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  • From the Pulpit

    Jesus paid the final price By Bob Witt Wallace Community Church As we prepare for this Easter season, I hear a lot of discussion about what we may or may not be giving up.  I want to challenge you to give up EVERYTHING. I believe our Lord, Jesus Christ...
  • Another Perspective

    Familiar ring of cherished children’s book sticks By Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher Did you join others from across the country to celebrate Ted Geisel’s birthday earlier this month? Who’s Ted Geisel?How about Dr. Seuss? Does that sound more familiar?...
  • Quick Quips

    By Tim Linscott • Watching the boys state basketball tournament reminded me of a rule I have about photos. As the National Anthem was being sung, a reporter was snapping photos of the singer and of the crowd.Those are generally what I call “set shots...
  • Hughes' Views

    Helmet issue debated By Dan Hughes Senator This last week the Legislature spent a great deal of time debating LB 31, introduced by Senator Dave Bloomfield. The bill, as written, would repeal requirements for individuals operating motorcycles to wear hel...
  • What's Up?

    Get ready for lunar eclipse By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer Having survived the total solar eclipse on April 20, we now get ready for a total lunar eclipse in the early morning of Saturday, April 4. This eclipse will not be like the last two, tot...
  • Walk to Health starts April 5

    Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department’s 12th annual Walk to Health walking program kicks off Sunday, April 5. This free program will last for 12 weeks and is open to residents of all ages in the SWNPHD eight-county area.“We are excited for anoth...
  • Tree Talk

    By Shari Friedel Grant Tree Board Two recent area grass fires, one near North Platte and another closer to home on the south edge of  Grant, underscore the importance of fire safety here on the Great Plains.Fire danger is especially high before spring r...
  • Bring nature to the yard... strive for a sustainable landscape

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff Spring is the time when most homeowners turn their attention to the outdoors. Those who want to save time, energy and water, lower dependency on chemicals and increase curb appeal may want to consider a shift toward a “su...
  • Visualization, planning ahead key to home projects

      By Becky Uehling Staff Writer Not everyone is at a point in their lives where they are building a new home, but most everyone has a home improvement project staring them in the face.Where do you start? According to Grant resident, Dawnya Dreiling, ...
  • PCS wins district runner-up trophy

      Varsity members of the 2014-15 Perkins County High School competitive speech team travelled to North Platte on March 16, to participate in district competition, along with competitors from eight other schools including Arapahoe, Cambridge, Dundy Cou...
  • Senior of the Month

    Jakelynn Broeder of Grant, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected as Senior of the Month for the month of March 2015.Jakelynn has been involved in many activities in and out of school.She has been a member of National Honor Society, FFA...
  • Elementary student art on display

      Adorning the walls of the Meadowlark Art Gallery in downtown Grant over the weekend was art of various mediums from elementary students from Perkins County. The art will be on display this weekend, March 27-28....
  • Middle school honor roll released

    Perkins County Middle School has announced the names of students on the third quarter honor roll.All A’sDanielle Burge, Tanner Burge, Jaden Dietlein, Rylee Huff, Emma Schrotberger, Aryn Seiler, Evan Sestak, Hailey Snyder, Carson Thelander, Jacob Woodman...
  • College Notes

    Lempke selected as UNK Mortar Board member The Xi Phi chapter of Mortar Board at the University of Nebraska Kearney has selected 24 new members. They will be initiated at 5 p.m. April 10 in a ceremony at Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney. Included in th...
  • Wallace speech team is runner-up

      The 2015 Wallace speech team earned runner-up at districts, qualifying six for state. The team includes (Front row, l-r): Josephine Kidd, Berenice Arvizo, Bailee Nielson, Shelby Ogier, Hannah Sullivan, Erin Witt, and Jasmine Dannar.Middle row: Hanna...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Bracket-busting time again By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist The last two weeks have been filled with lots of basketball games. The Nebraska State Boy’s Basketball Tournament followed by the NIT, whatever the one is called for whoever is left and th...
  • PCS track squads ready for 2015

        By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A solid group of athletic students will help carry the Perkins County track program through the 2015 season.According to Shayne Hite, PCS head track coach, there are 23 boys out for track this year.“We have a...
  • Plainsmen have the numbers

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Experience and a love of the game makes up the 2015 PCS boys golf squad.Two seniors, Kaleb Gaar and Kaden Kammerer will combine with nine underclassmen to round out the Plainsmen golf squad this year.Kammerer, Austin...
  • Letter winners will be a key to Wildcat success

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Senior leadership and a host of returning letter winners will be the anchor of the 2015 Wallace Wildcat track team.This season there are 24 on the team, 14 girls, 10 boys with two returning senior letter winners in H...
  • Alumni tournament has thrilling action

    Winners of the 2015 Perkins County Alumni Basketball Tournament were (Front row, l-r): Troy Soper, Justin Borowski, Josh Sexson, Nick Turner, Chase Lampmann. Back row: Max Jones, Cameron Sis, Kye Kurkowski, Tyler Turner.     Runners-up at the 201...