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The Madrid Volunteer Fire Department got together on Monday, Oct. 16 for their first official practice for the upcoming dodgeball tournament this Saturday. They will compete against other area departments in full bunker gear, including their oxygen tanks. The tournament will be held at the old Wheatland High School in Madrid on Saturday Oct. 21 at 10 a.m.

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Grant Volunteer firefighters Casandra Klima (left), Matt Deaver and Bri Griffin crawl through Perkins County Elementary students, showing them how they would look if they were searching for someone in a fire. They explained to students that although they may look and sound scary, they are there to help them. 

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Perkins County cross country runners (l-r): Caden Waitley, Matthew Hahn, Jaden Dietlein and Jarin Tines take off at the start of the district meet in Bayard on Oct. 12. Also competing was Evan Sestak, who is hiding behind Kemling. The boys placed second to earn a trip to state. 

Members of the PCS mock trial team include (front row l-r): Hannah Kempf, Rylee Huff, Kayla Wid, Jasmine Schulze, Karen Ruiz, Haven Wid, Bryce Grothman and Valerie Perez. Middle row: Jacob Woodmancy, Peyton Woodmancy, Sam McArtor, Jonathan Hanson, Hailee Fraizer, Nathan Kemling and Coach Troy Kemling. Back row: Caleb Lagler, Christopher Terry, Ethan Terry, Matthew Wendell and Perkins County Attorney Rick Roberts. 

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The Madrid Volunteer Fire Department got together on Monday, Oct. 16 for their first official practice for the upcoming dodgeball tournament this Saturday. They will compete against other area departments in full bunker gear, including their oxygen tanks. The tournament will be held at the old Wheatland High School in Madrid on Saturday Oct. 21 at 10 a.m.

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Grant Volunteer firefighters Casandra Klima (left), Matt Deaver and Bri Griffin crawl through Perkins County Elementary students, showing them how they would look if they were searching for someone in a fire. They explained to students that although they may look and sound scary, they are there to help them. 

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Perkins County Schools fourth graders send the ball around the circle to catch PCS teacher Dustin Stodola.

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Perkins County cross country runners (l-r): Caden Waitley, Matthew Hahn, Jaden Dietlein and Jarin Tines take off at the start of the district meet in Bayard on Oct. 12. Also competing was Evan Sestak, who is hiding behind Kemling. The boys placed second to earn a trip to state. 

Local News

Noel and Brett Bullock addressed the Grant City Council at the Oct. 10 meeting concerning their property at 740 Central Ave., which was declared a nuisance on July 25.

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The Madrid Volunteer Fire Department got together on Monday, Oct. 16 for their first official practice for the upcoming dodgeball tournament this Saturday. They will compete against other area departments in full bunker gear, including their oxygen tanks. The tournament will be held at the old Wheatland High School in Madrid on Saturday Oct. 21 at 10 a.m.

Most of the time, when area fire departments come together, the circumstances aren’t the best. 

This weekend, the Firefighter Dodgeball Tournament will be the exception. 

No School: There will be no school at Perkins County Schools on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19 and 20. 

Perkins County residents are encouraged to share their future visions of Perkins County at a vision planning meeting on Oct. 24. 

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Grant Volunteer firefighters Casandra Klima (left), Matt Deaver and Bri Griffin crawl through Perkins County Elementary students, showing them how they would look if they were searching for someone in a fire. They explained to students that although they may look and sound scary, they are there to help them. 

Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do?

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Perkins County Commissioner Bernard Deaver accepts the county’s dividend from NIRMA Board of Directors member and Cheyenne County Clerk Beth Fiegenschuh.

Perkins County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $15,691, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liabilit

Sports

Congratulations to the Perkins County boys’ cross country team and their coaches for qualifying for the state cross country meet this week in Kearney.

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Perkins County cross country runners (l-r): Caden Waitley, Matthew Hahn, Jaden Dietlein and Jarin Tines take off at the start of the district meet in Bayard on Oct. 12. Also competing was Evan Sestak, who is hiding behind Kemling. The boys placed second to earn a trip to state. 

The Perkins County boys cross country team is state bound after a second place finish at the D-6 District meet in Bayard Oct. 12. 

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Plainsmen junior Tanner Burge takes a 34-yard pass from Charlie Johnson into the end zone to score for Perkins County against the Sutherland Sailors on Friday, Oct. 13.

Perkins County’s Plainsmen continued their drive to the D1 playoffs Friday with a 44-18 win over D1-10 district foe Sutherland. 

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Quarterback Jared Sullivan, No. 8 keeps the ball and escapes the grasp of Eustis-Farnam’s No. 71, while J. D. Bartell, and Tyrell Maline make the block on the Knight’s No. 2 , setting Sullivan free to make the end zone.

Eustis-Farnam came to town to challenge the Big Blue for the final regular season home game on Oct. 13

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Emma Schrotberger goes for the kill against Sutherland during SPVA play in Ogallala on Oct. 14. Bella Fraizer stands in position ready for the return. 

The Lady Plainsmen hosted a volleyball triangular Tuesday, Oct. 10 on their home court in Grant against the Hershey Panthers and Dundy County-Stratton Tigers.

Hershey

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Caden Waitley closes in on the finish line at the SPVA meet in Grant on Oct. 5 to claim the conference title.

Perkins County boys took second and the girls fifth at the SPVA cross country meet held in Grant on Oct. 5.

School

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Perkins County Schools fourth graders send the ball around the circle to catch PCS teacher Dustin Stodola.

The 12th annual Nebraska Kids Fitness and Nutrition Day (NKFND) was held in Grant on Wednesday, Oct.

Frenchman Valley Coop donated $773 to Perkins County FFA. Accepting the donation were FFA members Zach Malmkar and Tanner Burge (center).

Members of the PCS mock trial team include (front row l-r): Hannah Kempf, Rylee Huff, Kayla Wid, Jasmine Schulze, Karen Ruiz, Haven Wid, Bryce Grothman and Valerie Perez. Middle row: Jacob Woodmancy, Peyton Woodmancy, Sam McArtor, Jonathan Hanson, Hailee Fraizer, Nathan Kemling and Coach Troy Kemling. Back row: Caleb Lagler, Christopher Terry, Ethan Terry, Matthew Wendell and Perkins County Attorney Rick Roberts. 

The Perkins County Schools mock trial hosted Dundy County Stratton and McCook for mock trial competition at the Perkins County Courthouse on Monday, Oct. 16.

Ag & Business

For the second time, the Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District (FCID) lost a lawsuit challenging the integrated management plans (IMPs) adopted by the Republican River Basin natural resources dis

Both the Dundy County and Lincoln County boards of equalization have appealed decisions by the Tax Equalization and Review Commission (TERC) declaring government-owned property used for augmentatio

Contributed
Mark Wendell with Wendell’s Irrigation Sales & Service of Grant received the 5-year PLUS Program Longevity Award from Reinke.

Reinke has recognized Mark Wendell with Wendell’s Irrigation Sales & Service, Inc. in Grant with a 5-year PLUS (Proven Leaders in Unmatched Service) Program Longevity Award.

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