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A photo-finish ended the D-8 District Meet in Grant with Caden Waitley of PC beating Paxton’s Mason Schimonitz by 0.04 seconds in the final leg of the 1600 relay. The team and crowd eagerly awaited the times to appear to reveal the winner. 

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Placing second at the district competition was the Perkins County golf team, who’s heading to Kearney for state on Tuesday, May 21. Team members include (l-r): Head Coach Troy Kemling, Matthew Aerni, Aaron Fay, Jacob Woodmancy, Carson Thelander, Kaden Smith and Deitrik Brueggeman. 

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Recognized by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services for saving the life of Mike Gibson (center) were (l-r): Chris Costrini, Troy Grothman, Bob Tatum and Steve Tucker. Not pictured: Jonathan David. 

Local News

The household hazardous waste collection will be held Saturday, May 18 at the Perkins County Fairgrounds from 8-9 a.m.

NET, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR Stations, is hitting the road this summer to bring a variety of free events to towns across western Nebraska.

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The three churches of Wallace joined forces in promoting and participating in the third annual Walk for Life, which supports the Women’s Resource Center of North Platte.

It’s been awhile. I know! I have missed you, and I have missed writing. Well, I’m back!

The Red Hat Ladies held their April 25 luncheon in Madrid. 

Pat Schipper and Joyce Mannhalter, both of Grant, celebrated birthdays. 

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Donna Burge (right) wraps Grant Fuller in a Quilt of Valor with his wife Karen at his side.

Grant Fuller of Madrid was presented a Quilt of Valor on May 12 by Donna Burge.  

Sports

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A photo-finish ended the D-8 District Meet in Grant with Caden Waitley of PC beating Paxton’s Mason Schimonitz by 0.04 seconds in the final leg of the 1600 relay. The team and crowd eagerly awaited the times to appear to reveal the winner. 

The PC boys were named D-8 District Champions at the district meet held in Grant on Friday, May 10. 

Earning 102 points, the team came in 25 points ahead of second-place team Brady. 

Wallace competed in the D-8 District Track Meet in Grant on Friday, May 10. 

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Wallace eighth graders, Trey Robertson (left) and Kyler Flaming, competed in the Nebraska Junior High State Track Meet on Saturday, May 11 in Gothenburg.

The school year is winding down, but the activities are still going. State track is this weekend and state golf next week. 

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Placing second at the district competition was the Perkins County golf team, who’s heading to Kearney for state on Tuesday, May 21. Team members include (l-r): Head Coach Troy Kemling, Matthew Aerni, Aaron Fay, Jacob Woodmancy, Carson Thelander, Kaden Smith and Deitrik Brueggeman. 

The Plainsmen golf team is headed to state in Kearney next week following districts in Cambridge on Monday, May 13. 

Jacob Woodmancy shoots an approach on hole No. 14 at Kimball. Woodmancy shot an 80 for the day, enough to earn him fourth place individually. 

With a couple more meets under their belts following the Creek Valley and Kimball Invites, the Plainsmen golfers have just one more competition standing between them and districts next week. 

School

Tandy Overstreet

Hundreds gathered in Pritchett Gymnasium at Perkins County High School for the PCS seniors’ final walk to receive their diplomas on Saturday, May 11. 

Principal Dean Friedel, teachers Renee Marquardt, Lance Wurst and Paula Wurst and librarian Lynda Forney will finish their careers at Perkins County Schools this week after a combined 177 years in

Michayla Prante of Grant earned an Associate Degree in Nursing at Western Nebraska Community College’s 87th Annual Commencement on Saturday, May 7 at Cougar Palace.

Ag & Business

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Samantha and Charlie Goff are the new owners of the Plumbing Guys and are ready to serve Perkins County and the surrounding areas.

A familiar business in Grant is taking on a new chapter that begins with new ownership. 

Data from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) 2017 Census of Agriculture show the number of farms in Nebraska during 2017 was 46,332

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) is currently accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Third District Youth Advisory Council and encourages rising juniors and seniors to submit their applications by

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