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  • What to do about the winter blues

    By Dr. Joann SchaeferNE Dept. of H.H.S. Have you noticed your energy  level decreasing?  Feeling a bit blue? The hubbub of the new year has come and gone. Days are still short. Nights are long. There’s more darkness compared to sunshine and darn that...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Did someone say cake?

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff   Cake was one of those creations that changed the world, in my opinion. All these wonderful inventions are discovered daily; electricity, motor vehicles, computers, space shuttles and cake! But, who has time to make it...
  • What's Up...Don’t overmagnify a telescope

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer   Okay troops, how about we take one from the mailbag. A reader wrote in to ask about the telescope they received for Christmas. They have it all put together but can’t see anything through it. Without knowing ...
  • Valentine’s Day flower care tips

    By David LottUNL Horticulturist Fresh cut flowers are one  of the sure-fire gifts for Valentine’s Day. This may be the one time of the year that someone receives cut flowers from family, friends or a secret admirer! As excited as many people become wh...
  • Salvation Army searches for young heroes

    The Salvation Army is now seeking nominations for the 2011 D.J.’s Hero Scholarship Awards. Six Nebraska youths, ages 17-19, will be chosen to receive the award, named in honor of the late D.J. Sokol, for commitment to others and to their community. Nom...
  • Red Hatters hold meeting at Westview

    Westview Retirement Community experienced a splash of color with 12 Red Hatters holding their monthly meeting in the parlor on Tuesday, Jan. 31. The residents enjoyed seeing the ladies all dressed up in their purple and red and having a good time. (L-r): ...
  • Audition lines practiced at Westview

    Westview residents were entertained by Kaden Sinner (center), who is trying out for small parts in McDonald’s and Jello Pudding commercials. He practiced his lines for the residents on Thursday, Jan. 20, and graciously answered their questions about the...
  • Imperial Bible Church Women’s Retreat coming up

    “Sowing Your Legacy” is the theme for this year’s Imperial Bible Church Women’s Retreat. Scheduled for March 5 at the church, the retreat is open to all women. Featured speaker is DeLoris Clark, a pastor’s wife and in ministry with her husband f...
  • Gov. Heineman accepting applications for Board of Trustees

    Gov. Dave Heineman announced Jan. 26 that he is accepting applications for appointment to the Board of Trustees for the Nebraska State Colleges. Trustee Floyd Vrtiska of Table Rock resigned effective Jan. 19. Vristka’s six-year term would have expired i...
  • Lemkuhl retires after 34 years on WFD

        After 34 years of service, Edyth Lemkuhl is retiring from the Wallace Fire and Rescue Department. She received certificates and letters from the Nebraska Department of Health. The department presented her with a painting of flowers from Edyth’...
  • Live cameras show current condition of state’s roads

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor With the winter weather we’ve had so far, it’s a good idea for Nebraskans to have some travel information at their fingertips for the next few weeks before spring arrives. With March typically being the snowiest month of th...
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  • Perkins County Pheasants Forever banquet set for Saturday night

      Everyone welcome to attend—dinner, auction, giveaways, games. Call 308-352-2114 for tickets and more information.   By Jan RahnManaging Editor In February 2009 Perkins County launched a newly formed Pheasants Forever Chapter with a banquet. ...
  • Two communities benefit from Monsanto awards

    There are people with bad luck, people with good luck, and then there is the Sullivan family. Kimberly Sullivan and her father-in-law, Michael Sullivan of Wallace, received special recognition Friday night during the Hayes Center vs Wallace boys basketb...
  • Sheriff’s office gets grant for three cameras

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A grant for nearly $10,000 will enable the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office to purchase three new in-car cameras. Fred Zwonechek, administrator for the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, made the announcement last week. “Th...
  • Christensen seeking accountability from HHS

    Telephone conference report to Imperial, Grant and Palisade on Tuesday, Feb. 8 By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Senator Mark Christensen of Imperial makes no bones about how he feels about one of state government’s largest agencies—Health an...
  • Another Perspective...Lemon tree gets confiscated

    Jeff, my son-in-law, grew up with fresh garden produce. He enthusiastically got his kids involved in planting tomato plants in pots last summer. And out of the blue, he decided they should have a lemon tree, something to provide a fresh citrus smell to th...
  • It’s time for the discussion

    It will be interesting to see what happens with Senator Mark Christensen’s proposed Legislative Bill LB516 to authorize carrying of concealed handguns in educational institutions by security personnel, administrators or teaching staff. In other words—...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Pizza in the morning

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff One food that is good at any time of day is pizza. Pizza in the morning, in the evening or in the afternoon, there is no bad time to eat a slice. Now, my family will tell you that when it comes to pizza, I, for the most ...
  • What's Up...Watching the groundhog

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer Wednesday was Groundhog Day, a day where, if weather lore holds true, we found out how much winter we have left. You know the story of the groundhog being able to predict how much winter is left don’t you? If it ...