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Class C1 No. 3 Ogallala hosts Class B No. 7 Alliance on Friday in western Nebraska gem

There’s just no beating Ogallala at Prairie View since their overnight transformation into one of the most tantalizing powers in the state. On Friday night, the undefeated, Class C1 No. 3 Indians and their loud, impassioned fans welcome yet another state-ranked opponent into Prairie View, where the


Lady Longhorns dominate in trio of wins

Tuesday’s SPVA win sends Chase Co. to semi finals against top seed. As the Lady Longhorns traveled to Kimball Tuesday for their first round SPVA tournament game, they were probably still smiling after tallying three big wins last week.


Plainsmen head to game five of SPVA competition Thursday

Last week the boys played two games before rolling into this week’s SPVA competition. Chase County and Wauneta-Palisade were last week’s opponents and the Plainsmen didn’t get the outcomes they were hoping for as they suffered two losses.


New members join Nebraska Community Foundation Board

Four community leaders were recently elected to the Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF) board of directors. Pam Abbott of Ogallala grew up in central Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a degree in education. Her life and career have involved a variety of education


Up-and-coming local star to appear at 2019 Cattleman's Ball

WAUNETA, Neb. -- An up-and-coming country music star, Lexi Larsen, has been booked as the opening night act for the 2019 Nebraska Cattlemen's Ball at the Wayne and Chris Krausnick Ranch west of Wauneta.


Water usage drops significantly: meters or moisture?

With the installation of water meters, 2018 saw Grant residents pay for specific water usage for the first time in the city’s history. Water usage for the year came in just over 112 million gallons, dropping by nearly 57.5 million gallons from 2017, and nearly 79.5 million gallons under the 2018 tar


Irish advance into SPVA semis

Perkins County wasn’t rendering an easy victory to St. Pat’s in Monday’s opening round of the SPVA Tournament at the McGahan Activities Center, but last year’s runner-up found a way.


Ogallala prevails over Cozad in clash of Top 10 teams

OGALLALA — The Indians walked out of Prairie View School with a resounding statement leaving fans standing long after the game on Friday. In front of a sold-out gymnasium and against unbeaten Class C1 No. 6 Cozad, No. 10 Ogallala willed their way to a lopsided 74-57 victory that settled the first in


New bill legalizing medical marijuana faces Nebraska state legislature

While states like Utah, New Mexico and Missouri have legalized medical marijuana in recent years, it seems like the Nebraska Unicameral may not do the same, but people like Sen. Anna Wishart think differently.


2019 Ogallala Dual Meet Results

OGALLALA, Neb. (KNOP) - The Ogallala Indians hosted the Ogallala Dual Meet at Prairie View this afternoon. Here are the results of the meet:


Officers for CNPPID Board elected, Rowe to serve as President

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors elected new officers at the first monthly meeting of 2019 on Thursday, Jan. 3.


Nebraska woman wins more than $40,000 in prizes on 'Price Is Right'

Friday morning on CBS’s “The Price Is Right,” Nebraskan Connie Kulwicki walked onto the stage, bid correctly all the way through her showcase and went home with more than $40,000 in prizes.


SPVA boys-first round: St. Pat’s beats Perkins County

North Platte St. Pat’s gutted out a 50-37 win over Perkins County on Monday in the first round of the South Platte Valley Association boys’ basketball tournament. The Irish (9-7) advance to play Bridgeport (12-2) in the semifinals on Thursday at 8 p.m. at North Platte Community College. Perkins Coun


Down payment and closing cost assistance offered by SWNCBC

Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation (SWNCBC), a non-profit organization located in Grant, currently has funding to provide down payment/closing cost assistance to first-time homebuyers using funding provided by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development.


Navarros welcome first baby of 2019

After choosing to travel from Imperial to Grant for prenatal care with Dr. Ruth Demmel, the Navarro family found themselves in the Perkins County spotlight last week when they welcomed their newborn son, the first baby born in Perkins County this year.


Kiss-the-pig, 3-point shooting part of Pink Out game events in Imperial

It’s anticipated to be a night of fun, and also some important fundraising, as Chase County hosts this year’s Pink Out games Thursday, Jan. 10. Perkins County High School will be in Imperial for the varsity games, when the girls’ team will don pink and white uniforms, and both boys’ and girls’ varsi


Basketball: Lady Irish thrash Perkins County

The North Platte St. Pat’s Lady Irish dominated an overmatched Perkins County team on Friday, 63-10, at the McGahan Activities Center. “I thought we did a great job of not playing sloppy and taking care of the ball,” St. Pat’s coach Nathan Stienike said. “We played really good basketball, especially