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Members of the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund held a gathering for the community at the Methodist Church on Sunday, Aug. 11 to announcement their $100,00 challenge goal to receive a $50,000 anonymous donation.

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Members of the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund held a gathering for the community at the Methodist Church on Sunday, Aug. 11 to announcement their $100,00 challenge goal to receive a $50,000 anonymous donation.

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Members of the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund held a gathering for the community at the Methodist Church on Sunday, Aug. 11 to announcement their $100,00 challenge goal to receive a $50,000 anonymous donation.

At a community event held Sunday, the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund announced a donor challenge and how close they are to reaching their goal. 

After claiming the Mrs. Nebraska crown in April, Adair Reese of Grant will travel to Las Vegas this week to compete in Mrs. America at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino Aug. 17-24.

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Breanne Sims (right) cuts the ribbon to the Little Free Library and Little Free Pantry in front of her family’s home at 905 Sherman Ave. Present for the ribbon cutting ceremony was Mrs. Nebraska Adair Reese.

A Little Free Library and Little Free Pantry are now available to all community members at 905 Sherman Ave., in Grant.

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Kara Horton, far left, a CHEWS It committee member, presents the traveling team trophy to Diane Zwickl, Josh Cunningham and April Toepfer.

Chase County Community Hospital “CHEWS It or Lose It” Amateur Triathlon was held in Imperial Saturday. 

The acronym CHEWS stands for Chase Healthcare Employee Wellness Program.  

The August meeting of the Grant & Ogallala Women’s Connection will be held Tuesday, Aug. 20 at the Petrified Wood Gallery in Ogallala. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m.

The Red Hat ladies enjoyed an evening out at the Enders Golf Club. 

Sports

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Pheasant Run Golf Club presented gifts to (l-r): Kevin and Barb Hatch and Kyle Hatch for 10 years or running the golf tournament.

Hatch’s Super Foods recently hosted their 10th annual 3-man scramble golf tournament at Pheasant Run Golf Course.

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Perkins County students attending Mike Trader’s basketball camp were (front row, l-r): Jackson Wykert, all star; Colton Kroeker, 3-on-3 champion, scoring leader, nightly scoring leader; Kyson Dilsaver, hustle award, all star; Luke Hovorka, all star; Cade Kroeker, hustle award, 3-point champion, 3-on-3 champion, 1-on-1 champion, rebound leader, nightly scoring leader, nightly rebound leader, nightly assist leader, all star; Ryan Long, all star; and Carson Green, all-star. Back: Coach Mike Trader, Ryder Potts, all star; Ben Skeels, all star; Maddox Lee, jump shot champion, 1-on-1 champion, all star; Dawson Tjaden, 3-point champion, all star; Jeb Kohl, all star; Will Long, nightly scoring leader, all star; and Trevor Cornelius, all star.

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Cole Rogge competes in the 50 butterfly, where he finished first. 

The Perkins County Swim Team competed at the Imperial meet this past Saturday, June 22. 

School is out and now it is time for the work to begin.

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The 2019 Perkins County Swim Team includes (front row, l-r): Olivia Jehorek, Jordyn Tjaden, Jayleigh Palu, Victor Dunn, Brooklynn Lampmann, Emelyn Bishop, Hayden Fanning, Emelia Hill and Lila Hill. Middle row: Payton Jehorek, Carmi Regier, Haley Dunn, Allyssa Kepler, Maddison Kepler, Luke Minster, Porter Tjaden, Mason Minster, Grant Gloy, Mya Deaver and Hannah Bishop. Back row: Jadynn Jehorek, Angela Gloy (coach), Kim Bishop, Maggie Fisher, Madelyn Ingold, Cole Rogge, Taylor Hubl, Eli Gaston, Jacqueline Gloy, Lexie Fisher, Hanna Colglazier and Coach Ciara Lampmann. Not Pictured: Savannah Miller, Emily Wilson and Brenna Colglazier.

Grant swim meet results

Emelyn Bishop: 25 breaststroke, second; 25 short free, fifth; 100 free relay, first.

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Recent PC grad Spencer Ross played on the Black team at the Mid-Plains Community College All-Star Game in North Platte on Saturday, June 8.

School

Editor’s note: The following are two new Perkins County Schools teachers not included in last week’s introduction story. 

Samantha Snogren

Some new and familiar faces will be showing up at Perkins County Schools with the addition of new junior and senior high school principal Ben Jones and five new teachers. 

Even though it seems summer just began, Perkins County School students will head back to school next week.

Ag & Business

A field day event on Aug. 20 at the wheat center will provide farmers the opportunity to take a day off from their busy schedules and visit with UNL experts, other farmers and agribusinesses. 

Landowners submitted  a total of 29 bids to the Upper Republican Natural Resources District, offering to permanently retire irrigated acres. 

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Perkins County wheat harvest is all but complete. According to Kevin Reichenberg of Frenchman Valley Co-op, harvest in the county was at 97% completion as of Tuesday afternoon.

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