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  • 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...
  • Senior Center Menus

    Perkins County Senior Center, GrantJuly 9-15 Thur: Roast beef, carrot, potatoFri: Tuna sandwich, fresh veggies, fresh fruitMon: Chicken broccoli casserole, peas/carrotsTues: Tilapia, mac salad, Calif. blend veggiesWed: Swiss steak, baked potato, corn Mi...
  • PCHS News

    59,000 bricks laid in six days at PCHS In just six days Thompson Masonry laid up 59,000 custom bricks on the new hospital addition at Perkins County Health Services. Joe Hukill, project supervisor for Darland Construction has been using the Omaha comp...
  • Chamber spotlight on parks and rec

    The Perkins County Chamber of Commerce June spotlight was shined on Renee Seiler, parks and recreation director for the City of Grant. Seiler discussed the current ball program and the future of the local swimming pool at the June 18 chamber meeting....
  • Midwest Musings

    An explosive summertime activity By Tim Linscott Managing Editor As a youngster, I, like many a young boy, could not wait for the week before the Fourth of July, because it meant the fireworks stands would be opening and I could save up my allowance to ...
  • From the Pulpit

    The necessity of scripture (Part 2) By Pastor John Goodell New Life Fellowship Picking up where I left off last week, the third Attribute of Scripture – The Necessity of Scripture is defined this way: We need scripture for spiritual life and godliness...
  • Planning & Zoning News

    Plan outlines energy conservation, renewable energy 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 infor...
  • College Notes

    Students recognized at Wesleyan Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the spring semester of the 2014-2015 year. A student must have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 (on a 4.00 scale) for 12 or more hours of course...
  • Area habitat tour reveals importance of pollinators

    Pheasants Forever, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nebraska Environmental Trust hosted a local pollinator habitat tour last Thursday. Thirteen people attended the tour which consisted of brief pr...