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  • Special guest appearance

    Rev. Bill Cornelius of Grand Junction, Colo., was a special guest at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant on Sunday, Sept. 21. Cornelius, a Perkins County native, gave a special presentation at Zion about his ministry and the changes it has gone through rece...
  • Elsie seniors gather for monthly luncheon

    The Elsie seniors held their monthly luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Elsie Legion Hall. The catered meal consisted of hamburger steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, glazed carrots and fruit salad, as well as a fall-themed cake. Those in attendance were...
  • Quilt gets new home

      Marilyn Poppe (seated) displays a quilt she made for the Westview quilt drawing. Winner of the quilt was Geri Mundy (standing)....
  • Health fair has steady crowd

      Shaun Meyer, right, prepares to do some blood work on Darlene Potts during the 2014 Perkins County Health Services health fair on Sept. 19. Despite a region-wide power outage, the generators provided necessary electricity to keep the health fair mov...
  • Foundation donates to 4-H Club

    The Trail Riders 4-H Club accepted a $500 check from the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund representative Michelle Ross at the Perkins County fair parade, where the theme was Mardi Gras. The Trail Riders hosted an area-wide 4-H horse show on June 2...
  • Mission Festival at Trinity to focus on mission efforts in Haiti

    Pastor Georg Williams of Ainsworth will speak on his mission efforts in Haiti during a presentation at Trinity Lutheran Church of rural Ogallala on Sunday, Sept. 28 at Trinity’s annual Mission Festival. Williams will speak at the 9 a.m. Bible study and ...
  • Midwest Musings

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Homecoming is this week and I harkened back to my favorite, or least favorite, homecoming memory growing up.I went to the homecoming dance my sophomore year with a girl named Carrie. She was new to town and I asked her to ...
  • From the Pulpit

    Worthy of the gospel By Pastor Ron Krause Phillipians 1:27a “...let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ. It seems that when Paul wrote this letter to the Philippians there was increasing opposition to the Christian faith, and increas...
  • Wildcat football squad picks up hard-fought win

      By LaDonna SwedbergContributing WriterA long journey west coupled with a lengthy lightning delay could have easily caused the Wildcats to play with less enthusiasm, but that is not at all how the evening unfolded.          Wallace traveled al...
  • Homecoming activities start

      Monday started a week of fun activities at Perkins County High School for homecoming. Monday was ‘Gender Bender Day’ with several students dressing in opposite gender outfits. Above: left to right, Bryce Grothman, Tyler Sando, Gabe Wright and Ha...
  • Staters present to American Legion

      On Tuesday, Sept. 9, the young people who attended Boys and Girls State in June gave updates to the American Legion, the organization that sponsors them. The students are (l-r): Zak Kurkowski, Hannah Beck, Jakelynn Broeder and Kaleb Gaar. (Photo by...
  • College Notes

    UNK announces wind ensemble, Loper low brass members The University of Nebraska at Kearney band department has named members of its Wind Ensemble and Loper Low Brass groups, which are selected by competitive audition.Included in the ensemble is John Paul...
  • PCS activity calendar

    Sept. 25-Oct. 1Thur:     4 pm    Jr. high volleyball vs. Dundy Co.-Stratton 4 pm    Cross country at Ogallala 6 pm    Varsity volleyball vs. Ogallala Fri:     3 pm    Homecoming pep rally at Haenfler Field 7 pm    Parents recognition...
  • Locals earn state fair 4-H swine ribbons

    Purple: Tanner Burge- Intermediate Showmanship, Barrow. Blue: Danielle Burge- Intermediate Showmanship, Gilt....
  • NDA director noted anticipated large crop as fall harvest begins

    Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach is calling attention to recent estimates for a large harvest and encouraging producers and agribusinesses to exercise care as they begin what is generally the busiest time of the year for agricu...
  • Frost damage reported in corn and soybeans

    Recent cold weather may have produced some very early freeze damage to crops in our area. Freezing temperatures before physiological maturity can cause both reduced yield and grain quality problems. Normal maturity occurs in corn when kernels form a black...
  • Reynolds new UNL vet director

    Dr. Don Reynolds will become the director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on  Nov. 1. He also will serve as associate dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources for the...
  • Runners gain headway at Imperial

          By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Times improved for the Perkins County cross country teams as the boys and girls teams braved the cooler weather to run at the Chase County Invite in Imperial on Sept. 11.“I thought our team ran remarkably w...
  • Community comes together

      The second annual Celebrate Perkins County banquet was held on Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. The banquet showcased and celebrated several different charitable organizations and featured top-notch entertainment. The Youth De...
  • City targets street repairs in budget

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The 2014 City of Grant budget looks similar to last year, but that is a good thing. According to Dana Harris, Grant City Administrator, the mil levy is down for the city, thus meaning taxes will not be raised this year. T...