Now is the time to make summer vacation plans and reservations at Nebraska state parks.
Students are out of school, holidays are on the horizon and parks are getting ready for a busy summer.
Nebraskans appear to be choosing to spend more of their vac...
Residents in Grant are urged to voluntarily clean up their properties. City officials have provided a roll off dumpster for disposing of non-hazardous discarded goods located at the grass clipping collection site west of the ballfield.
The dumpster ...
Ed Evans, formerly of Madrid, was joined by his sons Karol (left) and Roy Evans at the Grand Island Veteran’s Home to join in the celebrating and awarding of Ed’s 50-year certificate and pin. Post Commander Bernard Heinemann (front, right) made the ...
The Grant Rotary Club is extremely proud to announce there have been two students selected from PCHS to participate in the International Rotary Youth Exchange Program for 2010-2011.
It is unusual for two students, same gender and from the same fam...
By Shari Friedel
Six new school records were set by Perkins County tracksters during the district competition.
The Perkins County girls finished the 2010 season undefeated, winning the district meet on Thursday, May 13 with a score of...
By Jan Rahn
Ben Ross of Perkins County was among the top 10 golfers who qualified for state during the C5 Boys District Golf Meet held Monday, May 17 at West Wind Golf Course in Ogallala.
Ross’s score of 83 was low enough to qualify...
On Thursday, May 13, Wallace competed in the D10 District track meet at Sutherland. Teams involved in the district included Anselmo-Merna (A/M), Arnold, Arthur Co., Brady, Callaway, Mullen, Paxton, Stapleton/McPherson Co. (SMC), Sandhills/Th...
Free Fishing and Park Entry Day, Saturday, May 22, will be a chance for people to go fishing or visit a state park area in Nebraska and enjoy the experience without buying permits.
Although no fishing or park entry permits will be required on the free ...
A youth baseball tournament will be held for kids ages 13 and under on June 12-13 in Ogallala at the Western Diamonds complex.
There are three age divisions: 13 and under, 11 and under, 10 and under. Team entry fee is $250 and one dozen Diamond gam...
At an April Lovenburg gathering in Bridgeport, five generations united for a photo. They are (l-r): Sharon (Lovenburg) Gartner, Harvey Lovenburg, Dan Gartner, Brittany (Gartner) Morris and newest family member Jasmine Morris. (Courtesy photo)
The 2010 Nebraska Cattlemen midyear meeting will be held in North Platte Thursday and Friday, June 3 and 4, hosted by NC President Bill Rishel and the Lincoln County Cattlemen.
A great line up of speakers and activities for members is being planned f...
The Wallace student body gathered on Thursday, May 6 for their annual spring concert, performing vocal and band numbers for family, friends and school personnel. (Above) Elementary students “come together” for director LaDonna Swedberg. (Photo by No...
Are you 12-19 years of age? Are you going into the seventh grade or a graduating Senior? Are you ready for a ‘get away” to celebrate the end of another school year and the beginning of summer?
How about celebrating at a luau?
The United Metho...
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, May 24, and Tuesday, May 25, from 5:30-9 p.m. Participant is required to at...
Fifty-five units of blood were collected at the most recent bloodmobile held Wed-nesday, May 12 at New Life Fellowship Church in Grant.
Reaching a landmark donation was Doug Glunz who received his five gallon pin. There were no first time donors.
By Mary Karash
County Executive Director
Farm Service Agency, Grant, NE
TAP (Tree Assistance Program) signup began May 10 and the final date to submit an application and supporting documentation will be July 6.
This will include losses suffered...
The Area 14 CattleWomen recently elected officers for 2010-2012. They are (l-r): Pam Spurgin and Heidi Merrihew, co-chairs; Kay Thomas, secretary and Joan Speck, treasurer. Area 14 CattleWomen represent members in Keith, Arthur and Perkins Counties. (Co...
Nebraska–land of the plains and the howling wind, and apparently lack of spring. You just never can tell what we will have with the weather in Nebraska, which makes it a handy conversation piece since it’s ever changing.
Complaining about the wea...
July 12 is the date for the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day for children ages 6-14 at the Chase County Fairgrounds.
The Chase County 4-H clubs are sponsoring the day-long event in conjunction with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation. Coordinator...
Lincoln Extension is proud to bring volunteers in the community the Heart & Hands Program.
The program will be held Thursday, June 3, at Ole’s restaurant, Paxton, starting at 6 p.m. MDT.
This educational program presented by UNL extension...