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  • Local author’s newest novel published

    By Jan RahnTribune Staff Local author Robert Richter’s latest book has been released. His new novel, Something Like a Dream, is his third, joining several pieces of nonfiction, poetry, and numerous reviews, quarterlies and tabloids in the United States...
  • Several county residents have unclaimed property

    The 2014 unclaimed property report has been released with several area residents having funds to claim. The Nebraska State Treasurer’s office is holding more than $135 million in unclaimed property from more than 350,000 Nebraskans. Those listed below ...
  • April is Fair Housing Month

    The Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation wants all Nebraskans to understand their fair housing rights. The act makes discrimination in the sale, rental, and advertising in housing unlawful, and assures that citizens are treated equally. It ...
  • Midwest Musings

    Recharging the batteries By Timothy LinscottManaging Editor This past weekend was the Nebraska Press Convention, held this year in Grand Island. Every year the convention provides some ‘continuing education’ opportunities for editors, reporters, publ...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Easter rolls away our stones By Pastor Harun GatobuUnited Methodist Church, Wallace “And If Christ has not been raised then our preaching is useless and so is our faith…But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the first fruit of those who ha...
  • What's Up

    Planet parade is lining up By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer We can’t discuss how well the total lunar eclipse went because this is being written well in advance of the event. We can only hope that the current spate of clear skies lasted until Apr...
  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    By Angel AndersonPerkins County Sheriff’s Office Sexual violence is a wide spread issue that impacts everyone. The children and teens of today are our hope for tomorrow. It is important for us as parents, caring adults and communities to help set young ...
  • Want to start or grow a small business?

    Discover how to start and grow a successful small business at FREE Business Boot Camps coming up in western Nebraska: • April 29, Knight Museum & Sandhills Center, 908 Yellowstone Ave., Alliance, hosted by the Box Butte Development Corporation, 8:45...
  • Quiz Bowl team wins SPVA

      The Perkins County High School Quiz Bowl team won the SPVA Conference Quiz Bowl Tournament on Tuesday, April 1, in Sutherland. The squad won a round-robin tournament with six of the seven conference teams in attendance. PCHS went 5-0 on the day, win...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Sometimes the apple falls close By Larry PritchettPast PCHS activities director In college football there are the Maxwell and Walter Camp player of the year awards, but the Heisman trophy and the winner of that trophy is long remembered as the best play...
  • Plainsmen have solid outing

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Hosting its own track invite, Perkins County finished fourth in the male and female division of the E. Lee Todd Invitational on Saturday, April 12, in Grant. Ogallala won the male side with 170 team points. PCHS was fo...
  • Golfers third at Dundy County Stratton

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor The Perkins County High School boys golf team had to deal with a very unusual weather condition for this time of year on the golf course: warmth. The Plainsmen finished third at the Dundy County Stratton Invite on Apri...
  • Wildcats compete at South Loup

    By Elizabeth StrandWallace Track Coach The Wallace Wildcats took a partial squad of six athletes, two boys and four girls, to the South Loup Invite in Arnold on Friday, April 11.   There were several school activities on the calendar, including the Art P...
  • Mr. Basketball registration begins

    Registrations are now being accepted for the 21st Annual Mr. Basketball Slamfest boys’ team camp in Kearney. The Slamfest will feature 100-plus teams from various states. The Slamfest will have separate varsity, junior varsity and ninth grade divisions ...
  • Bowling News

    Bowling BagsWeek of March 27 High game: Joni Pelster, 205; Laurie Fagullar, 186; Lori O’Neil, 184. High Series: Laurie Fagullar, 491; Joni Pelster, 486; Belinda Daly, 481.USBC Awards Joni Pelster, 200 game; Jane Ruppert, 175 game.Week of April 3 High ga...
  • Local working group to meet April 30 in Imperial

    Local meetings open to individuals interested in setting natural resources goals for Nebraska. A Local Working Group that provides advice on the priorities for many U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation programs will meet April 30 at 10 a.m. at th...
  • LEAD applications available for Group 34

    Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Group 34 are now available for people in production agriculture or agribusiness. “Up to 30 motivated men and women with demonstrated leadership potential will be selecte...
  • April is soyfoods month

    April is National Soyfoods Month, and Nebraska soybean farmers encourage their neighbors to explore ways to incorporate all the benefits of adding soy to their families’ diets along with soy-fed beef, pork, and poultry products. Karen Brokaw has contra...
  • Dolezal attends spring education classes

    Perkins County Weed Superintendent Michael Dolezal recently attended the Nebraska Weed Control Spring Training Seminar at Central Community College in Hastings. This was the second opportunity during 2014 to obtain 10 of the required 20 hours of continuin...
  • Going once...going twice...sold!

      A public auction was held on March 29 for the property that sits next to Perkins County High School and was sold for $11,000, according to school officials. The home must be moved by June 1 in order to make way for an addition coming to the high s...