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  • Clothing revue

    Award winners for the Perkins County Fair Clothing Judging and Revue were (Above, l-r): Jaclyn Kurkowski, Reserve Champion junior stylist; Lillian Fournier, Grand Champion junior stylist; Samantha Snogren, Reserve Champion senior stylist and Rebecca Corne...
  • Health insurance cost could double for farmers and ranchers

    Keith Olsen is a farmer from Grant and president of Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation. As Farm Bureau president, he serves on the board of directors of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, which administers the group health plan available to Farm Bureau ...
  • Access brings the science of seed building to local event

    A behind-the-scenes glimpse of the science of seed building was recently given to approximately 38 area farmers in the City Park in Grant. This Access event was sponsored by Channel Bio Corp, the parent company of Midwest Seed Genetics. Access is an educa...
  • Water conference scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 1, in Brule

    Efficient water usage will be the emphasis of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension conference scheduled Sept. 1 at a new university facility in Brule. The fifth annual Great Plains Conference, “Improving Crop Water Productivity” will be held at ...
  • Planting time critical to winter wheat yields

    Planting just two or three weeks early can make the difference between a bumper winter wheat crop and a disaster, said a University of Nebraska–Lincoln specialist. Research at the West Central Research and Extension Center has shown a difference of up t...
  • Conservation stewardship program available

    This is the program that many of you have been waiting to see go nationwide. Here it is, the Conservation Stewardship Program. This program recognizes producers who have been doing conservation. CSP offers incentives to do more. The operator of the farmi...
  • USDA predicts biggest soybean crop in history

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)—U.S. farmers weathered soggy summer conditions to produce what is expected to be the second-largest corn crop on record and the biggest soybean crop in history, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday, Aug. 12. Moderat...
  • McConaughy nets the Master Angler award

    More Master Angler fish were caught at Lake McConaughy than any other body of water in 2008, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Ninety-eight of the 1,527 Master Angler fish caught last year were taken from this western Nebraska lake. A M...
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  • Schools in Perkins County begin fall term on Monday

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The doors of Perkins County Schools open Monday, Aug. 17 to greet faculty, students and staff who will notice some attractive improvements that took place over the summer. Classes start at 8 a.m. for students across the distr...
  • Wallace School starts Aug. 17

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Wallace students will put in their first full day of school on Monday, Aug. 17 with regular hours. The bell rings at 8:05 a.m. and dismissal is at 3:38 p.m. In a recent letter to district patrons, Superintendent Todd Porter s...
  • Squirrel causes blackout Sunday

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor There was a glitch in getting ready for church Sunday morning for Grant residents who were without power for nearly one-and-a-half hours. A blackout from 7:30 a.m. until almost 9 a.m. was due to a squirrel that got into the s...
  • PCCF sets annual banquet

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The annual banquet of the Perkins County Community Foundation featuring a steak meal, local radio personality, and Nebraska Life Magazine editor is set for Friday, Aug. 21. This year’s event will again be held in the fellow...
  • 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;...
  • 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...