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  • Six candidates contend for three school board seats

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Three open seats on the Board of Education of Perkins County School will be filled on Nov. 2 when six candidates vie for one of the positions. They include Ryan Hendricks, Amy Kroeker, Scott Osler, Jill Pelster, Michaela P...
  • Discussion continues on increasing water rates to support future projects

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Further discussion was held on a possible water rate increase by Grant City Council members during their regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 12. The purpose of an increase would be to have funds on hand for major projects down t...
  • Art gallery open house to feature local publisher and Perkins County authors

      On Sunday, Oct. 24, enjoy refreshments while visiting with Linda Young of MaxQ Enterprises LLC publishing company of Grant, purchase limited editions, and learn how to get a book published.    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Introduction of a lo...
  • Election fast approaching

    • Early voting is underway at the clerk’s office. An application requesting a ballot appeared in last week’s issue. • Oct. 22 - Last day for in-person voter registration.        Clerk’s office open until 6 p.m. • Oct. 27 -Last day t...
  • Another Perspective...Scam danger overlooked if friend in need

    Scams are everywhere. We’re constantly warned about them. BEWARE! We hear examples how they’re used to prey upon older people. Yet last week when I got an email from a friend, who had his bags stolen while in the UK and needed help, my heart flashe...
  • NRD reduces allocation on bypassed wells

    Bypass mechanisms active on five wells. By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Allocation on five irrigation wells with active meter bypasses will be reduced significantly following action of the Upper Republican Natural Resources Board (URNRD) Tu...
  • 4-H news and events

    • Cheesecake fundraiser Oct. 15-29 (sales); pickup and delivery Nov. 14, Perkins County Courthouse. Sales forms available at extension office Friday, Oct. 15. • Decorate Your Duds workshop T-shirt fun, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. Perkins County Fairgrounds. RS...
  • NRD developing incentives to retire irrigated acres

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Reducing the amount of  irrigation water pumped in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) remains a key focus of the URNRD board.  During their monthly meeting last week, Manager Jasper Fann...
  • Arbitrator favors Kansas in newest water ruling

    By John Milburn Associated Press Writer A federal arbitrator has ruled in favor of Kansas in disputes with Colorado and Nebraska over the use of water from the Republican River. Kansas Attorney General Steve Six said Friday two issues were in play re...
  • New Nebraska Corn Board manual covers feeding distillers grains to cattle on forage

    Research shows forage fed cattle often perform better when corn products like distillers grains are made available, especially during the winter months. To assist cattle producers in assessing the opportunity of feeding corn co-products produced by eth...
  • Stay alert during harvest season

    Nebraska motorists are reminded to use extra caution and pay special attention as harvest season is underway. Drivers can expect to see an increase in agricultural equipment on state roadways.  In addition to farm implements, motorists are also encour...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Little player in big league

    Last week on Monday Night Football, I switched favorite teams to watch for at least now.  I don’t like the Patriots, but they picked up Danny Woodhead,  former North Platte High and Chadron State standout, and I switched.  Woodhead, who was a two t...
  • Plainsmen crush Morrill Lions 65-0

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Brody Prante scored two touchdowns from 30 yards away, Michael York carried the ball four times and scored three touchdowns, and the Plainsmen put points on the scoreboard faster than a machine gun could put bullets...
  • All-out effort propels Lady Plainsmen to win over CC Lady Longhorns

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Excellent serving and total team effort were the theme of the night as the Lady Plainsmen handily defeated the Chase County Lady Longhorns in all three sets last Thursday night in Imperial. Coach Penny Hite said the ...
  • Perkins County runners host invite, SPVA

      By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff Running two races concurrently, Perkins County harriers fared well at the Perkins County/SPVA cross country meet held at the Grant Golf Course Thursday, Oct. 7.  The race is scored twice, once with all runner...
  • A few strokes separate golfers from state competition

    Senior golfers Emily Kiolbasa and Steph Reichert both played well at the district golf tournament in Bayard Monday, Oct. 4, but nevertheless came up a few strokes short of qualifying for state. Reichert finished 19th, with 54 on the front nine, and 56 ...
  • Activities Schedule

    Updated calendar of events available on the school website http://www.pcs.esu16.org Thursday, October 14 Lions Club Hearing/Testing at Middle School 2:30 PM K-12 Early Dismissal 3:00 PM D5 Dist. Cross Country at Grant Golf Course** 4:00 PM SPVA Voll...
  • Wildcats race past Hayes Center Cardinals

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer Speed kills in eight-man football and that was very evident Friday night as the Wallace Wildcats used their tremendous speed advantage to run past the much bigger, but much slower Hayes Center Cardinals, 30-12. A lig...
  • Lady Cats post decisive win over South Platte in home contest

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats hosted South Platte on Thursday, Oct 7. The Lady Cats were ready to play and won, decisively, in straight sets 25-9, 25-9, and 25-5. When asked about the game, Coach Rohde said, “The girls played...
  • Volunteer readers needed at elementary

    We are looking for people who would be interested in helping with the Volunteer Reader Program at Perkins County Elementary School.  This would be listening to children read, go over sight words and some reading comprehension.  It would be one day ...