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  • 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 ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...As the weather turns

    Do you ever get home in the evening and just feel like throwing on some sweatpants and lounging out with a movie or a good book? I know I do, especially as the weather gets cooler. Then I hear the nagging voice in the back of my head saying “Ashleigh, ...
  • What's Up...Moon viewing set Saturday

    My thanks to the editor for allowing me time off last week so I could attend my 45th high school class reunion. It was a fun weekend for all. It would have been better if there weren’t so many “old” people there. (Here I must insert a very large gr...
  • History of Fire Prevention Week

    This year’s theme, “Smoke Alarms: A sound you can live with,” is being celebrated Oct. 3-9 in schools, neighborhoods and fire departments across America to emphasize the importance of fire safety.   Commemorating A  Conflagration Fire Prevent...
  • National Action Week stresses impact of obesity on young joints, bones

    Healthy bones and joints are the building blocks of a healthy body. With childhood obesity on the rise and a global epidemic declared, the U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative points out that obesity can have a devastating impact on a child’s musculoskeletal...
  • Managing nuisance insects invading the home

    By David Lott UNL Extension Horticulturist A number of calls have come to the Extension Office about various insect pests that have started to look for warmer environments in our homes.  Before panicking and causing extra work and possible harm to o...
  • Military can receive retroactive payments

    Military members whose service was involuntarily extended, or whose retirement was suspended between September 11, 2001 and September 30, 2009, due to stop loss are entitled to retroactive payments of $500 for each month they were extended, according to ...
  • Yard winterizing program offered Oct. 26

    As the growing season is coming to an end for 2010, it is time to think about winterizing yards and landscapes. Come join other garden enthusiasts to learn various winterizing tips to help prepare yards and landscapes for the coming cold weather. David...
  • October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month

    Expert reveals how to choose the best shelter dog for a family.   Dr. Diane Pomerance wants to show everyone how to make a family happier – and save a life at the same time – in October. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Ani...
  • Spousal benefits offer more retirement options

    By Michael Sylvan Social Security District Manager You may have more options than you know when it comes to Social Security benefits. Like many, you probably have given some thought to your own retirement plans.  You know you can retire as early as...
  • Some perennials offer maximum bloom

    Summer is over and it’s time to think about next year while the season is still fresh in your mind. What plants fared the best, which ones did you enjoy the most? And, if you’re thinking that far ahead, what plants are on your “must-have” list fo...
  • In & Out sells winning ticket

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor A 2by2 Nebraska Lottery ticket purchased at In & Out in Grant yielded $22,000 in winnings for Chris Wendell of Grant.  She joins more than 1,600 winners in the Sunday, Sept. 26 drawings.  According to the Nebraska ...
  • Legislative candidate forum set for Oct. 20 in Grant

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Legislative candidates for  the 44th District seat, incumbent Mark Christensen and challenger and former senator Tom Baker,  will participate in a candidate forum next Wednesday, Oct. 20 in Grant. The event ...
  • EMTs and law enforcement end quiet Sunday with evening calls

    Motorists traveling along Highway 61 south of the Imperial junction Monday morning observed a vehicle that had rolled with police tape still around it. According to Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman, the wreck had occurred the previous night, Sunda...