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  • Nasal spray influenza vaccine is a safe alternative

    Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) is offering the Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV or nasal spray influenza vaccine) at its office at 404 West 10th Street in McCook, and during flu shot clinics this flu season. Live Attenuated I...
  • Baby Boomers: apply online for Medicare

    By Michael Sylvan Social Security District Manager This January marks a historic moment: our nation’s first baby boomers are turning 65. For many baby boomers, it’s time to hit the computer. Even if you have decided to wait until after you are age ...
  • Chamber drawings start Saturday, Dec. 4

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Saturday morning marks the first Chamber Greenbacks drawing for the month of December. For the next three weeks, Perkins County Chamber reps will draw six winners in the parking lot of Hatch’s Super Foods at 10 a.m. Winne...
  • Tribune seeking current locations of area troops

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor With the holidays very near, there is much to think about—bringing to mind those who provide the freedom for Americans to go where they want and do what they want during the season.   Our troops are important, and The ...
  • SUBWAY® closer to opening

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor A few more things need to happen before the new SUBWAY® restaurant opens for business in Grant, but progress is being made, said franchise owner Michael Jonasen. “It’s taking a lot longer than ever anticipated,” he sa...
  • Schools set music programs

    Schools across the area have scheduled Christmas programs for the coming season. The program for Perkins County Middle School was held Tuesday night, Nov. 30. December’s upcoming programs include: • Thursday, Dec. 9: Perkins County Schools—elemen...
  • Angel Tree project gets underway soon

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Reaching out to children in need at Christmas time is a natural for communities in Perkins County. Again this year, each church in the county will participate in spreading Christmas spirit by giving a child the gift of their ...
  • Book signing in Grant to follow that in Wauneta

      Meadowlark Gallery in Grant will host a book signing Sunday, Dec. 5 featuring  local authors P.F. Bottom, M.D. and Patricia Bremmer. Come meet the authors and enjoy refreshments from noon to 3 p.m.     By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze Fans ...
  • City awards keno funds

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor With no old business and very minimal new business, the Grant City Council held their final meeting of the month prior to the Thanksgiving holiday last week. Council approved one of two keno fund requests at their Tuesday me...
  • Christensen’s Castle Doctrine legislation gets attention during interim study hearing

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Senator Mark Christensen’s bill to address self defense issues at home and work, LB 889, got killed in this year’s session of the Unicameral but that doesn’t mean he’s giving up. Prior to adjournment, C...
  • DOES give to Grant VFD

    The Ogallala Drove Number 252 of the BPOE DOES organization has once again presented the Grant Volunteer Fire Department/Perkins County Ambulance a donation in the amount of $100. The GVFD will be using these funds along with other donations toward the p...
  • Wallace Community Foundation fundraiser to be held Dec. 5

    The Wallace Community Foundation is committed to helping area causes throughout the year. In 2009 they donated $2,500 to the Wallace Youth Club to help them purchase portable electronic scoreboards for the baseball complex. They also purchased equipment ...
  • Wallace Auxiliary to hold Christmas Extravaganza

    The Wallace Fire and Rescue Volunteer Auxiliary will be having their third annual Christmas Extravaganza Saturday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Wallace Community Hall. This is a community-involved gift and food bazaar with local people selling their ite...
  • Perkins County Health Services part of $18 million fiber optic network

    Groundbreaking ceremony in Scottsbluff Nov. 19 kicked off construction of panhandle-wide medical network with nine hospitals and several clinics.   By Jan Rahn Managing Editor After two years in the planning stage, a ceremonial groundbreaking was ...
  • Leadership program goal: stronger rural communities

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Fourteen area residents gained the skills that will help them become stronger leaders which, in turn, will help towns in this area become stronger rural communities. Completing the Leaders for a New Frontier cla...
  • Huskers appear to be victims of a conspiracy

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   Things are just right this weekend if you are a fan of Hollywood producer Oliver Stone and his conspiracy movies. I think there was another shooter on the grassy knoll in Dallas the day JFK was shot, ...
  • Day selected as November Senior of the Month

    Jessica Day, a student at Perkins County High School, has been selected as the November Senior of the Month. Day is the daughter of Steve and Ann Day of rural Madrid. Throughout high school, Day has been a dedicated student and athlete. Her high school...
  • Nebraska State College system offers Governor’s Opportunity Award

    For the third year, the Nebraska State College System (NSCS) is offering the Governor’s Opportunity Award. A partnership with Gov. Dave Heineman, the scholarship is aimed at Nebraska high school seniors who plan to stay in the state after college and b...
  • Wallace actors receive honorable mention

    Republican Plains Activity Conference (RPAC) held play production competition at Southwest Jr./Sr. High School in Bartley, Wednesday, Nov. 17. Champion was Paxton, Hayes Center the runner-up. Best actor was Wade Waugh of Paxton, best actress was Maggie ...
  • Beating West Nile Virus

    A Nebraska farmer regains his health by taking up exercise.   By Cheryl Tevis Farm Issues Editor Healthy Manager Bryan Kroeker wasn’t going to let the flu get him down. So after the July 2007 wheat harvest, the 48-year-old tried to ignore his mil...