Weather Forecast

Click for Grant, Nebraska Forecast

Archives

Filter 

  • From the Pulpit

    God-esteem By Father Tom Kuffel God’s ways reveal to each of us our own dignity regardless of what others say about or feel about us. My worthiness comes from union with God – not public opinion or popularity poles. Self-esteem comes from within, kn...
  • Hughes' Views

    The final stretch By Dan Hughes Senator The Nebraska Legislature has entered the final stretch of the session. We still have quite a few bills we would like to get through. The budget passed the second round of debate. There will be one more round of de...
  • Everyone has a role in preventing child abuse

    In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Governor Pete Ricketts reminded Nebraskans about the importance of parents and communities having the information and resources they need to care for children to prevent their maltreatment. “Everyone has a...
  • What's Up

    That star may be a planet By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer Who remembers the little rhyme, “Star light, Star bright, first star I see tonight. Wish I may, wish I might, have the wish I wish tonight”?Who can forget waiting outside for it to get...
  • Be cautious when hiring contractors

    The season for home improvement is here, along with the season for violent thunderstorms and tornadoes that can cause thousands of dollars in damage and destruction to residential and commercial properties throughout Nebraska. As the agency enforcing Nebr...
  • Avoid scam artists after disasters

    Home repair and cleanup frauds are especially common after a natural disaster hits. Unfortunately, these storms tend to attract con artists hoping to take advantage of distressed homeowners. The following information will help homeowners understand what t...
  • Foster Care Month recognized in May

    Each year, May is designated National Foster Care Month to recognize and celebrate the role each every day citizens play in the lives of children and youth in foster care.  Nebraska Children’s Home Society (NCHS) is inviting the community to help in th...
  • Scholarships awarded

      Annual scholarships in memory of Michael Dreiling and Katie Rowley were awarded at the Perkins County High School award’s banquet on Monday, May 4. Recipients were graduating seniors Zak Kurkowski and Stephanie Schrotberger (middle). They are pict...
  • Area teachers initiated into Alpha Delta Kappa

      On April 16, the Nebraska Membership Team of Alpha Delta Kappa chartered a new chapter, Nebraska Alpha Nu, from the Ogallala area at Mid-Plains Community College in Ogallala. Teachers from Wallace, Paxton, Ogallala, Grant and Imperial communities we...
  • Sheets honored by MPCC as Academic All-Star

      Mickayla Sheets of Wallace High School is one of 14 graduating high school students selected to be an Academic All-Star at Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte.Speaker for the event, held last Tuesday at the college in North Platte, was Mike...
  • College Notes

    Wilson earns degree University of Nebraska Medical Center spring commencement ceremonies took place May 7-9 in Norfolk, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha and Scottsbluff. Diplomas were conferred on 960 students. Included among the graduates was Lance Wilson of Gr...
  • Big Blue Booster chosen

      Sharon Ryun was given the 2015 Big Blue Booster award at the annual Wallace honors night on May 4. The annual award is given by the Wallace Big Blue Booster Club to someone in the community who has supported the Wildcats over the years....
  • SCORE camp seeks volunteers

    SCORE Camp Director Marla Smith said volunteers are needed to help with the camp the second week of June in Imperial. Between eight and 24 volunteers are needed to assist  instructors, help with fishing and kayaking sessions, move and prepare supplies/eq...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Filling a void By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist The past weekend was a busy one. Lots of activity in many different areas and athletic events were just one that held people’s interest. A big weekend first of all because on Saturday it was graduatio...
  • PCS preparing for districts

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Perkins County High School track athletes are peaking at the right time as was proof with outstanding performances at the Dundy County-Stratton Twilight Invite on May 8 in Benkelman.The Plainsmen finished second with...
  • Wildcats shine at Twilight Invite

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Dundy County-Stratton Twilight Invite is one of the last big invites before districts and state track.The Wallace Wildcats had a solid showing at Dundy County-Stratton with several individual first place finishes...
  • Plainsmen finish third at Kimball

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor At the Kimball Invite on May 7, the Perkins County Plainsmen golf squad was in the hunt for the championship.Bridgeport took the team title with 349 team points while Perkins County was third with 372 team points. Kimball ...
  • Activities royalty crowned

      On May 4 Wallace Honor’s Night was held with the Activities King and Queen for the Wildcats crowned. Queen was Mickayla Sheets, daughter of Clint and Christy Sheets and king was Jeff Harms, son of James and Diane Harms....
  • Gone but not forgotten

      Traveling Vietnam Wall  brings back memories for local families By Becky Uehling Staff Writer A controversial war with little positive outcome for the United States, Vietnam affected every corner of America, including Perkins County. From 1959...
  • Proposal for new sheriff’s contract reviewed

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor There are changes coming to the law enforcement contracts within Perkins County in the coming years. Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman attended the Grant City Council meeting on April 28 to discuss the potential chang...