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  • Memorial Day celebrated at Westview

      A crowd of over one hundred people enjoyed lots of food, fun and fellowship at Westview Retirement Community Saturday, May 26 in celebration of Memorial Day. A picnic lunch was served and entertainment was provided by a men’s chorus. (Courtesy pho...
  • 2012 Perkins County Fair quilt block challenge revealed

    You are invited to take up the “Quilt Block Challenge”. Each year the Perkins County Fair invites everyone to enter this special open class contest. All entries for this contest must be made from the same pattern. This year’s pattern is the log cab...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Warming the heart and the tummy By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist While my sister has been away on the 4-H Washington D.C. trip, I have been remembering all of the fun trips and travels I have had over the years. One of my favorite stops for the food w...
  • Cogitation

    Laughter is good medicine By Jo McCormickMadrid Resident Early days in Golden Ours before my activity stint. There was no DON at Golden Ours when I started as an aide. We had a “Matron” who called the shots. She was a pert and perky white haired lit...
  • HHS support results in international influenza vaccine milestone

    Clinical trial among first in the world for live attenuated influenza vaccine for avian influenza. Thailand recently became one of the first countries in the world to test an H5N1 avian, or bird, influenza vaccine in a needle-free, nasal spray formulation...
  • What to know before going to the emergency room

    More than 135 million Americans go to the emergency department every year.  At a moment’s notice, would you know what to do–what to expect in the ER–and how to prepare? “A trip to the ER can be confusing and stressful for a patient and a family ...
  • The Rock Doc

    Ancient plants are making a comeback By Dr. E. Kirstin PetersCollege of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource SciencesWashington State University The Ice Age is my favorite bit  of Earth history, a time when mammoths, giant beavers and saber tooth t...
  • Medicaid clients urged to enroll in health plans

    More medical providers being added. Medicaid clients in 83 Nebraska counties have until June 26 to enroll in one of two expanded Medicaid Managed Care health plans and choose their primary care provider.   More providers are being added to the Arbor Hea...
  • Hand-foot-mouth disease at highest during summer

    Summer and autumn months are typical times of the year when hand-foot-mouth disease is at its highest. Hand-foot-mouth disease is a common viral illness that most often affects children but can occur among adults. Most infections cause little or no sympt...
  • Nebraska Timeline

    Pests on the Plains—the potato bug By the Nebraska State Historical Society With the sole exception of grasshoppers, perhaps the most hated insects to afflict the pioneer farmer were potato bugs. So prevalent were they at one time in Nebraska that one...
  • State adoption conference a first

    DHHS is one of leading sponsors. Nebraska will hold its first statewide adoption conference in Lincoln–Aug. 9-10, to help prepare parents and professionals to provide permanent, loving families for children in foster care, according to Jessyca Vandercoy...
  • DHHS helps residents stay cool this summer

    Facing the hot days of summer, fans and assistance in paying summer cooling bills are available to those who meet the qualifications for the two Department of Health and Human Services programs, according to Thomas Pristow, director of Children and Family...
  • Nebraska’s college savings plans earn national recognition

    Two NEST plans receive savingforcollege.com’s highest rating. State Treasurer Don Stenberg and First National Bank of Omaha have announced that the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST), Nebraska’s 529 college savings program, has received the hig...
  • Local competitor wins trophy at soap box derby

      Trevin Tuma, Johanna Vedder and Jasmine Schulze earned the right Saturday to compete during the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby at Akron, Ohio. Tuma, of Ogallala, won the Stock Division of the local qualifier at the Wild West Soap Box Derby ...
  • Optimists to hold youth fishing tourney at Lake Mac

    The annual Optimist’s Junior Fishing Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 16 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at Van’s Lakeview Lodge on the south side of Lake McConaughy. To participate, teams must consist of one adult team member (over 21 years of age) and...
  • School report released

    NeSA writing tests were administered this winter in grades 4, 8, and 11. The tests measure the newly-revised Nebraska state writing standards and determine Nebraska’s student writing proficiency in the designated three grades. Students in grade four wer...
  • College Notes

    Schmitt earns bachelor’s degree Sarah Schmitt of Grant, earned a bachelor of arts from Concordia University, Nebraska at its 105th commencement on May 5. The conferral of 585 undergraduate and graduate degrees, diplomas and certificates marks the large...
  • Conservation Corner

    Sharing the history and development of farming in Perkins County By Janet Lagler • Natural Resources Conservation Service Perkins County is in the southwestern part of Nebraska. It has a total area of 566,470 acres, or about 885 square miles. It is ab...
  • Nebraska Farm Bureau urges FSA to be prepared for drought

    Nebraska Farm Bureau is asking USDA’s Farm Service Agency to be aware of and prepared for drought conditions that have started impacting Nebraska farmers and ranchers. “We’ve heard from our members across Western and Southern Nebraska that pasture ...
  • 2012 4-H district horse shows start this month

    Nebraska horse riders will compete June 11-14, and June 20 and 21 in University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 4-H District Horse Shows. Competition categories include estern pleasure ponies, junior and senior divisions of estern pleasure horses, estern ho...