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  • Cats’ win over Stapleton costly

    By Ladonna SwedbergTribune Correspondent Wallace has faced some tough competition the past couple of weeks and last week was no different, fourth-ranked Dundy County Stratton (DCS), coming to town. Wallace struggled to keep up with the Tigers’ fast-pa...
  • Second quarter honor roll announced

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  • First semester honor roll students acknowledged

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  • Perkins County FCCLA attends district competition

    Four members from Perkins County High School Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) and FCCLA advisor Cathy Ochsner attended FCCLA District 11 STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Competition hosted by Dundy County-Stratton Sch...
  • College Notes

    Malmkar and Copple graduate from Southeast Community College Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released the names of students who earned degrees, diplomas or certificates during graduation exercises following the 2015 fall quarter.Alexander Jar...
  • College scholarships still available

    For students needing money for college, $2,000 scholarships are available from the Nebraska Bankers Educational Foundation (NBEF). Every year, NBEF allocates up to $18,000 in scholarships through the William B. Brandt Memorial Scholarship Fund. These $2,0...
  • Area students in UNK honor music clinic

    High school vocal and instrumental music students from 112 high schools in Nebraska and Kansas were selected to participate in the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Honor Band and Choral Clinic on held Jan. 25.The event included 711 students and featu...
  • Child Find screenings available

    Local school districts in cooperation with ESU 16 are sponsoring an opportunity for parents of preschool children to participate in Child Find Screenings. This spring, screenings will be made available in each school district at the request of parents.Chi...
  • Senior birthdays celebrated in Elsie

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  • This year’s BRAN to start in Grant

    Grant has been chosen to be the starting community for the 36th annual BRAN (Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska) on June 4-5. The ride was originally organized through the Omaha Northwest Rotary Club in 1980 and has grown from a small group of riders to a commu...
  • 33 teams compete in Wallace coyote hunt

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelJayden Maris of Imperial and Shawn O’Neil of Wauneta won the fourth annual coyote hunt held Saturday, Jan. 16, that benefitted the Wallace Volunteer Fire Department. The pair was among 33 two-person teams who  paid...
  • Pancake feed to benefit Meyer family

    Next Thursday, Feb. 4, the Grant Lions Club will hold its annual groundhog pancake feed at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. Serving from 5-7 p.m., the event will feature pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and drinks.  Each year, the Lions sponsor this even...
  • Imperial church sets ladies’ retreat for Feb. 6

    The Imperial Bible Church is again hosting a Ladies Retreat, this year on Feb. 6. The theme is “Satisfaction in Christ Jesus.” Between 80-90 women are expected to attend. Three women who are affiliated with Frontier School of the Bible in LaGrange, W...
  • 14th annual Aldrich Foundation short story contest announced

    14th annual Aldrich Foundation short story contest announced Original short stories by Nebraska authors are currently being accepted for the 2016 Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation’s short story contest.Story length should be 1,000-2,000 words (there is ...
  • 2015 ag production statistics provided

    Corn for grain production in Nebraska based on year-end surveys is estimated at a record high 1.69 billion bushels, up 6 percent from 2014, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Yield of 185 bushels per acre is up six bushels fro...
  • Free farmer/rancher workshop offered

    Everyone is welcome to attend a free workshop on business succession and estate planning for farm and ranch owners, families and beginners.   The workshop will be held in North Platte, Feb. 9 at the West Central Research and Extension. The workshop runs...
  • Irrigation workshop planned in three counties

    By Strahinja StepanovicExtension Educator Nebraska Extension is inviting producers to participate in a two-hour meeting that will provide essential knowledge on maximizing irrigation performance and utilizing various tools for irrigation scheduling. Also ...
  • Ogallala library presenting second annual “Harry Potter Night”

    Feb. 4 will see the second annual Harry Potter Book Night celebrated throughout the world and at Goodall City Library in Ogallala, with an unforgettable night of magic. The fun kicks off with sign-in and registration at 4:30 p.m. and the sorting ceremony ...
  • What's Up?

    Stars shine bright in winter sky It is always fun to dip into the old mailbag to get a question from readers. This one asks, “Why are there so many bright stars in the winter sky?” Good question. With the stars of Orion, Auriga, Taurus all hanging ju...
  • Hughes' Views

    Hughes up to six bills this session Two weeks ago, you read about the first three bills I introduced during this session. Shortly after, I introduced my next three bills, for a total of six. Wednesday, Jan. 20 was the 10th day of this session and the las...