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  • Go Green with Goff

    A breath of fresh air – don’t take it for granted By Samantha GoffTribune Sentinel Staff There is nothing more fundamental to human health than breathing. If you have been indoors too long, or in a stinky room too long, there is nothing better than ...
  • A child’s life in the early days of Grant—as told by elderly Californian

    Part 1Editor’s Note: Ida Grace Smith Menoher is a 94-year-old from Hemet, Calif., who spent her early years in Grant. Her father, Ivan W. Smith, built a house on the north edge of town. She has jotted down thoughts and bits of history that she recalls a...
  • Artbeat

    Notes from Meadowlark GalleryBy Shari FriedelPCAAC Member The public is invited to Meadowlark Gallery to take in Perkins County Area Arts Council’s new show, “The Madrid Collection,” 36 vintage photos from the early days of the town. Shared by Dr. ...
  • What's Up

    What our forefathers saw By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer First of all, Happy 236th Birthday to the Good Old U.S. of A. On the hot, steamy, almost overbearing summer afternoon of July 3, 1776, the men who sat in the chamber of the Continental Congr...
  • Fort Kearny SRA to host becoming an outdoors-family camp

    The entire family can learn outdoor skills such as kayaking, fishing, birding, camping games, archery and much more at the Becoming an Outdoors-Family Camp on Aug. 10-12 at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area. The cost is $50 per family of six, and the regi...
  • One million access their Social Security statement online

    Michael J. Astrue, commissioner of Social Security, announced that in less than two months, one million people have gone online, created a My Social Security account and viewed their Social Security Statement. “The online Social Security Statement is a...
  • College Notes

    Area students named to Doane Dean’s List Doane College has announced students named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2012. Among those named are Timothy Burge and Jordan Johnson of Grant. Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 ...
  • Triple digit temperatures mean watching cattle for heat stress

    With temperatures hitting the triple digits, cattle producers need to take steps to ward off heat stress in their herds, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln beef specialist said. Cattle can begin to experience some level of heat stress when the heat index a...
  • UNL provides drought and heat information resources to producers

    UNL Extension has developed a timely new web resource for Nebraska beef producers. Recent dry weather and unprecedented heat has strained the ability of beef cattle to cope with this year’s environment. The Animal Science Department at UNL has responded...
  • Corn Board offers new grant incentive for fuel retailers

    The Nebraska Corn Board recently allocated funds in its 2012-13 fiscal year budget to further develop the renewable fuel infrastructure in Nebraska. Through a grant program, Nebraska Corn Board will award qualifying retailers $30,000 for the first blende...
  • Free financial clinics planned

    Free, one-on-one, confidential consultations for farmers and ranchers are being offered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and Legal Aid of Nebraska. The consultations involve meeting with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. ...
  • Fifth Annual Wind Conference to be held in October in Lincoln

    The Nebraska Wind Conference, the fifth annual wind conference organized by the Nebraska Wind Conference Committee (NWCC), will be held Oct. 22-23 in Lincoln at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel. The NWCC includes committee members from state agencies, Nebras...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Everybody is religious By Pastor Vince CarrigNew Life Fellowship Church, Grant Everybody is religious. Each person acts according to how they believe, all the time, every day. Some people believe that they should do the same kind(s) of things repeatedly...
  • Letter to Editor

    Vintage photos part of celebration Dear Editor: Congratulations to Perkins County residents for celebrating the 125th anniversary of the county’s founding. It is a fitting tribute to those people who have labored diligently over the years to create bus...
  • July 4th packed with events for Grant’s 125th

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Get ready for a fun-filled, action-packed, caloric-overload Fourth of July at Grant City Park on Wednesday when Chamber sponsors the 125th anniversary celebration in conjunction with our nation’s birthday. There will be activ...
  • Avoid certain areas when shooting off fireworks

    The Grant Volunteer Fire Department is asking all citizens to refrain from shooting fireworks along the south side of Third Street and the west side of Garfield Avenue from First to Third Streets, as well as inside the fairgrounds prior to and during the ...
  • Hot, dry pattern is big concern to all in county

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor It was 107° on Monday of last week. On Tuesday, June 19 it dropped to 96° before beginning to climb again, and on Saturday the temperature spiked to 102°. Farmers in Perkins County have their eyes on the skies. There has not ...
  • Beware of fire potential—heed red flag warnings

    The public is asked to use caution during these hot, dry times. Just because a burn permit is issued does not mean it can be used­—if a “red flag warning” is issued, a burn permit becomes void. By Jan RahnManaging Editor Hot, dry weather patterns...
  • Donations for fireworks still needed for July 4th celebration

    Collections are underway for this year’s 4th of July celebration. Help make this county-wide 125th anniversary celebration one to remember! Donations are accepted at any bank in the county and The Barber Pole in Grant. Names of donors and the size of th...
  • Elsie’s 125th anniversary celebration activities a hit last weekend

      By Joan CraigElsie Correspondent The celebration for Elsie’s 125th anniversary began June 23, at 7:30 in the morning with 60 runners/walkers in  the run fun.  The day continued after lunch with a sizable parade led by first the children’s par...