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  • Moving day

      Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman (center) helps direct traffic as the home that once resided next to Perkins County High School was moved last Thursday, June 5. The house was removed to make way for a new high school addition, which the Perki...
  • Grant garage sales 2014

      Nearly 40 garage sales were listed for the annual Grant city-wide garage sales on Saturday, June 7. Some sales had just a few tables while others, like this one just outside of Grant, had several long tables filled with treasures. (Photo by Tim Li...
  • New policies regarding lessons

    By Kylie HansonTribune Sentinel Intern At the Grant City Council meeting on May 27, a big topic was discussed: the new pool policies. In the past the city has allowed lifeguards to teach private swimming lessons in the public pool on their own time. This...
  • Farewell to Father Pfeiffer

      On June 8, parish members of the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant held a potluck dinner in honor of Father Mark Pfeiffer. He has been appointed Pastor of Saint John the Baptist parish in Cambridge and of Saint Germanus in Arapahoe. He will...
  • Good neighbors in Grant recognized for unselfish deeds

    Grant residents Dan and Charlottie Wallin, Lyle and Doni Holaway and Mel Shootman are the “Good Neighbor” recipients representing Perkins County for an award from the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation and the Omaha World-Herald. The 70th annual Good N...
  • Wallin receives FSA Administrator’s Award

    Key PT, Rita Wallin, from Perkins County, recently received the highest honorary award that management can nominate an employee for within FSA (Farm Service Agency).  Rita was a recipient of the 2013 FSA Administrator’s Award for Service to Agricultur...
  • Elsie seniors gather for luncheon

    The Elsie seniors held their monthly luncheon May 20, at the Elsie Legion Hall. Perkins County Health Services Foundation Administrator, Jody Snogren,  gave a presentation about  the hospital expansion project that is set to begin July 1. She answered q...
  • Midwest Musings

    Still a lot of ground to cover before ground can be covered By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Grant Mayor Mike Wyatt has a vision and a plan for developments to address the housing needs locally. I appreciate that he has a plan, a road map if you will, but ...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    The grid through which to view life By Pastor Russ GaarEvangelical Free Church, Grant King Solomon of ancient Israel is widely considered the wisest man to ever live, unless you count the only perfect man, Jesus Christ.  Solomon wrote the majority of t...
  • Artbeat

    Vintage collection at art gallery during June The Perkins County Area Arts Council is celebrating the month of June with a collection of vintage quilts and wedding attire borrowed from the Perkins County Museum, as well as Perkins County Plainsmen yearbo...
  • Men at risk for breast cancer

    June is men’s health month Men can and do get breast cancer, not at the rate that females get breast cancer but men are susceptible all the same.         Here are some common signs and symptoms to look for: Any change in the breast, chest area o...
  • Cut grass not limbs

    Tips offered for lawnmower safety As more Americans venture outdoors this summer to do yard work, the nation’s emergency physicians urge caution and common sense when using lawnmowers or other powerful lawn tools. “Unfortunately, we see often see se...
  • Summer Ball Schedules

    Boys Pony(Coach: Shayne Hite)Friday, May 30    Grant at Imperial (Or)    7:30 p.m.Friday, June 6    Ogallala 2 at Grant    7:30 p.m.Monday, June 9    ..Ogallala 1 at Grant    7:30 p.m.Friday, June 13    Hershey at Grant    7:30 p.m...
  • All-Star

      Courtney McClenahan of Perkins County participated in the annual Sertoma All-Star Volleyball Classic on June 7. McClenahan and Sara Hubbard and Alexandria Lundvall of Wallace represented the West team. (Johnson Publications photo)...
  • Wallace boys compete in All-Star game

      Shane Anders and Landon Swedburg of Wallace competed for the west team in the Cambridge Community School Organization All-Star Basketball game. Swedburg was named MVP for their team. (Contributed photo)...
  • Game and Parks urges boaters to think safety this summer

    Nebraskans are asked to be cautious when they enjoy a day on the water in their boats this summer. Boating safety should never be taken for granted. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission suggests ways boaters may reduce the risk of incidents and help ens...
  • Nebraska native to put on clinics

    Former Nebraska Cornhusker and NBA Basketball player, Erick Strickland will host sport clinics in five communities across Nebraska in five days from June 23-27. The clinics will be held in conjunction with the Cornhusker State Games Torch Run with the cul...
  • State Games deadline at end of month

    The discount deadline to register for the 30th Anniversary Cornhusker State Games is Mon., June 16.   After June 16, entry fees increase by $5 for most individual sports and $3 per person in most team events.  June 30 is the final deadline for most spor...
  • PCS middle school announces honor roll students

    Perkins County Schools is pleased to announce the names of middle school students on the fourth quarter and second semester honor rolls.Fourth QuarterAll A’s Tanner Burge, Jaden Dietlein, Kadie Hanson, Joshua Johnston, Nathan Kemling, Jessica Klingelhoe...
  • College Notes

    UNK releases dean’s list The University of Nebraska at Kearney announced the names of students who earned a place on the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester. To earn a place on the dean’s list, UNK students must complete at least 12 credit hou...