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  • ‘Freedom From Smoking’ class beginning March 1

    The Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise will offer the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program for seven weeks beginning March 1.  The class will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday evenings in Room 124 on the South Campus of N...
  • What’s New...at your local library

    By Robin Quinn City Librarian Ready to renovate your bathroom?  Looking for a new knitting pattern?   Hastings Memorial Library is trying out some online databases and wants you to take a look.   Through the end of March, the library will be tes...
  • Mealtime Makeovers - A chilly day in 1985

    Exactly 25 years ago, on Feb. 19, 1985, I was brought into this world by a very generous woman. That woman then gave the most precious gift she could possibly ever give, to two very deserving individuals. She blessed them with a child that they could cal...
  • Schulze is district wrestling champion

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff Plainsmen wrestling season began to wind down with Class D-4 district competition held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13 at Sutherland High School. Perkins County was one of 18 teams vying for positions at the state level...
  • Ogallala breaks out for early lead, keeps Lady Plainsmen at arm’s length

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer  Too much Lisa Havermann  spelled defeat for the Lady Plainsmen; the senior swing forward reached into the rim from near and far for 20 points and the Lady Indians took a convincing 55-43 win in Ogallala Thursday ...
  • Lady Plainsmen steal, shoot their way to blowout win over Lady Storm

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer The Lady Plainsmen pressed  Creek Valley’s ball handlers, lobbed long outlet passes and feasted under the basket in beating the Lady Storm like a tribal drum, 60-32 Tuesday night (Feb. 9) in Chappell. Almost en...
  • Ogallala overtakes PC, pulls last-second win with tight defense

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer  Indians center Jerik Victory hit  the warpath and burned 11 fourth quarter points on the board–including the game winner from 17 feet away–allowing his team to steal a last-second, 48-47 win from the Plainsme...
  • PC duo’s dynamics calm Creek Valley Storm’s bid for an upset

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer  Kye Kurkowski and Michael  York tag-teamed Creek Valley’s defense to score 24 and 22 points respectively and propelled their Plainsmen to a 64-57 win Tuesday night (Feb. 9) in Chappell. Towering over every St...
  • Wallace Wildcats defeat Cyclones, fall to Hitchcock County Falcons

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats picked up their third win of the year in Stapleton Thursday night, when they defeated the Stapleton/McPherson County Cyclones 55-48.  The Wildcats jumped on the Cyclones early behind the offensi...
  • A rough week for the Lady Cats

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer Thursday, Feb. 11, the Wallace  Wildcats traveled to Stapleton to face the SMC Cyclones. In the first quarter it was clear that the ladies came to play matching the Cyclones shot for shot. The first quarter ended with t...
  • Wallace students attend choir clinic

    Wallace School students participated in a conference choir clinic at Hayes Center on Monday, Feb. 8. Other attending schools included Maywood, Paxton, Hayes Center, Hitchcock County, Dundy County/Stratton and Wauneta/Palisade, with each  choir performi...
  • Christensen forging ahead with occupation tax fix

     He said Republican Basin must remain proactive and work together better. By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican More than 60 people from the area including irrigators and business owners came to Imperial Monday to hear an update on water issues...
  • EPA rules show corn ethanol reduces emissions

    The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized new rules which show that corn ethanol complies with the 20 percent reduction in emissions required by the Renewable Fuels Standard. The RFS is a 2007 federal law which mandates increased use of biofuel...
  • Tucked in a corn crib

    Myron Harms has 10 new baby calves at his farm northwest of Madrid. The little ones and their mothers braved snow showers in the night Sunday and a bitter day Monday with high winds and temperatures in the teens. The USDA National Agricultural Statistic...
  • ‘One Toe in the Grave’ dinner theatre tickets go on sale Feb. 15

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor It has been four years since area residents have had the pleasure of enjoying an evening of fine dining accompanied by local talent on stage.  The Perkins County Area Arts Council is sponsoring a dinner theatre on March 1...
  • New candidates file for school board and commissioner seats

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Another challenger has entered the District 3 Commissioner race in Perkins County Filing as an incumbent for the seat last week was Darrell Pierce.  Pierce is best known for his role as a member on Grant City Council. ...
  • New Digital mammography coming to PCHS

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The radiology department at Perkins County Health Services will soon install a digital mammography machine—the first of its kind in the area. Detecting breast cancer at its earliest possible stages dramatically increases...
  • Retirement of cook opens fall position at Perkins County Schools

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Meal time at Perkins County High School will seem different next fall to students, faculty and staff who are used to seeing a familiar face behind the counter. No longer will Food Service Manager Joyce Hightower be creatin...
  • Perpetrators are targeting grandparents in latest scam

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff Jim Hegarty, president of the Omaha Better Business Bureau office said that incidents being referred to as the “grandparent scam” are being reported  to bureau offices around the country. “It’s just another t...
  • H1N1 death reported to DHHS

    The Douglas County Health Department reported an H1N1 death to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  The Douglas County man was in his 30s and had underlying health conditions. Because of state statutes, the name and other deta...