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Volunteers packaged the meals: Mary Dodson, Cori Sis, Richard Thurin, Bonnie Taubenheim, Donna Mayer, Patty Clough, and Angela Gloy staffed the first 1/2 of the event. Additional volunteers not pictured: Monica Poppe, Jeannie Daiss, Ashley Colglazier, Hanna Colglazier and Jackie Urdahl.

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Farmers taking to their fields to drill next year’s wheat crop means fall’s not far away. It also means harvest time is just around the corner for the irrigated corn and soybean crops. High-moisture corn harvest has already started on many dryland fields in the county, with much of it headed to Imperial Beef’s five-million bushel pile of wet corn. With less-than-normal rainfall this summer, farmers are drilling their wheat a little deeper to get closer to some of the moisture still left in the summer fallow fields. Monday, Kent Wedel was planting a wheat field south of Grant. With the windless conditions, the dirt hung in the air over the field, illuminated by under a reddish sun masked by the smoke from recent forest fires in western states.

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Progress on the new swimming pool in Grant took a giant step forward Monday when workers began pouring the footings. A cement pumper truck from Hershey was used to dump the cement into the footing frames. The rebar sticking up in the middle of the footings is for the walls of the pool. It will take another two to three weeks to frame the walls so they can be poured. Work will then begin on the pool floor. 

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Perkins County High School celebrated homecoming Friday night following the Plainsmen’s 76-32 win over Maywood/Hayes Center. The royal court included, from left Rylee Huff, Bryder Hickey, Queen Dani Burge, King Brandon Knoles, Savannah Schmitt, Carter Krajewski, Hannah Kempf and Ian Picquet. A dance followed the coronation festivities.

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This year’s dryland row crops have been hit hard by the hot summer temperatures and little rain in July or August. The effect can be seen in the varying sizes of ears that developed this summer in this field south of Grant.

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Local News

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Volunteers packaged the meals: Mary Dodson, Cori Sis, Richard Thurin, Bonnie Taubenheim, Donna Mayer, Patty Clough, and Angela Gloy staffed the first 1/2 of the event. Additional volunteers not pictured: Monica Poppe, Jeannie Daiss, Ashley Colglazier, Hanna Colglazier and Jackie Urdahl.

Front Line Strong and the Perkins County Health Services Foundation hosted a Grab n Go Appreciation barbecue  on September 15th for the front line healthcare workers and the support and administrat

The American Red Cross is postponing blood drives across the nation due to a surplus in donations.

Sooner or later it was bound to happen. 

Sports

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Quarterback Triston Hite led the Plainsmen against Bayard, throwing for 285 yards and 4 touchdowns while adding another rushing touchdown. Unfortunately he dislocated a finger during the game and is questionable for this week. 

The Perkins County Plainsmen rolled to their third win of the season at Bayard Friday with a convincing 43-8 win over the Tigers.

The Plainsmen took to a difficult course when they raced in McCook on Thursday, Sept. 17.

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Kayton Brueggeman led the Lady Plainsman at Pheasant Run after shooting a 112, beating the second place opponent by one stroke. 

Perkins County’s Lady Plainsmen won their inaugural invitational at Grant’s Pheasant Run golf course Thursday.

School

Though Perkins County Schools have a low number of students participating in e-learning, or learning from home, the school system has worked hard to accommodate those students and make sure they ca

Perkins County School Superintendent Phillip Picquet hopes he never has to propose another budget like the one this year. 

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Perkins County High School celebrated homecoming Friday night following the Plainsmen’s 76-32 win over Maywood/Hayes Center. The royal court included, from left Rylee Huff, Bryder Hickey, Queen Dani Burge, King Brandon Knoles, Savannah Schmitt, Carter Krajewski, Hannah Kempf and Ian Picquet. A dance followed the coronation festivities.

Ag & Business

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Jennifer Harger of Jen’s Craft Crafts accepts her first Dollar from PC Chamber President Tawna Holmstedt. Harger’s business creates and sells custom apparel and gear. She can be found on Facebook or reached at 308-352-8356.

At the regular monthly chamber meeting on Thursday, September 17, the Perkins County Chamber proudly welcomed two new members.

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At the monthly Chamber meeting held last Thursday, September 17, Southwest Farm and Home Realty accepted the traveling trophy in recognition of being the business spotlight for September. Pictured at the trophy presentation from l-r are Jeff Wallin, Michelle Ross, Bernie Deaver, Chamber President Tawna Holmstedt, Bob Tatum and Jessie Faber. 

PC Chamber of Commerce recognizes a member business each month to put them in the “spotlight” and inform other members and the community of what these businesses have to offer. 

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Hatch’s employees Darlene Potts and Lucretia Johnson hold the traveling trophy that is currently displayed at Hatch’s Super Foods in recognition of their business spotlight with the Perkins County Chamber. 

Hatch’s Super Foods was featured as the August Business Spotlight with the Perkins County Chamber. 

Hatch’s was founded at 218 Central Ave, in 1946 by Charlie and Florence Hatch.  

 

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