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  • Pulpit Reflections...Living the journey

    By Pastor Rich SavageUnited Methodist Church, Grant This is my last article and I will continue the theme of the journey I have been using. I have talked about my love and exploration of southern Utah, but my love of travel has taken me to other places, ...
  • Better safe than sorry

    Although outdoor plants survived the dip in temperature Monday night, they wouldn’t be so lucky Tuesday night when a low of 29 was predicted around the area with northwest wind gusts as high as 20 mph. That should take care of the splashes of color ...
  • Metal hip replacement problems arise years later for many patients

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor “A blessing in disguise” is how Lisa Engel describes the left hip pain she was having back in July. A doctor’s appointment led to the discovery of  something much worse—only it was in her right hip. Engel has now rece...
  • Lawsuit backs say “the fix is in” for pipeline to run over Ogallala Aquifer

    Meanwhile, lawmakers consider special session analysis. It’s too bad that the first  federal lawsuit aimed at the Keystone XL pipeline involves bugs. Litigation connected to insects has always been the object of scorn by developers, of virtually anythi...
  • Virtual high school online initiative off to good start

    By Renee Pflughaupt Nebraska News Service The Nebraska Virtual Partnership made a progress report to the Legislature’s  Education Committee last week. The verdict: online courses are in demand. And the partnership is capable of meeting it. The Nebraska...
  • Smith launches new online office

    Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) recently announced the launch of a new online office for the Third District with a redesigned website. “It is a priority to provide the people of the Third District with access to the most up-to-date information about Con...
  • Seniors— beware of Part D changes

    Time is fast approaching for seniors to compare, change or stay with their prescription drug plans for the year 2011. Anyone enrolled in a Medicare Prescription Drug (Part D) plan will have the opportunity to compare, change or stay with the same from Oct...
  • All invited to Halloween event at senior center

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Kids won’t be the only ones dressing up for Halloween—this year adults of all ages  are invited to join in the fun. And they’ll be getting lots more than candy. A dinner, costume party and music hosted by the Perkins Coun...
  • City of Grant releases water and lotto figures

    Grant City Council released lotto and water figures for the previous month during their last regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 11. • Lotto: During the month of September, lotto sales at DJs Bar and Grill totaled $5,697.30 for keno. Payout from that figu...
  • Our Community’s History

    By M. Lee Tribune Staff Dynamiting fish carries hefty fine One Year AgoOctober 14, 2010 Hospital’s new $16.6 million budget focused on updates. The main focus went to building maintenance. In & Out sold a winning lottery ticket. A $22,000 winner, Ch...
  • Award winning vocalist entertains at Christian Women’s Club

    Brenda Copeland, an award winning gospel recording artist, entertained the Christian Women’s Club with beautiful music at a salad luncheon in the New Life Fellowship Church in Grant on Saturday, Oct. 15. After singing several songs from her CDs, Ms. Cop...
  • Perkins County receives financial return

    Perkins County has received a monetary dividend of $7,251 from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage provider. The dividend was part of a $600,000 finan...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Holidays are approaching

    With the holidays approaching, it is time to start my preparation of the holiday menus. Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite cookies and nothing says holidays like the scent and spice of this sweet treat. I, however, have not had the best of luck making ...
  • What's Up...Autumn brings a sky shift

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer With the onset of autumn, one of our favorite summer constellations, Scorpius, has left the sky and another, Sagittarius, is rapidly exiting stage right. Let’s focus our attention this week on another summer group,...
  • October brings domestic violence awareness

    October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the first Day of Unity observed in October 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). In 1989, Congress passed the first DVAM c...
  • Sandhills Symphony to give free concert in North Platte

    The Sandhills Symphony is entering its 51st year of performance in North Platte. They will be playing on Oct. 30, 3 p.m. in the North Platte High School performing arts center, 1000 W. 2nd St. Concerts are free and open to the public. The 50-piece traditi...
  • Drivers urged to watch for deer on highways this time of year

    According to data released by State Farm, the nation’s leading auto insurer, November, the heart of the deer migration and mating season, is the month during which deer-vehicle encounters are most likely. More than 18 percent of all such mishaps take p...
  • SEE TO LEARN® Month

    Governor Heineman proclaims October See To Learn Month in Nebraska. Twenty percent of children entering Kindergarten have an undetected vision problem –and this number increases to more than 30 percent by the time those children graduate from high schoo...
  • 4-H council to host potluck dinner Monday

    The Perkins County 4-H Council is celebrating a wonderful year with a potluck dinner on Monday, Oct. 24,  6:30 p.m., at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. All 4-H members, family, friends and community members are invited to attend. Please bring a dish and...
  • Free poetry contest entries being accepted

    The Christian Poets Academy is sponsoring a free poetry contest open to everyone. There are 50 prizes totaling $5,000, with a $1,000 grand prize for the winner. Poems of 21 lines or less on any subject and in any style will be judged by the contest direct...