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  • Nitrogen for corn questions answered in soil study

    With heavy rains and saturated soils in many areas of Nebraska, how much nitrogen is still available as corn nears V8 to VT, a critical stage for nitrogen use? “Some of the nitrogen that was applied this spring or last fall is surely gone,” said Richa...
  • Block Stop brings community together

      Block Stop, an event through the Todd Becker Foundation in Kearney and the Perkins County Ministerial Association, was held June 6 in downtown Grant. Top: The Christian rock group Chye performed a number of up-beat, faith-fueled songs that had the...
  • Generator replaced after issues found

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor There was a good reason why the Perkins County Courthouse was shut down on June 5- to prevent future shut-downs of government agencies and safety personnel. Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman explained that the...
  • Rain not stopping anytime soon

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor “Rain makes grain,” Strahinja Stepanovic, Perkins County Extension educator, said of the recent wet conditions. “The rains have been a blessing and an obstacle for farmers here,” Stepanovic continued. A total of ...
  • Softley wins Rotary award

      On June 3 Don Softley of Grant, left, was recognized by the Grant Rotary Club as being named a recipient of the Community Hero award from the Rotary district. Softley was nominated for the award for his many years of dedication to the Grant Rotary...
  • Lutheran VBS has many lessons

      On Thursday, June 4 the participants in the Vacation Bible School at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant performed for congregation and family members. The groups of children, ages pre-school through sixth grade, sang songs and danced with the theme this ...
  • Garage sales aplenty in Grant

      Diana Tate and Scott King of Perkins County High School look after the many items for sale at the Perkins County Schools garage sale, held as part of the Grant city-wide garage sales on June 6. The city-wide garage sale was put on by the Perkins Cou...
  • Catholic youth attend summer classes

      Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant and Resurrection Catholic Church in Elsie held summer CCD in Grant June 1-5. Marian Sisters, Sister Carol and Sister Karen from the Diocese of Lincoln, were present to teach the children, grades first throu...
  • PCHS News

    High Quality Long-Term Care GOCH provides home-like experience for residents In May of this year, all across the country, National Nursing Home Week was celebrated, as it was at Golden Ours Convalescent Home in Grant. For GOCH Administrator Peggy Rogers...
  • A special thank you

    A special thank you to all the men and women of the Grant Volunteer Fire Department and ambulance crew for years of selfless dedication to the community. Here is to 125 more years of keeping the community safe!   ...
  • Fellowships recognized

    At the May 27 Grant Lion’s Club charter night three members were recognized for achieving fellowships in the organization. Above: Leland Thomas, left, presented Ivan Regier, center, with wife Ann, and Jerry McArtor, far right, with wife Carolyn, the M...
  • Lions hold charter night

    The 68th Charter Night banquet for the Grant Lion’s Club was held May 27 at Hastings Memorial Library. Top: New officers for the 2015-2016 year are, from left to right: Lissa Schroder, recording secretary; Tom Schroder, president; Gary Talich, treasur...
  • 50 Shades of Me

    31 days to an organized life By Brooke Pankonin Tribune Staff Awhile back I shared with you my struggles of sticking with a diet/exercise program. I don’t know if it was writing it down that kept me accountable, but I actually stuck to a program for a...
  • From the Pulpit

    Something is missing… By Pastor Russ Gaar Grant E-Free Many years ago, the Prince of Grenada, an heir to the Spanish crown, was sentenced to life in solitary confinement in Madrid’s ancient prison called “The Place of the Skull.” The fearful, di...
  • Long days of summer are here

    Normally we outdoor types are happy to see summer arrive. The warmer temperatures, the bright sunshine, the fun outdoor activities. However, we astronomer types—we do our thing in the dark—are not so happy to see summer begin. “But,” I hear you sa...
  • College Notes

    UNK names honor students for spring semester The University of Nebraska at Kearney announced the names of students who have earned a place on the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester.Students who are on the Dean’s List must have completed 12 cred...
  • Locals compete at all-star game

      Top: Christina Daniels of Wallace was one of three local players to play in the Cambridge All-Star game on May 29. Daniels scored 13 points and was named the West MVP. Below: Mariah Curtis of Perkins County breaks down the court during the all-star ...
  • Harms on East All-Star squad

    The players have been selected for the East and West teams for the 37th annual West Nebraska All-Star Football Game. The 64 members of the all star football teams were nominated by their respective high school coach and selected by the all star coaches. T...
  • Lady Knights announce summer sports camps

    Alexa Hopping, Head Volleyball coach at North Platte Community College announced the dates for the Lady Knights Junior Volleyball and Basketball Camps for the summer.  The dates of the camp are: June 24 – 26 for girls entering grades 3 – 5; and June ...
  • 4-H youth visit Washington, D.C.

      On May 29, 27 youth from Keith, Arthur and Perkins counties left to experience the 4-H citizenship Washington, D.C. focus trip, a two-week tour of the eastern United States, focusing on leadership and citizenship. While on the trip, the 4-H youth wi...