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  • Tharp’s annual sale engrossing to all

    It was a day to look, buy, visit and explore during the 88th annual Tharp machinery sale held south of Grant on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Buyers and sellers arrived from all over Nebraska as well as several other states. The varied weather each year since the s...
  • Perkins County Health Services encourages employees to “Skinny Up and Weigh Down”

      By Shari FriedelTribune Staff The morale committee at Perkins County Health Services has created a weight loss contest for its employees, and 46 participants have jumped in with enthusiasm. The contest, called “Skinny Up and Weigh Down,” began a...
  • Our Community's History

    Boy Scouts collect Pepsi-Cola bottle caps By M. Lee Tribune Staff One Year AgoFebruary 24, 2011 For dedicated service and a deep commitment to his community, Grant resident Brandon Wood has been awarded the 2010 Great Plains Communications’ Community...
  • Elsie seniors hold birthday luncheon

      The Elsie seniors held their monthly luncheon Feb. 21at the Elsie Legion Hall. Celebrating a February birthday was Lyla Hahn. The seniors enjoyed a meal of meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, peas, applesauce, rolls and salad served by Little Country Kit...
  • Help cheer up patient

    Inez Fattig of Wallace is recuperating from knee replacement surgery at her son’s home in Auburn and would appreciate hearing from friends. Cards and notes will reach her in care of Marty Fattig, 73091 643A Avenue, Auburn, NE 68305....
  • Great Plains Regional Medical Center recruits renowned pulmonologist

    Great Plains Regional Medical Center welcomes Massood Molavi, MD, DTCD, FRCPC, to the North Platte medical community.  Board Certified in internal medicine and pulmonary disease, Dr. Molavi is the director of Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine at Gre...
  • Registrations still open for food safety training course

    Registrations are still being accepted for the ServSafe Starters Food Safety Training Course to be held in three locations in March. Courses are scheduled for: • Monday, March 19 at the West Central Research & Extension center auditorium, 402 W Stat...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    The sad coaching dilemma By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director I have been a supporter of Doc Sadler since he got to the University. I am sure that he will sleep much better when he finds that fact out, but I think he is a good person, a good ...
  • OT win inches Plainsmen closer to district title game

      By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Jake Sexson’s three-pointer  rattled down with 1.9 seconds left in regulation, Alex Johnston’s hook shot got a miraculous roll, and Quinton Hite’s steal sealed the deal in overtime to make Perkins County th...
  • Plainsmen dig hole for top-seeded Hemingford and advance in sub-districts

      By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Alex Johnston and QuintonHite built their Plainsmen a lead and hit the free throws necessary to vault fourth-seed Perkins County over the top-seeded Hemingford Bobcats, 66-58 last Tuesday night (February 21) in th...
  • Plainsmen rout Morrill in sub-district opener

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Blake Poppe muscled his way  to the basket and knocked down as many free throws as the average bowling ball roll to blow the Plainsmen past the Morrill Lions 60-35 in last Monday night’s (February 20) NSAA C2 sub-dis...
  • Lady Plainsmen state dreams crushed by Lady Irish in district action Friday

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Shelby Alberry’s inside-outside game, defensive pressure on ball handlers and offensive rebounding gave the North Platte St. Pat’s Lady Irish the NSAA District 6 title Friday night with their 62-29 victory over Per...
  • PC teams are first and second

      The sixth grade boys basketball team took the first place spot in the Feb. 11th Perkins County Youth Development Club basketball tournament that included 21 teams. Included on the winning team are (l-r): Tyson Patrick, Charles Johnson, Jack Kennicut...
  • Chase/Perkins football rivalry shelved for two years

    The two teams won’t meet next season after playing for 86 years.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican It’s sad. Disappointing. Too bad. That pretty much sums up what football fans in both Imperial and Grant said after learning the two schools won...
  • Thirty-two youth basketball teams expected for tourney in Imperial Saturday

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Basketball teams in grades four through six will converge on Imperial Saturday for the annual Imperial Youth Basketball Tournament. Games will start in four gyms at 8 a.m. Sites include the Longhorn and Shorthorn gyms...
  • Bowling News

    Bowling BagsAnnouncements 1. Bowl for the cure Tournament will be held March 18 at Cornhusker Lanes at 2 p.m. Bowlers do NOT have to belong to a league nor be sanctioned to participate. 2. Board of Directors meeting March 18 at 11 a.m. 3.  Association me...
  • Wildcats end 2011-2012 season at districts

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats’ final two games of the season came in sub district tournament play. Wallace traveled to Imperial to face the Maywood Tigers on Monday, Feb. 20, in the opening game of the tournament. The game got of...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Perfect combo before spring By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist The cold is still here so there is still a little time to try out some new soups. Being a stout meat and potatoes kind of gal, it is difficult for me to find recipes that make other vegetabl...
  • Artbeat

      Student art opens gallery season By Shari Friedel PCAAC Member   The Perkins County Area Arts Council is pleased to announce that there were over 2,250 visits to Meadowlark Gallery in 2011. Members are preparing for a new season beginning with ...
  • What’s Up?

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Close encounter ahead Happy Leap Day. The month of March will be a very busy one for astronomical observation. What began last week with a series of conjunctions between the moon and several planets now continues wi...