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  • SPVA names All-Association Volleyball Team 2009

    The South Platte Valley Association announced the following as their 2009 All Association Volleyball Team: Mackenzie Hite, Jenni Sis and Tanya Metcalf of Perkins County; Shannon Liewer of Chase County; Ann Kuroki and Dana Elsasser of Hershey; Kassi Schuet...
  • Medicare reviewer will be in Grant

    It is time to think about having Medicare Part D reviewed.  Nancy Frecks, UNL extension educator, Southwest Four, will be in Grant Dec. 2 and 9. Make an appointment by calling the Perkins County Extension Office, 308-352-4340 or call toll free    1-80...
  • Reinke recognizes Grant-based dealership with Gold Pride Award

    Reinke® Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanized irrigation systems, is excited to announce that Wendell’s Irrigation Sales & Service Inc., of Grant has received a Gold Reinke Pride award in recognition of the company’s 2008-2009...
  • Cattlemen will address challenges and opportunities Dec. 9-11 in Kearney

    Cattle producers from throughout the state will gather in Kearney Dec. 9-11 for the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Annual Convention and Trade Show at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. They will receive updates, discuss challenges and opportunities and help sha...
  • Natural Resources District board discusses issues of water-short year regulations

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican With most of their business  taken care of, board members of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) spent about an hour at a recent regular meeting talking about regulations proposed for water-shor...
  • Accident injures two from Imperial

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Two men from Imperial were injured in an early Sunday morning, Nov. 15 accident in Perkins County. Will Morales, 24, and Cody Wooden, 25, both sustained injuries in the accident, about a mile west of Grainton on Highw...
  • City holds annexation hearing

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Grant City Council held a hearing on proposed annexation during their regular meting Tuesday, Nov. 10. Thirty-seven community patrons attended the hearing to gain information, express opinions and ask questions about the propose...
  • One-Act cast will clown around on stage Tuesday night Nov. 24

    Students will perform “One of Our Clowns is Missing,” Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7:30 followed by dessert with a free will offering to benefit the school. By Joe CraigStudent Intern     It has been roughly five weeks  since the Perkins County High Scho...
  • Charges filed in woman’s death

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Charges have been filed in Perkins County Court against Benjamin J. Pelster, 32, of rural Elsie for motor vehicle homicide, a Class I Misdemeanor, in the death of 28-year-old Debra Palser of Elsie on July 13, two-and-a-half mile...
  • Angel Trees placed in churches

    The Perkins County Ministerial Association will be placing Angel Trees in each church in the county and Pinnacle Bank this year. The project takes the place of the Magi Store held in past years. The Angel Trees will have cards with the age and gender, to...
  • Veterans honored during annual observance

    Our nation’s military heroes who gave their lives preserving freedom, those who have served their country in the Armed Forces, and those who are actively serving today were recognized during a Veterans Day program at Perkins County High School in Grant....
  • Tom Baker announces run for legislature

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican A former District 44 state senator  wants his old job back. Tom Baker of Trenton plans to run for his former legislative seat next year, now held by Mark Christensen of Imperial. Baker, 61, hinted of a possible run i...
  • Applicants needed to help with U.S. Census

    Apply to become a census taker by calling the North Platte U.S. Census Bureau at 308-221-3040 or the national toll free number 1-866-861-2010 to receive an employment test. Good pay, mileage reimbursement. By Jan RahnManaging Editor It’s the goal of t...
  • Red Cross will get cards to troops and veterans

    Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) recently announced the American Red Cross will again deliver holiday cards to American military personnel, veterans, and their families across the country and around the world.  Smith’s district offices in Scottsbluff and Grand...
  • Coat drive underway

    The Perkins County Jr. High Student Council will be holding their First Annual Coat Drive Nov. 16-30.  The students will be collecting winter clothing, including coats, jackets, mittens, gloves, hats and scarves.   The items collected will be distribute...
  • First quarter honor roll announced at Perkins County High School

    Students on the first quarter honor roll have been announced at Perkins County High School.A Honor Roll On the A Honor roll are seniors Elisa Carlson, Kye Kurkowski, Jenni Sis; juniors Jessica Day, Jeremy Hagan, Calla Mailand and Zac White; sophomores K...
  • Voice of Democracy winners announced

    Twenty-one students in Diana Tate’s speech class at Perkins County High School entered this year’s Voice of Democracy contest sponsored by VFW Post 1252. This year’s theme was, “Does America Still Have Heroes?” The students submitted tape reco...
  • City releases water and lotto figures

    Grant City Council released the October figures for water usage and lotto at their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday Nov. 10. The figures released for publication are: Water usage: During the month of October, water usage was down considerably from the ...
  • Add the art gallery to your holiday open house schedule

    While feasting on the refreshments and offerings at local businesses during the open house tonight (Thursday), folks strolling the streets are invited to a “feast for the eyes” at Meadowlark Gallery in Grant. On display is a kaleidoscope of colors in ...
  • PCS girls quintet to sing National Anthem at state football finals

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Five very proud young ladies from Perkins County High School  have been selected to sing the National Anthem prior to the start of the NSAA football championship finals on Tuesday, Nov. 24. The girls will sing at approximately ...