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  • Mealtime Makeovers - A cup full of love

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff February is here–the month of love! So what are you doing for that special day? Along with the hurry and hustle of each and every day, now you have yet another thing to worry about. Valentine’s Day. What was origin...
  • Flowers feed the soul

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff The month of February not only  contains Valentine’s Day, it is also National Floral Design Month. With that in mind, we asked Michelle Poppe of Poppe’s Posies to share with us a little bit about the topic. Poppe ...
  • PCHS speakers finish second and third at area meets

    The last two Saturdays have found the PCHS speech team competing at their home invitational and at the Sutherland Sailor Invite.   Students from 19 schools participated at the PCHS meet and those from 14 schools attended the Sutherland contest. Midpo...
  • Wallace speech team places first and second at area invitationals

    Sutherland had their speech invitational on Saturday, Feb. 6.  Wallace placed first with 136 pts. and Paxton second with 58 pts.   The following Wallace students were medal winners: Oral Interpretation of Drama: 1st place, Anna Griffiths, Chelsea ...
  • Child Find screenings available this spring

    Local school districts in cooperation with ESU #16 are sponsoring an opportunity for parents of preschool children to participate in Child Find screenings. This spring screening will be made available in each school district at the request of parents. ...
  • Top ten reasons to join 4-H in February

    By Kimberly Cook  Extension Educator 4-H is more than a club; it is a way  of life. 4-H is the largest non-formal youth education organization in the United States, with more than 7 million youth between the ages of 8 and 18 involved each year. Ne...
  • Cast your vote as local high school bands “battle”

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff Perkins County High School Band as well as the Wallace High School Band have made it to the second round of the KNOP TV “Battle of the Bands.”   The competition which started with eight local high school bands ha...
  • Gaar selected as Nebraska

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 13th annual Nebraska Young Artist awards. Krystal Gaar, a junior at Perkins County High School, was one of 78 students from nearly 45 ...
  • Eighth grade science fair held

    High school senior Laura Resor (left) critiques Rebecca Cornelius’ science fair entry at Perkins County Middle School’s science fair held Wednesday, Feb. 3. Noah Anderson and Austin Fay (right) check out another student’s work. The entries will be...
  • 2010-2011 high school football schedules released

    High school football schedules for the 2010 and 2011 seasons have been released by the Nebraska School Activities Association. District C2-10 includes Bayard, Bridgeport, Chase County, Morrill and Perkins County.  Other non-district opponents includ...
  • National Anthem performers wanted for 2010 College World Series in Omaha

    Applications are now being accepted for singers and musicians who would like to perform the National Anthem during the 2010 NCAA® College World Series® in Omaha, according to Katie Karmazin, National Anthem coordinator. Interested performers will fin...
  • Relentless play by Plainsmen seals Saturday victory over Haymakers

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Guard Chase Lampmann’s two  shots distanced his Plainsmen from Cozad and Michael York relentlessly drove to the hoop for layups and foul shots to give Perkins County a 52-40 win over Cozad Saturday evening in Gra...
  • Plainsmen medal at SPVA

    Perkins County hosted the South Platte Valley Association wrestling tournament on Thursday, Feb. 11 with six conference teams attending. Overall, North Platte St. Pat’s took first place in the dual format tournament with a 5-0 record. Winning four ou...
  • First place free throw shooters

    Twelve youths from the area are moving on to the regional competition in the Knights of Columbus free throw shooting contest after winning their age divisions at the district contest Sunday. The youths were at districts in Imperial after winning the fre...
  • Wildcats pick up season’s second win

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats put together their most consistent four quarters of the year, as they defeated the Brady Eagles 67-62 on Tuesday night. Jordan Christner got the Wildcats going in the first quarter as he scored t...
  • Cats sneak from behind to overtake Eagles

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer On Tuesday night the Lady Cats hosted the Brady Eagles.  The Wildcats were ready to show the Eagles what cats do to birds, but the Eagles weren’t ready to concede to the confident Cats.  In the first quarter the Eagl...
  • Boy Scouts commemorative coin to be minted this year

    In celebration of 100 years of Boy Scouting, a new commemorative Boy Scout coin will be circulated beginning Feb. 8 through Jan. 11, 2011. Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson and Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) introduced legislation to create a $1 silver coi...
  • Imperial Bible Church planning annual women’s retreat Feb. 20

    Registrations are now being taken for the annual women’s retreat at the Imperial Bible Church. The retreat will be held at the church, 800 West 11th in Imperial, on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Theme for the retreat is “For Such a Tim...
  • Local resident joins Haitian relief effort

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff Grant resident Helen Johnson has found a way to direct her lifelong passion for sewing toward a relief effort for Haitian children affected by the disastrous earthquake that occurred Tuesday, Jan. 12.  She and other vo...
  • Dale Lindgren retires from UNL

    Dr. Dale Lindgren, Professor of Horticulture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s West Central Research and Extension Center, (WCREC) officially retired Dec. 31, 2009, after almost 34 years.  Lindgren has witnessed many changes in the horticult...