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  • Free farm and ranch 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. ...
  • Line-up announced for governor’s 24th annual ag conference

    Gov. Dave Heineman previewed the schedule for the 2012 Governor’s Ag Conference, being held Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 15-16 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney. The theme for the 24th annual conference is “Nebraska Agriculture: Today’...
  • Robots save scientists time, give more accurate information

    New technology is making aerial crop research easier, faster and more affordable for University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers. Aerial crop scouting–which was once costly and inefficient–is now fast, easy and accessible thanks to a robotic helicopter...
  • Nebraska enters second winter with La Nina conditions

    The state is entering its second straight winter with La Nina conditions in the Equatorial Pacific, but the Nebraska state climatologist said that won’t necessarily mean the same kind of winter in 2012. With the redevelopment of La Nina conditions this ...
  • Make the best of the rest

    Here we are a few days into a new year—2011 has been “put to bed”—as we like to say in the newspaper world. We tend to look back on those 365 days and wonder what in the world we did with them! Obviously, I have tons of fond memories and have th...
  • New DUI law in Nebraska emphasizes interlock devices

    Part of the new law, LB 667, is that DUI offenders can either have an administrative license revocation hearing with the Department of Motor Vehicles or request the installation of an ignition interlock device in their vehicles. LINCOLN (AP) — A new Neb...
  • Chamber spotlight on fitness center for month of December

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Timing is everything—there’s no better time than right now with a fresh new year approaching to commit to healthier ways following a month of holiday indulging. Image Total Fitness in Grant has the perfect setting, the ide...
  • Peeking back at 2011

    January A winter storm brought in the new year in Perkins County. A new Deputy joined the ranks at PCSO, Deputy Jeffrey Scott Miller. Nebraska reports high level of radon in homes. Newly elected members joined the Board of Education. The City of Gran...
  • SWNCBC recipient of funding

    Southwest Nebraska Community Better Corporation received $100,000 from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development for projects in Perkins, Chase, Dundy, Hayes and Hitchcock counties. The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded $1.7 m...
  • Our Community's History

    Perkins County Hospital is debt free By M. Lee Tribune Staff One Year AgoDecember 23, 2010 Miraculous survival in crash before Christmas. In what appeared to be a Christmas miracle, three survived a crash west of Grant last week that left two vehicles ...
  • Perkins County officials attended conference in Kearney

    Five Perkins County officials attended a two-and-one half day conference in Kearney on Dec. 14-16. The annual conference, attended by approximately 800 county officials and employees, is part of a continuing education and leadership development series sp...
  • Elsie/Madrid Community Blood drive held Dec. 20

    The Elsie/Madrid Community Blood Drive that was held Dec. 20 surpassed its goal according to coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis. The Elsie United Methodist Women served lunch and cookies. Donors reaching their milestone gallon marks were: Ma...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Perfect Party Pinwheels By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Now that Christmas is over, we are all rushing around trying to prepare for the new year! Not that any of us are ready for another year, right? When I sit back and think about what all happened ...
  • What's Up

    Be patient in night viewing By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Okay, you got that bright, shiny, new telescope for Christmas. You have had it out of the box and on the tripod in the living room, and you have wondered where all those little round eye...
  • Hints for Health

    Advice for shoveling snow By Perkins County Health Services Staff With winter around the corner it’s time to start thinking about dreaded snow storms and the sometimes daunting task of shoveling your sidewalks. As you know, snow shoveling is a repetit...
  • New book tells tale of searching Sandhill crane

    Children and crane watchers of all ages will enjoy the fictional tale of one Sandhill crane’s search for his lost mate during migration on the Platte River in the recently published “Have You Seen Mary?” The 44-page hardcover book was written by NEB...
  • Nebraska online filing system for corporations begins

    Users can now file a large variety of documents online with the Nebraska Secretary of State’s Office through the new Corporate and Business Document eDelivery System. At this time, the system is being offered for documents of corporations only, includin...
  • Health risk factor data available to public

    The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is making health risk factor data available to researchers and members of the public through an online web query system on its website. “This new query system is the first to be developed by the DHHS ...
  • NDA sponsors ninth annual poster contest

    Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach announced the opening of the annual NDA Agriculture Week in Nebraska Poster Contest. Entering its ninth year in 2012, the contest is open to all Nebraska youth in the first through sixth grades....
  • National changes affect local TV station

    Due to agreements determined by FOX Broadcast and its affiliates, many residents will experience a change in their local FOX station. Residents who currently see local FOX programming from Denver affiliate KDVR will soon be seeing a new local FOX station....