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  • Several more candidates file, deadlines approaching

    by Russ PankoninGrant tribune-sentinel Several more candidates and incumbents filed for election during the past week. Incumbent Jayson Bishop filed for re-election to the Perkins County School Board. The other incumbents include Doug Beck and Shawn Turne...
  • Community raises funds for Meyer family

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  • Hughes family directs donation to Perkins County Community Foundation Fund

    Perkins County Community Foundation Fund has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and directed by local farmers Dan and Josie Hughes of Perkins County. The donation will help the organizati...
  • Girl Scouts donate to Angel Tree and food pantry

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  • PCS falls to Cambridge and Cozad

    by Samantha GoffGrant tribune-sentinelAs basketball’s regular season draws near the end, the Plainsmen boys come off of a double loss last week when they traveled to Cambridge Friday, and hosted Cozad on Saturday.CAMBRIDGE The PC Plainsmen came out on...
  • Lady Plainsmen prepare for districts next week

    by Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelA pair of losses, one on the road and one at home, brings the girls toward the end of their season, during which, they have been unable to pull out a win.CAMBRIDGE The Lady Plainsmen hit the road and played a game i...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Tales of a basketball junkie Starting last Friday, we did a Laramie to Lincoln shot at watching basketball games. Add to that stretch of time Mother Nature decided to drop a little snow in the Midwest and we can add defensive driving as a skill to compli...
  • Wood and Cook place second at SPVA

    By Brooke PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThe PC wrestlers finished their regular season with the SPVA meet in Hershey on Feb. 4, placing sixth with 29 points. 132-pounder Kiffen Cook won his first three matches to make it to the championship round, falli...
  • Wallace boys coming off split week

    By Ladonna SwedbergGrant Tribune-SentinelLast weeks snow storm caused a slight change in the basketball schedule but at least no games had to be cancelled. Tuesdays game between Brady and Wallace was able to be rescheduled since both teams, miraculously...
  • Wallace girls fall to Brady, M-HC

    By Russ PankoninGrant tribune-sentinelWallace’s Lady Wildcats are still looking to get back on a winning streak after dropping a pair of games last weekend to Brady and Maywood-Hayes Center (MHC).Brady Playing at home Friday, the Lady Wildcats stayed ...
  • Chemigation training in North Platte

    Chemigation season is a few months away, and it’s time to check chemigation licenses to see if they need to be renewed. If it’s the first time using chemigation, a valid license will be required.Individuals who need to obtain a new chemigation license...
  • NCTA at Curtis named in top 150

    The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) at Curtis has been named as a Top 150 two-year institution by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program.The nomination enables NCTA to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excelle...
  • FSA Scoop

    Foreign buyers need to report The Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act (AFIDA) requires all foreign owners of U.S. agricultural land to report their holdings to the Secretary of Agriculture. The Farm Service Agency administers this program for ...
  • Grant area farmers promote ag advancements

    While ag technology advancements are quickly developing, growers look for proof of on-farm success. That has been the purpose driving the Nebraska Water Balance Alliance’s demonstration project (NEWBA).“We’ve found that farmers take stock in what is...
  • What's Up?

    Jewels of the night sky Two of the jewels of the night sky are in good location for viewing these February evenings. The first is the great Andromeda Galaxy (M31) and the second in the same section of the sky is the Triangulum Galaxy (M33).The Triangulum...
  • Maaliao receives Young Nebraska Art Award

    Claire Maaliao, a junior at Perkins County High School, has been selected to receive the UNL Young Nebraska Art Award.She will attend an awards ceremony on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus on April 6. Over 160 entries were evaluated by the Univer...
  • Punxstawney Phil promises early spring

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  • Three pounds of meth seized

    A 9:05 p.m. traffic stop in Madrid Tuesday, Jan. 26, led to the felony arrest of two Lincoln County women and a citation issued to a Perkins County man. A third woman is being sought for questioning, Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman said in a press r...
  • Plainsman Prints a positive spin on discipline

    By Kara CosentinoGrant Tribune-SentinelSafety, responsibility, and respect represent the three main expectations at the core of Perkins County Elementary School’s new Plainsman Prints reward system. Principal Nicole Long suggests the program offers ...
  • Potatoes are a health food

    Nancy FrecksExtension EducatorPotatoes get a bad rap—some people call them fattening. Potatoes are not! The preparation method and the toppings certainly can be, but not the potato.The potato by itself does not contain any sodium, fat, or cholesterol an...