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Andi and Michael Lee grew up a mile down the road from one another, and will celebrate their 13-year anniversary in October.

Love stories in books and movies usually make relationships look pretty easy. In every good story there is typically a minor problem which almost certainly ends in a flawless resolution.

Bryce Anderson and Tim Pofahl have filed to run for mayor of the City of Grant. They join candidates Lisa Schmitt and Matt Greenwood.

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The Grant Lions Club held their annual pancake feed on Thursday, Feb. 9. Chairman Trent Patrick said around 250 were served with $2,300-2,400 raised and donations still coming in.

Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) will be offering Vaccines for Children on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Mid-Plains Community College and Region II Human Services are collaborating to offer a free suicide prevention training class on Monday, Feb. 19. The class will be from 6:30-8 p.m.

Zeb Lee reaches his 2-gallon mark while Red Cross staff member Lorna monitors him.

The Elsie/Madrid blood drive that was held Feb. 9, fell just short of its goal according to coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis.  


Coach Dustin Stodola, Carson Thelander, Jack Kennicutt, Beau Wood, Emilio Perez, Isaias Perez and Coach Todd Ford

Five Perkins County wrestlers placed in the top four at the D-4 district meet at North Platte St. Pat’s to qualify for the NSAA State Wrestling Championships. 

This week has been full of basketball.

Perkins County traveled to Chappell on Tuesday where the Lady Plainsmen competed in their final game of the regular season against the Creek Valley Storm. 

The seniors playing their last regular season basketball game this week are (l-r): Charles Johnson, Michael Beck, Jack Kohl, and Joshua Johnston. Not pictured: Tyson Patrick. 

The 11-7 Perkins County Plainsmen traveled to Chappell to play the 8-8 Creek Valley Storm on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

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Senior Helena Arvizo moves the ball toward the basket past the Hitchcock County Falcon defender.

The Lady Wildcats added a win and a loss to their record in their final regular season games last week against McPherson County and Hitchcock County.

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Logan Rosentrater, a Wallace senior, takes the ball to the hoop as McPherson County’s No. 42 Garrett Neal goes up to defend.

The basketball season is winding down for Wallace, and the Wildcats made a couple of road trips for last week’s games. Thursday, Feb.


Lance Steffen, Perkins County Schools athletic director, social studies teacher, head football coach and head girls basketball coach, has accepted a social studies teaching and football coaching po

Hannah Beck and Kaitlyn Gamble of Grant and Alexandria Lundvall of Wallace are among more than 5,100 students who have been named to the dean’s list/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at

Sarah Cockerill’s radon poster placed first in Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department’s radon poster contest in the age 13-14 division. 

Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) recently announced their ninth annual local radon poster contest winners.  

Ag & Business

Last week NCORPE was in the spotlight again. Senator Groene of North Platte introduced two bills that were heard in the Natural Resources Committee. 

Area farm operators and agronomists will want to attend the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research results update meeting in Grant Tuesday, Feb. 27.

It’s the start of a new year, and we at Perkins County Farm Service Agency want to help you get a head start now on your FSA farm business needs for this growing season.

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