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  • Johnston, White and Johnson among top scorers for Plainsmen boys this season

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelCoach Shawn Cole and his Plainsmen boys wrapped up the 2015-2016 season with a record of 14-9. “I am proud of each and every player this season. Everyday, each player gave their team 100percent, whether it be at p...
  • Registration open for 2016 Cornhusker State Games

    Registration is open for the 32nd annual Cornhusker State Games, featuring competition in 68 sports at 62 venues in Lincoln, Omaha and surrounding communities. Most events take place July 15-24, and officials expect more than 12,000 participants.Jiu-Jitsu...
  • Warmer temperatures attracting motorcycle riders

    Recent record-high temperatures are giving motorcycle riders an early start on the riding season. AAA reminds motorists to look for motorcyclists in the traffic mix. Always look twice before changing lanes, pulling into moving traffic from a side street o...
  • Nebraska Game and Parks to stock trout

    The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will stock nearly 41,000 catchable-size rainbow trout in city ponds and lakes across the state this month to enhance spring fishing opportunities.Angling for stocked rainbow trout is an excellent way to introduce you...
  • Sandhill crane viewing opportunities in the North Platte area

    Sandhill crane viewing can be done by driving highways and back roads, but a few safer alternatives have been made available to the public by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.Buffalo Bill State Recreation Area (SRA) has several viewing locations tha...
  • New clinic medical record helps coordinate care in Ogallala

    Banner Health Clinic will begin a transition to a new electronic patient health record in March that will better coordinate care for patients who use Ogallala Community Hospital and other Banner Health facilities.Training for clinic staff members and prov...
  • Seniors ‘see’ dangers of drunk driving

    By Kara CosentinoGrant Tribune-SentinelSeniors at Perkins County High School got some first-hand knowledge on the dangers of driving drunk.    They weren’t actually driving drunk—just impaired with the use of special goggles to impair their vis...
  • JR Tiger: Truck stop star, Chopped champion

    By Kara CosentinoGrant Tribune-Sentinel“That means that you, Chef JR Tiger are the Chopped Champion.” On March 1, former 310 Central Chef JR Tiger was crowned the Chopped Season 27, episode nine champion. The episode was titled “Truck Stop Stars...
  • Q & A on meters

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Grant City Council has accepted a bid for a major water project that includes the installation of water meters on the more than 700 water taps in the city. Since the adoption of the bid at the February council me...
  • NRD seek funds for real-time monitoring of recorder wells

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will seek grant funds to launch a pilot project on real-time monitoring of groundwater recorder wells in the district. During their regular meeting Tuesday, Mar...
  • Spartabots compete in state competition

      By Kara CosentinoGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Perkins County Spartabots finished their year by competing at state on Feb. 20. The team qualified Jan. 9 at the regional competition in Sidney. The top four from that competition then went to state. A to...
  • Hughes' Views

    Hughes’ bill on  hazing advances Several important and noteworthy bills were advanced or stopped this past week. I am glad that LB 710, the bill which I introduced to protect younger Nebraskans from hazing, was advanced unanimously by the Legislature ...
  • Capitol View

    Capitol ViewJ.L. Schmidt Property tax debate continues as session winds down Plans to cap annual increases in statewide agricultural land valuation have won the support of Governor Pete Ricketts but brought opposition from some municipalities and appear...
  • Another Perspective

    ANOTHER PERSPECTIVELori Pankonin Co-Publisher Go after whatever makes you happyA few years back, I was at an awards ceremony where reporters were honored for stories that made an impact.One of the recipients started his acceptance response referring to a...
  • Community members discuss their dreams for Wallace’s future

    Over 30 community members and Wallace Community Fund members gathered on Feb. 17 at the American Legion Hall for a “visioning session.” The event was sponsored by the Wallace Community Fund (WCF), an affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation (N...
  • Long returns for Government Day presentation

    Andy Long, 1995 graduate of Perkins County High School and current vice president of student affairs for Mid-Plains College-McCook campus, recently gave an address to approximately 50 people, including the PCHS senior class, Perkins County elected offic...
  • Women’s Connection to meet in Grant on March 16

    “Blind Trust” is the story of Rita Weber from Sioux Falls, S.D. Join family and friends at Grant and Ogallala Women’s Connection at Westview Retirement Community in Grant on Wednesday, March 16, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Weber will be speaking about he...
  • FSA Scoop

    NAP deadline March 15The Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) provides financial assistance to producers of noninsurable crops when low yields occur due to a natural disaster, such as drought. Eligible crops must be commercially produced crop...
  • Register for Perkins County Women in Agriculture Day

    Mark the calendar—the Perkins County Women in Agriculture Day will be held on Thursday, March 24 at the Stumpf International Wheat Center in Grant. This event is open to all women in Perkins County and surrounding areas and is sponsored by Perkins Count...
  • CattleWomen offering scholarships

    The Area 14 CattleWomen are sponsoring three $500 scholarships in 2016. They will be awarded to three high school seniors who will be registering as freshmen in the fall of 2016 at a college, university or technical school.Applicants can be male or female...