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  • Grant youth accepted by talent agency

    With a little luck and lots of training and talent, a young Grant resident has a chance at becoming a familiar face as a child model and actor. Kaden Sinner, a third grader at Perkins County Elementary School, has recently been accepted by Marbles Kid’s...
  • 4-H reminders

    • Monday, March 14: Mandatory meeting for Perkins County 4-H leaders, 6 p.m. at courthouse.• Sunday, March 20: Pizza making/bread pickup 1:30 p.m., Perkins County Fairgrounds.• Monday, April 4: Public speaking contest, Perkins County Elementary Scho...
  • Road News...Work will begin soon

    By Sid Colson Dist. 1 Perkins County Commissioner Well, another year has rolled around, and yes, I do feel older. On to the roads in District 1. As soon as the weather allows, the crew will work on our FEMA projects, start filling up the shoulders on ce...
  • CWC to celebrate “the luck of the Irish”

    “Top O’ the Morning To You” and there’s sure to be a wearin’ of the green as the Christian Women’s Club celebrate on Saturday March 19 beginning at 10 a.m. CT. The festivities will be held at the Wallace United Methodist Church, 118 S. Wallac...
  • ‘Doc Gizmo’ returning to SCORE camp this year

    The popular “Doc Gizmo” will return to the SCORE science camps this summer as one of the guest presenters. He and his Science Theatre will be returning for a third year to SCORE, which stands for Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences.     He wi...
  • Our Community’s History

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff Hatchery was set to open in the area One Year AgoMarch 11, 2010 Former Fire Chief Don Softley took over the position once again at the Grant Volunteer Fire Department. Hastings Memorial Library celebrated the birthday o...
  • PCS hosts college administrators

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Last week, a group of Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) administrators visited Perkins County High School  as a stop on their aggressive “35 Schools in 35 Months” campaign throughout Greater Nebraska. Knowing how i...
  • Junior high students hold science fair

    Perkins County Middle School eighth grader Kendra Hoffert explains some of the findings in her science fair experiment to senior Michael York, who is judging the project. The projects will be displayed in North Platte at a later date. Winners will go on...
  • Something to write home about

    Greetings from Finland   By Janet KuskiePCHS Rotary Exchange Student I thought I would let everyone back home know how I am doing here in Finland. I have had such an amazing experience here. When  I first came to Finland I got to go sailing in the Se...
  • PC Quiz Bowl competes

    Perkins County Quiz Bowl team participated in a tournament hosted by Hershey High School on Tuesday, March 1. Participating teams were Hershey, Sutherland, North Platte St. Pat’s and Perkins County. Each school competed against all other schools twice. ...
  • College Notes

    Ford named to Dean’s List Todd A. Ford, a sophomore at UNL majoring in mechanical engineering, was named to the College of Engineering Dean’s List for the fall semester.      The qualification for the College of Engineering Dean’s List is a 3.5 ...
  • Tri-County Teachers offering scholarship

    The Tri-County Teachers have a $200 scholarship available for a girl graduating from an area high school.  She must be interested in going into the field of education. Selection will be based on GPA, school activities and need. Applications may be picked...
  • Pitching with Pritch...It’s “harvest” time for fans

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director High school and college basketball teams are moving into their final weeks, but for fans of the game this is “harvest” time.  You now get to see the results of the seeds that have been planted starti...
  • Thurin’s Lady Knights to compete nationally

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff For the first time in the North Platte Community College Lady Knights’ basketball  program’s history, the team will compete on the national level, under the direction of Coach Richard Thurin. A three-point shot by Lad...
  • Kay to assist coaching All-Star Football Game

    The coaches have been selected for the 2011 West Nebraska All-star Football Game. This marks the 34th year for the game. The game will be played Saturday, June 4 at Bearcat Stadium in Scottsbluff, at 7 p.m. MDT. Travis Hawk from Alliance High School will...
  • Wall among athletes competing at championships

    Nebraska Wesleyan University will have eight athletes competing in nine events at the 2011 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships that will be held March 11-12 at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Three women and five men, including...
  • Eight hunting-related incidents reported in 2010

    Eight hunting-related incidents were reported to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in 2010, including one that resulted in a death. Of the incidents, two involved the discharge of a rifle, two involved the discharge of a shotgun, two involved the dis...
  • Fifty-one Nebraska deer test positive for CWD

    Nebraska is experiencing an increase in the number of deer testing positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), as well as a wider distribution, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. There were a record 51 positives in 2010. CWD is a disease...
  • Perkins County Court update

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Cases filed in Perkins County came before Judge Edward D. Steenberg on Wednesday, March 2. Representing the state of Nebraska was Perkins County Deputy Attorney Joel Phillips. • J. Dutch Hecht, 31, was arraigned on three com...
  • Dispose of hazardous waste for no charge at collection events

    The Red Willow County Household Hazardous Waste Program and Southwest Nebraska RC&D has scheduled collection events in southwest Nebraska to help local residents dispose of potentially hazardous household products at no charge. Collection events will...