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  • Donation yields fire department $2,500

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor For the second time in two years the Perkins County Volunteer Fire Department are the benefactors of the America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation. Last year the department received $2,500 from the same program a...
  • Buescher talks water rights while campaigning in Grant

    <1--IMAGE images/4.3.14/buescher.jpg IMAGE-->   By Tim LinscottManaging Editor “I will tell anyone this wherever I go in the state, if agriculture fails in this part of the state, the entire state won’t be successful,” Brian Buescher, an ...
  • Honor flight leaves lasting impression on veterans

      By Jan RahnTribune Staff For two Korean War veterans from Perkins County who took part in a recent honor flight to Washington D.C., the wintry scene was reminiscent of how conditions were when the war was fought decades ago. Keith Nelson of Madrid ...
  • Magnificat Brunch scheduled for April 12 in Ogallala

    Chris Lee, a native of Perkins County, who now lives near North Platte will be the featured speaker at the Magnificat Brunch hosted by the Ogallala Chapter, Our Lady of the Harvest, on Saturday, April 12, at Ogallala at 9 a.m. MT.  The brunch will be ser...
  • CWC gathered mid-March

    Christian Women’s Connection met Wednesday, March 19, at the Quality Inn for a night of entertainment and an inspiring talk. The evening started with great entertainment from Vicki Lynn Peters on the keyboard, Dan Dobson on the keyboard and saxophone, ...
  • Train show coming to North Platte April 12-13

    The Nebraska West Central Division of the National Model Railroad Assocation will hold its 20th annual train show in North Platte on April 12-13 at the D&N Event Center, 601 East Walker Road. This year’s show will be open to the public on Saturday f...
  • Sen. Christensen invites students to youth legislature

    High school students are invited to take on the role of state senators at the Unicameral Youth Legislature June 8-11. At the state capitol, student senators will sponsor bills, conduct committee hearings, debate legislation and discover the unique process...
  • Wallace Legion marks birthday

    The Wallace American Legion Post 213 celebrated its 68th birthday during the monthly March meeting. Twenty-five members and guests attended to eat soup and cake. A presentation was given by the sixth grade class on the Holocaust and Saving Pennies. The ...
  • Scarlet Chapeau gathers

    Thirteen Scarlet Chapeau ladies met in Madrid on March 28 at the Bootleg Bar for their house special burritos. After lunch they played several games of bingo and then shopped at the Country Store in Madrid. The next meeting will be in April....
  • Pulpit Reflections

    God is good–all the time By Pastor Harun GatobuUnited Methodist Church, Wallace Philippians 2:4-8 tells us, “Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, who, t...
  • What’s Up?

    Get ready to throw a party By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Got your viewing location picked out for the upcoming total lunar eclipse? The eclipse occurs on the evening of Monday, April 14, and continues into the early morning hours of Monday, Apri...
  • Artbeat

    April show featuring quilts by “Betty and the Girls” Three generations of quilters will have their work on display during the month of April at Meadowlark Gallery in Grant. Betty Frederick, who has called Grant her home for 39 years, learned to quilt...
  • Fake IRS call scam targeting Nebraska

    Attorney General Jon Bruning recently issued a consumer alert for Nebraskans to be wary of a phone scam reported by the IRS as the largest of its kind. Victims have reported threats of driver’s license suspension, arrest and deportation. “My office ha...
  • ‘House of Cards Trilogy’ coming to NET Television

    The original BBC adaptation of Michael Dobbs’ “House of Cards Trilogy” is back on NET Television after 20-plus years. Considered the godfather of modern political thrillers, “House of Cards Trilogy” aired on public television as part of “Maste...
  • Honor roll students named for third quarter at Perkins County High School

      The Perkins County High School honor roll for the third quarter of the 2013-2014 school year has been released by school officials. Those earning a spot on the ‘A’ honor roll are: Kaitlyn Gamble, Claire Maaliao, Amanda Reichert, Hannah Beck, Kal...
  • A big D.E.A.L.

      On Friday, March 21, members of the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce came together to help read stories at Perkins County Elementary as part of the Celebrate Reading D.E.A.L. (Drop Everything And Listen) event. Above: Jody Snogren of Perkins Count...
  • PCHS holds prom 2014

      Brady Mailand, left, escorts Courtney Lyon down the runway during the Grand March at Perkins County High School on Saturday, March 29. The prom theme this year was ‘Empire State of Mind’ and the gymnasium was packed with onlookers for the annual...
  • Johnson, Sis named to SPVA list

    Named to the second team All SPVA basketball squad for this past season was Perkins County senior Tim Johnson. Making the Honorable Mention list was freshman Derek Sis....
  • NSAA All-State members named

    The NSAA is excited to announce the recipients for the Winter Season NCPA Academic All-State Award. Perkins County High School recipients are: boys basketball-Timothy Johnson and Zak Kurkowski; girls basketball-Kendra Hoffert and Courtney McClenahan; spee...
  • Malmkar third at inter-high day

    Dylan Malmkar of Perkins County High School placed third in chemistry division in the inter-high day competition held at McCook Community College on March 26.            More than 400 students from 18 area high schools tested in 27 academic areas...