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  • PCHSF announces Vern and Jackie Rezac memorial scholarship

    The Jackie Rezac Memorial Scholarship fund for nurses, established in 2003 by Vern Rezac, husband of the late Jackie Rezac, has been renamed the Vern and Jackie Rezac Memorial Scholarship.  The fund will be held and administered by the Perkins County ...
  • McArtor named 2010 Student of the Year at Northwest Tech

      Diesel student, Brent McArtor was chosen as the 2010 student of the year at Northwest Kansas Technical College. He was chosen out of 16 candidates selected for this annual distinction. Brent is the youngest son of Brad and Dana McArtor of Grant, an...
  • PC High School students named to honor roll

    Perkins County High School announces the names of students on the honor roll for fourth quarter and second semester in the 2009-2010 school year. Fourth Quarter “A” honor roll: Elisa Carlson, Candace Lee, Amara Meyer, Jenni Sis, Jessica Day, Jerem...
  • Senior center to host second annual table setting contest

    The Perkins County Senior Center/Community Center in Grant will host a table setting display/contest again this year.  The public is urged to take part in this fun and fanciful event.  The first event was held in June 2009 and had 14 participants. ...
  • New anesthetist coming to PCHS

    Certified anesthetist from Virginia begins practice at hospital on Aug. 1   By Jan Rahn Managing Editor A new certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) has been hired and will begin practice at Perkins County Health Services on Aug. 1. Pamela...
  • A day to remember...

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Gatherings across the nation on Memorial Day honored the war dead with speeches, gun salutes and prayer. Such was the case along the Highline as the public gathered in Venango, Grant, Madrid, Elsie and Wallace to pay tribu...
  • Clean-up project continues

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Designated as the nuisance officer for the City of Grant, West Central Nebraska Development District (WCNDD) has begun assessment of property within the city limits to identify potential properties targeted for clean up....
  • Alcohol ban in Nebraska’s state parks ends

    The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission on Friday ended the ban on alcohol consumption in state park and wildlife management areas (WMAs) at its meeting in Gering. The new regulations that end the ban on alcohol consumption in state park and WMAs, effec...
  • Chase County Fair to offer combination of rock and country at grandstand

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The anticipation toward the 2010 version of the Chase County Fair & Expo begins to build with the release of this year’s grandstand entertainment. Like always, the Chase County Fair board has put togethe...
  • USDA announces availability of Recovery Act funding to expand rural broadband service

    Requests proposals to extend broadband through satellites, libraries, and technical assistance. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA is providing additional grant funds to expand broadband access in rural America.  This Request f...
  • Nebraska State Patrol ramps up 100 days of summer initiative

    The Nebraska State Patrol is once again encouraging motorists to become partners in an effort to help reduce the number of fatal crashes on Nebraska roads during the heavily traveled summer months of May, June, July and August. Each day from May 30 (Me...
  • Memorial Day services set in cemeteries along the Highline

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The fallen soldiers who have given their lives in pursuit of our nation’s freedom will be honored with military tributes across the nation on Memorial Day, Monday May 31. Cemeteries across the Highline have set public ce...
  • Lifeguards train for pool duty

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor A new event throughout the season is being added to enjoyment at the Grant City Pool, which will open on Monday, May 31. A “Family Swim Night” will be held on Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. for families who wish to spend ...
  • Wallace School loses five instructors to retirement

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Wallace School will be seeking replacements for five of their faculty as summer rolls around. A ceremony was held during honors night to say goodbye to Lynda Monson, Kathy Fowler, Judy Seger, Vee Griffiths and Jeanie Dai...
  • Wall removed at museum

    Thanks to the voluntary efforts of Regier Land Improvement, the retaining wall along the south yard at the Perkins County Museum at 6th and Central in Grant was being extracted last Friday. Removing the wall is another step in the exterior renovation ta...
  • Wall removed at museum

    Thanks to the voluntary efforts of Regier Land Improvement, the retaining wall along the south yard at the Perkins County Museum at 6th and Central in Grant was being extracted last Friday. Removing the wall is another step in the exterior renovation ta...
  • Health Fair well attended

    Nearly 250 individuals attended the 2010 Health Fair at Perkins County Health Services in Grant on Friday and Saturday, April 31-May 1. Offerings at the fair included blood testing, blood pressure and pulse monitoring, bone density screening, mammograms...
  • County Republican party to hold convention

    The Nebraska state primaries are over and most political parties are having county conventions.  The Perkins County Republican Party has scheduled its county convention for Thursday, June 3 at Midwest Electric’s Community Room starting at 7:30 p.m. ...
  • Grant VFD members attend fire school

    Eleven members of the Grant Volunteer Fire Department were part of the estimated 1,200 individuals attending the 73rd annual Nebraska State Fire School in Grand Island on May 21-23.  Ten members completed 12 hours of training in the class listed after...
  • Hagan is winner of annual sorority scholarship

    Erik Hagan was selected as the recipient of the Beta Sigma Phi annual scholarship. Hagan, a 2010 graduate of Perkins County High School, is the son of Mike and LuRae Hagan of rural Grant. Hagan has excelled in academics, sports, other school activiti...