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  • Monthly luncheon held in Elsie

      The Elsie seniors held their monthly luncheon Nov. 15 at the Elsie Legion Hall. Celebrating a November birthday was Harvey Brott. A delicious meatloaf was served by Little Country Kitchen  along with baked potatoes,peas and salad.   Those in atte...
  • Wallace School hosts Veterans Day program

    The Wallace School had the biggest turnout of veterans at their Veterans Day Program. They had 15 veterans attend the program. In honor of those deployed there were five empty chairs (Daniel Swanson, Mike West, Ben Vapenik, Scott Gardner and Ray Bringwat...
  • Bonds of friendship span 40 years for Venango/Missouri hunters

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor This time of the year marks sports seasons, Thanksgiving, and changes in the weather as the year winds down and holidays approach. For the Watkins family of Venango, the chill in the air means reconnecting with old and dear fr...
  • Buckle up for holidays says NSP

    Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol will join their law enforcement counterparts from across the nation in a Thanksgiving holiday campaign designed to save lives by enforcing seat belt usage. Monday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 27, troopers and comm...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Back by popular demand By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist There are some things you try and just know they will become a favorite in your recipe collection—this was the case with the “Best Ever Queso Dip” I shared over the summer. Last week duri...
  • Shaun’s Thoughts

    It’s Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Disease Month By Shaun MeyerDirector of Home Health Services Please join the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) this November during National Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Month in raising awarene...
  • Hints for Health

    Holiday healthy eating By Shana KrausRegistered Dietitian, LMNT The holiday season is quickly  approaching and staying true to healthy eating is sometimes easier said than done. With extra temptations and numerous holiday parties even the most diligen...
  • Human Services offering alcohol, drug ed class

    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, Nov. 28 and Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 5:30-9 p.m. Participants are required to atten...
  • What's Up

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Easy to be wimpy in this weather–but worth the view The weather is such now that it is becoming difficult to be outside for any lengthy viewing sessions. With temperatures dropping into the mid to low 20s by early...
  • New Hope Church in Ogallala to present annual holiday play

    The New Hope Glory Players will present “Where’s the Line to see Jesus?” at 7 p.m. Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 3 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 4 in New Hope Church on East O Street in Ogallala. The story, which is an original script, tells the tale of th...
  • Burpos to appear on NBC’s Today

    The Burpo family of Imperial will appear on NBC’s Today Nov. 29 at 8 a nd 10 a.m. to discuss their books “Heaven is for Real” and “Heaven is for Real for Kids.” The show begins at 6 a.m. The Burpos appeared on it in March, also. The Burpos will ...
  • Toy safety: purchasing toys for the correct age

    There are thousands of toys on store shelves to choose from, but making sure a toy is safe and age appropriate for a child is well worth the search to prevent injury or even death. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2010, there w...
  • Reduce those winter heating bills with trees

    Everyone knows that summer temperatures are cooler in the shade, but trees can help cut winter energy costs, too. The most common approach is to plant evergreen trees and shrubs on the north and northwest sides of the property. “Wind barriers can chann...
  • NET Radio celebrates the holiday season with special programs

    This season, tune in for holiday favorites as part of the regular schedule as well as special additions. Friday, Dec. 2–“Magnificats in the Morning,” 9 a.m.-noon CT. NET Radio’s annual broadcast of musical settings in the words of Mary begins Dec....
  • Motorists will pay more for fuel this Thanksgiving

    Motorists traveling by car during the Thanksgiving holiday period will find unleaded gasoline up 50 cents a gallon compared to last year. In Nebraska, unleaded fuel averages $3.42 a gallon. AAA reports that Ethanol blends at some outlets in Nebraska are ...
  • AAA predicts increase in cost to travel over Thanksgiving holiday

    AAA forecasts 42.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, reflecting a four percent increase from the 40.9 million people who traveled one year ago. This is the first significant increase in any ...
  • Keep food safe and bacteria out this holiday season

    Thanksgiving is approaching fast and keeping food safe at holiday parties and gatherings should be a priority so bacteria doesn’t ruin the fun. Many people celebrate the holidays with buffets, which require a lot of attention to ensure food safety, acco...
  • Give thanks for good health

    Thanksgiving is filled with good food, company, and gratitude. For many people, it’s also the source of weight gain and anxiety. This season, don’t let the holidays derail your healthy habits. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), offers tips to...
  • Gaar is second in VOD essay contest

    Perkins County students participated in the Voice of Democracy essay contest sponsored by the Ogallala VFW. Each submitted a three to five minute recording of their entry entitled, “Is there pride in serving our military?” Participants included (Fro...
  • Kemling is Senior of the Month for November

    Ashley Kemling, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected as November’s Senior of the Month. She is the daughter of Troy and Jonette Kemling of Grant. Kemling has been a participant in many activities while a student at PCHS. She has bee...