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  • 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...
  • Pheasant hunters should report leg bands

    Hunters should report any leg bands they find on the pheasants they shoot this fall in the Southwest Focus on Pheasants area, according to Jeff Lusk, upland game program manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Game and Parks is capturing wi...
  • Game and Parks offers tree stand safety tips

    Tree stands are a basic tool of many deer hunters, but they can be dangerous if not used correctly. Nebraska Hunter Education Coordinator Mike Streeter of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says most tree stand accidents are caused by carelessness ...
  • Nebraska Wind Power 2010 Conference set in Kearney Nov. 9-10

    Pre-register by Oct. 24 and save on fee for the conference.   The agenda has been finalized and speakers announced for the Wind Power 2010 Conference to be held in Kearney at the new Younes Conference Centre Nov. 9-10.  This year’s conference w...
  • NRCS extends sign-up period for Conservation Stewardship Program

    Applications will be accepted through Jan. 7, 2011.   The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has extended the ranking period cut-off date for producers to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) to Jan. 7, 2011.  CSP is a v...