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  • Letter to the Editor...Beef checkoff dollars

    Dear Editor: As a past Nebraska Beef Council (NBC) board member and chairman, and current Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) director from Nebraska, I felt compelled to address some of the information I have seen in the papers lately regarding how the Beef C...
  • Editorial...Lacking compassion

    I have a comment—people who had the audacity to complain about getting a CodeRED call last Thursday night should be ashamed. Talk about being uncaring and insensitive! There was something important and critical taking place in our area and we are for...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Coach Pelini a man of few words

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   What would it be like to be a media person and have the assignment of interviewing Coach Pelini before the game, at the half, or after the game had ended? I don’t think any of those times would be ...
  • Unlucky second round left on Irish field

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Linebacker Micki Clinch blocked a punt and receiver Sean Ryan returned a kickoff as North Platte–St. Pats’ special teams flashed some special plays to beat the Plainsmen 48-17 last Wednesday night (Nov. 3)...
  • Lady Plainsmen end season shy of trip to state

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   “Two words—tenacity and determination,” said Coach Penny Hite. The Lady Plainsmen got past Southwest in four sets in sub-district play Nov. 2 against Southwest, but were unable to defeat Bridgeport Friday night a...
  • Lady Cats win districts and a trip to Grand Island

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer   The Wallace Wildcats began their bid for the state tournament on Monday, Nov. 1 in Grant. Due to the fact that the Cats won conference, they were the number one seed in their sub-districts, and they earned a bye in th...
  • Lucky Clovers recognized

    The Lucky Clovers 4-H Club was awarded the Club of Excellence certificate during 4-H Achievement Night held Monday, Oct. 26 when several 4-H’ers received awards at the evening ceremony held in conjunction with a potluck for families. Members of the Luck...
  • Cattleman’s day and trade show set

    Beef producers should plan to attend the West Central Cattleman’s Day and Trade Show part of the “Nebraska Cow-Calf Profitability Series.” This program will be held Dec. 2 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds located at 5015 West Hwy. 30 in North Plat...
  • Scholarships available to ag students, 4-Hers

    The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award a $500 Martha and Don Romeo Scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and one qualifying 4-H female who are graduating seniors in the state of Nebraska and who plan to continue with post high school educat...
  • It’s winter weather awareness time

    The National Weather Service Offices in Nebraska encourage the public to become familiar with safety rules and make plans to protect themselves, their family, and employees when winter storms strike. Winter storm warnings are disseminated through NOAA We...
  • Time for winter weather awareness on the Plains

    With fall upon the Great Plains, now is the time to focus attention to winter weather and the dangers it can pose to life and property. Each year, dozens of Americans die due to exposure to the cold. Winter weather accounts for vehicle accidents and fat...
  • Consider becoming a member of the GVFD

    “I would like to be a part of the ambulance crew, but I don’t want to go to any fires,” says one interested individual. “I can’t stand the sight of blood, no one is going to force me to ride the ambulance,” says another interested individual....
  • Mealtime Makeovers...With time to spare

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff   Fall is in full swing and I keep waiting for the weather to cool down. As mid November quickly approaches, we are still having 80 degree weather. So, instead of preparing to hibernate for the winter, I am still doing ...
  • What's Up?...Keep the mail coming

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer   I enjoy receiving reader response. For one, it is a comfort to know there are people out there reading the column, and two, I enjoy hearing how excited some of you are when you make a discovery for yourself. I...
  • Artbeat...Meadowlark Gallery will open Thursday, Nov. 18

    The Perkins County Area Arts Council and Meadowlark Gallery continue to gain exposure with more and more visitors each month, and were recently featured in the November/December issue of Nebraska Life magazine. The gallery will be wrapping up this year...
  • Senior center invites all ages to enjoy facility

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Sporting a new image in hopes of attracting a broader circle of the community, the senior center at 420 Central in Grant is offering a gathering place for more age groups. As a daily social facility, the center welcomes ...
  • Mailand “treated” for October birthday

    Vern Mailand was the only senior present for the birthday dinner at the Perkins County Senior Center Oct. 8. He was presented with a “sponge” cake—a sponge from a floral shop covered with real frosting. He was more than willing to share! (Courtesy p...
  • Hastings Memorial Library now offers downloadable audiobooks, eBooks

    Hastings Memorial Library has recently expanded its services with digital audiobooks and eBooks available to download from the library’s website. Library cardholders can check out and download digital media from the comfort of their own homes by visiti...
  • Medicare Part D review scheduled

    It is time to think about having Medicare Part D reviewed! Nancy Frecks, UNL Extension Educator, Southwest Four, will be in Grant on Nov. 17 and Dec. 8. Make an appointment by calling the Perkins County Extension Office–352-4340 or call toll free 800...
  • Extra hour from time change can present sleep challenges

    Many Nebraskans have experienced a small version of jet lag without ever leaving their homes. “The hour we gain when Daylight Saving Time ends has a similar effect on our bodies as the jet lag we experience if we fly to a different time zone,” says L...