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  • Soccer team photos

      Members of the Grant 12 and under Red soccer team were (Front row, l-r): Kailee Potts, Savannah Clark, Meredith Gloy, Talyer Evans. Back: Trevor Cornelius, Jaxson Clark, Brient Wood, coach Angela Peterson, Storm Peterson, Gavin Smith and Mason McGre...
  • Firearm deer season is Nov. 15-23

    A good season of deer hunting is expected in Nebraska for the Nov. 15-23 firearm season.“Most hunters should see more deer this year after two good years of fawn production,” said Kit Hams, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s big game program m...
  • PCS STUCO donates to food pantry

      Perkins County High School Student Council members Shane Ourada, Amanda Reichert, Mariah Curtis and Samantha Snogren present Pastor Russ Gaar with a check for $509 to the Perkins County Food Pantry. The funds were raised from the annual jersey aucti...
  • Top winners in radon poster contest named

      Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department presented awards for their Radon Poster Contest to Mrs. Renee Marquardt’s students at Perkins County Middle School this week.  255 posters were submitted for the contest from students ages 9 to 14.  To...
  • ‘The Odyssey’ performed

      Wallace High School drama team performed the classic, ‘The Odyssey’ on Nov. 8 as part of the annual dinner theater. Above: Chance Kennicutt, playing Odysseus, repairs his ship as Collin Swedberg, playing Pete, tells him how foolish he was to ang...
  • College Notes

      Behrends is student nurse of month Lisa Behrends (left), first-year ADN, of Grant, was named student nurse of the Month at Mid-Plains Community College in October. She is joined by Kathy Harrison, director of nursing.   Whalen, Marquardt among R...
  • Corn crop takes dip compared to 2013

    Based on Nov. 1 conditions, Nebraska’s 2014 corn crop is forecast at 1.58 billion bushels, down two percent from last year’s record high, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Acreage harvested for grain is estimated at 8...
  • Farm Bill meetings planned

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and the USDA Farm Service Agency are joining to provide educational meetings across Nebraska on the 2014 Farm Bill.“The new farm bill provides producers a new, updated safety net for crop producers, but also prov...
  • Panelists agree: agriculture must answer consumer questions better

    Consumers are asking questions about the food-production system they’ve never asked before, and agriculture needs to do a better job of answering those questions, panelists at a University of Nebraska-Lincoln lecture agreed Thursday.The discussion, titl...
  • Haulers reminded proper permits needed during harvest

    With the arrival of harvest season in Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division would like to remind haulers to obtain the proper permits and make sure their equipment has been inspected and is safe for use.Haulers are reminde...
  • Farm Bill education meeting planned

    An educational program regarding the Nebraska Farm Bill will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. The program will review 2014 Farm Bill commodity program details, sign-up procedures and analysis and decision tool...
  • Crossing the path of a black cat

      The old adage is ‘never cross the path of a black cat,’ however, these Perkins County Elementary students are having help crossing the path from crossing guard Jan Rahn of the Grant Tribune-Sentinel, who dressed as a black cat for Halloween. A...
  • Who you gonna call...for candy?

      Norma Mayer and Lauren Klima of Image Total Fitness, left, dressed as Ghostbusters for Trick-or-Treat Street on Oct. 31. Austin, 3, and Alexa Kraus, 2, along with their mother Shana Kraus, were among the estimated 350 ghosts, goblins, ghoulies and...
  • Hughes wins Legislative seat

    High voter turnout in county By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A higher than expected voter turnout has Perkins County Clerk Rita Long extremely pleased with county voters and, although there were not many contested races, the ones that were local were i...
  • Annexation hearing Nov. 11

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The stage is set for the Grant City Council to possibly annex four parcels of property east of Grant for future housing developments. On Oct. 28 the Grant City Council held the first reading of the ordinance annexing the ...
  • Chamber open house to let county ‘sparkle’

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor This year’s Perkins County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Open House will have the theme ‘Christmas Sparkles in Perkins County’ and will kick off the holiday shopping season on Nov. 20. Available this year will be ba...
  • Gallery to host local pilot’s memorabilia

      By Jan Rahn Tribune Staff A memorial to a pilot well-known for his bravery in World War II and contributions to Perkins County has been assembled and will be on display at Meadowlark Gallery during November. The family of the late Ed Martens of ...
  • Vets Day ceremonies to commemorate bravery

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor This year’s Veterans Day observance in Grant will feature remarks by Richard Colson of Paxton. The 58th annual observance of Veterans Day will be Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Perkins County High School. This ye...
  • Trunk-or-Treat held in Elsie

      Elsie held their annual Trunk-or-Treat on Friday, Oct. 31. The event allows individuals from the country and outlying areas to pass out treats to the trick-or-treaters on main street in town. Those with treats to give park on main street while the k...
  • After 5 held

      Chelsey Alderson and Lisa Schmitt were two of the estimated 35 people attending the After 5 held at Adams Bank and Trust in Grant on Oct. 24. The event was sponsored by Adams Bank and Trust, Western Insurors and Midwest Electric. A full spread of fo...