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  • Our Community’s History

    One Year AgoJune 20, 2013 A building in downtown Grant will be coming to life and taking on a whole new look. The building most recently occupied by Melody’s Cafe, is becoming a retail outlet. Reese Appliance owners Jason and Adair Reese purchased the b...
  • Free webinar June 23

    The webinar, ‘My family member has dementia: What do I do now?’ will be held Monday, June 23 from 1-2 p.m. at the conference room at Perkins County Health Services. The program is open to the public. Please RSVP to Marilyn Regier at (308) 352-8526 by ...
  • Senior Center Menus

    Perkins County Senior Center, Grant Thur: Chicken lasagna, beets, garlic bread, and dessert.  Fri: Swedish meat balls, baked potato, roll, and anniversary cake.  Mon: Sausage scrambles, hash browns, muffin, and fruit. Tues: Oven fried chicken, mashed p...
  • Happy Camper Run coming June 28

    The public is asked to consider providing financial support for kids who are hurting by donating to and/or participating in the Happy Camper Run on Saturday, June 28 in Ogallala. The Happy Camper Run was started in Omaha as an effort to support their loc...
  • Midwest Musings

    I hate this paper By Tim LinscottManaging Editor In January we began the process of re-designing the paper. This has had several components to it and it basically begins with de-constructing your publication. You take everything down to the bare minimum...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Does God hate? By Pastor Russ GaarEvangelical Free Church, Grant Here is a question for you:  Does God hate? Perhaps one of the most well-known truths from the Bible is that “God is love,” from 1 John 4:8. How can a loving God hate?  In Proverbs ...
  • Cogitation

    The spoon trick By Jo McCormick Madrid Resident Did you have a good “cry” back there in late May, while you waited for me to return—I  sure had a good “cry.”  So here we go.     Mommy and Daddy gave me this thing called a spoon so I can l...
  • What’s Up?

    Look for the celestial swan By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer One of the grandest constellations in the northern night sky is Cygnus, the Swan, also known as the Northern Cross. From the third magnitude double-star Albireo at the beak, to the brilli...
  • Grilling tips for summer

    No matter what you are grilling this summer, be safe and use these tips to have great cookouts. Use proper temperatures/cooking times: • Poultry: at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit. • Ground pork or beef: 160 degrees Fahrenheit. • Beef, veal and lamb s...
  • Miss Rodeo Ak-Sar-Ben accepting applications

    Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Rodeo and Stock Show is in search of its 2015 Miss Rodeo Ak-Sar-Ben. This year’s contest will take place on Sunday, Aug., 3, at the Sarpy County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Neb. during the Sarpy County Fair. Entry forms can be...
  • College Notes

    Area students on UNL lists The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its Deans’ Lists and Honor Roll for the spring semester of the 2013-14 academic year. Those named included the following area students: Nick Turner, Grant, College of Business ...
  • Children completing reading program can win scholarship

    Nebraska’s 529 College Savings Plans (NEST), First National Bank of Omaha, Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg and the Nebraska Library Commission announced the NEST Read to Win $529d rawing as part of library summer reading programs across the state....
  • Wallace honor roll announced

    Wallace School announces students making the honor roll for the second semester of the 2013-2014 school year.All A Honor Roll Seniors: Paige Aylward, Sara Hubbard, Alexandria Lundvall, Jaclyn Nelson, Landon Swedberg. Juniors: Christina Daniels, Emma Frank...
  • Johnson attends 2014 Shrine Bowl

      By Kylie HansonTribune Sentinel Intern Tim Johnson, an incoming freshman at University of Nebraska-Kearney, was selected to attend the Shrine Bowl in Kearney during the week of June 2, playing for the South squad. Johnson graduated from Perkins Co...
  • FSA Scoop

    Signups, deadlines announced By Teri MossCounty Executive Director Signup for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) began on April 15. Perkins County producers may be eligible for payments on pasture, small grain, and other grazed forages based u...
  • UNL report: ‘It is time to act’ on livestock industry

    LINCOLN—Nebraska’s uniquely intertwined agricultural economy, although still the engine of the state’s economy, may not be operating to its full potential, says a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln report that outlines the potential impact of severa...
  • City begins looking forward

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor There is a lot of work to be done yet in order to meet the housing needs in Grant, however, the Grant City Council and Mayor Mike Wyatt have begun looking to the horizon. Wyatt addressed the housing issue with the council at...
  • Roberts new sales rep for Tribune-Sentinel

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Grant native Arielle Roberts is the new sales representative for the Grant Tribune-Sentinel. Roberts began her duties this week and will be selling advertising, promotions and promotional items. “Arielle will be handling...
  • Noyes family’s summer pastime is at the track

      By Jan RahnTribune Staff The Noyes family of Grant won’t have any trouble deciding what to do with spare time this summer—the family enjoys their time together at the race track. Jason Noyes and wife, Ashleigh, attend as many as they can with ...
  • 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...