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Plainsman Prints a positive spin on discipline

Plainsman Prints a positive spin on discipline

By Kara Cosentino Grant Tribune-Sentinel Safety, responsibility, and respect represent the three main expectations at the core of Perkins County Elementary School’s new Plainsman Prints reward system. Principal Nicole Long suggests the program offers a “positive spin” on discipline. Plai...

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In Brief

Grief Workshop: New Hope Church in Ogallala is holding a grief workshop Saturday, Feb. 6 beginning at 8:30. Please RSVP by today (Thursday, Feb. 4) if planning to attend.

Email Confirmation:
The Tribune appreciates news items submitted by email, and will always follow up with a reply. If you have submitted something by email, and have not gotten a reply, please follow up: 308-352-4311.

Military Plates:
Military plates are available at the Veterans Service Office at the Perkins County Courthouse. Call Stephanie at 352-7590 for more information.

Book Fair:
Perkins County Elementary School is holding a book fair Feb. 8-11. Shopping hours are: M: 3:30-4:30; T: 7:30-8 a.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m.; W: 3:30-5:30 p.m.  and Th: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Books may also be purchased online at www.scholastic.com/fair. All purchases help provide more books for classrooms and library.

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Three pounds of meth seized

A 9:05 p.m. traffic stop in Madrid Tuesday, Jan. 26, led to the felony arrest of two Lincoln County women and a citation issued to a Perkins County man. A third woman is being sought for questioning, Perkins...

Potatoes are a health food

Nancy Frecks Extension Educator Potatoes get a bad rap—some people call them fattening. Potatoes are not! The preparation method and the toppings certainly can be, but not the potato. The potato by itself...

Lempkes achieve Grand Builder level

Hill finds pageant a way to spread health message

By Russ Pankonin Grant Tribune-Sentinel Danielle Hill of Grant was among the top 10 finalists in the Miss Nebraska USA pageant held in Omaha Jan. 15-17. Hill said the pageant provided her with the...

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Wrestlers gain wins at two meets last week

Wrestlers gain wins at two meets last week

By Brooke Pankonin Grant Tribune-Sentinel The Perkins County wrestlers tallied up more wins this past week in Medicine Valley on Friday, Jan. 29 and Doniphan-Trumbull on Saturday, Jan. 30. Medicine...

Cougars take a bite out of the Plainsmen

Cougars take a bite out of the Plainsmen

By Samantha Goff Grant Tribune-Sentinel Traveling to Ovid, Colo. on Jan. 28, The Plainsmen played a game of ball against the Sedgwick County Cougars. Their loss in this match brings them to a record...

Lady Plainsmen fall to Sedgwick County Cougars

By Samantha Goff Grant tribune-Sentinel Thursday, Jan. 28, the Lady Plainsmen traveled to Ovid, Colo. where they took on the Sedgwick County Cougars. Coach Deanne Bishop reported that her team “gave...

Wallace wins in final minutes

By Ladonna Swedberg Tribune-Sentinel Correspondent Wallace traveled to Trenton last Friday to complete their involvement in the RPAC tournament. The way the tournament unfolded, the Wildcats were set...

Lady Wildcats suffer pair of RPAC losses

By Russ Pankonin Grant Tribune-Sentinel After defeating Maxwell in the opening round of the Republican Plains Activity Conference tournament, the Wallace Lady Wildcats found themselves on the short...

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Student of the Month

Student of the Month

January’s honor goes to Kemling Emily Kemling, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected as Senior of the Month for January 2016. She is the daughter of Troy and Jonette Kemling...

NPCC volleyball signs Gilg

The North Platte Community College Lady Knights volleyball team has signed Madi Gilg from Gothenburg to a national letter of intent for the 2016 season. Gilg, a 5’5” setter, played for the Gothenburg...

College Notes

Rosentrater and Franklin named to UNO Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists More than 3,500 students have been recognized for their academic achievements at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) during...

Perkins County School hosts speech meet

Perkins County High School hosted its 35th annual speech meet, which included participants from an area approximately one-third the size of the state. Speakers from Dundy County to McCook in the south,...

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Farmers share their on-farm research results

Farmers and agronomists, we invite you to attend our on-farm research update and familiarize yourself with one of the most amazing, most impacting programs Nebraska Extension has in its arsenal. On-Farm...

Hunters advised that link to Telecheck website has changed

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission would like to remind big game hunters that the link to the Telecheck website has changed. Telecheck may now be accessed at apps.outdoornebraska.gov/BgHarvest/. The...

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Pitching with Pritch

Trading one game for another Last weekend a couple of firsts for the Pritchett family. I missed maybe my first SPVA tournament in its entirety. Not a first round game, not a semifinal game, not a consolation...

What's Up?

Halfway through winter Well, we have burned through the first month of our new year and things are starting to heat up astronomically speaking, now we just have to wait for the weather to catch up. ...