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  • Middle school competes in math competition

      Perkins County Middle School participated in the regional MathCounts competition at the University of Nebraska-Kearney campus on Feb. 12. There was a team component where four students worked together to solve problems. Out of 21 teams, the Perkins ...
  • Burge big winner at science fair

    Perkins County Middle School student Tanner Burge won the middle school division of the annual science fair held Feb. 27 at North Platte Community College.“Feed Trail” was Burge’s winning exhibit, which included two different varieties of feed and a...
  • PCS students display art at Meadowlark

      This weekend will be the last time this year to see the art of high school students at PCS at Meadowlark Gallery in downtown Grant. Next weekend, March 19-20, elementary art will be on display.   A variety of mixed media, including pottery, is on...
  • SCORE camp registration open

    “Go Wild With Science” is the theme for this summer’s SCORE science camps, whose online registration opened March 1.   The camps will be held the week of June 8-12. SCORE stands for Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences. Parents can register on...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    State basketball is a great time of year By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist Tomorrow the state tournaments begin. The girl’s state tournament and then the boy’s state tournament and for the teams that make it this far, a goal met and three wins awa...
  • State basketball championship games on this Saturday

    High school boys’ basketball teams from across the state will battle it out for state championship titles when the “NSAA State Boys High School Basketball Championships” are broadcast live on NET Television Saturday, March 14.Six classes of Nebraska...
  • Regier Equipment gives grant to PCS FFA

      Lila Konecky, reporter, and Kendra Hoffert, president of the Perkins County FFA accept a check for $800 and certificate of contribution from Ron Regier of Regier Equipment in Madrid. The funds are from a grant provided by the Madrid firm and will go...
  • Planning & Zoning News

    Positive factors in a declining population By Dennis Demmel Comprehensive Planning Committee 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 information in...
  • NRD encouraging moisture probes with incentive

    The Upper Republican Natural Resources District is now accepting applications from ag producers/landowners in the district to receive cost share for up to four soil moisture probes for use in 2015. The Nebraska Environmental Trust has recommended that the...
  • Farmland values drop overall

    After five years of increases in Nebraska farmland values, the state average dropped three percent, according to preliminary findings from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Development survey.  The state average farm...
  • Stewardship program offered

    The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is a program that helps agriculture producers maintain and/or improve existing conservation systems or help ag producers earn CSP payments by their conservation performance, commonly the better performance the be...
  • “Backyard Farmer” starting March 17

    The perennial place to go for all things gardening, the NET Television series “Backyard Farmer” will premiere at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, on NET. It will repeat at 3 p.m. Saturdays on NET. Host for the “Backyard Farmer” series is Kim Todd, Univer...
  • City to auction off land

      By Tim Linscott managing editor It is nearly spring and that means time to clean out the closets of unwanted items. The City of Grant is no exception as it will be cleaning out some unwanted items in the form of two parcels of land located immed...
  • Long to helm elementary

      By Tim Linscott managing editor It didn’t take long and they didn’t have to look far, but the Perkins County School Board has found a new principal for the elementary school. Nicole Long, current assistant principal and art instructor at the...
  • A snapshot of art

    By Becky Uehling staff writer For 43-year-old Trent Thurin, the love of photography started at the Grant Tribune-Sentinel when he was in high school, and has led to showing his work in an international art show called RAW. A Grant native, Thurin began...
  • PCHS, Tribune-Sentinel team up for new health news page

    By Tim Linscott managing editor The Grant Tribune-Sentinel and Perkins County Health Services are always working hard to better provide information and health tips to the public. The two entities will be doing just that and also be shedding light on the...
  • Program teaches fundamentals, introduces youth to fun of basketball

      By Tim Linscott managing editor It is late February and the sound of 30 basketballs bouncing fills the gym at Perkins County High School.Jayson Bishop looks around and smiles at the sights and sounds he is experiencing.Across town Ashley Colglazi...
  • Severe weather may be on its way; be prepared

    TORNADO BASICSWhat is a tornado?A tornado is a narrow, violently rotating column of air that extends from the base of a thunderstorm to the ground. Because wind is invisible, it is hard to see a tornado unless it forms a condensation funnel made up of w...
  • Artbeat

    Meadowlark Gallery highlighting Perkins County student art The Perkins County Area Arts Council is pleased to participate in Youth Art Month 2015 by featuring youth art, more specifically, Perkins County student art during March, the opening month of the...
  • Elsie cemetery receives gift

    The Elsie Cemetery district has received a $10,000 gift specified for “maintenance and upkeep” of the cemetery. The children of William Conrad and Mildred Marie (Nelson) McGahan: Bill, Jim, Curt, Beth and Teri, made the gift in honor of their parents ...