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  • Second quarter, first semester honor roll announced

      Perkins County High School’s second quarter and first semester honor roll students for 2013-2014 were recently revealed. Second quarter ‘A’ honor roll recipients were, front row, left to right, Kendra Hoffert, Claire Maaliao, Alexis Schmidt, S...
  • PCS speech team goes 2-0 to start the season

    The PCHS competitive speech team opened their 2014 season at Chase County High School on Saturday, Jan. 11.   Students from Hershey, Sutherland, St. Pat’s, Paxton, Chase County and Perkins County competed in a contest which featured two preliminary rou...
  • PCS activity schedule

    January 23-29All Times MountainThursday, Jan. 23 TBD    Girls varsity basketball 4:00    Girls JH basketball at Sedgwick Co.Friday, Jan. 24 TBD    Boys varsity basketballSaturday, Jan. 25 10:00    Wrestling at Mullen TBD    Girls basketball...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Coming down to the big one By Larry PritchettPast PCHS activities director Big weekend of playoff football and I am doing this article on Saturday this week so I don’t know who the winners are at this time. My boys and I have been Bronco fans for as ...
  • Lady Cats pick up pair of wins

          On Thursday, Jan. 16, Wallace defeated the South Platte Knights, 43-40, on the Wildcat home court and continued their winning streak on the road Friday, Jan. 17, landing a 37-31 victory over the Paxton Tigers. The wins are a moral boost for...
  • Wallace dominates South Platte in victory

      By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer As Wallace approaches the halfway point of their season, they continue to have a busy schedule while preparing for the conference tournament. In the midst of all of this, the Wildcats were looking to get back to the...
  • Boys nearly defeat Wauneta-Palisade on the road

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Heading on the road, the Perkins County boys basketball team came close to defeating Wauneta-Palisade Jan. 17. The Plainsmen lost a close contest, 46-43. The Broncos led 12-9 after one period and held a 24-20 halftime ...
  • Key missing stat keeps Lady Plainsmen from wins

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Back-to-back games last week gave the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen a good indication of the rigors of tournament play in preparation of the SPVA tournament in North Platte. On Thursday, Jan. 16, PCS hosted Chase Count...
  • Two wrestlers place at Imperial

      By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Perkins County wrestlers took part in the Chase County Invite on Saturday, Jan. 18, finishing 13th with 30 points as a team. Scoring 217 points, Sedgwick County took first place. Following with 167.5 points was Gordon-...
  • Bowling News

    Bowling Bags Week of Jan. 9 High Game: Kari Barnes, 201; Melinda Nielsen, 190; Deb Hutsell, 188. High Series: Cindy Seitler, 516; Bernie DeForest, 499; Karla Eddie, 498.USBC Awards Kari Barnes, 200 game; Starla Queen, 175 game....
  • Free farming workshop Feb. 13

    Perkins County farmer Steve Tucker one of several presenters at  Holyoke Fairgrounds. Anyone who has read any farming news articles has surely seen terms such as cover crops, no-till, and soil health. What is all this fuss about anyway? Mark the calenda...
  • Symposium set on wind energy development in Nebraska

    A Feb. 12 symposium at the Quality Inn and Suites Sandhills Convention Center in North Platte will provide education and initiate a conversation on the appropriate siting of wind energy farms in Nebraska. Sponsored by the Sandhills Task Force, “Siting o...
  • U.S. ag research spending lags but must remain global leader says panel

    By Dan MoserIANR News Service Public investment in agricultural research in the United States is lagging behind other nations, but land-grant university scientists still have the intellectual heft to make the country a leader in the challenge of feeding a...
  • Keep rural schools growing through America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education

    Across the US, school districts are working to incorporate common core state standards and hands-on learning opportunities into their math and science curriculum. These new opportunities are designed to provide real world experiences that help grow the n...
  • Poster contest open to elementary students

    Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach announced the beginning of the 11th annual NDA Agriculture Week in Nebraska Poster Contest. The contest is open to all Nebraska youth currently in first through sixth grades. This year’s theme...
  • Midwest Musings

    I can’t even eat rice? By Tim LinscottManaging Editor While climbing the ladder of journalism in Fairbury I was not taking very good care of myself. Journalism can lead to rough habits like eating supper at midnight (or later), drinking two pots of cof...
  • 60-day session will be Sen. Christensen’s last

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican This year’s 60-day legislative  session will mark Sen. Mark Christensen’s final session as a Nebraska state senator. First elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010, the 44th District’s senator will complete hi...
  • NSAA: Individual schools can deal with transgender policy at local level

    By Jan RahnTribune Staff The Nebraska School Activities Association has been dealing with a stir concerning a policy that would allow transgender students to play sports on any team they identify with. The issue of gender identity and adoption of school ...
  • Area extension offices to have familiar new faces

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Perkins County Extension Agent Doug Anderson will be getting his mail somewhere else, so to speak, but will still be helping answer questions in the area. Anderson will soon be covering Keith and Arthur counties instead of K...
  • Coming together for Duke

      Above: Amy Johnson thanks the crowd at the Elsie fire hall for coming out to support her family, along with husband Luke and daughter Ryleigh. Right: Residents from all over the region came to support the Johnson family as their son, Duke, was bor...