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Fischer’s stop raises several questions by residents

Fischer’s stop raises several questions by residents

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Questions on immigration, clean air and water, veterans issues, Medicare/Social Security and education were posed to U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer Monday at a listening session in Imperial. Twenty-five area residents attended the meeting where, at time...

Commissioners lower tax request for 2015-16

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor With a tweak in the draft budget, the Perkins County Commissioners lowered their tax request by $21,000. “This is where we want to be,” said Commissioner Steve Tucker at the commissioners last meeting on Monday, Aug. 17. According to Assessor Bonnie Appel, who a...

Propane likely cause of house fire in Grant

Propane likely cause of house fire in Grant

    By Becky Uehling Managing Editor Ignition of propane gas is believed to be the blame of a fire that occurred on Thursday, Aug. 20 under a trailer house located at 306 W. 10th St. in Grant, according to Grant Fire Department’s Senior Captain Rick Dreiling. The house belongs to Merle ...

Tate starts 41st year of teaching

Tate starts 41st year of teaching

    By Becky Uehling Managing Editor For 37 years teacher Diana Tate has daily walked up the three flights of stairs to her room at Perkins County High School. Even after an elevator was installed in the building, Tate still took the stairs. “Of course I do. It’s good exercise,” s...

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Open Practice: Perkins County Schools’ football and volleyball teams will have an open practice where the public is invited to come and watch on Friday, Aug. 28 with  volleyball starting at 5 p.m. and football starting at 6 p.m. There is no cost to come and watch.

PCHS Lot Open: Perkins County Health Services has announced the south hospital parking lot has reopened for all ambulatory crews, emergencies, patients, visitors and employees. Also, parking lot F is now available for employee parking.

Fundraiser To Be Held: A soup supper to raise money to build a house for Gary and Joan Ott will be held
Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Wallace High School Gym, Wallace Neb. The evening events start at 5 p.m. with a dinner, silent auction, entertainment and a live auction. The “Ott Friends” are sponsoring this fundraiser. Free will donation will be accepted.

Construction Class: Mid-Plains Community College-Ogallala campus will offer a basic building construction class beginning on September 3 through December 10. The class will help those wanting to get a job in construction or just want skills for a do-it-yourself project. For more information, contact the Ogallala campus at 284-9830.

Siren Testing: The next siren testing for the Perkins County Emergency Management Warning System will be Monday, Sept. 7.

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PC Community foundation, USDA, others, work together to fight hunger

PC Community foundation, USDA,  others, work together to fight hunger

    By Janet Lagler Tribune Staff When the cupboard is bare and families are hungry, the Perkins County Food Pantry is there to help. However, because of this, there is always a great need of...

Johnson completes Eagle Scout project

Johnson completes Eagle Scout project

Wallace community comes together to help couple

  By Janet Lagler Tribune Staff What do you do and where do you go after 17 inches of rain water flows through your house and you have nothing left? One Wallace couple is finding out. June 17,...

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PC cheerleaders compete

PC cheerleaders compete

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze With more dancers than normal to watch, a large crowd gathered Saturday afternoon to enjoy the Dance Crew Contest in the Open Air Pavilion of the Chase County Fair....

Perkins County cross country will have 19 runners

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor The Perkins County cross country team will have a total of 19 runners this year, eight of them returning veterans. “The majority of the team is young,” said Coach...

PCHS volleyball team has experience for 2015

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor Although the team has only two seniors, the Perkins County volleyball team does have experience, according to head coach Erica Turner, who is new to the head coach...

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Several area businesses support youth during livestock sale

Buyers and sellers came together during the 2015 Perkins County Fair to take part in the Annual Livestock Auction. Following are a list of buyers Market Beef The Grand Champion Beef owned by Courtney Ostermiller...

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Cogitation

Cogitation By: Jo McCormick "Letting your agent be your guide" My story is divided into seasons like we all experience every year – spring, summer, fall and winter. My spring was even before I was...

What's Up

"What’s up" By: Vernon Whetstone “Sorry to burst your expectative bubble....” Normally in this column we discuss astronomical events that are coming up, however, today we are discussing something...