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  • Village Inn serves up pink pie to fight breast cancer

    During October, Village Inn commits $1 donation from the sale of each Pink Ribbon French Silk™ Pie Joining the fight against breast cancer just got as easy as pink pie.  From Oct. 1- 31, Village Inn Restaurants is supporting the nationwide effort ...
  • Home health gives elders confidence to live independently in their own homes

    Hi Line Home Health provides Lifeline personal response services 24-hours a day, 365-days-a-year to seniors in the surrounding communities.  The service provides quick assistance whenever personal support is needed especially in a medical emergency. ...
  • Parenting class offered

    Parenting is full of surprises–some pleasant, some frustrating and some painful.  “Common Sense Parenting” will be offered on Mondays, Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 22 at Heartland Counseling in Ogallala, 401 West 1st Street.  The program will help paren...
  • Lawn winterizing tips offered

    By David Lott UNL Extension Horticulturist As I mowed my yard this  weekend, I couldn’t help but think about the jobs I needed to take care of in my lawn. There are several items that need to be taken care of now if they haven’t been already.  ...
  • The new order for CPR, is C-A-B

      The American Heart Association is re-arranging the ABCs of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in its 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, published in Circulation: Journal of t...
  • Oct. 30 Pet Halloween Costume Contest to benefit animal shelter

    Come support the animal shelter at this fun fundraiser—food, prizes.   By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Dress up your pet and join in the fun when the Perkins County Animal Shelter hosts a Halloween benefit. What a great concept for Halloween—showca...
  • Imperial cafe to host folk singer

    Boise indie Americana/folkstress Sarah Sample is on tour supporting her new release “Someday, Someday” with a performance at Smokin Leroys on Wednesday, Nov. 10 in Imperial, east of the grocery on 12th Street.  Produced by Scott Wiley (Elliot Smit...
  • Roller rink holds contest

      Six Aces Roller Rink held their annual costume party on Saturday, Oct. 15. Skaters of all ages wore costumes while skating for an evening of fun and games. Prizes were awarded for best costumes in different age groups and overall best costume. Winne...
  • Shaun Meyer appointed to CIMRO board

    CIMRO of Nebraska, the Nebraska Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), recently announced the appointment of Shaun Meyer to its board of directors. Meyer’s three-year term began in May 2010 and will continue through May 2013. CIMRO of Nebra...
  • Six candidates contend for three school board seats

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Three open seats on the Board of Education of Perkins County School will be filled on Nov. 2 when six candidates vie for one of the positions. They include Ryan Hendricks, Amy Kroeker, Scott Osler, Jill Pelster, Michaela P...
  • Discussion continues on increasing water rates to support future projects

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Further discussion was held on a possible water rate increase by Grant City Council members during their regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 12. The purpose of an increase would be to have funds on hand for major projects down t...
  • Art gallery open house to feature local publisher and Perkins County authors

      On Sunday, Oct. 24, enjoy refreshments while visiting with Linda Young of MaxQ Enterprises LLC publishing company of Grant, purchase limited editions, and learn how to get a book published.    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Introduction of a lo...
  • Election fast approaching

    • Early voting is underway at the clerk’s office. An application requesting a ballot appeared in last week’s issue. • Oct. 22 - Last day for in-person voter registration.        Clerk’s office open until 6 p.m. • Oct. 27 -Last day t...
  • Another Perspective...Scam danger overlooked if friend in need

    Scams are everywhere. We’re constantly warned about them. BEWARE! We hear examples how they’re used to prey upon older people. Yet last week when I got an email from a friend, who had his bags stolen while in the UK and needed help, my heart flashe...
  • NRD reduces allocation on bypassed wells

    Bypass mechanisms active on five wells. By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Allocation on five irrigation wells with active meter bypasses will be reduced significantly following action of the Upper Republican Natural Resources Board (URNRD) Tu...
  • 4-H news and events

    • Cheesecake fundraiser Oct. 15-29 (sales); pickup and delivery Nov. 14, Perkins County Courthouse. Sales forms available at extension office Friday, Oct. 15. • Decorate Your Duds workshop T-shirt fun, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. Perkins County Fairgrounds. RS...
  • NRD developing incentives to retire irrigated acres

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Reducing the amount of  irrigation water pumped in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) remains a key focus of the URNRD board.  During their monthly meeting last week, Manager Jasper Fann...
  • Arbitrator favors Kansas in newest water ruling

    By John Milburn Associated Press Writer A federal arbitrator has ruled in favor of Kansas in disputes with Colorado and Nebraska over the use of water from the Republican River. Kansas Attorney General Steve Six said Friday two issues were in play re...
  • New Nebraska Corn Board manual covers feeding distillers grains to cattle on forage

    Research shows forage fed cattle often perform better when corn products like distillers grains are made available, especially during the winter months. To assist cattle producers in assessing the opportunity of feeding corn co-products produced by eth...
  • Stay alert during harvest season

    Nebraska motorists are reminded to use extra caution and pay special attention as harvest season is underway. Drivers can expect to see an increase in agricultural equipment on state roadways.  In addition to farm implements, motorists are also encour...