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  • PCMS students named to honor roll

    Perkins County Schools announces the names of students on the honor roll at Perkins County Middle School for fourth quarter and second semester: All A’s, Fourth Quarter Hannah Beck, Rachel Carrig, Rebecca Cornelius, Kendra Hoffert, Allison Kiolbasa,...
  • Meyer serves in primary election May 11

    Amara Meyer, a 2010 graduate of Perkins County High School, was one of 145 youths statewide honored by Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale and the Nebraska Bankers Association for serving as election workers during the May 11 primary election.    T...
  • Lions Club members receive honors

    The Grant Lions Club honored Lion Bernard Kuskie as “Lion of the Year” and named him as the recipient of the “Melvin Jones Fellowship” award. The MJF award is given to individuals in recognition of donations to Lions Clubs International Foundati...
  • Nebraska bankers teach the importance of saving

    NBA presents awards to top banks. The recent economic crisis has many causes, including a lack of financial literacy. The state and the nation face a new financial reality, which includes working with higher credit standards and making ends meet with l...
  • Red Hatters visit Bayside

    Fifteen ladies from the Perkins County Red Hats were treated like royalty at Mashie Niblick at Bayside. They enjoyed a delicious salad of fresh green and red lettuce, hot sesame seed rolls and buffet of new potatoes with fresh chives and parsley, baby ca...
  • It's a pop-up

    Concessionaires (l-r): Taylor McCormick, Lyndee Schrotberger, Ashley Kemling and Seth Burge (not pictured) have the snack department handled for the fans and players. Offerings include hotdogs, nachos, popcorn, all kinds of candy and drinks. (Photos by Ja...
  • Sunday storms devastating

    Two major storms rolled through southwest Nebraska late afternoon and evening Sunday, June 6, leaving destroyed crops, hail and wind damage in its wake.   ...
  • City receiving feedback on nuisance ordinance enforcement

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Despite some negative feedback and angry residents, the nuisance ordinance for the City of Grant is moving forward, and city hall has also received some positive comments about its impact.  Residents are beginning to clea...
  • Fourth of July plans coming together

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The lineup of activities planned for the annual Fourth of July celebration just keeps growing.  The event scheduled for Sunday, July 4, in Grant City Park includes something for all ages with food and drink to accompany t...
  • Weather affects wheat crop

     Wet conditions, high winds and hail affected wheat across the state. According to the USDA, temperatures for the week averaged 1 degree below normal. Cool temperatures at the beginning of the week gave way to warmer conditions by week’s end. Mos...
  • Heavy rains hit area

    Three inches of rain that came with lots of thunder activity early last Thursday morning was more than the ground could absorb.    ...
  • 4-H district horse shows scheduled during June

    Nebraska horse riders will compete June 7-10 and June 15 and 16 in University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 4-H District Horse Shows. Competition categories include Western pleasure ponies, junior and senior divisions of Western pleasure horses, Wester...
  • Blue Creek Mavericks 4-H Club to host annual horse show

    The Blue Creek 4-H Club will hold their annual open horse show at the fairgrounds in Lewellen on Sunday, June 13. Registration begins at 8 a.m., show starts at 9. Registrations can be obtained by contacting the Garden County Extension Office P.O. Box 4...
  • Republican Basin water task force members named

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Six people appointed to serve on the 22-member Republican Basin water task force will come from within the bounds of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD). Gov. Dave Heineman appointed URNRD ...
  • 2010 Summer Ball Schedules

    Boys Pony Grant 1 (Coach: Doug Beck) Friday, May 28 at Paxton 1 6:15 Friday, June 4 at Ogallala Yellow 6:15 Monday, June 7 at Ogallala Grey 6:15 Friday, June 11 vs. Ogallala Red 6:15 Monday, June 14 at Hershey 2 6:15 Friday, June 18 vs. Paxton 2...
  • 2010 Nebraska state park summer schedule released

    Nebraskans have more than 80 state park areas to enjoy this summer. These parks offer a variety of activities for all ages. To help Nebraskans plan vacations or trips to parks, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission offers the following summer park sch...
  • Ross participates in state golf tournament

    Junior Plainsman golfer Ben Ross participated in the state golf tournament in Kearney on Tuesday, May  25. With a score of 96-92—188, Ross finished in 79th in a field of 95 golfers in Class C. The gold went to Reid Wiebe of Sutton, who scored 142....
  • Players chosen for Saturday’s all-star games

    The players have been chosen for the East and West squads for the 26th annual West Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Game and the All-Star Football Game.  A portion of the proceeds from the West Nebraska All-Star Games benefit the Scotts Bluff County Volun...
  • Mealtime Makeovers -Ready for the sun!

    I don’t know about you, but I am certainly ready for a double dose of warm weather after a long, snowy winter. When the weather starts to turn, my favorite thing to do is get outside, throw the kids in the wagon and take a long walk. However, now that ...
  • Performing arts camps to be held in Fremont

    Midland Lutheran College in collaboration with The Young Americans, is hosting two one-week performing arts camps this summer on the college campus in Fremont.  Students will be coming in from all over the country and even all over the world to take a...