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  • Pitching with Pritch

    Losing two great coaches By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist Too many good people passing away here lately. Two former NCAA Division one coaches passed away this past week and both of them left their marks on college basketball. Dean Smith, former coach...
  • Wildcats pick up big win

      By LaDonna Swedberg Contributing Writer The Wallace gym was a busy place last week when the Wildcats played host to McPherson County on Feb. 12 and Hitchcock County on Feb. 13. First up for the Cats was a scrappy McPherson County team. The Longhorn...
  • Cook headed to state

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Perkins County will have one wrestler headed to the state tournament in Omaha today (Feb. 19).Kiffen Cook, 132-pounds, finished fourth at the district tournament in Hemingford.Cook started the tournament off with a quick p...
  • PCS picks up win in sub-districts

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Lady Plainsmen came together at the right time after weeks of progressing on the court.At the C2-11 sub-district game against Hershey on Feb. 16 the Lady Plainsmen picked up their first win of the season, defeat...
  • Plainsmen roll in two wins

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Picking up a pair of big wins has helped the Perkins County boys basketball team with team morale heading into sub-districts on Feb. 23.“Wins always help with confidence,” PCS head boys basketball coach Shawn Col...
  • Wildcats pick up pair of wins

      Wallace freshman Hannah Nelson makes her move around Hitchcock County sophomore Aubrey Wagner during varsity action on Feb. 13. Wallace defeated Hitchcock County 49-35 and on Feb. 12 won over McPherson County, 48-27....
  • “Joggin’ for Frogmen” coming this May

    The second annual Imperial Joggin’ for Frogmen 5k race will be back in May. Set for 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, at Campbell Park, the 2015 fundraising goal is $20,000. The 2014 race raised over $10,500. For a limited time, race registration for the 5k ...
  • KOC holds free-throw shoot

      The Knights of Columbus Free-Throw Shoot was Sunday, Feb.1. Winners include (Front row, l-r): Kailee Potts, Hallie Fisher, Meghan Bishop and Sydney Pelster. Back row: Cal Wells, Cyrus Wells, Spencer Ross, Triston Hite, Carson Thelander and Erik Snyd...
  • Wallace junior high girls take first place

      Wallace girls were champions of the junior high basketball tournament on Feb. 7. Other participating schools were Sutherland, Wauneta-Palisade and Hayes Center. Team members are (Front row, l-r): Peyton Messersmith, Meredith McCoy, Jayden Widener, C...
  • Bowling News

    Week of Feb. 12High Game184 - Ruth Messner181 - Amanda Christensen 173 - Deanna Rogers and Belinda DalyHigh Series500 - Ruth Messner481 - Belinda Daly452 - Cindy Seitler and Diane StevensonYouth1st - Justin Christensen2nd - Joshua Christensen3rd - Oliver ...
  • FSA Scoop

    ARC-PLC election information meeting in Ogallala By Teri Moss FSA Director Perkins county producers have the opportunity to attend an informational meeting in Ogallala on the ARC/PLC Election process. UNL Extension Educator Jessica Johnson will be talki...
  • Dolezal attends weed control conference

    Michael Dolezal, Perkins County Weed Superintendent recently attended the Nebraska Weed Control Association (NWCA) 68th Annual Conference. This year’s conference was held at the Ramada Inn, Kearney Neb., on Feb. 9-11. The theme was “Formula for Succes...
  • NRD hearing set for chemigation permit fees

    By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican Farmers and other members of the public will get the opportunity to offer their input Tuesday, March 10 on a proposal by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) to increase chemigation permit fees and...
  • Fall calving cows and crop residue – an opportunity to add an enterprise?

    The beef industry is a critical part of the agricultural economy for the state of Nebraska. With beef cow numbers at historic lows in the United States, cattle feeders and processors are aggressively competing for a limited supply of cattle. This scenario...
  • Let’s get that community pride back

    Dear Editor and Concerned Citizens: I would like to start this letter by commending the City of Grant for the two house demolitions they recently accomplished. Those neighborhoods look much better already. I would also like to thank the Bishops and Colgla...
  • Jayven Goff first baby of 2015

      By Jan Rahn Contributing Writer It took a few weeks, but Perkins County Community Hospital was finally able to announce its 2015 New Year’s Baby on Wednesday, Feb. 4, when Jayven Charles Goff made his debut.Born to Charlie and Samantha Goff of G...
  • County, city agree to share recycling

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor After a story in the Jan. 8 Grant Tribune-Sentinel stirred the ire of some county residents, the City of Grant and the Perkins County Commissioners are looking to come together in order make the region a little gr...
  • Possible counterfeit money in area

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor There have been no confirmed instances locally, however, Adams Bank and Trust branch officials indicated last week that there have been reports of counterfeit $20, $50 and $100 bills possibly circulating in the ar...
  • Camp Machasay continues to spread the Christian gospel to youth after 12 years

      By Becky Uehling Staff Writer After more than 12 years in existence, Camp Machasay continues to witness Christ to the young and old, according to Pastor Rick Cleaver who runs the camp. Youth Challenge’s 200 acre camp is located five-and-a-half...
  • Traveling Vietnam Wall coming to Imperial in April

      By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican It’s official! The Vietnam Traveling Wall will come to Imperial this spring. The effort is being spearheaded by the Imperial Chamber of Commerce and VFW Post 4688 and its auxiliary. Organizer Jana Pribbeno...