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  • Hints for Health...Supplements: Are they effective and safe?

    Dr. Kristi S. Kohl, MDGrant Medical Clinic Protein supplements have been used for years, with claims which may sound credible and logical but that are not backed by evidence in studies. (The effective but extremely high-risk performance-enhancing drugs s...
  • What's Up...Like a lion or a lamb?

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer Ok, what is it going to be? Will March come in like a lion or a lamb? Better yet, how will it leave? Weather folklore has it that if March comes in like a lion, bad or cold, it will exit in just the opposite manner...
  • Speaker presenting program in Wallace

    Speaker Charlotte Endorf will present a program “Fragile Excess Baggage” March 17 at the Wallace Public School. This presentation is made possible by the Nebraska Humanities Council, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and Wallace Public School as part o...
  • Easter pageant to be held in Curtis April 17

    Curtis, Neb., proclaimed “The Easter City” by the state’s legislature in 1981, will present its annual Easter pageant on Palm Sunday, April 17. It will take place at 3 p.m. at the Medicine Valley High School gymnasium, 303 Crook Avenue in Curtis. Th...
  • Mid-Plains to offer nursing home care class March 8

    Area residents will have the opportunity to learn more about nursing home care in a one-evening session on Tuesday, March 8, entitled, “Nursing Home Care: The Ins, The Outs, The All Abouts.”   This session has been designed to debunk some myths about...
  • Bill outlawing K2 passed unanimously

    By Krista VogelNebraska News Service A legislative bill goes  through four steps following its introduction until it is signed by the governor, and bills are currently in all stages of the process.  These briefs highlight some of the bills debated Feb....
  • LB674 to target serial drunk drivers

    A bill that would target habitual drunk drivers in Nebraska has been scheduled for a hearing before the legislature’s Judiciary Committee on March 3. Nebraska State Senator Pete Pirsch (District 4), the sponsor of LB 675, said he introduced the bill ...
  • Boys home funds may continue to help kids

    By Becky UehlingPublisher, The Perkins County Journal Although a proposed boys  group home in Venango has fallen through, seed money for the home will hopefully continue to assist needy children in Perkins and Keith counties, said Henry Potter of Elsie....
  • Our Community’s History

    By A. Noyes Former NFL players visit Wallace One Year AgoMarch 4, 2010 The Grant Tribune-Sentinel began offering E-editions online to their readership. Great Plains Communications celebrated its 100th anniversary. Two former NFL players, Keith Davis and...
  • Girl Scouts celebrate 99th anniversary

    Organization began with one woman’s dream; evolved into premiere leadership program. It was 99 years ago that Juliette Gordon Low made a historical telephone call to Nina Anderson Pape; distant cousin and principal of a local girls’ school. “Come ...
  • Supreme Court to hear arguments on Republican River basin appropriation

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican The Nebraska Supreme  Court  heard arguments Wednesday, March 2 on whether the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) can declare part of a river basin over-appropriated. DNR has already ruled they don’t have t...
  • Valley Pro Irrigation honored for 2010 performance

    Valmont Irrigation has announced Valley Pro Irrigation of Grant, Neb., as a Valley Performance Plus Dealer for 2010. Valley Pro Irrigation has earned this designation for excelling in the areas of sales, service and aftermarket parts. Each dealership is ...
  • Local breeder recognized nationally

    Cecil and Beverly Hendricks of Grant have been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association® for having one registered Angus cow included in the Association’s 2011 Pathfinder® Report. Only 2,099 of the nearly 30,000 American Angus Associati...
  • Crop scout training scheduled

    Crop scouts will learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests during a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Crop Scout Training program March 16, providing in-depth and detailed information from specialists. Registration begins at 8:30. The works...
  • Beef council to meet

    The Nebraska Beef Council board of directors will meet at their Kearney office on Tuesday, March 8 at 1 p.m. CT. Topics include foreign marketing travel opportunities as well as administrative updates. This meeting is open to the public....
  • FFA Chapter competes

    By Katie RowleyFFA Reporter On Feb. 9 and 23 the Perkins County FFA chapter traveled to Curtis to compete in the Livestock Judging contest, as well as the CDE’s contest. Senior livestock judges receiving purple ribbons and qualifying for state are Jes...
  • Rural economic development grants available from USDA

    Investing in rural America essential to job creation and business growth. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA is accepting applications for loans and grants to create jobs and spur economic development.   Funding is provided throu...
  • New group focused on water management solutions

    The Nebraska Water Balance Alliance is asking the citizens of the state to work together to find ways to improve water management in Nebraska. The Nebraska Water Balance Alliance is a group of farmers, water users and electric utilities who are concerned ...
  • Applications for rural grants accepted until April 25

    Awards range up to $500,000. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is accepting applications for telecommunications grants to provide access to education, training and health care resources in rural areas. Funding is authorized through t...
  • Register now for West Central Cropping System and Beef Production Practicum

    The West Central Cropping System and Beef Production Practicum developed by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s West Central Research and Extension Center will help producers maximize crop and beef production profitability. The hands-on program, consis...