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  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Fellowship Fun-damentals By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Fellowship time following Sunday church service is something we all look forward to at my church. Not that we don’t enjoy the service itself, or the catching up on conversation and just relax...
  • What's Up

    Defining three twilights By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer It has been a little over a month since the winter solstice, the beginning of winter, when the Sun reached its most southern point of the year and started moving back north. Since that time ...
  • Stomach flu outbreaks in care facilities common this time of year

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Long term care facilities are an easy target for stomach flu (norovirus gastroenteritis) according to Pam Holm, administrator at Perkins County Health Services. Once the virus starts through a facility such as a nursing home or ...
  • Lions pancake feed Feb. 2 to support local causes

    The Grant Lions Club will hold its annual Groundhog pancake feed Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Perkins County Fairgrounds 4-H building in Grant. The event, open to the public and serving from 4:30 to 7 p.m., will feature a free-will offering feast of pancakes, ...
  • Heaven is for Real author to speak

    Local author of “Heaven is for Real,” Pastor Todd Burpo of Imperial, will be speaking at the Grant United Methodist Church on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. The book has been ...
  • Wear Red Day Feb. 3 kicks off American Heart Month

    The American Heart Association encourages Nebraskans to take action against their No. 1 Killer. February is American Heart Month and Feb. 3, is National Wear Red Day, both drawing attention to cardiovascular disease and the efforts to stop America’s No...
  • Concert to be presented at North Platte High School

    “Newsboys,” “Abandon,” “The City Harmonic” and “Anthem Lights,” will present their 2012 tour, “God’s Not Dead,” at North Platte High School, 1220 W. 2nd St., North Platte, Friday, March 30 beginning at 7 p.m. CST. Discounted tickets ...
  • If it’s happening it’s happening in Lincoln

    People have read recently that Lincoln is a great place to start a new business, retire and enjoy the good life. Now there is a new website where they can “Enjoy Lincoln” and all it has to offer in entertainment, live music, plays, performances, conce...
  • Nominations sought for First Lady’s service awards

    ServeNebraska is accepting nominations to honor individuals and organizations throughout Nebraska with the annual First Lady’s Outstanding Community Service Awards. The nomination deadline for these awards is March 1. Honorees will be recognized at the...
  • Nominations sought for First Lady’s service awards

    On Thursday, Feb. 2, the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry will hold its annual meeting and legislative caucus at The Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in Lincoln. This event is one of Nebraska’s most prominent business gatherings and the Nebraska Chamb...
  • New members join Rotary

    Grant Rotary Club welcomed its newest members at a recent meeting. Don Softley, induction chairman (left), welcomes new members Jeanie Daiss, Amy Thelander and Tarra Terry. President Jorje Geisert is pictured at right. (Courtesy photo)...
  • Elsie senior celebrates birthday

      The Elsie Seniors held their monthly luncheon Jan. 17 at the Elsie Legion Hall. Celebrating a January birthday was Bill Robertson. A delicious salisbury steak, baked potato, green beans and pasta salad was served by Little Country Kitchen. The “Snow...
  • Our Community's History

    City board to consider natural gas By M. Lee Tribune Staff One Year AgoJanuary 20, 2011 Nominations were made to fill directorships in three districts of the Midwest Electric Cooperative Corporation at their nomination committee meeting. Six members of...
  • Acreage retirement program now open

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Farmers and landowners inthe Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will have to act quickly if they want to participate in a program that provides substantial payments for permanently retiring irrigat...
  • Conservation Corner

    Wetlands going to waste can be restored By Janet LaglerNatural Resources Conservation Service Let NRCS show you how you may receive monetary value for your unproductive wetland and associated acres. Long regarded as wasteland, wetlands are now recognize...
  • FSA Scoop

    Signups, changes and eligibility requirements given Direct and Counter Cyclical Program (DCP) Sign Up for 2012 Direct and Counter Cyclical Program  began Jan. 23, and ends June 1. Our office has scheduled appointments through Feb. 16 and we have sent po...
  • Nebraska’s corn crop second largest on record

    LINCOLN (AP)–The 2011 corn crop was Nebraska’s second-biggest on record and its soybean crop was the state’s third-largest ever, according to U.S. Agriculture Department figures. The USDA also reported this month that sorghum harvested for grain pro...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    God wants to hear from us By Pastor Russ GaarEvangelical Free Church, Grant As we enter 2012, I am determined to spend more time talking with God than talking about Him. For some reason, it seems easier for me to talk about God than to talk to Him. This...
  • First Baby of 2012 in Perkins County life-flighted to Denver

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Dave and Val Jantzen family excitedly greeted their infant as the 2012 New Year Baby, but soon became greatly concerned when it was necessary that he be life-flighted to Denver. Jacob Bruce Jantzen was born by routine C-se...
  • Hearing on proposed city sales tax has favorable outcome

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Following an hour of favorable input from the public, Grant City Council stopped just shy of proposing a resolution on a new city sales tax. Council tabled the matter and it will be placed on a future agenda. In the mean time, a...