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  • What it costs to keep the status quo

    Dear Editor: As the Senate takes up financial regulatory reform we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make sure that we lay the foundation for a sound and stable economy to keep future generations safe from the kind of economic chaos that has brou...
  • Does donate to volunteer fire departments

    Dear Editor: The Ogallala BPO Does would like to commend ALL the area fire departments. These guys are all volunteering their time and expertise for each of us. Our Does Drove is so proud that with our Benevolence work we have been able to donate $100...
  • Mealtime Makeovers - Cookie Traditions

    When my family plans summer camping trips or days at the park the first snack that comes to a child’s mind is cookies. For several years I have been searching for the perfect sugar cookie recipe and all the while Kami Krajewski had it. Luckily, she is ...
  • Grief share group offered at United Methodist Church

    Christ, who walked the dusty road with the grieving travelers to Emmaus, wants to walk the road with others as they process the grief felt at the loss of a loved one.  The Health Ministry Committee of the Grant United Methodist Church is planning a se...
  • Soiree to be held May 2 in Ogallala

    Come join the fun! Heartstrings of Hope Cancer Relay Team is having a Mother and Daughter Soiree.  Everyone is invited to attend May 2 Ogallala Congregational Church, 302 North Spruce St., 4 p.m.  Light dinner, hats by Irene, guest speakers, and lo...
  • New Adventure Camp on environment coming this June

    Today, concern and interest in the environment is booming, whether it is about understanding the needs of wildlife or how to take care of local water and land.  Students who have completed sixth, seventh or eighth grade can attend Adventure Camp about ...
  • Senior anniversaries celebrated

    Four senior center couples celebrated their anniversary at the Perkins County Senior Center during the month of April. Honored for their special days were (clockwise from lower left): Frank and Alice Jantzen, Jim and Joyce Salsman, Don and Donna Lundval...
  • C-arm priceless during surgery at PCHS

    The new C-arm x-ray machine is in place and being utilized at Perkins County Health Services. General surgeon James Schiefen, M.D. pauses for a photo along with Pam Holm, hospital administrator, just before going into surgery with the machine which prov...
  • North Platte photographer to display at gallery in May

    Photographs by Ron Boerner will be displayed at Meadowlark Gallery in Grant during the month of May. Boerner is a native Nebraskan and currently resides in North Platte, where he and his wife, Sheila, have lived for more than 40 years. He has been a p...
  • Kinney Construction scholarships awarded

    Brendon Cline of Wallace High School and Max Jones of Perkins County High School have both been chosen to receive a scholarship from Kinney Construction. Cline will enroll at University of Nebraska Lincoln pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. H...
  • Perkins County sophomore wins essay contest

    Ashley Kemling, Perkins County High School sophomore, will be recognized at a special Law Day luncheon at the Governor’s residence in Lincoln on May 4. Her award-winning essay was based on this year’s Law Day theme, “Democracy Responds to Technolog...
  • Wallace holds prom

    With the theme, “A Night to Remember—Poseidon’s Paradise” Wallace held its prom Saturday, April 24. Chosen as king and queen were Kurt Trusty, son of Jim and Karma Trusty and Jena Aylward, daughter of Jeff and Kendra Aylward. (Photo by Nora Jame...
  • Repeat performance by Lady Plainsmen

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff For the fourth consecutive week, Perkins County girls took first place in track and field competition, winning the meet held at Imperial on Tuesday, April 20. First place medals were brought home by Brooke Poppe in the ...
  • Perkins County, Sutherland runners win memorial medals

    Runners from Perkins County and Sutherland claimed this year’s Bill McNair Memorial Medals for winning their divisions in the 800 meter run at last week’s Chase County Invitational in Imperial. Elisa Carlson of Perkins County (left) won the girls’...
  • NSAA’s Tenopir to join federation staff

    The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has announced the hiring of Dr. Jim Tenopir, executive director of the Nebraska School Activities Association, as its chief operating officer beginning July 1. “I am proud of the work w...
  • Plainsmen take fourth at home meet

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff At the Perkins County home golf tournament, Tuesday, April 19, the Plainsmen varsity finished fourth with 362 points in a field of 12 teams, missing the third place spot by only a couple strokes. Perkins County JV was s...
  • Wildcats host track invitational

    By Elizabeth Strand Sports Writer The Wallace Invite was held on Tuesday, April 20 in Sutherland with 12 schools competing. The weather was a little cool in the morning, and a little wet at the end of the day.   The Wildcats continue to see individ...
  • Tractor/farm safety training classes offered to youth

    Tractor/farm safety training that meets Department of Labor Standards exempting 14- and 15-year-olds from farm youth labor laws.    An intensive two day tractor/farm safety workshop will be conducted on June 1 and 2 at the West Central Research and E...
  • Proper planting depth key for corn

    As Nebraska farmers gear up for corn planting, it is important to keep in mind problems that can result from incorrect planting depth, especially under wet planting conditions if the planter is raised up. Problems can include: restricted root developme...
  • Perkins County FFA Chapter marks successful year

    The Perkins County FFA Chapter has been very busy this past month in various activities such as State FFA, the hired hand auction, and the annual FFA Chapter banquet.   Around 40 members of the Perkins County Chapter attended State FFA during April 7-...