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  • Dominant lines, Johnston’s 4 TDs give Plainsmen 37-6 playoff win over rival Longhorns

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Running back Alex Johnston  followed a dominant offensive line to shred the Longhorns’ defense for four touchdowns and 180 yards in the Plainsmen’s 37-6 playoff blowout of Chase County last Thursday night in Gran...
  • Friendly wager ends in Perkins County’s favor

    A freezing night of football left Imperial’s mayor out in the cold on a wager made with Grant Mayor Mike Wyatt (left) prior to the opening round of the C2 football playoffs Friday night on Haenfler Field. A warm handshake from Imperial Mayor Dwight Co...
  • Hite wins football skills contest

    Triston Hite of Grant won the seven-year-old division of the state Punt, Pass and Kick competition in Lincoln Sunday, Oct. 16 at Nebraska Wesleyan University. He qualified by winning his age division at the local competition in Ogallala in August. He co...
  • Wildcats win over Wauneta

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats played host to the Broncos of Wauneta-Palisade on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The Lady Cats won the match in straight sets, 25-18, 25-16, and 25-14. When asked about the game, Coach Rohde said, “We played well...
  • Wildcats experience deja vu in elimination from playoffs

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The 2011 football playoffs for  the Wallace Wildcats felt like a repeat of the 2010 football playoffs. In 2010, Wallace traveled to O’Neill to take on the St. Mary’s Cardinals only to be shut out 66-0. Jump forward...
  • FSA Scoop...SURE program sign-up begins Nov. 14

    By Mary KarashCounty Executive DirectorFarm Service Agency, Grant, NE Who is Eligible? Producers with agricultural operations located in a disaster county (Perkins County WAS NOT declared a disaster county in 2010) that had at least a 10 percent producti...
  • Producers urged to sign up for conservation dollars

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is currently accepting applications for several Farm Bill conservation programs. Farmers and ranchers interested in soil, water and wildlife conservation or wetland restoration funds are encouraged to sign ...
  • Adams Bank receives lender honors from USDA Rural Development

    Adams Bank and Trust was recognized in North Platte as a $1 million club lender in Fiscal Year 2011 for USDA Rural Development’s guaranteed rural housing (GRH) loan program. Adams Bank and Trust provided nearly $1.9 million in home loans through this p...
  • Free farm and ranch financial clinics

    Free, one-on-one, confidential consultations for farmers and ranchers are being offered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and Legal Aid of Nebraska. The consultations involve meeting with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. ...
  • Wind Conference speakers for Nov 15-16 announced

    The Wind Power 2011 Conference sponsored by the Nebraska Wind Working Group (NWWG) will be held in Kearney at the new Younes Conference Center Nov. 15 and 16. The keynote speakers for the fourth annual conference include    James J. Hoecker, former ch...
  • The great love shortage

    By Pastor Ronald Vote Wallace Bible Fellowship I am convinced that there is a lack of love in our homes, churches and nation. Remember the song, “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You”? Think about how true that really is. Are you lonely, does i...
  • Come to the sweet street Monday for Halloween

    On Monday, Oct. 31 from 4-5 p.m., youngsters may trick-or-treat in downtown Grant sponsored by Perkins County Chamber. Come in costume, bring the whole family, enjoy strolling Central Avenue and picking up sweet treats provided by participating business...
  • Grant/Imperial mayors make a friendly football wager

    Grant Mayor Mike Wyatt  and Imperial Mayor Dwight Coleman have an added reason to see their hometown teams win Thursday night’s opening C2 football playoff game. Both are fans of their respective Plainsmen and Longhorn teams, who are playing each other...
  • Young hunters trained and ready for pheasant season to open Saturday

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Some Perkins County youth are all trained up and ready for pheasant season’s opening day this Saturday. Fifteen youth matched with adult mentors spent much of the day last Saturday at the Grant Trap Range receiving training...
  • Chamber spotlight for October on Regier Equipment of Madrid

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Featured Chamber business of the month, Regier Equipment of Madrid, has a 30-year history of steady growth, with plans to add employees while striving for continued growth and quality sales and service to customers. The bus...
  • Senator Christensen called back to Lincoln for special session on pipeline

    Heineman calls special session on Trans Canada Keystone XL permit.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Senator Mark Christensen of Imperial will be returning to Lincoln next week for a special session of the Nebraska Legislature. On Monday, Gov. Dave...
  • Grant firefighters among those responding to Cornhusker Glass fire

    By Mary PierceKeith County News An observant motorist and aggressive firefighters may have saved an Ogallala business from total ruin. At 1:20 a.m. Saturday, a passing motorist reported that a large amount of smoke was coming from Cornhusker Glass, 817...
  • Lions Club challenged to be willing to change

    Local Lions attend 80th celebration of Imperial Club.By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican As the Imperial Lions Club  celebrated its 80th year of service Saturday, members  and guests were encouraged to make the changes the club may need as it looks ...
  • Five felony counts dropped against former Keith County attorney

    Five felony charges against former Keith County Attorney Blake Edwards were dismissed. In a written order, filed in Keith County District court, County Judge Anne Paine dismissed the two counts of tax evasion and three counts of filing false income tax st...
  • Our Community’s History

    By M. Lee Tribune Staff Golden Ours Convalescent Home dedicated One Year AgoOctober 21, 2010 Ryan Hendricks, Amy Kroeker, Scott Osler, Jill Pelster, Michaela Potts, and Shawn Stutzman were the six candidates in the running for the three school board se...