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  • Come join the PCHS Health Fair this weekend

    Friday-Saturday, March 30-31, from 6-10 a.m. at the  Perkins County Health Services Specialty Clinic, 912 Central Avenue in Grant. Free screenings, blood tests, vendors, brochures, free drawing, breakfast. By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County Healt...
  • Kindergarten change now in effect for PCS

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County Schools’ age requirements for kindergarten children has changed and the rule is now in effect. A child who turns five years old on or before July 31 will be admitted to kindergarten in the fall. The previous cu...
  • Kindergarten change now in effect for PCS

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County Schools’ age requirements for kindergarten children has changed and the rule is now in effect. A child who turns five years old on or before July 31 will be admitted to kindergarten in the fall. The previous cu...
  • Easter services announced

    Grant Zion Lutheran Church April 5, 7 p.m. - Maundy Thursday worship service, with Holy Communion April 6, 7 p.m. - Good Friday worship service April 8, 7 a.m. - Easter Sunday Sunrise service with breakfast served following.Grant Evangelical Free Church...
  • Area Farm Credit Services of America customer-owners receive $4.4 million in 2011 cash-back dividends

      Funds will flow through local economy. Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) announced this week that customer-owners in 17 counties in Southwest, NE served by the cooperative’s North Platte Marketplace are receiving checks totaling  $4.4...
  • Chamber awards First Dollar

        Tarra and Richard Terry are presented with a First Dollar plaque from Chamber President Bernie Deaver following the regular business meeting on March 15. The couple recently opened R&T Tire located south of the railroad tracks in the buildin...
  • Grant graduate honored at Colorado college

        By Barbara Baker Northeastern Junior College He may not be a Long Tall  Texan, but he’ll dress up like one if you ask him to. Fact of the matter is, he’s not anything close to a Texan. He’s a Nebraskan. One thing is for certain, Andy Lon...
  • Six Aces holds 80s Night

        Six Aces Roller Rink held an 80s night on Saturday, March 24. Many skaters came dressed in 80s clothes. The night was filled with 80s music and trivia.  Skaters and onlookers alike enjoyed the tunes. Pictured is  deejay Jeff Craig “spinning...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Spicing things up By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Although I have been trying to lay off of the salt and and sodium intake lately, this recipe is one I can’t resist. Chicken being one of my favorite foods, it really has a lot of spicing up to do be...
  • Creative Family Fun

    By Alyson CarlsonArt Instructor 1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3… Red-green-purple-red-green-purple-red-green-purple… Skip-hop-jump-skip-hop-jump-skip-hop-jump… Square-circle-triangle-square-circle-triangle-square-circle-triangle Pattern. A series of things that...
  • What's Up

    Planetary wonder and wander By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Planet...the very name gives indication of what it does. Ancient astronomers recognized that there were “stars” that did not remain fixed in one position. They roamed, or wandered, an...
  • Alcohol and drug education class to be held in April

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” alcohol and drug education class. Two sessions will be held on Monday, April 16, and Tuesday, April 17 from 5:30-9 p.m. MT. Participants must attend bo...
  • Senate candidates to visit Ogallala

    The Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce and the Western Nebraska Citizen’s Caucus are hosting a U.S. Senate Candidate Forum. The event will be held on Sunday, March 25, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, at the Quality Inn Convention Center in Ogallala. The forum ...
  • Every 68 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer’s

    There are more than 37,000 people living with Alzheimer’s in Nebraska. According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s® 2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, the cost to care for a person with dementia is on the rise. “With aging baby boomers...
  • IRS offers new penalty relief and installment agreements in expanded initiative

    The Internal Revenue Service announced a major expansion of its “Fresh Start” initiative to help taxpayers by taking steps to provide new penalty relief to the unemployed and making Installment Agreements available to more people. Under the new Fresh ...
  • TOPS helps members build nutritious meals

    Spring is here and many people are focusing on weight loss. March is National Nutrition Month, an opportunity for individuals to focus on nutrition, receive information, and make wise food choices. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit...
  • Trees, saws and ladders don’t mix

    In May of 2011, a Lexington, Ky., woman was struck by a falling tree limb and died. According to a local news report, the woman was holding a ladder for her husband as he tried to trim a tree branch caught in a power line. The large limb fell, spinning he...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Final Four heating up and winding down By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director First things first! Nebraska has a new basketball coach.  Tim Miles, former coach at Colorado State University is now coming to Lincoln.   Unless you are a hardcore...
  • Track’s 2012 season officially underway

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County athletes kicked off their track season with a home triangular on Thursday, March 22, with cool temperatures and morning rain, clearing by afternoon. Wauneta and South Platte participated in the meet, giving all of...
  • Wildcats open season at Hershey/St. Pat’s Invite

    By Christi SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats opened the 2012 season at the Hershey/St. Pat’s Invite held in Hershey on Saturday, March 24.  Twelve teams competed at the meet:  North Platte St. Patrick’s (NPSP), Hershey, Sutherland, Brady, Mul...