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  • Supreme Court rules LB 701 occupation tax constitutional

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Eighteen months after a district court ruled the occupation tax in LB 701 was constitutional, the Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed that ruling in an opinion released Friday. In March 2010, Lancaster County District ...
  • FSA Scoop...Electronic newsletters will be available in the future

    By Mary KarashCounty Executive DirectorFarm Service Agency, Grant, NE As the budget decreases, FSA will be implementing “GovDelivery” which will make newsletters and other important information available to our producers by email.   FSA is in the be...
  • Plant it forward

    Across Nebraska, there are approximately 470,000 acres of community forests. These trees were planted by previous generations who understood the long-term benefits they would provide. ReTree Nebraska urges Nebraskans to plant it forward this fall in celeb...
  • 9/11 tribute and impressive airshow

    By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher While in Lincoln to cheer on the Huskers earlier this month, Russ wanted to seize the opportunity to watch the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels flight demonstration team during an airshow the next day. We’ve had the fortune of con...
  • Let your light shine

    By Pastor Ronald E. KrauseZion Lutheran Church, Grant In Paul’s letter to the Philippians he tells these Christians that they should “...be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, amon...
  • Reader urges civility in problem solving

    Dear Editor: Since the uproar with the commissioner in District 2, maybe we all need to take a breath and calm the water, so to speak. As the old saying goes, “You can satisfy some of the people some of the time but not all the people all of the time....
  • “The Sound of Music” staged at PCHS

    Sisters Margaretta (Shania Metcalf) and Berthe (Elizabeth Krajewski) wonder how to solve the problem of the free-spirited nun, Maria. Maria (Ashley Kemling) center, teaches the von Trapp children to sing. (Clockwise from top right): Friedrich (Colton W...
  • The moving and amusing Sound of Music

    The public was treated to two performances of “The Sound of Music” by Perkins County High School students Sunday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 13. The well-loved musical tells the story of a young nun in training who leaves the convent to become...
  • Candlelight vigil to honor Corrie Wood

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The public is invited to honor and celebrate the life of Corrie Wood on Saturday, Sept. 17 when a candlelight vigil will be held at Grant City Park. The vigil marks the three-year anniversary of Wood’s unsolved murder on Sept...
  • Meals now prepared on site at senior center in Grant

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Home-cooked meals on site are now a part of the daily activity at the Perkins County Senior Center in Grant. The center has new kitchen equipment, and as of Monday, Sept. 12, lead cook Sherry Krause and kitchen staff have bee...
  • Wallace Fall Festival is this weekend

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Lasting memories are promised to be made when the community of Wallace gathers for their annual Fall Festival this weekend. “Where your memories last a lifetime” is the theme for this year’s event, with the two-day festiv...
  • United Methodists to celebrate 125 years

    The Grant United Methodist Church will celebrate 125 years Sunday, Sept 18 with 10 a.m. worship, followed by a catered dinner. Rev. Harold Backus who pastored the church for several years will preach. Other former pastors planning to be present include J...
  • Former Keith County attorney faces three felony charges

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Former Keith County Attorney Blake Edwards is to appear in Dawson County District Court on Sept. 22 for arraignment on three felony charges for alleged theft by unlawful taking. Edwards allegedly mishandled funds from Keith Cou...
  • Defendants face felony theft charges; driver arraigned on 14 counts

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Four individuals have been charged with felonies in the theft of copper wire from center pivots in Perkins County. Three of the defendants, Bo E. Kuskie, 20; Joshua A. Patten, 23; and Gabriel L. Kuskie, 18, are charged with the...
  • Colorado man faces charges for high speed chase and shooting last December

    Perkins County law enforcement personnel were assisting in a high speed chase last December that ended in gunfire—the pursued suspect allegedly shot at a Nebraska State Patrol officer and former Keith County Sheriff. By Mary PierceKeith County News The...
  • Five vie for district judge position

    Richard A. Birch, Rebecca R. Harling, Michael L. Nozicka, all of North Platte; Brian J. Lockwood, Scottsbluff; and Meredith O. Peterson, Pinedale, Wyo., have submitted applications for appointment as District Judge in the 11th Judicial District consisting...
  • Keith Larsen memorial given to Grant Volunteer Fire Department

    A memorial in the name of Keith Larsen was presented to the Grant Fire Department and Perkins County Ambulance at the Sept. 5 regular meeting by the Keith Larsen family. This memorial will be used to purchase necessary equipment for the department and am...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Potato Pro

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff With football season upon us, each and every one of us is looking for another addition to our party menu. Sticking to the same old snacks just won’t fly this year, folks. Try something new, I know you can do it! Try these...
  • What's Up...Flying horse is hard to miss

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer For me nothing says autumn better than the constellation Pegasus, the Flying Horse. This time of the year it rises in the east just after sunset to begin its majestic parade across the sky. Pegasus is one of the larg...
  • Make influenza prevention a priority

    Influenza is contagious. According to the CDC, “flu viruses spread mainly by droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby. Less often, a person might also get flu by to...