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  • Essay contest worth $1000 offered to students age 11-14

    First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO) and State Treasurer Don Stenberg recently announced the launch of the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST) “Focus on a Career” essay contest for Nebraska students, ages 11-14. The contest asks students to descr...
  • Heritage Nebraska searching for Hidden Treasures

    Heritage Nebraska launched a statewide search for Nebraska’s most outstanding hidden treasures, fading places and destination places.What Judges are Seeking For hidden treasures, the selection panel is looking for special places which don’t receive mu...
  • Nebraska Timeline

    The dandelion rake “Kearney has it and has it bad,” said the Kearney Daily Hub on May 14, 1902. “The dandelion is taking the town, literally overrunning it from end to end, covering lawns and terraces, and furnishing ‘greens’ enough to supply t...
  • Nebraska Lottery third quarter sales set record

    A historic Mega Millions jackpot, enhancements to Powerball, and strong Scratch game offerings helped set a new sales record for the Nebraska Lottery’s third quarter. Total sales of Scratch and Lotto tickets for the months of January, February, and Marc...
  • Foster care recognized in May

    This May, join Saint Francis Community Services in Grand Island in recognizing the compassionate men and women who make a difference in the life of a child by serving as foster parents. National Foster Care Month salutes the everyday heroes who nurture th...
  • Wireless emergency alerts keep public safer

    To enhance public safety, a free Wireless Emergency Alerts service is rolling out. WEA (pronounced “wee”) messages are text-like alert messages received by a mobile device during an emergency in the area. The purpose of WEA is to provide an increasin...
  • 2012 Boys and Girls State selections made

    Selections have been made for high school juniors who will represent local legion posts and auxiliaries at Cornhusker Boys and Girls State June 3-9 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln downtown campus. The annual citizenship program, sponsored by the Ame...
  • Perkins County graduation includes special music, speakers

      Providing a musical number by Rascal Flatts, “Movin’ On,” were (l-r): Tori Osler, Emma Friedel and Ethan Behrends. (Photos by Jan Rahn)   Speakers for the 2012 graduation ceremony were class officers (top-bottom): Ashley Kemling, Trevor Lee...
  • What are ya doin’ after the show?

      Slightly distracted during their portion of the elementary spring concert entitled “It’s Saturday” held on Tuesday, May 8 are (Front row, l-r): Job Kohl, Meghan Bishop. Back: Autumn Anderson, Kayton Adams. (Photo by DeAnn Zwickl)...
  • PCS activity schedule

    May 17-23All Times Mountain Thursday, May 17End of fourth quarter/second semester1:30 p.m.    Dismissal 9-12Friday, May 18Teacher workdayBoys/girls varsity track at NSAA state meet, OmahaSaturday, May 19Boys/girls varsity track at NSAA state meet, Oma...
  • Burge is recipient of 2012 4-H scholarship

    The Perkins County 4-H Foundation is pleased to announce Seth Burge as the recipient of its 2012 scholarship. Seth is the son of Daniel and Julie Burge and Valerie and Robert Hochstein. Each year, the Perkins County 4-H Foundation awards one scholarship...
  • Funds used toward classroom technology

    Perkins County Middle School teachers Marcia Graney and Shayne Hite applied for the John Russell Applegate Fund for Teachers and received funds for purchasing 10 new Echo Livescribe pens. These pens are used for various things. They can be used to record...
  • Wallace students’ Project 1,000 meets goal

      Early in the school year, fifth grade students from Wallace Elementary wanted to do a service project based on their Power of 10 class bulletin board.   The Power of 10 is simply doing something with that extra 10 percent  effort. They came up wit...
  • College Notes

    UNO holds commencement More than 1,500 students received degrees Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5, during the spring University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) commencement ceremony. The two-day graduation weekend event is a new tradition for the university...
  • Students honored as Big Red Stars

    Amanda Reichert and Hunter Coats of Grant were among Nebraska eighth graders who were recognized by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for their academic excellence, leadership and perseverance May 10 at the 2012 Big Red Stars Recognition Ceremony. Big Re...
  • Wallace science department receives grant

    The Wallace Science Department was given a literary boost this spring by a grant from the John Applegate Foundation. Ten Touch Kindles with green covers were provided by the grant. Science teacher, Mrs. Lisa Jameson said the Kindles will help improve scie...
  • More summer sessions begin at Chadron

    Even if students didn’t get signed up for the first session of summer courses at Chadron State College, they still have opportunities to “hit the books” before fall arrives. The summer semester’s first session began Monday, May 7. The other two st...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Parents are very special By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director This column is being written on Mother’s Day. My Mother was a strong influence in my life just like a lot of mothers in this world. I didn’t come from a one parent family, but ...
  • Eleven athletes will represent Perkins County at state track

        The Plainsmen girls team captured the C-11 District title at Hershey last week. By Jan RahnManaging Editor As C-11 District Champs, the Plainsmen girls team is sending five qualifiers and one alternate to the State Track Meet at Omaha Burke S...
  • Wildcat track season closes at districts

      By Elizabeth StrandSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats closed their 2012 season at the D10 District Meet in Sutherland on Wednesday, May 9.  Although this was the end of the road for the Wildcats, several athletes took advantage of the day and earn...