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  • Wallace students place at Inter-High Day

    North Platte Community College hosted its annual Inter-High Scholastic Competition and TECH-Knowledge & Skills Discovery Day on Wednesday, April 2. The theme for Inter-High Day this year is “Spotlight on Success.” Students from 28 area schools too...
  • Still time for students to help with election

    Nebraska students still have time to contact their local election official to discuss working at the primary on May 13, says Secretary of State John Gale. Students who work or volunteer at least four hours are eligible to have their names selected to rece...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Wilt changed the game By Larry PritchettPast PCHS activities director I don’t follow professional basketball much because although the players have lots of talent, I don’t think the game is as much team-oriented as it used to be during my growing up...
  • PCHS faces cold, wind at Sutherland

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Some Perkins County track athletes were bundled up in blankets and jackets until they had to compete at the Sutherland Invite on April 17. The invite started with temperatures in the 30s with a stiff breeze blowing. Ac...
  • Wildcats have great showing at Sutherland

      By Elizabeth StrandWallace track coach The Wallace Wildcats set 16 new personal best marks at the Sutherland Invitational on Thursday, April 17.   Wallace was one of the 11 teams at the meet, others included:  Perkins County, Chase County, North P...
  • Plainsmen win Hershey golf invitational

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor The Perkins County Plainsmen picked up their first golf tournament win of the season with a decisive 30-plus stroke victory on April 17. PCHS won with a team score of 350 while Sandhills/Thedford was a distant second with 38...
  • Why no vote on school expansion?

    Dear Editor: After figuring and paying my property taxes for Perkins County I came to the realization that I may have reached an age where Depends are needed. I looked at the breakdown of the taxes and saw where a majority of them go to the schools. Here ...
  • Let’s abolish central assessment system

    Dear Editor: In Nebraska most of the large rich corporations owning land and easements in Nebraska are centrally assessed. The Nebraska Supreme Court has brought into the reasoning that an elected county assessor does not have the ability to assess and ta...
  • County officials’ duties clarified

    Dear Editor: We have heard that there is some confusion about the duties of county officials, particularly as to the handling of tax receipts and the dispersal of funds. We think that a clarification of those duties is in order. When we pay our taxes to t...
  • U.S. Justice Department weighs in for Nebraska on Water Master’s ruling

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Deputy Attorney General David Cookson brought some good news to last week’s Upper Republican Natural Resources District meeting. Cookson said the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a favorable brief with the ...
  • Vehicle catches fire on highway

      On Tuesday, April 8 a pick-up started on fire while traveling on NE-61. Vernone Davidson, owner and driver of the 1994 Ford Ranger, was southbound when a fuel leak started a fire under the hood. Smoke filled the driver’s compartment, forcing Dav...
  • ‘Who is this man?’

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Call it a reversal of slogans. Ivan Regier of Madrid has long used the saying he was the ‘Man with the upside down face,’ meaning he had hair on his face and not the top of his head. For Regier, that is no longer the c...
  • Tribune- Sentinel brings home awards

    Winning several awards at the Nebraska Press Association ‘Better Newspaper Contest’ on April 12 was The Grant Tribune-Sentinel and its sister publications, The Wauneta Breeze and The Imperial Republican. Newspapers were judged on the quality of their ...
  • Grant Fire Department hosts award banquet

      By Jan RahnTribune Staff On Saturday evening, April 5, firefighters, EMTs, spouses and special guests enjoyed the 2014 annual banquet of the Grant Fire Department and Perkins County Ambulance held at the American Legion Hall in Grant. A 2013 year ...
  • Come enjoy wine tasting event to benefit shelter

    Perkins County Animal Shelter will host its annual wine tasting and fundraising event on Saturday, April 26, at the Perkins County Fairgrounds in Grant. Everyone is invited to sample five featured wines, enjoy great food, friends and fun. In addition, t...
  • Easter services announced

    Zion Lutheran Church, Grant April 17, 7 p.m. - Maundy Thursday service April 18, 7 p.m. - Good Friday service April 20, 7 a.m. - Easter sunrise service and breakfast Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant April 17, 7:30 p.m. - Holy Thursday service A...
  • Grant Tree Board hosts “Coffee with a Forester” workshop April 26

    Western Nebraska certainly has experienced its share of extraordinary weather conditions, from another year of low precipitation to unusually punishing cold and extreme winds. This combination has produced serious consequences for western Nebraska trees. ...
  • Newest Lion inducted

      Grant Lion’s Club president Betty Thomas, left, and district president Ron Patrick, right, helped induct the newest member of the Lion’s Club into the fold, Ashley Colglazier. Colglazier and husband, Tim, were on hand with daughters Brenna and H...
  • Signs of Spring

      Signs of the spring and Lent season are the annual fish fry events that take place all over the United States in celebration of Easter. The annual Knights of Columbus fish fry was held at Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant on Friday, April 1...
  • Westview hosts prom march

    Westview Retirement Community had their own prom showing on Saturday, March 29.  Twenty-two girls escorted by their dates modeled gorgeous dresses. A special treat for residents was seeing four girls who work at Westview model their prom dresses. Westvie...