On July 6 some history was made and some removed in Venango when the office building used for 64 years by Dudden Elevator, Inc. was demolished to make room for the new Scoular Grain Company offices and additional new truck scale.
It took only a f...
This week, the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) Award of Merit was presented to Keith Olsen, President of Nebraska Farm Bureau. The award was presented during the annual NAYI State Dinner.
“Each year the NAYI Award of Merit is present...
National Farmers Union (NFU) is pleased to welcome Laura Demmel to the Washington, D.C., office in the role of executive assistant.
Originally from Grant, Laura holds a Bachelor’s Degree in agricultural economics from the University of Nebraska-Linco...
The 10th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference will be at the Kearney Holiday Inn Aug. 10-11.
In addition to speakers from Nebraska including faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, conference partic...
The Nebraska Wheat Board has scheduled a meeting to be held by telephone conference call on July 23 at the Nebraska Wheat Board Offices, 4th Floor State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall S, Lincoln.
The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. MT. Agenda items...
Grant Junior Girls finished second in the tournament held in Grant on July 6 and 11. Proud of their trophy are team members (Front row, l-r): Lillian Fournier, Amanda Reichert, Alyssa Young, Kendra Hoffert, Mia Holscher. Back row: Jane Potts, Brandie Ross...
Jeff Skeels and Doug Beck (back) coached the Pony Boys team of (Front row, l-r): Jacob Woodmancy, Josh Johnston, Alex Poppe, Michael Beck, Carson Thelander, Deitrik Brueggeman. Second row: Jarin Tines, Aaron Fay, Spencer Ross, Jack Kennicutt. (Photo by ...
The City of Kearney Park and Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for the 21st Annual Nebraska Senior Games.
The games, for people 50 and older, are scheduled for August 12-15, in Kearney.
Events include: bowling, 5K/10K...
So here we are again, invited to another summer barbecue and you have been asked to provide what? An appetizer, a salad or a dessert? What comes to mind, a bag of chips, potato salad, some kind of typical jello or cookies maybe? Wow, now we are getting o...
The July 16-17 Relay For Life fund-raising activity for the American Cancer Society will be held at North Park in Ogallala.
Events start at 5:30 p.m. with a barbecue. The Opening ceremony and survivors’ lap is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Throughout the ...
Okay, you caught me. For all those sharp-eyed readers who caught it last week when I called the Lagoon Nebula M7 when, in fact, it should be called M8. All I can say in my defense is fat fingers, small keys, and bifocals. But, thanks for noticing.
By Josh Sumner
The Wauneta Breeze
Most people know about the
health risks associated with prolonged exposure to radon–particularly its danger for causing lung cancer.
Instead of sitting idly by, the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department is d...
Following, from Home Instead Senior Care and Vickie Dellaquila, certified professional organizer and author of “Don’t Toss My Memories in the Trash,” are 10 reasons seniors can’t or won’t give up their stuff and what to do about it.
1. The se...
By Tawny Burmood
UNL Student Intern
Hello Grant, Nebraska! My name is Tawny Burmood and I’m the newest addition to the newspaper staff, joining as a student intern for a few weeks.
I’ve made the move out west to get some real newspape...
By Jan Rahn
Everyone has a voice when it comes to honoring community patrons during the 2010 Perkins County Fair.
Nomination letters are needed for selection of a Grand Marshal to lead the parade and for an individual who will be de...
A few more donations have been gladly accepted for the annual fireworks show held on July 4.
Donating toward a five-inch shell ($21-$49) were Pam and Larry Seiler, Max and Lorraine Hansen.
A multi-shot box ($50-$99) donation was made by Gaylord a...
Kids enrolled in the summer reading program at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant helped the Perkins County Area Arts Council kick off a new community project, a tile mural that will be displayed at the library.
On their final day of the summer rea...
Lucille Drzewiecki’s was the only July birthday celebrated at the Perkins County Senior Center on Friday, July 9. (Photo by DeAnn Zwickl)
Charlotte Endorf will present a program on “Fragile Excess Baggage” Wednesday, July 21 at 10:15 a.m. at the Perkins County Senior Center in Grant as part of the Nebraska Humanities Council Speakers Bureau.
In 2004, Endorf made the decision to docum...
Plans are underway for the 2010 Wallace Fall Festival. Anyone who is interested in helping with the Community Fun Day is encouraged to attend the next meeting Thursday, July 15, at 7 p.m. CDT at Grandma Deb’s Cafe in downtown Wallace.