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  • Planting Pinnacle

      (L-R) Janae Gertsch, Anita Burge, and Mitchell Sestak all work to plant flowers on the north side of Pinnacle Bank in Grant on May 30 to beautify the outside of the bank. This will go along with the new additions the bank made last fall. (Photo by K...
  • Dental award recipient has local ties

    Deb Schardt, RDH, PHRDH received the 2014 Dental Hygienist of the Year award at the Nebraska Dental Hygienists Annual Session this spring. She is the daughter of Evelyn McGregor of Ogallala and the late Clifford McGregor. This award is given to a person ...
  • Midwest Musings

    Pow! Zap! Bam! Read! By Tim LinscottManaging Editor As a kid I remember the show ‘Reading Rainbow,’ with Levar Burton and Cap’n O.G. Readmore on the weekend specials. Even then I saw the irony of a television show encouraging kids to read. It just ...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    The Bread of Life By Pastor Russ GaarEvangelical Free Church, Grant Are you hungry?  I’m not asking if you’re hungry for supper, or for your favorite meal.  I’m asking if you’re hungry (meaning…you haven’t eaten for a day or more?) Much of...
  • New crop tech conference set in Sidney during June

    New Crop Technology Conference 2014 will bring University of Nebraska-Lincoln and industry experts to Sidney on June 12 to update agricultural producers on the latest research and information about proso millet, sunflower, pea, fenugreek, chicory, canola,...
  • Nebraska farm numbers lower

    Nebraska’s number of farms and ranches declined during 2013, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the State, at 49,600, was down 400 farms from 2012. Numbers of farms and ranches in Nebrask...
  • Free finance clinic to be held in North Platte

    Farmers and ranchers are invited to attend a free clinic in North Platte on Thursday, June 12. The clinics are one-on-one, not group sessions, and are confidential. The Farm Finance clinic provides a chance to meet with an experienced Ag law attorney and...
  • Perkins County School - Addition numbers discussed

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor ‘Measure twice, cut once’ is the mentality of the firm that is heading up the addition at Perkins County High School. School board president Shawn Turner said at the May 12 board meeting the firm, BD Construction of Kear...
  • Watershed concept in region starting

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor The concept of unity to give the region long-lasting water protection was discussed at the Nebraska Water Balance Alliance (NEWBA) meeting on May 22 in Ogallala. Ted Tietjen, Chairman, Republican River Restoration Pa...
  • Microburst strikes Madrid May 24

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor The heavy rains and severe weather that swirled around the region led to a bit of an anomaly in Madrid Saturday, May 24. Around 10 p.m. the Madrid Volunteer Fire Department responded to damage done by a microburst. I...
  • Memorial Day services held in county

      Memorial Day services were held in Grant, Madrid, Venango and Wallace on Monday, May 26....
  • Our Community's History

    Thrift Shoppe opens in Perkins County Senior Center   Ten Years AgoMay 27, 2004 Charlottie Wallin spent a 30-year career in service to agricultural producers around the area. Since 1977 she served as program technician for the Farm Service Agency, and ...
  • Love of outdoors turns into business for Grant family

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Aaron LaGrange grew up in Colorado and spent most of his time outdoors. An avid rock climber, LaGrange hoped to someday pass that knowledge and thrill of the outdoors on to his children. LaGrange and wife, Amanda, have...
  • Poppy Day in Grant

      Friday, May 23 was Poppy Day in Grant with businesses being visited by volunteers selling the hand-made poppy flowers as part of Memorial Day activities. Michelle Ross was one of the many locals who purchased a poppy to wear with Laura Dreiling and ...
  • Garage sales coming to Grant June 7

    The Grant city-wide garage sales will be held Saturday, June 7, starting at 8 a.m. Several chamber businesses, including Adams Bank and Trust, Valley Bank, Pinnacle Bank, Kwik Stop and In & Out will have maps available starting June 3 through June 7. ...
  • PCCFF donates to garden

      The community garden toward the north end of Grant is in its second season, with this year’s monetary support coming from the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund. Collaborating on the garden are the USDA/FSA Office and the Grant United Method...
  • A good day for a picnic

      John Long, far right, led the singing and flag waving at Westview Retirement Community in Grant on Saturday, May 24, as part of the picnic event held at the retirement home. The rain kept people inside visiting and eating a huge host of picnic foods...
  • Chamber spotlight: In & Out

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor On April 13, 2006 Amy and Kasey Kroeker purchased B&J’s convenience store from Bud and Jean McCullough and started down a path that Amy has said has been, ‘A huge blessing.’ “It gave me the opportunity to r...
  • Cannonball!

      Bruce Campbell had the honor of being the first kid in the pool on Monday, May 26, just minutes after the pool opened. It wasn’t long before the pool was full of patrons on opening day. (Photo by Tim Linscott)...
  • Faster benefit decisions for veterans

    By Laurie Jones S.S. District Manager We believe it is important to recognize those who currently serve in the military as well as those injured in the line of duty and consider it an honor and a duty to serve them. Carolyn W. Colvin, acting commissioner...