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  • PC medals in four events at state track meet

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Finishing with 10 points, the Perkins County Plainsmen boys track team returned from state with three placings. They were among five teams to finish with 10 points during the Nebraska State Track and Field Meet held in Omaha May...
  • Wallace’s Sean May advances to finals in three events

    By Elizabeth StrandSports Writer Five Wildcats made the trip to compete in six events at last week’s State Track and Field Meet held at Omaha’s Burke Stadium. During the rain on Friday, Sean May advanced to the finals in all three of his individual ...
  • Group “Skates the State” to raise funds for Lincoln skate park

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Imperial native Mike Smithis on another adventure to raise money for his Bay 198  indoor skate park in Lincoln. On Sunday he and four companions left Scottsbluff to “Skate the State,” in the hopes of raising $50...
  • Correction

    In the full page ad congratulating state track qualifiers which appeared in last week’s issue, the Tribune erred in omitting one of the biggest supporters of the Perkins County Plainsmen—Hatch’s Super Foods. We regret the error and wish to remind th...
  • Arbor Day poster winners chosen

    Three third grade students had an extra reason to celebrate on the last day of school Tuesday, May 17 when they were announced as winners of the Arbor Day poster contest sponsored by the Grant Tree Board. Earning first place and $25 in Chamber Bucks was...
  • Honor roll students announced

    Perkins County High School announces the names of students on the honor roll for fourth quarter and second semester in the 2010-2011 school year.Fourth Quarter “A” honor roll: Jessica Day, Jeremy Hagan, Emily Kiolbasa, Calla Mailand, Emily Malmkar, Za...
  • Wallace students named to honor roll

    Wallace School is pleased to announce the names of students on the honor roll for the second semester, 2010-2011. All A’s: seniors–Shanice Harris, Sean May, Laura O’Brien Ryan Sowle and Lane Swedberg; juniors–Hunter Franzen, Emily Hasenauer and Jo...
  • May awarded scholarship

    Sean May of Wallace High School has been awarded the Board of Trustee Scholars award from Doane College at Crete. The award is valued at $9,000 per year. It is awarded to incoming students with a minimum ACT score of 28 and a core high-school GPA of 3.4....
  • FFA serves supper at Westview

    The Perkins County High School FFA served supper to the residents at Westview Retirement Community, Tuesday, May 17. After a delicious meal the students played Bingo with the residents. Prizes were given and a fun time was had by all. Westview appreciat...
  • College Notes

    Becker receives Master’s degree Bonnie (Goff) Becker was among 12 recipients of a Master of Arts degree in communication studies on Friday, May 6,  from University of Northern Colorado’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences in Greeley.      ...
  • Two NWU students win prestigious Boren scholarships

    Leslie Dudden of Venango is one of two Nebraska Wesleyan University students among only 138 students in the nation to win the prestigious Boren Scholarship. Dudden has been awarded a Boren Scholarship, which provides $20,000 to undergraduates to study abr...
  • Goodin completes training as flight instructor

    Daniel Goodin, son of Pastor Dennis and Mavis Goodin of Dayton, Wyo., formerly of Grant, completed flight instructor training at U.S. Aviation Academy in Denton, Texas. Daniel is now working for U.S. Aviation Academy, providing ground and flight instruct...
  • Grade 3-4 SCORE camp will spend two days at Cox’s Ponds

    The first day of camp for students in third and fourth grades will be at the Chase County Schools. They will kick off their camp with programs presented by: Doc Gizmo, Edgerton Explorit Center and Dr. Dan Sullivan with the “CAPOW” program. These pro...
  • Acreage retirement program hits 1,000-acre goal

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Officials can declare the first-ever permanent irrigated acreage retirement program in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) a success. Officials with the URNRD and the Natural Resource Conservati...
  • ‘No-till on the Plains’ whirlwind expo June 14 near Wallace

    No-till on the Plains, Inc. will host a summer event which will provide producers with ways to increase profitability and gain a better understanding of the importance of soil health. By utilizing continuous no-till, over five inches of water can be save...
  • 4-H and FFA major part of the state fair

    At the Nebraska State Fair board committee meetings recently, board members were made aware that there is some confusion throughout the state with regard to the status of the future of 4-H and FFA at the Nebraska State Fair. Since then, letters to the edi...
  • Oil addiction feeds profits, lightens wallets

    Oil. It’s in everything one way or another. Gas tanks are a given, of course, but don’t forget about packaging and transporting everything from fabric to food. Plus high energy costs significantly increase the cost of production–no matter what’s b...
  • One couple, two lives dedicated to education

    With ties to the Elsie community, Bill McGahan, son of Mildred and Bill McGahan, attended eight years of grade school in Elsie then graduated from St. Pat’s High School in North Platte. The family still owns the 1886 homestead east of Elsie. Bill’s mo...
  • Elsie man still giving blood after bout with cancer

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Except for a seven-year hiatus, Harvey Brott of Elsie has been a faithful blood donor—receiving his 11-gallon pin on May 11. Brott gives blood because he feels it’s the right thing to do and he wants to help others. ...
  • Season memberships available for concert series

    Season memberships for the 2011-2012 series of the North Platte Concert Association are being offered at discounted prices until June 1. Following are the concerts scheduled for the 2011-2012 season: • Tribute to Frankie Valli & Broadway, Monday, ...