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  • PCHS FCCLA members attend conference

    District 13 FCCLA Leadership conference was held at Mid Plains South Campus in North Platte on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Thirty-two members from Perkins County High FCCLA attended this conference with their advisor Mrs. Cathy Ochsner. The theme for the confere...
  • PC Activity Schedule

    Updated calendar available at WWW.PCS.ESU16.ORG All times are Mountain Time. Thursday, December 2 12 p.m. Varsity wrestling at Wauneta-Palisade duals (at Palisade) Friday, December 3 4:30 p.m. JV boys / JV girls basketball vs. Maxwell (Boys in MPR ...
  • Wallace quartet sings anthem at Memorial Stadium

    The Wallace Boys Quartet was selected to sing the National Anthem for the Class D1 Football championship game held at Memorial Stadium on Monday, Nov. 22. The boys were selected as a result of an audition recording submitted to NSAA. In addition to si...
  • Swedberg chosen for all-state choir

    Lane Swedberg, a senior at Wallace High School was chosen to sing bass in the 2010 Nebraska All State Choir. John Paul Lempke was selected as a first alternate for the tenor section. Each year over 2,000 of the best high school musicians in the state aud...
  • NPCC music and art departments to present concert and art showing on Thursday, Dec. 2

    The North Platte Community College music and art departments will present a concert and art showing at 7:30 p.m. CT on Thursday, (today) Dec. 2, at the McDonald-Belton Theater on the South Campus of the college. The concert will feature the college choir...
  • Mail military packages early to assure holiday arrival

    The post office has announced mailing deadlines to assure mail and care packages get to military personnel during the holidays. Although the recommended mailing date for parcel post to overseas military destinations such as Iraq and Afghanistan was Nov. ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...At your service

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff As I sit back and think I realize that I have been writing this column now for almost a year. I cannot thank all of our readers enough for all the generous praise and kind words. I love to write and I love to cook so this...
  • Hints for Health...Challenges of being a family caregiver

    By Shaun Meyer RN In the field of care giving, in any setting, whether it be hospital, nursing home, assisted living, home care, medical clinics, etc., we see the impact daily of being a family caregiver. Folks who have chosen to care for their family ...
  • What's Up...Lunar eclipse on the way

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer December looks like it will be an interesting month astronomically. First, five of the visible planets are making a showing in the early evening skies during the first weeks of December. Fleet Mercury will make a...
  • Home heating is leading cause of fire fatalities

    As temperatures drop, home heating systems will fast kick into gear. However, some of the heat sources that make residents feel warm and toasty also represent a leading cause of U.S. home fires and fire fatalities. According to the nonprofit National Fir...
  • Holiday season remembers all children who have died

    Globally tens of thousands of bereaved families expected to participate in annual event Sunday, Dec. 12. No one is exaggerating to say there will be a wave of light encircling the globe Dec.12 as hundreds of services are held in remembrance of all child...
  • Beware of counterfeiters and scams this busy season

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Some McCook bankers put out a warning to businesses and individuals that counterfeit $20 bills were being passed to several retailers and one of the banks in McCook toward the end of November. With the holiday season here, i...
  • 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 ...