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  • Pitching with Pritch

    NBA saga continues By Larry PritchettPast PCHS activities director This column is not meant to be a dissertation. Every week when the paper comes out, I do read my own column just to see if it makes any sense from the time that I wrote it till it is pub...
  • Plainsmen send six to state track

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Six Perkins County athletes  will make the trip to Omaha for the state track and field meet on May 23-24. Shayne Hite, PCS head track coach, was pleased with the results of the district meet, which was held May 15 at ...
  • Wildcats prepare for state track

      By Elizabeth StrandWallace Public Schools The Wallace Wildcats competed in the D-10 district track meet in Sutherland on Wednesday, May 14.   Wallace was one of 9 schools at the meet, others included:  Paxton, Brady, Mullen, Sutherland, South Plat...
  • Plainsmen deal with chilly temps

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor The last event for some JV golfers was the Sutherland Invite on May 13. They gained valuable experience, but also had to learn to deal with cold weather conditions. PCS finished eighth with a team score of 494. Creek Valley ...
  • Selections made for all-star volleyball game

    The 23rd Annual Sertoma All-Star Volleyball Classic gets underway at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 7 when 28 of southwest Nebraska’s recently graduated volleyball stars meet at the McCook Community College Events Center. Lisa Mason of Bertrand and Katie Wenz of...
  • Swedberg, Lundvall make All-State list

    The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the Spring 2014 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Awards. Landon Swedberg and Alexandria Lundvall of Wallace were reco...
  • 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,...
  • 4-H district horse shows start in June

    Nebraska horse riders will compete June 9-14 in University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 4-H District Horse Shows. Competition categories include Western pleasure ponies, junior and senior divisions of Western pleasure, Western horsemanship, hunter under ...
  • Ag teacher shortage prompts loan assistance

    The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture unveiled an Agriculture Teacher Scholarship and Loan Assistance Program during the FFA State Convention in Lincoln last month.      “Nebraska is facing a critical shortage of agricultural education ...
  • Protect horses from herpes virus says state vet

    Due to an increased number of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) cases across the nation, State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes reminds horse owners to remain vigilant. “No horses in Nebraska have been diagnosed with the disease at this time. I want to encourag...
  • Supporter says keep the rink open

    Dear Editor: People questioned Barney Lair’s decision to build his skating rink in 1948. Was it really needed? How could it be a success in such a small town? And, in fact, Barney did struggle with attracting crowds and staving off troublemakers. Since ...
  • High turnout for primary election

      Sestak elected treasurer, Bernard Deaver new commissioner, Tucker re-elected. By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Voters turned out for the 2014  primary election in Perkins County in high numbers with several races contested. A total of 50.51 percen...
  • Ground to be broken soon on new hospital

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor The Perkins County Health Services board gave the nod to the bid packages presented by Darland Construction Company last week and construction is to start in the next few weeks. Bob Cummings, Brenda Kiolbasa, Bonnie Taubenhe...
  • Making memories

      Above: Kelan Sis (left) and Carlie Waitley share a smile during the reception line after Perkins County High School’s graduation on May 10. Sis and Waitley were two of the 30 graduates from PCHS this year. Below: Maria Lopez greets a young on-lo...
  • Postcard back in Grant nearly 46 years later

        By Jan RahnTribune Staff Life’s unexpected surprises are weird and fun. They have a way of finding us, sometimes changing us. There are times where the past unfolds or the secrets are revealed. The following story is one of those fun mome...
  • Our Community's History

    Council sought water meter costs 25 years ago By Brooke Pankonin One Year AgoMay 2, 2013 Grant Rotarians hosted a team of Brazilian public school teachers through the Rotary International Exchange Program. The team, led by Waldir Francisco de Andrade, s...
  • Mid-May blizzard

      Perkins County awakened to blizzard conditions Monday, May 12, after overnight rain showers. Inclement weather conditions in Wyoming caused closure of Interstate 80 in western Nebraska. The snow tapered off by mid-morning and along with the rain bro...
  • Four generations of Grant residents

      (L-R) Kerry (Wykert) Lehl, 15-month-old Mileena Handy, Bellamy (Lehl) Handy and Dorothy (Bell) Wykert present a unique quality in four generations in that they were all born in Perkins County and all live in Grant. Dorothy has lived in the same hous...
  • Women’s Connection to host mother/daughter tea

    Mothers and daughters have a very special “connection” that will be celebrated at the Ogallala/Grant Women’s Connection on Wednesday, May 21, at the Quality Inn in Ogallala, at the I-80 interchange beginning at 7 p.m. MDT.   The mother/daughter tea...
  • Gerald Spangler memorial given to Perkins County Ambulance

    A memorial in the name of Gerry Spangler was presented to the Grant Fire Department and Perkins County Ambulance by the family of Gerald Spangler at the May 5 business meeting. This memorial will be used to purchase new equipment for the Perkins County Am...