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  • Runners participate in Chase Co. fun run

    Perkins County runners who participated in the Chase County Fair Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 20 were (l-r): Chris Cornelius, Pat Aerni (winner, mens 5k age 40-49), Monica Poppe (winner, womens 5k age 50-59), Lisa Schmitt (winner, womens 10k age 40-49), Ji...
  • Wildcats succumb to Paxton Tigers Friday

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer A trip to Paxton proved to be a tough journey for the Wildcats Friday night as they encountered a quick and physical Tiger team. The game began with a defensive battle with both teams going three and out but as the game...
  • Young Wildcat team shows talent and promise

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer It was a battle of the cats as the Lady Cats suited up against the Paxton Tigers in Paxton on Friday, Sept. 2. The Tigers were tough, and the young Wildcat team struggled with nerves a bit in their season opener.  The Tiger...
  • Big Red Express shuttle service offered

    StarTran will again be providing shuttle service for all home Husker football games this year, from the following five outlying lots: • Southeast Community College - 88th and “O” Streets • Westfield Shoppingtown Gateway - 61st and “O” Streets ...
  • 2011 upland game forecast released

    Pheasant and quail numbers are good in the southwest region of the state, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s 2011 Upland Game Forecast. The forecast, produced annually, synthesizes the best available information regarding the relative...
  • Grouse hunting season underway

    Nebraskans will see a longer season of grouse hunting which opened Sept. 1, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The grouse (prairie chicken and sharp-tailed grouse) season closes Jan. 31, 2012. “In general, grouse numbers are lower than...
  • Wallace School receives grants for equipment

    By Gregory SkeenWallace Public Schools The art department at Wallace Public Schools recently received two grants from the John Russell Applegate Foundation. The first grant was for two new programs called Photoshop Elements and Photoshop CS5. These pro...
  • PCS activity schedule

    September 8 - 15Thursday, September 83:30 p.m.    Varsity cross country at Chase County Invite4:30 p.m.    Middle school volleyball vs. Ogallala at MadridFriday, September 98:30 a.m.    Girls golf at Lexington Invite3:30 p.m.    C, JV, Varsity...
  • Nebraska crops progressing nicely according to USDA

    LINCOLN (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Nebraska’s two main crops of corn and soybeans appear to be in good shape. The USDA released its weekly report on crop conditions Aug. 29. It said temperatures had warmed up again and were averag...
  • Crop tour: Nebraska corn yields down 3 percent from 2010

    The western leg of the 2011 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour found corn yields and ear populations down from averages measured in 2010. The average yield for Nebraska corn was pegged at 153.7 bushels an acre, a 3 percent decline from 2010’s 158.29. The ca...
  • Strawberry breeder to share techniques

    A strawberry breeding expert with local roots will be sharing some of her knowledge about natural strawberry breeding techniques at a special event hosted by the Ogallala Garden Club. Originally from Elsie-Madrid, Renae Robinson of Santa Maria, Calif. is...
  • No harvest delays anticipated

    Producers can expect a similar weather pattern during harvest this year compared to last year, as this will be the second year of a La Nina pattern, according to a University of Nebraska-Lincoln state climatologist. Al Dutcher, state climatologist in the ...
  • New dean in UNL ag division

    A geneticist with significant experience in both academia and private industry has been named dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Agricultural Research Division and director of the Agricultural Experiment Station. Archie C. Clutter’s broad e...
  • Nebraska corn checkoff update

    The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) in partnership with other associations will be promoting ethanol and corn usage over the next few weeks with events scheduled for the Nebraska State Fair and Husker Harvest Days. State Fair During the Nebraska State Fair, NCB...
  • Farm/ranch financial clinic planned

    Free, one-on-one, confidential consultations for farmers and ranchers are being offered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and Legal Aid of Nebraska. The consultations involve meeting with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. ...
  • Leadership Nebraska accepting applications

    The application deadline for the sixth class of Leadership Nebraska is Oct. 31. The State Chamber’s Leadership Nebraska program is looking for the next members for Class VI. The program continues developing a cross-section of local leaders who will use...
  • Special 9/11 program to be aired on NET

    On Sept. 11, 2011, the nation will mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. NET Radio will carry live special programming from NPR, which will include coverage of ceremonies in New York City, Washingto...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Can’t beat birthdays

    Our little boy celebrated his 5th birthday. Each year for the kids’ birthdays we have a family party and I let them pick what they want for cake. Alexa has had everything from brownie volcanos to Little Mermaid cakes. Landon has had John Deere tractor c...
  • What's Up...Seasons are changing

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Wow, it is almost like someone, somewhere, threw a switch and the daytime temps are cooler and the nighttime temps have dropped drastically, down into the 50s already. I know we still have some warm weather ahead of ...
  • Artbeat...Imperial artist displaying at gallery during September

    By Shari FriedelPCAAC Member Marcia Bauerle of Imperial has contributed a display for the public to enjoy at Meadowlark Gallery during the month of September. Bauerle’s impressive resumé includes teaching degrees in family and consumer science and K-12...