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  • My sincere apologies to our patients

    Dear Editor: I feel that I have to apologize to our MRI patients who have had their appointments rescheduled, some as many as three times. This has all been due to the MRI truck that we employ to do our MRI scans, which has been broke down and cannot come...
  • Huddle for the last hurrah

      Perkins County senior boys put their heads together for one last time as classmates and teammates before a new game of life begins. Saturday, May 12 marked a special day for 27 members of the Class of 2012 who received their high school diplomas a...
  • Voters approve city sales tax

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor In a 210 to 92 unofficial vote, residents of Grant approved a 1 percent city sales tax during the May 15 Primary Election. The measure will impose a sales and use tax upon transactions within the City of Grant that will allow f...
  • Paxton-Elsie paving project approved

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor In an unofficial  569 to 134 ballot count, voters approved the Paxton-Elsie road paving measure. A five-mile section of the road has remained unpaved for several years and can be paved without any additional tax from county r...
  • Colson advances unopposed to fill commissioner seat

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Running unopposed, Sid Colson of Elsie advances to the November General Election to retain his seat for a second four-year term as Perkins County Commissioner in District 1. Colson was elected in 2008. His main interest at that ...
  • Electric rates to increase on June 1

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Effective June 1, electric rates will increase for City of Grant residents. A resolution was passed to raise the rates 7 percent at the recommendation of the power board during the regular meeting of city council on Tuesday, May...
  • Students help beautify park

      Third and fourth grade students from Grant Elementary School assisted tree board president Jon Forney (left) and other tree board and community members and students from the high school horticulture class plant several new trees at the Grant City ...
  • New doctor joins group in Ogallala

    Banner Health is pleased to announce that Van Wahlgren, M.D. has joined Ogallala Community Hospital and Ogallala Medical Group. “We are excited for Dr. Wahlgren to join our team and are fortunate he chose to come to Ogallala,” said Ogallala Medical Gr...
  • American Legion Auxiliary meets

    Unit #40 of the American Legion auxiliary held its May meeting at the American Legion Hall on May 8 with 11 members present. The meeting opened with an opening prayer by Chaplain Clem, the flag salute and reciting of the Preamble by the group. Roll call o...
  • May birthday celebrated

      Ted Heinemann was the only person with a May birthday who was present for the dinner at the Perkins County Senior Center on Friday, May 11. Other Perkins County seniors with May birthdays are Eunice Prottsman, Barb Kirkpatrick, James Deaver, Gail Ne...
  • Farm Credit Services of America announces first quarter earnings

    Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica), a financial cooperative with nearly $17 billion in assets, has announced financial results for the first quarter of the calendar year 2012. Net income for the first quarter was $108.7 million compared to $99.2...
  • Great Plains’ stroke center achieves excellence award

    The StrokeProgram at Great Plains Regional Medical Center received the Silver Plus award through the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines Quality Program for exceptional performance over the last 12 months. Th...
  • Driver charged in death of student

    By Sheri HinkThe Wauneta Breeze Twenty-one-year-old Cody Barnes of Elwood was charged with manslaughter for the death of Cody Fanning of Wauneta when he fell from the back of Barnes’ pickup near their college in Crete. The charge is a class three felony...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Its nice to have fans By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist WOW, what a busy graduation weekend we had. However, it was very exciting for many reasons. Not only do we get to visit with friends and wish best of luck to all the young men and women soon to be...
  • Hints for Health

    May is National Blood Pressure Awareness Month By Kathy D. Meyer APRN Since 1984, May has been proclaimed as National Blood Pressure Awareness Month in the United States.  The official motto of the blood pressure awareness initiative is “know your n...
  • What's Up

    Enjoy—but beware of sight-destroying eclipse By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Okay, are your “eclipse juices” flowing yet, mine are. Sunday, May 20, is the date for a partial solar eclipse. For most of the places in the southwest United State...
  • Artbeat

      Perkins County grad showing this month On display at Meadowlark Gallery in Grant during the month of May is “Bewilder,” a collection of paintings by Sarah Wurst, a former Perkins County student. Wurst graduated from Perkins County High School ...
  • $1000 prize offered in poetry contest

    A $1000 grand prize is being offered to the last poet standing in a contest sponsored by Rainbow Poets. Poems of 21 lines or fewer on any subject and in any style will be judged by the contest director Dr. Michael Thomas. “We love encouraging poetry, th...
  • Build positive relationships with children

    Through trusting relationships with adults, young children learn about their world and their place in it. They learn the world is safe and responsive to their needs. They learn to form satisfying relationships with others, to communicate, to face challeng...
  • Get crafty outdoors with kids this summer

    With the arrival of warmer weather, there are many things families can do for a season of fun in the sun with crafty projects to involve everyone in the household. • Birdhouse: Head to the hardware store and pick up a few supplies. Otherwise, chances ar...