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  • Wildcats host track invitational

    By Elizabeth Strand Sports Writer The Wallace Invite was held on Tuesday, April 20 in Sutherland with 12 schools competing. The weather was a little cool in the morning, and a little wet at the end of the day.   The Wildcats continue to see individ...
  • Tractor/farm safety training classes offered to youth

    Tractor/farm safety training that meets Department of Labor Standards exempting 14- and 15-year-olds from farm youth labor laws.    An intensive two day tractor/farm safety workshop will be conducted on June 1 and 2 at the West Central Research and E...
  • Proper planting depth key for corn

    As Nebraska farmers gear up for corn planting, it is important to keep in mind problems that can result from incorrect planting depth, especially under wet planting conditions if the planter is raised up. Problems can include: restricted root developme...
  • Perkins County FFA Chapter marks successful year

    The Perkins County FFA Chapter has been very busy this past month in various activities such as State FFA, the hired hand auction, and the annual FFA Chapter banquet.   Around 40 members of the Perkins County Chapter attended State FFA during April 7-...
  • Nebraska Wheat Board announces directorship appointment openings

    Two directorships to the Nebraska Wheat Development, Utilization and Marketing Board are open for appointment by Governor Dave Heineman.  The terms for members representing Districts 5 and 7 will expire June 30. The filing deadline is no later than 5:...
  • Western Nebraska at significant risk for grasshopper infestation

    For the second consecutive year, USDA researchers for Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) are warning that rangeland in western Nebraska will face a significant risk of serious grasshopper infestation this summer. According to UNL Entomo...
  • Art rocks

    A night of the arts kept the audience in stitches as Perkins County High School students expressed their talent in a play, while intervals throughout created time for individuals to showcase their musical ability. Static art was on display for viewing whi...
  • Hutt to be Westview’s new director

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Ready for a different challenge after 20 years in banking, Ronda Hutt is poised to become the new executive director at Westview Retirement Community, beginning training on Monday, April 26. Her new position will become ...
  • City in early stage of replacing sirens

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Siren testing was among  announcements made by City Manager Tyson McGreer during the regular meeting of the Grant City Council Tuesday, April 13.  In preparing to replace the city’s sirens, a company was in Grant on Tu...
  • New occupation tax bill signed by Governor Heineman

    Supreme Court takes case on occupation tax. By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican On the final day of the 2010  session, Governor Dave Heineman inked a measure that redefines the use of an occupation tax on irrigated land.  The language passed...
  • PCHS to celebrate National Lab Week

    National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 18-24 is being celebrated at Perkins County Hospital with the theme, “Laboratory Professionals Get Results.”   Some of the events planned for this week include: • Food drive all week for th...
  • Youth raise funds for Rotary International ShelterBoxes

    Three Perkins County High School seniors representing the United Youth Fellowship of the Grant United Methodist Church attended the Grant Rotary meeting last Wednesday to present a $1,000 check to purchase a ShelterBox for Haiti. Accepting the check is Ro...
  • Tribune captures three awards at Kearney convention

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The Grant Tribune-Sentinel was recognized in three categories at the Nebraska Press Association/Nebraska Press Advertising Service convention over the weekend. The Tribune was the recipient of first place in the small ad c...
  • Proud by association

    There are times a person doesn’t need to do anything to be a part of something great—just stand close, share the aura and be in the midst of someone else’s charm, talent or recognition. That’s how I felt at the 136th annual Nebraska Press Assoc...
  • Farmers recognized for Earth Day

    Dear Editor: April 22 will mark the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, a day that was started to inspire awareness and a better appreciation of the environment.  Certainly there are a great number of people who should be recognized for their efforts, and...
  • Special Olympians medal at track & field day

    Perkins County athletes attended the Area I Special Olympics track and field day in Chadron on Saturday, April 10.  Each medaled in several events. Bringing home ribbons were Joe Craig who finished first in his division in the 25 meter assisted walk, 50 ...
  • Lady Plainsmen first at Sutherland

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff Perkins County girls again ran away with the gold, winning their third straight track meet, this time in Sutherland on Friday, April 16. They were able to score 130 points, 36 points above second place finisher North Pla...
  • Wildcats compete at Sutherland

    By Elizabeth Strand Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed at the Sutherland Invitational on Friday, April 16.  This was a big meet, with 13 schools attending, including:  Sutherland, North Platte St. Pat’s, Hershey, Brady, Perkins Co. (P.C.),...
  • 4-H poetry contest held at elementary school

    The 2010 Perkins County Poetry Contest sponsored by the Perkins County Extension Office was held Monday, April 12 at Perkins County Elementary in Grant.     Judging this year’s contest were Andi Lee, Deanne Bishop, Scott King and Diana Tate. Poetry ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...This one’s for you!

    This one is for you, and you know who you are (Dave and Jan). For those of you that this message may confuse, I will toss out a little background for you.  I recently attended my first Nebraska Press Association seminar and banquet, and I had a blast....