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  • Halloween at the Hospital

    If I said Halloween was fun for everyone....   I’d be lion   Activities throughout the weekend included a trick-or-treat stop for some of the youngsters who attend Hugs-N-Teddy Bears Daycare at Perkins County Health Services. Enjoying (o...
  • Hoffert is new commissioner in District 2

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor In a 259 to 168 vote, Perkins County unofficially elected Dave Hoffert to serve as the next District 2 Commissioner. There are 736 registered voters in District 2. Hoffert defeated incumbent Leon Pankonin to take a seat on t...
  • Three elected to school board

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Voters elected three new members among six top candidates to fill seats on the Board of Education for Perkins County Schools. With unofficial votes divided six ways, the top three selected were Ryan Hendricks with 599 votes,...
  • Voters pick Christensen over Baker

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Perkins County voters chose Senator Mark Christensen, incumbent senator in the 44th Legislative District, over his opponent, former senator Tom Baker. Christensen received 754 unofficial votes, while Baker received 308. Chri...
  • Grant mayor retains office—two new council members elected

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Two new council members and incumbent Mayor Mike Wyatt will take seats on Grant City Council following the Nov. 2 General Election. Kirk York and Bob Tatum were the only two candidates who filed to fill seats of outgoing...
  • Mailand selected as October Senior of the Month

    Calla Mailand, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected Senior of the Month for October. She is the daughter of Steve and Kathy Mailand of rural Grant. Mailand has been a participant in many activities throughout her high school career....
  • Letter to the Editor...Memory – 10 seconds or years

    Editor’s Note: Chuck Tillman, a resident of Golden Ours Convalescent home in Grant, is a former track star from the Ogallala area. His brother Jack Tillman writes for the Wahoo Newspaper. His letter to Golden Ours and his column for the paper are repri...
  • Letter to the Editor...Candidate assures eligibility to run

    Dear Editor: My name is Pam Potthoff and I am a candidate for a position on the Nebraska Beef Council (NBC) from Area 6.  It has been brought to my attention that incorrect information is being circulated concerning my eligibility to run. One of the ...
  • Letter to the Editor...Support Adrian Smith

    Dear Editor: Subject: Support letter for Adrian Smith running for reelection in the Third Congressional District. There are several viable candidates running for office in the Third Congressional District and all bring some desirable attributes to the...
  • UNL extension partners with universities for annual crop insurance workshop

    The 10th annual Four-State Crop Insurance Workshop will be in Grand Island Nov. 4 at College Park. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is teaming up again with Colorado State University Extension, Kansas State University Research and Extension and...
  • Combine fire interrupts picking

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor A combine belonging to Mel and Kathy Aerni caught fire north of Madrid Thursday, Oct. 14, destroying less than an acre of standing dryland corn.  According to their son, Pat Aerni, the Agco combine he was driving was rep...
  • Moisture slows harvest

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Corn farmers were taking advantage of the perfect fall weather the first three weeks of October to get their crop in, and it’s a good thing—wet weather Monday put a damper on it. According to a prediction by the ...
  • First quarter honor roll announced

      Perkins County High School students included on the All A Honor Roll for first quarter include (Front row, l-r): Ashley Kemling, Shalee Pollard, Taylor Boldt, Zac White, Jessica Day, Jeremy Hagan, Kristin Beck. Second row: Vilja Juntunen, Suvianna S...
  • Mailand selected as October Senior of the Month

    Calla Mailand, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected Senior of the Month for October. She is the daughter of Steve and Kathy Mailand of rural Grant. Mailand has been a participant in many activities throughout her high school care...
  • PC Elementary students help eradicate polio

    Millions of children in polio-endemic countries know that a freshly marked purple pinkie means freedom from the disease. Now children at Perkins County Elementary School know it too. When members of your community make a small contribution to PolioPlu...
  • College Notes

    Burge selected for Cardinal Key     Timothy Burge of Grant, a junior at Doane College, was one of 16 Doane College students selected for membership into Cardinal Key–a national honor society–at the college’s annual fall Honors Convocation Oct. ...
  • Wallace presents “nightmare”

      Under the direction of Ramsey and Sarah Young, Wallace students presented “A Midsummer Vacation’s Nightmare” by Tim Kochenderfer on Oct. 22-23. The cast and crew included (Front): John Marquardt. Second row: Landon Swedberg, Anna Griffiths, Ha...
  • Kemling sixth; team 14th at state XC

      By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff    Perkins County cross country girls finished the season in Kearney on Friday, Oct. 22 with 179 points and a 14th place finish in Class D state competition. “To be the 14th best team in Class D is certainly a...
  • Plainsmen defeat Bridgeport—earn home playoff berth

      By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Brody Prante rushed for 149 yards and quarterback Michael York finished three scoring drives to lead the Plainsmen to a 7-1 season record with a 41-6 win over the Bulldogs Friday night in Bridgeport. On...
  • Kimball Lady Longhorns taken down in four sets

      By Jan Rahn  Managing Editor Although the Lady Plainsmen came away with a win Oct. 19 at home against Kimball, they weren’t as focused as usual, said Coach Penny Hite.  “Six games in one week’s time can take a toll on any team, but we k...