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  • Fifth graders have new teacher

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor As the new fifth grade teacher at Perkins County Elementary, Amanda Wood is looking forward to everything the experience has to offer. The former language arts instructor in the middle school at Madrid said this is her first ye...
  • Special ed has new head at Perkins County Elementary

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Elementary students are seeing a new face in the halls as the K-2 special education and high ability learner teacher for the 2011-12 term. Dana Freiberg comes to Perkins County Elementary from Ogallala where she taught first a...
  • Goal was met at Grant bloodmobile July 27

    The Grant bloodmobile held Wednesday, July 27, had a great turn out and the goal of 55 units was met. “We continue to appreciate the time you take out of your day to come and give blood,” said organizer Deb Marshall The pin donors this time were: 11...
  • Westview residents enjoy day at lake

    Westview Retirement Community residents enjoyed a trip to Lake McConaughy on Thursday, Aug. 4. After a tour of the lake, Lake Ogallala and the spillway, residents were treated to ice cream at “Mom’s Pantry.” (Courtesy photo)...
  • Six Aces featuring new djs

    Jeff Craig (left) and Terry Krajewski will be providing the entertainment and music at Six Aces Roller Rink in Grant with their new season beginning Friday, Aug. 19. Both bring solid music backgrounds to the job. Craig has deejayed at the rink part time...
  • 2011 Perkins County Fair Results - Parade Entries

    Judges choice - Grant Fire Department First place business: In & Out Second place business: Poppe’s Posies First place 4-H: 4-H Council   First place vehicle: Malmkar family Second place vehicle: Burge Farms First place civic: ...
  • 2011 Perkins County Fair Results - 4H Livestock Sale

    Grand Champion Market Swine, raised by Haylee Lopez (right); purchased by Greg Penny of Penny Ag Spraying Inc. Grand Champion Market Goat, raised by Mariah Curtis (right); purchased by Kevin Hatch of Hatch’s Super Foods. Grand Champion Market La...
  • BRAGging rights

      One of the participants in the annual Bike Ride Around Grant (BRAG) was Danielle Burge, daughter of Dan and Julie Burge of rural Grant. The Perkins County Sheriff’s Department assisted with the ride. (Photo by DeAnn Zwickl)...
  • Free breakfast featured at fair

    The 2011 Perkins County Fair featured a well attended free breakfast sponsored and served to the community by the Chamber of Commerce. Darren Jensen fills a plate to serve to a hungry customer. (Photos by Shari Friedel) Some of the satisfied customer...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Grandma calls on ME!

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff After 26 years of life the day has finally come! The angels sang as I heard the words on the other end of the phone. “Ashleigh, how do you make those potatoes?” (insert harp chords here) My grandmother Irma called me la...
  • What's Up...Reaching the halfway mark

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Well, I was so excited about the Nebraska Star Party that I missed Lammas Day. What is that you ask? Well, why don’t I tell you. In the old calendar, and I am talking about the middle ages here. Lammas Day, or “L...
  • Artbeat...Gallery hosts local, award-winning watercolor artist

    By Shari FriedelPCAAC Member Artist/art instructor Lance Wurst welcomed students back into his classroom at Perkins County High School this week. During the summer months, he was busy adding to his already impressive collection of watercolors, many of whi...
  • Join the Arbor Day Foundation and receive 10 free trees

    Spruce up the landscape by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees through the foundation’s Trees for America campaign. The tr...
  • Alcohol and drug education class offered Aug. 29 and 30

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” alcohol and drug education class. Two sessions will be held on Monday, Aug. 29, and Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 5:30-9 p.m. Participant is required to atte...
  • Business identity theft is growing threat

    The threat of business identity theft is a growing national problem, and Nebraska businesses should take necessary precautions to protect themselves, Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale says. “The newest victims of identity theft in our economy are sm...
  • Spanish is our second language

    By Laurie JonesS.S. District Manager During National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Social Security offices across the country will join in recognizing the many contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States, and ...
  • Nebraska State Fair pageant set for Sept. 3

    The Nebraska State Fair pageant is accepting applications for the 2011 Miss Nebraska State Fair/Miss Heartland Pageant, which is scheduled for Sept. 3, 7:30 p.m., at the Heartland Events Center. The Miss Nebraska State Fair/Miss Heartland Pageant is a pr...
  • Workshop on workplace conflict offered

    “Responding Effectively to Conflict in the Workplace” is the topic of a workshop to be presented by the Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise and the SilverStone Group from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at North Platte Community College’s N...
  • Child support enforcement program posts record collections

    The Child Support Enforcement (CSE) Program in the Department of Health and Human Services collected a record-breaking $204 million during fiscal year 2011, which ended June 30, 2011. This is an increase of $3.49 million over fiscal year 2010. “Children...
  • Making health insurance work

    Report outlines principles state should follow in creating new health insurance marketplace. Recently the Center for Rural Affairs and seven health care, consumer, farm and rural organizations released a paper outlining principles regarding the effective...