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  • Halloween safety includes knowing where sex offenders live in Perkins County

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Halloween is a time of fun and laughter, wearing costumes,  gathering candy, and being silly or scary.  Unfortunately, safety issues accompany this day each year and there are always ways that children can get hurt if t...
  • Cub scouts collect for food pantry

      On Saturday, Oct. 16 the Grant Cub Scout Pack #160 collected 170 bags of groceries to donate to the Perkins County Food Pantry. Participants included (Front row, l-r): Tyler Tucker, Hayden Foster, Triston Hite, Aidan McClintock, Dillon Overstreet, K...
  • Perkins County officials attend state conference

    Rita Long, Perkins County Clerk, Patsy Kroeker, Perkins County Treasurer and James Deaver, Perkins County Commissioner attended a Legislative Conference conducted in Kearney on Oct. 14 by the Nebraska Association of County Officials. The conference pro...
  • Westview residents enjoy Lake Mac outing

    Westview Retirement Community Residents enjoyed a trip to Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala via the mini bus in a “Get out of town” outing. It was a gorgeous, still fall evening.   We viewed the Morning Glory that lets the water into the penstock ...
  • Book signing in Wauneta to feature Dr. Bottom’s “Forest of Fears”

    A special book signing by local author P.F. Bottom will be held at the Wauneta Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 18. Dr. Bottom will sign his book, Forest of Fears, in its new limited, hard-cover, large print second edition from 1-3 p.m.  Come get a ...
  • Two face off for District 2 Commissioner seat

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Two candidates are vying  for  a seat on the Perkins County Board of Commissioners when election rolls around Tuesday. Incumbent Leon Pankonin and his challenger Dave Hoffert are running for District 2 Commissioner.  ...
  • Forum held for 44th District candidates

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Senator Mark Christensen  of Imperial and former senator Tom Baker of Trenton fielded questions during a 44th District candidate forum held in Grant last Wednesday.  Less than 20 people attended the event, ...
  • Incumbent mayor, two new candidates on ballot for Grant City Council

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor In Grant, the seat of mayor,  plus two council member seats, will be filled during the Nov. 2 General Election. Incumbent Mike Wyatt was the only candidate filing for mayor.  Two new candidates will appear on the ballo...
  • Editorial...Be a responsible voter

      Thank heaven there are only 12 days left until election, because I am so sick and tired of the political advertising already.  A person can sit and watch television all evening and learn nothing about a candidate during commercials.  I haven’...
  • Letter to the Editor...We the People

    Dear Editor: Last Sunday night someone took a Rebekah Davis for Congress sign from my front yard. Okay, a political sign is no big deal, but what has happened to our current election system is a big deal.  The Constitution of the United States start...
  • Letter to the Editor...Vote Amendment One for local control

    Dear Nebraska citizens,  I’m writing to encourage your approval of Constitutional Amendment One, which is on the Nov. 2, 2010 general election ballot. Nebraskans have made it clear that they like local control. They have also made it clear that the...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Local athletes had good week

    This past week had the usual highs and lows that one finds in athletics at any level, but other than those who yell for the Huskers, the locals had a pretty good week. First of all, the weather was absolutely perfect starting on Thursday when PCS hoste...
  • Perkins County activities schedule

    Updated event calendar can be found at www.pcs.esu16.org------ All times listed are Mountain Time Thursday, October 21 No school K-12 12 - 8 p.m. Parent-teacher conferences Friday, October 22 No school K-12 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Staff development 11:00...
  • Kemling, girls xc team heading to state meet

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff An excellent finish to the cross country season occurred last Thursday, Oct. 14 at the district tournament at the Grant Golf Course with nearly every Perkins County runner improving their time. The girls team will atten...
  • Plainsmen gain district title with OT win against Longhorns

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Quarterback Michael York  outraced four Longhorn defenders to the end zone’s right pylon for the overtime score that nudged the Plainsmen past Chase County in overtime, 12-9, Friday night in Grant. The 6-1 Plai...
  • Lady Plainsmen keep SPVA trophy at home

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor SPVA champs—the trophy is in the hands of the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen after defeating Hershey in the championship game Saturday.  As hosts of the SPVA tournament, the Lady Plainsmen handily defeated Maxwell in the...
  • Lady Plainsmen win tri

    The Lady Plainsmen finished on top at their latest triangular against Hershey and Dundy County held Tuesday, Oct. 12. In the Dundy County match, the Lady Plainsmen were sluggish at the onset and lost 22-25. Regaining their composure, they finished off ...
  • Lady Cats win Potter-Dix triangular

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer  The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Potter-Dix Triangular in Potter on Monday, Oct. 11. The Cats first opponent was the Coyotes of Potter-Dix. The Wildcats dominated the Coyotes to win, decisively, in straight sets 25...
  • Brady Eagles fly past Wallace Wildcats

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Brady Eagles rode the  legs of running back Brad Ward Friday night to a 54-22 win over the Wallace Wildcats. Ward, who carried the ball 37 times for 287 yards and five touchdowns, seemed to get stronger as the g...
  • Wallace junior high team takes first

    The Wallace Junior High volleyball team takes the first place plaque home from the McCook St. Pat’s tournament, defeating Maywood in three sets and beating McCook St. Pat’s in the championship round. Team members include (Front row, l-r): Mickayla She...