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  • Lady Cats win Garden County triangular

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer CORRECTION:  In the last publication, I foolishly credited kills to Paige Aylward.  It was, however, junior, Paige Kerchal who had 2 kills in the South Platte game.  I sincerely apologize to Paige and her family.Garden Co...
  • King and queen chosen

    Wallace High School Homecoming king and queen were recently chosen and crowned. King was Max Isenbar; queen was Tarassa Swedberg. (Photo by Nora Jameson)...
  • Junior high volleyball team wins tourney

    The Wallace junior high volleyball team won the tournament it hosted, defeating Maywood, McCook St. Pat’s and Hayes Center. Team members include (Front row, l-r): Emma Franklin, Hayley Storm, Morgan Messersmith, Alexandria Lundvall, Katherine McClintock...
  • ESU 16 administrator awarded

    The NCSA Distinguished Service Award is the organization’s oldest and most prestigious award. This award is given annually to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional, distinguished leadership, has rendered outstanding and unselfish service and wh...
  • PCS juniors 100 percent proficient in three of four state standard assessments

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The recently released State of the Schools Report by the Nebraska Department of Education ranks Perkins County students as proficient at several grade levels. Perkins County High School juniors ranked 100 percent proficient in ...
  • UNL seeks young artists

    The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks applications for the 13th annual Nebraska Young Artist awards. The awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are talented in the areas of...
  • Wallace Fire Auxiliary to hold second annual holiday extravaganza

    The Wallace Fire and Rescue Volunteer Auxiliary is a newly organized group with the goal of supporting the Wallace Rural Fire and Rescue Department with food, water, shelter and other needs while the department is answering a fire or rescue call, as well ...
  • Duck hunters have successful first day

    Hunters in the area of Lake McConaughy had an excellent opening day of the duck season on Oct. 10, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. According to conservation officer reports, hunting pressure was heavy around McConaughy and nearby Clea...
  • Workshop on limited irrigation co-sponsored during December

    Colorado State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are jointly hosting this year’s crop clinic on limited irrigation systems Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 2-3 at Sterling, Colo. The clinic’s goals are to provide education for farmers and ...
  • Wildlife and livestock together can improve bottom line for producers

    Ranchers who manage both for livestock and wildlife can reap significant economic benefits from both, said a ranch-based wildlife manager at a recent grazing conference organized by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. “When we realized there was quite...
  • Senator offers internship

    Senator Johanns’ Nebraska and Washington, D.C., offices are currently accepting internship applications for the Spring 2010 semester, which will run from January to April. Those interested in applying should visit http://johanns.senate.gov and click on...
  • First Dollar awarded to Grant Floral

    Ellie McCormick (center) owner of Grant Floral, received her First Dollar plaque at the Perkins County Chamber meeting last week. Gathering to celebrate the occasion include other Chamber members (Front, l-r): City Clerk Jessie Faber, McCormick, Chamber P...
  • Harchelroads planning to rebuild Imperial facility

    Fire didn’t keep them from opening doors Monday By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Sid Harchelroad planned for contingencies while his new shop was being built for Harchelroad Motors. But Harchelroad said he never had any contingencies for what h...
  • Sally’s in Grant to open soon for daily fare

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The cafe in downtown Grant will soon be open under a new name. Sally’s is a family restaurant with specialties such as pies and rolls, and a lunch buffet. As of last Thursday, Sally Crandell, who lives in Ogallala, said a lo...
  • Winter debut

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The first big snow of the season arrived Friday night, hampering travel and leading to cancellations across the Midwest. The snow, which began about 7 p.m. Friday evening continued until approximately 9 a.m. Saturday morning. ...
  • Defendant bound over to District Court

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Janet Huff, 35, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to District Court by Perkins County Judge Edward D. Steenberg on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Huff, former employee of the New Life Fellowship Church in Grant, a...
  • Seasonal flu differs but also requires vaccine

    Seasonal flu is a different strain than the H1N1 influenza, and it’s important to get a seasonal flu shot also. Those who get a seasonal flu shot still need to get vaccinated for H1N1. Each requires a separate vaccine. Influenza is a virus that infect...
  • First H1N1 nasal vaccines given at school clinic

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor There were 124 youth who lined up late in the day Thursday, Oct. 8, to receive the first H1N1 vaccine available in Perkins County. Personnel from the Colglazier Clinic and the Grant Medical Clinic administered the immunization...
  • Chamber presents First Dollar

    Ryan Hendricks received a First Dollar plaque as new owner (along with his wife Taren who was not present) of the Plainsman Inn in Grant. Gathering to represent Chamber at the presentation taking place at HomeTown Agency on Monday are: (l-r) Charlene ...
  • Orthopedic surgeon coming to PCHS twice each month

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A new outpatient specialist has joined Perkins County Health Services. Dr. Mark Meyer, orthopedic surgeon of the Kearney Bone and Joint Clinic, saw a number of patients on his first day, Sept. 29. He will be in Grant twice a mo...