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  • Staff announced for science camps

    By Marla SmithCamp Director S.C.O.R.E. registration is  continuing on the website as well as from mailed in applications. Brochures have been mailed to area schools and are also available at business sponsors. Those interested may also print a brochure ...
  • Registration for MPCC’s 2011 summer/fall term is now underway

    Registration for 2011 summer and fall classes at Mid-Plains Community College will begin Monday, March 21. Current students can enroll in classes beginning Monday, with new student registration beginning on Monday, March 28. Course schedules are available...
  • College Notes

    Students make UNK Dean's List The University of Nebraska at Kearney has announced the names of students who have earned a place on the Deans’ List for the fall semester. To earn a place on the Deans’ List, university students must complete 12 credit ...
  • Pitching with Pritch...State is great despite the quality

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activites Director Another state basketball tournament is over and the tournament was a great one to watch. You don’t always know if the “quality” is the greatest ever, but the games were for the most part competitive ...
  • Wildcats enthusiastic for start of track season

    By Elizabeth StrandSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats are  preparing for the 2011 track season, with their first action coming on Saturday, March 26,  in Hershey at the Hershey/St. Pat’s Invite.   Other teams that will be competing in the meet inc...
  • Wall earns NCAA All-American

    Jay Wall, a student at Nebraska Wesleyan, was one of four track and field athletes earning All-American status at the NCAA III Indoor Track and Field Championships March 11-12 in Columbus, Ohio. He joins senior Amanda Brichachek, a two-time All-American...
  • Be part of the torch run this summer

    Everyone is invited to run a mile with the torch in the 2011 Cornhusker State Games Torch Run, presented by the Nebraska Army National Guard and Air Guard. Over 1,000 Nebraskans will take the opportunity to share in this statewide tradition. The Cornhusk...
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to launch major national survey

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will soon be conducting the 12th national survey of fishing, hunting, and wildlife-associated recreation. Hunters, anglers and other wildlife enthusiasts across the nation will be asked to participate in interviewing se...
  • Bowling

    Week of March 10 High Game: Ashley Schwartzkopf, 209; Deb Hutsell, 195; Kim Bergenske, 192. High Series: Ashley Schwartzkopf, 550; Deb Hutsell, 535; Kim Bergenske, 495. Notable scores: Sharon Gilmore 44 pins over average game and 73 pins over average seri...
  • RPAC all-conference bb teams announced

    Selections have been made to the 2010-2011 Republican Plains Activity Conference (RPAC) boys and girls all-conference basketball teams. Included on the west division team are Wallace’s Makayla Gardner (first team) and Shanice Harris (second team). Earni...
  • Spring turkey hunting season opens March 25

    Spring turkey hunting season opens across the state for archers and youth archers on March 25, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The season opens April 9 for youth shotgunners and April 16 for shotgunners. All spring turkey seasons clos...
  • SUBWAY® gets First Dollar

    Chamber members gathered at SUBWAY® after their regular meeting March 17 to present the newly opened business a First Dollar plaque. Accepting on behalf of the new restaurant in Grant are (Front, l-r): Manager Deanna Breazeale and General Manager Cami ...
  • Come enjoy wine tasting event to benefit shelter

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County Animal Shelter will host its annual wine tasting and fundraising event on Friday, April 15, at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. Everyone is invited to sample five featured wines, enjoy great food, music, friends ...
  • Logo contest open to all for 125th anniversary celebration next year

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor In 2012, residents of Perkins County will join in a 125th anniversary celebration of its establishment. To bring a personal flavor to the commemoration being planned by a county-wide committee, residents are asked to take part...
  • Council releases monthly figures

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Figures were released for water use and lotto by Grant City Council at their regular meeting on March 8. •  Water: Water usage was down in February by nearly 2 million gallons. January’s water use was nearly 6 million gall...
  • Free car seat safety checks offered during health fair

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A car seat safety check is among events scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Perkins County Health Services Health Fair. The health fair is set for Friday and Saturday of this week—the car seat check will take plac...
  • Rotary ShelterBoxes arrive in Japan

    Local Rotary Clubs in Nebraska have supported the Shelter Box Program as part of their response to humanitarian need. Below is the latest information on the status of their work in Japan. The first ShelterBoxes have arrived in Japan, five days after a h...
  • Weather spotter training offered

    The National Weather Service will be conducting severe weather spotter training on Thursday, March 24, from 7-8:30 p.m. CT. This class will be held in the first-floor conference room at the Public Safety Building, 715 South Jeffers in North Platte. This c...
  • All bowlers invited to support Bowl for the Cure®

    Local bowlers are expected to knock down pins to knock out breast cancer at the fourth annual Bowl for the Cure® bowling tournament to be held on Sunday, March 27. A nine-pin no-tap tournament will be held at Cornhusker Lanes located at 900 E. 1st St. in...
  • Barbershop show planned for Saturday

    Habitat 4 Harmony, an outstanding barbershop quartet from Kearney, will headline the Cowboy Capital Chorus annual barbershop show March 26. The quartet is known throughout the state for its fine singing of gospel and country western songs, old time cla...