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  • Give some time—they gave their lives

    On the heels of being at the cemetery on Memorial Day and having the familiar feeling of pride, patriotism, sadness and thankfulness, I visited the “Remembering Our Fallen” exhibit. Back-to-back exhibits of what our soldiers have done for us makes qu...
  • Reader clarifies past article

    Dear Editor: I feel that it is important for me to write this letter for the purpose of clarifying some statements in an article in your May 26 issue of the Tribune-Sentinel. The article referred to  is the one titled, “New business opportunity emerges...
  • Soldiers display makes impression

    Dear Editor: Friday of last week I happened to be in the Perkins County Senior Center and took the time to observe the memorial, “Remembering Our Fallen” which is on display at this time in the lobby. I was overwhelmed with emotion as I humbly viewed ...
  • Voicing an opinion

    Dear Editor: To silence my opinion: About three weeks ago I sent a letter to the editor telling what might affect the attitudes of people in a small town with over-zealous police. I also mentioned that special interest groups such as MADD help to get some...
  • Pool’s future faces tough decisions

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Facing some big decisions about the future of the Grant City Pool, the council is seeking as much public input as they can get. A survey inviting opinions has been successful so far, but it is hoped that many more respon...
  • Guards welcome swimmers

    The Grant Swimming Pool opened Monday after a week’s delay due to a break in the tub. On duty are (l-r): Manager Brittany Pofahl, assistant manager Brooke Poppe, lifeguards Tim Johnson, Shalee Pollard, Brody Prante, Jessie Woodmancy, Kristin Beck. S...
  • Law enforcement investigates report of child endangerment

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Perkins County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating an incident from last week that set into motion comments on computer Facebook sites that were speculation, rumors, untruths and hearsay. According to the sheriff’s o...
  • Third annual cancer drive concert is June 25

    Concert: When: June 25 Time: 6:30 p.m. Where: E-Free Church, 200 W. 10th, Grant • Appetizers • Musical Entertainment • Silent Auction By Jan RahnManaging Editor The third annual fundraising concert for the American Cancer Society will be held Sa...
  • Trinity’s 125th anniversary celebration Sunday, June 12

    Trinity Lutheran Church: 32695 Road 768 (8 miles north, 1/2 west of Grant)• Worship 10 a.m.: Featured speaker, Pastor David Buss• 11:30 a.m.: Outdoor luncheon buffet under tent • 2 p.m.: Program emceed by Rev. Darwin Wassman, former pastor of Trinit...
  • Fallen soldiers display until June 10 worth visiting

    Wiping a tear, Donna Kucera (right) watches a video with Lois Jones while sitting amongst photos featuring 101 Nebraska and Iowa soldiers killed during The War on Terror. Sponsored by the City of Grant, “Remembering Our Fallen” is on display at the ...
  • Participants needed for Madrid Day on Aug. 27

    Madrid Day is Aug. 27—anyone interested in any of the following events is asked to contact the respective organizer by June 15: • If interested in a flea market instead of a garage sale; Mary Kier 308-326-4430. • If interested in serving the supper,...
  • Perkins County home to three sex offenders

    In the interest of safety during summer months, this serves as a reminder to residents that there are three registered sex offenders living in Perkins County—one in Grant, one in Madrid, and one in Elsie. The notification is pursuant to Nebraska Revise...
  • ‘Relay For Life’ is July 15-16 in Ogallala

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Relay for Life of Western Trails, the American Cancer Society’s largest fund-raising effort, is scheduled for July 15-16 at North Park in Ogallala. Participants gather from surrounding counties of Perkins, Deuel and Arthu...
  • Heritage Crop Insurance is Chamber’s spotlight business during May

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Heritage Crop Insurance was featured as Chamber’s spotlight business of the month for May. Pat Vlasin gave a presentation to members of Chamber at their monthly meeting, explaining the history of the business, its focus, and...
  • Volunteers help with flood prep

    Four Perkins County friends helped fill over 100 sandbags at the Lincoln County Historical Museum Saturday, June 4 to prepare for rising floodwaters from the North Platte River. The river has surpassed flood stage and is expected to continue to rise due m...
  • Grainton Church hosts Burpo family

    By Nora JamesonTribune Photographer Grainton Village Church hosted Pastor Todd Burpo, author of “Heaven Is For Real,” his wife, Sonja and their oldest son, Colton. “Heaven Is For Real” is the true story of the family’s experiences as doctors fou...
  • Perkins County officials attend seminar

    Perkins County commissioner James Deaver, assessor Bonnie Appel, and county clerk Rita Long completed a seminar in Kearney on May 26. The workshop provided county commissioners, supervisors and other county officials specialized training as they prepare t...
  • Two Grant Lions Club members receive Melvin Jones Fellowship Awards

    The Melvin Jones Fellowship Award is given to individuals who make a significant contribution to the Lions Club. Along with the award $1,000 is given to the International Lions Foundation. These funds are used for many worthwhile projects and especially f...
  • Madrid-Elsie-Wheatland Alumni gather for banquet

    The alumni banquet for graduates of Madrid, Elsie and Wheatland High School was held Saturday, May 28.                                                                         ...
  • College Notes

    Copple graduates Des Moines University Jennifer Copple of Elsie was among 499 graduates awarded degrees from Des Moines University on May 28, earning a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Copple is the daughter of Chris and Kim Copple of Elsie. Wall ind...