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  • Weiss Chiropractic receives First Dollar

      Members of Perkins County Chamber gathered following their meeting last Thursday for a First Dollar plaque presentation to Calvin Weiss, D.C., of Weiss Chiropractic. He has a chiropractic service in Imperial and opened an expanded practice last fall...
  • Celebrating 125th in style during Perkins County Fair will take input from all

    Perkins County marks its 125th this year, with an anniversary committee already busily planning activities for fair time—volunteers are being sought to help with this historical celebration. By Jan RahnManaging Editor If the excitement already being ge...
  • Priority bill declared by senators and committees

    By Mark ChristensenState Sen. 44th District It is another busy week in Lincoln for me and I look forward to the last of my 2012 bills having their committee hearings. Senator priority bills and committee priority bills have been declared and many of thos...
  • Only 29 days ‘til spring

      Fertilizer tanks at Frenchman Valley Co-op are just biding their time. A blizzard Monday morning following an early morning rain created dangerous conditions for travelers and livestock. (Photo by Jan Rahn)...
  • Our Community’s History

    Werners open the newly remodeled Rock-n-Roller By M. Lee One Year AgoFebruary 17, 2011 Dr. Bottom was honored for years of dedication. Colleagues and friends from the medical community gathered at Perkins County Health Services last week to honor Dr. Pa...
  • Author and publisher host book signing for new novel

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor A new local author whose pen name is BJ Wolfe was honored at a book signing at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant last Thursday afternoon. The first-time novelist, Barb Kirkpatrick of Grant, signed several of her new west...
  • SWNCBC offers rehab resale to first-time buyers

    Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation (SWNCBC) has recently been funded for Purchase Rehabilitation Resale by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development for a purchase, rehabilitation and resale housing program in the SWNCBC five county...
  • Westview hosts Valentine’s Day tasting party

      For Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, Feb. 14, Westview held a chocolate tasting party. Many different food items from fruit to cake were available to dip in a chocolate fountain.  It was a fun afternoon of good food and fellowship celebrating Valentine...
  • CWC meeting includes husband/wife duo

      A fascinating impersonation of the Samaritan woman at the well by Linda Anderson kept the audience’s attention at the Christian Women’s meeting Saturday, Feb. 18. The dramatic presentation, based on the story from the fourth chapter in the book...
  • Consider joining the 4-H Cat Project

    Those who like learning about cats and having fun may want to consider joining the 4-H Cat Project. Three levels are available to participants: • Level 1 - Purr-fect Pals: Participants will learn about being a good cat owner. Topics include cat breeds, ...
  • Legion Auxiliary holds February meeting

    The Grant American Legion met Feb. 14, 2012 at Westview with 15 members and two guests present. Loretta opened the meeting followed by an opening prayer by Chaplain, Clem. The flag salute and preamble were recited. Roll call of officers was taken, secreta...
  • Vacancies exist on NUSF advisory board

    Nebraskans have until Feb. 29 to apply for appointment to the Nebraska Universal Service Fund Advisory Board. Five positions are currently vacant.  Two positions are open to represent telecom carriers.  An opening also exists for a member to represent e...
  • Wallace Legion Auxiliary meets

    Members of the Wallace Legion Auxiliary met on Feb. 14 and discussed upcoming events. The auxiliary met with the junior girls on Feb. 17 to discuss Girls State applications. The auxiliary then met on Wednesday, Feb. 22 to make a poppy centerpiece for the ...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    What an outstanding week By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director This past week was a really busy one at a lot of levels of activities.  I got in some interstate driving time; saw a couple of really good basketball games, one at the high school...
  • Two PC wrestlers place at state

      Three Plainsmen wrestlers who qualified for the state tournament by placing at districts competed at state on Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 16-18, with two bringing home medals. Heavyweight Vinny Ross was fourth and Austin Thelander sixth at 106 lbs. Res...
  • Plainsmen season ends with Panther putdown

      By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer The 14-5 Hershey Wildcats  mauled the Plainsmen 59-32 to end both teams’ regular seasons Friday night in Grant. Hershey encountered little resistance penetrating the lane and locked down their side of the court...
  • Lady Plainsmen sub-D champs to face St. Pat’s for berth to state tourney

      By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer The Lady Plainsmen front line of Shania Metcalf, Tanya Metcalf and Shalee Pollard asserted itself at the basket to capture the NSAA class C2 sub-district 12 tournament championship with a 57-50 win over the Heming...
  • Wildcats end regular season with victory over Storm

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats ended their regular season of basketball on a high note as they defeated the Creek Valley Storm in a decisive manner. The Wildcats came out with a strong first quarter shooting very well. Landon Swed...
  • Abrupt ending for Lady Cats

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer On Monday, Feb. 13, the Cats  traveled to Imperial for sub-districts to play the Raiders of Medicine Valley.  The Lady Cats were ready to play, hoping to beat the Raiders one more time this season. Unfortunately for the La...
  • Bowling

    Bowling BagsWeek of Feb. 16 High Game: Deb Hutsell, 242; Ashly Schwartzkopf, 191; Dee Patterson, 188. High Series: Deb Hutsell, 555; Dee Patterson, 516; Ashly Schwartzkopf, 490.Announcements 1. Bowl for the cure Tournament will be held March 18 at Cornhus...