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  • PCMS honor roll announced

    Perkins County Middle School announces middle school students who have made the honor roll for third quarter. All A Honor Roll Students on the all A honor roll include Hannah Beck, Kendra Hoffert, Zak Kurkowski, Claire Maaliao, Amanda Reichert, Brandi Ro...
  • Pitching with Pritch...That's why you play the game

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   The past couple of weeks have been filled watching NCAA, NIT, and CBI tournament games and there have been some really good ones. A lot of the sports reporters have been saying that there isn’t a re...
  • 2011 track season underway for Perkins County Plainsmen

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor With good leadership and strength in numbers, the Perkins County Plainsmen boys and girls track teams are ready to face competitors. They had a trial run last week with a triangular Thursday with Wauneta-Palisade and South Pl...
  • 2011 track season underway for Perkins County Plainsmen

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor With good leadership and strength in numbers, the Perkins County Plainsmen boys and girls track teams are ready to face competitors. They had a trial run last week with a triangular Thursday with Wauneta-Palisade and Sout...
  • Depth will be key to boys golf team success

      By Shari FriedelTribune Staff With a team goal of qualifying for the state tournament in 2011, coach Chris Mestl has a lot of depth on the boys golf team to work with this year. Five letterwinners return to this year’s squad: 2010 state qualifier...
  • NSAA announces winter academic all-state award winners

    The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is proud to recognize Nebraska high school students who have earned the 2011 NSAA Winter Academic All-State Award. This NSAA program recognizes students who meet the criteria for nomination by their schoo...
  • Ladies Volleyball tournament held

    On Saturday, March 19, the Perkins County Volleyball Development Association hosted a fundraiser volleyball tournament. Ladies from near and far, friends and alumni from 1979 through 2011 came together for a day of volleyball. Participating on the first...
  • Special Olympian earns ribbons

      Special Olympian Kevin Tickle of Grant displays an assortment of ribbons he earned at the most recent Special Olympics held in Scottsbluff on March 19. He won a blue ribbon in basketball team skills; a red ribbon for the 25 meter swimming relay and ...
  • PC hosts triangular

    Perkins County hosted a triangular against South Platte and Wauneta-Palisade on Thursday, March 24 as their season’s opening competition. No team scores were kept.Boys 100M Dash—1st Q. Hite 12.00, 2nd M. Cullen 12:50, 3rd M. Sestak 12.70, 4th E. Carls...
  • Planning & Zoning...It's time to adopt private airport regulations

    By Chris Loeffler Zoning Administrator   Recently, the Perkins County Planning Commission has been evaluating language that would allow private airports to be built.   Existing private airports are “grandfathered” in, which means they may be used...
  • Thoughts from a commissioner...Try a little patience

    By Dave Hoffert Dist. 2 Commissioner   First, I would like to get side tracked.   Being the new guy on the block, I knew there would be a lot of negative talk about me, I am okay with it and knew it going in. What’s hard for me is to see it happen ...
  • Grant residents encouraged to clean up

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor With spring’s arrival, it’s time to start cleaning up yards, gardens and alleys to improve the appearance of the community. In addition to the normal cleanup following winter, some Grant residents may be nudged into taking...
  • Trinity Lutheran celebrates 125 years

    Members of Trinity Lutheran Church of rural Ogallala are commemorating the 125th anniversary of the congregation in 2011. Various activities are being conducted throughout the year, including slide presentations and publication of an anniversary year cale...
  • Birthdays celebrated at center

    Those with March birthdays were honored at the Perkins County Senior Center on Friday, March12 with a complimentary cake from Adams Bank & Trust. Included were (Front row, l-r): Virginia Ford, Helen Johnson, Marguerite Ott. Back row: Betty Larsen, Don...
  • Child identification program comes to Perkins County

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Students at Perkins County Middle School are among the most recent in Nebraska to become part of an identification program that might help save them should the unthinkable happen—abduction. On Monday, fifth through ei...
  • City worker honored for 30 years of service

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor One of the items of new business at Grant City Council’s regular meeting on March 22 was recognizing public works employee Mike Gartner for 30 years of service. Gartner was presented a plaque by Mayor Mike Wyatt towa...
  • Directors elected at Midwest’s 64th annual meeting

    There were 184 voting members present and 20 members by proxy totaling 204 members represented at Midwest Electric’s 64th annual meeting on Thursday, March 24, which was held at the Perkins County High School.   Elected to fill the directorships for Di...
  • Fuel continues to rise

      Prices at the pump across the state are steadily increasing, with local gas stations staying in step.  (Top) Unleaded at Frenchman Valley Co-op in Grant was nearly $3.73 last week. In & Out’s unleaded was priced at $3.61, and Kwik Stop at $...
  • State Legislature to take on redistricting soon

    Christensen confident Harlan and Gosper will join 44th District.By Josh SumnerThe Wauneta Breeze As the Nebraska State Legislature moves into the second half of the 2011 legislative session, redistricting talks are about to kick into high-gear. How the r...
  • Christensen working to get pair of bills on consent calendar

    Telephone conference report on Tuesday, March 29.By Josh SumnerThe Wauneta BreezeSen. Mark Christensen is among the many other Nebraska state senators hustling to get bills out of committee this week ahead of Friday’s consent calendar deadline, as set b...