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  • Christmas worship and events

    First Congregational Church of Grant Dec. 24: Christmas Eve candlelight service 5 p.m. Dec. 25: Carol Sing Celebration 9:30 a.m.Wallace United Methodist Church Dec. 18: Cantata “Celebrate the Child” 10:30 a.m. CST, Children’s Christmas Pageant 7 p....
  • Public asked to help sway proposed changes in child labor laws

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Doug Babbitt, Perkins County High School ag instructor, continues to be concerned over the topic of changes in the child labor laws proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor. Babbitt encourages an outcry from the public that migh...
  • Ophthalmologist sees patients bimonthly at Perkins County Hospital

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Area patients requiring ophthalmology care need travel no further than to Perkins County Health Services in Grant. Dr. Jeffrey Tennant began coming to PCHS about six weeks ago to fulfill the need when former surgeon Mark Young ...
  • Our Community's History

    VA lowers mortgage interest rate to 9 percent By M. Lee One Year AgoDecember 9, 2010 U.S. Postal Service announces new products and pricing effective January 2011. Changes in flat rate shipping along with a new Express Mail envelope are coming in Januar...
  • Winner’s prize doubles

    Laura Dreiling assists in the Chamber Greenbacks drawing on Saturday at Hatch’s Super Foods. The final drawing is Dec. 17. Tona Heinemann (right) was the only one present to double her $50 prize at Saturday’s drawing. Other $50 winners were Jeff ...
  • Panel discusses healthy living

    By Charlie Litton Nebraska News Service A series of statewide health  care dialogues concluded Dec. 1 with a five-person panel discussion about the overall health of Americans in general and Nebraskans in particular. Among the key points was the distinc...
  • Westview hosts open house

    Westview Retirement Community hosted a Holiday Open House Saturday, Dec. 10. Residents, family and friends enjoyed all the Christmas decorations, seeing the newly completed two bedroom apartment and feasting on a vast amount of holiday goodies. (Courtes...
  • Elementary and junior high students provide holiday cheer

    The elementary concert was held Tuesday, Dec. 6 at Perkins County High School and included students from kindergarten to fifth grade. Kindergartners (l-r): Caitlyn Dolezal, Reagan Pelster, Brody McGreer and Zander Peterson sing “Mittens and Gloves” ...
  • PCHS math and science departments acquire new graphing calculators

    Approximately 40 juniors and seniors in advanced math and/or science courses have benefitted from a recent grant awarded to Perkins County High School math instructor Brooke Lee and science instructor Deanne Bishop. This project was funded by a grant f...
  • PC play production team places sixth

    The Perkins County play production team completed their season on Friday, Dec. 9 at the state competition in Kearney. The team finished in sixth place, with several individuals recognized for outstanding performances. Christian Miyamoto, Trevor Lee, Tanya...
  • Wallace drama students receive recognition

    Wallace senior Hunter Franzen is awarded for his performance in “The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza” at state play production competition. Other team members receiving honors include (l-r): Katherine McClintock, Emma Franklin, John Paul Lempke and Emi...
  • Area college students receive UNL scholarships

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln awarded more than 1,800 scholarships to 2011 Nebraska high school graduates who are enrolled at UNL this fall. The total potential value of the scholarships is more than $13.7 million. Three area freshmen are scholarship...
  • PCS activity schedule

    Dec. 15-21Thursday, Dec. 153  p.m.Boys JV wrestling at McCook4 p.m.Boys Jr. Hi. basketball at Sedgwick Co.7 p.m.High school music concertFriday, Dec. 16Girls/boys basketball parents night4 p.m.    Boys JV basketball vs. SidneyGirls JV basketball vs. S...
  • Gale praises schools for Veterans Day events

    Secretary of State John Gale praised the high number of Nebraska schools that held Veterans Day events this year. “My office has been notified by 157 schools and classes of their Veterans Day events,” Gale said. “This is a very impressive number, b...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Some goodies are a must By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist I get daily emails of fun recipes and things I would like to try. One day I was racking my brain for something fun to make for the annual fire department Christmas party. I decided to get back t...
  • CSC to meet in Grant on Dec. 17

    Make reservations by (today) Dec. 15th. Memories are created by special events and being with special people. The holidays seem to bring back many fond memories and the Christian Womens’ Club is going to be “Making Christmas Memories” on Saturday, ...
  • What's Up

    Tips for picking a present By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Hope everyone had a chance to observe the total lunar eclipse last Wednesday. From where I was it was beautiful. Clear skies and clear western horizon made for some great viewing. It was t...
  • In the Garden

    A winter’s walk can be quite lovely By Justin Evertson Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Let’s face it. Winter is not  typically considered a great time to be outside in Nebraska. There is a reason so many birds fly south for the winter around here–i...
  • Know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s before heading home for the holidays

    Early detection empowers families to plan for the future. The holiday season is a time families gather and spend quality time with loved ones. It is also a time that can raise questions about the cognitive health of aging family members. With Alzheimer...
  • UNMC College of Public Health to offer doctorate degree in biostatistics

    The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has approved a new doctoral program in biostatistics for the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health. The program, which will begin next fall, is the fourth doctoral program in the Colleg...