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  • Concertgoers: Beware of ticket scalping

    The scheduled appearance of the CMA’s Entertainer of the Year in North Platte has brought with it some new attention. Several online third party ticket brokers are offering tickets to Brad Paisley’s summer tour stop in North Platte, and they’re not ...
  • Nebraska Youth Range Camp planned

    The Nebraska Section of the Society for Range Management (SRM) is proud to announce the 48th annual Nebraska youth Range Camp. It will be held June 13-17. The camp is open to students between the ages of 14-18 and it will be held at the Nebraska State 4-H...
  • Free concert at NEBRASKAland Days

    NEBRASKAland Days announces a free concert will be held in the Wild West Pavilion on Thursday, June 23, at 8 p.m. “It will be ‘An Evening of Cold Brew and Hot Rock’ at the Wild West Arena,” said NLD board member, Lance Carlson. The night will inc...
  • Governor Heineman kicks off Donate Life Month

    Gov. Dave Heineman today launched Nebraska’s observance of April as Donate Life Month. Donate Life Month is part of a national observance to increase awareness for lifesaving organ, eye and tissue donations. “Donate Life Month brings attention to the ...
  • U.S. attorney raising awareness of sexual violence

    By Deborah R. GilgU.S. Attorney for Dist. of Neb. It is time to get involved. “Sexual violence is an affront against our national conscience, one which we cannot ignore.” -President Obama, April 2010. In 2009, President Obama was the first president ...
  • TOPS offers 10 ways to eat more vegetables

    Whether  trying to lose weight or just maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to include a variety of vegetables in meal planning. The health benefits of eating vegetables are many and include reducing the risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes, coronar...
  • Hospital foundation’s successful year attributed to community’s generosity

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A pleasant surprise greeted the board of the Perkins County Health Services Foundation when they tallied 21 years of donations and grants contributed toward local health care—a sum of nearly $2.7 million. The foundation host...
  • Health fair draws over 200

    Deb Osler gathers a brochure from one of the many vendors that displayed information in the halls during the annual Perkins County Health Services Health Fair held at the specialty clinic in Grant on March 25-26. Although fewer attended than last year, th...
  • Logo entries sought for Perkins County’s 125th celebration

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The deadline for submitting a piece of art competing for the county’s 125th anniversary logo is only six weeks away. Next year, Perkins County celebrates with many county-wide events, and the selected art will be featured on...
  • Girl Scouts earn badge

      Junior Girl Scouts in Troop 68 earned their community badge by visiting several downtown  Grant businesses. They visited Studio Designs where each was presented with a new t-shirt. Included on the trip were (l-r): Katie Patrick, Aryn Seiler, Lillia...
  • Pinnacle Bank named National Lender of the Year

    Pinnacle Bank has been named the 2010 National Lender of the Year by Franklin American Mortgage Company, (FAMC). Pinnacle Bank’s combined locations funded $139 million with FAMC in 2010 and ranked in the top 10 nationally. The decision to select Pinnacl...
  • WVFD holds rope rescue training

    Wallace Fire and Rescue department recently hosted Advance Rope Rescue Training through the Nebraska State Fire Marshal Training program. Instructors for the Friday evening, all-day Saturday- Sunday training were Ralph Moul of Keystone, Mike Bell  of O...
  • General Store now open in Madrid

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor As if reverting back to the good old days, there’s now a General Store in Madrid—it’s full of items that make a person want to stay and browse a while. The General Store at Perkins and Lowell Streets was opened the firs...
  • Fine arts festival promises hilarity

    The Perkins County drama and art departments will present their annual fine arts festival on Sunday and Monday, April 17-18. Sunday’s show will begin at 4 p.m. and Monday’s at 7 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Perkins County High School. Two pla...
  • New lease, new cook give Village Cafe fresh look

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Homemade bread and pies,fresh salads, a new cook and expanded hours  are some of the things taking place at Village Cafe South under new leasee Michael Decker. “I’m just going to add a little flavor to it,” said...
  • Water funding bill clears hurdle in Legislature

    Telephone conference report to Grant, Palisade on Tuesday, April 5. By Jan RahnManaging Editor In its 57th day of the 90-day session, the Nebraska Legislature was facing a busy day Tuesday, as outlined by Senator Mark Christensen of Imperial during his ...
  • Clarification

    In last week’s issue, there were photos and information about the three gas stations in Grant. The price listed for Frenchman Valley Coop was misleading. The Tribune reported that gas at the Frenchman was $3.73, while prices at the other two stations w...
  • Charges dismissed against wife of former Keith County attorney

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Charges were dismissed against Shirley Edwards by Keith County Judge James Worden during a preliminary hearing March 28. Edwards, the wife of former Keith County Attorney Blake Edwards, faced two felony counts of theft by unla...
  • You are not above the law

    Dear Editor and Perkins County Residents: I have worked for county government in the state of Nebraska since 1991, a career spanning 20 years in corrections, law enforcement, communications, and emergency management, with 15 of those years having been spe...
  • Another Perspective...Play time fun turns into chores, responsibilities

    By Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher   Isn’t the concept of toys created for children’s play time interesting? Look at the kitchen set, the ironing board with iron, the washer and dryer for instance. Obviously “play” time is intended for fun. As an a...