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  • Come celebrate National Library Week April 8-14

    For more information, visit the Hastings Memorial Library at 505 Central Ave, call 308-352-4894 or see the library’s Web site at www.grantnebraska.com/library.shtml].  Also visit them on Facebook by searching for Hastings Memorial Library. Whether a j...
  • Westview entertained by Peter Rabbit preschoolers

      Westview Retirement Community was delighted to have the Peter Rabbit Pre-School from Grainton visit on Tuesday, March 27.  The students sang songs under the direction of Evelyn McGregor.  The students then visited with the residents and each child...
  • State treasurer’s office releases list of unclaimed property

    The list below appeared in the Omaha World Herald as those in Perkins County with unclaimed property. The list was released by the Nebraska State Treasurer’s office. Unclaimed property comes in many sizes and shapes. It could be an uncashed paycheck, an...
  • Nebraskans take voice on health to nation’s capital

      NAHCHA joined other members of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice on March 23-28 for the annual March on Washington and Law Symposium Conference and Exposition. Representatives from Nebraska converged on Capitol Hill and executed t...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Easter calls for a special treat By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist This year  I will once again be hosting Easter at the Noyes house. With the menu all planned, and several people on the invite list, I feel confident that it will go off without a hitc...
  • What’s Up?

    Celestial events on tap for April By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer   All the celestial excitement is about over for a while. What with all the planetary and lunar conjunctions it has been quite busy. There are a few scattered celestial events lef...
  • Have a green Easter celebration this year

    Easter calls to mind colored eggs and baskets full of candy and toys. Many of the things used for Easter celebrations are not necessarily eco-friendly. But there are ways to embrace greener options to ensure Easter is a happy time for celebrants and the e...
  • Artbeat

    Well-traveled artist showing at Meadowlark Gallery in April   By the Perkins County Area Arts Council   Perkins County Area Arts Council welcomes Kate Jensen-Witt, whose paintings will be shown during the month of April at Meadowlark Gallery in down...
  • Governor kicks-off Donate Life Month

    Gov. Dave Heineman recently launched Nebraska’s observance of April as Donate Life Month. Donate Life Month is part of a national observance to increase awareness for lifesaving organ, eye and tissue donations. “Donate Life Month brings attention to t...
  • NET Television’s “Home School Nebraska” examines reading, rights and religion

    For 6,800 Nebraska students, the school day doesn’t start with the traditional bell. They are part of a small percentage of the state’s children who are home-schooled, a practice that is becoming more common each year. “Home School Nebraska” puts...
  • Preventing/managing arthritis workshops set

    The National AgrAbility Project is partnering with Nebraska AgrAbility to offer two health-related workshops for rural Nebraskans. “Cultivating Healthy Nebraskans” will be offered in North Platte on April 11 and in Grand Island on April 12. A full-da...
  • Sower Award nominations are due June 1

    The Nebraska Humanities Council and Foundation are seeking nominations for the annual Sower Award in the Humanities, which recognizes individuals, institutions, businesses and communities that have made a significant contribution to public understanding o...
  • The best trees for attracting feathered friends

    The yard around a house may seem like it belongs just to the homeowner, but that’s not quite the truth. Even the most private, enclosed backyard is home to a whole range of other creatures, from insects and butterflies to birds and mammals. Homeowners m...
  • Rural Development Conference to focus on strengthening communities

    Identifying and maximizing leadership, community and economic strengths to help rural communities throughout the state pursue and develop partnerships will be the focus of the 2012 Governor’s Conference on Rural Development. The theme for the all-day e...
  • Ecoscaping–a new trend

    Ecoscaping is a growing trend among homeowners who want to take care of their lawns and landscapes but want to do so in a way that’s environmentally friendly. Integrating both landscape architecture and spatial planning with environmental science, ecos...
  • Group to help with early identification of children with autism

    The Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorder Network is reaching out to parents and caregivers to increase the awareness of autism and to help with the early identification of children who have autism. One in 110 individuals and one in 70 boys are diagnosed with...
  • Rotarians and elementary students fight polio

        On Wednesday, March 14, the Perkins County Elementary students and staff along with 13 Grant Rotarians helped make a significant difference in the effort to eliminate polio worldwide by providing dollars that will go to help immunize children in...
  • PCHS speakers earn medals at state speech

    Tori Osler and Kristin Beck, two senior members of the Perkins County High School speech team, returned home from the State Speech Contest on Friday, March 23, with state medals. Osler, who performed in both persuasive and extemporaneous speaking, earned ...
  • PCS activity schedule

    April 5-11All Times MountainThursday, April 5No school9 a.m.    Varsity track at home9 a.m.    Junior high track at Dundy Co.9 a.m.    Boys varsity golf         at Dundy CountyFriday, April 6No schoolMonday, April 9No schoolTuesday, April...
  • College Notes

    Dahlkoetter named to honor roll Laramie County Community College is proud to announce those students earning a place on the president’s and vice president’s honor rolls for the fall semester of the 2011 academic school year. Students earning preside...