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  • Life in The Slow Lane

        Turkey hunting was made for kids By Ev TarrellAvid hunter, fisherman, and outdoor enthusiast The Nebraska Youth Shotgun Turkey season opens Saturday, April 7 across all of Nebraska. The great early spring warmth and our mild 2011 -2012 winter ...
  • Pheasant Run to host Spring Fling April 14

    The Annual Spring Fling membership meeting of the Pheasant Run Golf Course will be held Saturday, April 14, in the shelter. Starting at 4 p.m., there will be free soft drinks and appetizers and a social time. President Shawn Stutzman will begin the busin...
  • Coaches selected for All-Star Volleyball Game

    The volleyball coaches have been selected to lead the West and East teams for the 28th annual West Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Game. This year’s game will be played Saturday, June 2 in Scottsbluff at Cougar Palace on the campus of Western Nebraska’s ...
  • Walleye egg collection to begin

    The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will begin collecting walleye eggs earlier than usual this spring because of the recent warm weather. Closures and warnings for boaters and anglers again will be in place. Game and Parks staff began collecting walley...
  • Bowling News

    Bowling BagsWeek of March 22 High Game: Starla Stetson, 216;   Bernie DeForest, 202; Lori Wortman and Becky Simpson, 191. High Series; Starla Stetson, 572;   Bernie DeForest, 556; Becky Simpon, 531. USBC Awards: Sarah Himrich and JJ Treankler, 175 gam...
  • Third quarter PCHS honor roll students announced

        All A Honor Roll students at Perkins County High School for third quarter are (Front row, l-r): Timothy Johnson, Brady Mailand, Rebecca Cornelius, Tayler Walter, Sammy Snogren, Jessi Hoffert, Hannah Beck, Allison Kiolbasa, Callie Meyer. Back row...
  • Wallace speakers qualify for state tournament in Kearney

        Congratulations to the following State Speech qualifiers from Wallace High School. Both OID teams qualified for state. Teams include the following students: Emily Hasenauer, Landon Swedberg, Alex Lundvall, Mickayla Sheets, and Jackson Porter. T...
  • College Notes

    Dahlkoetter awarded for presentation Morningside College student Danielle Dahlkoetter, daughter of Dennis and Cynthia Dahlkoetter of Grant recently won a first-place award for her presentation at the Great Plains Students’ Psychology Convention at Nort...
  • Registration for MPCC’s 2012 summer/fall term began March 12

    New student registration for 2012 Summer and Fall classes at Mid-Plains Community College began Monday, March 12. Enrollment for current students has already begun. Course schedules are available at North Platte Community College’s North and South Campu...
  • Elsie farmer joins beef committee

    Steve Hanson, a cow-calf/feeding operator from Elsie was elected to the national Beef Promotion Operating Committee. THE BPOC is a 20-member producer panel that helps select and fund national beef demand-building programs with monies collected through the...
  • Farm Service Agency announces a general signup period for the Conservation Reserve Program

    Dan Steinkruger, State Executive Director for the Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA), announced that a Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup is underway now through April 6. This is the third consecutive year that USDA has offered a general CRP signup...
  • Western Nebraska likely to see reduced grasshopper numbers in 2012

    Adult grasshopper numbers decreased in 2011 in western Nebraska rangelands, despite a high risk of grasshopper infestation. Subsequently, the odds are lower for 2012 outbreaks in many areas, according to several University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension en...
  • NRCS apps for organic initiative due

    USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Craig Derickson reminds potential applicants to contact their local NRCS office soon to find out if they are eligible for the agency’s Organic Initiative. Applications for the seco...
  • Another Perspective

    Dad’s legacy lives on after 10 years By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher Last Sunday marked 10 years since my father took his last breath on this earth and joined the angels. Oh how vividly I recall that day. It was bitter sweet as death of someone near and ...
  • You never forget

    Dear Editor: There was a quiet, sullen, shrouded feeling throughout the community Saturday morning, March 17, after hearing of the deaths of two young people in a single-vehicle accident. It certainly opened old wounds for Elmer and me, from when we got t...
  • Rollover claims lives of two PCHS students

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The lives of two Grant families who had dreams and expectations for their teens were shattered by a fatal accident early Saturday morning on West 4th Street. Several communities in southwest Nebraska are grieving the loss of 1...
  • New administrator takes helm of Perkins County Health Services Foundation

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Being a people person, a native of Grant, and possessing drive and ambition, Jody Snogren will have no trouble getting acclimated to her new position as administrator of the Perkins County Health Services Foundation (PCHSF...
  • Cheer for students to achieve top performance in statewide assessments

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Fans of Perkins County Schools have an opportunity to cheer their students toward excellence in the upcoming weeks this spring. This is a little different type of competitiveness—students in grades three through eight and grad...
  • Public and businesses invited to “Connect Perkins County”

    An after-hours gathering at Perkins County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m,. will feature short talk on how to support and promote business growth. Drinks, hors d’ oeuvres. By Jan RahnManaging Editor Business owners, entrepreneurs and int...
  • Afternoon blaze threatens village of Venango

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Eight area departments joined in an effort last week to extinguish a fire that threatened Venango. According to Venango Fire Chief Steve Tucker, 28-and-a-half acres were destroyed on the southwest edge of the village on M...