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  • PCHS speakers capture district title

    Competing in a field of nine  schools, the varsity members of the Perkins County High School  competitive speech team compiled 138 points to secure first place team honors at the C2-6 District Speech Contest held on Monday, March 8 at PCHS.  Student...
  • Wallace sending eight to state

    Wallace High School will be taking eight students in 12 events to the state speech contest held in Kearney on Friday, March 19.  However, the team will be leaving on Wednesday because they were honored to be asked by the NSAA to be runners for Class A, ...
  • Academic All-State winners announced

    The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is proud to recognize the Nebraska high school students who have earned 2010 NSAA winter Academic All-State awards.  This NSAA program recognizes students who meet the criteria for nomination by their ...
  • Donors support Red Cross at bloodmobile

    The recent Elsie/Madrid Blood Drive held March 12, once again was successful. Although the  goal was short by one unit, coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis reported that a great number of donors took time out of their busy schedule to help su...
  • Severe weather poster contest winners named

    PCS students receive recognition. Tornado safety tips were the focus of Hannah Kopersk’s winning poster in the 2010 Severe Weather Poster Contest sponsored by the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency, National Weather Service and Nebraska Associatio...
  • Tri-County Teachers making scholarship availabl

    The Tri-County Teachers have a $200 scholarship available for a girl graduating from an area high school.   She must be interested in going into the field of education.  Selection will be based on GPA, school activities, and need. Applications may ...
  • Popular internet site is no place for kids

    By Jon Bruning Nebraska Attorney General Protecting kids has been my long time goal, both personally and professionally. As Attorney General, I’ve pushed hard for tougher penalties for those who use the Internet to prey on our children. Unfortunate...
  • Caring for children conference set for March 27

    The annual Caring for Children Conference will be held on Saturday, March 27.  The conference, which is sponsored by the High Plains Early Childhood Professional Development Partnership, is set for McCook Community College from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cen...
  • Calkins sets alley record

    Phil Calkins (center) bowled the highest series ever during sanctioned play in Cornhusker Lanes. Calkins, bowling for Melody Lanes, rolled a 783 series during the Ogallala USBC city tournament team event recently. He bowls regularly for FCA during the W...
  • Law changes hunter ed requirement language

    Gov. Heineman has signed into law a bill that closes a loophole on language pertaining to the Apprentice Hunter Education Exemption Certificate. Statutes had stated that a hunter holding an Apprentice Hunter Education Exemption Certificate must be acco...
  • Torch runners needed for state games

    Nebraskans are invited to run a mile with the torch in the Nebraska National Guard and Air Guard, Cornhusker State Games Torch Run.  The Torch Run, sponsored by the Nebraska Army National Guard and Air National Guard, will kick off on May 3 at the Wyo...
  • Disability summit offers opportunities for families and guardians

    Families, guardians, advocates and friends of individuals with developmental disabilities can attend sessions planned specifically for them at the March 25-27 Developmental Disabilities Summit.  “Having families and guardians  If families or guar...
  • Nebraska WISEWOMAN: taking care of hearts and minds alike

    By Cathy Dillon NE Dept. of HHS Heart disease is the number one  killer of Nebraska women, yet so many of us worry about cancer. Breast cancer in particular.  Fortunately for Nebraska women and those who love them most, the Nebraska Department of H...
  • Register now for rural conference

    Registrations are being accepted for the Rural Jobs, Rural Opportunities Conference being held Monday, March 29 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 110 Second Ave. in Kearney, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CT.   Focus will be placed on linking financial and...
  • Agricultural land values up 4.4 percent statewide says survey

    Agricultural land values in Nebraska increased about 4.4 percent in the last year, with rises in cropland values offsetting declines in rangeland, according to preliminary findings from the 2010 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey. Overall, agricultural l...
  • State FFA Foundation seeks award nominees

    Members of the Nebraska FFA Foundation are seeking nominations of Nebraska high school agricultural educators/FFA advisors for the second annual “Gary Scharf Helping Hand Award.” Tammy Meyer, executive director of the Foundation, said that nominati...
  • Haiti and Chile earthquakes register in Nebraska

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists say that recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile temporarily affected groundwater levels in Nebraska.  The hydroseismic activity–the effect that seismic waves have on groundwater–likely would have been misse...
  • Water/lotto released

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The February figures for water use and gaming were released by Grant City Council at the March 9 meeting.  Water Usage During the month of February there were approximately 3.9 million gallons of water used, which is a d...
  • More budget cuts on the agenda this week for unicameral

    Telephone conference report to Imperial, Grant, Palisade on Tuesday, March 16. By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze It’s a relatively calm week for  District 44 state senator Mark Christensen, despite hearings on budget cuts and the recent Republican ...
  • Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

      Kindergartners from Grant Elementary enjoyed spending time at Hastings Memorial Library listening to Robin Schroder during Read-Across-America in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday last week. Taking an active part in the story are (clockwise from bottom...