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  • Annexation vote by city council set for Dec. 22 during special meeting

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The second reading on four ordinances pertaining to annexation took place at the regular meeting of Grant City Council Tuesday, Dec. 8. A special meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 22 for the third reading, along with ...
  • Sheriff’s office receives grant for in-car camera

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The Perkins County Sheriff’s Office is receiving grant funding assistance for obtaining one in-car camera system, according to Fred Zwonechek, administrator for the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety. “This highway saf...
  • Chamber winner gets $500

    For being present, Tona Heinemann had her winnings double—taking in $500 at the Perkins County Chamber’s Greenback Drawing on Saturday, Dec. 12. Also present and winning double was Keith Larsen who took home $100 in greenbacks. The $50 winners at...
  • Christmas events set across the area next week

      St. Paul Lutheran Church Dec. 20: at Venango, Children’s program/potluck, 5 p.m. Dec. 24: at Amherst, Christmas Eve children’s program, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 24: at Venango, Christmas Eve service, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 25: at Amherst, Christmas Day serv...
  • Sounds of the season heard at school concerts

    High schoolers perform a holiday selection during their Christmas concert held Monday night. (Right) Several songs with actions and  antics put the audience in the holiday spirit last Thursday evening when the elementary performed at the high school. T...
  • Hunt Challenge must raise $26,780

    The Perkins County Foundation must reach the goal by the end of December to meet the requirements of the Hunt Challenge.  ...
  • Apply to be a census taker in Perkins County

    Census takers can expect full-time employment for several months. Good pay, reimbursement for mileage. Call the North Platte U.S. Census Bureau at 308-221-3040 or the national toll free number 1-866-861-2010 to receive an employment test.     By Jan ...
  • Register now for leadership skills program

    Enhancing leadership skills of individuals who will take our rural communities into the future will be the focus of the program “Leaders For A New Frontier” to be held Feb. 2-4, 2010 in Curtis at the Community Center.   This program is looking for...
  • Transition underway at Frenchman Valley Co-op

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor After 20 years behind the counter at the co-op, Kathy Deaver is retiring to “play.” She said she wants to spend more time with her husband, Dave, and enjoy gardening with him. The Deaver garden is one of the best summer ...
  • A place for everything—everything in its place

    A place for everything; everything in its place. Such was the philosophy that an older friend lived by, one instilled in her by her father. Her desk was always neat. Her small house was always neat. I know many people who seem to have that trait of organ...
  • Winter weather impacts blood donations

    Elsie-Madrid Community Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 23 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. MST at the Elsie Methodist Church.  Appointments can be made by calling Michele Cutler at 228-2318.   Severe winter weather that bore down on the Midwest...
  • Birthdays celebrated

    Celebrating December birthdays at the Perkins County Senior Center Friday, Dec. 11 are (Front row, l-r): Doris McGregor, Donna Brodbeck. Back row: Frank Jantzen, Reenie Mercier. (Photo by Shari Friedel)  ...
  • Santa assisted by Elsie elves

    Helping Santa Claus get a head start on filling his treat bags for his visit to Elsie are ECDO members (l-r): Rosalie Curtis, Madisyn Cutler and Kim Copple. The bags were distributed to children during Elsie’s holiday celebration Monday, Dec. 14. (Court...
  • Lionism totaling 329 years and still going strong

    Six Grant Lions Club members have amassed a total of 329 years of membership–and they haven’t slowed down.   Leon Kumor (51 years) Kumor has served as president of the club and has chaired several standing committees.  He has recorded many ye...
  • Collector shares nativity scenes

    Ardis Conklin of Holyoke shared her collection of nativity scenes with residents at Westview Retirement Community in Grant Friday, Dec. 4. Conklin’s collection began with one she painted in the 1970s and grew from there. She now has over 50 sets ranging...
  • Live Healthy Nebraska registration opens Dec. 15

    Live Healthy Nebraska, a new team wellness challenge from the Nebraska Sports Council, opened for registration on Tuesday, Dec. 15.   The 100-day weight-loss/physical activity challenge begins Jan. 14, and organizers expect more than 10,000 participan...
  • Play production team receives superior

    Perkins County play production team gave their best performance of the season on Friday, Dec. 11 at the Class C2 State Play Production competition, according to Director Dawnell Glunz. The team received a superior rating and ranked fifth for their perfor...
  • Area tax professional celebrates milestone anniversary

    LaVern Poppe of Poppe’s Tax Service celebrates 20 years of professional affiliation with the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP), a nonprofit professional association founded in 1979, and committed to excellence in taxation.  NATP membe...
  • Pfc Dunn deployed

    Army Pfc. Edward T. Dunn, a 2004 Ogallala High School graduate, has been mobilized and activated for deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the official name given to military o...
  • Wrestlers travel to Gordon for meet two

    Plainsmen wrestlers got their longest road trip out of the way early in the season with the Gordon/Rushville Invitational Saturday, Dec. 12. Meeting with 13 other teams, Perkins County finished in 12th place with 28 team points. Top team and pin tour...