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  • Two leading high plains John Deere dealerships join forces

    Kay Jan, Inc. and 21st Century Equipment To Join Forces May 1. Two of the High Plains’ leading John Deere dealerships have announced a merger that will provide customers with even more resources, technology and service.   Kay Jan, Inc, headquartered i...
  • Buyer beware when purchasing tree care following storm breakage

    Storms often bring out the best in a community. Neighbors, even strangers, help each other cope with aggravations and property damage left in the wake of a storm. Unfortunately, storms also bring out the worst in a community–fast-buck artists looking to...
  • Spring grain drying tips for large bins

    Managing large grain bins–those with diameters of 36-48 feet and heights of 28-32 feet –may require adding drying capacity and increasing monitoring efforts. In recent years there has been a trend toward larger bins than were used 20 years ago. Most o...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...One last hoorah!

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff I realize since spring has arrived, we tend to phase out the winter dishes. Soups being one of the main meals that get swept under the rug until fall pokes around once again. I am not alright with this. We still eat ice c...
  • What's Up...Dueling in the night sky

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer Speaking of constellations, have you ever heard of the “dueling” constellations? Okay Sherman, set the “Way Back” machine for ancient Greece when all the mythology about constellations was just getting star...
  • Saving the world’s trees as a teen

    Felix Finkbeiner, 13, is already the head of his own organization, Plant for the Planet, dedicated to planting trees around the world. He says there are 100,000 children participating in 91 countries, with 3.5 million trees planted so far. It’s not eve...
  • Strong families help prevent child abuse

    By Todd Reckling, DirectorHealth and Human Services We all want to be the best parents we can be, and having strong families is one of the best ways to prevent child abuse or neglect. There are some simple steps we can all take to strengthen our family an...
  • Pulpit Reflections...Celebration of Easter

    After Jesus’ procession into Jerusalem, he continued to preach, teach—proclaiming God’s reign—those in power didn’t like it. Jesus was and is open to all who believe in God, God’s reign, God’s will for all creation. Jesus spoke and did the ...
  • Easter and its traditions

    Easter, which celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is Christianity’s most important holiday. It has been called a moveable feast because it doesn’t fall on a set date every year, as most holidays do. Instead, Christian churches in ...
  • So....is spring coming or not?

    Spring break was the second week of March—Easter break is this week—so where is the spring weather? A blizzard roared through the area Thursday night and Friday dumping nearly 10 inches of moisture-laden snow accompanied by high winds. The snow ac...
  • City to up electric rates effective May 1

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Just a little over one year ago, Grant City Council approved a resolution to increase electric rates—it’s happening again on May 1. Council unanimously approved a 4 percent increase  in electric rates at their regular mee...
  • Children are focus for new vision therapy

      By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Dr. Tori Gengenbach of First Insight Eyecare believes almost anyone can benefit from vision therapy, and is especially excited to offer help to students who may be struggling in the classroom. Vision therapy has becom...
  • Senator Christensen kills ethanol labeling bill

    Telephone conference report to Grant, Palisade Tuesday, April 19.By Josh SumnerThe Wauneta Breeze Sen. Mark Christensen’s Legislative Bill 698, which would have changed the way ethanol-based fuels are labeled at gas pumps, isn’t likely to see the lig...
  • Holy Week services scheduled across Highline

    Grant Zion Lutheran Church April 21, 7 p.m. - Maundy Thursday worship service April 22, 7 p.m. - Good Friday worship service April 24, 7 a.m. - Easter Sunday Sunrise service with breakfast served following.Grant Evangelical Free Church April 22, 6:30 a....
  • Former county attorney bound over to district court

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Blake Edwards, former Keith County attorney, has been bound over to district court for  alleged felony theft. Keith County Judge James Worden said at a preliminary hearing in March there was a pattern of unaccounted expenditu...
  • Waste dumpster available for Grant residents

    In an effort to clean up properties in Grant, city officials are providing a roll off dumpster (for Grant residents only) located at the grass clipping collection site west of the ball field for disposing of non-hazardous unwanted goods. White goods and m...
  • Tribune wins four awards at annual Nebraska Press Association convention in Lincoln over weekend

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Four awards were presented to The Grant Tribune-Sentinel during the 137th annual Nebraska Press Association convention held Friday and Saturday at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln. The Tribune won one first place award and three...
  • Cub Scouts plant tree at Westview

    In striving to finish achieving their “Bear Badge,”  one of the Cub Scouts dens from Pack 160 went to Westview to plant an Autumn Blaze maple tree on Tuesday, April 12. The scouts completed their badge with “Energy Makes Your Planet More Efficient....
  • Pitching with Pritch...That’s why you play the game

    By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director The NBA season started this past weekend with the NBA playoffs. After 82 practice games, the surviving teams took to the court to decide this year’s champion. There are still a lot of questions to answer...
  • Snow sidelines track teams

      Heavy rain followed by wet, heavy snow and wind forced the cancellation of track practice and a home junior high track meet on Thursday, April 14, all Perkins County school activities on Friday, April 15 and Saturday’s track invitational that was ...