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  • Lady Cats get sweet revenge

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Wallace Triangular on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The Cats first opponent was the Maywood Tigers.  The Wildcats took down the Tigers in straight sets, 25-4 and 25-15. The Wildcats were primed and...
  • Homecoming royalty chosen

    Homecoming royalty was crowned following the football game against Bayard Friday night, Oct. 2. Selected to the court were (l-r): King Kye Kurkowski and Queen Elisa Carlson; First Attendants Nick Turner and Jenni Sis; Second Attendants Erik Hagan and Br...
  • NPCC to have ‘Haunted Hoops’ youth basketball clinic Oct. 25

    The North Platte Community College Knights men’s basketball team will host “Haunted Hoops” youth basketball clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. CDT on Sunday, Oct. 25, in the South Campus gymnasium. “Haunted Hoops” is for boys and girls in first through six...
  • Tjadens receive Pioneer Farm Family Award

    The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben and the Nebraska Fair Managers Association announced the 156 honorees for the 2009 Pioneer Farm Family Awards in June. In order to qualify for this distinction, members of the same family must have owned a partial of land consecu...
  • H1N1 flu vaccine to be distributed this month

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration approved the new swine flu vaccine, a long-anticipated step as the government works to start mass vaccinations this month. Limited supplies should start trickling out the first week of October—about a...
  • New manager chosen for Social Security office serving area counties

    Area Director Shara Sevart announced the promotion of Steve Vaught as the new manager of the North Platte Social Security office. “I am very pleased to have Steve as the manager in North Platte,” Sevart said. “Steve is well-known for his leadership ...
  • Runaway bride

    Youngest of the seven Pontipee brothers, Gideon, played by John Prante (right), stakes his claim to his girl of choice, Alice (Brooke Poppe), despite serious objections by her gun-toting suitor, Christian Miyamoto. The musical “Seven Brides for Seven ...
  • Grant native wins Omaha marathon

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor With the ease of a well-seasoned runner, Grant High School graduate and local business owner Lauren (Poppe) Klima captured top place in the women’s division of the Omaha Marathon on Sunday. With a finish time of 3:04:19, Klima...
  • Necessary updates factored into newly adopted hospital budget

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A 40-year-old building that requires a major overhaul was a frustration in preparing this year’s capital budget at Perkins County Health Services, said PCHS Administrator Pam Holm. The Board of Directors for the Perkins Count...
  • Natural Resources Committee interim hearings planned next week

    The Natural Resources Committee will conduct interim hearings in the state on Oct. 5-7. The purpose of the hearings is to seek public input on legislative resolutions. The public is encouraged to attend and participate at the hearings.Interim Hearing Sche...
  • Lear jet service to Grant expands patient care care

    AirLife Denver provides emergency/critical care transport to an eight-state area. The new plane can transport Perkins County Health Services patients from the Grant Municipal Airport. Hospital and emergency personnel, along with members of the public we...
  • Resident fears country’s future

    Dear Editor: President Obama and Congress have passed several bills that I am aware of. One was the over-inflated budget bill. He also bailed out the car companies (labor unions). He signed the “so-called” stimulus bill which really wasn’t a stimul...
  • Eagle Scout project to create green space

    “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside.” Those words, by Anne Frank, were the inspiration behind Boy Scout Max Jones’ Eagle Scout project which must be completed by his 18th birthday in March. “For those who...
  • Pie benefit helps couple with expenses

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor It couldn’t have been sweeter—an evening of pie, ice cream, socializing—all for a successful fundraising event last week with proceeds going to Jake Lee who lost both of his hands and part of each arm in a farm acciden...
  • Students show spirit on Homecoming Week

    By Joe CraigStudent Intern There’s one day out of the year in which children get to dress up in a variety of costumes, that night typically ends in sore toothaches, and headaches–however, high school students at PCHS have an entire week devoted to t...
  • Golf team takes bronze at Bridgeport

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Although the Perkins County golfers placed third, the girls did not meet the goal they’d set for themselves at the Bridgeport Invite on Sept. 24. Met with a cool, occasionally wet day, the girls had to persevere and work hard...
  • Aerial attack, speed sink Plainsmen in Sutherland 40-15 Friday night

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Sailors quarterback Alex Sandberg’s three long touchdown passes in less than six minutes of playing time sent the Plainsmen to their second-consecutive double-digit loss, 40-15, Friday night in Sutherland. The teams ...
  • Runners gain experience in Ogallala

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff The Perkins County runners got some good experience in Ogallala last week—the first year they’ve been invited to the big-school competition. “It really helps our team to run faster because the competition is excellent,...
  • Lady Plainsmen boost confidence with Haxtun victory

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Raising their record to 8-4, the Lady Plainsmen put another win in the record book, beating Haxtun in three sets, 25-22, 25-13 and 25-16 Thursday, Sept. 24 in Haxtun. “We are finally hitting our goals as a team,” said Coa...
  • Big play costly to Wildcats

    By Travis McConnell    Sports Writer The Hayes Center Cardinals showed why they are the big favorites to win the district, as they used big plays on offense and defense to defeat the Wallace Wildcats 70-14. Adam Lawson turned in the first big defensive...