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  • Golfers battle Dundy-County Stratton at own invite

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Defending their home course, the Perkins County boys golf squad finished second at its own invite on April 21.The Plainsmen had a 364 team score while Dundy County-Stratton finished with a 339 to win the invite.PCS Head Co...
  • Wildcats staying busy down the stretch of the season

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Wallace High School Track Invitational was held April 21 at Wallace with a host of Wildcat athletes setting personal best marks and times.The boys team finished fifth with 61 team points. Tanner Clough had a solid day ...
  • PCHS hosts District Music

      The Perkins County High School jazz band, under the direction of Brian Erickson, belts out a tune for judges and onlookers alike at district music competition held at Perkins County High School on Friday, April 24. ...
  • Wallace students compete at Cambridge festival

      By LaDonna Swedberg Contributing Writer The Wallace Junior High, along with some of the sixth grade music students, recently competed at the Cambridge Music Festival.The students prepared and performed vocal and instrumental selections that were ju...
  • College Notes

    Lempke initiated into honor society Eighteen students and one senior administrator are the newest members of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at University of Nebraska at Kearney. Among them was John Lempke of Wallace, music performance.Phi Kappa Phi p...
  • Horse of former Perkins County couple inducted into Hall of Fame

      A horse that had belonged to former Perkins County residents Vernon and Sharon Parker named My Painted Robin was inducted recently into the American Paint Horse Association’s (APHA) Hall of Fame. Attending a formal ceremony at the Marriott on Cham...
  • 4-H signup deadline is May 1

    By Becky Uehling Staff Writer Friday, May 1 is the deadline to sign children up for 4-H in Perkins County. Enrollment this year is all online, according to Debbie Kuenning, extension educator and 4-H youth development coordinator for UNL in Perkins and ...
  • Communication encouraged between applicators, producers

    As trees and plants green up and soil temperatures, farm operations of all sizes and types are getting into full swing of planting season.Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach is encouraging anyone who will be applying herbicide pro...
  • Recycling arrangement finalized

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The city and county are in agreement on the use of the recycling center in Grant at First and Hancock streets. The city signed the inter-local agreement on March 24 and the county signed April 6 at the county commi...
  • Counties talk dispatch merger

    By Jordan Shearer Keith County News On Wednesday, April 8, the Keith County Board of Commissioners discussed the possibility of taking over the 911 dispatching services for Perkins County with its Sheriff, Jim Brueggeman.   Brueggeman approached the Ke...
  • Elna Johnson named first woman Master Editor-Publisher in Nebraska

      By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican Elna Johnson, longtime co-publisher of The Imperial Republican, received the Nebraska Press Association’s (NPA) highest honor Friday when she was named Master Editor-Publisher. She received the award in fr...
  • SWNCBC reminds of housing rights

    The Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation (SWNCBC) wants all Nebraskans to understand their fair housing rights. The Fair Housing Act makes discrimination in the sale, rental and advertising in housing unlawful, and assures that citizens ar...
  • Tribune-Sentinel wins awards

    The Grant Tribune-Sentinel won 24 awards at the Nebraska Press Association’s Better Newspaper contest of 2014. Results of Nebraska’s best daily and weekly newspapers were revealed April 18 at the Nebraska Press Association’s annual banquet, held in ...
  • PCHS awards employees at banquet

      At its annual banquet held Friday, April 17, Perkins County Health Services leadership awarded honors to several of its employees for their years of service. Employees reaching five years included Tiffine Harger (Grant Medical Clinic), Mark Knoll (G...
  • Parks and Rec program shaping up for 2015

    By Becky Uehling Staff Writer With the weather warming up, city officials are busy preparing infrastructure for outdoor recreation activities, while new director Renee Seiler is busy preparing the quality of the programs. No one is more excited about thi...
  • First communion held

      On April 12, the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant had five students receive the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. They included, from left to right, Carson Coats, Jake Deaver, Maddox Lee, Oscar Boldt and Cal Wells....
  • A great time to plant a tree...

    Arbor Day, the last Friday in April, is a holiday established in the state of Nebraska. It happens to be the time of year that is ideal planting time.In celebration of Arbor Day, the Grant Tree Board will be making a presentation to the children at Hastin...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Grant Legion Auxiliary news Grant Legion Auxiliary Unit  No. 40 met at Westview April 14. President Loretta Armbruster called the meeting to order. Reenie Mercier had the program on Memorial Day facts. At the end of the business meeting, members made a ...
  • Traveling Vietnam Wall in Imperial next week

    By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican The Vietnam Traveling Wall will be open to all when it comes to Imperial this week, Thursday through Sunday, April 23-26. The Wall will be erected on the old high school football field at 1150 Wellington Street. Th...
  • National Library Week recognized at Hastings Memorial Library

      Robin Quinn, librarian at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant, finishes setting up snacks for guests at the library as part of National Library Week. The week was observed with a silent auction, special programs and other fun activities....