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Nicole Long, a farmer’s wife and mother of three, has been the principal at Perkins County Elementary School for four years, and in education for 17 years. 

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Members of the Grant Volunteer Fire Department visited Perkins County Elementary on Friday, Oct. 12 during Fire Prevention Week to teach students about fire safety.

Local News

With the deadline to be taken off the ballot past, Grant City Council candidate Chase Sauder is requesting voters not to vote for him.

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Nicole Long, a farmer’s wife and mother of three, has been the principal at Perkins County Elementary School for four years, and in education for 17 years. 

Nicole Anne Pelster-Long, 39, is the principal at Perkins County Elementary School, a position she has held for four years, though her experience in education goes back nearly two decades. 

Those interested in learning about the pool bond on the Nov. 6 general election ballot should plan to attend one of two meetings scheduled at the Perkins County Senior Center on Oct. 25 and Nov.

The funds for this year’s Perkins County Health Services Foundation Gala will benefit their cancer assistance program, which helps cancer patients break barriers to continue care. 

Aurora Cooperative’s A-Stop 24 just north of Grant has joined 23 other Nebraska fuel retailers in “Fuel the Cure” this month. 

Contributed

This 2008 Hummer H3, driven by Mariah Curtis of Madrid, sustained approximately $3,000 in damages in an accident north of Elsie Saturday.

Mariah Curtis, 21, of Madrid was transported to Perkins County Health Services with possible injuries after a one-vehicle accident on Saturday, Oct. 13. 

Sports

Nebraska Basketball maybe isn’t as popular as Nebraska Football, but right now if you took a vote, basketball might be catching up a little. 

Tandy Overstreet

Freshman Jeb Kohl takes to the air to catch the ball for a Plainsmen interception.

Trailing by 21 early in the second quarter, some teams may have just checked out. 

But that’s not the character of Jonathan Hunt’s Plainsmen football team. 

Tandy Overstreet

Miah Long, a sophomore, at the net for the Lady Plainsmen.

As the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen near the end of their season, they added five more games to their record, including conference action.

Volleyball

The Perkins County boys cross country team was able to upgrade last year’s district runner-up honor for the gold crown at Thursday’s D-6 competition in Bridgeport. 

The Huskers are 0-5. It is the worst start in Husker football history. The Husker football ship may not be sinking, but it is taking on water. 

School

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Members of the Grant Volunteer Fire Department visited Perkins County Elementary on Friday, Oct. 12 during Fire Prevention Week to teach students about fire safety.

The latest statistics from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) show if someone has a reported fire in their home, they are more likely to die today than they were a few decades ago. 

Contributed

Deanne Bishop stands in front of the White House during her recent trip to Washington D.C. for the Research Teachers Conference.

Deanne Bishop, PCS curriculum coordinator and high school science teacher, joined 199 other science teachers in Washington D.C. for the Research Teachers Conference on Sept. 28-30. 

U.S. Bank® and the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) are proud to announce the 2018-19 Believers and Achievers. 

Ag & Business

Aurora Cooperative’s A-Stop 24 just north of Grant has joined 23 other Nebraska fuel retailers in “Fuel the Cure” this month. 

With the loss of a 3-cent levy authority that sunset last year, the tax asking for the Upper Republican Natural Resources District will decrease $1.19 million for the 2018-19 budget year. 

As we swing into the official start of fall, I want to call to your attention to information we have received in the past few weeks on a couple of programs.

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