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  • Seniors— beware of Part D changes

    Time is fast approaching for seniors to compare, change or stay with their prescription drug plans for the year 2011. Anyone enrolled in a Medicare Prescription Drug (Part D) plan will have the opportunity to compare, change or stay with the same from Oct...
  • All invited to Halloween event at senior center

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Kids won’t be the only ones dressing up for Halloween—this year adults of all ages  are invited to join in the fun. And they’ll be getting lots more than candy. A dinner, costume party and music hosted by the Perkins Coun...
  • City of Grant releases water and lotto figures

    Grant City Council released lotto and water figures for the previous month during their last regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 11. • Lotto: During the month of September, lotto sales at DJs Bar and Grill totaled $5,697.30 for keno. Payout from that figu...
  • Our Community’s History

    By M. Lee Tribune Staff Dynamiting fish carries hefty fine One Year AgoOctober 14, 2010 Hospital’s new $16.6 million budget focused on updates. The main focus went to building maintenance. In & Out sold a winning lottery ticket. A $22,000 winner, Ch...
  • Award winning vocalist entertains at Christian Women’s Club

    Brenda Copeland, an award winning gospel recording artist, entertained the Christian Women’s Club with beautiful music at a salad luncheon in the New Life Fellowship Church in Grant on Saturday, Oct. 15. After singing several songs from her CDs, Ms. Cop...
  • Perkins County receives financial return

    Perkins County has received a monetary dividend of $7,251 from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage provider. The dividend was part of a $600,000 finan...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Holidays are approaching

    With the holidays approaching, it is time to start my preparation of the holiday menus. Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite cookies and nothing says holidays like the scent and spice of this sweet treat. I, however, have not had the best of luck making ...
  • What's Up...Autumn brings a sky shift

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer With the onset of autumn, one of our favorite summer constellations, Scorpius, has left the sky and another, Sagittarius, is rapidly exiting stage right. Let’s focus our attention this week on another summer group,...
  • October brings domestic violence awareness

    October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the first Day of Unity observed in October 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). In 1989, Congress passed the first DVAM c...
  • Sandhills Symphony to give free concert in North Platte

    The Sandhills Symphony is entering its 51st year of performance in North Platte. They will be playing on Oct. 30, 3 p.m. in the North Platte High School performing arts center, 1000 W. 2nd St. Concerts are free and open to the public. The 50-piece traditi...
  • Drivers urged to watch for deer on highways this time of year

    According to data released by State Farm, the nation’s leading auto insurer, November, the heart of the deer migration and mating season, is the month during which deer-vehicle encounters are most likely. More than 18 percent of all such mishaps take p...
  • SEE TO LEARN® Month

    Governor Heineman proclaims October See To Learn Month in Nebraska. Twenty percent of children entering Kindergarten have an undetected vision problem –and this number increases to more than 30 percent by the time those children graduate from high schoo...
  • 4-H council to host potluck dinner Monday

    The Perkins County 4-H Council is celebrating a wonderful year with a potluck dinner on Monday, Oct. 24,  6:30 p.m., at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. All 4-H members, family, friends and community members are invited to attend. Please bring a dish and...
  • Free poetry contest entries being accepted

    The Christian Poets Academy is sponsoring a free poetry contest open to everyone. There are 50 prizes totaling $5,000, with a $1,000 grand prize for the winner. Poems of 21 lines or less on any subject and in any style will be judged by the contest direct...
  • Nebraska State Patrol takes part in Operation Safe Driver

    The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) will conduct high-visibility enforcement operations as it participates in the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) “Operation Safe Driver” week. Look for enforcement activities to be conducted statewide on hi...
  • Winterize the lawn properly

    By David LottUNL Extension EducatorLawn Winterizing Tips As I mowed my yard this weekend, I couldn’t help but think about the jobs I needed to take care of in my lawn. There are several items that need to be taken care of now if they haven’t been alre...
  • Fall bulb planting tips offered

    By David E. LottUNL Extension Educator How many of you enjoy thebeautiful tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocus that brighten up flower beds? Now is the time to start thinking about planting these hardy fall bulbs so their beautiful flowers can be enjoy...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Just a run-of-the-mill week

    By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director The Husker defense gave up zero points vs Bye this week but Coach Pelini stated they were “sloppy at times, and we have things to fix.” But on the other side of the ball, the offense scored zero and som...
  • Three XC girls and team qualify for state meet

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Perkins County girls cross country team took charge of their course and gave hometown fans plenty to cheer about during districts at the Pheasant Run Golf Course last week, qualifying three for state individually, and also...
  • Johnston’s second TD with :09 left forces Plainsmen past rival Chase County 21-14

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Plainsmen running back Alex Johnston slugged his second four-yard carry across the goal line with :09 left to blast Perkins County past Chase County 21-14 in Imperial Friday night. The Plainsmen beat their rivals to ...