Public hearing date on a new integrated management plan to address compliance actions in water-short years.
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Irrigators in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District will want to mark their calendar fo...
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has received 20 reports of confirmed or probable cases of mumps connected to an event in Columbus. So far, six cases have been lab-confirmed.
Of the confirmed or probable mumps cases, 18 have bee...
Mr. Stenberg has created another flap/flop as a candidate for State Treasurer. As Attorney General he “sold Nebraska down the Republican River to Kansas.” His inept, poor attitude, mishandling of the Kansas lawsuit made a bad situation ...
When you have small children around, one meal that will be a weekly request is mac and cheese. I don’t bother asking the kids what they would like for supper because the answer is always either pizza or macaroni and hot dogs. As good as they are, I don...
The Venango Lions Club held its spring cleanup on their designated stretch of highway through Venango and the surrounding area. Before heading out, the group was treated to rolls and coffee by the Tin Can Diner. Participants in the project included (Fro...
Great Plains Communications’ Internet service across Southwest Nebraska was interrupted for several hours on Tuesday, May 4, when a leased fiber optic cable was inadvertently damaged during construction.
The ever growing dependency on reliable Inte...
The Perkins County Middle School bands and choruses entertained families and friends at their annual spring concert Tuesday, May 4.
Brooke Poppe and Elisa Carlson (middle, l-r), part of the graduating class of 2010, join grandparents LaVern Poppe (left) and Katy Carlson (right) as graduates of Perkins County High School. LaVern and Katy were classmates in the class of 1950. (Courtesy ...
Amara Meyer has recently been selected as the Beta Sigma Phi May “Senior of the Month.”
Meyer, a 2010 graduate of Perkins County High School, is the daughter of Ryal Meyer and Christine Meyer.
During her high school career, Meyer was a member o...
The Perkins County sixth grade class attended Rural AmeriTowne in Wray, Colo., on Friday, April 30. The students learned about basic economics, personal check writing, investing, and running their own business during the simulation. Pinnacle Bank provid...
The Mid-Plains Community College extended campus in Imperial is hosting a Business Transitions Workshops with instructor Odee Ingersoll on May 19.
The workshop is available on-line or at the Imperial extended campus.
Ingersoll is a former family busi...
Sun bonnets, graduation caps, ball caps, cowboy hats, berets, derbys, or beanies–no matter what hat you choose it is “Hats off to You.”
Saturday, May 22 at 10 a.m MDT it will be time to celebrate! Everyone is encouraged to wear their favori...
By Cathy Lacy
Denver Regional Census Director
Census employees, community leaders, and neighborhood volunteers are committed to ensuring that every United States resident is counted according to constitutional mandate.
We’ve done a lot so far in ...
UNL Extension Educator
“What is this?” “Do I like it?” “Why did you mix it up like that?”
Many parents will tell you that consistently finding nutritious recipes and foods that will be a hit at the dinner table is challe...
Kristi Kohl M.D.
Grant Medical Clinic
In celebration of April 19-26, which was National Infant Immunization Week, I’d like to highlight the history of immunizations and discuss the importance of continuing with immunizations.
Immunizations have s...
High school graduation parties can be great celebrations, but parents can face jail time, fines and even the loss of their home or business if they provide alcohol to a minor who then injures or kills someone.
“Underage drinking or drinking and dri...
By Dr. Joann Schaefer
Nebraska’s Chief Medical Officer
We’re at a critical juncture in time. Our kids could be the healthiest nation in one generation, but only if we take action now.
Public health has made major strides in our country in t...
Prescription drugs have been the subject of much scrutiny in recent years, however, a new study reveals such criticism may be valid.
Prescription drug abuse has become a serious problem in America in recent years. So much so the U.S. Drug Enforcement A...
By Jan Rahn
Performing off the charts at the Best of the Midwest track and field meet on Tuesday, May 4, in Sutherland, senior Jenni Sis broke the met record in the girls 100 meter dash.
Sis finished in 12.2 seconds, breaking the re...
By Jan Rahn
Plainsmen tracksters Ashley Kemling and Jenni set Perkins County Schools records during the Dundy County-Stratton Twilight Invitational meet on Friday, May 7.
Sis won the 200 meter dash in 26 seconds, and also took first...