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  • Mission trip to Costa Rica special bond for Waitleys

      By Jan RahnTribune Staff Desiring to glorify God and simply wishing to be a part of what God is doing in the world is the reason given by the Waitley family of Grant in being involved in serving His people through mission. The Matt Waitley family...
  • Hanson is intern for Tribune-Sentinel

    There’s a new intern in town! The new intern at the Grant  Tribune-Sentinel is Kylie Hanson, daughter of Scott and Jill  Hanson. She began Wednesday, May 28 and plans to work throughout the summer. Kylie graduated this last  spring from Perkins Cou...
  • Plaque brings back memories for Pritchett

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor For some coaches, the instinct to instruct, teach and lead never goes away. After retiring in 2009, Grant coaching legend Larry Pritchett watches every game, in a way, like a coach. Whether it be at a high school game, on te...
  • Our Community's History

    Dr. Marvin Swan celebrates milestone One Year AgoJune 6, 2013 ABATE of Nebraska held their fifth annual gathering at the Perkins County Fairgrounds.  Though not as many as hoped for due to weather, members of ABATE (American Bikers Aiming Toward Educati...
  • Grant receives tree award

    More than 100 cities, colleges and utilities received awards from the Nebraska Forest Service and Nebraska Statewide Arboretum this spring for their efforts in planting and maintaining trees. “Communities are becoming more sophisticated with the tools t...
  • Rural rental housing loan guarantees available

    Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Doug O’Brien has announced that USDA is seeking applications from eligible lenders for loan guarantees to finance the construction or rehabilitation of rural rental housing. “Working to ensure that individuals and fa...
  • Lutheran VBS 2014

      Above: The annual Vacation Bible School at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant was held May 27-30. Students (above) learned several fun songs like, “I want to be a sheep.” Below: Fun, laughter and learning helped students learn God’s message. (Photo...
  • Adams Bank & Trust receives award

    Megan Jehorek, EVP of retail banking for Adams Bank & Trust, accepted the Personal Economics Program (PEP) Silver Star Award on May 9 during the Nebraska Bankers Association 2014 Annual Convention held in Omaha.  Presenting the award to Adams Bank &a...
  • Planting Pinnacle

      (L-R) Janae Gertsch, Anita Burge, and Mitchell Sestak all work to plant flowers on the north side of Pinnacle Bank in Grant on May 30 to beautify the outside of the bank. This will go along with the new additions the bank made last fall. (Photo by K...
  • Dental award recipient has local ties

    Deb Schardt, RDH, PHRDH received the 2014 Dental Hygienist of the Year award at the Nebraska Dental Hygienists Annual Session this spring. She is the daughter of Evelyn McGregor of Ogallala and the late Clifford McGregor. This award is given to a person ...
  • Midwest Musings

    Pow! Zap! Bam! Read! By Tim LinscottManaging Editor As a kid I remember the show ‘Reading Rainbow,’ with Levar Burton and Cap’n O.G. Readmore on the weekend specials. Even then I saw the irony of a television show encouraging kids to read. It just ...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    The Bread of Life By Pastor Russ GaarEvangelical Free Church, Grant Are you hungry?  I’m not asking if you’re hungry for supper, or for your favorite meal.  I’m asking if you’re hungry (meaning…you haven’t eaten for a day or more?) Much of...
  • New crop tech conference set in Sidney during June

    New Crop Technology Conference 2014 will bring University of Nebraska-Lincoln and industry experts to Sidney on June 12 to update agricultural producers on the latest research and information about proso millet, sunflower, pea, fenugreek, chicory, canola,...
  • Nebraska farm numbers lower

    Nebraska’s number of farms and ranches declined during 2013, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the State, at 49,600, was down 400 farms from 2012. Numbers of farms and ranches in Nebrask...
  • Free finance clinic to be held in North Platte

    Farmers and ranchers are invited to attend a free clinic in North Platte on Thursday, June 12. The clinics are one-on-one, not group sessions, and are confidential. The Farm Finance clinic provides a chance to meet with an experienced Ag law attorney and...
  • Perkins County School - Addition numbers discussed

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor ‘Measure twice, cut once’ is the mentality of the firm that is heading up the addition at Perkins County High School. School board president Shawn Turner said at the May 12 board meeting the firm, BD Construction of Kear...
  • Watershed concept in region starting

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor The concept of unity to give the region long-lasting water protection was discussed at the Nebraska Water Balance Alliance (NEWBA) meeting on May 22 in Ogallala. Ted Tietjen, Chairman, Republican River Restoration Pa...
  • Microburst strikes Madrid May 24

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor The heavy rains and severe weather that swirled around the region led to a bit of an anomaly in Madrid Saturday, May 24. Around 10 p.m. the Madrid Volunteer Fire Department responded to damage done by a microburst. I...
  • Memorial Day services held in county

      Memorial Day services were held in Grant, Madrid, Venango and Wallace on Monday, May 26....
  • Our Community's History

    Thrift Shoppe opens in Perkins County Senior Center   Ten Years AgoMay 27, 2004 Charlottie Wallin spent a 30-year career in service to agricultural producers around the area. Since 1977 she served as program technician for the Farm Service Agency, and ...