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  • Timely rains bolster harvest

      by Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel Timing is everything. In regard to this year’s wheat harvest timely rains in June helped turn a potential bust of a year into a boom. Gary Talich, branch manager for Frenchman Valley Coop in Grant and Venango, sai...
  • Summer teams

      Poppe’s PosiesThe boys Pee Wee team for Grant, sponsored by Poppe’s Posies, included, (front row, l-r): Trye Hickey, Cyrus Wells, Kaden Smith, Bryder Hickey, Chase Toner, Deitrik Brueggeman, Kaden Wykert, Irvin Reyes and Ian Picquet. Back row, c...
  • Wallace squad second in tourney

      The Wallace boys Pony team finished second at the Tri-County Youth League tournament. Back row: Trey Robertson,Camden McConnell, Riley Strawder , Aiden Kennicut, Jackson Sinsel, Colton Hager, Alec Messersmith. Front row: Carson Glunz, Matthew Lungri...
  • Grant wins Pony title

      The Grant Pony team won the 2014 Tri-County Youth League Tournament on Sunday, July 13 in Sutherland with a 5-0 win over Wallace. The team finished 9-2 on the season and went into the tournament as third seed. They defeated Ogallala 2 by a tally of ...
  • Safe at first

      Cecilia Putnam is called safe at first and receives a congratulatory high-five from coach Adair Reese during the girls T-ball tournament held in Grant July 9....
  • From the Pulpit

    The Church, more than denominations Pastor Bill Wright For the past two weeks we have considered the question, what did Jesus mean when He used the word “church” in Matthew 16:18: “I will build my church and the gates of hell will not prevail agai...
  • Mosquitos in Nebraska test positive for West Nile

    Mosquitos in two counties in northern Nebraska have tested positive for West Nile Virus according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department has started to trap for mosquitos in Chase and Red Willo...
  • Cogitation

    Humor can help in recovery Jo McCormick I have a perpetual desk calendar that reminds me to laugh myself out of the gloomies with a daily collection of fun-filled insights and therapeutic humor from the queen of encouragement, Barbara Johnson. She is a ...
  • Grant opportunities available

    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that it is seeking grant proposals to award up to $1.5 million in grant funding to for-profit and non-profit service providers.These for-profit and non-profit service providers include, but not limite...
  • ‘Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You,’ coming to Ogallala July 21

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the ‘Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You,’ alcohol and drug education class.The class will be held on Monday, July 21 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. (MT) at Heartland Counseling, 401 West First Street, Og...
  • Sheriff’s office busy with several cases

    The Perkins County Sheriff’s Office has been busy with several cases. On July 1, at 4:42 p.m., Gladwin Ensz, 54, Grant, was picked up for a Keith County court arrest warrant for failure to appear or comply with citation. Ensz was transported to Keith Co...
  • VFW earns state recognition

      Walter ‘Bed’ Sauer of Ogallala (left) was presented a certificate by VFW Post Commander Gary Bush for being named the VFW State Volunteer of the Year during the state convention, held June 5-8 in Norfolk.     Retired state patrol Troop D ...
  • Perkins County Health Services looking to help ‘Smile Train’

    July is National Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness month.  To promote this, Perkins County Health Services is challenging its employees to raise funds for “Smile Train.” Cleft palates and lips are the third most common birth defect. Each year 4,400 chil...
  • New clergy in Perkins County

    by Kylie HansonTribune-Sentinel Intern There is a new Father at the Catholic churches in Perkins County, Father Thomas Kuffel. Kuffel arrived in Grant June 16. The ceremony of installation was on Sunday, June 29. He was raised in Milwaukee, Wis., with one...
  • Fireworks donations

    Contributions to the annual Fourth of July fireworks display continue. The display is provided annually by the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce and private donations.The shell sizes their donation purchased are: $10 and under: three inch shell; $11-$20:...
  • Lemonade for a cause

      Five youngsters from Elsie, including Bradley Hanson, Max Hanson, Ryleigh Hanson, Kendall Fleming, and Devon Gisselmann, set up a lemonade stand on Tuesday, June 24. The kids not only sold lemonade, but many kinds of cookies. The proceeds from the s...
  • Medal winner has Grant ties

      Alexis Raffaeli of Ogallala, granddaughter of Wendell and Marcy Shalla of Grant, earned three bronze medals during the National Youth Weightlifting Tournament held in Daytona Beach, Fla., on June 12.Raffaeli started lifting during the summer of 2013...
  • State seeking 100 percent credit

    By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican It came as no surprise when Kansas officially rejected an arbiter’s findings on the N-CORPE augmentation project in Lincoln County. In May, Arbitrator Jeffrey C. Fereday issued his decision on whether Nebraska shou...
  • Nigerian trade team visits area

    by Russ PankoninImperial Republican Frenchman Valley Coop (FVC) in Imperial played host to an eight-member Nigerian trade team Tuesday, June 24 morning as the first of several stops in Nebraska. The trade team wants to learn about production prospects fo...
  • FSA Scoop

    Program deadlines rapidly approaching Livestock producers are reminded that the deadline to apply for 2012 and/or 2013 ELAP is Aug. 1. The Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program provides payments to eligible producers ...