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  • 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...
  • Bighorn sheep released into Pine Ridge

    Forty bighorn sheep trapped in Alberta, Canada, were released into the Pine Ridge near Harrison on Feb. 9, giving Nebraska a fifth subpopulation of this mammal popular among hunters and wildlife watchers. The 35 ewes and five rams were trapped on a reclai...
  • Tax check-off benefits wildlife, habitat conservation in Nebraska

    Tax season provides a unique opportunity for Nebraskans to contribute to wildlife and habitat conservation. Line 42 on the 2011 state income tax form (Form 1040N) allows individuals to donate all or a part of their tax refund to the Wildlife Conservation ...
  • PCHS speakers finish first at SPVA

      The PCHS speech team competed at SPVA speech at NPSP on Wednesday, Feb. 15 and took home for first place plaque.   The SPVA contest, like districts, restricts the number of entries to two competitors per event per school.  This means PCHS was able...
  • Two students inducted to Wallace NHS

      On Feb. 2 the Wallace chapter of the National Honor Society conducted their annual tapping ceremony to welcome new members. National Honor Society Advisor, Mrs. Deb Jameson opened the candle lighting ceremony while current members spoke about their ...
  • PCS activity schedule

    Feb. 23-29Thursday, Feb. 235 and 6:30 p.m. B6 girls district basketball at Grant7 p.m. Boys varsity basketball NSAA subdistrict at GeringFriday, Feb. 246 p.m. B6 girls district basketball at Grant6:30 p.m. Girls varsity basketball district final vs. NP...
  • Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben accepting applications for college scholarships

    The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation is now accepting applications for the Ak-Sar-Ben Community College Scholarship made possible by the funds raised by the Ak-Sar-Ben Friends. Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to individuals attending community co...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Adjusting to our own taste By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist A few months ago, while on a trip to Cabela’s in Sidney, I decided that I wanted to try some soup that they had prepackaged for sale in the fudge shop. I bought a package of wild rice soup ...
  • Creative Family Fun

    By Alyson CarlsonArt Instructor Hey all you fanatical sports parents!! Did you know that you can actually increase your child’s athletic potential by doing art projects with them? Crazy, huh! But so true! By giving kids the opportunity to use the musc...
  • What’s Up?

    Anticipation of something great By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer It has been said that the greater the anticipation of an event, the greater is the importance to the one anticipating. I would think this saying could be applied to several things; Ch...
  • In the Garden

    Working to create beneficial landscapes in backyardsBy the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum When we look at our own backyard it can be difficult imagining our actions there having much impact on others –except for maybe the next door neighbor. Yet what we...
  • Young workers, spring into action!

    By Laurie JonesSocial Security District Manager If you’re a young worker, retirement probably seems like a lifetime away. In fact, you may wonder if your contributions to Social Security, deducted from your paycheck, actually cover you for anything rig...