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  • The surge is on

      “Mail early” seemed like it was working at the Grant Post Office on Monday with the arrival of a mountain of packages. With just two weeks left, the postal service is seeing a flurry of activity. Barb Moul (left) and Grant Postmaster Mary Bieb...
  • Season’s programs underway

    The Christmas season is being celebrated in schools across the highline. The first music concert was held at Perkins County Middle School in Madrid on Nov. 30. This week both Wallace School and Perkins County Elementary will host a program, with high ...
  • Middle school students hold coat drive

    Nearly 200 winter clothing items including coats, snow pants, scarves, gloves and hats were collected by Perkins County Middle School student council to be distributed to those in need this season. In conjunction, Perkins County Health Services collect...
  • November birthdays celebrated

    November birthdays were celebrated at the Perkins County Senior Center Thursday, Nov. 12. Included in the festivities were (Front row, l-r): Kevin Tickle, Thelma Moser, Yvonne Sexson. Back row: Jim Salsman, Minnie Softley, Bob Brodbeck, Katy Miyamoto, I...
  • Another Perspective...There’s nothing like feeling loved…

    By Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher It continues to amaze me when you study personalities how different people function, depending on their natural personality traits. Learning how to meet somewhere in the middle is so key in successful communication with hap...
  • Letter to the Editor...Look for efficiencies in spending

    Dear Editor: A recent Platte Institute Policy Study, “Where Did the Money Go?,” analyzed Nebraska’s revenue and spending tendencies compared with those of her bordering states. The researchers found that Nebraska was a bit of a “mixed bag,” pe...
  • NRCS provides $800,000 to protect Nebraska farm and ranch land

    In an effort to protect agricultural land in Nebraska, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced that $800,000 will be available to successful applicants through the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP). Nebraska cons...
  • NRCS in Grant gets new biologist

    Starting Dec. 1, the Natural Resource Conservation Service in Grant will have a new biologist. Aaron Sisson is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a BS in Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation. Since graduating last year, he has been working as a ...
  • Nebraska farmers give back to their community

    Thanks to Nebraska farmers, $2,500 donations are available for local eligible charities through America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program The first Thanksgiving, celebrated in Plymouth, Mass., marks an important milestone for American agriculture. I...
  • Republican River Riparian Partnership Conference set

    Republican River Riparian Restoration Partnership will be hosting their next meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 10 a.m. CT at the Southwest RC&D Building, 611 Paxton Street in Cambridge. The registration fee covers lunch. The Republican River Riparian ...
  • Nebraska-grown Christmas tree directory and holiday brochure available

    Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach would like to encourage Nebraskans to think locally this holiday season. “As we prepare to decorate our homes and give friends and loved ones holiday gifts, I’d like to remind Nebraskans to...
  • Reinke recognizes Ogallala-based dealership with Gold Pride award

    Reinke® Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanized irrigation systems, is excited to announce that J & K Irrigation of Ogallala, has received a Gold Reinke Pride award in recognition of the company’s 2009-2010 marketing year success....
  • Deadline fast approaching for leadership program in spring

    The Nebraska State Irrigation Association, the state’s oldest water use advocacy group, is accepting applications through Dec. 17 for the inaugural session of the Nebraska Future Leaders Academy. The academy targets mid-career professionals interested ...
  • Lady Plainsmen plan to intimidate with height and depth

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Height and depth return to the Lady Plainsmen roster to gear them up for another crack at a district championship and trip to Lincoln in 2010-11. Head Coach Chris Mestl (11th year, 215-92) can run four girls onto ...
  • Wrestling season opens Thursday at Wauneta-Palisade

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff With a relatively young squad for 2010-2011 wrestling season, Head Coach Dean Friedel and Assistant Coach Todd Ford, Sr., expect solid leadership from seniors Kyle Schulze, John Prante and Riley Kosmicki. Schulze is a r...
  • Several key Plainsmen sidelined at season’s start

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Coaches hate to use injuries as a reason for not succeeding, but even Plainsmen basketball Head Coach Shawn Cole would not mind coaching a fantasy team made up of players who will start Perkins County’s season s...
  • Lady Cats excited for upcoming season

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer The Wallace Lady Cats basketball team enters the 2010 season with excitement under the leadership of third year Head Coach Jennifer Koop and Assistant Coaches Gregory Skeen and Cherie Sowle. “We return a great core o...
  • Wallace team looks to be improved and competitive

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer Following a successful rebound during the football season, the Wallace Wildcat boys basketball team is looking to improve on last season’s 4-16 record. Returning after a one year absence to lead the Wildcats will b...
  • Wallace hunter successful

        Kurt Trusty of Wallace bagged a 15 by 16 mule deer on private CRP land south of Grainton. (Courtesy photo)...
  • Players named for C2-10 All-District football team

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The Tribune received incorrect information concerning Plainsmen players who were selected to the Class C2-10 All-District Football Team. Following is a complete list of selected players from our district. Selected to the o...