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  • USDA: Nebraska corn farmers to plant 9.5 million acres

    Nebraska’s corn farmers intend to plant 9.5 million acres of corn this year, an increase of 350,000 acres from last year’s 9.15 million acres, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said today. “If realized, this would be the most corn acres planted by ...
  • Nebraska corn checkoff updates announced

    The Nebraska Corn Board has announced recipients of annual awards for 2010, and provides an update on activity.   • NCB recipient of NPPA 2010 Nebraska Outstanding Pork Service Award – Industry Outreach   Tim Scheer, NCB farmer director from St. P...
  • Farmers can donate grain for disaster relief following tsunami, earthquake

    Japan is a key global agricultural customer and donations will directly support Red Cross efforts. Nebraska farmers can donate bushels of corn or any grain to the Red Cross and directly help those impacted by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the Pa...
  • Free farm and ranch financial clinics planned

    Free, one-on-one, confidential consultations for farmers and ranchers are being offered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and Legal Aid of Nebraska. The consultations involve meeting with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. ...
  • Rule issued for biofuel payment program

    USDA Rural Development has issued an interim rule for the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program—to support and ensure an expanding production of advanced biofuels by providing payments to eligible advanced biofuel producers. Eligible applicants are entities...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Patience makes perfect!

    As I sat and pondered what I could make for a small get together we were hosting at our house, my mind drew a blank. I wanted something easy, that didn’t require a lot of hassle, but would still be something anyone could eat. That’s not too much to as...
  • What's Up...March marathon in the sky

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer   In the latter part of the 1700s, French astronomer Charles Messier (pronounced Mess-e-a) spent much of his time looking for comets. While looking for the soon-returning Halley’s Comet he ran across a bright, ...
  • Celtic music on tap at Wauneta’s Chateau Theatre this Sunday

    The Wauneta Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow in concert Sunday, April 10, at 1:30 p.m. The performance will be held at the Wauneta Chateau Theatre, 217 Tecumseh Ave., Wauneta, Neb. Tickets are $...
  • Celebrate Library Week April 10-16

    Enjoy refreshments at Hastings Memorial Library. Libraries are places for new beginnings. Whether getting the first library card, learning new computer skills or planning a trip, the library is the place where a story begins. This National Library Week, ...
  • Christian Woman’s Club hosts “Picture Perfect” April 16 at Grant E Free

    Picture yourself enjoying food, fun and fellowship with the Christian Women’s Club on Saturday April 16 at the E Free Church, 200 West 10th in Grant. It will be a “Picture Perfect” event! The morning will begin at 10 a.m. MDT and will feature an ar...
  • Concertgoers: Beware of ticket scalping

    The scheduled appearance of the CMA’s Entertainer of the Year in North Platte has brought with it some new attention. Several online third party ticket brokers are offering tickets to Brad Paisley’s summer tour stop in North Platte, and they’re not ...
  • Nebraska Youth Range Camp planned

    The Nebraska Section of the Society for Range Management (SRM) is proud to announce the 48th annual Nebraska youth Range Camp. It will be held June 13-17. The camp is open to students between the ages of 14-18 and it will be held at the Nebraska State 4-H...
  • Free concert at NEBRASKAland Days

    NEBRASKAland Days announces a free concert will be held in the Wild West Pavilion on Thursday, June 23, at 8 p.m. “It will be ‘An Evening of Cold Brew and Hot Rock’ at the Wild West Arena,” said NLD board member, Lance Carlson. The night will inc...
  • Governor Heineman kicks off Donate Life Month

    Gov. Dave Heineman today launched Nebraska’s observance of April as Donate Life Month. Donate Life Month is part of a national observance to increase awareness for lifesaving organ, eye and tissue donations. “Donate Life Month brings attention to the ...
  • U.S. attorney raising awareness of sexual violence

    By Deborah R. GilgU.S. Attorney for Dist. of Neb. It is time to get involved. “Sexual violence is an affront against our national conscience, one which we cannot ignore.” -President Obama, April 2010. In 2009, President Obama was the first president ...
  • TOPS offers 10 ways to eat more vegetables

    Whether  trying to lose weight or just maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to include a variety of vegetables in meal planning. The health benefits of eating vegetables are many and include reducing the risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes, coronar...
  • Hospital foundation’s successful year attributed to community’s generosity

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A pleasant surprise greeted the board of the Perkins County Health Services Foundation when they tallied 21 years of donations and grants contributed toward local health care—a sum of nearly $2.7 million. The foundation host...
  • Health fair draws over 200

    Deb Osler gathers a brochure from one of the many vendors that displayed information in the halls during the annual Perkins County Health Services Health Fair held at the specialty clinic in Grant on March 25-26. Although fewer attended than last year, th...
  • Logo entries sought for Perkins County’s 125th celebration

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The deadline for submitting a piece of art competing for the county’s 125th anniversary logo is only six weeks away. Next year, Perkins County celebrates with many county-wide events, and the selected art will be featured on...
  • Girl Scouts earn badge

      Junior Girl Scouts in Troop 68 earned their community badge by visiting several downtown  Grant businesses. They visited Studio Designs where each was presented with a new t-shirt. Included on the trip were (l-r): Katie Patrick, Aryn Seiler, Lillia...