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  • Thirty-two youth basketball teams expected for tourney in Imperial Saturday

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Basketball teams in grades four through six will converge on Imperial Saturday for the annual Imperial Youth Basketball Tournament. Games will start in four gyms at 8 a.m. Sites include the Longhorn and Shorthorn gyms...
  • Bowling News

    Bowling BagsAnnouncements 1. Bowl for the cure Tournament will be held March 18 at Cornhusker Lanes at 2 p.m. Bowlers do NOT have to belong to a league nor be sanctioned to participate. 2. Board of Directors meeting March 18 at 11 a.m. 3.  Association me...
  • Wildcats end 2011-2012 season at districts

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats’ final two games of the season came in sub district tournament play. Wallace traveled to Imperial to face the Maywood Tigers on Monday, Feb. 20, in the opening game of the tournament. The game got of...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Perfect combo before spring By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist The cold is still here so there is still a little time to try out some new soups. Being a stout meat and potatoes kind of gal, it is difficult for me to find recipes that make other vegetabl...
  • Artbeat

      Student art opens gallery season By Shari Friedel PCAAC Member   The Perkins County Area Arts Council is pleased to announce that there were over 2,250 visits to Meadowlark Gallery in 2011. Members are preparing for a new season beginning with ...
  • What’s Up?

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Close encounter ahead Happy Leap Day. The month of March will be a very busy one for astronomical observation. What began last week with a series of conjunctions between the moon and several planets now continues wi...
  • Shaun’s Thoughts

    By Shaun MeyerDirector of Home Health Services Counseling senior citizensI hope this finds you enjoying the ‘peeks’ of spring weather that are showing through. I know I am looking forward to seeing the flowers again! I read the following article wri...
  • Daughtry to headline NEBRASKAland DAYS rock show in June

    One of rock music’s most distinctive voices will headline the US Cellular Summer Jam Rock show for 2012. Daughtry will perform in North Platte on June 23 to bring the curtain down on NEBRASKAland DAYS for 2012. “We made a real conscious effort to elev...
  • Chosen 2012 Nebraska Passport sites include Ogallala stops

    The featured stops for the 2012 Nebraska Passport have been selected. This year the Passport program has expanded to 80 stops organized into 10 special interest tours: culinary, culture, family fun, festivals, golf, GROW Nebraska, parks, unique accommodat...
  • Leap Year introduced over 2,000 years ago

    ‘Leap Day’ was Feb. 29, which is an extra (intercalary) day added during a Leap Year, making the year 366 days long – and not 365 days, like a common (normal) year. Nearly every four years is a Leap Year in the modern Gregorian Calendar. Ever since ...
  • Panel recommends adult whooping cough shots

    A federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough. The panel voted Wednesday to expand its recommendation to include all those 65 and older who haven’t had a whooping cough shot as an adult. Children have been vacci...
  • Workshops focus on tree care

    The 2012 Tree Care Workshops offered in North Platte, Hastings, Norfolk and Omaha in March, and in Lincoln in April, will address some of the challenges involved in growing trees and other landscape plants in Nebraska. “It has been a tough winter with l...
  • Grant student selected for Young Artist Award

    Michi Prante of Grant is one of 71 students statewide selected to receive Nebraska Young Artist awards from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska w...
  • PCS activity schedule

    March 1-7All Times MountainThursday, March 1No school K-1212-8 p.m.    Parent/teacher conferencesTBA    Girls NSAA state basketball tournamentFriday, March 2No school K-128 a.m.-noon    Staff developmentTBA    Girls NSAA state basketball tourn...
  • Wallace NHS participates in CF fundraiser

      The Wallace National Honor Society sponsored an amusing fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Students K-12 and faculty brought a dollar to school and were Wearin’ my hat ‘cause I care. All kinds of hats were worn throughout the day.  ...
  • College Notes

    Local students honored The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its Deans’ List/Honor Roll for the fall 2011 semester. Local students included were: Elsie: Jenni Sis, junior, dietetics major College of Education and Human Sciences; Grant: Joshu...
  • Farmer’s donation through Monsanto will keep Westview cool

      Local farmer directs $2,500 through America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM Though winter continues to linger in Nebraska, board members of the Westview Retirement Association are already giving thought to keeping residents comfortable when summer...
  • “Drive your tractor to school”

      It wasn’t just tractors sitting in the parking lot at Perkins County High School last Friday during FFA Week—a combine and riding mower also made the trek. (Top, l-r): Zak Kurkowski, Mark Hanson, Michael Tucker, Michael Dreiling. Below l-r: Alex...
  • Free farm and ranch financial clinics set

    Free, one-on-one, confidential consultations for farmers and ranchers are being offered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and Legal Aid of Nebraska. The consultations involve meeting with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. ...
  • Sacrifice has great meaning

    By Pastor Larry BoothCongregational Church, Grant On the calendar, it’s the 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Easter observed by the Roman Catholic and Eastern churches, and by some Protestant churches, as Lent, a special period of penitence, fasting, ...