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  • Health entities offer tips to help avoid spread of EV-D68 virus

      Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) is offering a public health update on enteroviruses. Enterovirus infections are common in the summer and fall. Several neighboring states to Nebraska are seeing more children than usual with sev...
  • Locals participate in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

      Several groups and individuals took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge as a means of supporting and donating to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gerig’s Disease) fund. Above: PCHS Superintendent Phillip Picquet gets doused by the football tea...
  • Route 61 Roller Dome starting new memories

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A longtime Grant landmark has new owners, a new look and a new name.Jason and Ashleigh Noyes recently purchased Six Aces Roller Rink and rechristened it ‘Route 61 Roller Dome.’Upon purchase of the rink, the coupl...
  • Picture perfect

      Penny Zadina, left, talks with Denise Carter during the open house for Zadina’s photography work at Meadowlark Gallery in downtown Grant on Sunday, Sept. 14. Above: Zadina’s work portrays the various aspects of life in the country.   ...
  • Blood drive collects 64 units

      The Grant Red Cross Bloodmobile Drive was held at New Life Fellowship Church on Tuesday, Sept. 2. There were 64 units collected. Rose Barry reached a milestone with 100 units donated. First time donors were Shelby Day and Rebecca Uehling. The follow...
  • Music Magic

          Above: Assisted Living Week was marked every day last week at Park Ridge in Grant with a variety of activities. The theme was ‘The Magic of Music.’ Above: Larry and Rose Williams of Ogallala sing karaoke with residents and staff. Right: ...
  • Immediate openings for senior workers

    Experience Works, a national nonprofit organization operating the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) in 82 of Nebraska’s 93 counties, will be accepting applications on Sept. 23 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Imperial Community Center, 90...
  • Block party held in Venango

      A celebration to say goodbye to summer was held in Venango on Saturday, Sept. 13 with residents from all over the region enjoying a cookout and some good conversation....
  • Midwest Musings

    We have a gem here   By Tim Linscott Managing Editor   We have a gem here in this community that many communities have but may overlook or simply not appreciate.The Hastings Memorial Library is one of the best small-town libraries I have ever been t...
  • 50 Shades of Me

    Metabolism and mind changes   Brooke Pankonin Tribune-Sentinel   My whole life I’ve been blessed with an extremely high metabolism. I’ve never had to diet, or even exercise for that matter, even though exercise is a healthy activity recommended ...
  • From the Pulpit

    Good from evil By Pastor Ron Krause Zion Lutheran Church In Genesis chapter 50 we find Joseph’s brothers coming to him after their father had died, pleading with him to not hold their previous sins against them. You no doubt remember what they had don...
  • Lady Cats win three in week two

      By Christy Sheets Contributing Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Wallace Triangular on Sept. 9. The Cats’ first opponent was the Falcons of Hitchcock County. The Cats stepped up and played well, and won their first match of the night in...
  • Defense tightens up for Plainsmen

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Hitting the road for the first time this season, the Perkins County Plainsmen football squad headed to Hitchcock County to battle the Falcons on the grid-iron.Hitchcock County would win this battle, 25-6.Perkins County hea...
  • PCS golfers improve

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A bit more of a relaxed atmosphere has helped the Perkins County girls golf squad.PCS head girls golf coach Michelle Buchanan said three of the five players improved this week.“They improved their score, so they did well...
  • Wildcats stumble against tough Brady squad

      By LaDonna Swedberg Contributing Writer Wallace faced a tough test last week when they traveled to Brady to take on the Eagles.  The Wildcats went into the game well prepared but they were unable to find an answer for Brady’s speed.The Eagles ma...
  • Lady Plainsmen volleyball squad hangs tough at Cozad

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Heading into the Wallace triangular, the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen volleyball team had some ideas on what needed to be improved upon and ratcheted up some areas of their game.Against Hitchcock County the Lady Plainsmen...
  • ‘This Old House’ brings down the house

      The opening night performance of the Perkins County High School fall musical was Sunday, Sept. 14 with this year’s play being ‘This Old House.’ The play follows the wacky antics of  Monda Babbington, played by Samantha Snogren, and the fate o...
  • Senior of the Month

    A busy student and dedicated volunteer, Hannah Beck has been chosen September’s Senior of the Month. She is the daughter of Doug and Janet Beck of Grant. While a student at Perkins County High School, Hannah has been involved in many extracurricular an...
  • Students gain training at leadership workshop

      Renae Goodwin, Korey Lake, JoAnn Schrotberger, Lillian Kempf and Ashley Kempf, all Perkins County High FCCLA officers recently attended the Nebraska Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Fall Leadership Workshop. The officers were accompa...
  • ReTree Nebraska week is Sept. 21-27

    Avoid planting ash trees due to emerald ash borer threat By Shari Friedel, Tribune Staff Several entities in Nebraska including the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and the Nebraska Forest Service have joined  forces in a ten-year initiative to...