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  • Here’s how to care for poinsettias after the holidays

    By David Lott UNL Horticulturist   What do I do with a poinsettia after the holidays are over? Poinsettias are sought after once they become available around Thanksgiving time. They are wonderful holiday gifts, and are used as decorative accents in th...
  • Warm and toasty heat not always safe

    A leading cause of home fires   The heat sources that make us feel warm and toasty also represent a leading cause of U.S. home fires and fire fatalities. Nearly half of all home heating fires occur in December, January, and February. According to the ...
  • Renewed Medicaid waivers give individuals with developmental disabilities more choices

    Individuals with developmental disabilities who receive services from the Division of Developmental Disabilities will soon have more flexibility and more options when choosing community services. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) appro...
  • Renewed Medicaid waivers give individuals with developmental disabilities more choices

    Individuals with developmental disabilities who receive services from the Division of Developmental Disabilities will soon have more flexibility and more options when choosing community services. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) appro...
  • UNMC study shows 75 percent of children surveyed consume caffeine on a daily basis

    Caffeine consumption may negatively impact sleep in some children.   A survey by a University of Nebraska Medical Center child psychologist has found that 75 percent of respondents reported their children consume caffeine on a daily basis and this may ...
  • First 2010 Census numbers released

    OMAHA (AP) — The first numbers from the 2010 Census were released toward the end of December and those figures will determine how many U.S. House seats Nebraska will have. Experts believe Nebraska will be able to keep all three of its Congressional di...
  • Watch out for liabilities when hosting holiday bash

    Ringing in the New Year with friends and family can be fun, but holiday bashes also open up homeowners to personal liability claims. Alcohol is one of the top areas where homeowners – and business owners who host parties – could be held personally li...
  • Tips to a healthy holiday season

    As people celebrate the new year, Dr. Joann Schaefer, the state’s Chief Medical Officer, encourages Nebraskans to stay safe and healthy by following these holiday health tips: • Get vaccinated. Don’t forget a flu vaccine. • Wash hands often. Fr...
  • NRCS funding available to improve water quality and quantity

    Landowners and operators within current project areas have until Feb. 18, 2011 to apply.   State Conservationist Craig Derickson announced the Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide more than $2.4 million to conserve water and improve wate...
  • FFA sponsors events

      FFA sponsored a food drive contest between classes at each Perkins County school for the holidays. Over 1000 pounds of food was collected by students who brought canned food to school as donations to the local food pantry. Winning at the element...
  • Master Gardener training set in Imperial

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension’s Master Gardener Training is available throughout the state. The Nebraska Master Gardener program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of UNL Extension s...
  • Students complete rural career class

      On Dec. 15, Perkins County students completed their requirements of the Rural Career Development Class. An award of $25,000 was received from Federal Home Loan Bank-Topeka for the continuation of the Rural Career Development Class. Receiving their...
  • 2011 SCORE will be “Days of Discovery”

    Number of changes in store for science camps next June.   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences, better known as SCORE in this area, is returning for its 14th year in June, 2011. Camp Director Marla Sm...
  • Technology aids student learning in Wallace

    The Wallace Public School has a new polycom located in the library this year. The elementary and high school students have been to places most would never have the opportunity to visit. The junior high and high school students spent an amazing hour with...
  • UNMC students to train in communities

    University of Nebraska Medical Center students will be participating in rotations with health professionals across Nebraska as part of their health care education. Grant High School graduate, Russell Swan will do a rotation with the Ogallala Medical Group...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Good times continue to roll into 2011 for sports fans

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   The year is coming to an end, but the sports stuff just rolls over to the next month and the good times just continue if you are a sports fan or sports nut. Take your pick, but there is always plenty ...
  • Indians hand loss to Plainsmen

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Guard Trevor Neill made himself a frequent customer at the hoop in helping Ogallala hand the Plainsmen their sixth loss in seven starts, 62-38 on Tuesday night (Dec. 21) in Grant. Neill got to the rack for two ...
  • Second-half surge earns Lady Plainsmen win over Ogallala

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Tanya Metcalf scored the Lady Plainsmen’s first seven points and played great defense to lead Perkins County to a 50-29 win over visiting Ogallala last Tuesday night (Dec.21). Tanya Metcalf kept moving to the...
  • Wrestlers wrap up pre-holiday competition

      In the last tournament of 2010, Perkins County wrestlers competed at the Sutherland Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 18. Still hampered by injury and illness, several team members were unable to attend. Individual results Trey Johnson (130 lbs.) pin...
  • Mid-Winter Classic planned for February

    North Platte Community College will host the Bill Summers North/Knights Mid-Winter Classic basketball tournament Feb. 5-6 in the McDonald-Belton Gymnasium on the South Campus of the college. The tournament is for boys and girls in grades 5-8. Each divisi...