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  • Stewart honored for years as coach

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor After 35 years of coaching, Richard Stewart, a 1967 graduate of Venango High School, hung up his clip board and received a welcome surprise.On March 28, Stewart was the recipient of a Level 5 achievement award from the Col...
  • PCS Quiz Bowl squad district runner-up

    On Tuesday, April 7 the PC High School Quiz Bowl Team competed at Sutherland in the ESU 16 District Quiz Bowl Tournament.  The 14 schools competing included Arthur County, Brady, Hershey, Mullen, North Platte St. Patrick’s, Paxton, Perkins County, Su...
  • Swedberg recognized At Nebraska Young Artist Awards Day

    The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts held its Nebraska Young Artist Awards on April 8.The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the ...
  • College Notes

    Lundvall named High Scholar Alexandria Lundvall of Wallace is among more than 1,800 UNL students who were honored during the All-University Honors Convocation April 12 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.Lundvall, a freshman in the College of Agricul...
  • Tribune makes Youth Art Month donation to PCS

    On April 13 Becky Uehling (middle, left) of the Grant Tribune-Sentinel presented Perkins County Elementary art teacher Nicole Long and PCS fourth graders with a check for $200. The money was a portion of the cost of Youth Art Month ads created by PCS ...
  • Monsanto executive giving lecture April 21

    World Food Prize Laureate will speak at 3:30 p.m. at UNL Monsanto Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley will speak at the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2014-2015 season at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln April 21.Fraley,...
  • Area residents elected to leadership council

    The Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council recently elected new officers and board members during its annual meeting.Newly elected officers are chairman of the board Terry Schutte of Lincoln, vice chair Greg Ibach of Sumner, secretary Leland Poppe of No...
  • NCORPE compact compliance operations cease

    The NCORPE augmentation project in Lincoln County has ceased Republican River Compact compliance operations for 2015, having prevented an irrigation shutdown on approximately 300,000 acres in the Republican Basin in 2014 and 2015.“An irrigation shutdown...
  • Dolezal attends training

    Michael Dolezal, Perkins County weed superintendent, recently attended the Nebraska Weed Control Association spring training, held at the Ramada Inn, Kearney on April 1-2, with the theme “Gearing up for a Successful Season.”Wednesday’s topics includ...
  • Changes in Perkins County Farms

    By Debbie Osler Comprehensive Plan Committee Member Editor’s Note: The following is one of a series of articles on the highlights of the Comprehensive Plan of Perkins County, adopted in 2013. The information includes results of census data, community ...
  • Resolution to allow voters to extend legislative term limits dies

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Nebraska voters will not get to vote on whether to extend the term limits for Nebraska state senators in the 2016 election. On Monday, LR7 failed to advance on a 22-20 vote, effectively killing the bill. During ...
  • Wheat Board announces two openings

    Directorship appointments for Districts 5 and 7 of the Nebraska Wheat Utilization, Development and Marketing Board (NWB) are open for appointment by the governor. The new term will begin July 1. Applications should be submitted by 5 p.m. CST May 29, 2015....
  • USDA grant provides opportunities for ag producers and small businesses

    Agricultural producers and small for-profit businesses are encouraged to attend the April 20 informational meeting to discuss energy opportunities available via the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), which was announced on Dec. 29, 2014.  The Unite...
  • Endless junk mail sure does pile up

    Dear Editor, Does everybody get as much junk mail as I do? Last year from Jan. 1, 2014 to Dec. 31, 2014, I kept track of how many letters I got that asked for money donations. Everyone wants $25 up to $10,000. I think I got everybody beat. I got letters...
  • Easter fun

      The annual Easter egg hunt in Grant was held April 4 at the Grant City Park and was sponsored by the Beta Sigma Phi sorority. Above: The Easter Bunny helped Ana and Aiden Wyatt of Grant get ready for the egg hunt.     The annual Easter egg ...
  • Byrd finds PCHS a partner in patient centered care

    by Becky Uehling Staff WriterHolding onto and promoting family practice medicine is a priority for 42-year-old doctor J. Matthew Byrd, who believes he has found a partner with this goal in Perkins County Health Services. Dr. Byrd accepted a chance to pr...
  • Shelter event has new location

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor There will be wine and woofing at the annual wine tasting event for the Perkins County Animal Shelter on Saturday, April 11. The annual fundraiser will start at 7 p.m. at Pheasant Run Golf Course. The evening will be f...
  • Tractor fire

      Grant Volunteer Fire Department officials responded to call at approximately 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 2 at a property eight miles north and three miles west of Grant. The property is owned by Beynon Farms. It was reported a 2014 Case Internati...
  • HML to celebrate National Library Week

    Refreshments, auction planned Next week, Hastings Memorial Library will join libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library worker...
  • PCHS News

    Hugs n Teddy Bears Daycare celebrates young learners WHAT IS THE WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD?The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the world’s largest early c...