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  • Staff changes coming to Tribune-Sentinel

    by Lori PankoninCo-Publisher Staff changes at the Grant Tribune-Sentinel moved into full gear with the recent resignations of News Editor Tim Linscott and 20-year employee Shari Friedel. “It’s always a concern to take enough time to get the right...
  • HomeTown is fourth at tournament

    On July 3 at Hershey the HomeTown Agency Pony Boys squad was fourth in the league tournament. Team members were (Front row, l-r): Lane Nolt, Mason Toner, Jackson Wykert, Kyson Dilsaver, Landon Noyes. Middle row: Will Long, Oscar Boldt, Dawson Tjaden, Ma...
  • Grant Pony girls finish third

    The Quality Diesel Girls Pony softball team finished third at the Tri-County League tournament in Wallace on July 2. As the sixth seed, the team defeated the third seed, Wallace, in the opening round, lost to Imperial in the semi-finals and then defeate...
  • Wallace wins Tri-County League

    On June 20 Wallace Junior softball team won the Tri-County League tournament held in Paxton. The team ended the season undefeated. The team includes (Front row, l-r): Coach Ben Widener, Mia Long, Emily Kennicutt, Natalie Marquardt, Hannah Fisher and Coa...
  • Wheat harvest begins

    Miles Lagler, 16, of Grant was hard at work Monday afternoon cutting wheat on his family’s farm northwest of Grant. He wasn’t alone as many farmers in the county started harvest on or a little after July 6. Average weights and moisture were similar ...
  • Safes removed from courthouse

      By Becky UehlingStaff Writer The Perkins County Treasurer’s office at the courthouse in Grant has two fewer safes thanks to the help of Ken’s Construction. Taking advantage of the window replacement project going on now at the courthouse, the...
  • European music trip makes memories

    Sixteen days in June provided the opportunity of a lifetime for 249 Nebraska Ambassadors of Music, which included 28 staff, 176 students and 45 adults, touring seven European countries. Four Perkins and Keith County students, Josie Osler, Amanda Reiche...
  • Twists and turns in life never stop

    By Tim Linscott Life has a strange way of twisting and turning you around. Almost two years ago I arrived in Grant with the mission to improve an already stellar paper and I hope, in a small way, I have accomplished my mission. Life takes you in new twis...
  • Parenting is not for the weak

    By Brooke Pankonin If you’re not new around here, you might be starting to figure me out a little. In that regard, any guesses how the 31 beginner babysteps are going? I didn’t make it to day two. Come on. Who dries out their sink after every time th...
  • Bremmer hopes invention will change the world

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor From a single seed of an idea an acre of innovation can grow. For Martin Bremmer of Venango, an idea he had in the 1980s has now grown into a potentially huge idea that he hopes will revolutionize agriculture. A self-procla...
  • From Madrid to Madrid

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Natalia Marin-Sancho was in Madrid, Neb., on July 6 to make a change. Marin-Sancho, a documentary filmmaker and artist, of Madrid, Spain, is filming a documentary in every town named Madrid in the United States. After r...
  • Fun run kicks off Fourth at Grant City Park

      Ninety-eight-year-old Dorothy Meyer and friend Rosa Cornelius approach the finish line in the mile walk/run held at the Grant City Park Saturday, July 4. The event, which offered a mile run as well as a 5K, started off a fun-filled day for those w...
  • Law enforcement contract signed by city, county

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor After several discussions and a contract revision, the City of Grant and the Perkins County Commissioners have agreed to a law enforcement contract. The contract will lay the groundwork for a Community Service Officer (CS...
  • County joins Crimestoppers

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Criminals be warned, Tri County Crimestoppers is looking for you. Perkins County has joined with Keith and Deuel counties to form a Crimestoppers unit that will be sweeping the media in order to catch criminals. Cash rewa...
  • NUMB riders travel area helping those in need

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor There wasn’t major construction on Highway 61 last Wednesday, July 1, but traffic was slowed a bit for a good cause. The Nebraska United Methodist Bike Ride for Hunger (NUMB) had 138 cyclists from all over the Unite...
  • Local pantry in need of supplies quickly

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A thermometer and a microwavable dinner. For some families in Perkins County, that is all they have to rely on for a meal. These families rely on the Perkins County Food Pantry, sponsored by the Perkins County Ministe...
  • Rotary district governor visits Grant

    Nebraska Rotary District Governor for District 5630, Don Peterson of Kearney, stopped by the Grant Rotary Club meeting on July 1 to discus a variety of topics, including the current movement in Rotary in the United States in growing membership. Curren...
  • One vehicle roll-over

    On Tuesday, June 30 the Perkins County Sheriff and Venango Volunteer Fire Department responded to a one vehicle roll-over accident near Venango. A sheriff’s report was not available as of press time....
  • A picture of a lifetime

      Grant resident Janet Huff, front, center in the crowd, and her son, Zac, left of her, were in the right place at the right time during a recent concert at Nebraskaland Days in North Platte. On June 27, Huff and her son stood in the hot sun for two h...
  • Organization ready to help purchase school clothes; applications sought

    Applications can be picked up at the Grant Tribune-Sentinel Office, the food pantry, or any of the churches in Perkins County The organization L2 For Kids is gearing up for another year of helping purchase new school clothes for low-income children in P...