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Going once...going twice...sold!

Going once...going twice...sold!

  A public auction was held on March 29 for the property that sits next to Perkins County High School and was sold for $11,000, according to school officials. The home must be moved by June 1 in order to make way for an addition coming to the high school. (Photo by Tim Linscott)

Board discusses offerings, schedules

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor It may be a can of worms he is opening, but it is a can the Perkins County School Board feels needs to be opened. School board member Jayson Bishop pondered the question at the March school board meeting, “Are there too many offerings for activities with the numbe...

Excitement building for April 16 release of ‘Heaven’ movie

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican In less than a week, the nationwide opening of the “Heaven is for Real” movie arrives. The fact that the Imperial Theatre is one of the theatres that acquired the film for its opening day release on April 16 is bringing some of the national anticipation h...

Animal shelter wine tasting event set for April 26

Animal shelter wine tasting event set for April 26

Come enjoy an evening of food, wine, visiting, and help support the county’s no-kill shelter. By Jan Rahn Tribune Staff Mark the calendar for an upcoming fun and worthwhile event when the Perkins County Animal Shelter hosts their annual wine tasting event. The public is invited to take part...

Bremmer enters county race for District 3 commissioner

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Entering the District 3 Perkins County Commissioners race is Martin Bremmer of Venango. Bremmer, a Republican, filed last week for the position in the general election as a write-in candidate. Incumbent commissioner Steve Tucker will face off against Ted Deaver in...

Time running out on Christensen’s priority bill

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   After looking over Tuesday’s agenda for the Legislature, Sen. Mark Christen- sen said time’s running out on getting his priority bill passed this session. LB 390 would remove the power under the Emergency Act, that allows the Governor to suspend ...

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In Brief

Fish fry set
for April 11
The annual fish fry hosted by Knights of Columbus is set for Friday, April 11 from 5-7 p.m. at Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant. Adults $7, children $5, under five years free.

 

Sidewalk sale and flea market set
CaSh Creek & more is holding a sidewalk sale/flea market Saturday, April 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at 208 E. Hwy 23, Grant. Bring items to sell if desired. Call 352-6264 for more information.

 

Easter break dates released
Perkins County Schools grades K-12 will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, and there will be no school Friday, April 18 or Monday, April 21.

 

Attn: Election candidates
Candidates for the May 13 Primary will soon be receiving questionnaires which need to be returned to the Tribune by Monday April 21. Please return a photo with the questionnaire or stop in the newspaper office to get one taken.

 

Health fair postponed
The annual Perkins County Health Services Health Fair originally scheduled to take place in May has been postponed until this fall. Watch for details in future issues.

 

Library to host open house
National Library Week April 14-19 will be celebrated at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant with refreshments and silent auction. Proceeds from gift baskets donated by the Library Foundation will go toward the summer reading program.

 

Grant to host egg hunt
The annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will be held in Grant City Park on Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. The Easter Bunny will be there at 10:30 a.m. for photos.

 

Visual support group to meet
The visually impaired peer support group will met Wednesday, April 16 at Westview in Grant.  

 

Madrid egg hunt April 19
The Madrid Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 19 at 9:30 a.m. at Madrid Park.

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Easter services announced

Grant Zion Lutheran Church April 17, 7 p.m. - Maundy Thursday service April 18, 7 p.m. - Good Friday service April 20, 7 a.m. - Easter sunrise service and breakfast   Mother of Sorrows Catholic...

Adopt-a-Doc ceremony held

Adopt-a-Doc ceremony held

  National Doctor Day was Sunday, March 30.  Perkins County Health Services promoted the week with an event called “Adopt-a-Doc.” Employees had the option of signing up to participate.  Those...

Chamber honors business

  The Perkins County Chamber of Commerce unveiled a new traveling trophy as part of the spotlight business of the month. The first recipient of the trophy was Hometown Agency. The award was given...

‘Coffee with a Forester’ April 26

The Grant Tree Board invites the community to a ‘Coffee with a Forester’ workshop on Saturday, April 26 at the community room at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant at 10 a.m. in celebration of Arbor...

‘Detours of Life’ April 16

“Detours of Life” is the theme of the Ogallala/Grant Women’s Connection gathering on Wednesday April 16 at Westview Retirement Community at 1 Westview Drive in Grant. The afternoon’s festivities...

Tanks for Thanks at FVC

Scouting for food

Burritos and a song

Food program gets a boost

A helping hand

Reserve a spot in the “People’s Garden”

Art Society hosting show in Ogallala

Women’s Connection to gather at Westview April 16

‘A chocolate life’ coming to Brule

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Pitching with Pritch

UConn prevails over Kentucky By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS activities director It is late Monday night and one NCAA Basketball Championship is decided and another one will be decided tomorrow night....

PCS athletes set several personal bests

PCS athletes set several personal bests

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Perkins County High School track season is still young but several personal bests were scored at the Ed Moore Invite in Ogallala on Saturday. The boys track...

Wildcats attend Booster Invite

By Elizabeth Strand Wallace High School track coach The Wallace Wildcats competed at the Sutherland Booster Club Invite Saturday, April 5.   There were 12 teams at the meet; Minden, North Platte St....

Golfers swing into action

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Perkins County high school boys golf team have completed two events, a dual at Chappell with Creek Valley and a triangular at Bayside against Garden County and South...

Curtis named to SPVA honorable mention list

Perkins County High School junior Mariah Curtis was named to the South Platte Valley Association honorable mention list for girls basketball. Mariah Curtis led the Lady Plainsmen with 8.4 points per game...

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State speech medalists

State speech medalists

  Perkins County High School had four medalists at the state speech competition on March 27-28. Those bringing home medals were, from left to right, Alyssa Young, fourth in poetry; Jakelynn Broeder,...

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FSA Scoop

Public info meeting planned By Teri Moss County Executive Director County FSA Program Meetings The Perkins County Farm Service Agency will be holding a public information meeting April 15th to cover...

Bill backed by Farm Bureau signed into law

Nebraska farmers and ranchers can look forward to regulatory relief in the area of farm truck regulations thanks to the passage of a bill supported by Nebraska Farm Bureau. Gov. Dave Heineman signed...

Nebraska Ag by the numbers

www.nefb.org Cash receipts from farm marketings contributed over $17 billion to Nebraska’s economy in 2010 and 5.5 percent of the U.S. total. Nebraska’s ten leading commodities (in order of importance)...

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Midwest Musings

At least it isn’t a 1959 Bel-Air By Timothy Linscott Managing Editor Walking down the street the other day I thought I saw a mirage. I came across Lisa Jones and Monica Poppe standing by a group...