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  • File 2290 form at Perkins County Treasurer’s office

    Congress has passed and the president has signed an extension of the Heavy Highway Vehicle Use tax, a 2290 form. Individuals who have a vehicle that has a registration weight of more than 27 tons are required to fill out a 2290 form. Recently a postcard w...
  • Rules for Chamber Greenbacks giveaway

    • Registration for the drawings begins the evening of the Chamber Open House on Thursday Nov. 17. • Shoppers must make a purchase to receive an entry ticket. • Shoppers must be 18 years old to register and there will be allowed only one winner per f...
  • Grant family provides gruesome good time

    Providing a fun and spooky Halloween event for kids, the Hite family of Grant and assorted community members constructed a “haunted movie theatre” haunted house and gave tours on Sunday, Oct. 30. “We do something like this about every other year j...
  • Our Community’s History

    By M. Lee Tribune Staff Mysterious letter sent to Grant resident One Year AgoNovember 4, 2010 In a 259 to 168 vote, Perkins County unofficially elected Dave Hoffert to serve as the next District 2 Commissioner. There were 736 registered voters in Distr...
  • High school all-state musicians selected

    Each year, over 2000 of the best high school musicians in the state audition for the Nebraska all-state band, chorus, jazz band and orchestra which are sponsored by the Nebraska Music Educators Association. Selection as a member of one of these groups i...
  • PCS activity schedule

    November 14-20Monday, Nov. 14Start of high school basketball/wrestling practice3 p.m.    Middle school wrestling @ North Platte St. Pats6:30 p.m.    FCCLA meeting7 p.m.    School board meeting @ HS libraryTuesday, Nov. 158:15 a.m.     NSIAAA/N...
  • Wallace fifth graders collecting books for needy children

    The fifth grade class  at Wallace School is doing a year long project to earn 1,000 books before the school year is over. The class is doing this to deliver books for children in need. The class would really appreciate it if people would bring  childr...
  • Pitching with Pritch...It’s tough but rewarding

    By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director Being a coach was what I wanted to do from the time I was a sophomore in high school. Being able to coach for the number of years that I did was for the most part very enjoyable. I miss doing it a great de...
  • Plainsmen eliminated from playoffs as Crofton makes big plays for 37-9 win

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Cornerback Austin Wootman intercepted two passes, returning one “to the house” and the other four yards away to create huge shifts on the scoreboard and thrust his Warriors to a 37-9 win over the Plainsmen in last W...
  • Lady Plainsmen take runner-up plaque

    Lady Plainsmen volleyball players fell just short of their goal of making it to the state tourney when they lost to district champions North Platte St. Pat’s Lady Irish on Friday, Nov. 4 at Sutherland High School. Perkins County team members are (Fron...
  • Season ends for PC with loss to St. Pat’s

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Perkins County Lady Plainsmen ended their season with a loss to the St Pat’s Lady Irish in C-2 District Finals on Friday night in Sutherland, taking the runner-up plaque home. “It stings a lot but they have nothing to...
  • PCHS trio to sing National Anthem at tournament

      The Perkins County High School mixed vocal trio that includes Ethan Behrends, Emma Friedel and Tori Osler has been selected to perform the National Anthem at the 2011 NSAA volleyball championship finals on Saturday, Nov. 12. They were selected from ...
  • Volleyball championships broadcast live on NET TV

    The top high school girls volleyball teams in Nebraska take to the court to determine which schools will lay claim to the state championship trophies on “NSAA State Volleyball Championships” airing live statewide on Saturday, Nov. 12, on NET1 and NET-...
  • Lady Wildcats fail to advance in sub-districts

      By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats begantheir bid for the state tournament on Monday, Oct. 31 in Grant. The Lady Cats were the number one seed in their sub-districts, and they earned a bye in the first round. The Lady Cats’ firs...
  • Take fishing tackle along on hunts

    Hunters should bring their fishing tackle along on their trips this month. Fall is the time fish are looking for all they can eat, making for some excellent cool-weather fishing. “There are still plenty of chances to catch trout, vertical-jig some walle...
  • Remember change to nonresident two-day hunt permit

    Nebraskans planning holiday hunting trips should remember there is a change to the nonresident two-day hunt permit. Starting this year, that permit is valid for any two consecutive days of upland game or waterfowl hunting during the calendar year. There i...
  • Take flu precautions now say physicians

    As cooler temperatures settle in throughout much of the country, the chance of catching the flu is going up. About five to 20 percent of the population gets the flu each year and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized because of flu-related complicatio...
  • Thank the nation’s soldiers this Veterans Day

    Holiday Wishes deliver “A Touch of Home” to U.S. military members, veterans and families. For a fifth year, the American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Inc. are teaming up to deliver holiday cheer and greetings to service members, their families and vete...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Family recipe secrets are best

    Some of my favorite recipes are those that I have had given to me from my closest friends. Last weekend some of my best girls and I went out for some fire grilled pizza and, of course, our discussion quickly led to desserts. Shelby started talking about a...
  • What's Up...It’s just a light shift

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Well, I am glad that is out of the way. What, you ask? Daylight Savings Time of course. It really isn’t saving daylight you know, there is still just as much as there was before, it is just shifted around. When th...