Urged: Step Up to Control COVID Spread

     With the alarming increase of COVID cases in McCook and the surrounding area, Community Hospital, Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department, and the City of McCook, urges the public to step up personal precautions of mask wearing, social distancing and diligent hand washing.      “Red Willow has had 64 positive COVID cases in the past 14 days…

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Cluster at Cheyenne County Village identified in Cheyenne County, Kansas

Cheyenne County, Kansas–Cheyenne County Hospital/County Health Department is announcing a cluster of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Cheyenne County, Kansas. The cluster involves 43 confirmed residents and employees of the Cheyenne County Village. We anticipate KDHE reporting Cheyenne County Hospital as an outbreak with 3 confirmed employees and further testing being conducted. Though there have been…

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Dundy County Hospital to Offer Drive Thru Flu Shots

     As the influenza season is approaching and novel coronavirus pandemic continues, public health authorities stress that it’s more important than ever for people to get their flu shot. Although influenzas vary from year to year, vaccination clearly shows a reduction in flu severity and prevents hospitalizations, critical considerations at a time when the health care…

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Culbertson Couple Open Mobile Clothing Boutique

     “Thinking outside of the box”, is a popular saying for business entrepreneurs. Culbertson business entrepreneurs Dan and Casha O’Byrne, not only thought outside of the box for a new business venture, they put the box on wheels and take it from town to town. Dan and Casha recently started their new business called, Impact Closet…

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