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  • Pesticide Safety Education scheduled in several locations

    Nebraska’s noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification or recertification in 2011 to buy or use restricted-use pesticides can get training through University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. Several sessions for training have been...
  • Nebraska Corn Board to meet next week in Lincoln

    The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at the Embassy Suites located in Lincoln. The Board will address regular board business and consider funding requests. The meeting is open to the public. A copy of the agenda is...
  • Wind workshop set

    Wind Energy Transmission: Paths, Perplexities, and Progress Feb. 9, 10, 2011 in Omaha.   The AWEA Wind & Transmission Workshop is the leading transmission event dedicated solely to the challenges and solutions related to transmission and wind energ...
  • Land Application Training field days offered

    Land Application Training Archives will be available Jan. 27 or Feb. 2 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CST at state extension offices. Producers will learn the latest on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment. Livest...
  • Sustainability conversations in February to focus on five key resource areas

    The Conversations Conference on Nebraska Environment and Sustainability Feb. 11 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will focus on water, land, energy, food and materials. Registration costs $10 for professionals and the general public, and is free to st...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Learn when to brag and when to bet

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   Okay, how many of you took the Seahawks to beat the Saints in the first round of the NFL playoffs? Of the two games played last Saturday, the game that looked hard maybe to pick would be the Jets and ...
  • Plainsmen give Irish another win

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Micki Clinch charged through the middle of the lane, cue-balled a defender into a side pocket and rolled his ball in the hoop to lengthen North Platte St. Pats’ third quarter lead to 39-31 as the Irish left Gr...
  • Sailors hand Plansmen loss number nine

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Guard Austin Kelly started the game on fire, launching and landing two three pointers to push his Sailors to a 16-6 first quarter lead, allowing his team to cruise to a 45-34 win over the Plainsmen Saturday nigh...
  • Fouls contribute to Lady Plainsmen loss

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Quick strikes from guard Kate Stewart’s running one-hander and a subsequent steal and layup by forward Sam Staggs sank the Lady Plainsmen behind 36-23 and propelled the Lady Sailors past Perkins County 41-34 i...
  • Lady Plainsmen crushed by Dundy County-Stratton

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Two “threes” and a three-point play from three different Lady Eagles put Dundy County-Stratton in front 17-4 before the Lady Plainsmen knew what hit them, and Dundy pulled away with a 71-32 win Thursday night...
  • Youth wrestling to revive in county

     Informational and sign-up meeting to be held tonight, Thursday, Jan. 13, at the high school.   The former youth wrestling program ran successfully for many years in Perkins County, thanks to the work of many dedicated parents. Perkins County High S...
  • Lady Cats suffer first loss their first week back

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer   The day after Christmas vacation, the Wallace Wildcats hosted Medicine Valley. In the first quarter, the Lady Cats took a commanding lead early. Medicine Valley struggled to put points on the board and the quarter en...
  • Wallace Wildcats start 1-2 after Christmas break

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer   The Wallace Wildcat boys got back into the swing of things after the Christmas break in a big way, with three games in the first five days back. On Tuesday night the Wildcats hosted the Medicine Valley Raiders. Sha...
  • Boxing title fight to make history with Nebraska host

    Nebraska history will be made on Feb. 26 in Grand Island. with the first world boxing championship title fight in the history of the state. Never in the 144-year proud history of Nebraska has this occurred and aired to a worldwide cable television audienc...
  • Spring turkey permits now available

    Spring turkey hunting permits will be available from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission starting at 1 p.m. Central Time on Jan. 10. The archery and youth archery hunting seasons are March 25-May 31. The youth shotgun season is April 9-May 31 and the ...
  • Changes coming to open fields and waters program

    Even though the Conservation Reserve Program-Management Access Program (CRP-MAP) name is going away, the public access it provides to private hunting land is not, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. CRP-MAP is merging into the Open Field...
  • Public input sought on waterfowl hunting boundaries

    Waterfowl hunters are invited to give their input on possible boundary changes to duck zones and goose units, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Hunters have two options for giving input: attend one of several public meetings around the...
  • Middle School honor roll

    Perkins County Schools announces the names of students on the honor roll at Perkins County Middle School for second quarter and first semester: Second Quarter • All A’s – Hannah Beck, Kendra Hoffert, Zak Kurkowski, Shane Ourada, Samantha Snogren, ...
  • Alumni intervention

    By Whitney Smith Wallace High School   The Wallace High School students arrived back to school on Tuesday with a fresh outlook for the end of the year. When the students came back you could tell some were excited to see their friends that they hadn’...
  • College Notes

    MPCC announces honor rolls   Mid-Plains Community College has released the names of students named to the President’s List and the Dean’s List for the fall 2010 term. Area students named to the President’s list are Matthew Greenwood of Grant and...