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  • Grainton Church hosts Burpo family

    By Nora JamesonTribune Photographer Grainton Village Church hosted Pastor Todd Burpo, author of “Heaven Is For Real,” his wife, Sonja and their oldest son, Colton. “Heaven Is For Real” is the true story of the family’s experiences as doctors fou...
  • Perkins County officials attend seminar

    Perkins County commissioner James Deaver, assessor Bonnie Appel, and county clerk Rita Long completed a seminar in Kearney on May 26. The workshop provided county commissioners, supervisors and other county officials specialized training as they prepare t...
  • Two Grant Lions Club members receive Melvin Jones Fellowship Awards

    The Melvin Jones Fellowship Award is given to individuals who make a significant contribution to the Lions Club. Along with the award $1,000 is given to the International Lions Foundation. These funds are used for many worthwhile projects and especially f...
  • Madrid-Elsie-Wheatland Alumni gather for banquet

    The alumni banquet for graduates of Madrid, Elsie and Wheatland High School was held Saturday, May 28.                                                                         ...
  • College Notes

    Copple graduates Des Moines University Jennifer Copple of Elsie was among 499 graduates awarded degrees from Des Moines University on May 28, earning a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Copple is the daughter of Chris and Kim Copple of Elsie. Wall ind...
  • Burge takes part in three week African Expedition

    Numerous Doane College students completed off-campus interterm travel in May. Studies varied from biking through Europe to hiking in the Amazon region of Peru and building an open-air school in India. Timothy Burge of Grant participated in the African Exp...
  • Horses in Nebraska released from quarantine after nationwide equine herpes scare

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A quarantine in Nebraska was lifted last Friday after a deadly virus was confirmed in several horses across the nation. The highly contagious Equine Herpes Virus-1 was confirmed in nine horses in Colorado, causing the cancellat...
  • Pending trade agreements backed by cattle ranchers

    Nebraska Cattlemen joins with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) to urge President Obama to sign the Free Trade Agreements that have been pending since November 2006. NCBA’s president, Bill Donald in a press conference brought to light ...
  • Curtis receives scholarship award

    Drew Curtis of Madrid has been selected to receive the 2011 Perkins County 4-H Foundation scholarship. Drew is the son of Kathy and Adam Curtis.   The Perkins County 4-H Foundation scholarship, worth $500, is offered each year to graduating seniors invol...
  • Nebraska corn farmers invest $2.6 billion in crop this spring

    Nebraska corn farmers have invested $2.6 billion that has a significant economic impact on dozens of businesses, rural communities and, in fact, the entire state, according to the Nebraska Corn Board. “This multi-billion dollar investment, perhaps bette...
  • Enjoy coffee with a forester

    Have a cup of coffee with Rachel Allison, Southwest District Forester, Nebraska Forest Service, on June 20 at the Chase County Extension office in Imperial at 10 a.m. MDT. Bring questions on tree care, pruning, fertilizing, insect problems and diseases. ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Sweet Secrets

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff Everyone loves Chex Mix. These days there are so many kinds out there. There is peanut butter, sweet, salty, spicy, just too many to name. I was invited to a game of Bunco a few weeks ago and one of the treats on the table...
  • Driving event to travel through Highline towns

    The 19th annual Nebraska Rod and Custom Association (NRCA) 600 mile Tour Nebraska driving event will be held June 11-12 in western Nebraska. This is a road tour in classic, antique and special interest vehicles. This year’s tour will go through or near...
  • Local authors invited to sell books at Nebraskaland Days Heritage Festival Book Fair

    Calling all local authors! Authors are invited to sell their books and meet with the public at the 2011 Nebraskaland Days Heritage Festival Book Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT on Saturday, June 11, at the Lincoln County Historical Museum. The Heritage Fe...
  • What's Up...Interesting sky above

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer There is an old curse that says, “May you live in interesting times.” I don’t know if we are cursed or not, but there are some interesting things to look for this week. Let’s start in the north. Our old frien...
  • Artbeat...Ogallala painter displaying at Meadowlark Gallery during month of June

    Open house scheduled for Sunday, June 12, 1-3 . By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Ogallala painter Mindy Schulz is the featured artist at Meadowlark Gallery in Grant during the month of June. Schulz was born and raised in Ogallala. She attended the Universi...
  • CWC to hold guest night June 17

    It is a night for guests!   Bring a guest and enjoy the evening listening to the guest speaker, Sylvana Airan, who is originally from Pakistan. The Christian Women’s Club will be hosting their annual guest night, Friday evening June 17 at 6 p.m. MT a...
  • Get in the running

    Tips for runners of all levels. Whether taking a leisurely jog or sprint to the finish line in a marathon, running is great exercise. In fact, running is one of the easiest and most popular sports among non-professional athletes, with more than 25 million...
  • Stop eyes from aging

    Most Americans know the importance of UV blocking sunscreen to protect their skin from aging and diseases. Unfortunately, only 32 percent of Americans understand the same is true when it comes to protecting their eyes from aging and diseases. “Summer ca...
  • Unclaimed property specialists to be available at NEBRASKAland DAYS

    Visitors to NEBRASKAland DAYS in North Platte will be able to search the State Treasurer’s Office records for possible unclaimed property in their names or in the names of their businesses, relatives, or friends. More than $1.4 million of unclaimed pro...