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  • 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...
  • March conference to focus on making high-quality wine

    Grape growers and wine makers will have an opportunity next month to learn about practices that will help them make better wine, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln viticulturist says. The 13th annual Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Forum and Trade Show...
  • Countering early season wind-induced soil erosion

    High winds lasting for several days combined with longer term environmental conditions have created the  “perfect storm” for soil erosion to develop in western Nebraska. The erosion is visible in moving and windswept soil and should be controlled be...
  • Producers offered SURE benefits

    Assistance under SURE is available for NAP (Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program) coverable or insurable crop losses on the following:  Prevented planted acreage, reduced production of planted acreage, reduced quality on certain crops, and value ...
  • Hay and forage

    Agriculture Director Greg Ibach is reminding producers of the availability of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Hay and Forage Hotline to either find available hay or post their hay for sale. The Hotline was established in 2002 in response t...
  • Kansas spends $17 million meant for water lawsuit

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP)-—Kansas lawmakers accidentally spent $17 million set aside to finance litigation aimed at forcing Colorado and Nebraska to abide by water compacts, state officials said last week. The embarrassing miscue committed in 2007 set off al...
  • MCC scholarships available

    Student financial aid is one of the key categories of support provided by the McCook College Foundation to students attending McCook Community College.  All approved MCC courses of study qualify, and students are encouraged to apply by the March 1 pri...
  • NPCC holds technical skills contest for area students

    More than 100 high school students from 11 area high schools participated in a technical skills contest Monday at North Platte Community College’s North Campus. The event highlighted the technical programs that are available at NPCC and gave the stud...
  • Students walk through government

    Seniors from Perkins County High School attended County Government Day in January, learning many aspects of how offices at the courthouse run. They were taught by elected officials and others within the courthouse. Fellow students Laura Resor, Jenni Si...