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  • Johanns internship application deadline approaching

    U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) is currently accepting internship applications for his Nebraska and Washington, D.C. offices for the spring 2012 session, which will run from January to May of next year. The application deadline for the spring semester is...
  • October is Nebraska State College System Month: good news for high school seniors

    Governor Heineman has proclaimed the month of October as Nebraska State College System Month and encouraged students and their parents to visit Chadron State, Peru State or Wayne State College. Presenting the proclamation, Lieutenant Governor Rick Sheehy ...
  • Pitching with Pritch...It was only one game...

    By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director Welcome to the Big Ten, Nebraska. It would appear that the Cornhuskers are members of the Big 10, but not obviously a member of the elite group of the league in football.  The Badgers from Wisconsin starte...
  • Plainsmen crush Bayard Tigers 46-7

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer BAYARD—Plainsmen quarterback Quinton Hite torched the Tigers secondary with three throws to Taylor Boldt in the end zone and both Justin Hatcher and Tim Johnson rushed for two touchdowns apiece to blast Perkins County...
  • Plainsmen have full week of volleyball

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff The Perkins County Lady Plainsmen had a busy week of volleyball beginning with a home game against Haxtun Monday, Sept. 26, a triangular at Chase County Tuesday and finishing with tournament in Gothenburg on Saturday. The wee...
  • Golfers are third at Hershey Invitational

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff With the best team score so far this year, Perkins County golfers finished in third place at the Hershey invitational Tuesday, Sept. 27. “The younger girls really stepped up their game and played some of their best golf,”...
  • Runners take on tough UNK course

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Cross country runners’ times are continuing to improve, with the most recent competition being one of the toughest courses at the UNK Invite on Monday, Sept. 26. Senior veteran runner Ashley Kemling’s time was close to h...
  • Wildcat mission accomplished Friday

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace football team went to Wauneta with a purpose Friday night; to play a complete game in all areas. The offensive line opened up huge holes, the back field was hitting the holes for good yardage and the defense ...
  • Wallace Lady Cats win two more

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Wallace Triangular on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The Cats’ first opponent was the Brady Eagles. The scrappy Wildcats took the first set, but the determined Eagles battled back to win the next t...
  • Hunters have access to deer exchange

    Deer hunters may provide venison to anyone willing to accept it, thanks to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Deer Exchange program. Nebraska has an abundant deer population, as well as many hunting opportunities. The Deer Exchange accommodates th...
  • Hunters: be cautious on roads

    The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds hunters to be cautious this fall when driving the state’s rural roads. Before it is harvested, tall corn may hamper visibility at intersections. Drivers should slow down at these intersections and take a se...
  • Panel forecasts record income for Nebraska farmers

    Nebraska will see all-time record farm incomes this year along with steady employment and income growth in most industries over the next two years, according to the Nebraska Business Forecast Council. In its latest report, the council projected solid empl...
  • Free farm and ranch financial clinics planned

    Free, one-on-one, confidential consultations for farmers and ranchers are being offered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and Legal Aid of Nebraska. The consultations involve meeting with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. ...
  • Harvest season safety reminders

    Harvest season is underway and motorists in Nebraska are reminded to use extra caution and pay special attention. Drivers can expect to see an increase in agricultural equipment on state roadways. In addition to farm implements, motorists are encouraged ...
  • Rural poll: majority believe they’re better off than five years ago

    A robust agricultural economy has shielded many rural Nebraskans from the worst of the recession, and the Nebraska Rural Poll shows a majority believe they’re better off today than five years ago and many are confident conditions in their lives will con...
  • Love of travel

    By Pastor Rich SavageUnited Methodist Church, Grant As long as I can remember, I have enjoyed traveling. When I was a kid I remember traveling to see my grandparents and other family. I can only remember one true vacation to the mountains when I was in g...
  • They just don’t get it!

    Dear Editor: I am a 68-year-old man whose awareness of our elected federal representatives goes back to Carl Curtis and Roman Hruska. In all that time I have occasionally been disappointed in some action they may or may not have taken–with the exception...
  • An alternate method of “joining”

    Dear Editor: One of the many strengths of living in a rural community is the pride it exudes in helping citizens feel welcome and safe. Joining a local civic organization provides persons various desirable opportunities of service in beautification, publi...
  • Celebrating 125 years of worship

    The congregation of the Grant United Methodist Church came together Sunday, Sept. 18 for a full day of celebration to mark the 125th anniversary of the church. Guest pastors, special music, member recognition, a catered meal and afternoon entertainmen...
  • School budget’s levy and tax asking down for second year in a row

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Good news for the district again this budget year is a levy decrease and downturn in tax asking. This is the second consecutive year that both the levy and overall tax request are down. The newly adopted $11 million 2011-12 budg...