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  • Chase County Fair’s ‘Buy in July’ promo ends this week

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Chase County Fair-goers have just a few more days to take advantage of the “Buy in July” promotion for the fair’s Friday and Saturday night grandstand music shows, Aug. 19-20, in Imperial. The promotion includes...
  • Keep Grant City Park clean

    Dear Editor: The City of Grant has a beautiful park where people enjoy many fun activities. The park is utilized almost daily except for the winter months.             Some people take their dogs to the park for exercise, but there are those who ...
  • Tragic Death

    By Pastor Vince Carrig New LIfe Fellowship Church, Grant Does dying tragically or unexpectedly give anyone special favor with God, any extra mercy at God’s judgment? Naturally, we humans want to think of people’s souls as having risen straight up to...
  • Make the right choice to attend

    It’s fair time! But it’s also harvest time—so who gets to decide “if/when” you get to come to town to the fair? I sure hope it’s the kids who override the adults—because every kid in the world should get to experience a county fair! This ye...
  • Governors in the right direction

    Dear Editor: First, I wish to extend my heartiest congratulations to Nebraska’s Governor Dave Heineman upon his elevation to the position of Chairman of the National Governors Association, which recently convened in Salt Lake City. This year of 2011 ha...
  • Jesus returning soon

    Pastor Vince CarrigNew Life Fellowship Church, Grant With earthquakes, tsunamis and tornados striking, many wonder: Will Jesus return soon? Yes! Jesus says, “But be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what hour the thief was comin...
  • Long-awaited wheat harvest finally well underway

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The term “full swing” has special meaning this season for area farmers who have long awaited being able to express the phrase. Wheat harvest in Perkins County is way behind schedule due to monstrous rains the first week in...
  • City accomplishes two big summer projects

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A couple of the city’s major projects undertaken this summer have moved along nicely. The airport’s taxi lanes are getting replaced on schedule even though rains have required water to be pumped away. The two main taxi la...
  • Summer projects improve Perkins County High School

    Several improvement projects have been ongoing during the summer at Perkins County High School. Improvements include new heating and air by Reese Mechanical, window replacement and brick repair. (Top): Workers from All City Glass in North Platte replace...
  • It’s fair time—join in the fun

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The “Wild and Wacky” Perkins County Fair kicks off Sunday with lots of entertainment lined up for each age group throughout the week of July 24-30. See the complete schedule on Page 7 in this week’s issue.   The first big...
  • Talent show and skit set during Perkins County Fair

    Plan to attend the talent show for a chance at a cash prize, then stay for a hilarious skit featuring a local cast. By Jan RahnManaging Editor The fair board has more events to add to the lineup during the Perkins County Fair during the week of July 24-3...
  • Bring a pet to the Dog Expo on Monday

    A “Dog Expo” which replaces the annual dog show will be held during the Perkins County Fair on Monday, July 25 at 9 a.m., in the dance hall building. Youth ages 7-18 are invited to bring their canine companion if they choose and come learn more about...
  • Grant E Free welcomes new pastor

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Sold on the community by the warm welcome they have received, Pastor Christopher Heslep and his wife Ashley are ready to jump into new duties at the Evangelical Free Church in Grant. With the church’s congregation growing e...
  • Birthdays celebrated

    July birthdays were celebrated at the Perkins County Senior Center on July 8. Honored on their special day were (l-r): Ruth Ochsner and Lucille Drzewiecki. (Photo by Shari Friedel)...
  • Our Community’s History

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff One Year Ago July 15, 2010 Nebraska Wesleyan student, Leslie Dudden, met President Barack Obama during the G8 and G20 summits. Another storm halted harvest headway across the area leaving moisture and anxious farmers. UNL...
  • Little ones help FSA/NRCS with garden initiative

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor For the second summer in a row, a “People’s Garden” at the USDA Service Center in Grant has taken root. Last year, employees planted a garden near the service center building, and this year the Farm Service Agency and Natu...
  • Perkins County School employees attend nutrition conference

    “The Building Blocks of Good Nutrition” was the theme of the Nebraska School Nutrition Association’s 54th Annual State Conference, held in Norfolk June 26-29. Approximately 275 attended the workshops consisting of interpersonal skills and leadership...
  • Sixth annual “Mikey’s Ride” raises over $10,000 for patient

    The sixth annual “Mikey’s Poker Ride” was held Saturday, July 16 with approximately 175 bikers participating, and more than 400 people taking part in the meal and refreshments following the ride. The event raised more than $10,000 for a worthy cause...
  • Perkins County School employees attend nutrition conference

    “The Building Blocks of Good Nutrition” was the theme of the Nebraska School Nutrition Association’s 54th Annual State Conference, held in Norfolk June 26-29. Approximately 275 attended the workshops consisting of interpersonal skills and leadership...
  • Bloodmobile is July 27

    The Grant Bloodmobile is scheduled for Wednesday, July 27 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Life Fellowship Church in Grant.   Please call Deb Marshall for an appointment at 308-352-4250.  Walk-ins are welcome and needed.   Free babysitting and lunch is ava...