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  • Smoke alarms: A sound you can live with

    NFPA offers smoke alarm advice during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 3-9, to maximize families’ safety from fire.   Smoke alarms save lives, and can cut the risk of dying in a fire in half. However, smoke alarms must be installed, maintained and workin...
  • Moderate chocolate consumption may lower risks of heart failure

    Middle-aged and elderly Swedish women who regularly ate a small amount of chocolate had lower risks of heart failure risks, in a study reported in Circulation: Heart Failure, a journal of the American Heart Association. While studies relating chocolate...
  • Pitching with Pritch...A great day for the Pritchetts

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   Last Sunday the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame Foundation inducted their 17th group of individuals.  It was a great day for me and my family as I got to be included in the group.   The h...
  • Activities schedule

    Updated calendar and schedules can be found on the school  website at www.pcs.esu16.org (All times listed are Mountain Time) Thursday, September 30 4:00 PM Junior High Football vs. Hershey (at Madrid) 5:30 PM Junior High Volleyball vs. Hershey (at M...
  • Cambridge takes battle of unbeatens with 29-13 home win over the Plainsmen

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Fullback Gus Petersen gave his Trojans the lead for good with his team’s first touchdown, collected all of its receiving yards and kept Plainsmen rushers in front of him as a linebacker in a 29-13 win in Cambri...
  • Lady Plainsmen win three back-to-back

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor With a three-game win in the record books from last week, the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen were ready for this week’s action. Coming out on top at the Creek Valley invite on Sept. 21, the girls defeated the Lady Storm ...
  • Runners improving times as season progresses

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff With each runner finishing with their fastest or second fastest time, Perkins County cross country runners had an excellent mid-season meet, said Head Coach Paula Wurst of the Ogallala Invitational held Thursday, Sept. 2...
  • Kiolbasa medals in top 10 at Bridgeport

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff Senior golfer Emily Kiolba sa broke into the top 10 at the Bridgeport Invite held Thursday, Sept. 23. Kiolbasa finished in tenth place with a score of 110, tying with Logan Reynolds of Gering. Top honors went to Rachel...
  • Med Valley Raiders outlast Wildcats

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats scored  five touchdowns in the first 13:31 of their game with the Medicine Valley Raiders Friday night, but turnovers and injuries were too much to overcome during the last 34:29 and the Raiders r...
  • Wallace Lady Wildcats win Paxton tournament

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Paxton Tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 21.  The Cat’s first opponent was the Broncos from Wauneta-Palisade. The Wildcats were able to defeat the Broncos in straight sets 25-9, and 2...
  • Registration due Oct. 15 for “Haunted Hoops” youth bb clinic

    The North Platte Community College Knights men’s basketball team will host “Haunted Hoops” youth basketball clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31, in the South Campus gymnasium. “Haunted Hoops” is for boys and girls in grades one-six.  ...
  • Lawsuit filed in deadly crash

    A federal lawsuit was filed Thursday, Sept. 23 by Troy Palser seeking compensation for the death of his wife, Debra Palser and the hardships his family has experienced since she was killed in July 2009.  The lawsuit filed by attorney Maren Chaloupka s...
  • Prante honored for three Middle East deployments

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Perkins County Schools  Principal Terry Prante is a hero in his community in many ways, but most recently was recognized by the Wyoming Air National Guard for his service during conflict in the Middle East. Prante receive...
  • Birthdays celebrated at Elsie Center

    Those with birthdays in September were honored at the Elsie Senior Center on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Enjoying an autumn cake were (l-r): Dolores Steinwart and Tabby Cornelius, senior center director. (Courtesy photo)  ...
  • Eagle Scout project in place

    Evan Barkley completed a project at Sunset Haven in Grant to fulfill requirements of Eagle Scout. Working with Adams Lumber Co. and the Grant Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, Barkley planned and constructed a 21 x 25 vinyl fence set in cement to ...
  • Wallace community members serve as grand marshals

    Rose Cecava (left) and Ruby Kraft, residents of the Wallace community, were honored to serve as grand marshals of the Wallace Fall Festival parade Saturday, Sept. 18. (Courtesy photo)  ...
  • Red Cross blood drive held

    The Elsie/Madrid Blood Drive that was held Sept. 24, fell just shy of its goal according to coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis. The donors were treated to a meal served by the Altar Society.  The following gallon donations were recognized ...
  • Local farmers share some wheat at Nebraska State Fair

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Local wheat farmers had a very enjoyable time during the Nebraska State Fair doing what they love doing best—talking about their crop. As members of the Nebraska Wheat Growers and Nebraska Wheat Board, Grant, Elsie...
  • Early voting for November General Election is underway

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Early voting began Sept. 27 for this year’s election, and there are several other dates to mark on the calendar over the next six weeks as the November General Election approaches. Perkins County Clerk Rita Long has anno...
  • City adopts new budget

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Slightly down from last year, the Grant City Council has approved a 2010-11 budget that still incorporates enough funds for new taxi lanes at the airport. At their budget hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 14, council members gave ...