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  • College Notes

    Burge selected for Cardinal Key     Timothy Burge of Grant, a junior at Doane College, was one of 16 Doane College students selected for membership into Cardinal Key–a national honor society–at the college’s annual fall Honors Convocation Oct. ...
  • Wallace presents “nightmare”

      Under the direction of Ramsey and Sarah Young, Wallace students presented “A Midsummer Vacation’s Nightmare” by Tim Kochenderfer on Oct. 22-23. The cast and crew included (Front): John Marquardt. Second row: Landon Swedberg, Anna Griffiths, Ha...
  • Kemling sixth; team 14th at state XC

      By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff    Perkins County cross country girls finished the season in Kearney on Friday, Oct. 22 with 179 points and a 14th place finish in Class D state competition. “To be the 14th best team in Class D is certainly a...
  • Plainsmen defeat Bridgeport—earn home playoff berth

      By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Brody Prante rushed for 149 yards and quarterback Michael York finished three scoring drives to lead the Plainsmen to a 7-1 season record with a 41-6 win over the Bulldogs Friday night in Bridgeport. On...
  • Kimball Lady Longhorns taken down in four sets

      By Jan Rahn  Managing Editor Although the Lady Plainsmen came away with a win Oct. 19 at home against Kimball, they weren’t as focused as usual, said Coach Penny Hite.  “Six games in one week’s time can take a toll on any team, but we k...
  • Lady Plainsmen capture first-ever Cozad tourney win

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The Lady Plainsmen have a Cozad Tournament win under their belts—the first one ever.  “I couldn’t be more proud of their tenacity and determination to win!” said Coach Penny Hite after the girls downed Sutherland ...
  • Wallace Lady Wildcats win RPAC tournament

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer   The Wallace Wildcats competed in the RPAC Conference on Monday, Oct. 18 in their home gym. The Cats were the first seed for the west division, so their first round was a bye.  Wallace vs. Paxton Their first opp...
  • E-F Knights use air raid to bomb Wildcats

        By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Eustis-Farnam Knights successfully took to the air Thursday night as they defeated the Wallace Wildcats 68-6. Knight quarterback Djorn Dunlap completed nine of 13 passes in the first quarter for 141 ya...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Halloween Theme

    There is really no holiday better for creativity or experimentation than Halloween. There are daycare parties, school parties, carnivals, fundraisers and costume extravaganzas. The options are endless!   This year I have decided to try out a few new re...
  • What's Up...No Halloween full moon

    Well, now that the full Moon is out of the way, perhaps we can look at something. Oh, by the way, Halloween is on Sunday. Sorry to disappoint you, but there is no full Moon on Halloween. In fact, a full Moon on Halloween is a rare event no matter what ...
  • Safety tips everyone should read for Halloween

    Kids love Halloween—they get to dress up and get free candy. Give kids some precious Halloween memories that they’ll have for life. Some kids already know things that can be done to be safe, like how to cross the street, not to talk to or go with s...
  • Keep Halloween spooky and safe

    Many hallmarks of Halloween–lit jack-o-lanterns, candle decorations and billowing costumes–all pose fire safety hazards.  Overall, candles caused four percent of reported home fires, six percent of the home fire deaths, 10 percent of the home fire...
  • TOPS helps figure out fiber

    For years, any weight-loss aficionado could easily tell you the best sources of dietary fiber: whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables. But in today’s environment, things have changed.  Grocery store shelves have become crowded with traditiona...
  • Planning to move? contact Social Security

    By Michael Sylvan Social Security District Manager  Moving can be hectic. Some  studies show that relocating is one of the greatest stresses we face in our lives.  Whether you are moving nearby or across the country, don’t forget Social Security...
  • AAA website offers tips to teen drivers and parents

    AAA has launched a new teen driving web site that provides parents and teen valuable resources and useful tools to help guide then through the challenging learning-to-drive process.  Recognizing that early parental involvement is critical in developin...
  • On the lookout for flu

    DHHS has surveillance down to a science. It’s October and that means the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has officially started flu surveillance. “Surveillance tells us where the flu is and how fast it’s spreading,”...
  • Tickets available now for Perkins County Community Foundation dinner Nov. 6

    Steak dinner, talk by local author, silent auction. Order tickets through any PCCF member and plan to attend.    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Local author Robert Richter will be the featured speaker during Perkins County Community Foundation’s an...
  • Halloween safety includes knowing where sex offenders live in Perkins County

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Halloween is a time of fun and laughter, wearing costumes,  gathering candy, and being silly or scary.  Unfortunately, safety issues accompany this day each year and there are always ways that children can get hurt if t...
  • Cub scouts collect for food pantry

      On Saturday, Oct. 16 the Grant Cub Scout Pack #160 collected 170 bags of groceries to donate to the Perkins County Food Pantry. Participants included (Front row, l-r): Tyler Tucker, Hayden Foster, Triston Hite, Aidan McClintock, Dillon Overstreet, K...
  • Perkins County officials attend state conference

    Rita Long, Perkins County Clerk, Patsy Kroeker, Perkins County Treasurer and James Deaver, Perkins County Commissioner attended a Legislative Conference conducted in Kearney on Oct. 14 by the Nebraska Association of County Officials. The conference pro...