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  • Public invited to second annual charitable organization banquet

    By Jan Rahn, Tribune Staff The second annual banquet showcasing the county’s charitable organizations is set for Thursday, Sept. 11.   The public is invited to enjoy the banquet at the fairgrounds, co-hosted by the Perkins County Community Foundation ...
  • Back to school 2014

      Tim Linscott | Tribune Sentinel 2014Perkins County High School head football coach Carlie Wells, right, motivates his players as they run drills during two-a-day practices last week. The first practice was at 5:30 a.m. and the second at 4 p.m. Wel...
  • Coop annual meeting set

    Frenchman Valley Coop (FVC) is holding its annual meeting of the stockholders Aug. 26 at 10:30 a.m. at Broken Arrow Cellars in Imperial. Customer Service Director  Leann Weiss said it should be a quick meeting, consisting of the annual report, a financia...
  • Total wellness event Aug. 26 at Hastings Memorial Library

    Wanting to stay healthy from head to toe? Simple tips for overall wellness will be at the Hastings Memorial Library, 505 Central Ave. in Grant, on Tuesday, Aug. 26 from 6:30-8 p.m.This free event will have presentations by local resources dedicated to hea...
  • Foundation helps program

      Nicole Long, left, of the Perkins County Weekend Food Program accepts a check for $500 from Michelle Ross of the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund. The funds will help feed children in need on weekends through the Perkins County Weekend Food ...
  • Observe Sickle Cell Awareness Month by donating blood

    Local blood drive: Sept. 2 at New Life Fellowship Church The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September.Sickle cell diseas...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Watkins reunion held The 69th annual Watkins Family Reunion was held on Aug. 10, 2014 at the Grant City Park. Twenty-seven members were in attendance to enjoy a pot luck dinner and time to reconnect as a family. The family was treated to homemade ice cre...
  • Heinemann new to Arnold Insurance

    By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Tona Heinemann started on July 7 at Arnold Insurance Agency as a customer service representative.Heinemann is currently studying to become a representative for property and casualty lines at Arnold Insurance.Thus far, Hei...
  • Another Perspective

    Alternative venture creates pleasant memories By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher A recent venture found us on an alternative schedule as we took part in the NCTC conference in Kansas City. What’s NCTC? I wondered the same thing when my hubby asked me to acc...
  • Quick Quips

    By Tim Linscott The Chase County Fair really gave me an opportunity to see my kids in a new, yet familiar light.My son, Elijah, was a bit ramped up from all of the activity and people around. He fought taking a nap. I was hoping the old, ‘Run some erra...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Be careful what you say By Rev. Battello Jesus tells his disciples not to be so concerned about what they eat but to be concerned about what they say. He says what we eat is eliminated from our bodies but what we say comes from our hearts and this can m...
  • Parents projected to spend $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Expenditures on Children and Families, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child. The report shows that a middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,3...
  • PCS has three new teachers

      By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor There are three new faces at Perkins County Public Schools this year.Chasta Bonisas is the special education teacher for Perkins County High School.The Aurora native recently graduated from York College and is excit...
  • Broeder wins annual Jackman community service award

    By Tim LinscottManaging EditorThe winner of the 2014 Outstanding Community Service award by the Marjorie K. Jackman Memorial, through the Grant Public Schools Foundation, was Jakelynn Broeder, a senior at Perkins County High School.Broeder will receive $1...
  • Experts offer advice for variety of wheat production challenges

    Wheat growers in western Nebraska face several serious challenges: Wheat stem sawfly. Wheat streak mosaic. Weeds, including kochia. Making best use of scarce moisture.Research is providing answers to meet some of the challenges, and still searching for an...
  • Building rush in county

      There is more than one major construction project going on currently in Perkins County with progress being made on them all. Above, it may not look like the artist’s rendition just yet, but the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center is begin...
  • Write-in candidates to decide three village board seats

    By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor For the second time in six years the Village of Elsie is in a quandary when it comes to finding members to fill out the village board. After the Aug. 1 deadline for incumbents to file for village boards neither of the tw...
  • City wins project of the year

      By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Always striving to be ahead of the game, the City of Grant Administrator Dana Harris, city employees, the mayor and council received a prestigious honor on June 18 at the annual membership meeting of the West Centra...
  • Jon Forney receives 45 year coaching award

    by Kylie HansonTribune-Sentinel Intern Jon Forney received the 45-year coaching award on July 20 at the Nebraska Coach’s Association awards banquet. Forney has coached around 1,100 events in basketball, track, and football. His first year was in Cedar ...
  • Capturing the moment

      Artist Lance Wurst talks with Kay Cheney about his art during an open house for Wurst at Meadowlark Gallery in downtown Grant on Sunday, Aug. 10. Right: Wurst had many paintings showing everyday life, from a sailboat to hot rod cars to people in the...