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  • Chamber awards First Dollar

        Tarra and Richard Terry are presented with a First Dollar plaque from Chamber President Bernie Deaver following the regular business meeting on March 15. The couple recently opened R&T Tire located south of the railroad tracks in the buildin...
  • Grant graduate honored at Colorado college

        By Barbara Baker Northeastern Junior College He may not be a Long Tall  Texan, but he’ll dress up like one if you ask him to. Fact of the matter is, he’s not anything close to a Texan. He’s a Nebraskan. One thing is for certain, Andy Lon...
  • Six Aces holds 80s Night

        Six Aces Roller Rink held an 80s night on Saturday, March 24. Many skaters came dressed in 80s clothes. The night was filled with 80s music and trivia.  Skaters and onlookers alike enjoyed the tunes. Pictured is  deejay Jeff Craig “spinning...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Spicing things up By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Although I have been trying to lay off of the salt and and sodium intake lately, this recipe is one I can’t resist. Chicken being one of my favorite foods, it really has a lot of spicing up to do be...
  • Creative Family Fun

    By Alyson CarlsonArt Instructor 1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3… Red-green-purple-red-green-purple-red-green-purple… Skip-hop-jump-skip-hop-jump-skip-hop-jump… Square-circle-triangle-square-circle-triangle-square-circle-triangle Pattern. A series of things that...
  • What's Up

    Planetary wonder and wander By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Planet...the very name gives indication of what it does. Ancient astronomers recognized that there were “stars” that did not remain fixed in one position. They roamed, or wandered, an...
  • Alcohol and drug education class to be held in April

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” alcohol and drug education class. Two sessions will be held on Monday, April 16, and Tuesday, April 17 from 5:30-9 p.m. MT. Participants must attend bo...
  • Senate candidates to visit Ogallala

    The Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce and the Western Nebraska Citizen’s Caucus are hosting a U.S. Senate Candidate Forum. The event will be held on Sunday, March 25, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, at the Quality Inn Convention Center in Ogallala. The forum ...
  • Every 68 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer’s

    There are more than 37,000 people living with Alzheimer’s in Nebraska. According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s® 2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, the cost to care for a person with dementia is on the rise. “With aging baby boomers...
  • IRS offers new penalty relief and installment agreements in expanded initiative

    The Internal Revenue Service announced a major expansion of its “Fresh Start” initiative to help taxpayers by taking steps to provide new penalty relief to the unemployed and making Installment Agreements available to more people. Under the new Fresh ...
  • TOPS helps members build nutritious meals

    Spring is here and many people are focusing on weight loss. March is National Nutrition Month, an opportunity for individuals to focus on nutrition, receive information, and make wise food choices. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit...
  • Trees, saws and ladders don’t mix

    In May of 2011, a Lexington, Ky., woman was struck by a falling tree limb and died. According to a local news report, the woman was holding a ladder for her husband as he tried to trim a tree branch caught in a power line. The large limb fell, spinning he...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Final Four heating up and winding down By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director First things first! Nebraska has a new basketball coach.  Tim Miles, former coach at Colorado State University is now coming to Lincoln.   Unless you are a hardcore...
  • Track’s 2012 season officially underway

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County athletes kicked off their track season with a home triangular on Thursday, March 22, with cool temperatures and morning rain, clearing by afternoon. Wauneta and South Platte participated in the meet, giving all of...
  • Wildcats open season at Hershey/St. Pat’s Invite

    By Christi SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats opened the 2012 season at the Hershey/St. Pat’s Invite held in Hershey on Saturday, March 24.  Twelve teams competed at the meet:  North Platte St. Patrick’s (NPSP), Hershey, Sutherland, Brady, Mul...
  • Franzen signs on to Peru State

        Hunter Franzen of Wallace High School has signed a letter of intent to play football for Peru State College this fall. The 6-foot-3 240 pound senior is a three-year letterman, two-year team captain, two-time academic all-state selection, first t...
  • Kay authorizes poster company

    Chip Kay, athletic director of Perkins County High School, wishes to inform the surrounding business community that he has authorized All-American Sports Posters to produce Perkins County High School’s athletic posters. All-American Sports Posters will ...
  • Life in The Slow Lane

        Turkey hunting was made for kids By Ev TarrellAvid hunter, fisherman, and outdoor enthusiast The Nebraska Youth Shotgun Turkey season opens Saturday, April 7 across all of Nebraska. The great early spring warmth and our mild 2011 -2012 winter ...
  • Pheasant Run to host Spring Fling April 14

    The Annual Spring Fling membership meeting of the Pheasant Run Golf Course will be held Saturday, April 14, in the shelter. Starting at 4 p.m., there will be free soft drinks and appetizers and a social time. President Shawn Stutzman will begin the busin...
  • Coaches selected for All-Star Volleyball Game

    The volleyball coaches have been selected to lead the West and East teams for the 28th annual West Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Game. This year’s game will be played Saturday, June 2 in Scottsbluff at Cougar Palace on the campus of Western Nebraska’s ...