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  • Mealtime Makeovers...A “so-so” attitude

    I have never EVER been a fan of Chinese cuisine. However, recently one of my good friends wanted to go out to eat and guess what she chose. I went along knowing that there had to be something there, if not just steamed rice, that I could force down.  ...
  • Quilts, chairs headline at gallery in October

      By Shari Friedel Arts Council Member The artist Vincent Van  Gogh is quoted as saying, “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” What better way to describe this month’s display at Meadowlark Gallery in Grant?...
  • Huge night for Sean May leads to Wildcat Homecoming victory

        By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats got  back into the win column Friday night with a physical defensive effort and a huge offensive night from senior Sean May, as they defeated the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos, 50-20. The Wil...
  • Hints for Health...New mammogram machine provides testing comfort

    By Adrienne Turner, RT, (R) Radiology Director October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women, exceeded only by lung cancer.   Statistics indicate that one in eight women will develop ...
  • Christian Women’s Club to be held at Zion

    Do you have a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear? Would you like to be able to condense your closet and still have a complete wardrobe at your finger tips?   Jean Ramsey from Broken Bow will be sharing her tips on the “Seven Day Basic Outfit...
  • Annual Sharathon planned for Oct. 12-14

    KJLT radio will hold its annual Sharathon Oct. 12, 13 and 14. This broadcast will be hosted by John Townsend, Gary Hofer and special guests Uncle Charlie from the Children’s Bible Hour, and Ward Childerston, longtime friend of KJLT.  Sharathon 2010 ...
  • Events planned for Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Nebraska’s Vocational Rehabilitation offices will hold events across the state to recognize October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month and to promote the employment and advancement of workers with disabilities. In this area, the neares...
  • Fight the stigma, fight the illness

    Mental Illness Awareness Week Oct. 3-9  Mental illnesses are medical illnesses, according to Director of Behavioral Health at the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. “When people realize that, there will be less stigma associated wit...
  • Why Social Security is important to you

    By Michael Sylvan Social Security District Manager    It has been said before, but it’s worth saying again: Social Security is the nation’s most successful domestic program. It has helped America by helping Americans, one at a time. This year ...
  • Nebraska ranks 12th in deer-vehicle collisions

    While the number of miles driven by U.S. motorists over the past five years has increased just 2 percent, the number of deer-vehicle collisions in this country during that time has grown by ten times that amount.  Using its claims data, State Farm®, ...
  • Art contest underway for World Rabies Day

    The mission of World Rabies Day is to raise awareness about the impact of human and animal rabies, how easy it is to prevent it, and how to eliminate the main global sources.  Even though the major impact of rabies occurs in regions of the world where...
  • Save the date

    Mark the calendar now for the annual Christmas open house on Thursday, Nov. 18 from 5-8 p.m. in downtown Grant sponsored by Perkins County Chamber. The committee is seeking input from any club, organization, business or individual wishing to participat...
  • Learn to “Boost Your Business” in October

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Area businesses are invited to attend a two-part seminar to learn how to “boost their business.” The sessions are being held during October at the Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise extended campus in Imperial.  • D...
  • Sheriff graduates from NSI

    Sheriff James D. Brueggeman of the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office completed participation in the 99th session of the National Sheriffs’ Institute (NSI) held in Longmont, Colo., Sept. 19-25. The NSI is the only national executive development progr...
  • Anniversaries celebrated at senior center

      Couples at the Perkins County Senior Center were recently honored for their anniversaries. Celebrating their special days were Bernard and Darlene Kuskie (left) and Norbert and Mary Buss. (Courtesy photo)  ...
  • New 4-H club in county

    There is a new 4-H club in Perkins County that just started this summer. Our club name is Lucky Clovers. We meet once a month. Our club leader is Sarah Schrotberger.  Our officers are Bailey Johnson, president. Hayden Schrotberger is vice president. C...
  • New national wireless plan introduced

    On Wednesday, Oct. 6, Viaero Wireless launched new Nationwide Plans with carry over minutes. Viaero also introduced new affordable messaging and data plans, and reduced prices on its Nationwide Unlimited plans. “Our customers want minutes that last,...
  • Taxpayers face Oct. 15 deadlines

    Due dates for extension filers, non-profits approach.   Oct. 15 is fast approaching and is a key deadline for millions of individual taxpayers who requested an extension to file their 2009 tax returns.  It is also a crucial due date for thousands ...
  • Kids tested free at First Insight

      First Insight is among Nebraska optometrists offering free vision assessments up to three years old. Governor Heineman will sign a proclamation naming October SEE TO LEARN® Month in Nebraska on Oct. 6.   By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff Acc...
  • Schools receive emergency kits from health department

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Schools in Perkins County are prepared for whatever might go wrong thanks to emergency go kits provided by the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD). Every school in the health department’s eight-c...