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  • Lady Plainsmen defeat Lady Longhorns in homecoming game

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff After a brief slump, the Lady Plainsmen came back with a vengeance, defeating rival Chase County Longhorns in three sets for Perkins County’s homecoming game Thursday, Oct. 6. With a bit of a shaky start, the Plainsmen fo...
  • Wildcat game called for lightning

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The upset-minded Wildcats were looking forward to the challenge of taking on the undefeated Hayes Center Cardinals for their homecoming game. The coaches felt like the team had put in their best week of practice and that...
  • A winning week for the Wildcats

      By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats traveled to Big Springs on Thursday, Oct. 6 to play the South Platte Knights.  The Lady Cats were ready to play and won decisively in straight sets 25-15, 25-19, and 25-22. When asked about the ga...
  • Bowling News

    Week of Oct. 6 High Game: Nadine Beam, 202; Ashley Schwartzkopf, 186; Sue Baker, 179. High Series: Ashley Schwartzkopf, 501; Cody Fenwick, 493; Laurie Fagular, 484. USBC Awards: Vicki Kapp, 175 game; Diane Larimer, 150 game and 400 series; Nadine Beam, 20...
  • ‘Haunted Hoops’ basketball clinic is Oct. 30

    Clinic is hosted by NPCC Knights men’s basketball team The North Platte Community College Knights men’s basketball team will host “Haunted Hoops” youth basketball clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. CT on Sunday, Oct. 30, in the South Campus gymnasium. “Ha...
  • Physicians warn about sports injuries landing kids in the ER

    As another school year begins, the nation’s emergency physicians are urging students, parents, teachers and coaches to promote safety, specifically when it comes to school athletics. The most common sports-related injuries in children range from sprains...
  • Radon Awareness Week

    Oct. 17-24 is Federal Radon Action Week according to The Surgeon General. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. The American Lung Association, Centers for...
  • A focus on breast cancer in October

    By James Martin, Jr, MDThe American Congress of  Obstetricians and Gynecologists Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer deaths among women in the U.S. It’s not surprising that a diagnosis of this disease is a fear many women share. How...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...No bake–easy

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff 'With the start and stop of beginning harvest, things get crazy at our house. Schedules are ever changing, so plans are rarely made for meals and such. When I was a small girl I remember going to the fields with my Grandma ...
  • What's Up...Watching seasons pass by

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer These wonderfully warmish, clear, October evenings have provided some excellent opportunities for some autumnal stargazing, and the earlier sunsets have given us earlier hours in the evening to do it. With the sun se...
  • CWC meets Oct. 15

    “You are Royalty” is the theme for the Grant Christian Women’s Club Saturday,  Oct. 15. Beginning at 12:30 p.m. MT Brenda Copeland from Bastrop, La. will be doing a mini music concert and sharing her story of “How to be a Princess and Not Wear t...
  • Cogitation...Golden hours at Golden Ours

    By Jo McCormickMadrid Resident I feel obligated, because of my respect for activity personnel, to tell you that many of the situations I relate in these narratives probably cannot happen anymore. Why, you say? Emergent government regulations! Imagine tha...
  • Denver author/songwriter featured at next Magnificat

    Mary Lou Alexander of Denver will be the featured speaker at the Magnificat brunch hosted by the Ogallala Chapter, Our Lady of the Harvest, on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Ogallala, at 9 a.m. MT. The brunch will be served at Valentino’s, 55 East River Road, of...
  • Ron Gustafson to speak Oct. 19 in North Platte

    Motivational speaker Ron “Gus” Gustafson will speak at North Platte Community College at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the South Campus gymnasium. Raised on a farm in Lyons, Gustafson was a standout basketball player in high school in spite of havi...
  • Registrations taken for parenting class

    Region II Human Services is now accepting registrations for Common Sense parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers parent class. The class will be held on Mondays starting Nov., 7, 14, 21, and Dec. 5 from 7 - 9 p.m. MT. The class will meet at the Chase Co. C...
  • Engineering on NRD augmentation continues

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Engineering work continues on a project by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) designed to put water back into the Republican River for compact compliance purposes. Jasper Fanning, manager of the...
  • Stop means stop

    Is it going to take a child or adult being hit and severely injured before the public decides to sit up and take notice that we have a crossing guard on daily duty?! It’s amazing how many drivers pay absolutely no heed to the fact that there are school...
  • Discovering beauty

    By Pastor Rich SavageUnited Methodist Church, Grant Last week I talked a little about my love of travel. I was fortunate enough to spend two years of my medical training in Ogden, Utah. (I was a family practice physician before God called me into pastora...
  • Soybean harvest at its height this week

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Under clear skies and with unseasonably warm temperatures, the farmers in Perkins County had soybean harvest well underway toward the end of last week. At that time, Frenchman Valley Coop manager Gary Talich said the crop’...
  • City looking into selling farm/economic development land

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Depending on the costs involved, the farm ground owned by the city might soon go on the auction block. At the regular meeting of Grant City Council on Sept. 27, council members instructed City Superintendent Tyson McGreer to lo...