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  • Too little too late to overcome Sutherland’s strong lead

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer Wallace had a rough night against the Sutherland Sailors. The Wildcats were once again plagued by a slow start and the Sailors came out on fire. Halfway through the quarter, Sutherland was up 17-0. Shane Anders finally g...
  • Lady Cats try to sink the Sailors

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer On Thursday night, Dec. 15,the Lady Cats played host to the Sutherland Sailors. Both teams were ready to play, but the Sailors took the early lead. At the end of the first quarter the Wildcats trailed by seven, 25 to 18. The...
  • Bald eagle success story continues in Nebraska

    A record 90 active bald eagle nests were observed in Nebraska during the 2011 breeding season, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The previous record was 54 in 2007. The state’s first successful modern bald eagle nest was observed in 1...
  • Changes in NRD pooling rules being proposed

    Special meeting Jan. 9 to discuss changes By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Board members of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will consider changes to pooling rules at a special meeting Monday, Jan. 9. During their monthly me...
  • Conservation Corner

    What can CSP do for you? By Janet LaglerNatural Resources Conservation Service Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers are known for being outstanding stewards of the land. You know that if you take care of the land, it will take care of you. Wouldn’t it be...
  • Swing choir delivers holiday cheer

    Perkins County swing choir members performed several numbers during the annual holiday concert last Thursday night. Some of the performers include (Front row, l-r): Ty Summers, Alyssa Young, Taylor Boldt, Kristin Beck. Middle row: Breanna Stevens, Court...
  • Students perform at Westview

    Wednesday, Dec. 14, the Perkins County Christian School hand bell choir performed for the residents at Westview Retirement Community. All enjoyed the great Christmas music and seeing and talking to all the students from the school. (Front row l-r): Nata...
  • Poster winner chosen

    Shelby Ogier, Wallace sixth grader, wins the local Peace Poster Contest and receives $25 for her winning poster. The contest was sponsored by the Wallace Community Lions Club. Shelby’s poster placed third in district competition. Pictured with Shelby ...
  • NSAA academic all-state awards given

    The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the Fall 2011 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Awards. Since 2006 this NSAA awardprogram has recognized students who ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    A new Christmas tradition By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist When Christmas time rolls around, things are always crazy. It is almost as if you don’t know if you are coming or going anymore!         In our family, we celebrate Christmas at Calvin...
  • What's Up

    Longer days are coming By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Darkness comes like Carl Sandburg’s fog, “on little cat feet.” With the Sun slowly creeping south each day, the length of the darkness increases until suddenly we notice that at 4:30 in ...
  • Shaun’s Thoughts

    Recognizing the need for outside help By Shaun MeyerDirector of Home Health Services Caregivers often don’t recognize when they are in over their heads, and often get to a breaking point. After a prolonged period of time, caregiving can become too dif...
  • New research exposes the impact of reality TV on girls

    As reality TV has become  entertainment for youth and adults, girls who regularly view reality TV accept and expect a higher level of drama, aggression, and bullying in their own lives, and measure their worth primarily by their physical appearance, acco...
  • 4-H Kickoff planned

    Be a part of Perkins County 4-H!  Join the program at the 4-H Kickoff, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2 p.m., Perkins County Fairgrounds.   Join for the first time or re-enroll.  Open to all youth in Perkins County ages 8-18 as of Jan. 1, 2012.   For more informatio...
  • Lawn and landscape school in North Platte late January

    Take time to sharpen tree,  lawn, and landscape maintenance skills by attending the first annual Lawn and Landscape School, Jan. 31- Feb. 2, at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road, in North Platte. This three-day school...
  • Take flu precaution

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The holidays seem to be the time of year when everyone has a good chance of getting sick. Christmas programs and sports events that draw large crowds are the perfect setting for germs to be shared. Fortunately, only three case...
  • Another Perspective

    Twelve days of Christmas takes on new meaning By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher I’ve never given much thought to the lyrics in the “Twelve Days of Christmas” song. Twelve drummers drumming, 11 pipers piping, 10 Lords a leaping. Does it have to make sen...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Jesus is our High Priest By Pastor Chris CostriniVenango Community Church We often think of the work of Moses in either the plagues and the parting of the Red Sea, or in the delivering of the Ten Commandments. These are both vastly important in the life...
  • Elsie’s main street loses landmark to demolition

    By Joan CraigElsie Correspondent An Elsie landmark that had become dilapidated and a danger to passers-by is now absent from the downtown landscape. A large brick building in the middle of main street that was erected in 1920 was torn down last week ...
  • Birch seated as district judge

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins, Keith, Chase and Lincoln are among local counties that will now be served by Judge Richard A. Birch who was sworn in Dec. 1 as the 20th District Judge for the 11th Judicial District of Nebraska. Judge Birch was sworn in...