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  • Statewide groundwater monitoring paints mixed picture

    Statewide groundwater monitoring data from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln paints a mixed picture. Based on data from just the last one to three years, the news is generally good as groundwater levels under most of Nebraska continued to gain, or at lea...
  • LEAD XXX fellows complete national study seminar

    Members of Nebraska LEAD Group XXX recently returned from a 10-day National Study/Travel Seminar to Kansas City, Washington, D.C. and Chicago. Among the group was Doug Beck of Grant. The travel seminar began with a stop at the Kimmel Orchard and the Kimme...
  • Meetings set on CRP signup

    The FSA and NRCS field office in Grant is holding two informational meetings about the upcoming CRP signup. The meetings will be held in the FSA conference room located in their building in Grant.   The first of the meetings will be held on March 14 fro...
  • Irrigation district argues case in court

    By Steve ScharfNebraska News Service On March 2, the Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District had its day in the Nebraska Supreme Court. The irrigation district contends that the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources is legally obligated to use scient...
  • Use of high flows in river basins to study groundwater recharge

    The Nebraska Department of Natural Resources is contacting irrigation districts in Nebraska river basins which have been previously determined to be fully or overappropriated to identify irrigation districts that are interested in participating in conjunc...
  • UNMC receives $3.5 million to research prevention and treatment of lung disease in ag workers

    Pork is the world’s most widely consumed meat. In Nebraska, with an estimated 153 swine concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), it is Nebraska’s fifth leading commodity and part of the state’s $5.9 billion in agricultural exports. But there...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Lovin it

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff If you are at all like me, cheese on anything makes it better! I eat cheese like there is no tomorrow, and I catch grief for it all the time as well. I eat it on eggs, on plain pasta, on chicken noodle soup, and my favori...
  • Celebrate Artbeat...Youth Art Month at Meadowlark Gallery during March

    By Shari FriedelPCAAC Member Community members and visitors to Grant are invited to make Meadowlark Gallery one of their stops while out and about, enjoying the spring weather Friday and Saturday evenings during the month of March. In celebration of Yout...
  • EMS Training available

    The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ Emergency Medical Services Program offers ongoing training workshops across the state for emergency medical technicians, first responders, and the general public. Workshops will be held at the follo...
  • What's Up...Days are about to equal out

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer In addition to the weather, the sky is setting up for spring as well. The long awaited season has its start officially at 5:21 p.m. MDT on Sunday, March 20. That is the date of the vernal, or spring, equinox. Equin...
  • “Listen to the Sound Tour” in North Platte

    Pop/rock band Building 429 will debut new music from its forthcoming May release on a 20-city tour kicking off late March. Feedin’ Sheep Ministries, a non-profit Nebraska Organizaion, is presenting “Listen to the Sound Tour” on  Saturday, March 26...
  • Grant youth accepted by talent agency

    With a little luck and lots of training and talent, a young Grant resident has a chance at becoming a familiar face as a child model and actor. Kaden Sinner, a third grader at Perkins County Elementary School, has recently been accepted by Marbles Kid’s...
  • 4-H reminders

    • Monday, March 14: Mandatory meeting for Perkins County 4-H leaders, 6 p.m. at courthouse.• Sunday, March 20: Pizza making/bread pickup 1:30 p.m., Perkins County Fairgrounds.• Monday, April 4: Public speaking contest, Perkins County Elementary Scho...
  • Road News...Work will begin soon

    By Sid Colson Dist. 1 Perkins County Commissioner Well, another year has rolled around, and yes, I do feel older. On to the roads in District 1. As soon as the weather allows, the crew will work on our FEMA projects, start filling up the shoulders on ce...
  • CWC to celebrate “the luck of the Irish”

    “Top O’ the Morning To You” and there’s sure to be a wearin’ of the green as the Christian Women’s Club celebrate on Saturday March 19 beginning at 10 a.m. CT. The festivities will be held at the Wallace United Methodist Church, 118 S. Wallac...
  • ‘Doc Gizmo’ returning to SCORE camp this year

    The popular “Doc Gizmo” will return to the SCORE science camps this summer as one of the guest presenters. He and his Science Theatre will be returning for a third year to SCORE, which stands for Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences.     He wi...
  • Our Community’s History

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff Hatchery was set to open in the area One Year AgoMarch 11, 2010 Former Fire Chief Don Softley took over the position once again at the Grant Volunteer Fire Department. Hastings Memorial Library celebrated the birthday o...
  • PCS hosts college administrators

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Last week, a group of Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) administrators visited Perkins County High School  as a stop on their aggressive “35 Schools in 35 Months” campaign throughout Greater Nebraska. Knowing how i...
  • Junior high students hold science fair

    Perkins County Middle School eighth grader Kendra Hoffert explains some of the findings in her science fair experiment to senior Michael York, who is judging the project. The projects will be displayed in North Platte at a later date. Winners will go on...
  • Something to write home about

    Greetings from Finland   By Janet KuskiePCHS Rotary Exchange Student I thought I would let everyone back home know how I am doing here in Finland. I have had such an amazing experience here. When  I first came to Finland I got to go sailing in the Se...