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  • Hastings Memorial Library to host summer book sale

    Hastings Memorial Library in Grant will be hosting its annual Summer Book Sale Monday, Aug. 11 through Saturday, Aug. 16. The book sale will be held in the library’s community room at 505 Central Ave. Books will be available for purchase on Monday throu...
  • ‘Color Me Courageous’ 5k fun run/walk coming to Imperial

    The Nebraska Kids TRUTH Campaign is pleased to announce Imperial as the final stop on its four-city statewide ‘Color Me Courageous’ 5k Fun Run/Walk fundraising tour this summer. The event will kick off at 9 a.m. MT on Saturday, Sept. 27, in Campbell P...
  • Sweet corn sales hot and heavy

      Selling sweet corn is a common sight this time of year. Main street, Elsie, had its own sweet corn vendors on July 29. Kelan Sis and Derek Sis, both of Elsie, make up K & D Sweet Corn, an entrepreneur business that they have been running for thr...
  • Arbeat

    Visitors to Grant’s Meadowlark Gallery during the month of August will be treated to a collection of watercolors courtesy of local artist and art instructor Lance Wurst.Lance earned a B.A. in art education and history education from the University of Ne...
  • open class results

    Open Class AwardsBest in County Photography: Kris Aerni.Honorable Mention Photography: Amanda Schmidt. Best in County Quilt: Reenie Mercier.Honorable Mention Quilt: Pennie Reese. Best in County Textile Arts: Kathleen Deaver.Ball/Kerr Canning AwardsFruit (...
  • Talent Show results

    First place - Summer Postlewaite Second place - Jessie Craig Third place - Savannah Schmitt (left) and Rylee Huff Fourth place - Jeb Kohl Fifth place - Ana Wyatt   Photos by Jan Rahn...
  • Parade winners chosen

    Winning first place in the business category and overall winner was the Tribune-Sentinel entry, which featured Sarah the cow and dog Swiper sporting Mardi Gras accessories. The animals belong to Amanda Schmidt (far right). Other Tribune entry participants...
  • Demo derby trophies awarded at third annual event

      Taking home trophies and prizes from this year’s demolition derby at the Perkins County Fair were, front row, left to right, Hunter Spady, heat advance; Tom Lehl, second place, full weld; Jarrod Williams, first place, full weld, third place, no we...
  • Midwest Musings

    Things I’ve learned Tim Linscott, Editor By the time many of you read this, I will have already celebrated my 40th birthday.It is a big deal to some, but to me, it is just another day,  as birthdays have become somewhat lost on me the last few years ...
  • Learning patience

    Back about a month ago my column ended with my Mom and Dad’s birthday party for me. That party plumb tuckered me out. I’m getting so big I know what I want and when I want it! Mom and Dad and I are not always on the same time schedule. Sometimes they ...
  • West Nile Virus positive human case in SWNPHD health district

    A human case of West Nile Virus has been reported in the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) health district according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. A mosquito pool in Chase County also tested positive for West ...
  • PCS to start Aug. 15

    By Jan Rahn, Tribune Staff Summer vacation will end for students in Perkins County on Friday, Aug. 15 rather than Aug. 13, as originaly planned.Because construction is underway on a new addition at the high school in Grant, the facility has been without p...
  • Wallace School starts next Thursday, Aug. 14

    By Jan Rahn, Tribune StaffWallace students will fill the halls of school on Thursday, Aug 14. The 2014-15 term gets underway at 8 a.m. that morning and dismissal will  be at 3:40 p.m. Those times become the regular hours throughout the school year except...
  • College Notes

    Snyder earns degree from UNK Michelle Snyder of Grant will join more than 200 graduates and undergraduates receiving diplomas at the University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at the Nebraskan Student Union.In all,...
  • New vet staying busy, having active year

      By Tim Linscott, EditorIt has been a very busy six months for Nicole Hendricks.In April she and Chad Hendricks wed and then shortly thereafter moved to Wallace.In July she started as the new small animal vet at Perkins County Vet Hospital.“It has ...
  • Grant Pharmacy has new look

    By Jan TahnTribune StaffTwo Imperial natives who bought the Grant Pharmacy just over a year ago have continued to grow their business and have made some cosmetic changes since last fall.Although delayed beyond the target date for completion,  there’s n...
  • Annual West Central Crops and Water Field Day planned

    Water is one of Nebraska’s most valuable natural resources. This Field Day offers a unique opportunity for farmers and policy makers to learn and see irrigation practices and cropping systems on a farm scale that maintain or increase crop production whi...
  • Free farm and ranch clinic offered

    Farmers and ranchers are invited to attend a free clinic. The clinics are one-on-one, not group sessions, and are confidential. The Farm Finance clinic offers a chance to meet with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. These clinic s...
  • Why no vote?

    Dear Editor: The Madrid facility has outlived its usefulness having been built in 1921. However, the Grant high school that was built in 1918 is still very usable and necessary. It goes to show you if you keep up an old building it will stay usable. We we...
  • Fair fun 2014

      Above: Jordin Lenhart and her goat Freddie appear to be two shy kids at the Perkins County Fair as they are interviewed by large livestock judge Nick Ketzner of Bird City, Kan. Right: Connor Einspahr is all smiles during the annual Mutton Bustin...