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  • Hints for Health

    June is “National Men’s Health Month” By Brandon FraleyPA-C Dads get to celebrate Father’s Day in June and they should also celebrate National Men’s Health Month.     The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to increase the awareness of preve...
  • Regional West confirms coverage

    In response to a large number of calls in the past few weeks to Regional West regarding changes to Medicaid coverage, the medical center and physicians clinic have issued this statement: All Regional West Medical Center and Regional West Physicians Clinic...
  • Funding announced for education and health care

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced funding for 52 distance learning and telemedicine projects that will increase access to health care and enhance educational opportunities in 29 states. Four Nebraska educational and health care institutions ...
  • Gov. Heineman joins U.S. Chamber’s jobs summit, discussing states fostering economic growth

    Bipartisan group of governors, business leaders highlight policies that increase state competitiveness. Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman joined a bipartisan group of governors, local policy makers and business leaders today at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce...
  • Crawford’s annual western art show set for July 1-4

    The annual Western and Wildlife Art Show opens on July 1 with Meet-the-Artists Buffet at 5 p.m. and a lively auction of artists’ original pieces at  6 p.m.  It will run through the 4th, with  26 artists showing and selling their work in this juried s...
  • Recent death prompts warning of hantavirus

    The recent death of one child from South Dakota and the hospitalization of another from hantavirus has prompted the Scotts Bluff County Health Department to urge caution when cleaning outdoor buildings like barns, outbuildings, and sheds. Humans are most ...
  • Poll finds a third of parents rejected sitters due to safety concerns

    Parents say that good babysitters are hard to find, according to a new American Red Cross poll. The poll found that in the past 24 months, 55 percent of parents surveyed decided to stay home because they couldn’t find a babysitter. The survey also found...
  • Individuals, groups invited to be part of Centennial Mall project

    Campaign leaders recently announced the ‘Spirit of Nebraska Pathway Program’ to inspire individuals and groups across Nebraska to be a part of the revitalization of Nebraska’s Centennial Mall. The ‘Spirit of Nebraska Pathway Program’ offers oppo...
  • The Rock Doc

    Volcano eruptions shape Crater Lake National Park By Dr. E. Kirstin PetersCollege of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource SciencesWashington State University With the season of high summer soon upon us, there’s no better time to think of visiting ...
  • How to correct aggressive tree roots

    Trees are hardy plants, and their roots fight back against man-made limits around them. In the urban and suburban landscape, tree roots often are forced to grow between buildings or under driveways and walkways. As roots grow, they will break walls, pipes...
  • High temperatures can wreak havoc on lawns

    Homeowners don’t need to have a green thumb to know how taxing a drought can be on their lawns. High temperatures and sunny days can wreak havoc on a lawn during drought. There are a few steps homeowners can take to help their lawn survive: • Extend i...
  • Perkins County High School hosts alumni

    Celebrating their 70th reunion on Saturday, June 16 at Perkins County High School were (l-r): Margaret (Stephenson) Parish, Lois (Larsen) Jones, Ruth (Stout) Ochsner and Gene Mitchem from the Class of 1942. (Photos by Jan Rahn)   Those returning fr...
  • College Notes

    Burge honored at Doane Doane College student-athletes earned 185 GPAC Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2011-12 season. Among the honorees in men’s track was Timothy Burge, Perkins County graduate. The Pflieger/Olson GPAC Scholar-Athlete honor is awarded...
  • Beck participates in Sertoma Classic

      Kristin Beck of Grant (pictured fourth from left, top row) was among members of the West team during the 21st annual Sertoma All-Star Volleyball Classic played Saturday, June 16, at McCook High School. The East team won four of five sets 25-23, 25-2...
  • Winners of NAPA golf tourney announced

    Twenty-six teams participated in the annual 18-hole three-person golf scramble sponsored by Grant Auto Parts/NAPA of Grant held at Pheasant Run Golf Club on Saturday, June 9. There was no winner for the hole-in-one prize, a 2012 45th anniversary edition C...
  • West sweeps the East in all-star volleyball game

    The West team swept the East team in the annual West Nebraska All-Star Volleyball match held Saturday, June 2 in Scottsbluff. The margin of victory was 25-21, 25-16 and 25-21. Match policy dictates that five games are played, regardless of the outcome. Wi...
  • West overtaken by East in all-star football

    The West football team succumbed to the East in the annual all-star game held in Scottsbluff on Saturday, June 2. “Everything that could go wrong, went wrong for us,” said Jason Spady of Garden County, West coach. “Both our quarterbacks threw well ...
  • Nebraska—the sporting life

    It’s no secret that Nebraska is a football state—but it’s not always about the touchdowns–Nebraskans embrace all things sports-related. Explore the other sports that Nebraska has to offer. • NCAA College World Series at Ameritrade Park in Omaha ...
  • Road News

    Paving project moving ahead By Sid ColsonDist. 1 Perkins County Commissioner Well, another wheat harvest is upon us. Our crew has been busy maintaining and elevating several of our roads. Also the crew pulled up the sides of several roads. This process...
  • Wheat production forecast down across Nebraska

    Based on June 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2012 winter wheat crop is forecast at 50.8 million bushels, down 15 percent from the May 1 forecast and down 22 percent from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, Nebrask...