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  • 50 Shades of Me

    31 days to an organized life By Brooke Pankonin Tribune Staff Awhile back I shared with you my struggles of sticking with a diet/exercise program. I don’t know if it was writing it down that kept me accountable, but I actually stuck to a program for a...
  • From the Pulpit

    Something is missing… By Pastor Russ Gaar Grant E-Free Many years ago, the Prince of Grenada, an heir to the Spanish crown, was sentenced to life in solitary confinement in Madrid’s ancient prison called “The Place of the Skull.” The fearful, di...
  • Long days of summer are here

    Normally we outdoor types are happy to see summer arrive. The warmer temperatures, the bright sunshine, the fun outdoor activities. However, we astronomer types—we do our thing in the dark—are not so happy to see summer begin. “But,” I hear you sa...
  • College Notes

    UNK names honor students for spring semester The University of Nebraska at Kearney announced the names of students who have earned a place on the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester.Students who are on the Dean’s List must have completed 12 cred...
  • Locals compete at all-star game

      Top: Christina Daniels of Wallace was one of three local players to play in the Cambridge All-Star game on May 29. Daniels scored 13 points and was named the West MVP. Below: Mariah Curtis of Perkins County breaks down the court during the all-star ...
  • Harms on East All-Star squad

    The players have been selected for the East and West teams for the 37th annual West Nebraska All-Star Football Game. The 64 members of the all star football teams were nominated by their respective high school coach and selected by the all star coaches. T...
  • Lady Knights announce summer sports camps

    Alexa Hopping, Head Volleyball coach at North Platte Community College announced the dates for the Lady Knights Junior Volleyball and Basketball Camps for the summer.  The dates of the camp are: June 24 – 26 for girls entering grades 3 – 5; and June ...
  • 4-H youth visit Washington, D.C.

      On May 29, 27 youth from Keith, Arthur and Perkins counties left to experience the 4-H citizenship Washington, D.C. focus trip, a two-week tour of the eastern United States, focusing on leadership and citizenship. While on the trip, the 4-H youth wi...
  • N-CORPE refinancing construction bond

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Members of the Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement Project (N-CORPE) voted to refinance the bond used to finance the construction of the augmentation project in Lincoln County. As a member of the ...
  • FSA Scoop

    FSA Committee election to be held The Perkins County FSA Committee (COC) election will be held in the LAA 3 this year, which includes the eastern portion of the county. June 15 through August 3 is the period for nominating farmers and ranchers as candid...
  • Rain in forecast for next few weeks

    The rain does not appear to be stopping any time soon. “Wet,” Nebraska State Climatologist Al Dutcher said of the weather conditions likely for the next few weeks. Not every location will have the same amount of precipitation, but Dutcher explained it...
  • Business will continue, which is unfortunate here

    Tim Linscott Managing Editor Business has been around for thousands of years. Since the human species figured out the process of supply and demand, there has been business. From trading goods to currency, the art and science of business has been keeping t...
  • Finishing touches...

      School addition down to final details By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Smooth and steady is the course for the new Middle School addition at Perkins County Schools. PCS Superintendent Phillip Picquet explained that the project is on time and on ...
  • Sheriff, city contract draft nears completion

    Grant City Attorney Phil Pierce has been diligently working on a draft of a contract between the city and the Perkins County Sheriff’s Department including ordinance enforcement. It was proposed in May of this year between Grant Mayor Mike Wyatt and Per...
  • Window project progressing

      Crews continued the window replacement project at the Perkins County Courthouse late last week. The window project, among other repair and construction projects, have the courthouse being a busier than usual place this summer. The Perkins County C...
  • Council reminds youth of local curfew

    City council members in Grant remind all youth in the community that the curfew for the park is 11 p.m. After several complaints were registered by local citizens of youth playing basketball past midnight in the city park and the lights on the court left ...
  • Roll-off fate to be discussed

    Grant City Administrator Dana Harris asked the Grant City Council at the May 12 meeting to begin thinking about the fate of the roll-off dumpster near the local ball fields. “More and more and more there are people that don’t look like they live here ...
  • A beautiful day for a bike ride

      A.B.A.T.E. of Nebraska District 12 held its annual membership poker run on May 30, starting at DJ’s in Grant. The event also served as a fund-raiser for Rod (Wally) Walrod with over $2,700 raised to defer medical costs for Walrod. Over 45 bikes ...
  • Grant pool opens for summer

      The Grant Municipal Pool is now open and the lifeguards for the year are, (Front row,l-r): Gini Phillips, Samantha Snogren and Alyssa Young. Middle row, Katie Phillips, Rachel Patrick and Courtney McClenahan. Back row, Bailey Schrotberger, Charlie...
  • Chamber spotlight

      Tim Linscott, chamber vice president, recently posed with April spotlight business Country Gardens Greenhouse owner Alicia Patrick with the spotlight trophy....