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  • Anderson Lumber in Madrid open with new name, new look

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor With the same great service, but with the goal of a spruced up look and a few changes, Anderson Lumber Co. in Madrid is under new ownership. Tom Anderson, manager of the former Adams Lumber Co. along Perkins Avenue, has...
  • Tribune among award recipients at annual press convention in Lincoln

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Johnson Publication, Inc.’s newspapers—The Grant Tribune-Sentinel, The Imperial Republican and The Wauneta Breeze—were among the state’s papers receiving awards at the annual Nebraska Press Convention held over t...
  • Legislative session extended

    By Christine ScaloraNebraska News Service In what was originally supposed to be the last week of the legislative session, senators passed bills relating to prenatal health care and relating to the number of frivolous lawsuits criminals can file. Now, the ...
  • Christensen’s LB 1125 on occupation taxes awaiting governor’s signature

    By Sen. Mark Christensen44th District Senator The end of the 60-day, short session is here. The 60th legislative day took place Wednesday, April 18.   The Legislature was scheduled to address the governor vetoes of LB 806, historic horse-racing machines ...
  • GVFD recaps 2011 at banquet

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Members and honorary members of the Grant Volunteer Fire Department and Perkins County Ambulance, along with their spouses, enjoyed dinner and a review of 2011 at the fire hall on April 14. Nearly 40 enjoyed a meal, presen...
  • Ogallala man arrested on child porn charges

    Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a 27-year-old Ogallala man on charges of Enticement by Electronic Communication Device, Distribution of Child Pornography and Possession of Child Pornography. Ryan D. Freitag, 27, Ogallala ,was ta...
  • Council passes employee compensation ordinance

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Grant City Council tabled a couple of items and took action on an ordinance for employee compensation as part of the agenda during their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 3. Under unfinished business, an ordinance was passed fo...
  • Perkins County Health Services Foundation hosts annual meeting

    The Perkins County Health Service Foundation Annual Meeting was held at the Grant Senior Center Tuesday, April 10. Board members in attendance were Dan and wife Charlottie Wallin, Bob Cummings, Michele Cutler, Eric Gengenbach, Mary Dodson, Lori Day, Bren...
  • Our Community's History

    Business district shut down By S. Goff One Year AgoApril 14, 2011 Thanks to the generosity of a late Ogallala couple, new equipment and projects would soon be available at Perkins County Health Services. A representative of the John Froschheiser’s est...
  • Nelson retires after half century of dedicated nursing

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor After 53 years of nursing, Gail Nelson LPN-C, can have some time to herself. Staff at Perkins County Health Services gathered recently to present Nelson with a keepsake clock, enjoy refreshments, and take the opportunity to wish...
  • Happiness presentation set for April 25

    The Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise will host “Taking Care of Me: The Habits of Happiness” with author and international trainer MK Mueller on Wednesday, April 25, in both McCook and North Platte. The presentation will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. CT ...
  • Legion auxiliary holds April meeting at Westview

    The Grant Auxiliary met April 10 at Westview with nine members and five officers present. President Loretta opened the meeting with an opening prayer by Chaplain Clem, the flag salute and Preamble. The minutes of the two previous meetings were read by Sec...
  • VFW post elects officers

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3755 elected its post officers for 2012 during its April 2 meeting. Cmdr. Gary E. Bush Sr. will begin his eighth year as post commander. Other officers include: Senior Vice Commander Darrel Munson, Junior Vice Cmdr. Elliott S...
  • SWNCBC offers purchase rehabilitation resale to first-time homebuyers

    Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation (SWNCBC) has been funded for Purchase Rehabilitation Resale by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development for a purchase, rehabilitation and resale housing program in the SWNCBC service area which i...
  • Wallace Lions donate

      The Wallace Community Lions Club made a donation of $300 to the Wallace Community Foundation Fund. Ruth Sheffield, president of the foundation, accepts a check from the Lions Club Treasurer, Mary Lempke. (Courtesy photo)...
  • Denim Day scheduled for April 25 in recognition of sexual assault victims

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Sandhills Crisis Intervention Program is encouraging everyone to take part in Denim Day, April 25. This campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the dynamics of sexual violence and as a call for all people t...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Delicious meal leaves easy leftovers By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Now that summer is approaching, I am back to pulling out my bigger recipes that I know will leave a meal or two of leftovers for my husband to eat on his way through town at lunch. ...
  • TOPS: Stay on track this spring

    Spring vacations are an opportunity to unwind, but they don’t have to derail healthy habits. Plan ahead to ensure that fitness, healthy foods, and safety are part of the holiday. In fact, members of TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonpr...
  • New pacemaker approved for MRI

    Physicians at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney have begun to implant a new kind of pacemaker that is approved for use in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) environment. The Revo MRI™ SureScan® pacing system is the first MR-Conditional pacing system d...
  • Connect. respect. prevent sexual violence

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It’s time... to talk to children about healthy sexuality. Sexual violence is an issue that affects everyone in a community regardless of age. Understanding and talking to children about healthy sexual development...