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  • Long attends state workshop

    Rita Long, Perkins County Clerk, completed a Nebraska Association of County Officials workshop in Kearney May 14. The workshop provided officials training as they prepare to begin County Board of Equalization hearings. Among the topics addressed were the ...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Legion auxiliary meets The American Legion Auxiliary Grant Unit No. 40 met at Westview May 12. President Loretta Armbruster called the meeting to order. Trudy Hundhausen led them in prayer and they recited the preamble to the constitution. Minutes of the...
  • From the Pulpit

    Three little words Father Tom Kuffel I love you! More lives have been changed by those words than by all of the sermons ever preached. Those three little words can be the most beautiful and powerful of all in a person’s life. They are a powerful force...
  • Hughes' Views

    Sense of urgency on some bills By Dan Hughes Senator The legislature is heading into the final weeks of the session. We’re scheduled to adjourn for the year on June 5. There is a sense of urgency to get through more bills. Some of the bills we are wor...
  • Spring concert held at high school

      The Perkins County High School concert band performs “Caprice” during the May 12 spring music concert. ...
  • Senior of the Month

    Kaleb Gaar of Grant was selected as Senior of the Month for May 2015.With a love of learning and problem solving, Kaleb has excelled in academics, drama, music and sports throughout high school.He was a member of the golf team, Mock Trial, Quiz Bowl and s...
  • College Notes

    Holtz completes basic Army Pvt. Natalie L. Holtz has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and ...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Coaching philosophy By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist I have written a number of times that the summer is the time for athletes to improve their skills. It is a time to try and get stronger and faster. Any athlete, I would think, would want to report ...
  • Plainsmen win district golf title

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A goal PCS Boys Golf Coach Troy Kemling had at the start of the year was to win the district championship.The Plainsmen have been competitive in several invites this season and at the district meet on Monday in Suthe...
  • Two Plainsmen headed to state

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Two Perkins County athletes will be headed to the state track meet tomorrow (May 22) in Omaha.Zak Kurkowski won the triple jump district championship and punched his ticket to the state meet with a leap of 41’ 2”...
  • Wildcats have strong showing at districts

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Wallace Wildcats will send their top athletes to the state track meet in Omaha this week (May 22-23) after an outstanding showing at the D-10 district meet in Sutherland on May 13.Six qualifiers from Wallace in s...
  • Youth with local ties places in state gymnastics meet

    Ashley Engel, eight-year-old daughter of Craig and Carol Engel of Genoa, Neb., granddaughter of David and Lisa Engel of Grant and great-granddaughter of Dean Hatch, competed in the Nebraska State AmeriKids Gymnastics meet on April 25 in Lincoln at Lincoln...
  • FSA Scoop

    2015 acreage reporting and failed acreage By Teri Moss FSA Director Remember to call the FSA office when you get finished planting to make an appointment to complete your acreage report before July 15. Failed acreage should be reported to FSA before des...
  • NRD to look at rule change for transfers

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Nearly every month, the board of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) hears variance requests from landowners and irrigators to transfer allocations from one tract to another. The board has typ...
  • Youth invited to livestock evaluation clinic

    Youth interested in learning how to evaluate cattle, sheep, hogs and meat goats should plan to attend the West Central Nebraska Spring Livestock Judging Clinic at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in North Platte on May 27. Preregister by calling the Lincoln...
  • Bourque joins team at WCNDD

    West Central Nebraska Development District (WCNDD) is pleased to announce that Kathy Bourque has joined their team as a Community Economic Development Specialist. In this newly created position, she will be working with chamber of commerce directors, econ...
  • Class of 2015 moves forward

    The Perkins County High School Class of 2015 tossed their graduation caps into the air after PCS principal Dean Friedel announced them to the crowd on May 9. Twenty-seven graduates crossed the stage for PCS this year with the class quote being from El...
  • People’s Garden implementing new informational programs

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The People’s Garden in Grant is starting another season with new things blooming this time around. The People’s Garden Initiative is an effort by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), which challenge...
  • Rate hike coming to electric customers

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Things are looking up for Grant electricity customers.Their bill, that is, will be looking up in the near future. At the April 28 Grant City Council meeting, Glen Taubenheim, a member of the public works board, met with c...
  • Tribune office closing for holiday

    The Grant Tribune-Sentinel will be closed Monday, May 25 for the Memorial Day holiday. Early deadline for all ads, legals and news is noon on Friday, May 22. The Tribune-Sentinel office will re-open at regular business hours on Tuesday, May 26 at 8 a.m....