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  • Observe Sickle Cell Awareness Month by donating blood

    Local blood drive: Sept. 2 at New Life Fellowship Church The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September.Sickle cell diseas...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Watkins reunion held The 69th annual Watkins Family Reunion was held on Aug. 10, 2014 at the Grant City Park. Twenty-seven members were in attendance to enjoy a pot luck dinner and time to reconnect as a family. The family was treated to homemade ice cre...
  • Heinemann new to Arnold Insurance

    By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Tona Heinemann started on July 7 at Arnold Insurance Agency as a customer service representative.Heinemann is currently studying to become a representative for property and casualty lines at Arnold Insurance.Thus far, Hei...
  • Another Perspective

    Alternative venture creates pleasant memories By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher A recent venture found us on an alternative schedule as we took part in the NCTC conference in Kansas City. What’s NCTC? I wondered the same thing when my hubby asked me to acc...
  • Quick Quips

    By Tim Linscott The Chase County Fair really gave me an opportunity to see my kids in a new, yet familiar light.My son, Elijah, was a bit ramped up from all of the activity and people around. He fought taking a nap. I was hoping the old, ‘Run some erra...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Be careful what you say By Rev. Battello Jesus tells his disciples not to be so concerned about what they eat but to be concerned about what they say. He says what we eat is eliminated from our bodies but what we say comes from our hearts and this can m...
  • Parents projected to spend $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Expenditures on Children and Families, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child. The report shows that a middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,3...
  • PCS has three new teachers

      By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor There are three new faces at Perkins County Public Schools this year.Chasta Bonisas is the special education teacher for Perkins County High School.The Aurora native recently graduated from York College and is excit...
  • Broeder wins annual Jackman community service award

    By Tim LinscottManaging EditorThe winner of the 2014 Outstanding Community Service award by the Marjorie K. Jackman Memorial, through the Grant Public Schools Foundation, was Jakelynn Broeder, a senior at Perkins County High School.Broeder will receive $1...
  • Experts offer advice for variety of wheat production challenges

    Wheat growers in western Nebraska face several serious challenges: Wheat stem sawfly. Wheat streak mosaic. Weeds, including kochia. Making best use of scarce moisture.Research is providing answers to meet some of the challenges, and still searching for an...
  • Building rush in county

      There is more than one major construction project going on currently in Perkins County with progress being made on them all. Above, it may not look like the artist’s rendition just yet, but the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center is begin...
  • Write-in candidates to decide three village board seats

    By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor For the second time in six years the Village of Elsie is in a quandary when it comes to finding members to fill out the village board. After the Aug. 1 deadline for incumbents to file for village boards neither of the tw...
  • City wins project of the year

      By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Always striving to be ahead of the game, the City of Grant Administrator Dana Harris, city employees, the mayor and council received a prestigious honor on June 18 at the annual membership meeting of the West Centra...
  • Jon Forney receives 45 year coaching award

    by Kylie HansonTribune-Sentinel Intern Jon Forney received the 45-year coaching award on July 20 at the Nebraska Coach’s Association awards banquet. Forney has coached around 1,100 events in basketball, track, and football. His first year was in Cedar ...
  • Capturing the moment

      Artist Lance Wurst talks with Kay Cheney about his art during an open house for Wurst at Meadowlark Gallery in downtown Grant on Sunday, Aug. 10. Right: Wurst had many paintings showing everyday life, from a sailboat to hot rod cars to people in the...
  • Perkins County’s judges receive high marks

    By Jan RahnTribune StaffPoll results evaluating the state’s judges were recently released by the Nebraska State Bar Association. Judges who serve on the bench in the Perkins County Courtroom were among those evaluated by lawyers. Judges serving Perkins ...
  • Youth volunteer at Wesview

      On Tuesday, Aug. 5, Brandie Ross, Spencer Ross, Michael Beck and Deitrik Brueggeman came to Westview Retirement Community to “spruce” up the glider benches in the outside entry way. They dedicated their time and effort to volunteer at Westview a...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Kuskie family holds reunion The Kuskie family celebrated its annual reunion at the fellowship hall at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant on Sunday, Aug. 10. Sixteen people attended the reunion, including Karen Romer of Bennett, Colo.; her grandson Craig Romer...
  • Four generations gather

    Descendents of Great-grandma Marge Bruce include baby Emily Featherngill, Emily’s mother Katie Featherngill and Grandpa Bill Gartner. (Contributed photo)...
  • Get free DEET wipes at Chase County Fair

    Free DEET wipes will be handed out during the Chase County Fair Expo as a courtesy of the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department. Fair attendees are reminded that mosquitos in Chase County have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.   The free DE...