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  • Lady Cats beat Cards in first round RPAC

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the RPAC Conference on Monday, Oct. 17 in Paxton. Their first opponent was the Cardinals of Hayes Center. This match was a battle from the start, neither team wanting to relinquish the lead. ...
  • Recent competitive trail challenge results released

    Heartland Saddle Club sponsored their second annual Competitive Trail Challenge on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Eagle Canyon Hideaway.  There were four divisions: youth, pleasure, open and buddy, with approximately 20 horse and rider teams. The six-mile long rid...
  • PCHS National Honor Society inducts new members

    By Shania MetcalfHigh School Correspondent Membership in the National Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a high school student. The NHS has worked hard to bring the accomplishments of outstanding students to the attention...
  • Foreign exchange student enjoys easy-going American lifestyle

    By Shania MetcalfPCHS Journalism Student You may have recently seen a new face around the school or community. This girl is Anita Allgeier from Frankfurt, Germany. Anita’s family at home in Germany is just like a regular family here. Her mother is a tea...
  • 2011 mock trial competition underway

    The mock trial teams have taken part in two competitions in Imperial and McCook during the first part of October. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Chase County Courthouse in Imperial: The Perkins County Red team, doing the plaintiff side of the case, performed ve...
  • Middle school students named to first quarter honor roll

    Perkins County Schools announces the names of students on the honor roll at Perkins County Middle School for first quarter:All A’s Ethan Chandler Smith, Kadie Hanson, Miranda Holscher, Claire Maaliao, James McArtor, Amanda Reichert, Brandie Ross, Derek ...
  • Lempke to be honored

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will recognize top Nebraska high school seniors for their academic excellence Nov. 1 at the 2011 Distinguished Scholars Recognition Dinner. Among those being honored is John Lempke of Wallace. These scholars have demonst...
  • PCS activity schedule

    Oct. 27-Nov. 4Thursday, Oct. 275:30 p.m.    PCS Booster Club tailgate7 p.m.    NSAA football playoff vs. Chase Co.Friday, Oct. 285 p.m.    JV/varsity volleyball at Garden Co.Monday, Oct. 319 a.m.    Freshman class meeting4 p.m.    D2-10 sub...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Holidays are here!

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff The holidays are upon us–or so I like to say they are! Holiday season is my favorite time of year all of the hustle and bustle and beautiful decor everywhere you turn. This year, I am hosting family Thanksgiving at my hou...
  • Be sweet on Halloween with less sugar

    Lions and tigers and bears (and sugar)…oh my! Halloween is known to bring out the sweet-toothed animal in us all. Try these tips from the American Heart Association for a healthier Hallows Eve this year. • Have a healthy meal before going trick-or-tre...
  • Keep children safe while trick-or-treating

    Nation’s emergency physicians offer tips on avoiding trick-or-treat injuries. An estimated 40 million children between the ages of five and 14 could hit the trick-or-treat trails this Halloween according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The nation’s emerg...
  • What's Up...The view from DIA

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer It goes without saying, things are different in the big city. Most of you know that I have moved from Benkelman to Arvada, Colo. to start a new job. The hours for the job require me to work at night so I have the occ...
  • Nebraska panel discusses Medicare/Medicaid

    By Charlie LittonNebraska News Service A four-person panel attempted to unravel the Gordian knot that is Medicare and Medicaid during a discussion held Thursday, Oct. 20 over the statewide Telehealth Network. The general consensus of the panel appeared to...
  • Farm Bureau study says flooding cost nearly $189 million

    The spring flooding along the Missouri River cost Nebraska nearly $189 million in lost agricultural crop sales and related economic activity, Nebraska Farm Bureau said Tuesday, Oct. 18, in announcing the results of a study it commissioned this summer. “...
  • Taste of Agriculture planned

    Commissioners in Phillips County Colo. have announced that they are hosting the 2012 Taste of Agriculture event on Monday, Jan. 23 from 4-7 p.m. at the Phillips County Event Center in Holyoke, Colo. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Haxt...
  • Corn board to meet

    The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting, Thursday, Nov. 10, at Embassy Suites in Lincoln. The board will address regular board business. The meeting is open to the public. A copy of the agenda is available by calling either 402/471-2676 or 800...
  • Trade agreements offer opportunities for Nebraska, U.S. agriculture

    South Korea is one of the top five corn export markets for the United States, Colombia is poised to return to buying more U.S. corn and Panama is a growing market with potential. Thanks to Congressional approval of trade agreements with all three countrie...
  • Tips offered on how to get a jump on invasive plant management

    Fall is when plants begin to go dormant. For annuals, this means desiccation of above ground foliage and dispersal of seed through a variety of means (birds, wind, and humans). Annual crops, such as corn and soybeans are harvested in the fall and many su...
  • Pulpit Reflections...Living the journey

    By Pastor Rich SavageUnited Methodist Church, Grant This is my last article and I will continue the theme of the journey I have been using. I have talked about my love and exploration of southern Utah, but my love of travel has taken me to other places, ...
  • Better safe than sorry

    Although outdoor plants survived the dip in temperature Monday night, they wouldn’t be so lucky Tuesday night when a low of 29 was predicted around the area with northwest wind gusts as high as 20 mph. That should take care of the splashes of color ...