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  • Gothenburg, Kimball girls take wins from Lady Plainsmen last weekend

    by Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer The Lady Plainsmen earned a  35-29  lead after three quarters in Gothenburg, but the Lady Swedes’ three three-point plays and two open cutters took a come-from-behind, 48-42 win away from Perkins County, who los...
  • Wildcats show improvement despite weekend losses

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer Coming off a blowout loss at Wauneta-Palisade during the season’s opening weekend, the Wallace Wildcats hosted another very talented team in the Maxwell Wildcats last Friday. Despite losing 67-49, Wallace showed si...
  • Intensity builds as Lady Cats face week two of competition

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer On Friday night the Cats hosted the Maxwell Wildcats. The Lady Cats were primed and ready for the epic battle of the Wildcats.  The first quarter ended with Wallace trailing by three, 11 to 14. The second quarter, Max...
  • Feb. 1 is cutoff for farmers to enroll in conservation

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has set Feb. 1 as the cutoff to rank applications from farmers and ranchers wishing to receive cost-share funds for the installation of soil, water, grazing, or wildlife practices, according to NRCS....
  • Commodity loan deadline ahead

    We wish to remind producers considering a commodity loan before the end of the year, that they need to allow up to two weeks before Dec. 31 to get the loan requested, processed, and funds disbursed if they want the income in 2009.   This is due to the...
  • Farm Bureau members

    Members of Perkins County Farm Bureau joined members from across the state at the 2009 Nebraska Farm Bureau convention in Kearney Dec. 7-8. Showing their opposition to the mandatory cap and trade programs as a response to the climate change issue are (l...
  • Alliance native Rebekah Davis seeking Third District Congressional seat

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Alliance native Rebekah Davis  wants to represent Nebraska’s 3rd Congressional District in Washington, D.C.  Davis, 28, a Democrat, said Nebraska has just five voices in Congress and believes all five shou...
  • Lake McConaughy reaches one million acre-feet for first time in seven years

    For the first time in almost a decade, Lake McConaughy surpassed 1 million acre-feet of water, reaching the seven-digit figure on Wednesday. Lake McConaughy has not held more than 1 million acre-feet of water in nine years, since 2002. On Monday (today...
  • Lucky winner present at drawing

    Ramiro Bazan (front) is the winner of $100 in Chamber Bucks. Bazan’s name was the first called at the first drawing on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Hatch’s and because he was present his winnings doubled. Others who won but not present were Norma Jean Kuskie, ...
  • Elsie to celebrate

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Monday, Dec. 14 has been set aside to celebrate Christmas in Elsie.  Some of the businesses in town will have refreshments throughout the day, leading up to the evening’s events for the annual community holiday celebrat...
  • Nebraska schools brace for $32 million in state aid cuts

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The state’s public schools have achieved a victory for now, knowing, however, there will be major cuts in state aid for the 2010-11 school year as a result of Legislative Bill 5 addressing a projected $334 million budget s...
  • One Act teams state bound

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  • Wellness challenge offers lifestyle change in 2010

    Register a team with Live Healthy Nebraska to begin a 100-day program toward better health. By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Registration begins on Tuesday, Dec. 15 for Live Healthy Nebraska, a competitive weight-loss program similar to the former N-L...
  • U.S. Census Bureau launches operations

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The U.S. Census Bureau launched community operations this week all over the country. One such event was held in North Platte Tuesday. Vic Gentry, manager of the Census office in North Platte, said lunch, enterta...
  • PCHS Foundation has board positions available

    Two Perkins County Health Services Foundation Board of Directors appointments will be made by the Perkins County Commissioners Jan. 19.   These positions will be for three years (starting Feb. 1, 2010) and are available to persons living in Districts ...
  • ‘Not guilty’ plea entered in fatal crash

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Benjamin J. Pelster, 33, of rural Elsie was arraigned in Perkins County Court on Wednesday, Dec. 2, on charges of motor vehicle homicide. Pelster appeared in front of Judge Edward D. Steenburg to enter a ‘not guilty’ p...
  • Welcome to my world, Preslin Lorelle Lutz

    What better way to anticipate celebration of the Christ child’s birth than to celebrate the REAL birth of Preslin Lorelle Lutz. We met our precious third grandchild Friday afternoon when we took Austin, six, and Tayvin, two, to greet their brand new ...
  • Season of mixed emotions

    Christmas, my favorite holiday, is just days away, and I’m sure a multitude of people are just like me—stuck in a whirlwind of things I must do vs want to do.  What I must do is go to work, keep up with laundry, and attend events. What I “want...
  • Join the 2010 quilt block challenge

    It’s not too early to start thinking about the 2010 Perkins County Fair.  Everyone is invited to take up the “Quilt Block   Challenge.”   Each year the Perkins County Fair invites everyone to enter this special open class contest. This year ...
  • Lempke member of honored fraternity

    University of Nebraska at Kearney’s newest social fraternity, Phi Gamma Delta, or FIJI, recently received national recognition from the organization's headquarters for achievements in the 2008-2009 academic year.  The group earned the Zerman Trophy,...