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  • 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...
  • College Notes

    Carlson named to Dean’s List Emily Carlson of Grant was named to the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Kearney Division Dean’s list for the 2011 spring semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must be enrolled for 1...
  • Rains continue to delay harvest

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Wheat harvest in Perkins County is behind schedule due to rain and some farmers won’t have a crop at all due to hail. A week or so ago, producers thought maybe harvest would begin by the 10th. Heavy rains, hail, wind on July ...
  • NRD adds another 248 acres to retirement program

    NRCS gets additional funds to add the tract.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican The Upper Republican  Natural Resources District (URNRD) enrolled another 248 acres into its retirement program, thanks to additional funding received in Nebraska by the...
  • Rusts on trees likely

    By Robert TignerExtension educator Yellow/orange, raised spots on leaves are signs of a fungal rust disease. We are seeing rust on ash, hawthorne, apple and crabapple. On ash, rust may cause some twisting of foliage and leaf drop, but it is not a serious ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...A tasty little snack

    One of the many little things in life I am trying to get better at is having tasty little snacks around for my family. I don’t really like to buy cookies and things like that very often, so usually, unless you want to eat a can of green beans for a snac...
  • Artbeat...Art gallery celebrates Christmas in July

    By Shari FriedelPCAAC member Snuggling up in a quilt with a cup of hot chocolate is the last thing on everyone’s mind in the heat of summer, but any time of year is a good time for treating oneself to the lovely stitched creations by the local quilt gui...
  • What's Up...Look for the teapot

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer I delayed starting this until I knew space shuttle Atlantis had launched this morning (Friday). It did, and it was almost on time. Only three minutes late. This was the last launch of the last flying shuttle. After ...
  • In the Garden

    By the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum The word pollinator conjures up images of bees and butterflies, but there are others.They include bees, butterflies, moths, beetles, flies, birds, bats and even reptiles. They are insects and animals that move pollen f...
  • Nebraska Life seeking medical stories

    As part of America’s ongoing health care debate, Nebraska Life Magazine will publish a special section on Nebraska health care in an upcoming issue. This section will take a look at how Nebraska’s medical community is enhancing the already high qualit...
  • The outlaw–the legend

    Willie Nelson to perform at the Nebraska State Fair. Willie Nelson is set to perform at the Nebraska State Fair on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m. According to State Fair special events coordinator, Chelsey Jungck, “Willie Nelson has had a career that oth...
  • No stairway to heaven

    Pastor Vince CarrigNew Life Fellowship Church, Grant More than just one lady feels sure that all that glitters is gold, and tries to buy a stairway to heaven. Most to whom I speak believe that God keeps a ledger in heaven, and if that person’s “good...
  • Another Perspective...Sheer panic while granddaughter is missing

    By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher My heart has always ached when seeing pictures or reading stories of missing children. What devastation!!! How could you go on from day to day with that fear of the unknown? Are they alive? Are they scared? Will we ever find ...
  • Setting the record straight

    Dear Editor: This letter is in response to Rhonda Kroeker’s letter published June 22, 2011 in the Grant Tribune. Rhonda was given some incorrect information. She was told by this family that the Chase County bus drove 17 miles on gravel roads to pick th...
  • A run to start the fun

    Molly Hutchinson (left) and Kathy Woodmancy were among the throng of runners/walkers who started their morning early on the 4th of July at Grant City Park. Image Total Fitness hosted the annual “Firecracker Fun Run” event which included all age grou...
  • It’s time to prepare for fair

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Come prepared to have a “Wild and Wacky” time at the Perkins County Fair scheduled for July 24-30. Some changes have been made from the previous years, a new competition has been added, and the week kicks off on a Sunday ra...
  • Help choose the Good Neighbor

    One outstanding individual is designated each year at fair time as Perkins County’s Good Neighbor.    It’s time to send in nominations for that honor, which is sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and The Grant Tribune-Sentinel. The selected Good N...
  • Seeking nominees for Grand Marshal

    With the county fair just over a couple weeks away, Chamber is actively seeking nominations for a Grand Marshal who will lead this year’s parade. The theme of the fair scheduled for the end of July is, “Wild and Wacky.” With very dedicated Fair Boar...
  • Fair entry day is on Wednesday this year

    Entries at the Perkins County Fair for open class and 4-H are scheduled for a day earlier than usual. Please note that entry day in the exhibit building is set for Wednesday, July 27 from 9-11 a.m. This year’s fair, scheduled for July 24-30 promises to...