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  • Scholarships to be awarded to qualifying high school seniors

    The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and one qualifying 4-H female who are graduating seniors in the state of Nebraska and who plan to continue with post high school education. This scholarship...
  • Nebraska Agriculture Industry Education Center dedication is set for Nov. 18

    The new Nebraska Agriculture Industry Education Center at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis is now complete with dedication scheduled at 1 p.m.  CT Nov. 18. Construction began in October 2010 on one of the largest and most innovativ...
  • Ag campaign launches with challenge grant

    Sixteen corporate sponsors have created the largest challenge grant for the Nebraska FFA Foundation’s annual “I Believe in the Future of Ag” campaign to date. Agriculture and FFA supporters and local FFA chapters across the state are challenged to ...
  • Honoring our veterans

    By Tom VilsackAgriculture Secretary We are approaching Veterans Day, a time to honor the men and women who have served this nation in uniform. Whether they are soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen or coastguardsmen – our veterans were part of the finest m...
  • A heart of thanksgiving

    By Pastor Ronald VoteWallace Bible Fellowship “I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.” Psalm 69:30 “Seven times a day do I praise the Lord” - Psalm 119:164-165 What is Thanksgiving? Is it gratitude, app...
  • A hairy scary good time

    The street was packed with candy seekers during the Chamber-sponsored Trick-or-Treat Street Monday afternoon. Temperatures in the low 70s allowed over 225 kids to leisurely stroll Central Avenue in Grant donning every imaginable costume. See more tric...
  • Plans underway for 26th annual community Thanksgiving feast

    Make plans to enjoy this noon meal with family and friends at the American Legion in Grant. Bring a salad or dessert—all else will be furnished. Volunteers can call 352-4574 to help with preparation. By Jan RahnManaging Editor It’s November—time t...
  • Grant City Council learns about water tower maintenance program

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor To be proactive in preserving the city’s water tower by performing maintenance projects, Grant City Council heard a presentation by a company offering a program solely for that purpose. During the regular meeting on Oct. 25, a...
  • Debate continues on selling ground

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor In 2007, the City of Grant purchased ground southeast of town where the city’s sewer line is located and for potential economic development ground—the city is now looking into selling the farm ground. Several factors are in...
  • Learn about the pipeline

    Those interesting in learning more about the XL pipeline may attend a meeting Thursday (today), Nov. 3, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 502 West K in Ogallala. Mike Groene will give a short presentation followed by a question and answer session. Groene serves wit...
  • Chamber’s Christmas open house is Nov. 17

    Come to Grant for “A Ride Down Memory Lane” during the annual open house event to kick off the holiday season. Enjoy an evening of bargain shopping, food, fun, giveaways and photos with Santa. By Jan RahnManaging Editor Yes, it’s barely November, ...
  • Hospital to host snow boot drive

    Take to Perkins County Health Services or Grant Medical Clinic now—or donate downtown during Chamber’s Christmas open house. The community is urged to get behind an effort to make a difference this winter for a child or adult in need of snow boots. P...
  • First Dollar presented to Potts Electric

    Ryan and Michaela Potts (center) were presented a First Dollar plaque by some of the Chamber members present during an After 5 event at Adams Bank and Trust on Oct. 25. In addition to the bank, businesses hosting the After 5 included Western Insurors an...
  • Eager to host holiday get-togethers, restaurant makes changes/additions

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor With a firm conviction to provide the community with a family restaurant, stating, “It’s not for the money,” Grant Family Restaurant owner Melody Lee continues to readjust hours, add equipment, change employees and do what...
  • 125th items go on sale at Christmas open house

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The publications everyone has been waiting for are in and will be available for sale during Perkins County Chamber’s Christmas open house event on Thursday, Nov. 17. A compilation of recipes from cooks all over the county and ...
  • Imperial native opens chiropractic service in Grant

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A chiropractic service is now available in Grant. Calvin Weiss, D.C. is taking care of patients and clients at 115 West 3rd in the First Insight Eyecare building. Eager to meet new people and broaden his clientele, the Imperial...
  • Seeking treats on the street

    Trick-or-Treat Street attracted the sweet and not-so-sweet on their annual quest for candy. Downtown businesses treated approximately 300 costumed trick-or-treaters on Halloween afternoon. The event is sponsored by the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce w...
  • Our Community's History

    By M. Lee Tribune Staff Two males assault off-duty deputy One Year AgoOctober 28, 2010 Two face off for District 2 Commissioner seat. Leon Pankonin and Dave Hoffert are both vying for a seat on the Perkins County Board of Commissioners when election ro...
  • Adams Bank announces changes

    Todd S. Adams, CEO, of Adams Bank & Trust is pleased to announce that changes are taking place with personnel within the bank.Amanda Fanning Amanda (Mandy) Fanning, has joined Adams Bank & Trust as its deposit compliance officer.   Mandy is the fifth gen...
  • Elsie holds Trunk-or-Treat

    The second annual Trunk-or-Treat event in downtown Elsie was once again a great success with the country folks having a chance to bring in their treats for the trick-or-treaters. Cars lined both sides of downtown with trunks open and pumpkins and costum...