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  • PC boys earn split for the weekend

    By Larry Pritchett Sports Writer   The PCHS Plainsmen returned home to host the high rated Wauneta-Palisade Broncos on Friday night but couldn’t duplicate their come-from-behind win at Imperial the night before. The Broncos started very quickly an...
  • Plainsmen boys win thriller over Chase County Longhorns

      By Larry Pritchett Sports Writer   The Perkins County boys started their contest with Chase County by jumping off to a first quarter lead, giving that lead up in the second and third quarter, and then finishing strong in the fourth by outscoring...
  • Lady Plainsmen go 1-1 over weekend

    By Larry Pritchett Sports Writer   After a big win over Imperial on Thursday night, the Plainsmen girls came home to host the Wauneta-Palisade girls and came up on the short end of a 51-44 contest in their last game before the SPVA tournament that wi...
  • PC girls win big over Chase County

    By Larry Pritchett Sports Writer   The Perkins County Lady Plainsmen made up for an earlier loss to the Chase County girls by traveling to Imperial on Thursday and handing the Lady Longhorns a 47-32 thrashing. The win avenged to a point the loss to C...
  • Plainsmen medal at Chase County Invite

      Several Plainsmen placed at the Chase County Invitational held Saturday, Jan. 15. Vinny Ross at 285 lbs., and Austin Thelander, 103 lbs. each finished fourth in their divisions. Placing third in their weight classes were Garrett Toner at 112 lbs. ...
  • Perkins County hosts Kimball in home dual

      Perkins County wrestlers hosted Kimball in a home dual on Thursday, Jan. 13, and honored parents at Parents’ Night. With several weight classes open for both teams, the competition progressed quickly, ending with a Perkins County loss with 30 poi...
  • Wrestlers travel to Garden County for Jan. 8 invitational

    Plainsmen wrestlers found plenty of success at the Garden County invitational Saturday, Jan. 8 with three individuals bringing home medals. Austin Thelander was second in the 103 lb. division, Vinny Ross at 285 lbs. finished third and Garrett Toner finis...
  • Wallace Wildcats defeat South Platte, fall to Paxton

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer   The Wallace Wildcats won their fourth game of the season in a blowout, 80-26, Thursday night when they traveled to Big Springs to take on the South Platte Blue Knights. It wasn’t always smooth sailing for the Wil...
  • Lady Cats out for revenge after last week’s loss

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer Last week the Lady Cats faced opponents on both Thursday and Friday nights. Wallace vs South Platte On Thursday night the Lady Cats traveled to Big Springs to face South Platte. The Lady Cats were primed and ready to pl...
  • Board of Ed joined by newly elected members

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Newly elected board members Scott Osler, Ryan Hendricks and Amy Kroeker took seats at the table following swear-in at the regular board meeting of Perkins County Schools on Monday, Jan. 10. The three members elected in N...
  • It’ll be cool to be in school

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   The installation of a new heating/cooling system at Perkins County High School is underway. Not only will the new system provide comfort throughout the building, it will be way more efficient, said Superintendent Tobin B...
  • Grant Bloodmobile rescheduled for Feb. 15

    The Grant Bloodmobile has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 15, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at New Life Fellowship Church, 4th and Mitchem. The Red Cross is especially in need of O type blood. Several blood drives were canceled due to the weather recently. T...
  • The symbol of promise

      Churchgoers and anyone else up and about early Sunday morning were greeted with a beautiful white world as the result of dense fog and frost which hung around until late morning. Although it’s still January, there are already signs that spring i...
  • City looks financially healthy

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   The Grant City Council met in regular session Tuesday night, Jan. 11, during what was probably the coldest spell the area has endured for quite some time. Making the trip west to present the city’s annual audit report...
  • Nominees selected for Midwest directorships

    Election of three new directors for district seats will be held during the annual meeting of Midwest Electric Cooperative Corporation which is set for Thursday, March 24 at Perkins County High School in Grant.   By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Nomina...
  • Christensen discusses new bills during first legislative teleconference

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Nebraska 44th District Sena-tor Mark Christensen took time to talk individually about a series of bills he has introduced in the short time he has been back to work following the Jan. 5 opening of the first session ...
  • New bill introduction ended mid-week in Legislature

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Barely 10 days have passed since the 102nd Legislature convened for a 90-day session. Several of the new bills introduced by Nebraska senators have caught the attention of constituents across the state. Senator Mark Chr...
  • Did I really have 10-year-old spices?

    By Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher   A clutter-free life. What a dream! When looking back over columns, I’ve lost count how many times I thought I had taken a big turn in my life to be organized. Ha. If that’s the case, then why do I have drawers, clo...
  • Why would anyone want a political office

    Dear Editor: The terrible tragedy in Arizona this weekend of a person elected, doing her job in good faith, was wounded by a person with a different ideas. One spokesman said, “What is the matter with people–not only in Arizona but the United States...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Piece of history

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff   A generous young woman by the name of Helen Johnson strolled into the Tribune last week with her ever glowing smile and handed me this recipe. Girl Scout cookies went on sale the same day Helen came to me with this r...