Weather Forecast

Click for Grant, Nebraska Forecast

Archives

Filter 

  • Roger’s gift

    By Andrea Stumpf Stumpf family member Cat Stevens once said, “I always knew that looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would bring me tears.” And so it is with the loss of Roger Stumpf. The...
  • All aboard the UP Girl Scout Cookie Train

    It’s almost Girl Scout cookie season! Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska and Union Pacific are hosting Cookie Train events in six Nebraska cities Monday, Jan. 4 to celebrate the launch of the 2010 cookie program. These colorfully “cookietastic” Coo...
  • Christmas with the Klimas

    A new Klima family tradition was born when the children and grandchildren of Ron and Christi Klima of Grant spent Christmas Day decorating gingerbread houses constructed by Christi. Each family member personalized their own house with frosting, candy an...
  • Kurkowski selected as Senior of the Month

    Kye Kurkowski has recently been selected as the Beta Sigma Phi December “Senior of the Month.” Kurkowski, a student at Perkins County High School, is the son of Kelvin and Judy Kurkowski of rural Grant. Kurkowski has been involved in many school ...
  • 40 years of highs and lows

    One evening in 1969, six couples from all over Perkins County got together for a game of Pinochle.  The members of that first game made a commitment to get together once a month for supper and to play cards.  Little did those individuals realize at the...
  • Venango native named Army’s NCO of the Year

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A national honor given by the  U.S. Army has come to a native son of the Venango community. In October, Sergeant First Class (SFC) Aaron Beckman, who is stationed in Germany, was named the Army’s Noncommissio...
  • Tietjen awarded Lions certificate

    Grant Lion Ted Tietjen receives the Lions International President Certificate from President Eberhard J. Wirfs, Germany. The certificate is for distinguished achievement in fulfilling the service mission of Lions Clubs. Lion Tietjen has been a very a...
  • Runners take part in holiday fun runs

    While most Grant residents were “nestled all snug in their beds” at 7 a.m. Christmas Eve morning, seven participants braved the single-digit temps and strong north wind to participate in the Flurry Scurry. Each sported their warmest winter apparel a...
  • Master Gardener program available

    Registration is now available for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s campus-based Master Gardener program. The program offers participants the opportunity to learn about horticulture and share their knowledge through volunteer work.  Classes beg...
  • FCSAmerica board approves $52 million cash patronage

    The Farm Credit Services of America (FCS America) Board of Directors has approved a 2009 cash patronage payment of $52 million to eligible loan customers. The 2009 payment brings the total cash distribution over six years to more than $300 million. “...
  • Farm Bureau’s “top five ag issues of 2009”

    In the shadow of the economic recession, the fiscal situation for livestock producers was the top issue for Nebraska agriculture in 2009 said Keith Olsen, president of Nebraska Farm Bureau, on Dec. 28.  “There is no big surprise at what is number on...
  • SURE signup to begin

    By Mary Karash County Extension Director Signup for the SURE Program (Supplement Revenue Assistance Payments) for 2008 crop losses will begin Jan. 4, 2010. This is for only 2008 crop losses. The announcement for 2009 crop loss signup has not been annou...
  • New organization offering voice for wind development

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Winds blow up and down the  Nebraska heartland but the state remains far behind in tapping into that valuable resource as a renewable energy source. That’s what organizers of the Nebraska Energy Export Asso...
  • A reflection of the season

    Under the direction of music instructor Sheila Johnson, the sixth grade band, sixth grade chorus, junior high band and junior high chorus played and sang many of the old familiar holiday tunes to the enjoyment of family and friends. Accompanist on the pia...
  • Grant to be on “Road Less Traveled”

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Grant was put on the map last  week—the “Road Less Traveled” map, that is. For the past six years, the Nebraska TV crew has traveled their coverage area visiting smaller towns in the state. Featuring a town each w...
  • Christmas week’s services

      St. Paul Lutheran Church Dec. 24: at Amherst, Christmas Eve children’s program, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 24: at Venango, Christmas Eve service, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 25: at Amherst, Christmas Day service 9 a.m. Dec. 31: at Venango, New Years Eve Service   ...
  • No one present for Chamber’s final draw

     one of the six winners of the final Chamber Greenback draw-ing were present Saturday.   ad they been present, their winnings would have doubled.   The Chamber members who were on hand included Dawnya Dreiling, Kandi McClung, Cindy Salsman, Char...
  • H1N1 death reported in Nebraska

      The Douglas County Health Department reported an H1N1 death to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  The Douglas County woman was in her 50s and had underlying health conditions.    “My thoughts are with the family,...
  • Register now for rural leadership seminar offered in February

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Registration is due by Dec. 30 for  those planning to attend the “Leaders for a New Frontier” program to be held in Curtis in February. The program is set for Feb. 2-4, 2010 at the community center.  Enthusiastic i...
  • Year-end donations for projects at PCHS will benefit many

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Fund raising appeals are well underway toward new equipment at Perkins County Health Services. According to Ron Patrick, administrator of the Perkins County Health Services Foundation, $26,000 has been raised for three yea...