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  • Child Find screenings available

    Local school districts in cooperation with ESU #16 are sponsoring Child Find Screenings. This spring screening will be made available in each school district at the request of parents. Child Find is a screening program for preschool children between the ...
  • Severe Weather Awareness poster contest open to fourth graders

    The springtime severe weather season is quickly approaching and that means it’s time for the 2014 Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest. The contest is sponsored by Nebraska Association of Emergency Management, the National Weather Service an...
  • Space for argument

    By Craig R. ChristiansenExecutive Director, NSEA Something is disappearing in our society. We are losing public argument–the ability and space for the expression of civil and respectful differences of perspective or opinion on public issues. Civil argu...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    What a letdown Sunday By Larry PritchettPast PCHS activities director The Super Bowl is over. Like many of the 47 previous ones, the hype before the game turned out to be just that—hype. The game was a rout, which is too bad because you hope that a c...
  • PCS edged in pair of games

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor On Jan. 30 the Perkins County boys basketball team hit the road to Julesburg, Colo., to face Sedgwick County and kept pace with the Cougars, but a fourth quarter cold spell meant doom for the Plainsmen. PCS lost 62-45 to the...
  • PCS wrestlers participate in tourneys

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Plainsmen wrestlers had a busy weekend with back-to-back tournaments in Medicine Valley Friday Jan. 31 and in Doniphan Saturday, Feb. 1. Perkins County finished 14th out of 16 teams with a score of 25 at Medicine Valley. Sc...
  • PCS looking to put pieces together

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Putting a complete game together may be all that the Lady Plainsmen basketball team needs as the offense was on point for the game against Sedgwick County and the defense was improved against Maxwell. On Jan. 30 the Lady Pla...
  • Wildcats finish third

      By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The RPAC conference is one of the tougher conferences in the state so the Wallace Wildcats were involved in some difficult games this past week as they competed in the conference tournament. Wallace was seated second...
  • Lady Wildcats finish fifth at RPAC tournament

      On Saturday, Jan. 25, the Wallace Lady Wildcats traveled to Maywood where they kicked off a week-long tournament in the Republican Plains Activity Conference (RPAC). In the first round the Wildcats faced the Hayes Center Cardinals, where they recei...
  • Pipeline project nearing completion

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Construction of a pipeline to  carry augmentation water to Medicine Creek broke through a logjam that’s been hindering progress. During a recent Upper Republican Natural Resources District meeting in Imperial, M...
  • FSA Scoop

    Committee election over By Teri MossCounty Executive Director Perkins County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Teri Moss announced that county committee elections are over, the ballots are counted and the results are in: Donald R. Hajek was el...
  • New manager joins 21st Century Equipment

    Sheldon Holt has been named service manager at 21st Century Equipment in Ogallala. Holt comes to 21st Century Equipment from Stotz Equipment, a multi-store John Deere dealership with 23 locations in the western United States. Holt was service manager at t...
  • Young Nebraska producers excited about technology

    Nebraska’s young farmers and ranchers say the growth in technology in farming and ranching is one of the most exciting things about being involved in agriculture today, while the growing public disconnect with where food comes from and how it is raised ...
  • Free financial clinic offered to producers Feb. 13

    Farmers and ranchers are invited to attend a free clinic. Clinics are one-on-one, not group sessions, and are confidential. They give producers a chance to meet with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. These clinic staff specialize...
  • UNL beekeeping class to be in North Platte

    A comprehensive beginning beekeeping school will be offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension on Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., CT, at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road, in North Platte. ​This school w...
  • Long road ahead, but well worth the trip

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor On average, it seems that it takes a municipality about two years to get a Community Redevelopment Authority (CRA) up and running. I again applaud the Grant City Council for its diligence in progressing in addressing the hou...
  • Plans moving forward to expand high school

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Ground is slated to be broken on the addition to the Perkins County High School in either late spring or early summer of this year, barring any drastic changes to cost estimates procured from the district. With the c...
  • Take part in special sweetheart page

    Show your sweetheart how much you care. The Grant Tribune-Sentinel will be publishing a special sweetheart page on Feb. 13. Show your loved ones how much you care with this photo page that includes a special message. A single column photo with message is ...
  • IRS warns of tax-time scams on horizon

    It’s true: tax scams proliferate during the income tax filing season. This year’s season opens on Jan. 31. The IRS provides the following scam warnings to avoid becoming a victim of these crimes: • Be vigilant of any unexpected communication purpor...
  • Engel benefit a success

    Garry and Rhonda Lawyer go through the soup line at the benefit for Craig Engel on Sunday, Jan. 26 at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant. Serving the Lawyers are Lloyd Dahlkoetter and Craig Clough. Below: Rebecca Dahlkoetter, right, greets Gaylord Bishop (ce...