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  • Annual Thanksgiving meal cancelled

    The annual Thanksgiving meal in Grant will not be happening this year. Organizational help is needed before and after the event to make it proceed and unless that help is found, the event will not continue in subsequent years. A co-chairmanship has been ...
  • Chamber presents first dollars

    The Perkins County Chamber of Commerce presented first dollars to two new chamber members, Deaver Computer Service and Tiny Tots Daycare at the Nov. 20 monthly chamber meeting. Those on hand were (Front row, l-r): Tony Kempf of Deaver Computer Service...
  • Lawn and garden workshop held

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff Area residents interested in improving their home landscapes congregated at Hastings Memorial Library Tuesday, Nov. 19 for a presentation by UNL extension educators David Lott and Strahinja Stepanovic, and Forester Rach...
  • Rotary donates to pantry

      Grant Rotary President Tim Colglazier, left, donates $500 to the Perkins County Weekend Food Program on behalf of the local Rotary club on Nov. 19. Accepting the check is Pastor Russ Gaar of the Perkins County Ministerial Association, who oversees t...
  • Elsie seniors hold luncheon

    The Elsie Seniors held their monthly luncheon Tuesday Nov. 18 at the Elsie Legion Hall. They had a catered meal consisting of hot turkey sandwiches, coleslaw and cake. Trish Stever and Trudy Hundhausen from the Perkins County Senior Center presented a pro...
  • Senior Center Menus

    Perkins County Senior Center, Grant      Nov. 20-26Thur: Sausage gravy over biscuit, California blend veggiesFri: (Anniversary) Sloppy Joe, French fries, broccoliMon: Tator tot casserole, peas, breadTues: (Madrid meal) Oven fried chicken, mashed potat...
  • Midwest Musings

    Get out there and shop By Tim Linscott Managing Editor It is the early morning hours of the a.m. and a husband and wife tandem get up to begin their day.The husband gets ready for work while the wife gets the children ready for school. Once the kids are...
  • From the Pulpit

    By Pastor Ronald Vote Joshua 24:15 NKJ “And if it seems evil to you to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites,...
  • Nebraska statewide gas average slips below $3 per gallon

    The statewide average price for regular unleaded gasoline in Nebraska dropped below $3 a gallon this week, reports AAA.  Average for the 87-88 octane rated fuel  is $2.97 per gallon, down eight cents from a week  ago and 13 cents less than this same ti...
  • Monthly state unemployment rate drops to 3.4 percent

    The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) announced today that Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for October is 3.4 percent, seasonally adjusted. The jobless rate is down 0.2 percentage points from the September 2014 rate and down 0.4 percentage po...
  • Students recognized for testing excellence

    Students in grades third through six at Perkins County were recognized on Nov. 17 for exceeding test standards on the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) test. School board members and Perkins County Schools Superintendent Phillip Picquet presented stu...
  • Winter One Act play performed

    The Perkins County High School One Act play, ‘Lockdown,’ was performed on Sunday, Nov. 23. The play displays a gambit of emotions depicting a classroom involved in a school-wide lockdown. Pictured are, from left to right, Shane Ourada, Zak Kurkowski...
  • PCS officers attend national FFA convention

    Two of our officers have just gotten back from National FFA and loved it! Amanda Reichert, chapter treasurer, said that her favorite part was the concert and that it was so fun to see all the tweets and pictures. Vice President Emily Kemling said that h...
  • Plainsmen squad hungry for wins this year

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Twenty players have suited up to start the season for the PCS boys basketball squad with nine letter-winners hoping to give the Plainsmen some drive, determination and leadership.Leadership will also be provided by the t...
  • Youth combines with experience for Plainsmen

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor This year there are eight grapplers wrestling for Perkins County High School.The squad will consist of three freshmen, two sophomores, two juniors and one senior.There are three returning letter winners coming back to th...
  • Seniors form key components to Lady Plainsmen offense

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Utilizing team speed will be a key for the Perkins County girls basketball team this sesaon.Head coach Deanne Bishop explained that skill and speed will be a cornerstone to the Lady Plainsmen during the 2014-2015 campaig...
  • Wildcats taking game to new heights

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Height and experience could give the Wallace boys basketball squad an advantage this season.Coming off an amazing 18-5 season last year, the Wildcats will have seven returning letter winners. Seniors Jeff Harms, Bi G...
  • Grant Rotary spreads love of reading across the county

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Reading has led to more reading. After reading an article about the Little Lending Library in ‘The Rotarian’ magazine in May, Brenda Styskal was struck with an idea. She wanted to promote literacy and get communitie...
  • Christmas Open House

    Thursday, Nov. 205-8 p.m. Downtown Grant Sponsored byPerkins County Chamber of Commerce & Chamber businesses Don’t forget Santa will be in Grant5:30-7 p.m.!...
  • Dream starts in Grant, ends in NYC

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor In 1977, Perkins County High School freshman Leland Poppe was asked by coach Al Gaston if we wanted to go to a track meet. Wanting to get out of school, Poppe said yes. “Great! I have you registered for the two mile...