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  • Food pantry gains from local losers

    Thanks to efforts and personal goals of area dieters, the Perkins County Food Pantry has gained. Adams Bank and Trust hosted a “Biggest Loser Contest” from April 15 through June 24. There were 35 participants who lost 273.6 pounds in that 10-week peri...
  • Brothers seek Eagle Scout status by renewing cemetery’s flag poles

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A fresh new look has been given to the flag poles at the Fairview Cemetery west of Grant thanks to the efforts of two brothers earning their Eagle Scout badges. Christian and Chase Miyamoto spent many hours preparing, painting ...
  • Rotarians honored at annual picnic

    The Grant Rotary Club members met for their annual picnic at Pheasant Run Golf Course on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Eric Gengenbach, Bryan Sestak and Garry Lawyer provided a steak dinner for the group of 26 members and 20 guests. For dessert, Darren Jensen br...
  • Elsie seniors celebrate birthdays

    The Elsie Seniors met on Aug. 16, for their monthly meal at the American Legion  Hall in Elsie.  Those present were Pastor Linda Battello, Grace Schimonitz, Harvey Brott, Rosalie Curtis, and Jo Leonard. (Photo by Joan Craig)...
  • Gallery door has new theme

      Ryan Nelson of Grant is the latest artist to decorate the door of Meadowlark Gallery on main street. Ryan has depicted a Mario Brothers video game look with “The Game.” The gallery features a new display each month, and a new look periodically o...
  • Inspiring message given at CWC

    An inspiring message by Margie Oswald was heard by women attending the Christian Women’s Club meeting at the Evangelical Free Church in Grant Saturday, Aug. 20. Mrs. Oswald told of witnessing physical and mental abuse as she grew up in a dysfunctiona...
  • Farmer’s market held Fridays

    Those who unfortunately don’t have their own garden can still enjoy some summer produce from a farmer’s market held at the park on Fridays from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Linda Heitman of Elsie (right) and Jenni Sisson had baked goods available last week such a...
  • Kuskie reunion celebrated

    The Kuskie family celebrated their annual reunion on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at the Zion Lutheran Church fellowship hall in Grant. There were 11 people at the reunion on Sunday including: Charles Kuskie, Sr., descendants–Shirley Kuskie, Edwin Kuskie, Lar...
  • Watkins family holds 66th reunion at the park

    The 66th annual reunion of the Watkins family was held Sunday, Aug. 14 at the Grant City Park with 34 members signing the guest book. Six states were represented. Fried chicken was the main picnic offering, accompanied by many delicious pot luck dishes, d...
  • Red Hats travel to Sterling

    Eleven Perkins County Red Hats traveled to Sterling, Colo., on Aug. 18.  They first visited the Overland Trails museum that is near the rest stop there and very interesting.  There are 13 different buildings. One building is dedicated in memory of Dave ...
  • Publication names Pinnacle Bank a top performer

    ICBA Independent Banker®, the award-winning magazine of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and the nation’s number-one source for community banking news, recognized Pinnacle Bank as an outstanding “ICBA 400” community bank performe...
  • Wallace football season kicks off against Potter Dix Friday

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats will kick off their 2011 football season this Friday when they host the Potter Dix Coyotes. The Wildcats have 21 student-athletes participating in football this year. Last year’s season ended with...
  • Seven letter-winners return to Lady Cats team

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer The Wallace Lady Cats volleyball team enters the 2011 season with anticipation under the leadership of head coach Kory Rohde and assistant coach Elizabeth Strand. Student managers Abbey Rohde, Maggie May, Myah McConnell...
  • Girls will scrimmage Thursday, Aug. 25

    Fans are invited and encouraged to attend a volleyball scrimmage this Thursday evening, Aug. 25, at 5 p.m. Bring a personal item or health and beauty item to be donated to the Rape and Domestic Abuse Center—such as paper products, diapers, deodorant, e...
  • Williams is winner at Chase County demo derby

    Jarrod Williams of Grant celebrates after winning the no-weld division of the annual demolition derby held at the Chase County Fair last Thursday. In addition to his winnings in the division, he also took home an extra $450 as the “Mad Dog” award wi...
  • Pre-season C2 volleyball rankings released

    Volleyball practice kicked off Monday across Nebraska and though the first games of the high school season are still a week away, it’s time to put our best educated guess together for the NebVolleyball/Jones Insurance Agency, Inc. Preseason Rankings for...
  • Wallace to host triangular with PCS and Hitchcock Co.

    Perkins County and Wallace volleyball teams will compete in a triangular with Hitchcock County on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Wallace is the hosting school. Order of team play is as follows: • Game 1: Hitchcock County vs Wallace • Game 2: Hitchcock County vs P...
  • Dance crew contest draws eight schools

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The Arapahoe High School dance crew took first place, winning $400, during the Best Dance Crew Contest at the Chase County Fair last Saturday. Coming in second was the Maywood Dance Team, for $300, followed by the P...
  • Great Plains Communications adds Big 10 Network HD statewide

    Residents across the state are now able to watch Big Ten programming in crystal-clear High-Definition Cable. The move comes just in time for the first Husker games, which Great Plains Communications will air on the Big Ten Network. For more information ab...
  • “Big Red Wrap-Up” returns to NET television schedule

    As the Husker football team opens its 2011 season, including entering the Big Ten Conference, NET Television’s popular series “Big Red Wrap-Up” will be right there to keep Nebraska fans updated on all of the Huskers’ gridiron action and news. As ...