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  • Groups opposed to new NRD plan

    By Russ PankoninCo-publisher The Bureau of Reclamation and the Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District (FCID) left no doubt they oppose the new Integrated Management Plan (IMP) being proposed in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD). Du...
  • Festivities set in other towns

    Becky UehlingNews EditorGrant isn’t the only community that is gearing up for Christmas. Elsie and Venango also have events planned to kick-off the season, with Regier Equipment in Madrid getting ready for a visit from Santa. MadridSanta will make his w...
  • Christmas open house is a success

    By Becky UehlingNews EditorThe air was brisk last Thursday night, but it did not prevent people from taking part in the Perkins County Chamber’s annual Christmas Open House.Although most businesses saw a slight decrease in the crowd, most were pleas...
  • Angel Trees are up at local churches

    By Becky UehlingNews EditorApproximately 49 children are signed up to benefit from the county’s Angel Tree project this year, according to organizer Teresa Malmkar. This past Sunday trees went up at participating churches holding request cards from the ...
  • Christmas: is it faith or folly?

      I am wishing all of you who read this a merry, meaningful Christmas. I hope you enjoy the Christmas season; lights, music, programs, etc., as much as we do. I believe in a balanced approach; learning that extremes are often dangerous.What satisfies, w...
  • Note From Washington

    Giving thanks this Thanksgiving It’s hard to believe that another year has almost come and gone. Nebraskans, and all Americans, have a lot on their minds as we head into the holiday season. From juggling family obligations to busy jobs and hectic sched...
  • Capitol View

    This year we should be thankful that... Yes, today is Thanksgiving and the month of Thanksvember – formerly known as November – surely draws to an end. So, let’s take a look at a few things for which Nebraskans should be thankful from the year that...
  • Hughes' Views

    Preparing for a second session The Nebraska Legislature is about six weeks away from reconvening for the second session of the 104th legislature. For my colleagues and myself, it means it is time to start putting final touches on legislation that we want...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Westview residents attend play Westview residents and friends enjoyed a trip to North Platte, Friday, Nov. 13 to see the play, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Supper was served on the mini-bus along with entertainment of Nebraska Trivia. ...
  • Locals participate in “Turn Up the Music”

    By Joan CraigTribune CorrespondentMaylynn Walker of Grant and Jessie Craig of Elsie participated in “Turn Up the Music,” a campaign by The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts. The workshop was held at Chase County Schools in Imperial Nov. 1...
  • Mother of Sorrows to share youth director

    By Jan SchultzJohnson PublicationsKatie Dubas has a saying printed on the front of her business card that reads:“Helping youth meet Jesus, know the love of Jesus and give the love of Jesus to the world.”She said that’s a personal goal as she begins ...
  • Zion Lutheran takes part in Operation Christmas Child to help spread the gospel to children

    2015-11-24 By Becky UehlingNews EditorSince 1993, the organization Samaritan’s Purse has organized the Operation Christmas Child project. This project has collected and delivered more than 124 million gift-filled shoeboxes to children in more than 15...
  • Pheasants Forever hosting local CRP general sign-up meeting

    Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, along with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Farm Service Agency, will host a Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up informational meetings for lando...
  • Meyer rejoins staff at clinic in Holyoke

    By Karen OrtnerJohnson PublicationsKathy Meyer, FNP, is rejoining the staff at Melissa Memorial Hospital. Patients will find her in the Family Practice Clinic three days per week and also helping cover call on the hospital side. Meyer is not completely ne...
  • Venango bar is under new ownership

    By Becky UehlingNews EditorRodney Lousberg has returned to his roots in Venango to take over a business that he is familiar with. Lousberg, 48, has purchased the Cactus Palace from longtime owners Raul and Candy Bazan. Lousberg took ownership of the bar i...
  • Frenchman Valley Coop donates to local FFA chapters

    Frenchman Valley Coop, along with CoBank, has donated $10,000 to the Nebraska FFA Foundation to support local FFA programming. Kimball, Creek Valley, Perkins County, Chase County, Wauneta-Palisade, Dundy County, Hayes Center, McCook, Southwest and South P...
  • College Notes

    Elsie resident receives certificate Traci Dieckmann of Elsie, who received her certificate in family practice, was among more than 930 graduates from the University of Kansas this summer announced by the University Registrar....
  • Student of the Month

    White awarded honor   Christian White, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected as Senior of the Month for November 2015.He is the son of Clint and Robin White of rural Grant.Throughout his high school career, Christian has been acti...
  • PC FCCLA students attend leadership conference at McCook Community College

    Fourteen members from Perkins County High School FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) and FCCLA advisor Cathy Ochsner, attended District 11 Leadership Conference at McCook Community College (MCC) in McCook on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Ochsner ...
  • Grant churches hold fundraiser for Uganda orphans

    By Becky UehlingNews EditorMembers of the Grant Evangelical Free Church and the Grant New Life Church have a heart for Uganda and the orphans there. In 2009, they began supporting 100 children in the village of Kayango, Uganda. This past weekend, the chur...