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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.

Dodgeball tournament to bring area firefighters together for good cause

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. 

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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. 

Every second counts: Plan 2 ways out

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?

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

Perkins County receives dividend check

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


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