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  • Fischer’s stop raises several questions by residents

        By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Questions on immigration, clean air and water, veterans issues, Medicare/Social Security and education were posed to U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer Monday at a listening session in Imperial. Twenty-five area reside...
  • Commissioners lower tax request for 2015-16

    By Becky UehlingManaging EditorWith a tweak in the draft budget, the Perkins County Commissioners lowered their tax request by $21,000.“This is where we want to be,” said Commissioner Steve Tucker at the commissioners last meeting on Monday, Aug. 17. ...
  • Propane likely cause of house fire in Grant

        By Becky UehlingManaging EditorIgnition of propane gas is believed to be the blame of a fire that occurred on Thursday, Aug. 20 under a trailer house located at 306 W. 10th St. in Grant, according to Grant Fire Department’s Senior Captain Ri...
  • Tate starts 41st year of teaching

        By Becky UehlingManaging EditorFor 37 years teacher Diana Tate has daily walked up the three flights of stairs to her room at Perkins County High School. Even after an elevator was installed in the building, Tate still took the stairs. “Of c...
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  • PC Community foundation, USDA, others, work together to fight hunger

        By Janet LaglerTribune StaffWhen the cupboard is bare and families are hungry, the Perkins County Food Pantry is there to help.However, because of this, there is always a great need of food items now and in the future to keep the shelves stock...
  • Johnson completes Eagle Scout project

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  • Wallace community comes together to help couple

      By Janet LaglerTribune Staff What do you do and where do you go after 17 inches of rain water flows through your house and you have nothing left? One Wallace couple is finding out. June 17, 2015 was a day Gary and Joan Ott of Wallace would soon li...
  • From the Pulpit

    "Would you say that if He were physically present?" By: Rev. Linda Battello Psalm 84 begins: “How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD of hosts! My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh sing for joy to the li...
  • Several area businesses support youth during livestock sale

    Buyers and sellers came together during the 2015 Perkins County Fair to take part in the Annual Livestock Auction. Following are a list of buyersMarket BeefThe Grand Champion Beef owned by Courtney Ostermiller was purchased by Harchelroad Motors. Swan Den...
  • Scoular donates to Venango Fire Department

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  • PC cheerleaders compete

    By Diane StammThe Wauneta Breeze With more dancers than normal to watch, a large crowd gathered Saturday afternoon to enjoy the Dance Crew Contest in the Open Air Pavilion of the Chase County Fair.The Perkins County Cheer Squad was one of the teams t...
  • Perkins County cross country will have 19 runners

    By Becky UehlingManaging Editor The Perkins County cross country team will have a total of 19 runners this year, eight of them returning veterans. “The majority of the team is young,” said Coach Paula Wurst. For the girls, senior Emily Kemling, who ...
  • PCHS volleyball team has experience for 2015

    By Becky UehlingManaging Editor Although the team has only two seniors, the Perkins County volleyball team does have experience, according to head coach Erica Turner, who is new to the head coach role this year. “There are a lot of returning players w...
  • Cogitation

    Cogitation By: Jo McCormick "Letting your agent be your guide" My story is divided into seasons like we all experience every year – spring, summer, fall and winter. My spring was even before I was born and twenty years thereafter. Summer encompasses m...
  • What's Up

    "What’s up" By: Vernon Whetstone “Sorry to burst your expectative bubble....” Normally in this column we discuss astronomical events that are coming up, however, today we are discussing something which is not going to happen—ever.Many of you by ...
  • Nebraska is conservative, and we like it that way

    I’m conservative, and I sleep pretty well at night knowing this. Apparently, so does Governor Ricketts, based on his reaction to a constituent pushing to make marijuana legal in this state at a recent town hall meeting. For this, I am thankful.   As N...
  • Knowing God requires discipline

    The school year is beginning. Parents and students are gathering supplies and preparing to start school again. Sports will begin, academic classes begin as do music and art classes. Students are exposed to a variety of experiences and a lot of new inform...
  • Grant library shows growth in annual report

    By Becky UehlingManaging Editor Hastings Memorial Library Librarian Robin Quinn was amazed last Tuesday as one-by-one she watched as 114 books were checked out at the Grant library. “Just a normal Tuesday in August. I don’t understand it—it’s ...
  • Ricketts stops in Ogallala; outlines plan for growth in state

    By Becky UehlingManaging EditorGovernor Pete Ricketts’ recipe for growth throughout the State of Nebraska includes becoming more competitive on taxes, cutting regulatory red tape and improving education. Governor Ricketts outlined these three areas,...