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  • Cowboy Capital chorus elects leadership

    The Ogallala Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society has elected officers to lead them into 2014. Toby Hansen, the most esteemed elder member, installed these new leaders and reminded them that a singing nation is a happy nation. He said, “May you thr...
  • Financial Peace University provides hope to families in Grant

    More than two million families have positively changed their financial future through Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU). The nine-week course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set t...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Spectating is still priceless By Larry PritchettPast PCHS activities director This past weekend, the seventh annual Heartland Hoops Classic was held at the Heartlands Events Center in Grand Island. Tino Martinez, the Hoops Classic founder, invites and ...
  • Toner to represent county at state tournament

      The state wrestling tournament starts today (Feb. 20) in Omaha and Perkins County will be represented by Garrett Toner (138-pounds). PCS Head Wrestling Coach Dean Friedel was impressed with how Toner dominated his way through the competition and the...
  • Lady Plainsmen fight until buzzer

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Against Creek Valley on Feb. 11, the Perkins County girls basketball team was aggressive in the post and put up another outstanding offensive game. However, the Storm were also aggressive on offense and pulled away 67-46 ove...
  • Plainsmen looking to improve defense

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor PCS had the offense going but Creek Valley shot the lights out in the match-up between the two teams on Feb. 11. PCS was down by three points, 18-15 after one period and kept pace with Creek Valley at the half. PCS was down ...
  • Wallace Wildcats wind down season

      By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer Wallace was involved in two challenging road games last week as they faced off with Stapleton/McPherson County on Thursday and then they traveled to Trenton to once again do battle with Hitchcock County. Hayden Woodc...
  • Lady Cats finish regular season with wins

    Wallace Lady Wildcats played on the road to win their last two regular season games. On Feb. 13, the team faced SMC in Stapleton, winning 44-39. The following night, Feb. 14, the ladies again won on the road, this time against Hitchcock County, 55-42. On...
  • Midwest Musings

    Beauty is in the eye of the seven-year-old By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Art is such a subjective thing. As a parent you are confronted with several forms of art, from finger painting to crayon drawings to macaroni glued to construction paper. My seven-...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    True greatness By Reverend Wayne PickTrinity Lutheran Church, Grant “Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last and the servant of all.”–Mark 9:35 Most of us live like the fellow who th...
  • What’s Up?

    The mystery of our moon By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Okay troops, time for another question. This one is not from the in-box, but rather is a question from a friend on my Facebook page. “Does the moon rotate?” He went on to say that he has ...
  • Home Improvement—Insulate home now to prevent problems later

    www.aracontent.com Snow, blizzards, Arctic winds and damaging ice storms have wreaked havoc across the country this winter. While it may feel as though spring will never come, building experts suggest that now is the time for homeowners to consider spring...
  • Home Improvment—Remodeling a kitchen can be a fun spring activity

    www.aracontent.com Remodeling the kitchen. When you decide to tackle this daunting undertaking, you want to do it right. And, you’re not alone. Forty-nine percent of homeowners plan to completely gut their existing kitchen and start with a clean state,...
  • Home Improvment—Simple projects can save a yard

    www.aracontent.com Soon, winter will be winding down and homeowners will start planning - and prepping for - a variety of outdoor projects for spring. From cleaning, repairing or replacing decks, to creating raised beds for veggies and flowers, now is the...
  • Home Improvment—Mark off a checklist to find your dream home

    www.ezines.com By answering some basic questions about your life, your future, your finances and your family, you can begin finding the perfect floor plan for your dream home. Here are several factors to keep in mind when looking for a perfect floor plan:...
  • Home Improvement—Quick tips for buying a home

    www.money.com • Don’t buy if you can’t stay put. If you can’t commit to remaining in one place for at least a few years, then owning is probably not for you, at least not yet. With the transaction costs of buying and selling a home, you may end up...
  • Perkins County FFA celebrating FFA week

      Tuesday, Feb. 18: Greenhand Day Wednesday, Feb. 19: State OfficerBryce Doeshot Thursday, Feb. 20: Staff Breakfastin multi-purpose roomFriday, Feb. 21 Drive your tractor to school day...
  • Two locals among LEAD travelers

    Twenty-five Nebraska LEAD 32 Fellows recently returned from the 2014 International Study/Travel Seminar to Slovakia, Poland and the Czech Republic. “Our international study is designed to provide firsthand appreciation and understanding of our internati...
  • Corn board applauds new Farm Bill

    “It has been a long time coming, but we are pleased that common sense, compromise and valid concerns finally resulted in a bill that allows Nebraska farmers and ranchers to know what role the federal government will have in their industry,” said Tim S...
  • Water bills causing a stir

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Several water bills in the Nebraska Legislature are creating  a stir amongst natural resources districts in the state including the Upper Republican Natural Resources District. LB 1074, introduced by Sen. Steve La...