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  • Phillips County Arts Council to bring ABBA tribute to Holyoke

    Thank You for the Music, a Modern tribute to ABBA, is set to take over the Holyoke High School auditorium Friday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. The latest performance as part of the Phillips County Arts Council concert series is an exciting and dynamic tribute to...
  • Women’s Connection to host reception

    Join in and enjoy the Grant/Ogallala Women’s Connection’s reception on Wednesday March 19. They will be hosting a reception open to everyone at the Quality Inn at 201 Chuckwagon Road in Ogallala beginning art 6:30 p.m. with a live music concert by ...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    On Feb. 26, 11 brave Red Hatters went out in the snow and cold to enjoy coffee, hot tea, cappuccino, scones and muffins in Grant. They enjoyed visiting about coping with the weather and learning how to play Screamo, which brought lots of laughs from all. ...
  • Midwest Musings

    Put on the swimming trunks, life is about taking a dip By Tim LinscottManaging Editor There are  a lot of things right in this society–and a lot of things wrong. I try to focus on the positive aspects of life. It is easier to continue to move upward a...
  • Cogitation

    It’s my party, I will cry By Jo McCormickMadrid Resident The following saga really began, in my guesstimation, about early December in 1937 in the oil fields of Wyoming. My progenitors were in Wyoming because my Dad worked in the oil fields. My mom t...
  • What’s Up?

    Take a sky survey By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Now, let’s see, where were we? Oh yes, looking south at Orion, the Hunter. Which reminds me of a question someone asked me last week. Which constellation is the Irish constellation? Why O’Ryan,...
  • Be an example during severe weather preparedness week

    www.tristateneighbor.com During National Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 2 to 8, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are calling on individuals across the country to Be a Fo...
  • Keeping a family safe is easy

    www.disastercenter.comFour Steps to Safety There are four basic steps to developing a family disaster plan: 1. Find out what could happen to you. By learning what your risks may be, you can prepare for the disaster most likely to occur in your area. Lear...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    All-time lists can be tricky By Larry PritchettPast PCHS activities director A couple of weeks ago, LeBron James made a statement of which players he thought should be on the Mount Rushmore of basketball. He certainly has a right to an opinion and his p...
  • Wildcats come close against Falcons

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The end of each season comes down to the subdistrict tournament, previous wins and losses are irrelevant, it is a must win situation. The competitive D2-9 subdistrict was wide open waiting for the squad that could be the b...
  • 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...