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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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. ...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
By Adrienne Turner, RT, (R)
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...
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...
During October, Village Inn commits $1 donation from the sale of each Pink Ribbon French Silk™ Pie
Joining the fight against breast cancer just got as easy as pink pie.
From Oct. 1- 31, Village Inn Restaurants is supporting the nationwide effort ...
Hi Line Home Health provides Lifeline personal response services 24-hours a day, 365-days-a-year to seniors in the surrounding communities.
The service provides quick assistance whenever personal support is needed especially in a medical emergency.
Parenting is full of surprises–some pleasant, some frustrating and some painful.
“Common Sense Parenting” will be offered on Mondays, Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 22 at Heartland Counseling in Ogallala, 401 West 1st Street.
The program will help paren...
By David Lott
UNL Extension Horticulturist
As I mowed my yard this weekend, I couldn’t help but think about the jobs I needed to take care of in my lawn. There are several items that need to be taken care of now if they haven’t been already.