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  • Slow first quarter curses Wildcats

      By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Brady Eagles made their way to Wallace last Tuesday to challenge the Wildcats. Wallace was able to compete with the Eagles and occasionally out play them but another slow first quarter cursed the Wildcats. Nearl...
  • Wallace Lady Wildcats outscored by Brady Eagles

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer On Tuesday night the LadyCats played host to the Brady Eagles. The Wildcats were ready to show the Eagles what cats do to birds, but the Eagles weren’t ready to concede to the confident Cats.  In the first quarter the Eag...
  • Let’s keep it in perspective

    By Dr. Steven ShanahanNSEA Executive Director I recently returned from  the National Interscholastic Activity Administrator’s Association annual conference in Indianapolis, where I had the privilege to be part of a panel entitled, “The Evolving Relat...
  • PCHS speakers take third at home meet

    The 32nd annual Perkins County High School Speech Invite was held on Saturday, Jan. 28, with over 250 entries and 300 competitors in nine events. Students from 19 area schools gathered for the contest. Most of the events had between 20 and 30 competitors...
  • College Notes

    Holt named to list at UNO Valerie Holt of Elsie, Neb., was among more than 660 students were named to both the Chancellor’s List and the Dean’s List at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) for the Fall 2011 semester. To qualify for the Chancello...
  • PCS activity schedule

    Feb. 9-15All Times MountainThursday, Feb. 93 p.m.    Girls JV basketball at Hayes Center (2 Quarters)3:45 p.m.    Boys JV basketball at Hayes Center5:15 p.m.    Girls varsity basketball at Hayes Center6:45 p.m.    Boys varsity basketball at Ha...
  • Bauer essay tops in state; moves to nationals

      By Mary PierceKeith County News Editor Rachel Bauer has never  served in the military, yet the Ogallala High School senior has certainly witnessed soldiers’ pride in serving their country. Bauer, who has been a bugler for the local Veterans of Fo...
  • Program gives children a “head start” in education

    Perkins County Head Start is now taking applications for the 2012-2013 year. The home-based model is parent focused and works with the adults in each household to work with their child as the child’s first and primary teacher. Head Start, a program of C...
  • NRD hearing on pooling, transfer rule changes Monday

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Patrons in the Upper Republican Natural Resources (URNRD) will get to offer their input on several proposed rules changes during a public hearing next Monday, Feb. 13, at the district’s headquarters in Imperial, b...
  • Spring crop has arrived

    Two gilts owned by Seth, Tanner and Danielle Burge gave birth Feb. 1. One had a litter of 15, the other had a litter of 12. The little ones will become 4-H pigs that will be shown at the Perkins County fair in July.  The Burges have four other sows tha...
  • FSA Scoop

    USDA announces CRP general sign-up Landowners and producers will have four-week window beginning in March to enroll. Acting Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services (FFAS) Michael Scuse announced recently that the U.S. Department of Agr...
  • Attention 4-H’ers: Scholarship applications are due March 2

    Applications for 4-H scholarships will be accepted through March 2. General eligibility for applicants includes: • Must be a current high school senior, graduating spring of the current year, and attending college in the fall of the current year (unless...
  • First Olsen ag award goes to UNL student

    Bryce Vaughn of Alliance is the first recipient of the new Keith R. Olsen Agricultural Policy Internship Award at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Vaughn is a junior at UNL studying agricultural economics and public policy. The Olsen Internship Award ...
  • Pheasants Forever receives grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust

    Pheasants Forever announced that it received word that the Perkins County Pheasants Forever chapter will receive a grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust to purchase a No-till grass drill for habitat projects in Perkins County. The chapter will recei...
  • Investments to create jobs in 10 states

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that loans and grants will be provided to applicants in 10 states to support businesses, improve the quality of medical care, and create or save hundreds of jobs. Funding is provided through USDA’s Rural ...
  • Ak-Sar-Ben accepting nominations for Nebraska Pioneer Awards

    The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation and the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers announced recently that nominations for the 58th annual Nebraska Pioneer Farm Awards, sponsored by the Nebraska Farm Bureau are now being accepted. The program honors farm...
  • Land will bring top dollar says national company

    The U.S. farmland market continues to be hot, with values reaching a two-year high, according to Farmers National Company, the nation’s leading agricultural services company. Availability of quality land is tight, bringing fast sales and top dollar for ...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Real love By Reverend Wayne PickTrinity Lutheran Church, Grant In John 13:34 the Bible records Jesus saying, “As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” During the Second World War, Solomon Rosenberg, his wife and two sons were arrested. Th...
  • Get it straight from the officials

    Perkins County High School senior Tori Osler has a difficult time towing the line while wearing goggles simulating being impaired. Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman administered the test during County Government Day held Monday, Jan. 23. Several g...
  • New church in Wallace headed by Hamlet pastor

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff With the goal of proclaiming Jesus Christ as the Savior of all men, and preaching the gospel with great compassion, gentleness and respect, the newly formed Wallace Community Church gathered as a congregation for the first ...