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Wine time

  Dr. Danielle Hill demonstrates a chiropractic treatment on CB, the featured adoption pet at the annual Perkins County Animal Shelter wine tasting event on April 11.

Fate of girls golf a numbers game

PCS examining program By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Like college programs, the success of a sports team depends on recruiting.     The same can be said for the girls golf program at Perkins County High School. At the last Perkins County School Board meeting, Paige Reichert, spoke to the ...

PCSO warns of tax scam

The Perkins County’s Sheriff’s Office has been getting numerous phone calls concerning an IRS scam. If any citizen gets a call from someone claiming to be from the IRS and is asked to either pay by phone or be arrested, they should be careful not to give them any personal information. Anyone...

All-aboard!

All-aboard!

A week-long series of events celebrating public transportation culminated on April 11 with an open house for Perkins County Public Transport at the Perkins County Senior Center. Weekly, approximately 180-200 people ride the bus, where they are picked up, dropped off at 25 different sites, for 1...

Meeting in Madrid highlights lawsuit

Meeting in Madrid highlights lawsuit

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Ten people attended an informational meeting in Madrid on April 10 concerning a suit against a major agriculture company. Jacob Hecker of Kansas City and Lyle Koenig of Beatrice, facilitated the meeting in regard to a suit involving GMO corn. The meeting was n...

Traveling Vietnam Wall in Imperial next week

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican People will get the rare opportunity to see The Vietnam Traveling Wall when it comes to Imperial next week, April 22-26. The effort is being spearheaded by the Imperial Chamber of Commerce and Imperial VFW Post 4688 and its auxiliary. Organizer Jana Pribb...

Tribune makes Youth Art Month donation to PCS

Tribune makes Youth Art Month donation to PCS

On April 13 Becky Uehling (middle, left) of the Grant Tribune-Sentinel presented Perkins County Elementary art teacher Nicole Long and PCS fourth graders with a check for $200. The money was a portion of the cost of Youth Art Month ads created by PCS fourth and fifth graders and sold to area bu...

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In Brief

Public Transit Week: April 6-11 is Nebraska Public Transit Week. The public is invited to an open house, hosted by Perkins County Public Transportation, on Saturday, April 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Perkins County Senior Center in Grant. Refreshments will be served and information given about public transportation. All are welcome to attend.

Corn Meeting: A town hall meeting will take place at the Little Country Kitchen in Madrid on Friday, April 10, at 8:30 a.m. MT. The topic of the meeting will be the issue of China rejecting more than 5 million tons of U.S. corn. All farmers who grew or sold corn in the past two years are encouraged to come to this informational meeting. The meeting is not concerning any class action lawsuit. See an ad on page 8 of this week’s edition for more information.

Youth Art Ads:
This week’s issue will be the last week that ads created by Perkins County fourth and fifth graders will be featured in the newspaper. The Tribune-Sentinel thanks all of the businesses and kids who took part in this Youth Art Month activity. A total of 35 ads were displayed in the newspaper. Ten percent of each ad sold was designated to be donated back to the school, with the amount totaling $200.

Legion Steak Fry: The Venango American Legion steak fry will be held Saturday, April 11, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Venango Legion Hall in Venango.

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Resolution to allow voters to extend legislative term limits dies

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Nebraska voters will not get to vote on whether to extend the term limits for Nebraska state senators in the 2016 election. On Monday, LR7 failed to advance...

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Pitching with Pritch

College ball still exciting By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist Last week the NCAA National Championship games were played in both the Men’s and Women’s Division one classifications. Duke of course...

PCS athletes showcase talent at home

PCS athletes showcase talent at home

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The E. Lee Todd Invitational in Grant annually brings a wide array of track talent from throughout the region to test Perkins County athletes to their fullest....

Golfers at DCS Invite on April 7

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Finishing third at the Dundy County-Stratton Golf Invite on April 7 gave the Perkins County Plainsmen a good view of how the season is going to shake out. PCS finished...

Wildcats on the road at DC-S Invite

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Continuing to pick up momentum and define their roles on the track and field are the Wallace Wildcat track athletes. The Wildcats were at the Dundy County-Stratton...

Bowling News

Bowling Bags Week of April 2 High Game Melinda Nielsen - 209 Lori Wortman - 190 Alicia O’Gorman - 186 High Series Melinda Nielsen - 535 Bernie DeForest - 511 Lori Wortman - 489

Stewart honored for years as coach

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PCS Quiz Bowl squad district runner-up

PCS Quiz Bowl squad district runner-up

On Tuesday, April 7 the PC High School Quiz Bowl Team competed at Sutherland in the ESU 16 District Quiz Bowl Tournament.   The 14 schools competing included Arthur County, Brady, Hershey, Mullen,...

Swedberg recognized At Nebraska Young Artist Awards Day

Swedberg recognized At Nebraska Young Artist Awards Day

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts held its Nebraska Young Artist Awards on April 8. The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students...

College Notes

Lundvall named High Scholar Alexandria Lundvall of Wallace is among more than 1,800 UNL students who were honored during the All-University Honors Convocation April 12 at the Lied Center for Performing...

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Monsanto executive giving lecture April 21

Monsanto executive giving lecture April 21

World Food Prize Laureate will speak at 3:30 p.m. at UNL Monsanto Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley will speak at the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2014-2015 season...

Area residents elected to leadership council

The Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council recently elected new officers and board members during its annual meeting. Newly elected officers are chairman of the board Terry Schutte of Lincoln, vice chair...

NCORPE compact compliance operations cease

The NCORPE augmentation project in Lincoln County has ceased Republican River Compact compliance operations for 2015, having prevented an irrigation shutdown on approximately 300,000 acres in the Republican...

Dolezal attends training

Michael Dolezal, Perkins County weed superintendent, recently attended the Nebraska Weed Control Association spring training, held at the Ramada Inn, Kearney on April 1-2, with the theme “Gearing up...

Changes in Perkins County Farms

By Debbie Osler Comprehensive Plan Committee Member Editor’s Note: The following is one of a series of articles on the highlights of the Comprehensive Plan of Perkins County, adopted in 2013. The...

Wheat Board announces two openings

USDA grant provides opportunities for ag producers and small businesses

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Another Perspective

Easter brings anticipation of new life By Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher Easter weekend was packed with a tremendous punch this year. That Saturday marked 31 years since I joined the amazing ranks of...

From the Pulpit

Jesus brought joy and peace By Pastor Huran Gatobu Wallace UMC God is good all the time. As we continue with Easter season, the scriptures remind us of what Jesus told his disciples before leaving...

Hughes' Views

Budget in the works By Dan Hughes Senator We are two-thirds of the way through the 104th legislature first session. We’ve had 85 bills approved by the governor, 25 bills killed and six bills withdrawn....

Talk to graduates about sexual assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  This year’s campaign focuses on sexual assaults on college campuses.   As many as one in five women are sexually assaulted in college (Krebs, Lindquist,...

Cogitation

High school and college years were blessed By Jo McCormick Hello there. How about some events of a lighter variety in my high school years? There are some very enjoyable memories of God’s blessings...

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