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  • Wildcats battle back from early deficit but can’t close gap

    By LaDonna Swedberg Contributing Writer Wallace traveled to Bartley last week for a difficult game against the Southwest Roughriders.  The Wildcats put up a tough battle but each time they got some momentum, the Roughriders would come up with a big play...
  • PCS robotics program receives grant

      The Perkins County Middle Robotics Program was awarded a $2,000 grant from Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. Making the presentation is Chris Copple (back). Students and teachers are (Front row, l-r): Hannah Kempf, Carter Krajewski, Makenzie Toner...
  • PCS activity calendar

    Oct. 9-14Thur:     4 pm    Cross country (home) 5:30 pm    Volleyball at Chase County 5:30 pm    Jr. high football at Sedgwick County Fri:     End of First Quarter 6:30 pm    Football vs. Sutherland (home) Youth flag football Sat:   ...
  • College Notes

    Marquardt is student ambassador Rachel Marquardt, a 2013 graduate of Wallace High School and a business administration major at Central Community College-Hastings, is one of nine individuals selected as student ambassadors at CCC.The ambassadors work wit...
  • Area contest to increase childhood cancer awareness

    Kris Pearson never thought it would happen to her. But shortly after her son Jeff was born, she and her husband Scott became the parents of a child with cancer and their lives were forever changed.Kris’ son Jeff recovered from cancer, but she’s never ...
  • NRD keeps occupation tax at $10 level

    by Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Owners of irrigated land in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District will continue to pay a $10-per-irrigated-acre occupation tax for the new budget year. The URNRD board approved the occupation tax request,...
  • Tree pruning with a purpose

    Fall is a great time to be outside in landscapes and gardens, taking stock of which plants are looking good and which plants seem to need a little help. It is natural to want to “do” something to help a tree—prune it, fertilize it, polish it—wanti...
  • New app to help in teaching biotech in high schools

    A new app will give high school agri-science teachers a tool for teaching biotechnology to their students.“The Journey of a Gene” is the product of a partnership between Iowa State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The project uses th...
  • Nebraska drops taxes on farm equipment parts

    HASTINGS (AP)­—Nebraska farmers and ranchers who want to fix some of their equipment will be able to save a little money, now that the state has dropped its sale and use tax on repair and replacement parts.The Hastings Tribune says  the state last wee...
  • Please vote, and vote early

    Dear Editor: We are all receiving e-mails, Facebook, Twitter, fliers, TV, radio and newspaper ads asking for donations because the opponent is running attack ads. Then when one looks at the ads the candidate is running, they are attacking the opponent. Mo...
  • Homecoming Royalty 2014

      Dylan Malmkar and Kendra Hoffert were named the 2014 Perkins County High School Homecoming King and Queen at the homecoming game Friday night, Sept. 26. Pictured are, from left to right, king and queen Malmkar and Hoffert, and the royal court, Zak...
  • PCHS addition taking shape quickly, campus reconfigured

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Since the official groundbreaking ceremony on July 1 on the new addition at Perkins County Health Services, Darland Construction and several contractors have made substantial progress. TK Construction has removed ...
  • Testing scores increase at PCS

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor There is a reason to celebrate at Perkins County Schools. Nicole Long, curriculum coordinator for the district, has revealed that the Nebraska State Assessment (NeSA) has revealed a marked upturn in test grades for the 20...
  • 44th District candidates to meet at Imperial candidate forum

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Both candidates seeking the 44th District legislative seat will face the public during a candidate forum to be held in Imperial, Tuesday, Oct. 7, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre. The city of Imperial i...
  • Rotary District Governor visits Grant

      Nebraska Rotary District Governor for District 5630, Koby Rickertsen of Gothenburg, center, and wife Carrie, left, met with the Grant Rotary Club on Sept. 24 at the weekly Rotary meeting at the Perkins County Senior Center. Rickertsen was greeted by...
  • Wallace couple reports son improving

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Easton Einspahr of Wallace was born six weeks premature on Sept. 12. The four pound, 10 ounce son of Jamie and Mandy Einspahr was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Omaha from North Platte. Since that time his mother,...
  • Blood drive surpasses goal

      The Elsie/Madrid community blood drive held Sept. 19 at the Elsie Methodist Church surpassed its goal, according to coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis. Receiving her five gallon pin was Rosalie Curtis.The day was interrupted by the regio...
  • Early voting starting

    Ballots for the general election will be in the hands of some Nebraska voters as early as next week. Secretary of State John Gale says county election officials began mailing ballots to early voters starting on Monday, Sept. 29.“Those will be sent to pe...
  • Midwest Musings

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Music has always been a big part of my life.Now, to clarify first and foremost, I mean listening to music has been a big part of my life.I am unable to carry a note in a bucket, as the saying goes, but the influence of mus...
  • From the Pulpit

    Leadership training By Pastor Chris Costrini Venango Community Church The Bible contains the stories of many famous individuals. Mostly we know them from a story of an amazing event. Sometimes those famous Bible characters even become famous enough to m...