By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Despite a district court ruling that the occupation tax created in LB 701 is constitutional, Senator Mark Christensen said work will continue on legislation to insure the occupation tax is not special or close...
It has been cold, rainy, snowy, windy—and spring seemed like it was a world away last week. But now things are looking up.
Springtime means growth, color, warmth and beauty.
Spring smells like dirt—my second favorite smell behind that of pupp...
Enclosed is an article about what teachers make. This is for all teachers: mothers, father, brothers, sisters, coaches, spiritual political and community people.
What do teachers make?
The dinner guests were sitting around the table di...
For my birthday this year my husband purchased for me the best gift imaginable! He bought me a brand new Kitchen Aid mixer.
I have always wanted one. I practically drool when we walk down the appliance aisle in Walmart.
So on Valentine’s Day, n...
The Wallace Community Club in no longer in existence, but concerned citizens would like to find a (qualified) person to take charge of the Wallace Fall Festival for 2010 and further years.
A meeting is being held on March 22 at 7 p.m. at the Legion H...
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.
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, ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...