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  • VFW post elects officers

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3755 elected its post officers for 2012 during its April 2 meeting. Cmdr. Gary E. Bush Sr. will begin his eighth year as post commander. Other officers include: Senior Vice Commander Darrel Munson, Junior Vice Cmdr. Elliott S...
  • SWNCBC offers purchase rehabilitation resale to first-time homebuyers

    Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation (SWNCBC) has been funded for Purchase Rehabilitation Resale by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development for a purchase, rehabilitation and resale housing program in the SWNCBC service area which i...
  • Wallace Lions donate

      The Wallace Community Lions Club made a donation of $300 to the Wallace Community Foundation Fund. Ruth Sheffield, president of the foundation, accepts a check from the Lions Club Treasurer, Mary Lempke. (Courtesy photo)...
  • Denim Day scheduled for April 25 in recognition of sexual assault victims

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Sandhills Crisis Intervention Program is encouraging everyone to take part in Denim Day, April 25. This campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the dynamics of sexual violence and as a call for all people t...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Delicious meal leaves easy leftovers By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Now that summer is approaching, I am back to pulling out my bigger recipes that I know will leave a meal or two of leftovers for my husband to eat on his way through town at lunch. ...
  • TOPS: Stay on track this spring

    Spring vacations are an opportunity to unwind, but they don’t have to derail healthy habits. Plan ahead to ensure that fitness, healthy foods, and safety are part of the holiday. In fact, members of TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonpr...
  • New pacemaker approved for MRI

    Physicians at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney have begun to implant a new kind of pacemaker that is approved for use in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) environment. The Revo MRI™ SureScan® pacing system is the first MR-Conditional pacing system d...
  • Connect. respect. prevent sexual violence

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It’s time... to talk to children about healthy sexuality. Sexual violence is an issue that affects everyone in a community regardless of age. Understanding and talking to children about healthy sexual development...
  • National Volunteer Week celebrated April 15-21

    Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week has grown tremendously in scope each year since, drawing the support and endorsement of all subsequent U.S. presidents, governors, mayors and other respected elected officials. National Volunteer Week is about...
  • Nebraska Lottery releases trucks/bucks scratch game

    The Nebraska Lottery is releasing the 17th edition of its popular $2 scratch game Truck$ & Buck$. For its 17th year, the Nebraska Lottery has made some exciting changes to Truck$ & Buck$ that players are sure to notice: new trucks; more cash prize...
  • Area young artists recognized

      Area students were recognized at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Nebraska Young Artists Day April 4. Seventy-one high school juniors from more than 45 high schools across the state were selected as...
  • Midwest Electric announces 2012 senior scholarship recipients

    Congratulations to these four outstanding students who have been selected to receive scholarships by Midwest Electric and its power suppliers, Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. Kristin Beck of Gr...
  • Students attend Ogallala music contest

    Seventeen fifth and 26 sixth graders from the Perkins County Elementary and Junior High Schools participated in the Ogallala Middle School Music Contest on Saturday, March 24.  Performances included vocal and instrumental solos as well as many vocal and ...
  • Test takers vy for Mid-Plains scholarships

    North Platte Community College hosted its annual Inter-High Scholastic Competition and TECH-Knowledge & Skills Discovery Day on Wednesday, April 11 at the north and south campuses of the college. Blake Poppe, Mark Hanson, Caleb Breazeale, representing...
  • Gaar medals at Chadron scholastic contest

    Kaleb Gaar, a student at Perkins County High School, was among the medalists at the 52nd Scholastic Contest at Chadron State College on Friday, April 13. Gaar won a gold medal in the general science test. Gaar was one of the 1,427 entries in the contest, ...
  • Mac’s Super Foods partners with Wallace School in fund raiser

    Mac’s Super Foods is proud to announce their partnership with Wallace Public School District 65R to help raise money for educational equipment. The Register Tapes for Education program is a collaborative partnership between Mac’s Super Foods and Wall...
  • PCS activity schedule

    April 19-25All Times MountainThursday, April 199:30 a.m. Junior high track at Wau-PaFriday, April 20District music at NPSPKindergarten Roundup7 p.m. FFA BanquetSaturday, April 219 a.m. B/G varsity track at HersheyMonday, April 237 p.m. FCCLA awards/instal...
  • College Notes

    Grant native speaks at national tournament as Doane student Doane College placed 18th at the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET), April 6-9, at Texas State University-San Marcos.  Eighty-three colleges and uni...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Trouble comes from the tongue By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director There are always some things that seem so out of place that they border on–for the lack of a better word–stupid. They happen a lot at a local level, state level, and natio...
  • PC Plainsmen attend Sailor Invite

    Girls Results 100 meter dash-1st Jalyne Schuster, Sutherland, 13.60 200 meter dash-1st Megan Polt, Brady, 28.00 400 meter dash-1st Abby Fanning, Wauneta/Palisade, 1:02.90 800 meter run-2nd Ashley Kemling, 2:32.40; 4th Stephanie Schrotberger, 2:37.50; 1st ...