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  • PCCF outlines achievements at annual banquet

    The Perkins County Community Foundation’s annual banquet on Aug. 21 was a success, despite a last minute cancellation from the scheduled speaker. The foundation thanked donors and highlighted its achievements during the evening meal held at the Grant U...
  • Move Over Law is now in effect

    As of Sunday, Aug. 30, motorists in Nebraska are required to move over a lane when approaching stopped emergency vehicles with flashing lights providing service on high-speed, multi-lane roadways. After determining it is safe, drivers traveling in the la...
  • Disaster assistance available for small non-farm businesses

    Small, non-farm businesses in 15 Nebraska counties (plus neighboring counties in Colorado) are eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA).   “These loans offset economic losses because of reduc...
  • Former employee of New Life Church charged with felony theft

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Five felony complaints were filed in Perkins County Court the first week in August against 35-year-old Janet G. Huff. Following an investigation by the Nebraska State Patrol, Huff, a former employee of the New Life Fellowship Ch...
  • SourceGas announces customer service improvements

    SourceGas Distribution LLC (SourceGas) recently announced the implementation of a new billing system and customer care (call center) center. The new call center is operated and managed by SourceGas employees from its location in Fayetteville, Ark., and b...
  • Problems with the compliance model

    Dear Editor: Over the next several weeks, I will offer a summary of the nine problems we found with the computer simulation (the Model) that is used to determine if Nebraska is in compliance with the Compact with Kansas.   Over two years ago, WaterClaim ...
  • Let’s “kill the bill”

    Dear Editor: We have the best health care in the world. The reason we do is because of our free enterprise system compared to the more socialist countries.   Europe and Canada send some of their patients here because they don’t have enough doctors. Som...
  • Students can join fight against blood cancer

    Thanks to research, nearly 90 percent of children with acute leukemia are now cured. But there is still a long way to go. Leukemia affects more children than any other cancer, so the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s School andYouth Programs provide a me...
  • Bike is best in show

    Don Pierce of rural McCook was the winner of the best bike at Madrid Day, Saturday, Aug. 22. Making the plaque presentation is Justin Harris of Green Turf LawnCare in McCook. (Courtesy photo)...
  • Pinnacle hosts junior golf tourney

    Sixteen youth participated in the junior golf tournament hosted by Pinnacle Bank in Grant on Aug. 9. Prizes were distributed following lunch served by the Grant Golf Club. Participating in the 13 and under division were (Front row, l-r): Josh Johnston, Ty...
  • Lady Plainsmen goals include state berth

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The goal of the Lady Plainsmen—getting back to state. With four seniors leading the way, Coach Penny Hite said the Perkins County volleyball team “should be a team to reckon with this season.” The girls won a berth to stat...
  • Plainsmen plenty prepared to kick off season this Friday

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer The 2009 Plainsmen expect that experience, confidence, depth and strength will propel them to a successful year. The team hopes to rebound from a 3-5 2008 season in which it lost at least two games late in the fourth q...
  • Wildcats drop season opener at Wauneta

    By Travis McConnellSports Writer Two big special team plays by Wauneta-Palisade’s Adam Simpson offset a four rushing touchdown performance by Wallace quarterback Sean May, as Wauneta-Palisade broke open a close game and raced to a 68-40 win on Friday ni...
  • Golfers participate in season’s first meet

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff The Perkins County golf team opened their season at the Bayard Invitational on Thursday, Aug. 27. The team was unable to post a team score, since only three Perkins County golfers were able to participate, but Coach Troy Keml...
  • Golf team determined to overcome low numbers with might

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Big on experience but small in numbers, four returning letterwinners from last year’s girls golf squad will make every competition count. “We will rely on our lone senior Jeannie Kuskie to provide leadership on and off the g...
  • Runners ready for opener at Goodland

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor “Excited to get started,” said Coach Paul Wurst about the upcoming PCHS cross country season. Along with assistant coach Tim Colglazier, Wurst leads a team of one dozen harriers—seven boys and five girls—who compete in t...
  • Nebraska Corn Board elects officers for 2009-10 term­

    Alan Tiemann of Seward has been elected to serve as chairman of the Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) for the 2009-2010 term. Tiemann is a farmer who raises corn and soybeans. In addition to serving as chairman, he will serve on NCB’s Research and Executive com...
  • Nebraska corn production on target to set record

    Nebraska farmers have the potential to harvest a record 1.52 billion bushel corn crop this year, topping the previous record of 1.47 billion set in 2007, the Nebraska Corn Board said in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s crop production re...
  • God equipped us with strength for adversity

    Pastor Ronald E. KrauseZion Lutheran Church, Grant Turn on the news these days, and it doesn’t take long to convince you that not everyone is on friendly terms in our nation–especially between opposing political parties. On the one hand, you’ve got...
  • Christian schools start 2009-10 term a week apart

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Beginning day at Perkins County Christian School is this coming Monday, Aug. 31. Golden Plains Christian School will begin after Labor Day on Wednesday, Sept. 9.Perkins County Christian Regular hours for 13 students enrolled in ...