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  • Lady Plainsmen keep SPVA trophy at home

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor SPVA champs—the trophy is in the hands of the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen after defeating Hershey in the championship game Saturday.  As hosts of the SPVA tournament, the Lady Plainsmen handily defeated Maxwell in the...
  • Lady Plainsmen win tri

    The Lady Plainsmen finished on top at their latest triangular against Hershey and Dundy County held Tuesday, Oct. 12. In the Dundy County match, the Lady Plainsmen were sluggish at the onset and lost 22-25. Regaining their composure, they finished off ...
  • Lady Cats win Potter-Dix triangular

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer  The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Potter-Dix Triangular in Potter on Monday, Oct. 11. The Cats first opponent was the Coyotes of Potter-Dix. The Wildcats dominated the Coyotes to win, decisively, in straight sets 25...
  • Brady Eagles fly past Wallace Wildcats

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Brady Eagles rode the  legs of running back Brad Ward Friday night to a 54-22 win over the Wallace Wildcats. Ward, who carried the ball 37 times for 287 yards and five touchdowns, seemed to get stronger as the g...
  • Wallace junior high team takes first

    The Wallace Junior High volleyball team takes the first place plaque home from the McCook St. Pat’s tournament, defeating Maywood in three sets and beating McCook St. Pat’s in the championship round. Team members include (Front row, l-r): Mickayla She...
  • Pheasant hunters should report leg bands

    Hunters should report any leg bands they find on the pheasants they shoot this fall in the Southwest Focus on Pheasants area, according to Jeff Lusk, upland game program manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Game and Parks is capturing wi...
  • Game and Parks offers tree stand safety tips

    Tree stands are a basic tool of many deer hunters, but they can be dangerous if not used correctly. Nebraska Hunter Education Coordinator Mike Streeter of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says most tree stand accidents are caused by carelessness ...
  • Nebraska Wind Power 2010 Conference set in Kearney Nov. 9-10

    Pre-register by Oct. 24 and save on fee for the conference.   The agenda has been finalized and speakers announced for the Wind Power 2010 Conference to be held in Kearney at the new Younes Conference Centre Nov. 9-10.  This year’s conference w...
  • NRCS extends sign-up period for Conservation Stewardship Program

    Applications will be accepted through Jan. 7, 2011.   The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has extended the ranking period cut-off date for producers to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) to Jan. 7, 2011.  CSP is a v...
  • 4-H award night set

    The Perkins County 4-H Achievement/Awards night will recognize the exciting things happening in the Perkins County 4-H program.   4-H awards selected at the Perkins County Fair will be handed out and the members recognized for their accomplishments. ...
  • Producers offered free clinic

    Free one-on-one, confidential consultations for farmers and ranchers are being held. The consultations involve meeting with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. These professionals specialize in legal and financial issues includin...
  • Nebraska pork

    Lean, nutritious and versatile, Nebraska pork stands superbly on its own at the center of the plate – and fits right in as a key ingredient in thousands of recipes enjoyed by Nebraskans and others across the country and around the world, the Nebraska C...
  • NHS inducts new members

      Perkins County High School inducted new members to National Honor Society on Monday, Oct. 18. Membership includes (Front row, l-r): Zac White, Calla Mailand, Emily Kiolbasa, Debbie Dahlkoetter, Jeremy Hagan, Jessica Day, Michael York, Krystal Gaar. Se...
  • Mock trial season begins for Perkins County students

    Most courthouses across the state were closed on Monday, Oct. 11, for the observance of Columbus Day. But the Dundy County Courthouse opened  its doors to six area teams which competed in the opening round of the 2010 Nebraska Mock Trial season. This ...
  • ACT student poster contest winners to receive scholarships

    ACT kicked off its annual high school student poster design contest on Oct. 18.  The goal of the contest is to encourage others to plan and prepare for college. Winners will be selected based on creativity, visual appeal and overall impact. Particip...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...A little backwards

    It seems that in the early months of the year, we are all trying new diets and rushing around in a valiant attempt to lose those extra pounds put on over the winter.  Although we all long for summer to arrive for the beautiful weather and days at the be...
  • What's Up...Hunter’s moon is on the rise

    The bright planet Jupiter has firmly taken control of the evening sky rising just before sunset in the southeast and, at least this evening, leading the Moon across the sky. In the days following, the Moon will pull further east of Jupiter rising later...
  • Drug, alcohol education class planned in Imperial

    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. 29, and Tuesday, Nov. 30, from 5:30-9 p.m. Participants are required to att...
  • Hints for Health...30-second test can determine risk for osteoporosis

    By Adrienne Turner, RT, (R) Radiology Director Osteoporosis is a major  public health threat for an estimated 44 million Americans. For World Bone & Joint Week, Oct. 12–20, we’d like to focus on osteoporosis.   This disorder affects near...
  • Studies show tests reduce breast cancer death

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   How many women get breast cancer? The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for breast cancer in the United States are for 2010: • About 207,090 new cases of invasive breast cancer in wom...