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  • Second state trooper assigned to Imperial area

      By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Graduation ceremonies for the 54th Basic Recruit Class of the Nebraska State Patrol were held in Lincoln April 26. Among the group of 17 new recruits is Bryan Walter, a native of Chambers who has been assigned t...
  • Free screenings offered at PCHS

    Free mammograms are now available at Perkins County Health Services upon eligibility qualifications. A doctor will need to schedule the appointment as needed. Proof of no insurance or high deductible will need to be provided. There is a form that goes ...
  • Our Community's History

    Pipe bombs bring about open door policy By S. Goff One Year AgoMay 12, 2011 A $2500 reward was still unclaimed, as no one was stepping forward with any information on the vandalism at the golf course. The reward was being offered after the second hole o...
  • Tragic accident claims life of Wauneta-Palisade graduate

    By Sheri HinkThe Wauneta Breeze The life of one of Wauneta’s shining stars was cut short Wednesday, April 25 when 20-year-old Cody Fanning died after falling from a moving pickup in Crete, where he was a junior at Doane College. Fanning, a 2009 Wauneta-...
  • Grant bloodmobile set for May 16

    Help ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need. Every day, patients in local communities are helped by blood donors who give at blood drives coordinated by generous volunteers. Below are just a few examples of patients recently helped by American...
  • Town of Elsie to hold garage sales

    Elsie will be holding community-wide garage sales Saturday, May 19. The following is a list of participants: • 309 Perkins Ave., Alenna Allison, Tami Cook and Karen Glunz: baby/kids clothes, misc. household goods. • 301 Perkins Ave., Tammy Hastings: ...
  • Students celebrate Arbor Day

      On Arbor Day the Wallace Lions presented the fourth grade class of Wallace School with pine trees. This was done in conjunction with the Nebraska Fourth Grade Foresters Project. The Lions Club purchased trees for the fifth and sixth grade classes a...
  • Wallace Lions Club plants trees

      On April 22, the Wallace Community Lions planted two skyline honeylocust trees in the Wallace Park after completing their trash pick-up along Highway 25. An important part of the Lions extension of service this year was to plant a million trees arou...
  • Wheatland grad inducted into Hall of Fame

    Patrick Lee, formerly of Elsie, was recently named as the 2012 recipient to the University of Nebraska Biological Systems Engineering Alumni Hall of Fame. The recognition honors those who have provided notable leadership and contribution to the agricultu...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    One thing leads to another By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist I have been attempting to clean out freezers in my house and get rid of all of those freezer bottom dwellers. You know you have them too! Those long lost popsicles stuck to the bottom, the ta...
  • What's Up

    Don’t look unless protected By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Nothing gets an astronomer salivating in anticipation faster than the words “solar eclipse.” Well, there are going to be a lot of slobbering astronomers for the next week or so as M...
  • Cogitation

    You’re never too old to enjoy going to prom By Jo McCormickMadrid Resident Last Month I alluded to how the Pioneers who settled Perkins County did not come here to let the vastness of the land, or the sometimes severe nature of the climate deter them ...
  • ‘See Nebraska Week’ kicks off

    Gov. Dave Heineman kicked off See Nebraska Week by announcing the 2012 Nebraska Passport program which promotes opportunities for summer travel across the state. “The 2012 Passport’s 80 unique stops highlight many of the great attractions that make o...
  • Walk to Health program begins

    Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department’s eighth annual Walk to Health walking program kicks off June 1st.  The program will last for 12 weeks.  Residents of all ages in the SWNPHD eight-county service area are encouraged to participate in the Wal...
  • May brings Buffalo Bill rodeo ticket specials

    Fans of the PRCA Hall of Fame Buffalo Bill Rodeo can take advantage of two ticket deals designed to save money! During the month of May, The Fan Pass is available as well as a buy three get one free promotion for Thursday night’s performance. The Fan Pa...
  • Nebraska Timetline

    Honeymoon in Omaha By the Nebraska State Historical Society “No other department in the court house offers such an excellent field for the study of human nature as the marriage license bureau,” wrote an observant Omaha Daily Bee reporter on Jan. 10,...
  • Miss Nebraska Celebrates 75th Anniversary

    Tickets for the Miss Nebraska scholarship program became available May 7. This year marks the 75th Anniversary. Featured guests in attendance will be Miss America 2011, Teresa Scanlon, NASA astronaut and Nebraska native Clayton Anderson, Patrick Thomas, f...
  • Life’s lessons from your mother

    By Bryan GoldenDare to Live Without Limits Your mother tried to teach you some valuable lessons. Moms have a unique ability to impart essential wisdom. Unfortunately, most of us were too young to really appreciate their value. Mother’s Day is a great ti...
  • “My Plate, My Way” gives dieters a personalized plan

    Following the release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPlate icon, comes the introduction of the My Plate, My Way interactive eating personality assessment tool developed by the beef checkoff. This tool will help Americans better und...
  • Science-based weather predictions can be trusted

    By Ken DeweyUNL Climatologist When hearing there’s a tornado watch, do you console yourself or your family with the idea that it can’t happen here? That we’re in a bowl that’s sheltered from tornadoes, or that we’re protected by an ancient Ind...