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  • Nebraska CattleWomen beef and wine tasting extravaganza is Saturday

    The Nebraska CattleWomen are busy planning the annual Beef and Wine Tasting Extravaganza. This exciting evening will showcase a menu selection of easy to prepare beef recipes complimented by an assortment of fine wines served by Nebraska Wine and Spirits...
  • Sis selected as April

    Jenni Sis has recently been selected as the Beta Sigma Phi April “Senior of the Month.” Sis, a student at Perkins County High School, is the daughter of Greg and Cheri Sis of Elsie. Sis has shown leadership throughout her high school career with ...
  • College Notes

    Doane College forensics team places 19th in country Doane College placed 19th at the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) April 1-4 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.  Seventy-eight colleges and univ...
  • PCHS competes in District Quiz Bowl Tournament

    On Tuesday, April 6, the PCHS Quiz Bowl team traveled to Sutherland to compete in the ESU 16 District Quiz Bowl Tournament.  This was a double elimination tournament consisting of 12 teams:  Maxwell, Brady, Arthur, Ogallala, North Platte St. Patrick...
  • Olsens award scholarship

    Nate Hughes of Geneva (center) is the 2009-2010 recipient of the $500 Keith and Doris Olsen upper class scholarship, which is awarded to a junior or senior studying an agriculture-related field at UNL. Keith Olsen of Grant, president of Nebraska Farm Bu...
  • Walk to School Day

    Safe Routes Nebraska sponsors day to promote safe walking and biking.   Safe Routes Nebraska encourages parents, educators and community leaders to celebrate Nebraska’s third annual Spring Walk to School Day, Wednesday, April 21.   The goal of ...
  • Plainsmen girls get second consecutive first place title at home track meet

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff Perkins County’s home meet on Saturday, April 10 resulted in a first place finish for the girls (103 points) and fifth place for the boys (55 points) among 10 other participating teams. Following behind Perkins County...
  • Wallace Wildcats participate in Arnold meet

    On Friday, April 9, the Wildcats traveled to Arnold for the Cardinal Invite. The day started off cool and windy, but warmed up as the meet went on.  There were 13 teams at the meet, including:  Burwell, Brady, Mullen, Elwood, Stapleton/McPherson Co., ...
  • Applications available for basketball camp

    Mike Trader’s Annual Mid-America Basketball Camp will conduct four individual sessions and two team camps this summer. The overnight camps for boys will be held on June 20-23 and July 25-28 at York College.  Day camps will be held for both boys and ...
  • Drug, alcohol education class planned this month

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” alcohol and drug education class. The class will be held on Monday, April 19 and Thursday, April 22. “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” wi...
  • Lions donate to Wallace Youth Club

    With proceeds from candy and nut sales, the Wallace Lions Club made a donation to the Wallace Youth Club for softball and baseball equipment. Kenny Ogier (right) accepts a check from Lions’ project organizer, Debbie Andrews. Not pictured: co-organizer...
  • Wallace students medal at state speech

    Wallace placed fourth at the state speech contest held March 19. Receiving individual medals were (Front): Tarassa Swedberg, sixth place serious prose. Back row: John Paul Lempke, third place humorous prose; Ryan Sowle, fourth place extemporaneous; and ...
  • Viewing space shuttle launch more than incredible

    10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1- BLASTOFF!!! It was absolutely incredible to watch the launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery last Monday in Florida, just after singing the National Anthem with respect to our nation.  Thousands of hours by multitudes of people ...
  • Enter now to be part of the Torch Run

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor In just over three weeks, the Cornhusker State Games torch will be coming through Perkins County.  On Monday, May 10, runners on their way south from Ogallala on the way to Imperial will pass through Grant carrying the to...
  • Nebraska Legislative session at an end

    Telephone conference report to Imperial,  Grant and Palisade on Tuesday, April 13. By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Wednesday marked the final day of the second session of the 101st Nebraska Legislature.  On Tuesday, 44th District Senat...
  • Lower Republican NRD pulls out of basin coalition

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Membership in the Republican River Basin Coalition dropped from three natural resources districts (NRDs) to two Friday. During an emergency phone meeting Friday, representatives of the Upper and Middle Republ...
  • Every day is Earth Day on the farm

    By Keith Olsen Nebraska Farm Bureau President April 22 will mark the 40th  anniversary of Earth Day. I am old enough to remember when Earth Day was first celebrated. It seems strange now, but the environment was not a priority with many people. Indust...
  • Not extending ethanol tax credit would cost Nebraska nearly 14,000 jobs

    Nebraska would lose more than 13,700 jobs should the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (VEETC) not be renewed before it expires in December, the Nebraska Corn Board said in response to a study released by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). VEETC...
  • A fan of Easter

    Zoe Baumgartner enjoys the prize she scored during the annual Easter egg hunt at Grant City Park on Saturday sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sororities. She is the daughter of Jennifer and Tye Baumgartner of Madrid. (Photo by Jan Rahn)   ...
  • Nebraska program promotes youth election workers

    Nebraska youth ages 14 to 18 are encouraged to participate as election workers for the May 11 primary election. The Youth Election Service (YES), sponsored by Secretary of State John Gale and the Nebraska Bankers Association, is designed to increase in...