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  • Runners improve times from one year ago at Chase County invite

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Improving in their times from a week ago and from one year ago, the Perkins County cross country runners had a good showing at the Chase County meet last Thursday, Sept. 9.  Both the boys and girls division had ov...
  • Strong wind factors into last week’s golf scores

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Just one stroke away from placing, Emily Kiolbasa’s score of 116 put her in 11th place at the Creek Valley Invite on Thursday, Sept. 2. Kiolbasa scored 58-apiece on each set of holes. The golfers endured a frustratin...
  • Lady Cats take two at Trenton

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Hitchcock County Triangular on Tuesday, Sept. 7.  The Cats first opponent was the Plainsmen of Perkins County. The Cats won their first match in straight sets 25-15, 25-23.  T...
  • Homecoming Highlights 2010

    Mark Hanson and Dalton McCormick greet parade-goers from the cross country float at the Homecoming parade Friday. Just desserts—Michael York and Taylor Boldt are paid back with a face full of whipped cream at Friday’s pep rally for their non-part...
  • Fourth grade students participate in fitness and nutrition day

    On Wednesday Sept. 1, fourth grade students from across the eight county health district participated in a one-day health and fitness day hosted by McCook Public Schools and Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department.   Schools participating in the e...
  • Congressman Smith announced 2010-2011 Youth Advisory Council

    Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith recently announced the names of the Third District high school students who will serve on his Youth Advisory Council for the 2010-2011 academic school year. Perkins County High School students Ashley Kemling, Emily Kio...
  • Child Find screenings available

    Local school districts in cooperation with Educational Service Unit #16 are sponsoring an opportunity for parents of preschool children to participate in Child Find screenings.  Professionals will be able to answer questions from parents regarding the...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...I get a what?

    This year my husband decided to build me a garden. I have always wanted to put in a garden, but we didn’t want to tear up any grass or have to move the sprinklers. So needless to say, it never happened. Until now. Since we tore out half of the back y...
  • Nebraska celebrates adult education, family literacy week

    Nebraska’s adult education programs served more than 10,800 adults last year and will join a national effort celebrating Sept. 13-17 as National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week. Adult education and family literacy programs help adults improv...
  • Emergency Medical Services workshop offered in North Platte

    The Emergency Medical Services Program of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will offer a workshop on “Infection Control” for emergency medical technicians and first responders.   The workshop will be held at Midwest Medical Tran...
  • Radon poster contest kicks off

    Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) is pleased to announce its second annual radon awareness poster contest for youth between ages nine and 14.  The winners of the local contest will become eligible for the state contest and a chance to...
  • Public invited to WRC banquet

    The 8th Annual Banquet, Uniting for Life–“Choices”, of the Ogallala Women’s Resource Center will be held on Monday, Sept. 20, 5:30 p.m. MT at the Keith County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall in Ogallala.  The evening will begin with bidding on Silent...
  • Tips for cool season turfgrass maintenance

    By David Lott UNL Extension Horticulturist With school back in session  and football back in full swing, it must mean that the days are getting shorter.  It is a reminder that it is time to prepare lawns for autumn and winter.  Before adjusting ...
  • Guidelines to follow in planting fall bulbs

    By David Lott UNL Horticulturist How many enjoy the beautiful tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocus that brighten up flower beds? Now is the time to start thinking about these planting these hardy fall bulbs so these beautiful flowers can be enjoyed ...
  • In the garden...Celebrate ReTree Week

    Celebrate ReTree Week, Sept. 19-25, by planting a tree –or trees–in a home landscape or the community.    ReTree Week is sponsored by ReTree Nebraska, a 10-year cooperative initiative to promote the proper planting and care of 1 million trees...
  • Help offered to those serving as caregivers

    Free resources help families overcome resistance of seniors who need help.   Just when you thought that a family caregiver’s job couldn’t get more difficult, consider this: Many of the estimated 11,500  households caring for a senior in the Nort...
  • Trail ride benefit is Oct. 9-10 near Halsey

    Early bird registrations due Sept. 24   The 4-H annual trail ride benefit is planned for Oct. 9-10 near Halsey. Meals, activities and live entertainment are included in the weekend’s activities at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp. Youth riders age 1...
  • Children need enough sleep

    With all the activities that children are involved in from young ages, it is becoming harder and harder for kids to get a full night’s sleep.  But, how much is the right amount? The right amount varies with age. From two to six, the average child ...
  • Dr. Kemme joins specialty clinic at PCHS

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Dr. Douglas Kemme was in the specialty clinic at Perkins County Health Services (PCHS) for the second time last week as the replacement oncologist for Dr. Mark Mackenzie. Dr. Kemme will travel to Grant on the second ...
  • It’s coming assures owner of SUBWAY® franchise

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor There is still a promise of a new SUBWAY® coming to Grant in the future. According to franchise owner Michael Jonasen, things are moving along, but there is no definite date set for occupancy of the former youth center o...