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  • Lopers/Wildcats match up live on NET television Thursday, Sept. 1

    The University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) Lopers and the Wayne State College Wildcats face off in their final football match-up in the foreseeable future when “UNK vs. Wayne State Football” airs live Thursday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m. CT on NET1 and NET-H...
  • Players awarded at basketball camp

    Attending the Mike Trader Mid-America Basketball Camp July 24-27 were (middle, l-r): Tanner Clough and Collin Swedberg of Wallace. Both won awards during the camp and were selected to the all-star teams. Also pictured are Coach Mike Trader (left) and Co...
  • Tickle awarded silver

    At the Special Olympic bowling tournament in Lincoln on Sunday, Aug. 14, Kevin Tickle of Grant, along with his Ogallala partner, earned the silver medal in bowling. His scores were 86, 76 and 62. (Photo by Shari Friedel)...
  • TOPS offers successful cycling tips for health

    Bicycling is a healthy way to experience the outdoors and incorporate physical activity into an individual’s daily life. It’s a flexible activity–not limited to certain ages or intensity levels–that keeps people moving, helps with weight control, ...
  • TOPS offers successful cycling tips for health

    Bicycling is a healthy way to experience the outdoors and incorporate physical activity into an individual’s daily life. It’s a flexible activity–not limited to certain ages or intensity levels–that keeps people moving, helps with weight control, ...
  • Golf tourney brings lab fundraiser to close

                        The annual Perkins County Health Services Foundation Golf Tournament raised $4,339.07.  This was all that was needed to complete the $25,000 Foundation fund raiser to help purchase the new hospital lab chemis...
  • Dove hunting season begins Sept. 1

    Dove hunting season opens Sept. 1, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. This season presents good opportunities to take young hunters out into the field. Doves may be hunted statewide from Sept. 1 - Oct. 30, except no hunting is allowed on...
  • G&P will consider season advice on waterfowl

    The Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners will consider 2011 waterfowl season recommendations at their meeting Aug. 30 in McCook. The meeting starts at 8 a.m. CT at the Bureau of Reclamation Office, 1706 W. 3rd St. If the recommendations are approved, wat...
  • Area schools into 2011-12 term

    Last week was the week school started for the children in the area.  Those attending Wallace School started on Tuesday, Aug. 16, and those attending Perkins County School began on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Seen here are Emily Kennicutt (top) stepping off the...
  • Osler receives scholarship

      Tori Osler (left) was the recipient of the Marjorie Jackman Outstanding Service Award, given annually to a senior at the beginning of the school year. The award honors the individual’s voluntary service to the community. It was presented at a scho...
  • PCS Activity Schedule

    August 25 - September 2All times Mountain Thursday, Aug. 25 9 a.m.    Girls golf @ Bayard Invite 5 p.m.    Volleyball scrimmage (admission: sport drink)Friday, Aug. 26 5 p.m.    HS football scrimmage (admission: sport drink)Tuesday, Aug. 30 6:15...
  • Olson among 30 undergrad students joining UNMC research program

    Curtis Perriotte-Olson of Wallace was one of 30 undergraduate students from nine colleges and universities in Nebraska who have joined the INBRE program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. These bright young men and women make up the new class ...
  • Career academies help students transition

    MPCC’s Career Academies help high school students get jump-start into college and careers. Career academies have become increasingly popular in recent years as high school students aim to get a jump-start on their post-secondary education and/or get on...
  • Farm Service Agency has new employee

    New to the FSA office is Jami Shaw of Grant. Raised near the small northwestern Kansas town of Selden, Jami has a strong agricultural background. She is the daughter of Steve and Joni Shaw, still of Selden, and has one sister, Jessica, of Lincoln. Her mu...
  • FSA Scoop...NAP closing dates near

    By Mary KarashCounty Executive DirectorFarm Service Agency, Grant, NE Below are the NAP Sales closing dates: Sept. 1, 2011 for value loss crops Sept. 30, 2011 for fall seeded crops Dec. 1, 2011 for perennial crops We urge producers who want to purchase c...
  • Corn Board elects new officers

    The Nebraska Corn Board met and elected officers on their first day of meetings in Lincoln. The board met on Thursday, Aug. 11 and Friday, Aug. 12 at The Cornhusker Hotel to conduct regular board business and hold election of officers. Alan Tiemann, at-la...
  • Area farmers get energy grants

    Eighteen Nebraska recipients have been selected  in the first round of the Rural Energy for America Program to receive $127,077 in loans and grants.  Funds will be used to make energy efficiency improvements that will promote energy conservation. Among...
  • Fourth annual Nebraska Wind Power 2011 Conference to be held Nov. 15-16 in Kearney

    Wind Power 2011, the fourth annual wind conference sponsored by the Nebraska Wind Working Group (NWWG) will be held Nov. 15-16 in Kearney at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney. The NWWG is a state and federal partnership funded by the National Renew...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Nothing better than steak in a pan

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff It seems like every time I go to make steak all I have in the freezer is cube steak. Not exactly what I want to find when I am in the mood for a mouth watering sirloin! My grandmother always made mushroom steak for us when ...
  • Autumnal equinox nigh

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer I hope you had an opportunity to view the very close conjunction of the moon and Jupiter early Saturday morning? I did, between the rain clouds that is. There were just enough holes to view the pair as the rain trave...