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Recycling arrangement finalized

Recycling arrangement finalized

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The city and county are in agreement on the use of the recycling center in Grant at First and Hancock streets. The city signed the inter-local agreement on March 24 and the county signed April 6 at the county commissioner meeting. In February Grant City ...

Counties talk dispatch merger

By Jordan Shearer Keith County News On Wednesday, April 8, the Keith County Board of Commissioners discussed the possibility of taking over the 911 dispatching services for Perkins County with its Sheriff, Jim Brueggeman.   Brueggeman approached the Keith County board about the possibility, sa...

Elna Johnson named first woman  Master Editor-Publisher in Nebraska

Elna Johnson named first woman Master Editor-Publisher in Nebraska

  By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican Elna Johnson, longtime co-publisher of The Imperial Republican, received the Nebraska Press Association’s (NPA) highest honor Friday when she was named Master Editor-Publisher. She received the award in front of her peers at the Nebraska Press C...

SWNCBC reminds of housing rights

The Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation (SWNCBC) wants all Nebraskans to understand their fair housing rights. The Fair Housing Act makes discrimination in the sale, rental and advertising in housing unlawful, and assures that citizens are treated equally. It prohibits housing di...

Tribune-Sentinel wins awards

The Grant Tribune-Sentinel won 24 awards at the Nebraska Press Association’s Better Newspaper contest of 2014. Results of Nebraska’s best daily and weekly newspapers were revealed April 18 at the Nebraska Press Association’s annual banquet, held in Lincoln. The Tribune-Sentinel was first in ...

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In Brief

ARBOR DAY: To celebrate Arbor Day, the Grant Tree Board will give a presentation on trees to the children who attend the after-school program at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant Thurs., April 23, (today) at 4 p.m. The public is also invited to come and learn about trees.  

LIVESTOCK JUDGING:
4-Hers interested in livestock judging are asked to attend a meeting on May 5 at the Madrid Community Center starting at 4 p.m. The meeting will be in preparation for competition at the Hayes Center 4-H and FFA Livestock Judging contest that will take place May 12. Contact Jay Nordhausen (308-289-1548) with any livestock judging questions.

POPPY DAY:
Poppies will be sold by Madrid and Grant veteran auxiliaries during the month of May. Madrid will be in their community May 1 after 2 p.m., and Grant on May 15.

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PCHS awards employees at banquet

PCHS awards employees at banquet

  At its annual banquet held Friday, April 17, Perkins County Health Services leadership awarded honors to several of its employees for their years of service. Employees reaching five years included...

Parks and Rec program shaping up for 2015

By Becky Uehling Staff Writer With the weather warming up, city officials are busy preparing infrastructure for outdoor recreation activities, while new director Renee Seiler is busy preparing the quality...

First communion held

  On April 12, the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant had five students receive the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. They included, from left to right, Carson Coats, Jake Deaver, Maddox Lee,...

A great time to plant a tree...

Arbor Day, the last Friday in April, is a holiday established in the state of Nebraska. It happens to be the time of year that is ideal planting time. In celebration of Arbor Day, the Grant Tree Board...

Perkins County Pipeline

Grant Legion Auxiliary news Grant Legion Auxiliary Unit  No. 40 met at Westview April 14. President Loretta Armbruster called the meeting to order. Reenie Mercier had the program on Memorial Day facts....

Traveling Vietnam Wall in Imperial next week

National Library Week recognized at Hastings Memorial Library

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Plainsmen on a roll...

Plainsmen on a roll...

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Perkins County boys’ golf squad is picking up steam and cutting strokes as the season progresses. On April 16 the team was second at the Hershey Invite,...

Curtis of PCS named to All-Star squad

Perkins County senior Mariah Curtis has been selected for this year’s Cambridge Community School Organization’s 31st annual All-Star basketball game. Curtis will compete on the West squad. The event...

Bowling News

Week of April 9 High Game Karla Eddie - 225 Sue Baker - 197 Denise Barrett - 187 High Series Karla Eddie - 525 Sue Baker - 508 Amanda Christensen - 500 Week of April 16 High Game Diane Stevenson...

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Perkins County students attend State FCCLA

Perkins County students attend State FCCLA

  Twelve members of the Perkins County High FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Chapter attended the FCCLA State Leadership Conference and STAR Competition, April 12, 13 and 14,...

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UNL president at Stumpf Wheat Center

UNL president at Stumpf Wheat Center

  Newly appointed President of the University of Nebraska, Dr. Hank Bounds, was in Grant on April 14 visiting the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center. Only a handful of locals were invited...

Annual banquet celebrates PCS FFA

Annual banquet celebrates PCS FFA

  The annual Perkins County High School FFA banquet was held in Grant on April 17. Incoming officers of the PCS FFA chapter recognized were (Front row, l-r): Amanda Reichert, vice-president; Madison...

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50 Shades of Me

Newspaper legacy lives on Brooke Pankonin Tribune Office Manager This past weekend I attended my second Nebraska Press Association (NPA) convention, third if you count when I attended at the age of...

From the Pulpit

Let Jesus in to make sense of the chaos By Pastor Huran Gatobu Wallace UMC God is good all the time. As we think of the resurrection stories of Jesus, Luke 24:13-32 tells about two of Jesus followers...