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  • Pheasants Forever donates to trap shoot club

    A check in the amount of $800 was given to the 4-H Straight Shooters trap shoot club. Receiving the check from Aaron Uehling (left) of Pheasants Forever is Craig Clough, who sponsors the Straight Shooters. (Courtesy photo)  ...
  • Grainton, Wallace take brunt of Friday’s storm

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Damaging hail hit eastern Perkins County and the towns of Grainton and Wallace Friday night, leaving some homes, vehicles, and businesses without windows.  Near Grainton, windows on the west side of homes were knocked o...
  • New medical helicopter to better serve area

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Time spent waiting for a life flight helicopter when a critical patient needs transportation will diminish, thanks to a new air ambulance going into service June 15. Midwest Medical Transportation Company’s new air amb...
  • Fireworks funds needed for annual show on July 4th

    Take to any bank in the county or to the Barber Pole in Grant. The annual Fourth of July fireworks show will be the finalé to a full day of activities on July 4. Each week, the Tribune will list donors and the various shell sizes their contribution w...
  • Tribune loses employee to terminal illness

    Former Tribune-Sentinel employee Colleen Benge, 57,  passed away Saturday, June 12, after battling cancer for nearly 10 months.  She began employment at the Tribune in January 2001. Her duties included retrieving internet correspondence, web site o...
  • Come hear about water

    Young Eagles flights start the day. Concessions, program, free concert.  By Jan Rahn Managing Editor A full day of activity on Sunday, June 27 will target each age group, providing an opportunity to celebrate the American spirit with song, memories a...
  • Mealtime Makeovers - Quick chicken

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff Hello Spring! After a beautiful day outdoors planting flowers, painting and going to the park, no one wants to go into a stuffy house and cook for an hour over a hot stove. In spring and summer I will do almost anything ...
  • What's up? - Good news for stargazers

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer Okay fellow stargazers, here is the good news I have been waiting to tell you. The extension campus of Mid-Plains Community College in Imperial has asked me to conduct a basic observational astronomy course. The...
  • Over the Backyard fence - Learn to be adaptable

    By Doug Anderson Extension Educator   You know, the first of June has certainly felt an awful lot like summer–you know the sticky hot sensation. It just goes to show you how we have to adapt to a very different weather pattern than they have on the ...
  • Open show at gallery for month of June

    Another page turned on the calendar means another show at Meadowlark Gallery in Grant, this time an open exhibit from a variety of artists, local and out of town, entering a variety of art media. The public is invited to enjoy art entries from Max Jo...
  • 18th annual Ash Hollow pageant set

    “The Lighter Side of the Oregon Trail” celebrating the pioneering spirit is this year’s theme for the Ash Hollow historical pageant to be held June 18-19 at Ash Hollow State Historical Park near Lewellen.  This is the 18th pageant that Volunteer...
  • Grant’s doubtful claim to fame

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff According to the free online encyclopedia, “Wikipedia,”  Grant, Nebraska has quite a colorful history. The popular website details facts about the town, including the population, location, time zone, coordinates an...
  • Electrical fires leading cause of home fires

    NFPA urges public awareness of electrical safety.   Electrical fires continue to be a leading cause of home fires, according to a new report from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  Released during National Electrical Safety Month (M...
  • It’s “fracture season”

    In some parts of the country, people say there are really only two seasons: winter and construction.   Add a third–“fracture season,” say experts in children’s health at American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wis. Warm spring tempe...
  • In the garden - Gift to the neighborhood

    What's the biggest landscape challenge on your property? For many homeowners, it’s a curbside strip of soil surrounded by hardscape or buildings–difficult to mow, almost impossible to water without runoff, possibly shaded for part of the day and expo...
  • Hundreds sickened by swine flu in Nebraska during ‘09 season

    LINCOLN (AP) — More than a dozen deaths and 536 illnesses in Nebraska during the 2009 flu season were attributed to swine flu, according to a state report released late May. Swine flu, also know as H1N1, raised fears of a global pandemic when it emer...
  • Several landowners will receive cease and desist orders from NRD

    Orders involve alleged violations of rules/regs By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican At least three landowners in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District will receive official cease and desist orders this week for alleged violations of di...
  • NCTA grads include Elsie student

    Quality beef is #1 priority for graduates. Cattle production is big busi ness in Nebraska. Pride in quality beef ownership is the number one priority for Cow/Calf College program graduates, who know one in five pieces of beef eaten is from the great s...
  • 4-H Fun Days coming soon

    Come enjoy a fun, educational day filled with 4-H projects and activities!  Contact the Extension Office for more details/cost of registration. Sign up today!  Bring a friend!   Non-4-H members welcome.  • Keith County Fun Day:        Jun...
  • FFA chapter staying busy with activities

    By Katie Rowley  FFA Reporter  In early May the Perkins  County FFA Chapter held a Bingo night for the residents at Westview.  The night started out with a potluck for the residents with food brought in by members of the FFA. Games of bingo were ...