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  • Nebraska LEAD announces Fellows

    Doug Beck of Grant is among the LEAD participants.   Nebraska LEAD Group XXX participants were announced by Terry Hejny, director, Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program. The newest members of Nebraska’s premier two-year...
  • Composting workshop to be in North Platte Sept. 20

    A composting workshop is being offered to the general public and Extension Master Gardeners on Sept. 20 in North Platte. This workshop will start at 7 p.m. CDT, at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. St...
  • Plainsmen begin season with 27-0 win at Dundy County-Stratton

      Big runs and mistakes decide the game. By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Quarterback Michael York ran for two touchdowns and the Plainsmen defense stuffed the Tigers’ wingback offense to give Perkins County a 27-0, opening-game win over Du...
  • Lady Plainsmen win season opener

      By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff For the first time in years, the Lady Plainsmen were the victors in their season opener, a home game against the North Platte St. Pat’s Lady Irish Thursday, Sept. 1. The girls’ confidence was boosted in the fo...
  • Kemling medals at first XC meet in Kansas

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Goodland, Kan. was the site for the season’s first cross-country meet with Perkins County runners competing against eight schools.  Medaling in third place her first time on the course this season was Perkins County’s...
  • Big first half propels Wildcats to victory

      By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats did  something that sounds impossible Friday night, as they doubled their win total from last year in week one of the season. The Wildcats improved to 2-0 on the season, by coupling a week z...
  • Wildcats declaw Paxton Tigers

      By Christy Sheets Sports Writer It was a real battle of the cats against the Paxton Tigers in Wallace on Friday, Sept. 3. The Lady Cats defeated a young scrappy Tiger team in straight sets Friday night (25-7, 25-7, 25-13).  The Tigers were to...
  • Kuskie’s art to be featured in Nebraska 2011 calendar

    Janet Kuskie, a 10th grader from Perkins County Schools, is one of 13 Nebraska students whose art will be featured in the 2011 “Nebraska: Don’t Waste It!” environmental calendar.  The statewide contest is sponsored by the Nebraska Department of ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Every girl is a princess

    Despite all of the struggles and trials people may come across in their lives, every girl and woman needs to remember that they are a princess. I was recently reminded of this by a good friend in an afternoon chat. She handed me this recipe and told me...
  • Artbeat...Woodcarvers work on display at gallery

    Over 200 hand carved items are being featured at Meadowlark Gallery during the month of September. Local artisans and members of the North Platte and Wauneta carving clubs are the contributors for this month’s show. Local carver Archie Silvrants ...
  • Missionary to present at Zion Church in Grant

    The public is invited to a special mission event at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant, Saturday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. A potluck dinner will be held prior to the event at 6 p.m. Speaker for the evening is Gary W. Thies, a mission development counselor wi...
  • Free Training conference focuses on stalking

    Deadline for registration is Sept. 9   Investigating stalking and conducting threat assessments in domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking cases are among the topics to be covered in a training conference sponsored by the Nebraska State Patrol...
  • Ogallala Rendezvous set

    The 26th Annual Ogallala Indian Summer Rendezvous is set for Sept. 16-18 under the big tent in downtown Ogallala. Ogallala’s three-day fall festival is full of activities for the whole family.  Throughout the entire event, there will be entertainment,...
  • Rolling Stones scheduled to kick off Fathom events in Holyoke

    Live from Holyoke, it’s The Rolling Stones through Fathom events. The very first Fathom event will take place Thursday, Sept. 16 at the Peerless Theatre. For the first time in over 30 years, legendary concert footage from the tour will be unveiled by...
  • “Antique Road Show” at CWC

    Do you have an antique lying around your house?  Bring it over to the Christian Women’s Club “Antique Road Show” on Thursday, Sept. 16.  The Wallace Community Hall will be the place to bring curios and  trinkets, gadgets and tools.  Lynn Sw...
  • Annual safety conference Oct. 7 in Scottsbluff

    The Nebraska Safety Council of Lincoln is presenting the annual Panhandle Safety Conference and Exposition on Oct. 7 from 8:30 a.m.. to 3:30 p.m. at Western Nebraska Community College in the John N. Harms Advanced Technology Center. This conference is ...
  • Nebraska AIDS project sponsors statewide AIDS walk Sunday

    Nebraska AIDS Project (NAP) will sponsor the annual AIDS Walk “6 Cities, One Walk, One Purpose” on Sunday, Sept. 12 in Kearney and Hastings this year. The walk will be hosted at both locations simultaneously. Hastings will host their walk at the Ha...
  • Outdoor grilling not just for summer

    Labor Day is America’s third most popular outdoor grilling holiday, but not all Americans will pack away the barbecue grill after this celebration.   Outdoor grilling is at an all-time high, nearly double what it was 20 years ago, according to the m...
  • New car wash and laundromat opening east of Grant

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Opening in October, Denton Mastre’s new “Soap Box” car and truck wash and laundromat will provide one-stop cleanup just east of Grant along Highway 23. The busy businessman’s venture is his fourth. He current...
  • Majority of PCS students meet or exceed reading standards

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Nearly two-thirds of the state’s students met or exceeded the new reading standards according to results released by the Nebraska Department of Education.  Of the 147,337 students in grades three through eight and 11th ...