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  • 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...
  • Do your trees have Mountain Pine Beetle?

    By Robert TignerExtension Educator The Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB) is native to the forests of western North America. The forests of Colorado have been hard hit by this pest in the last few years. One report recently claimed that the beetle has gotten ne...
  • Synthetic marijuana makers big problem for DEA

    Narconon addiction specialists urge parents to stay alert to synthetic pot and its risks. Until this year the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been blocked from shutting down vendors selling aromatic incense that comes in packages marked “not for ...
  • He’s no ‘average joe’ in foosball world

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Many residents of Grant might be surprised to know that a world title-winning sportsman is living in their midst. Joe Hamilton, 25, a relative newcomer to Grant, has spent the last six years climbing the ranks of internati...
  • Fall turkey hunting permits available

    Hunters may purchase their fall turkey permits now through the end of the year, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The fall season is Sept. 15-Dec. 31. A fall turkey permit allows a hunter to shoot a turkey with either a shotgun or arche...
  • College Notes

    Krause attends new student orientation Robyn Krause  of Grant was among about 250 individuals who attended a new student orientation this summer at Central Community College-Grand Island. The one-day orientation sessions at CCC-Grand Island were May 25,...
  • MPCC 2011 fall course schedules now available

    Registration for 2011 Fall term classes has begun at all Mid-Plains Community College locations. Printed copies of the 2011 Fall Course Schedule are available now at the North Platte Community College’s North and South Campus Welcome Centers and at McC...
  • MPCC offers new online certificate

    A new “Medical Billing and Coding” Online Certificate offered by Mid-Plains Community College provides another opportunity for students who want to pursue a career in the Allied Health Occupations field. Online courses required for the certificate inc...
  • Republican River Basin Coalition down to one member

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican When the Republican River Basin Coalition formed in 2007 to coordinate the purchase of surface water, membership was comprised of the Upper, Middle and Lower Republican Natural Resources Districts. Today, that memb...
  • Rural poll finds concern about animal welfare, doubt about new regulations

    Nearly 70 percent of rural Nebraskans define animal welfare in terms similar to those promoted by advocacy groups, but most don’t think increased regulation of the state’s livestock  practices is necessary to ensure proper care of animals in the stat...
  • Seeking individuals with available grass for cattle

    Most Nebraska land owners have experienced optimal precipitation this summer while devastation has been occurring in the drought stricken areas of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Nebraska Cattlemen is developing a list of individuals with available grass for ...
  • Nebraska 4-H Foundation plans alumni reception at State Fair

    The Nebraska 4-H Foundation is planning an alumni reception from 3-5 p.m. Sept. 3 in the 4-H and FFA Building on the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. This is the first time the Nebraska 4-H Foundation is hosting an alumni reception, said Stuart Shephe...