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  • All-Star football squad chooses Miyamoto to play

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor The players have been selected for the East and West teams for the 36th annual West Nebraska All-Star Football Game. The 64 members of the all star football teams were nominated by their respective high school coach and sel...
  • Alumni volleyball scholarships given out

    The Perkins County Lady Plainsmen Alumni Volleyball Development Association gladly announces the winners of their yearly scholarship. This year’s recipients are Kylie Hanson and Courtney McClenahan. The 2014 graduates will receive funds to be used direc...
  • Swedberg leads Wildcats

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Landon Swedberg finished his senior year with an impressive showing for Wallace at the Class D state track and field invite in Omaha on May 23-24. Swedberg finished in fifth place, earning a medal, in the discus with a...
  • Coach Thurin’s ‘Gatorade bath’ makes it on America’s Funniest Home Videos

    In his 48 years of coaching high school and college basketball, North Platte Community College Lady Knights basketball coach Dick Thurin never imagined that he would gain national recognition for a play he never even saw coming. It was March 2013. Caught ...
  • Youth selected for Cornhusker Boys/Girls State

    Area youth will join nearly 400 other high school juniors from across Nebraska participating in the American Legion Cornhusker Boys and Girls State June 1-7 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln downtown campus. The annual citizenship program, sponsored b...
  • Students named to PCHS honor roll

    Perkins County High  School is pleased to announce the students named to the fourth quarter and semester honor rolls. Fourth QuarterAll A’s Honor Roll Kaitlyn Gamble, Claire Maaliao, Amanda Reichert, Hannah Beck, Kaleb Gaar, Kendra Hoffert, Dylan Malmk...
  • College Notes

    Swedberg member of concert choir Lane Swedberg of Wallace performed in the concert choir, at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 13 at the Chadron Arts Center. The Chadron State College Concert Choir presented a program of six centuries of choral music beginning with 1...
  • Nebraska NRCS provides assistance to farmers and ranchers in drought areas

    Financial and technical assistance available through Drought Recovery Initiative. Craig Derickson, state conservationist of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced that NRCS has assistance available for farmers and ranchers in southwest ...
  • 2014 Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska “last call” for ticket sales

    Following months & months of preparation for the 2014 Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska, organizers are putting the finishing touches on this premier event to be held in the Panhandle of Nebraska June 6-7. With only weeks until the opening ceremonies for...
  • Two seniors receive 4-H Foundation scholarships

    The Perkins County 4-H Foundation is pleased to announce Rebecca Cornelius and Elizabeth Krajewski as recipients of its 2014 scholarships. Rebecca is the daughter of David and Robin Cornelius of rural Madrid. Elizabeth is the daughter of Chuck and Linda ...
  • EPA waters rule bad for farmers, ranchers

    By Steve NelsonNebraska Farm Bureau President Remember the movie ‘Groundhog Day’; the one where Bill Murray plays a TV weatherman assigned to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania? The twist being Murray’s character beco...
  • District horse shows to begin soon

    Nebraska horse riders will compete June 9-14 in University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 4-H District Horse Shows. Riders awarded blue and purple ribbons at district shows qualify and automatically will be entered into state classes at the 2014 4-H Horse ...
  • Memorial Day services announced

    By Jan RahnTribune Staff Memorial Day ceremonies have been set in communities along the Highline to honor the war dead as Americans give tribute on Monday, May 26. Services are set at each of the cemeteries from Venango on east to Wallace, including Gran...
  • School's out for summer

      Brient Wood, left, lets out a yell after the final bell for the school year last week while Wyatt Nichols (center) and Shawn Lyon share some information. (Photo by Tim Linscott) Hallie Fisher (front) gets some help ringing the school bell fro...
  • PCS board changes mind on combining golf squads

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor The Perkins County girls golf team had a Mulligan of sorts for next year as the Perkins County Schools board of education reversed a decision last month to combine the male and female golf squads. The decision was rendered a...
  • Hughes prepares for next phase

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Humbled and thankful is how Dan Hughes described his victory in the 2014 primary election for the District 44 legislative seat. “I am truly thankful for all the support I received during the primary,” Hughes said. Hughes...
  • Community gardeners look forward to second season

      By Jan RahnTribune Staff Season number two has rolled around for the community garden project, and it’s time to plant. Patrons who signed up, along with children from Hugs-N-Teddybears Daycare at the hospital, and the USDA/Farm Service Agency em...
  • Grant pool opens this Monday, May 26

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Grab your bathing suits and get ready for some summer fun as the Grant Municipal Pool is opening Monday, May 26. According to manager Brittany Pofahl, in her eighth year as manager, the lifeguards have been busy trai...
  • Our Community's History

    Perkins County High School wins State Track   One Year AgoMay 23, 2013 Plainsmen athletes brought home some medals from the 2013 NSAA State Track and Field Meet. Vinny Ross medaled in shotput with a fifth place throw of 50’11.24”. The boys 4x1 rela...
  • Employees recognized

    Employees at Perkins County Health Services received recognition for years of service at the annual banquet on April 28. Dinner, door prizes and games were played in addition to the recognition portion of the evening.           ...