For the third year, the Nebraska State College System (NSCS) is offering the Governor’s Opportunity Award.
A partnership with Gov. Dave Heineman, the scholarship is aimed at Nebraska high school seniors who plan to stay in the state after college and b...
Republican Plains Activity Conference (RPAC) held play production competition at Southwest Jr./Sr. High School in Bartley, Wednesday, Nov. 17.
Champion was Paxton, Hayes Center the runner-up.
Best actor was Wade Waugh of Paxton, best actress was Maggie ...
A Nebraska farmer regains his health by taking up exercise.
By Cheryl Tevis
Farm Issues Editor Healthy Manager
Bryan Kroeker wasn’t going to let the flu get him down. So after the July 2007 wheat harvest, the 48-year-old tried to ignore his mil...
By Ashleigh Noyes
As many of you may know, last year’s Thanksgiving in my family was pretty exciting. My biological family came from all around to attend the first Thanksgiving at my Dad’s house. Thinking back to that great day, th...
Nestled in America’s heartland lies a bakery that believes fruitcake is to be eaten and enjoyed!
“One taste of ours and you too will not be afraid to admit you like fruitcake!” says President Greg Leech.
For almost 50 years now the traditional hol...
Seat belts save lives, a message Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Troopers will be sending out to motorists during the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign Nov. 22-28.
The special enforcement designed to raise awareness of the need to wear a seat belt e...
By Ben Holmstedt
With winter around the corner it’s time to start thinking about dreaded snow storms and the sometimes daunting task of shoveling sidewalks.
Snow shoveling is a repetitive activity that can cause muscle strain t...
By Vernon Whetstone
At the time of this writing, I still haven’t put glass on Comet Hartley. Sometimes that is just the way it goes for astronomers, and comets are notorious for being elusive.
I have maps, star charts, and loca...
All are invited—come enjoy an abundant meal shared with friends, family or neighbors.
In its 26th year, the community Thanksgiving feast scheduled for Thursday promises to be an excellent meal and a good time of fellowship.
However, to make this ...
Retail businesses put their best foot forward during the Chamber open house event Thursday night. Kylie Hanson was among employees enjoying customers and handing out free samples at Grant Pharmacy. (Photos by Jan Rahn)
Violet Kosmicki enters a dr...
“November turkeys” including Harvey Brott (left) and Minnie Softley celebrated their special day at the Elsie monthly senior meal. (Photo by Joan Craig)...
In an effort to spread the Christmas spirit, again this Christmas season Angel Trees will be placed in churches around the county.
Each Angel Tree will hold cards on the branches and people may select a card and purchase the gift of choice.
Each card wi...
Jarrod Nielson of Wallace was the lucky winner of two Husker/C.U. football tickets last Thursday during the Chamber Christmas Open House in Grant.
The raffle was sponsored by the Grant United Methodist Mexico Mission team as a fundraiser to support the J...
Santa came to town, Cowboy Capitol Chorus barber shoppers entertained, food and cider aromas filled the air, turkeys were given away, shoppers delighted in bargains, and a good time was had by all who strolled the street last Thursday night during...
By Jan Rahn
Area schools received bilingual books from ESU 15 last week—expanding their libraries to promote literacy and the love of reading for all students.
The Wallace School library received approximately $205 worth of biling...
A first-ever turkey drawing during Chamber Christmas Open House made five shoppers very happy at the end of the evening when their names were called to receive a turkey for the holidays. Christmas shoppers who made a purchase at one of the Chamber...
By Christy Sheets
The Wallace Wildcats traveled to Grand Island on Wednesday, Nov. 10, practicing on the way, preparing for their first game in the state tournament.
Based on the Cats’ stellar season, and the fact that they won dist...
By Jan Rahn
Do you have a special memory of Veterans Day? Do you have a spot in your heart for a special veteran?
I have fond memories from my childhood of being patriotic—values that I absorbed from my parents. The ceremonies of Veterans ...
By Lori Pankonin
Birthday time is approaching for our grandson. What does a seven-year-old boy desire these days? I’m so certain that he would jump with delight at a contribution to his college fund. Or maybe not.
I think back a year...
This letter is about donations. At this time of year especially it seems like every club, church, group, people are all asking you to donate for just about anything.
I am on a fixed income and it is hard for me to give to the church, and th...