Mark the calendar and plan to attend the Area 14 Nebraska CattleWomen’s annual Beef & Wine Tasting Extravaganza.
The open house event will be held Friday April 16, starting at 5:30 p.m. MDT at the Grey Goose Lodge in Ogallala.
Tickets are a...
“I see a lot of opportunity here,” said Greg Kruger about his new position at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s West Central Research and Extension Center in North Platte.
Kruger sees dryland production and drought tolerance as a major resea...
Nebraska’s pine trees are under attack from two serious pests–the mountain pine beetle and pine wilt disease.
The mountain pine beetle, a small insect that has killed millions of acres of pines in the western U.S. and Canada, was identified last ...
Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach announced the availability of applications to the 2010 Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI).
“NAYI is an opportunity for Nebraska youth to explore the agricultural industry and th...
Market promotion grants proposals due April 15.
On March 1 the USDA announced in the Federal Register the availability of $5 million for Farmers Market Promotion Program grants.
Applications for Farmers Market Promotion grants must be mailed to the...
Seniors with March birthdays were honored at the Perkins County Senior Center on Friday, March 19. Those celebrating included (Front row, l-r): Betty Larsen, Virginia Ford, Marguerite Ott. Back row: Arlene Kurkowski, Helen Johnson, Don Lundvall, Lois Jo...
A family fun Bingo night at the Perkins County Senior Center Sunday evening from 6-8 was provided by the Pinnacle Bank .
Young and old gathered, with an admission price, to play Bingo. A table full of prizes had been gathered from communi...
As much as I talk about my Grandma Irma being such a wonderful cook and inspiration to my love of the kitchen, I also owe a portion of that praise to my grandmother on the other side of the fence. Barbara Dick.
My Nana Barb adds a non-traditional type ...
Youth looking for a fun summer camp to attend need look no further than Nebraska 4-H Camps and Centers during May-August near Gretna, Alma or Halsey.
Registrations are now being accepted for the Nebraska 4-H Camps and Centers, which are open to all you...
Candace Lee has recently been selected as the Beta Sigma Phi March “Senior of the Month.”
Lee, a student at Perkins County High School, is the daughter of Barb and Kevin Hatch and the late Doug Lee.
Throughout her high school career, Lee has show...
On Tuesday, March 16, Perkins County High School hosted the annual S.P.V.A. Conference Quiz Bowl Tournament. Participating schools included:
Sutherland, Maxwell, Hershey, Chase County, Perkins County and North Platte St. Patrick’s.
Perkins County Middle School has announced the names of students making the third quarter honor roll.
Hannah Beck, Rebecca Cornelius, Kendra Hoffert, Chance Kennicutt, Allison Kiolbasa, Brady Mailand, Sarah Medich-Meyer, Shane Ourada, Amanda R...
Tiffany Jo Harms of Wallace is one of 119 UNMC senior medical students who received their residency assignments during the traditional Match Day ceremony held in the Sorrell Center on the UNMC campus. Harms will be a family medicine resident at Texas A&a...
The United States averages more than 1,300 tornadoes per year, according to NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center. In recognition of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Nebraska from March 22 to March 26, U.S. Cellular offers the following safety tips to help re...
By Jan Rahn
With spring approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and State Farm each released reminders to residents in preparing for seasonal flooding.
Those warnings are timely, because last week’s abundant rain and sn...
One dangerous aspect of weather that sometimes is not taken as seriously as others is lightning.
Summer is the peak season for one of the nation’s deadliest weather phenomena, but lightning strikes happen at all times of the year.
In the United S...
Tornadoes can happen at any time of the year, and at any time during the day or night. Though more common in the afternoon and evening hours, tornadoes can happen and have been reported at 2 or 3 o’clock in the morning.
Many people think a tornado ...
On average, more people are killed by flooding than by any other single severe weather hazard. Most of these deaths occur at night, when it is more difficult to recognize dangers.
• DO NOT drive onto a flooded roadway.
• DO NOT drive through flow...
By Elizabeth Strand
Wallace School Correspondent
The Wallace Wildcats have been battling the weather to get outside and prepare for their opening meet this Saturday, March 27, at Hershey.
Leading the Wildcats this year will be returning state qu...
By Jan Rahn
With spring officially here, board members of the Grant Golf Course are anxiously awaiting their first scheduled event.
The club had a clean-up day recently and members have met to develop plans and changes.
One of the b...