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  • Christensen says Legislature holds most intense session ever

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican This year marked Sen. Mark  Christensen’s sixth session in the body and never before can he remember a session that proved as intense as the 60-day session completed Wednesday,April 18. Christensen said several ...
  • Celebrate Arbor Day at the park with the tree board

    The Grant Tree Board will celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 27 with a public tree planting at the Grant City Park. The public is invited to join tree board members and elementary students at 11 a.m. at the park for an opportunity to help enhance the co...
  • School board updated on laptop initiative

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Technology Director Chris Mestl presented information to the Perkins County Board of Education during their regular meeting on April 16 regarding the purchase of 55 new laptops for teachers and staff as part of the district’s ...
  • Our Community's History

    Adams Lumber has new office building By M. Lee One Year AgoApril 21, 2011 A blizzard roared through the area dumping 10 inches of snow that was accompanied by high winds. No sign  of spring, as the kids prepared for a snowy Easter break. The City Coun...
  • Seats still available for 2012 CWF trip to Washington

    The UNL Extension Office in Perkins County has seats available for the 2012 CWF (Citizenship Washington Focus) trip.  The trip is open to all youth ages 14-18.   Buses will leave Grant on May 31 and return June 14.   Contact the Perkins County Extensio...
  • Grant Lions Club participates in Green Machine Project

      The Grant Lions Club along with the help of the fourth graders are participating in the Green Machine Project of the Lions Clubs throughout the world.   The Grant Lions Club purchased 40 trees to be planted by Steve Snyder’s class of fourth grade...
  • Local boy donates birthday gifts to hospital

      Eric Sandberg, who recently turned 13, celebrated his birthday with family, friends and gifts at the roller skating rink in Grant. However, instead of receiving gifts for himself, he requested that the partygoers purchase coloring and activity books...
  • Three-month-old Aidyn Breazeale doing well after rocky start in Denver

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff One of 2012’s first babies, Aidyn Breazeale of Grant, has endured more medical issues in the first months of life than many people experience in a lifetime. Aidyn arrived at 3:42 a.m. on Jan. 5, a full term baby weighing si...
  • Spring Fun Fest in Ogallala to provide activities for all ages Saturday

    Petting zoo, games, silent auction, Waffle Man, garage sale, bake sale, cake walk and much more! Keith County Fairgrounds, April 28. Ogallala’s eighth annual Spring Fun Fest once again promises activities galore at the Keith County Fairgrounds at 1100 ...
  • Grant Lions volunteer at Westview Retirement Community

      On Saturday, April 21, the Grant Lions gave a new updated version of the American Gothic painting. “This motley bunch did a yeoman’s job of improving the rock landscape around Westview Retirement Community,” said Ted Tietjen. “Of course, Ger...
  • Easter egg hunt held at Elsie Methodist Church

      The ECDO annual Easter egg hunt at Elsie Methodist Church and Elsie Village Park was held on Saturday, March 31 at 1 p.m. Kindergarten and under prize winners were Devin Giesselmann and Tanner Paintin. First through sixth  grade prize winners were ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Getting a sugar fix My sweet tooth is getting the best of me these days so I try not to keep sweets in the house. However, once in a while I break down and bake something really sweet and delicious to hide for my midnight snacks. My most recent repeat re...
  • What’s Up?

    Spring constellations are plentiful In case you haven’t noticed, daylight is lasting much longer in the evening and it is getting light earlier in the day. We have passed the equinox and the Sun is traveling further north on the horizon toward the poi...
  • Gatlin Brothers to perform at State Fair

    Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers will be performing two free concerts for Older Nebraskan’s Day at the Nebraska State Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 29.  According to State Fair Director of Events and Entertainment, Chelsey Jungck, “The Gatlin’s perfo...
  • Arbor Day holiday turns 140

    Arbor Day will celebrate 140 years of successful tree planting and environmental stewardship on April 27 and throughout the year 2012. Many of Nebraska’s financial institutions have joined this national celebration by participating in the Nebraska Banke...
  • Planning for a new greenhouse

    Many men and women with a passion for gardening hope to one day have a greenhouse they can call their own. They can also be quite expensive, and there are some things gardeners should consider before building a greenhouse. • Size: A greenhouse can be gr...
  • Metcalf is chosen April Senior of the Month

    Tanya Metcalf of Elsie has been selected as April’s Senior of the Month at Perkins County High School. She is the daughter of Kelly and Brenda Metcalf. Striving to take on the role as a leader in her school, Metcalf has participated in as many activitie...
  • FCCLA installs 2012-2013 officers

      Officers for the new school year were installed at the annual FCCLA Awards Banquet, Monday evening, April 23. New officers are (l-r): Kylie Hanson, District 11 president; Mariah Curtis, vice president of programs/STUCO; Lacey Jensen, vice president ...
  • Kinney Construction scholarships awarded

    Danica Messersmith of Wallace High School has been chosen to receive a scholarship from Kinney Construction. Danica will pursue a Master’s degree in speech and language pathology. She will attend University of Nebraska at Kearney, majoring in communicat...
  • PCS activity schedule

    April 26-May 2All Times Mountain Thursday, April 26NETA conference9 a.m.    Junior high track at Chase Co.Friday, April 27NETA conference8:30 a.m.     Boys varsity golf at SPVA (NPSP12:30 a.m.     Boys/girls varsity track at SPVA (Sutherland)Sat...