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  • Wallace Wildcats defeat Cyclones, fall to Hitchcock County Falcons

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats picked up their third win of the year in Stapleton Thursday night, when they defeated the Stapleton/McPherson County Cyclones 55-48.  The Wildcats jumped on the Cyclones early behind the offensi...
  • A rough week for the Lady Cats

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer Thursday, Feb. 11, the Wallace  Wildcats traveled to Stapleton to face the SMC Cyclones. In the first quarter it was clear that the ladies came to play matching the Cyclones shot for shot. The first quarter ended with t...
  • Wallace students attend choir clinic

    Wallace School students participated in a conference choir clinic at Hayes Center on Monday, Feb. 8. Other attending schools included Maywood, Paxton, Hayes Center, Hitchcock County, Dundy County/Stratton and Wauneta/Palisade, with each  choir performi...
  • Christensen forging ahead with occupation tax fix

     He said Republican Basin must remain proactive and work together better. By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican More than 60 people from the area including irrigators and business owners came to Imperial Monday to hear an update on water issues...
  • EPA rules show corn ethanol reduces emissions

    The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized new rules which show that corn ethanol complies with the 20 percent reduction in emissions required by the Renewable Fuels Standard. The RFS is a 2007 federal law which mandates increased use of biofuel...
  • Tucked in a corn crib

    Myron Harms has 10 new baby calves at his farm northwest of Madrid. The little ones and their mothers braved snow showers in the night Sunday and a bitter day Monday with high winds and temperatures in the teens. The USDA National Agricultural Statistic...
  • ‘One Toe in the Grave’ dinner theatre tickets go on sale Feb. 15

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor It has been four years since area residents have had the pleasure of enjoying an evening of fine dining accompanied by local talent on stage.  The Perkins County Area Arts Council is sponsoring a dinner theatre on March 1...
  • New candidates file for school board and commissioner seats

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Another challenger has entered the District 3 Commissioner race in Perkins County Filing as an incumbent for the seat last week was Darrell Pierce.  Pierce is best known for his role as a member on Grant City Council. ...
  • New Digital mammography coming to PCHS

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The radiology department at Perkins County Health Services will soon install a digital mammography machine—the first of its kind in the area. Detecting breast cancer at its earliest possible stages dramatically increases...
  • Retirement of cook opens fall position at Perkins County Schools

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Meal time at Perkins County High School will seem different next fall to students, faculty and staff who are used to seeing a familiar face behind the counter. No longer will Food Service Manager Joyce Hightower be creatin...
  • Perpetrators are targeting grandparents in latest scam

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff Jim Hegarty, president of the Omaha Better Business Bureau office said that incidents being referred to as the “grandparent scam” are being reported  to bureau offices around the country. “It’s just another t...
  • H1N1 death reported to DHHS

    The Douglas County Health Department reported an H1N1 death to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  The Douglas County man was in his 30s and had underlying health conditions. Because of state statutes, the name and other deta...
  • State will receive more than $1 million in stimulus funds for public health programs

    Recently Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson welcomed an announcement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that Nebraska will receive more than $1 million to support public health efforts across the state.   The funds are made possible by the...
  • Senator Christensen’s bill on mini-truck operation moves to final round

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Owners of small vehicles, known  as mini-trucks, got a step closer to being able to legally use the vehicles on state roads and highways. Sen. Mark Christensen’s LB 650, authorizing their use, advanced to f...
  • “Give life, give blood”

    Dear Editor: It is time again to give blood.  The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Grant on Monday, Feb. 15 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the New Life Fellowship Church, 4th and Mitchem.   In light of what happened in Haiti recently, it should make us...
  • Pleased with Heineman’s priorities

    Dear Editor: I read the article in The Grant Tribune-Sentinel: “Governor outlines three priorities for Nebraska’s prosperous future.” Having spoken with Governor Heineman on various occasions, I have found him to be engaging, witty and firmly in c...
  • Wallace CWC to meet Feb. 20

    The Wallace Christian Women’s Club will meet at the Wallace Community Hall on Saturday, Feb. 20, beginning at 10 a.m. CT.   Special music will be shared by Donna and the Lou Lou’s  and “The High Bid” with Johnny Williams from Calhan, Colo.  ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers - A cup full of love

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff February is here–the month of love! So what are you doing for that special day? Along with the hurry and hustle of each and every day, now you have yet another thing to worry about. Valentine’s Day. What was origin...
  • Flowers feed the soul

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff The month of February not only  contains Valentine’s Day, it is also National Floral Design Month. With that in mind, we asked Michelle Poppe of Poppe’s Posies to share with us a little bit about the topic. Poppe ...
  • PCHS speakers finish second and third at area meets

    The last two Saturdays have found the PCHS speech team competing at their home invitational and at the Sutherland Sailor Invite.   Students from 19 schools participated at the PCHS meet and those from 14 schools attended the Sutherland contest. Midpo...