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  • Bowling News

    Week of Feb. 13 High game: Karla Eddie, 213; Deb Jasnoch, 201; Lorie O’Neil, 199. High Series: Karla Eddie, 522; Lori O’Neil, 521; Jorga Gloy, 505.USBC Awards Lisa Ellard-150 game, 400 series; 175 game-Lorie O’Neil, Nadine Beam and Denise Barrett, 5...
  • Sing Around Nebraska

      Sing Around Nebraska (SAN) is a powerful choral opportunity for students in grades 4-6, which fosters the love of singing. In February of even-numbered years, there is a Festival Choir held at 10 or more sites around the state. On Feb. 22, 16 Perkin...
  • FSA Scoop

    Perkins County Women in Ag Day March 11 By Teri MossCounty Executive Director Mark your calendars! The Perkins County Women in Ag Day will be held on Tuesday, March 11 at the Hastings Memorial Library in Grant. This event is open to all women in Perkins...
  • Reinke honors Ogallala’s J & K Irrigation technician

    Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanized irrigation systems, is pleased to announce that Kelvin Robertson with J & K Irrigation, LLC in Ogallala, Neb., has earned the Platinum PLUS (Proven Leaders in Unmatched Service) ...
  • Interactive on-farm research guide now available

    An interactive, online magazine now provides comprehensive information for those considering on-farm research. The “Grower’s Guide to On-Farm Research” at go.unl.edu/2014onfarmzmag was developed as a tool to be used in conjunction with the Nebraska ...
  • Library innovates with periodical portal

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor A deep-rooted sense of community, a strong streak of curiosity and being a history major doesn’t hurt, either. For Robin Quinn, head librarian at Hasting Memorial Library in Grant, a phone call from a representativ...
  • ‘Getting to know you’

      Above: Dan Hughes, left, talks with Joyce Salsman and Ted Tietjen at a candidate coffee he sponsored at Central Perk on Saturday, Feb. 22 in Grant. Hughes, who is running for the 44th District legislative seat,  also hosted a similar event in Ven...
  • Three strikes program to be pitched to board

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Perkins County High School principal Dean Friedel is not an umpire, however, he is encouraging three strikes and you are out. Friedel recently acknowledged that over $5,300 in repairs have been done to computers through the ...
  • Our Community's History

    Art gallery coming One Year AgoFeb. 28, 2013 Following a full-course meal, those attending enjoyed the hilarity of “Nana’s Naughty Knickers” sponsored by the Perkins County Area Arts Council and directed by Dawnell Glunz. Proceeds from the dinner t...
  • PCHS shows its heart by wearing red

      February is Heart Health month.   Employees of Perkins County Health Services wear red every Friday in February to show support and raise awareness of heart health issues.  Employees may wear stickers that show some one in their life with heart di...
  • Second annual coyote hunt held

      The second Annual Coyote Hunt was held on Saturday, February 1, 2014.   Forty three, two man teams participated bringing in a total of 26 coyotes.  Travis Messersmith was in charge of organizing the hunt. The teams had a one month to sign up befo...
  • Uplifting music

      Over 80 people braved the cold and snow on Sunday, Feb. 23 to listen to the Armouraires, a gospel group from Wichita, Kan., at the United Methodist Church in Grant. The group includes, from left to right, Michael Esquizel, Andrew Wells, Will Arasmit...
  • Elsie/Madrid Blood drive surpasses goal

    The Elsie/Madrid Community blood drive that was held Feb. 14 surpassed its goal according to coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis. The Elsie Fire Department prepared and served the lunch. To celebrate Valentines Day each donor received a heart ...
  • Vak returns from overseas deployment

      By Jan RahnTribune Staff There’s no place like home—There’s no place like home.  And in the mind of an American soldier, those words hold a lot more meaning while they are standing on foreign soil. Very happy to be home is E4 Specialist Hunt...
  • Hochstein among fire safety trainees

    Robert Hochstein of Grant was among the approximately 220 people who attended the 2014 Les Lukert Winter Conference Feb. 7-9 in Kearney. The conference was sponsored by the Nebraska Society of Fire Service Instructors and Central Community College. Sessio...
  • Auxiliary members hold February meeting

    American Legion Auxiliary members from Post 40 gathered on Monday, Feb. 10, led by Loretta Armbruster, president. Members heard a report on how County Government Day went. There were 58 who attended, and a lunch of Sloppy Joes, baked beans, potato chips a...
  • Hospitalized Away

    Karen Glunz - Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital5401 South St., Room 228Lincoln, NE 68506...
  • Culver graduates from basic training

    Air Force Airman Dakota H. Culver graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force cor...
  • Wallace firefighters attend training

    About 200 individuals attended the 22nd annual Mid-Winter Fire School on Feb. 16 at Holdrege High School. The Central Nebraska Volunteer Firefighters Association and Central Community College-Holdrege sponsored the school, which included sessions on activ...
  • Dolezal attends weed control conference

    Michael Dolezal, Perkins County Weed Superintendent recently attended the Nebraska Weed Control Association 67th Annual Conference.  This year’s conference was held at the Divots Conference Center in Norfolk on February 11th and 12th. The theme was Ear...