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  • Celebration held in Grant City Park

      Cold drink on a sweltering 104 degree day in the park.     City clerk Jessie Faber and Mayor Mike Wyatt (left) serve birthday cake and ice cream for Grant’s 125th.     Canines and their masters wait patiently in the heat for ...
  • Community invited to 125th Anniversary worship service in the park

    The Lutheran churches in Perkins County are hosting a 125th Anniversary worship service in the Grant City Park on Sunday, July 22. There will be a pre-service hymn fest at 9:45 a.m. with the worship service to follow at 10 a.m. The message will be deliver...
  • Perkins County firefighters join area departments to fight Sandhills blaze

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County and Chase County provided assistance with 24 firefighters during a late day fire on Saturday, June 30. The firefighters were responsible for the north flank of a fire burning from Stapleton toward Tryon. Accord...
  • Attorney Edwards to be sentenced Aug. 15

    (AP) –Dundy County attorney Blake Edwards has been convicted of one theft charge and acquitted of two more in Keith County. It was unclear Thursday June 28, whether Edwards remained in office, still prosecuting cases. Edwards didn’t return calls from ...
  • Donations make show possible

    Contributions continue to come in from patrons who enjoyed the fireworks display for the county’s 125th celebration on July 4th. A fabulous fireworks display was made possible by funds from Chamber, along with generous donations from people around the ...
  • Perkins County Sheriff’s Office receives grant for three in-car cameras

    The Perkins County Sheriff’s Office is receiving grant funding assistance for obtaining three in-car camera systems, according to Fred Zwonechek, administrator for the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety. “This highway safety grant funding in the amoun...
  • Grant United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Pastor Nora and husband Dave Mendyk are busy getting settled and getting acclimated to their new community of Grant. Making new friends and becoming familiar with  the Grant United Methodist Church has kept the Mendyks o...
  • Grant Farmer’s Market open for business

      Linda Heitman of Double L Farm in Elsie along with several other vendors have farm fresh and homemade products available at the Grant Farmer’s Market held at the Grant City Park turnaround on Friday mornings from 7:30-10:30 a.m. The market will ru...
  • Andrews & Son Implement and Hardware a part of historical celebration in area

    Lamar will be celebrating their 125th anniversary as a community this weekend—Grant has already celebrated, and the Perkins County quasquicentennial is coming soon. This well-known former business in the area will be featured in the Lamar celebration Ju...
  • Elsie blood drive meets goal

      The Elsie/Madrid community blood drive that was held July 6 was a great success. Coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis reported that they surpassed their goal that was set by the American Red Cross. Donors were treated to lunch served by t...
  • Ogallala housing project awarded funds

    The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded $79,791 HOME set aside funds to West Central Nebraska Development District, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) in Ogallala.   West Central Nebraska Development District (WCNDD) will conduct an Owner-Occupied...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Cuddling preempts cooking By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist As some of my avid readers may have noticed, I did not have a column in last week’s paper. On Friday, June 29th, we welcomed to the world Jace Lee Noyes, a 7 pound 7 ounce beautiful baby boy...
  • Go Green with Goff

    Conserving water in 40 easy ways By Samantha GoffTribune Sentinel Staff With all this talk about water, or lack of,  it made perfect sense to highlight ways to conserve. We haven’t had enough rain to keep the water going around and conservation might...
  • Cogitation

    Flashback to fair time By Jo McCormickMadrid Resident To direct an activity department in a nursing home is not a one-man show, it takes understanding and cooperation of administration, staff, volunteers, families, and communities to produce a meaningfu...
  • A child’s life in the early days of Grant—as told by elderly Californian

    Part 2 Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a former Grant resident’s memories from her childhood.By Ida Grace Smith MenoherHemet, Calif. Mother got her first hair permanent when we lived in Grant. She drove to Ogallala where she had learned th...
  • New health care law helps young adults get and keep health coverage

    A new report released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows that 3.1 million young adults have gained health insurance because of the health care law. Without the health care law – the Affordable Care Act – these 3.1 million youn...
  • Fair fun for families

    Experience Perkins County at its best on Saturday afternoon during the fair when family events sponsored by the 125th Committee take place on the grounds. In addition to the typical schedule for kids and adults, the Perkins County 125th Committee has be...
  • Too little too late

      Varying reports of rain from Saturday night’s storm perked up the corn and every living thing in and around Perkins County, but most likely too late for dryland corn to produce anything. “It’s probably two weeks too late,” said Frenchman Val...
  • Trial preparation underway on Kansas-Nebraska water suit

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican When Kansas and Nebraskago back to trial Monday, Aug. 13, in Portland, Maine, on water disputes between the two states, witnesses could be in for the long haul. During last week’s Upper Republican Natural Resourc...
  • Chase County safety day is July 21

    All children ages 6-14 years are invited to attend the Chase County Progressive Agriculture Safety Day. The Chase County All-Stars 4-H Club is sponsoring this event on Saturday, July 21 at the Chase County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Registration is...