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  • Wildcats compete at South Loup

    By Elizabeth StrandWallace Track Coach The Wallace Wildcats took a partial squad of six athletes, two boys and four girls, to the South Loup Invite in Arnold on Friday, April 11.   There were several school activities on the calendar, including the Art P...
  • Mr. Basketball registration begins

    Registrations are now being accepted for the 21st Annual Mr. Basketball Slamfest boys’ team camp in Kearney. The Slamfest will feature 100-plus teams from various states. The Slamfest will have separate varsity, junior varsity and ninth grade divisions ...
  • Bowling News

    Bowling BagsWeek of March 27 High game: Joni Pelster, 205; Laurie Fagullar, 186; Lori O’Neil, 184. High Series: Laurie Fagullar, 491; Joni Pelster, 486; Belinda Daly, 481.USBC Awards Joni Pelster, 200 game; Jane Ruppert, 175 game.Week of April 3 High ga...
  • Local working group to meet April 30 in Imperial

    Local meetings open to individuals interested in setting natural resources goals for Nebraska. A Local Working Group that provides advice on the priorities for many U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation programs will meet April 30 at 10 a.m. at th...
  • LEAD applications available for Group 34

    Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Group 34 are now available for people in production agriculture or agribusiness. “Up to 30 motivated men and women with demonstrated leadership potential will be selecte...
  • April is soyfoods month

    April is National Soyfoods Month, and Nebraska soybean farmers encourage their neighbors to explore ways to incorporate all the benefits of adding soy to their families’ diets along with soy-fed beef, pork, and poultry products. Karen Brokaw has contra...
  • Dolezal attends spring education classes

    Perkins County Weed Superintendent Michael Dolezal recently attended the Nebraska Weed Control Spring Training Seminar at Central Community College in Hastings. This was the second opportunity during 2014 to obtain 10 of the required 20 hours of continuin...
  • Going once...going twice...sold!

      A public auction was held on March 29 for the property that sits next to Perkins County High School and was sold for $11,000, according to school officials. The home must be moved by June 1 in order to make way for an addition coming to the high s...
  • Board discusses offerings, schedules

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor It may be a can of worms he is opening, but it is a can the Perkins County School Board feels needs to be opened. School board member Jayson Bishop pondered the question at the March school board meeting, “Are there too ma...
  • Excitement building for April 16 release of ‘Heaven’ movie

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican In less than a week, the nationwide opening of the “Heaven is for Real” movie arrives. The fact that the Imperial Theatre is one of the theatres that acquired the film for its opening day release on April 16 is br...
  • Animal shelter wine tasting event set for April 26

    Come enjoy an evening of food, wine, visiting, and help support the county’s no-kill shelter. By Jan RahnTribune Staff Mark the calendar for an upcoming fun and worthwhile event when the Perkins County Animal Shelter hosts their annual wine tasting e...
  • Bremmer enters county race for District 3 commissioner

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Entering the District 3 Perkins County Commissioners race is Martin Bremmer of Venango. Bremmer, a Republican, filed last week for the position in the general election as a write-in candidate. Incumbent commissioner Steve T...
  • Time running out on Christensen’s priority bill

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican   After looking over Tuesday’s agenda for the Legislature, Sen. Mark Christen-sen said time’s running out on getting his priority bill passed this session. LB 390 would remove the power under the Emergency A...
  • Easter services announced

    Grant Zion Lutheran Church 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 serv...
  • Adopt-a-Doc ceremony held

      National Doctor Day was Sunday, March 30.  Perkins County Health Services promoted the week with an event called “Adopt-a-Doc.” Employees had the option of signing up to participate.  Those signing up were assigned a provider to show appreciat...
  • Chamber honors business

      The Perkins County Chamber of Commerce unveiled a new traveling trophy as part of the spotlight business of the month. The first recipient of the trophy was Hometown Agency. The award was given out at the monthly chamber meeting in March and on hand...
  • ‘Coffee with a Forester’ April 26

    The Grant Tree Board invites the community to a ‘Coffee with a Forester’ workshop on Saturday, April 26 at the community room at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant at 10 a.m. in celebration of Arbor Day. Contact Jon Forney at (308) 352-8022 or email j...
  • ‘Detours of Life’ April 16

    “Detours of Life” is the theme of the Ogallala/Grant Women’s Connection gathering on Wednesday April 16 at Westview Retirement Community at 1 Westview Drive in Grant. The afternoon’s festivities are open to everyone and begin at 2:30 p.m. MT. Tic...
  • Tanks for Thanks at FVC

      As a way to recognize people who go above and beyond for their community, Cenex, the CHS energy brand, launched Tanks for Thanks, a new program that gives free fuel to those who make their communities, like Grant, just a little bit better. The Tanks...
  • Scouting for food

    The Grant Cub Scouts are asking for the community’s help with a service project. They are collecting items for the Perkins County Food Pantry. Bags were dropped off at home last Saturday, April 5. The Scouts are asking that Grant residents place items i...