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  • Burge earns agricultural award

    Seth Burge of rural Grant, a 2012 graduate of Perkins County High School, has been awarded the 2012 DEKALB® Agricultural Accomplishment Award. Burge was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor which is sponsored by Monsanto Company. ...
  • Come celebrate 150th at FSA

    Refreshments are being served this week at the Grant center during regular business hours to commemorate the agency’s longevity. Six. That’s the total number of name changes the Farm Service Agency has seen since its birth in 1933. With each change c...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    An invitation for salvation By Father Mark PfeifferMother of Sorrows/St. Mary’s Catholic Church I have been highly favored to attend a Nebraska football game at Memorial stadium. The electricity in the air seems to pull us in, being captivated by the ...
  • Hats off to Wallace Class of 2012

      Wallace’s most recent graduating class celebrated their commencement following the ceremony on Saturday, May 5. Classmates include (Front row, l-r): Lexi Banks, Dalton Cline, Dustin Fosbinder, Hunter Franzen, Emily Hasenauer, Miki Hei, Brooke Ho...
  • May 15 Primary just days away

    By Jan GoffManaging Editor Sample ballots for the May 15 Primary Election are on Page 14 of this week’s issue for selecting candidates on federal and state tickets, senatorial and congressional races, along with local hospital board, commissioner and sc...
  • Council approves land purchase to install electric line

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor With the ever-increasing electric load at Perkins County Health Services, city council has approved the purchase of land for installation of a new underground electric line which is necessary to divert the circuit load. This act...
  • Pomp and Circumstance awaits PCS seniors

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Saturday, May 12 will mark a special day for 27 classmates who will be graduating from the halls of Perkins County High School at 1 p.m. The class of 2012 chose red, black and white as their colors and their motto is, “A ship ...
  • Input sought for 125th anniversary edition of Perkins County history

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor In order for the 125th anniversary committee to compile, publish and sell a book on Perkins County’s history in the near future, it is important that they receive input from the public. A book will be published depicting the l...
  • Candidates say important issues drew them into Senate race

    By Christine Scalora Nebraska News Service In addition to Attorney General Jon Bruning, State Sen. Deb Fischer, former investment adviser Pat Flynn, former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey and Treasurer Don Stenberg, five others will be on the May 15 primary ballo...
  • ENT physician seeing patients monthly in specialty clinic

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A new visiting physician is now seeing ENT outpatients at Perkins County Health Services  on a monthly basis. Philip Fitzpatrick, M.D. said his first day on May 1 went great. “It’s a wonderful facility with helpful staff,...
  • 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...