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  • Plainsmen make hay in double overtime against Cozad

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Plainsmen forward Blake Poppe hammered down a shot despite absorbing a foul and Quinton Hite popped in three free throws in the final 2:24 to pull out a 56-53, double-overtime win over Cozad Saturday night in Grant. Gua...
  • Plainsmen outscored in Hayes Center Thursday night

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Big center Adam Lawson’s hook shot, foul, score and free throw to open the game set the tone for the Cardinals 65-42 rout of the Plainsmen Thursday night in Hayes Center. Lawson dumped in a couple of more free throws ...
  • Wildcats have busy week of basketball

      By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats had a very busy week of basketball which included making up the Hayes Center game on Tuesday, traveling to Stapleton on Thursday to do battle with SMC and a trip to Trenton on Friday to take on H...
  • Lady Cats split last week’s games

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer Tuesday, the Wildcats played host to the Hayes Center Cardinals. Looking to regain their edge and always up for their rivals, the Cardinals, the Cats took the court with confidence and determination. In the first quarter the...
  • Bowling News

    Bowling BagsWeek of Feb. 2 High Game: Ashly Schwartzkopf, 213; Deb Hutsell, 212; Kim Bergenske, 198. High Series: Kim Bergenske, 573; Ashly Schwartzkopf, 542; Deb Hutsell, 525.Week of Feb. 9 High Game: Ashly Schwartzkopf, 200; Bernie DeForest, 193; Sue Ba...
  • Light Goose Conservation Order now in effect

    Efforts to control the light goose population continue with the Light Goose Conservation Order, which began Feb. 6, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The dates for the conservation order are: Zone 1, Feb. 6-April 15; Zone 2, Feb. 6-Apri...
  • PCHS student awarded Wesleyan scholarship

      Art projects of five Perkins County students submitted to Nebraska Wesleyan’s third annual juried art exhibition, “Bridge,” were accepted for the show, and displayed Jan. 22-Feb. 5 at Elder Gallery at the Rogers Center for Fine Arts on the Neb...
  • February’s senior of the month is Trevor Lee

    Trevor Lee of Madrid has been selected as February’s Senior of the Month. He is the son of Jay and Dana Lee. Lee describes himself as a very active person who likes trying new things and meeting new people, and has proved this with his participation in ...
  • PC speakers medal at North Platte High

    Competing with over 900 students from 28 schools spanning the entire state (Scottsbluff to Norfolk), half of the Perkins County High School speech team competed in the 33rd annual North Platte High School Blue and Gold Speech Meet.   The meet is held on ...
  • PCS activity schedule

    Thursday, Feb. 16 - Wednesday, Feb. 23(All Times Mountain)Thursday, Feb. 162 p.m.    Boys varsity state wrestling meet (Omaha)7 p.m.    Girls varsity basketball subs at Gering (finals)Friday, Feb. 17Cheerleader Parents Night12 p.m.    Boys varsit...
  • Wallace vocal students participate in RPAC choir

    The RPAC conference choir clinic was held Feb. 6 at the Wallace school. Students from seven schools made up the mass choir of nearly 200. Participating schools were Dundy County, Hitchcock County, Hayes Center, Maywood, Paxton, Wauntea-Palisade and Wallac...
  • College Notes

    Schmitt to travel with Concordia symphonic band The University Symphonic Band from Concordia University. Will cross the upper midwest on a five-day tour Feb. 29-Mar. 4. The band will begin in Nebraska and stop in South Dakota and Minnesota. Sarah  Schmi...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    This dessert won’t last By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist I always get a little overwhelmed when we go out of town for the weekend. We went to Denver this past weekend and actually have extended our stay and are still here. Trying to be where we need...
  • What's Up

    It’s a quiet winter sky By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Not much happening astronomically speaking this week. Venus and Jupiter are still the brightest things in the southwestern sky after sunset, and the moon is setting near sunrise. Next week ...
  • Shaun's Thoughts

    Are you listening? By Shaun MeyerDirector of Home Health Services Remember when your parents were lecturing you on the rules for taking the car for a spin? Dad would put his face in front of yours and say, “Are you listening?” Of course you would sa...
  • ER doctors see alarming increase in synthetic drug use

    The nation’s emergency physicians are seeing an alarming increase in the amount of patients being treated in emergency departments for synthetic (or chemically enhanced) drug use. For example, in 2010, there were a little fewer than 2,900 calls to poiso...
  • Tri City Street rods auto exhibition planned for Feb. 18-19

    Fonner Park and Grand Island welcome the Tri City Street Rods for the 39th Annual Auto Exhibition on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18 and 19. The new exhibition building at Fonner Park has become the new home for this show as exhibitors showcase their vehicl...
  • We Hear You America/Readers Digest.Com

    Readers Digest is sponsoring a contest in which towns that enter can receive some of what must be “their excess money.” There are no strings attached. The town of Grant is entered and all that is needed are a lot of votes. This can easily be done by l...
  • Unleashing your mind from technology overload in 2012

    By Mark UnderwoodNeuroscience Researcher In 2012, resolve to use technology as a tool to help run your life rather than being overrun by technology. Have you ever thought that you live in a world where you feel constantly distracted? Do you feel stuck in...
  • 88th annual Tharp machinery sale set for next Tuesday

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Machinery is appearing on site, and auctioneers and volunteers are gearing up for the 88th annual Tharp Sale set for next Tuesday, Feb. 21 south of Grant. The sale starts at 9 a.m., with the expectation that vehicles from Nebr...