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  • Beef Show

    Market Beef Grand Champion: Mitchell Cornelius. Award sponsor: Burge Auction & Realty. Reserve Champion: Rebecca Cornelius. Award sponsor: HomeTown Agency. Purple: Elizabeth Krajewski, Hannah Robertson, Garret Pollard, Garret Pollard, Adam Lee,...
  • Swine Show

    Swine Show Junior Showmanship Haylee Lopez. Award Sponsor: Master Flooring Group. Intermediate  Showmanship Mariah Curtis. Award Sponsor: Adams Lumber Company Senior Showmanship Mitchell Cornelius. Award Sponsor: Adams Bank & Trust. Grand ...
  • Goat Show

    Goat Show Intermediate Showmanship Mariah Curtis. Award Sponsor: Perkins County Veterinary Hospital. Purple: Mariah Curtis.      Senior Showmanship Drew Curtis. Award Sponsor: Adam & Kathy Curtis family. Purple: Adam Lee, Drew Curtis, Akila...
  • Sheep Show

    Sheep Show Junior Showmanship Hannah Robertson. Award Sponsor: Adam & Kathy Curtis Family. Intermediate Showmanship Mariah Curtis. Award Sponsor: Valley Bank & Trust Company. Senior  Showmanship Drew Curtis. Award Sponsor: Adams Bank &a...
  • Horse Show Results

    Junior All Around (George) Cord Lee Award Sponsor: 21st Century Equipment Intermediate All Around Justin Koop Award Sponsor: 21st Century Equipment Senior All Around Tailor Lee Award Sponsor: Master Flooring Group, LLC   Grand Champion Mare Ca...
  • Style Revue Results

    Clothing Grand Champion Junior Stylist: Lillian Fournier. Award Sponsor: Head 2 Toe Reserve Champion Junior Stylist: Peyton Woodmancy. Award Sponsor: Grant Floral Grand Champion Senior Stylist: Jordyn Bartels. Award Sponsor: Grant Pharmacy Reser...
  • Irrigation study aided by technology

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Technology plays a key role in the study of irrigation water use in a five-acre demonstration corn plot southeast of Imperial.  This marks the first year of what will be a multi-year study to collect data to ...
  • FSA Scoop...Emergency problems defined

    Our FSA State Director has issued a press release for the state of Nebraska concerning the disaster conditions this year, and I’m inserting it into my column, as it is very informational. Programs and actions that may assist include: • Notice of ...
  • Big Springs to host university field day Aug. 10

    Efficient water usage will be the emphasis of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Extension Water and Crops Field Day scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Big Springs with field research tours at the West Central Water Resources Field Laboratory (WRFL)....
  • New webinar helps with irrigation scheduling decisions

    A new webinar series offered by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension helps producers make irrigation scheduling decisions based on data from soil water monitoring equipment. Irrigation scheduling can conserve water and money, but many producers do ...
  • NRCS announces projects to improve natural resources on private ag and forest lands

    Application deadline Aug. 11, through the Natural Resources Conservation Service.   Agriculture producers are now eligible to receive assistance to renovate shelterbelts, restore forested riparian buffers, increase irrigation efficiency and improve h...
  • Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) sign-up important for Nebraska

    “This sign-up opportunity for USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is critical to the Nebraska environment and for a greener and healthier America,” announced Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Dan Steinkruger.  “Interested farm...
  • Coed softball tourney held

    A coed softball tournament was held in conjunction with the Perkins County Fair, ending Thursday, July 29. The winning team included (Front row, l-r): Emily Carlson, Lisa York, Wendy Skeels, Sandy Waitley, Rachelle Fryzek, Amy Thelander. Back row: Kirk ...
  • A splashing good time at the fair

    Several teams were able to escape the upper 90s temps and cool off in the mud pit at the annual mud volleyball tournament held Friday, July 30 at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. Jordan Mahnken reaches for a stray ball while teammate Kye Kurkowski lends ...
  • Rifle competition to be held in Sept.

    All hunter education graduates who are at least 11 years old and have not graduated high school are invited to compete in the annual Nebraska High School Small Bore Rifle Silhouette Championships.  The event will be held Sept. 25 at Pressey Wildlife M...
  • Parents: make sure student has current immunizations

    It’s that time of year again, and where has the summer gone? With just a couple weeks until school starts make sure your children have their immunizations. In Nebraska, children are required to be protected by immunization against various diseases in o...
  • College students should get meningitis vaccine

    College season is almost underway. Parents who are preparing to send a child to college soon, make sure your student receives the meningitis vaccinations. Meningitis or “spinal meningitis” is an inflammation and an infection of the membranes that cov...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...How do you do it?

    As I lay on the couch a while back, my husband says to me, “How do you come up with your ideas each week?” My reply was simply, “I don’t know, I just do. I sit at my computer and think of things that have gone on and food that is good, and I writ...
  • What's Up...Search for the dark in the dark

    The dance of the planets still continues in the early evening sky, and will do so well into September. With a clear, unobstructed western horizon we can sit on the sidelines and enjoy the show. For a while even tiny, first-planet-out-from-the-Sun, Merc...
  • Beef cook-off seeking recipes for contest

    All entries for the “What’s for Dinner” beef cook-off must be received by the end of business on Friday, Aug. 27.   Does anyone have a creative, kid friendly beef recipe?  Could anyone use a new set of kitchen appliances?   If the answer is...