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  • Kay to assist coaching All-Star Football Game

    The coaches have been selected for the 2011 West Nebraska All-star Football Game. This marks the 34th year for the game. The game will be played Saturday, June 4 at Bearcat Stadium in Scottsbluff, at 7 p.m. MDT. Travis Hawk from Alliance High School will...
  • Wall among athletes competing at championships

    Nebraska Wesleyan University will have eight athletes competing in nine events at the 2011 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships that will be held March 11-12 at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Three women and five men, including...
  • Eight hunting-related incidents reported in 2010

    Eight hunting-related incidents were reported to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in 2010, including one that resulted in a death. Of the incidents, two involved the discharge of a rifle, two involved the discharge of a shotgun, two involved the dis...
  • Fifty-one Nebraska deer test positive for CWD

    Nebraska is experiencing an increase in the number of deer testing positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), as well as a wider distribution, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. There were a record 51 positives in 2010. CWD is a disease...
  • Perkins County Court update

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Cases filed in Perkins County came before Judge Edward D. Steenberg on Wednesday, March 2. Representing the state of Nebraska was Perkins County Deputy Attorney Joel Phillips. • J. Dutch Hecht, 31, was arraigned on three com...
  • Dispose of hazardous waste for no charge at collection events

    The Red Willow County Household Hazardous Waste Program and Southwest Nebraska RC&D has scheduled collection events in southwest Nebraska to help local residents dispose of potentially hazardous household products at no charge. Collection events will...
  • Local financial services professional earns national certification

    Daniella McChesney, personal banker with Adams Bank and Trust, was recently awarded the Certified IRA Services Professional (CISP) designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB), a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association, in Washington, ...
  • Blood drive just misses goal

      The Elsie/Madrid community blood drive that was held March 1 missed their goal by one unit. Coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis reported that many donors made the effort to donate but quite a few were deferred due to illness. Billie Shaw...
  • SUBWAY® underway

      After much anticipation of the opening of a new dining option in Grant, a line forms on opening day Monday, March 7 to sample the menu at the brand new Subway®.   ...
  • New preschool program offered at PCS elementary this fall

    Early Childhood Education was approved by the board in February and plans are in place for the program to begin at Perkins County Elementary for the 2011-12 school year. By Jan RahnManaging Editor It’s always exciting to start a new school year, but i...
  • Hastings Memorial Library recipient of farmer’s prize

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor A popular Perkins County entity was honored with a $2,500 donation last week thanks to the generosity of Monsanto Fund and local farmer Donald Gloy of Grant. As a winner in America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program...
  • Sen. Christensen: Helping small farmers key to attracting newcomers

    Telephone conference report to Grant, Palisade Tuesday, Feb. 2. By Josh SumnerThe Wauneta Breeze As census data from the last 10 years continues to become available, startling numbers have been unveiled that show a significant drop in population in the ...
  • Another Perspective...To travel or not to travel?

    By Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher To travel or not to travel. That is sometimes the question. Whether to travel was no question for me as I packed up and headed east for Plattsmouth last Thursday. Quarterly board meetings of the Nebraska Community Foundatio...
  • Treasures of the heart

    By Pastor Larry Booth Congregational Church, Grant Toward the end of the Christian season of Epiphany, the coming of the Light of the World, we study the Sermon on the Mount. The Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 5, begins this teaching with a list of nine or ...
  • Shock illusionist coming to North Platte

    “America’s Got Talent” semifinalist, Dan Sperry, brings his style of shock illusion to the North Platte Community Playhouse. Sperry is best recognized for his appearance on NBC’s Americas Got Talent in early 2010. After receiving more than one mi...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...A day for peanut butter

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff In recognition of National Peanut Butter Day, I thought I would treat you all to a recipe containing the sticky snack–one of my favorite spring and summer dishes that I came across a few years ago. Every time I want to...
  • Hints for Health...Supplements: Are they effective and safe?

    Dr. Kristi S. Kohl, MDGrant Medical Clinic Protein supplements have been used for years, with claims which may sound credible and logical but that are not backed by evidence in studies. (The effective but extremely high-risk performance-enhancing drugs s...
  • What's Up...Like a lion or a lamb?

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer Ok, what is it going to be? Will March come in like a lion or a lamb? Better yet, how will it leave? Weather folklore has it that if March comes in like a lion, bad or cold, it will exit in just the opposite manner...
  • Speaker presenting program in Wallace

    Speaker Charlotte Endorf will present a program “Fragile Excess Baggage” March 17 at the Wallace Public School. This presentation is made possible by the Nebraska Humanities Council, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and Wallace Public School as part o...
  • Easter pageant to be held in Curtis April 17

    Curtis, Neb., proclaimed “The Easter City” by the state’s legislature in 1981, will present its annual Easter pageant on Palm Sunday, April 17. It will take place at 3 p.m. at the Medicine Valley High School gymnasium, 303 Crook Avenue in Curtis. Th...