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  • Demmel retires from Planning Commission after 17 years

    Demmel retires from Planning Commission after 17 years By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelDennis Demmel of rural Grant figures serving on the Perkins County Planning Commission for 17 years is enough. In fact, Demmel has served on the commission since...
  • Grand opening for hospital expansion Jan. 7

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelConstruction on the new 28,000-plus square-foot expansion of Perkins County Health Services (PCHS) now stands in the final stages.Completion of the $15.4 million expansion will be celebrated with a grand opening e...
  • Washington Report

    The hope of Christmas in an uncertain world Amidst the festivities of the Christmas season, our hearts remain heavy for the innocent lives recently lost to terrorism in our country and abroad.In his radio address to the nation on Christmas Eve 1983, Pres...
  • Hughes' Views

    By the time you are reading this, it will be nearly time to celebrate Christmas, or you may be reading this after Christmas. In whichever case, I hope that you and whomever you choose to celebrate the holiday with will have had a joyous, peaceful and low-...
  • From the Pulpit

      From the PulpitBob WittWallace Community Church Celebrating joyIf you asked most people if they were full of joy, what would they say? I bet most would say “I do not have much joy.” This is because we gauge our joy by our current circumstances. W...
  • Wins sparse at Sutherland Invite

    By Brooke PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Plainsmen’s three wrestlers struggled to gain wins Saturday, Dec. 19 at the Sutherland Invite. At the 132-pound division, Kiffen Cook wrestled Reno Hunt of Amherst for his first match, managing an escape, ta...
  • Lady Plainsmen look ahead after tough losses

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelDespite their best efforts, the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen fell short in Ogallala on Friday night and fared no better at home vs. Dundy County Stratton on  Dec.19. OgallalaStraight out of the gates, the Indians ...
  • Plainsmen beat rival Ogallala, fall to DCS

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune SentinelA split in games last week gives the Plainsmen a 4-2 record after the third week of the season. They defeated Ogallala Friday night but fell to visting Dundy County Stratton Saturday.OGALLALAThe competition was stea...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Huskers are national champions...
  • Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation announces scholarships

    The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) is accepting applications for scholarships from qualified youth in Nebraska who have an interest in the beef industry. These scholarships will be awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year and are provided through cont...
  • Local students receive degrees

    Graduate and undergraduate degrees for 494 were conferred at commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 18 at University of Nebraska at Kearney.Among the graduates were Candace Lee of Grant, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in business administration; Shale...
  • Local students receive NCPA academic all-state awards

    The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the Fall 2015 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Awards. Since 2006 this NSAA award program has recognized students who ...
  • Wildcats fall to Sailors in close game

    By Ladonna SwedburgTribune CorrespondentWallace once again competed in a close game that went back and forth throughout. They went to battle with the Sutherland Sailors last Thursday night and battled to the end.The Wildcats had the upper hand in the open...
  • Applications being taken for new Nebraska specialty license plates

    Nebraska is known as the Cornhusker State—and now corn will become even more prominent as it is featured on a new specialty license plate available to the public. The license plate, developed by the Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) features a l...
  • Great Plains Communications enters agreement to acquire fiber assets

    Great Plains Communications, the largest privately owned Nebraska telecommunications company, has entered into an agreement with regional fiber company, Pinpoint Holdings, to acquire their Pinpoint Network Services and Pinpoint Broadband business units. ...
  • Text and email notifications for vehicle renewals now available

    Nebraska vehicle owners can now sign up for email and text notifications reminding them to renew their vehicle registrations, eliminating the need for the paper notice. “This is a great way state government can use technology to provide customer-friendl...
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  • $1000 up for grabs in last chamber drawing

    The final Perkins County Chamber drawing will be held at Hatch’s Super Foods this Saturday, Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. Five people will receive $50 chamber bucks and one lucky winner will receive $500 chamber bucks! Winners do not need to be present to win, ho...
  • Council seeks bids for pool evaluation

    By Becky UehlingGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Grant City Council unanimously approved to send out a Request for Bids (RFB) to contractors in reference to the Grant City Pool. On Dec. 3, the Grant Parks and Rec Committee agreed to recommend to the council to s...
  • Smidt serving as chief deputy in Perkins County

    By Becky UehlingGrant Tribune-SentinelChief Deputy Blake Smidt, 32, is no stranger to the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office and he is glad to be back in Grant.Smidt served as a deputy for Perkins County for 14 months in 2010. On Nov. 7 he started in his n...