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  • Big savings for no-till producers in Nebraska

    The premier crop production conference in the Midwest comes to the Bicentennial Center in Salina, Kan. Jan. 25 – 26. The 15th annual No-till on the Plains Winter Conference has evolved into the most respected “continuous no-till” conference and tra...
  • Nebraska Cattlemen members set new policies at annual convention

    The 2010 Nebraska Cattlemen Convention was held at the Holiday Inn in Kearney Dec 8-10. Over 500 members and guests were present to participate in committee and council meetings. Members were able to voice their concerns with issues affecting the beef ind...
  • “Ranching For Profitability” series scheduled across the state

    Ranchers can learn more about current issues and topics important to ranch management and beef production when the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension hosts the popular Ranching for Profitability meeting series across western and central Nebraska Jan...
  • Diversity essential in planting evergreens

    Evergreens capture people’s attention this time of year. Whether selecting a Christmas tree, gathering branches for a wreath, taking a walk or just looking out the window, their welcome green rises above the brown and gray of lawn and garden. The diffe...
  • Students give holiday performance

      Members of the high school swing choir, concert bands and choruses performed for the public on Thursday, Dec. 16 in the Perkins County High School gym. Opening the evening’s festivities was the swing choir (top photo), who performed several energe...
  • Outgoing school board members honored for years of service

      Perkins County Schools Superintendent Tobin Buchanan (second from left) presented appreciation plaques to outgoing board of education members honoring them for their years of service to the district. (l-r): Dan Hughes received a plaque for his 12 ye...
  • College Notes

    Local students graduate from UNL   The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted degrees to more than 1,400 students at commencement exercises Dec. 17 and 18 in separate ceremonies for baccalaureate, postgraduate and law degrees NASA astronaut Clayton An...
  • Honors scholarships available for Nebraska high school seniors

    The Nebraska Department of Education is accepting applications for federally-funded scholarships that provide postsecondary education opportunities for Nebraska high school seniors with outstanding academic achievements. Nebraska seniors who receive a sc...
  • Wallace enjoys evening of music, entertainment

      An evening of musical enjoyment was had by all who attended the Wallace Christmas program the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 14. The program began with the sixth grade band playing “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” “Away In A Manger,” and Good King Wen...
  • Wallace School hosts read-in

      The Wallace National Honor Society sponsored a Dr. Seuss themed read-in at the school. Students and parents came to the library for a night of reading fun. After a quiet reading time there were reading activities and games. Lane Swedberg read out ...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Danny gets his chance

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   Coaches are always talking to their athletes about how you must overcome adversity if you are going to be successful. There are times when things just don’t look like they are ever going to be righ...
  • Plainsmen unable to catch Dundy County-Stratton Eagles in weekend game

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Dundy County-Stratton forward Tyler Freeland sandwiched two three pointers around the third quarter buzzer to extend his Eagles past the Plainsmen 49-41 in Grant Saturday night. Freeland’s fourth quarter shot ...
  • Lady Plainsmen defeated in Sidney 58-61

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Guard Karissa Segelke earned two three-point plays to ignite a fourth-quarter comeback from nine points down and helped her Lady Raiders defeat Perkins County 58-51 Friday night in Sidney. Jessica Glanz and Mar...
  • Lady Plainsmen fall to NPSP Lady Irish

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Lady Irish sophomore guard Mandy O’Malley stripped three dribbles cleanly (two for scores) and St. Pat’s beat Perkins County for the first time in five years with a 57-40 win in North Platte last Tuesday nig...
  • Plainsmen suffer loss in Sidney Friday

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Left-handed point guard Col-lin Harvey scorched the Plainsmen for 10 second-quarter points to unlock a 51-32 win for the Red Raiders in Sidney Friday night. Respected as both a driver to the basket and a spot-up...
  • Missed three-pointers and Sailors sink Cats

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer   The good news Thursday night in Sutherland was that Lane Swedberg hit his first shot of the game, a three-pointer to give the Wallace Wildcats an early three point lead. The bad news was it was the only three poin...
  • Lady Cats victorious heading into vacation

      By Christy Sheets Sports Writer   On Thursday night, Dec. 16 the Lady Cats traveled to face the Sutherland Sailors. Both teams were ready to play, it proved to be a battle of the defenses, neither team letting the other gain any momentum. At t...
  • Fishing regulation changes take effect Jan. 1

    The daily bag limit on panfish will change effective Jan. 1, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The major changes starting in 2011 are: Panfish – The statewide daily bag limit will be 15 and the possession limit 30. Trout – The st...
  • New director of nursing joins Golden Ours staff

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   A Holyoke, Colo. native has taken on duties as Director of Nursing Services at Golden Ours Convalescent Home. Janet (Krogmeier) Mitchell, RN, BSN, is new to Perkins County Health Services, having begun her position as DO...
  • Charges filed in Keith Co. high speed chase/shooting

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Charges have been filed against Mark J. Phillips, 39, of Louisville, Colo., for shooting at law enforcement personnel following a high-speed chase on Dec. 7 southwest of Ogallala. Charges of alleged attempted first-degre...