Weather Forecast

Click for Grant, Nebraska Forecast

Archives

Filter 

  • Museum rededication draws much support from county patrons

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor “I could not have been more thrilled,” said Brenda Styskal in referring to the success of the rededication ceremony at the Perkins County Museum the morning of July 4th. A program on the wrap-around porch of the newly re...
  • Armor coating in progress

    Employees of Topkote Inc. of Sioux Falls, S.D. apply armor coating at Grassland Ridge. The project began recently with scheduled armor coating on 8th Street, 9th Street and 10th Street. The north-south streets to be coated north of 8th Street include Sher...
  • List of fireworks donors continues to grow

    Those contributing to this year’s fireworks show are appreciated and are helping to meet the cost of the show. Contributions are still being accepted at any bank in Perkins County or at The Barber Pole in Grant. Below is a complete list of all donors t...
  • July Fourth at the Park

    4th of July cook off popular event The first annual rib cook off hosted by Tyson McGreer (above) was one of the more popular events during the July 4th celebration at Grant City Park. McGreer had eight entries for the inaugural cook off, running out of...
  • Area volunteers attend fire school

    About 1,625 people from Nebraska and several other states attended the 74th Annual Nebraska State Fire School May 20-22 in Grand Island. The event was offered by the Nebraska State Volunteer Firefighters Association in cooperation with the State Fire Mars...
  • Rep. Smith to hold mobile office in county

    Constituents of Third District Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will be able to meet with a representative of Congressman Smith’s Scottsbluff office for a “mobile office” on Monday, July 18, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Grant. A “mobile office...
  • Burpo family coming to Wallace July 20

    The Todd Burpo family, author of “Heaven is for Real” will be in the Wallace community to share Colton’s experiences about Heaven. It will take place July 20 at the Wallace Park with a pot luck. Meat, drinks and table service will be provided. Thos...
  • Alcohol and drug ed class to be held July 18

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” alcohol and drug education class. The class will be held on Monday, July 18. “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” will be held at Heartland Couns...
  • Help decorate a dumpster at the fairgrounds

    The Perkins County Area Arts Council is sponsoring a “Decorate a Dumpster” day at the Perkins County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, July 20, beginning at 9 a.m. The four dumpsters on the fairgrounds will be painted in bright and festive designs and scenes...
  • Dress a pet for the Perkins County Fair

    Everyone is invited to the Dress a Pet contest Wednesday, July 27 at the fairgrounds Bingo shelter.  This “just for fun” competition will take place following the 11:30 a.m. 4-H pet, poultry and rabbit show. Any type of pet is eligible.  Owners may ...
  • Elsie/Madrid blood drive held July 8

    The Elsie/Madrid blood drive held Friday, July 8, missed its goal by four units according to coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis.   Lunch was served by the Elsie Legion Auxiliary. Volunteers that provided their time and services were as follow...
  • Nebraska bankers teach importance of saving

    Bankers across Nebraska and throughout the country left the bank for the classroom to teach America’s children to save in celebration of the 14th annual Teach Children to Save Day in April. Children learn through activities, interactive scenarios, and s...
  • Legion ball season nearing end

    Members of the Highline Junior Legion baseball team are (Front row, l-r): Elliot Carlson, Jeremy Smith, Zac Huff, Brennan Toner, Jake Sexson, Brendon Barry, Quinton Hite, Austin Thelander, Student Manager Triston Hite, Garrett Toner. Back row:  Assistant...
  • Wallace t-ball boys win second place

    Members of the Wallace boys t-ball team who placed second at the 2011 tournament on July 5 include: (Front row, l-r): Riley Strawder, Wyatt Sachtjen, Carson Glunz, Kyler Flaming, Trey Robertson,  Matthew Lungrin, Ryun Sheets. Middle row: Jackson Sinsal, ...
  • PC players attend basketball camp

    Taylor Boldt (second from left), Timothy Johnson and Jake Sexson attended the Mike Trader Mid America Basketball Camp at York College June 19-22. Johnson and Boldt won awards for rebounding, and were also named to the All-Star Major League. (Courtesy phot...
  • Baseball players invited to camp

    Coast to Coast Baseball would like to invite local players age 10-18 to an upcoming tryout event. At the tryout, staff will evaluate skills in four areas: hitting, fielding, arm strength and speed. Since the summer of 2001, over 2000 athletes from 46 diff...
  • Mike Trader basketball camp planned

    Mike Trader’s Annual Mid-America Basketball Camp will conduct two individual sessions and one team camp in July. The overnight and commuter camps for boys is July 24-27 at York College. Day Camps for both boys and girls at Grand Island Central Catholic...
  • Perkins County students among NSAA Academic All-State recipients

    The Nebraska School Activities Association is pleased to announce the student recipients of the spring 2011 Academic All-State Awards, including the following Perkins County students: Music: Krystal Gaar, Calla Mailand. Boys Track & Field: Seth Burge....
  • Dahlkoetter among students awarded at psychology convention in Topeka

    Morningside College faculty members recently took students to the Great Plains Students’ Psychology Convention at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., and three of their student presentations won first-place awards. The three poster presentations that w...
  • Early childhood program gives preschoolers a “head start”

    Head Start, a program of Community Action Partnership of Mid Nebraska (Mid), provides comprehensive services to 10 families in Keith and Perkins Counties.   The home based model is parent focused and works with the adults in each household to work with t...