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  • Live Healthy Nebraska registration opens Dec. 15

    Live Healthy Nebraska, a new team wellness challenge from the Nebraska Sports Council, opened for registration on Tuesday, Dec. 15.   The 100-day weight-loss/physical activity challenge begins Jan. 14, and organizers expect more than 10,000 participan...
  • Play production team receives superior

    Perkins County play production team gave their best performance of the season on Friday, Dec. 11 at the Class C2 State Play Production competition, according to Director Dawnell Glunz. The team received a superior rating and ranked fifth for their perfor...
  • Area tax professional celebrates milestone anniversary

    LaVern Poppe of Poppe’s Tax Service celebrates 20 years of professional affiliation with the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP), a nonprofit professional association founded in 1979, and committed to excellence in taxation.  NATP membe...
  • Pfc Dunn deployed

    Army Pfc. Edward T. Dunn, a 2004 Ogallala High School graduate, has been mobilized and activated for deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the official name given to military o...
  • Wrestlers travel to Gordon for meet two

    Plainsmen wrestlers got their longest road trip out of the way early in the season with the Gordon/Rushville Invitational Saturday, Dec. 12. Meeting with 13 other teams, Perkins County finished in 12th place with 28 team points. Top team and pin tour...
  • Strong performances from Kurkowski, Jones

    by Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Plainsman center Kye Kurkows-ki fired off almost every weapon in his arsenal and enabled Perkins County to leave Gothenburg with a 49-36 win over the Swedes Saturday night.  Kurkowski flicked six field goals and ...
  • Gym dedicated to Pritchetts

    Pritchett Court within the newly named Larry and Marlene Pritchett Gymnasium was dedicated in their honor when the Plainsmen hosted the Kimball Longhorns Friday evening. Pritchett retired as athletic director at the end of the 2008-09 school term with a b...
  • Special Olympians receive ribbons at bowling tourney

    Area Special Olympics athletes bowled in the West Region bowling tournament Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at Cornhusker Lanes in Ogallala. Almost 70 athletes from Alliance, Chadron, Sidney, Scottsbluff and TriCounty (Perkins, Keith and Garden counties) particip...
  • Gothenburg, Kimball girls take wins from Lady Plainsmen last weekend

    by Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer The Lady Plainsmen earned a  35-29  lead after three quarters in Gothenburg, but the Lady Swedes’ three three-point plays and two open cutters took a come-from-behind, 48-42 win away from Perkins County, who los...
  • Wildcats show improvement despite weekend losses

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer Coming off a blowout loss at Wauneta-Palisade during the season’s opening weekend, the Wallace Wildcats hosted another very talented team in the Maxwell Wildcats last Friday. Despite losing 67-49, Wallace showed si...
  • Intensity builds as Lady Cats face week two of competition

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer On Friday night the Cats hosted the Maxwell Wildcats. The Lady Cats were primed and ready for the epic battle of the Wildcats.  The first quarter ended with Wallace trailing by three, 11 to 14. The second quarter, Max...
  • Feb. 1 is cutoff for farmers to enroll in conservation

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has set Feb. 1 as the cutoff to rank applications from farmers and ranchers wishing to receive cost-share funds for the installation of soil, water, grazing, or wildlife practices, according to NRCS....
  • Commodity loan deadline ahead

    We wish to remind producers considering a commodity loan before the end of the year, that they need to allow up to two weeks before Dec. 31 to get the loan requested, processed, and funds disbursed if they want the income in 2009.   This is due to the...
  • Farm Bureau members

    Members of Perkins County Farm Bureau joined members from across the state at the 2009 Nebraska Farm Bureau convention in Kearney Dec. 7-8. Showing their opposition to the mandatory cap and trade programs as a response to the climate change issue are (l...
  • Alliance native Rebekah Davis seeking Third District Congressional seat

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Alliance native Rebekah Davis  wants to represent Nebraska’s 3rd Congressional District in Washington, D.C.  Davis, 28, a Democrat, said Nebraska has just five voices in Congress and believes all five shou...
  • Lake McConaughy reaches one million acre-feet for first time in seven years

    For the first time in almost a decade, Lake McConaughy surpassed 1 million acre-feet of water, reaching the seven-digit figure on Wednesday. Lake McConaughy has not held more than 1 million acre-feet of water in nine years, since 2002. On Monday (today...
  • Lucky winner present at drawing

    Ramiro Bazan (front) is the winner of $100 in Chamber Bucks. Bazan’s name was the first called at the first drawing on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Hatch’s and because he was present his winnings doubled. Others who won but not present were Norma Jean Kuskie, ...
  • Elsie to celebrate

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Monday, Dec. 14 has been set aside to celebrate Christmas in Elsie.  Some of the businesses in town will have refreshments throughout the day, leading up to the evening’s events for the annual community holiday celebrat...
  • Nebraska schools brace for $32 million in state aid cuts

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The state’s public schools have achieved a victory for now, knowing, however, there will be major cuts in state aid for the 2010-11 school year as a result of Legislative Bill 5 addressing a projected $334 million budget s...
  • One Act teams state bound

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