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  • Livestock Sale—2009 Perkins County Fair

    Swine Purple: Lindsey Perlinger, $600, Josh Day Trucking; Holly Copple, $700, Cutler Grain; Tyler Lee, $400, Countryside Insurance; Lindsey Perlinger, $550, Harchelroad Motors; Haylee Lopez, $400, Steve’s Show Pigs; Holly Copple $525. Frenchman Valley;...
  • Madrid Day is Aug. 22 —come join the fun

    The Village of Madrid will host its annual Madrid Days celebration Saturday, Aug. 22, beginning at 8 a.m. with village-wide garage sales. At 1 p.m. are kid’s games, a classic car/bike show, and an antique tractor show. Kids are reminded to please brin...
  • Madrid Day is Aug. 22 —come join the fun

    The Village of Madrid will host its annual Madrid Days celebration Saturday, Aug. 22, beginning at 8 a.m. with village-wide garage sales. At 1 p.m. are kid’s games, a classic car/bike show, and an antique tractor show. Kids are reminded to please brin...
  • Take care of your spiritual garden

    Pastor Rich SavageUnited Methodist Church, Grant Yesterday I was working at my kitchen table when I noticed my neighbor was out mowing his yard again. He was working steadily at it. He keeps his lawn in beautiful shape. He works at it, doing all those th...
  • Our Community’s History

    When you wish upon a par By DeAnn Z.Grant Tribune StaffOne Year Ago Aug. 14, 2008 Helping Hands, a new private duty home care, is being offered by Hi-Line Home Health. The services offered include a range of services from shopping and bill paying to tra...
  • Hoping for a small victory for taxpayers

    Dear Editor: Let’s hope Congress moves quickly to fix a tax-related issue that President Obama’s administration just highlighted. Are employees aware that if they have a company provided cell phone for business use they must manually log and pay tax...
  • Climate change is most important issue

    Dear Editor: Being a journalist, I have seen how issues come to the forefront, and then how people tire of them and move on to another subject. There is an initial frenzy of interest, then editors feel that people have heard enough. Despite the myriad o...
  • U.S. health care finishes last

    Dear Editor: Though the U.S. is the undisputed leader in emergency health care (our technology rocks) amongst the top 10 industrialized nations, we finish last in almost every other way of measuring health care. The bulk of the reasons for this can be a...
  • Saga of the banana cream pies

    By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher I needed to provide a couple desserts for a luncheon, so why not double the recipe to make it easier? On second thought, my favorite recipe takes more time with separate layers so I’ll make one Chocolate Butterfinger Delig...
  • Yvonne and Clifford Sexson celebrate anniversary 66

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  • Engagement

    Mathew Lee and Leslie Dent Leslie Dent of Seneca, Neb., and Mathew Lee of Imperial, Neb., are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Mike and Rachel Dent of Seneca, Leon Lee of Grant, Neb., and Connie Lee o...
  • 80-year church member honored

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  • What's Up

    Scorpius visible in summer sky By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Let’s see now, where was I? Oh yes, Scorpius. Scorpius is one of the few constellations that actually looks like what it represents, a scorpion. The three third-magnitude stars makin...
  • Wallace fccla students receive national awards

    Forty-six Nebraska students recently received Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) awards during national competition in Nashville. About 100 Nebraska students were among the nearly 6,000 students who attended the 2009 National Leaders...
  • Rendezvous planned for Sept. 25-27

    Hayes Center Nebraska’s Grand Duke Alexis Rendezvous 2009 will be held Sept. 25, 26, and 27 near the actual site of the historic campground of Buffalo Bill Cody, General George Custer, General Phil Sheridan and the Grand Duke Alexis of Russia. The even...
  • 4-H Awards

    4-H Membership Pins One year–Caleb Breazeale,  Madisyn Cutler, Michael Dreiling, Robert Engel, Justin Hatcher, Anna Horton, Tim Johnson, Courtney McClenahan, Derek Sis, Jaclyn Kurkowski. Five years–Elliot Carlson, Rebecca Cornelius, Elizabeth Krajew...
  • 4-H Awards

    4-H Membership Pins One year–Caleb Breazeale,  Madisyn Cutler, Michael Dreiling, Robert Engel, Justin Hatcher, Anna Horton, Tim Johnson, Courtney McClenahan, Derek Sis, Jaclyn Kurkowski. Five years–Elliot Carlson, Rebecca Cornelius, Elizabeth Kraj...
  • 4-H-ers judge livestock at fair

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  • Clover Kid 4-H’ers get ribbons

      All exhibitors receive rainbow (participation) ribbons. Dept. E Road to Good Cooking Oatmeal cookies: Danielle Burge, Tanner Burge. Other baked item: Danielle Burge, Tanner Burge. Department G Horticulture Jalapeno peppers: Abby Skeels. Red toma...
  • Open Class Fair Results

    Communications and Expressive Arts Posters Open Theme–Red: Anna Horton, Anna Horton. Photography Unit I Photo Story Display–Purple: Shania Metcalf. Blue: Tanya Metcalf, Michelle Skeels. Fun With Shadows Display–Blue: Michelle Skeels. Magic Tric...