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  • Whitson attends 2012 Les Lukert Winter Conference

    Ashley Whitson of Wallace was among about 270 individuals who attended the 2012 Les Lukert Winter Conference Feb. 10-12 at the Kearney Holiday Inn. The conference was sponsored by the Nebraska Society of Fire Service Instructors and Central Community Coll...
  • Hospital’s PT is living his dream

      By Mary PierceKeith County News Even in high school, Ben Holmstedt knew what he wanted to do for his career and where he wanted to live. “I wanted to be a physical therapist, and there was never a doubt in my mind that I wanted to practice in a r...
  • Experience The Sandhills Symphony Orchestra March 25

    The Sandhills Symphony Orchestra will present a concert on March 25 at 3 p.m. CT at the North Platte High School Performing Arts Center in North Platte. This will be a concert of classical favorites with music by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Tchaichovsky and ...
  • Antique tractor enthusiasts invited to join state relay

    Tractor enthusiasts across the state of Nebraska will want to save the week of June 2-10 to participate in the “Tractor Relay Across Nebraska.” This event, the first ever, is sponsored by the Nebraska Antique Farming Association, a newly formed organi...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Take a breakfast break   By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist   This last weekend we celebrated Alexa’s seventh birthday. So we had a few girls over for pizza and cupcakes, then we took a trip to the skating rink. The girls has so much fun. Alexa de...
  • What’s Up?

    Planetary pair close together   By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer   If you have been watching the evening sky, as I hope you have, Venus and Jupiter are moving closer to each other by the day. During the next week they will have their closest ap...
  • Cogitation

    Little brown jug By Jo McCormickMadrid Resident   Rivalry; striving to or exceed another, pursuit of the same object or prize, competition. Early settlers here in Perkins County had to compete with many things besides each other. Weather and the land ...
  • Shaun’s Thoughts

    Home care plays major role By Shaun MeyerDirector of Home Health Services I enjoyed this article, as it says exactly what we encounter so many times in home care. –Shaun As home care nurses we often enter into the homes and into the lives of our patie...
  • Medicare/Medicaid announces enhanced preventive services

    Over the past several months, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has added five new preventive benefits to its roster of free services for Medicare beneficiaries. These new preventive services include: • An annual depression screening for al...
  • Women and Social Security

    By Laurie JonesSocial Security District Manager March is Women’s History  Month–a time to focus not just on the past, but on the challenges women continue to face in the 21st century. Social Security plays a vital role in the lives of women. With lon...
  • Wonder takes flight in central Nebraska

    Sandhill cranes return to Platte River Valley in March. In March, thousands of travelers from around the world will visit Nebraska for the annual sandhill crane migration. Each year, these ancient, majestic birds descend by the thousands to rest in the P...
  • Support the American Red Cross during March

    March was proclaimed “Red Cross Month” by President Roosevelt in 1943 During March, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to help people in need by supporting the lifesaving services it provides. “Please remember those who need our help and sup...
  • Make a seed tape during March

    Gardeners antsy to get started and just can’t stand it, can scratch that itch with a late winter garden project—make a seed tape. What is a seed tape? It’s a perfectly spaced, pre-made seed product. Why make a seed tape? Two reasons. It ensures pro...
  • FCCLA members attend peer retreat in Kearney

      The Perkins County High School FCCLA Chapter had eight members attend the annual Peer Education Retreat held on Monday, Feb. 27 in Kearney, Neb.  The members attending this year were: Elizabeth Krajewski, Alexis Schmidt, Hailey Sletten, Hannah Beck...
  • Perkins County students’ patriotic essays among winners

    Ogallala Elks Lodge #1760 would like to congratulate the local winners of this year’s Americanism essay topic, “Why I am proud to Pledge Allegiance to our Flag.” Division I (fifth and sixth grade) winners are: First–Ashley Beamon, Ogallala; second...
  • Purple pinkie project at elementary to help Rotary polio cause

    Students can bring $1 or more to help with the international goal of eradicating polio and have their pinkie colored violet as a reminder. On Wednesday, March 14, members of the Grant Rotary Club will visit the Perkins County Elementary School to partic...
  • Perkins County Elementary students “Sing Around Nebraska”

      The pure and lovely sound of children’s voices filled the gymnasium at Hershey School on Saturday, Feb. 25 during the annual Sing Around Nebraska event for elementary students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades. Hershey is one of 12 sites across th...
  • Cullen receives scholarship

      Matt Cullen is the recipient of a $600 Dean Scholarship from Cloud County Community College for the 2012-2013 academic year. Matt will graduate in May 2012 from Perkins County High School in Grant. He is the son of Gary and Joyce Cullen....
  • Nebraska Wesleyan announces academic honors list

    Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the fall semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. Among the students recognized are Lindsey Perlinger of Elsie, Jacob Wall, Joshua Wall and Tiffany Dahlkoetter of Grant. A student mus...
  • Wide variety of physical education classes set to begin soon at MPCC

    A wide variety of physical education classes are set to begin soon at Mid-Plains Community College campuses in North Platte and McCook. Physical education courses scheduled at NPCC include golf, beginning and intermediate yoga; weight training I, II, III ...