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  • Home care and hospice providers head to D.C.

    Home care and hospice providers from Nebraska will join hundreds of colleagues in Washington D.C. to keep the fight alive for the critical, high-value, high-quality care that is delivered every day to some of the nation’s most vulnerable individuals. Ne...
  • Adams Bank promotes employees

    Chad Adams, President of Adams Bank & Trust, has announced the promotions of Michelle Kalin, Megan Jehorek and Kerri Anderson. Michelle Kalin has been selected to lead the bank’s retail effort on the Internet and will be working on the Business Proc...
  • Spring sprang sprung

    Conner and Caylie Clouse of Utica, children of Spencer and Michelle Clouse,  enjoyed frolicking at the park recently while visiting their grandparents, Monte and Teresa Clouse. Below: tulips and daffodils everywhere have busted through the crusted wi...
  • Economic development committee says assistance very effective

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor As determined by the City of  Grant and its Economic Development Committee, along with the Citizen Advisory Review Board, Grant’s program for economic development is quite effective. In July 2002, the Economic Development Pr...
  • First Insight sites under new ownership

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor “Just switching seats” is how Drs. Eric and Tori Gengenbach refer to their acquisition of First Insight Eyecare LLC from Dr. Tim Meyer—who they emphasize is NOT retiring. The Gengenbachs took ownership of three First ...
  • Perkins County above state average in wage and income increases

    Research done by the City of Grant Economic Development Committee shows Perkins County to be 36th of 116 counties and metro areas reporting in rate of average wage increase from 2002, which was the year Grant’s LB840 was passed, through 2008, the lates...
  • GVFD hosts annual banquet

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Members of the Grant Fire Department and honored guests gathered for the 2011 annual banquet and award presentation Saturday evening, March 12, at the Perkins County Senior Center. Following a meal prepared by the Youth Dev...
  • Christensen’s ethanol labeling bill debated on legislative floor

    Telephone conference report on Tuesday, March 22.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican When debate opened Tuesday on Sen. Mark Christensen’s LB 698, he noted it was the first time that he didn’t have a pulse on what kind of support the ethanol labe...
  • Travel to the desert

    By Pastor Larry Booth Congregational Church, Grant   What is Lent? (It’s not in the Bible, you know.) Lent, the word, is short for Lenten, which is simply the name for the longer days of springtime, which follow the short, cold days of winter. Nothi...
  • Elsie Feed Center awards FFA

    On March 7, Kelsey Steinwart of the Elsie Feed Center in Elsie presented a check for $297 to the Perkins County FFA chapter. The funds were the result of the Elsie Feed Center’s participation in “Home Grown,” an initiative developed by Red Brand t...
  • Transfers could aid NRD’s acreage retirement program

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Water transfers could be  used to supplement  an acreage retirement program being proposed by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District. During their monthly meeting Tuesday, March 8 in Imperial, board mem...
  • Final pesticide training now March 28

    The last private pesticide education class for the SW4 extension area has been rescheduled to March 28 . The old date was March 30. The class will start at 1 p.m. MT at the Imperial fairgrounds. There is a $30 per person training cost for initial or ren...
  • Farm Bureau leaders lobby in nation’s capitol

    Nebraska Farm Bureau board members who lobbied in Washington, D.C. March 7-9 said the federal government shouldn’t try to balance the federal budget on the backs of farmers and ranchers. “We’re willing to work with Congress to try to get our financi...
  • Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic Beef Contest held

    On Saturday, Feb. 19, a total of 305 contestants filled the exhibit building at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds for the 4th Annual NCC Contest.  The contestants represented 26 counties, 23 colleges and 11 states.   Cattle of 16 different breeds and 17 ...
  • Women in ag conference is set for April 1 in Sidney

    Women involved in farming, ranching, or other agribusiness ventures will have the opportunity to hear useful information, financial advice and even a bit of humor at the Common Threads Conference on April 1 at Sidney. The conference is designed to provid...
  • A new age for agriculture

    Given the rapid pace at which business moves today, it’s no surprise that the technology used in the agriculture industry is evolving on a regular basis. From equipment used in the field to the methods used for buying and selling grain, the industry ha...
  • Report reflects success of Perkins County Schools

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Those who recently received an annual report of the Perkins County Schools District probably had a proud moment in realizing the success of the district in which they live, work, and raise their families. The 2010 annual report...
  • High school senior takes part in rural career development class

      Adams Bank & Trust sponsored Tyler Brott for the Rural Community Career Development Class.   Brott is a senior at Perkins County High School and is taking the class to help him develop his career plan before he furthers his education at Mid Pla...
  • A career in agriculture—preparing for the “long haul”

    The career opportunities in agriculture are infinite. Interested in business? Marketing? Law? Product development? You can find all of these careers and more within the agriculture industry. After you decide you want to become part of the industry, howeve...
  • Late-start classes set to begin March 21 at Mid Plains Community College

    A wide variety of online and on-campus classes are scheduled to begin the week of March 21 at Mid-Plains Community College campuses in North Platte and McCook. Online classes offer convenience and flexibility while allowing students to earn anywhere from ...