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PCS receives $3,000 donation

PCS receives $3,000 donation

  On Feb. 17 the Perkins County School Board received a check for $3,000 from the Perkins County Youth Wrestling organization. The funds were raised from the annual youth tournament held at Perkins County High School and will be utilized toward new wrestling mats. Shawn Turner, right, Perkin...

Tribune-Sentinel celebrates Youth Art Month with special promotion

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor March is Youth Art Month, and in celebration of the benefits of art with future generations, the Grant Tribune-Sentinel is kicking off a unique promotion. Throughout the month of March, advertisements of area businesses will be seen throughout the paper drawn by ...

Supreme Court sides with Nebraska

State still liable for $5.5 million settlement By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican “This is a huge win for Nebraska.” That’s how Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) Manager Jasper Fanning described the opinion released by the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday morning. In a s...

March 10 date set for URNRD hearing on chemigation, electric flow meters

By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican Farmers and other members of the public will get the opportunity to offer their input Tuesday, March 10 on a proposal by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) to increase chemigation permit fees and allow electronic flow meters. The hearin...

Board sends message about communication

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Things could be worse, however, the Perkins County School Board does not want to take any portion of the new school addition lightly. At the February PCS board meeting, board members reviewed monthly bills and claims as usual. However, one bill in particular led ...

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In Brief

SMOKER: The Elsie Legion and Elsie Fire Department’s annual smoker will be Friday, March 20 at 6 p.m. at the Elsie Fire Hall. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy lamb fries, all you can eat.

INFO ON PEAS: An informational meeting on growing yellow field peas as an alternative crop will be at the Perkins County Fairgrounds in Grant on Thursday, March 5 at 9 a.m. The meeting is being sponsored by Agriforce Seed. For more information, call Steve Tucker at 308-289-4853.

FIRE MEETING:
The annual meeting of the Elsie Fire Protection District will be on Tuesday, March 10, at 8 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Elsie Fire Hall. Everyone is invited to attend.

SENTINEL HOURS: The Tribune-Sentinel is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and 8 a.m.-noon on Wednesdays.



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Annual hunt yields over $1,100

Annual hunt yields over $1,100

  By Nora Jameson Contributing Writer The 2015 coyote hunt was a success, despite early morning fog and afternoon snow hampering visibility. Thirty teams of two people each managed to bag 13 coyotes....

Wallace locals attend fire school

Brian Banks, Lynn Swanson and Tom Tobiasson of the Wallace Fire Department were among about 200 individuals who attended the 23rd Annual Mid-Winter Fire School on Feb. 15 at Holdrege High School. The school...

Diabetic support group to meet

Feb Topic: sugar substitutes A diabetic support group will meet Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Grant United Methodist Church at 5th and Warren St. in Grant. The group will will discuss the topic...

Elsie seniors celebrate

    The Elsie Seniors held their monthly luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 17 at the Elsie Legion Hall. The catered meal consisted of chicken noodle soup and deli wraps. Celebrating February birthdays were...

Senior Center Menus

Perkins County Senior Center, Grant      Feb. 26-March 4 Thur: Runza, peas & carrots Fri: Ham, hash brown casserole, Oriental blend Mon: Chicken fried steak, mashed potato/gravy, green beans Tues:...

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Pitching with Pritch

Seeing a top h.s. team By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist If you had a chance to see the number one high school team in the nation and could do that by traveling to Grand Island, would you make the...

Cook picks up win at state

Cook picks up win at state

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Sophomore Kiffen Cook of Perkins County picked up a win and made a lifetime of memories at the state wrestling tournament in Omaha on Feb. 19-20. Cook faced returning...

PCS in tight game against Hershey

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Perkins County Plainsmen have been on a bit of a hot streak as of late, but went up against an equally hot shooting Bridgeport team on Feb. 20. The Bulldogs defeated...

Lady Plainsmen end season against NPSP

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A little extra pep in their step allowed North Platte St. Pat’s girls basketball team to defeat the Perkins County girls basketball team in sub-district action on Feb....

Wildcats host Creek Valley in final home game of season

  By LaDonna Swedberg Contributing Writer The Wallace boys basketball team played their final regular season game on their home court last Friday night (Feb. 20) when they hosted Creek Valley....

Lady Wildcats split pair of games last week

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Robotics team gives strong showing at state competition

Robotics team gives strong showing at state competition

  by Becky Uehling Staff Writer The Perkins County School’s Robotics Team produced a strong showing Saturday during the state robotics competition. They also grew as a team. Out of the 45 Nebraska...

Perkins County Science Club places fourth at state

Perkins County Science Club  places fourth at state

  The Perkins County High School Science Club finished fourth in the state at the Nebraska Science Bowl. The contest was held Feb. 14 at Wayne State College. The contest is an All-Class event featuring...

Local students place at Inter-High Day

Scholarships awarded by NPCC Perkins County and Wallace Schools participated in North Platte Community College’s 48th annual Inter-High Day on Feb. 18. Approximately 500 students from 28 schools across...

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Farming Evolution promotes healthy soil practices

By Isaac Kreider Holyoke Enterprise More than 280 individuals gathered at the Phillips County Event Center for the fourth annual Farming Evolution workshops Feb. 12-13, presented by the local Natural...

Planning & Zoning News

Housing data for Perkins County By Dennis Demmel Comp. Plan Committee Editor’s Note: The following is one of a series of articles on the highlights of the Comprehensive Plan of Perkins County, adopted...

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50 Shades of Me

I love my littles By Brooke Pankonin In pondering a column topic, I panicked a bit upon realizing the publication to wish Tayvin a happy birthday had passed. She turned eight on Sunday. I mentioned...

From the Pulpit

A young boy’s bad day By Pastor Wayne Pick Trinity Lutheran Church "Death has been swallowed up in victory.” - 1 Corinthians 15:54 When I feel down in the dumps, I think about a book I once read....