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  • Planting peas gains popularity

      by Becca BrandtHolyoke Enterprise As July approaches, people all over the Great Plains region gear up for wheat harvest. Almost everywhere one can see fields full of grain but west of Holyoke, hidden from view, are 200 acres of peas in full bloom. L...
  • Babbit attends Ag Sciences Day

    The Board of Regents, University Of Nebraska - Lincoln received $70,000 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for the “Excellence in Ag Sciences: Water Resource Education” project. Recently, Doug Babbitt from Perkins County Schools attended the Ag Sci...
  • Appreciation lunch held

      Aurora Agronomy held its annual ‘Farmer’s Lunch’ appreciation luncheon at their airport hangar on July 9. A full spread of barbecue was highlighted by a packed house enjoying conversation and a break from work for a brief period. Pictured are ...
  • Putting Grant in the forefront

    Perkins County Health Services breaks ground on new multi-million dollar facility by Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel “While some small towns are burning out, Grant is burning bright,” Jim LeBrun, CEO of Perkins County Health Services concluded his r...
  • Friends, fun and the Fourth

    Ella and Addy Einspahr sing ‘Let It Go,’ during the annual talent contest in the park. One of the youngest runners in the Firecracker Run this year was Emma Goff, 17-months, of Salem, Neb. The newest attraction to the Fourth of July celebra...
  • Colorado tracking marijuana law progress

      The following is the third in a series of three articles about the Colorado marijuana law and its impact on this region.by tim linscottby Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel Is there an influx of people coming into Colorado specifically to use marijuana?...
  • Colglazier added to clinic roster

    by Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel Familiarity with patients is important in the medical world and Analisa Colglazier has that covered. Lifelong resident Colglazier is the newest addition to the Colglazier Medical Clinic in Grant. She is an Advanced Practice...
  • Father Kuffel new at church

      Father Tom Kuffel is shown outside the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church following an ice cream social held June 29th to welcome him as the new pastor. (Contributed photo)...
  • Learning + love = a lifetime

      Bea Dahl was a teacher at Venango Elementary School in the fall of 1946 and loved her job. She taught sixth, seventh and eighth grade and a seventh grade student of hers, Max Dodson, was of particular concern for Dahl... at least, how he arrived at ...
  • Women’s Connection to meet in Ogallala

    The Ogallala/Grant Women’s Connection will hold their July meeting on Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. MDT at the Quality Inn in Ogallala. Tickets are available at the door and are all inclusive. The special feature for the evening will be a presentation by...
  • Thrivent owners familiar with community

      by Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel Thrivent Financial owners Sheila and Dale Johnson are no strangers to Perkins County. Sheila was the music teacher at Perkins County High School until this past school year. She decided to get out of teaching and join...
  • Senior Center Menus

    Perkins County Senior Center, Grant      July 10-16Thur:  Roast beef, carrots, potatoFri:  (Birthday) Pizza, fresh veggies, cheese sticksMon:  Chicken broccoli casserole, peas & carrotsTues:  Tilapia, rice, California blend veggiesWed:  Swis...
  • fireworks donations

    Contributions to the annual Fourth of July fireworks display continue. The shell sizes their donation purchased are: $10 and under: three inch shell; $11-$20: four inch shell; $21-49: five inch shell; $50-99: multi-shot box; $100 and up: finale.Three-inch...
  • Meal packing event set

    Event planned for July 23-26 in Imperial By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Planning is already underway for the fourth annual Feed My Starving Children packing event in Imperial. Southwest Nebraska Meals for God’s Children sponsors the event th...
  • Decorate a luminary bag for Relay for Life

    It’s time to register for the annual Relay for Life scheduled for Friday, July 25 in Ogallala. “Survivor Sunday” is July 13 from 1-3 p.m. at the Congregational Church at 302 N. Spruce in Ogallala where cancer survivors can pre-register for the event...
  • Midwest Musings

    God Bless America I have recently been a bit nostalgic, as five years ago this year I lost my father and his 80th birthday would have been next week. My father was very patriotic and served this country in the military and I recently spoke with a friend ...
  • From the Pulpit

    We live in a very religious world. Of the nearly eight billion people that inhabit planet earth the vast majority are religious. Dr. David Barrett, editor of the “World Christian Encyclopedia,” states that there are 19 major world religions which are ...
  • New author guide coming

    Any living author born in Nebraska or who has lived in Nebraska at least 10 years may submit a brief bio including a list of their publications and connection to Nebraska for consideration of inclusion in the new edition of Guide to Nebraska Authors.The 1...
  • Fuel prices in Nebraska lower than the National Average

    The national average for fuel has climbed to $3.68 a gallon, which is the highest average for Independence Day since 2008.  Fuel costs are currently 20 cents higher than the national average recorded on July 4, 2013.  In Nebraska, the average price for ...
  • Annual Firecracker run held in Grant July 4

      A total of 228 runners took part in the 2014 edition of the Firecracker 5k run in Grant on July 4. There were seven divisions in both the men’s and women’s category with the top three runners recognized in each division. Overall men’s winner ...