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  • PCS receives $3,000 donation

      On Feb. 17 the Perkins County School Board received a check for $3,000 from the Perkins County Youth Wrestling organization. The funds were raised from the annual youth tournament held at Perkins County High School and will be utilized toward new ...
  • Tribune-Sentinel celebrates Youth Art Month with special promotion

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor March is Youth Art Month, and in celebration of the benefits of art with future generations, the Grant Tribune-Sentinel is kicking off a unique promotion. Throughout the month of March, advertisements of area businesses w...
  • Supreme Court sides with Nebraska

    State still liable for $5.5 million settlement By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican “This is a huge win for Nebraska.” That’s how Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) Manager Jasper Fanning described the opinion released by the U.S...
  • March 10 date set for URNRD hearing on chemigation, electric flow meters

    By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican Farmers and other members of the public will get the opportunity to offer their input Tuesday, March 10 on a proposal by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) to increase chemigation permit fees and...
  • Board sends message about communication

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Things could be worse, however, the Perkins County School Board does not want to take any portion of the new school addition lightly. At the February PCS board meeting, board members reviewed monthly bills and claims as u...
  • Annual hunt yields over $1,100

      By Nora Jameson Contributing Writer The 2015 coyote hunt was a success, despite early morning fog and afternoon snow hampering visibility.Thirty teams of two people each managed to bag 13 coyotes. The top three teams all bagged two coyotes with tim...
  • Wallace locals attend fire school

    Brian Banks, Lynn Swanson and Tom Tobiasson of the Wallace Fire Department were among about 200 individuals who attended the 23rd Annual Mid-Winter Fire School on Feb. 15 at Holdrege High School.The school was sponsored by the Central Nebraska Volunteer F...
  • Diabetic support group to meet

    Feb Topic: sugar substitutes A diabetic support group will meet Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Grant United Methodist Church at 5th and Warren St. in Grant. The group will will discuss the topic of sugar substitutes. The diabetic support group meets ...
  • Elsie seniors celebrate

        The Elsie Seniors held their monthly luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 17 at the Elsie Legion Hall. The catered meal consisted of chicken noodle soup and deli wraps. Celebrating February birthdays were (l-r): Clayton Sparks and Lyla Hahn. Those in attendan...
  • Senior Center Menus

    Perkins County Senior Center, Grant     Feb. 26-March 4Thur: Runza, peas & carrotsFri: Ham, hash brown casserole, Oriental blendMon: Chicken fried steak, mashed potato/gravy, green beansTues: Chicken tortilla soup, quesadillaWed: Roast beef, seaso...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Seeing a top h.s. team By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist If you had a chance to see the number one high school team in the nation and could do that by traveling to Grand Island, would you make the trip? Yes I would, and I thought it would make a great...
  • Cook picks up win at state

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Sophomore Kiffen Cook of Perkins County picked up a win and made a lifetime of memories at the state wrestling tournament in Omaha on Feb. 19-20.Cook faced returning state champion Marcus Escalera of Winside in the o...
  • PCS in tight game against Hershey

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Perkins County Plainsmen have been on a bit of a hot streak as of late, but went up against an equally hot shooting Bridgeport team on Feb. 20.The Bulldogs defeated the Plainsmen 88-42.“We had too many turnovers and ...
  • Lady Plainsmen end season against NPSP

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A little extra pep in their step allowed North Platte St. Pat’s girls basketball team to defeat the Perkins County girls basketball team in sub-district action on Feb. 17.The Irish picked up a 59-15 victory over the Lady...
  • Wildcats host Creek Valley in final home game of season

      By LaDonna Swedberg Contributing Writer The Wallace boys basketball team played their final regular season game on their home court last Friday night (Feb. 20) when they hosted Creek Valley. After the four seniors were recognized for their valuable...
  • Lady Wildcats split pair of games last week

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Wallace Lady Wildcats defeated Hitchcock County on Feb. 13, 49-35.The Lady Wildcats were up 31-16 at the half and held off the Lady Falcons in the second half. Hitchcock County outscored Wallace 19-18 in the seco...
  • 50 Shades of Me

    I love my littles By Brooke Pankonin In pondering a column topic, I panicked a bit upon realizing the publication to wish Tayvin a happy birthday had passed. She turned eight on Sunday. I mentioned Austin’s birthday in two different columns. Oh, the ...
  • From the Pulpit

    A young boy’s bad day By Pastor Wayne Pick Trinity Lutheran Church "Death has been swallowed up in victory.” - 1 Corinthians 15:54When I feel down in the dumps, I think about a book I once read. I don’t remember the title, but I remember the story...
  • Robotics team gives strong showing at state competition

      by Becky Uehling Staff Writer The Perkins County School’s Robotics Team produced a strong showing Saturday during the state robotics competition. They also grew as a team.Out of the 45 Nebraska teams that competed in the tournament, Perkins Count...
  • Perkins County Science Club places fourth at state

      The Perkins County High School Science Club finished fourth in the state at the Nebraska Science Bowl. The contest was held Feb. 14 at Wayne State College.The contest is an All-Class event featuring 29 teams from 12 cities including teams from Linco...