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Stumpf Wheat Center now open

Stumpf Wheat Center now open

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Let the work begin... The Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center just outside of Grant officially opened on June 23 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and hosted a West Central Water and Crops Field Day to begin the process of becoming a hub for agricul...

“Prayer in the Park” new to Fourth of July event

An additional event is coming to the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July celebration this Saturday. “Prayer at the Park” will be held from 4:30-5 p.m. at the bandshell in the Grant City Park. Music and prayer will highlight the event and all denominations are welcome to attend. ...

City council approves blight study

Process of adding housing to Grant continues By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Tax Increment Financing (TIF) can be a confusing issue for some, according to Jeff Ray of JEO Consulting Group in Omaha. Ray has been providing information on TIF and blight and sub-standard studies to municipalitie...

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In Brief

ARMOR COAT MAP: A map of Grant streets that will be armor coated soon appears on Page 3. There is no parking on streets during work. Specific dates will be posted at the Post Office.

OFFICE CLOSED FRIDAY The Grant Tribune-Sentinel office will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 6.

MAKE A WIND CHIME: All children ages 5-18 are invited to make a wind chime for a silent auction at the Perkins County Fair. Entries will be accepted on Wed., July 29, 9-11 at the PC Fairgrounds exhibit building.

FUNDS COLLECTED: Donations from the public are now being accepted at each of the banks in Perkins County, as well as the Barber Pole in Grant, for the upcoming fireworks display or on Saturday night.

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Memorial given in honor of Ruby Porter

Memorial given in honor of Ruby Porter

A memorial gift was given to Westview Retirement Community in memory of Ruby Porter on Saturday, June 27. Ruby’s daughters (Back row: l-r): Gailya Cooper, Pam Seiler, Janni Rahn and Donna Mayer, presented...

Malmkars attend Rodeo Bible Camp

Malmkars attend Rodeo Bible Camp

The 10th annual Platte Valley Rodeo Bible Camp was held June 10-13 in Julesburg, Colo. This year’s RBC theme “GOD>i” was taken from John 3:30 “He must become more, I must become less”....

Ready for the Fourth

  Perkins County High School cheerleader Alicia Hastings, right, helps Zeke Lee look for a good deal on fireworks. The PCS cheerleaders had their annual stand in downtown Grant in preparation for...

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Summer teams celebrated

Summer teams celebrated

This year’s swim team consists of (Front row, l-r): Tavyn Lutz, Jacqueline Gloy, Meredith Gloy, Alexa Noyes, Savannah Schmitt, Madelyn Ingold, Juels Lyon. Back row: Casey Uehling, Austin Lutz, Ethan...

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Rowley attends Jr. Law Cadet Program

Rowley attends Jr. Law Cadet Program

Every year, high school juniors from each of The American Legion’s 14 Districts in Nebraska are chosen to participate in the Junior Law Cadet Program. Sam Rowley from Grant was one of those chosen to...

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NAWMN can help family farms in the region

By Strahinja Stepanovich UNL Extension Educator Contribute to your farming community by joining the Nebraska Ag Water Management Network (NAWMN). NAWMN is a collaborative group of farmers, crop consultants,...

FSA Scoop

It has been a very trying spring with many weather related issues, but by now most producers are either done planting or have decided it is time to give up and put the planter away.  But there is still...

Helser animals win top spots at national show

Animals raised by Trace Helser, a junior at Chase County Schools in Imperial, took several top spots at the National Junior Chianina and Maine-Anjou Heifer Show June 19-25 in Springfield, Ill. One of Helser's...

WCNDD recognizes outstanding contributions

West Central Nebraska Development District (WCNDD) held its annual meeting Wednesday in Curtis at the Storm’s Curtis Cattle Company. The annual event featured a tour of Nebraska College of Technical...

State crop conditions report released

For the week ending June 28, 2015, rainfall of one inch or more was recorded in portions of north central Nebraska as well as southeastern areas, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics...

Online farmers’ market database available

Farm photo contest open to children five to 13

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Summer music series to entertain in North Platte

The Fort Cody Summer Music Series are underway, and will continue through the summer each Thursday night through August 13.  The concerts are held in the stockade at the Fort Cody Trading Post in North...

NEWSBOYS signed for state fair Christian concert

Since arriving on the scene from their native Australia, the NEWSBOYS have taken Christian music by storm.  The NEWSBOYS will be appearing at the Nebraska State  Fair on Thursday, September 3, at 7:30pm....

Photographers being summoned to help Nebraska celebrate anniversary

Hildegard Center for the Arts, in partnership with the Nebraska Tourism Commission and the Nebraska State Historical Society, is sponsoring a statewide “Call to Photographers,” now through January...

Huey Lewis and The News to rock state fair

The heart of rock-n-roll is still beating. One of America’s great rock & roll bands, Huey Lewis & The News performs on Friday, Sept. 4 at the Nebraska State Fair.   Tickets are available right...