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  • Six-member golf team has season underway

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The 2011 golf season has already begun for the Perkins County girls, having traveled to Sidney and Bayard last week for meets on Tuesday and Thursday. “We need some early success, setting new PRs or earning a top 10 medal, ...
  • Cross country runners ready to race

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Senior three-time letter winners Seth Burge and Ashley Kemling will head their respective squads in this season’s cross country racing.      “I always look to my seniors to lead,” said Coach Paula Wurst. “Ashley and...
  • Golfers whet clubs at openers last week

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Challenging the Perkins County golfers last week were meets at Sidney (Aug. 23) and at Bayard (Aug. 25). The Perkins County girls competed in a field of seven teams at Bayard on Aug. 25, a hot day that made it tough to stay hy...
  • Wildcats defeat Coyotes in season opener

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats could not have scripted a better evening of season opening football; beautiful weather, an enthusiastic crowd and an incredibly exciting game. The Wildcats had to come from behind to defeat the Potter-...
  • Huskers on Big 10 Network

    Great Plains Communications’ customers will be able to watch the University of Nebraska at Lincoln’s first and second football games of the 2011 season on the Big Ten Network.   A full schedule with air dates and channel listings can be found at http...
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred donates to FFA

    Patrick McGreer, a sales agent with Pioneer Hi-Bred, has donated $400 to the Perkins County FFA Chapter. McGreer was awarded this contribution money by Pioneer for his dedication to customer-focused activities throughout the year. Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuP...
  • PCS Activity Schedule

    ----All Times Mountain----Updates Available at WWW.PCS.ESU16.ORG Thursday, September 19 a.m.    Girls golf at Creek Valley Invite (Chappell)4 p.m.    Boys/girls cross country at Goodland Invite4:30 p.m.    C-JV-Varsity volleyball at No. Platte ...
  • Area students receive career white coats

    The University of Nebraska Medical Center recently held White Coat ceremonies in Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, Scottsbluff and Norfolk to recognize 603 new students in pharmacy, nursing, medicine, dentistry and allied health. In a symbolic ceremony, students d...
  • MPCC’s Dual Credit Program hits its stride

    When Mid-Plains Community College began offering dual credit classes to high school students in 2004, area Dean of Career Services Bill Eakins referred to them as “the wave of the future.” Turns out he was right. In the past seven years, MPCC’s Dual...
  • Get a career on the fast track with MPCC’s logistics certificate

    Want to keep a career in logistics moving at a quick pace? Mid-Plains Community College offers an accelerated path to earning a logistics certificate in just 10 months. The logistics field includes industries providing transportation of passengers and car...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Just in time

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff You just can’t beat taking a necessary trip and returning home with good news and great recipes! On a recent, quick trip to Colorado to help my father-in-law after his release from the hospital, I met some wonderful frien...
  • What's Up...Check out a few small ones

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer We have been looking at the large constellations and some of the other “big boys” of the astronomical world, how about if we shift to a few of the smallest. These three won’t be too difficult to find, they are ...
  • September is National Preparedness Month

    Eighth Annual National Preparedness Month in September: “A Time to Remember. A Time to Prepare,” encourages Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Ready Campaign, in partnership w...
  • Living history on tap at Fort Kearny Park

    Fort Kearny State Historical Park will host a Labor Day weekend of living history Sept. 3-5, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. There will be a variety of demonstrations, including wood carving, in the soldiers’ camp, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m...
  • ‘EntreLeadership’ simulcast set for Sept. 30

    The Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise and Parkview Community Church in North Platte will host Dave Ramsey’s EntreLeadership one-day simulcast from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT on Friday, Sept. 30. During the event, Ramsey will present practical, “nuts and bo...
  • PBS Kids encourages kids to learn while they laugh

    Where else but on PBS and NET Television can you find a talking dog, dinosaurs who travel by train, a curious monkey and a cat in a striped hat who knows a lot about that? While Nebraska kids head back to school this fall, PBS Kids and NET Television are...
  • Cattle on stalks may not be the best option this year

    A common practice for many producers is to graze cornstalks in the fall and feed hay in the winter and spring until it’s time to go out to grass again. But is this traditional method of feeding going to be the best option this year? A feature article in...
  • Vendors to promote ethanol at State Fair

    The Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Ethanol Board are partnering at the 142nd Nebraska State Fair to promote ethanol and flex fuel vehicles. Friday, Aug. 26 marked the beginning of the Nebraska State Fair and vendor booths from each agency will be set up...
  • UNL’s mobile beef lab takes science on the road

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension will be taking science on the road, teaching concepts of biology using rumen-fistulated animals, with its Mobile Beef Labs. “Experiencing the lab will teach students science principles by learning about the rumin...
  • God’s ways are not always our ways

    By Pastor Ronald E. KrauseZion Lutheran Church, Grant In Romans chapter 12, Paul describes to us what the Christian’s attitude should be toward others–both fellow believers and those outside of the faith. And we all know that what he says is good and...