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  • Painting Perkins County

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor “The journey of a 1,000 miles begins with a single step,” is a famous quote from Confucious. For Todd Williams of Central City, the journey of 93 counties begins with the stroke of a paint brush.Williams was i...
  • School district adds, shuffles staff

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Perkins County Public Schools will see some new faces next year with some familiar faces having new duties.Molly Strand, second grade elementary teacher at PCS, put in her letter of resignation recently to move on to teac...
  • Aviation club stops in Grant

      Grant City Administrator Dana Harris talks with a member of a Minnesota Chapter of the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) on April 30 at the Grant Municipal Airport. The group of eight planes stopped in Grant on their way to Colorado to eat l...
  • Winners of GTS After 5 drawings announced

    Thanks to all who attended the After 5 at the Grant Tribune office on Friday, May 1. Winning the drawing for a free subscription was Tiffany Long of Grant. Chamber Bucks winners were Ciara Lampmann, Grant, $25; Carol Uehling, Grant, $15; Ivan Regier, Madr...
  • Local girls to compete in pageant this weekend

    Shyne Hickey, six, of Madrid, will compete in the National American Miss pageant on May 9-10 in Omaha.The daughter of Carlos and Sharla Hickey, Shyne will be competing in the Princess division, which includes participants ages four to six.Shyne’s activi...
  • McCloskey wins fire truck

      The Madrid Volunteer Fire Dept. held its annual pancake feed on April 25. Pictured with his new fire truck he won in the drawing is Wyatt McCloskey, along with his mom Machelle, brother Tannon and dad Mitch. ...
  • Artbeat

    Colorado photographer, local craftsman displaying at gallery TThe Perkins County Area Arts Council welcomes the work of Colorado photographer Max E. Carlson and Grant’s Galen Tickle to Meadowlark Gallery for the month of May.Carlson was born in 1949 an...
  • PCHS News

    National NURSES WEEK Honoring the backbone of health care Patients often recognize that a nurse is the health care professional with whom they and their families have the most direct contact. But they might not realize that nurses also are leaders in im...
  • The American Red Cross seeks blood drive coordinator in Wallace

    The Red Cross is looking for dedicated individuals in Wallace who want to give back to the community through service with the American Red Cross Blood Services. They need volunteers to act as coordinator or co-coordinator of the Wallace Blood Drive. They ...
  • Wallace Legion holds Poppy contest

    The winners of the Wallace Legion Auxiliary fourth grade Poppy contest are (l-r) Karlie Finley, first place; Emma Matson, second place and Jordyn Messersmith, third place. ...
  • Planning & Zoning News

    Survey gives insight to business succession planning By Dennis Demmel Comprehensive Planning Committee 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 info...
  • 50 Shades of Me

    Middle Child Syndrome effects everyone differently By Brooke Pankonin Tribune Staff A few weeks ago I registered my baby for Kindergarten. I’m not normally a super sappy mom, but when I got into the car, I surprised myself by crying a little. Pathetic...
  • From the Pulpit

    Hear His voice By Father Tom Kuffel There are betrayal, brokenness and battles in our lives. Every day we read about the reign of evil. Our world becomes more and more pornographic, antagonistic and inimical. Logic states that the greater the evils, the...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    So much to watch By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist This past weekend there were a number of big sporting events on the national level. My problem was that only one of them held any interest for me and that was the NBA playoff. There was a hockey game,...
  • Record setting day for Wildcats

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor For 36 years the Wallace High School 3200 meter track record stood.Darin Russell set the Wildcat mark in 1979 with a time of 10:17.2. On May 1, Wildcat Tanner Clough shattered that mark at the Republican Plains Activ...
  • Records broken at SPVA Invite

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Perkins County track squad is coming together at the right time.Twenty-nine personal records were set at the SPVA meet in Hershey on May 1 and a school record was set for the second straight week in the hurdles.Hunter ...
  • Golfers improve

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor On May 1,the Perkins County Plainsmen hosted the SPVA Invite at Pheasant Run Golf Course.The Plainsmen finished third with 352 team points. Bridgeport was first with 339 team points while Kimball finished second with...
  • Senior of the Month

    Kendra Hoffert of rural Madrid has been selected as the Senior of the Month for April 2015.Throughout her high school career, Kendra has been active in sports, academics and the community.She has been a participant in FFA, cross country, basketball and tr...
  • “Let’s Sing” at PC Elementary

      Perkins County Elementary held the spring music program on April 30 at Perkins County High School with the theme, “No Theme...Let’s Sing.” Top: Second grade students Kaiden Case and Kenna Dickinson momentarily had a case of the giggles while s...
  • “Come On, Get Happy”

      The 2015 Wallace School spring concert was held last week with the theme, “Come On, Get Happy.” Above: The kindergarten through second grade sing “Sing A Little Song.” Other highlights of the night included the fifth grade band playing, “C...