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  • Grant clean-up project underway

    City officials are providing a roll off dumpster for disposing of non-hazardous goods at the grass clipping collection site west of the ball field.   White goods and metal may be taken to a site located at First and Hancock Streets (up on the hill). The ...
  • Softley honored at state fire school

    Donald Softley, chief of the Grant Volunteer Fire Department, was inducted into the Nebraska Fire School Hall of Fame during the opening ceremonies of the 74th Nebraska State Fire School on Friday, May 21. Softley was inducted as the 44th Nebraskan in th...
  • Reichert receives firemanship award

    Fred Reichert, Grant Volunteer Fire Department assistant chief, was awarded one of the 2011 Outstanding Firemanship Awards during the opening ceremonies of the annual Nebraska State Fire School Friday, May 20. Reichert is in his 12th year in the Grant dep...
  • 32 pints of blood donated at Grant May 10

    The Grant Blood Drive was Tuesday, May 10. This blood drive fell short of its goal, but because of those who gave, 32 new pints of blood were collected. The Red Cross truly appreciates public support and the time taken out of busy schedules to donate. T...
  • Reynolds attended EMS conference

    Nancy Reynolds of Venango was one of nearly 60 individuals who attended the sixth annual Republican Valley Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Conference on April 2 at Arapahoe High School. Participants were able to attend sessions on acute coronary syndrome...
  • May birthday celebrated

    The Elsie seniors held their monthly meal on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at the Legion Hall in Elsie.  Those present helped Grace Schimonitz celebrate her May birthday. (Photo by Joan Craig)...
  • Join weight loss contest and help the food pantry

    Do you want to get ready for swimsuit season or just want to help benefit the local food pantry? There is still time to participate in Adams Bank & Trust’s “The Biggest Loser Contest.” It began April 15 and is running for 10 weeks. It is free an...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Spring sports on the wrap

    By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director Perkins County High School’s final district event was held this past week with the boy’s golf team taking part in the Class C district held in Ogallala.  The team tied for third but lost in a playoff t...
  • PC medals in four events at state track meet

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Finishing with 10 points, the Perkins County Plainsmen boys track team returned from state with three placings. They were among five teams to finish with 10 points during the Nebraska State Track and Field Meet held in Omaha May...
  • Wallace’s Sean May advances to finals in three events

    By Elizabeth StrandSports Writer Five Wildcats made the trip to compete in six events at last week’s State Track and Field Meet held at Omaha’s Burke Stadium. During the rain on Friday, Sean May advanced to the finals in all three of his individual ...
  • Group “Skates the State” to raise funds for Lincoln skate park

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Imperial native Mike Smithis on another adventure to raise money for his Bay 198  indoor skate park in Lincoln. On Sunday he and four companions left Scottsbluff to “Skate the State,” in the hopes of raising $50...
  • Correction

    In the full page ad congratulating state track qualifiers which appeared in last week’s issue, the Tribune erred in omitting one of the biggest supporters of the Perkins County Plainsmen—Hatch’s Super Foods. We regret the error and wish to remind th...
  • Arbor Day poster winners chosen

    Three third grade students had an extra reason to celebrate on the last day of school Tuesday, May 17 when they were announced as winners of the Arbor Day poster contest sponsored by the Grant Tree Board. Earning first place and $25 in Chamber Bucks was...
  • Honor roll students announced

    Perkins County High School announces the names of students on the honor roll for fourth quarter and second semester in the 2010-2011 school year.Fourth Quarter “A” honor roll: Jessica Day, Jeremy Hagan, Emily Kiolbasa, Calla Mailand, Emily Malmkar, Za...
  • Wallace students named to honor roll

    Wallace School is pleased to announce the names of students on the honor roll for the second semester, 2010-2011. All A’s: seniors–Shanice Harris, Sean May, Laura O’Brien Ryan Sowle and Lane Swedberg; juniors–Hunter Franzen, Emily Hasenauer and Jo...
  • May awarded scholarship

    Sean May of Wallace High School has been awarded the Board of Trustee Scholars award from Doane College at Crete. The award is valued at $9,000 per year. It is awarded to incoming students with a minimum ACT score of 28 and a core high-school GPA of 3.4....
  • FFA serves supper at Westview

    The Perkins County High School FFA served supper to the residents at Westview Retirement Community, Tuesday, May 17. After a delicious meal the students played Bingo with the residents. Prizes were given and a fun time was had by all. Westview appreciat...
  • College Notes

    Becker receives Master’s degree Bonnie (Goff) Becker was among 12 recipients of a Master of Arts degree in communication studies on Friday, May 6,  from University of Northern Colorado’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences in Greeley.      ...
  • Two NWU students win prestigious Boren scholarships

    Leslie Dudden of Venango is one of two Nebraska Wesleyan University students among only 138 students in the nation to win the prestigious Boren Scholarship. Dudden has been awarded a Boren Scholarship, which provides $20,000 to undergraduates to study abr...
  • Goodin completes training as flight instructor

    Daniel Goodin, son of Pastor Dennis and Mavis Goodin of Dayton, Wyo., formerly of Grant, completed flight instructor training at U.S. Aviation Academy in Denton, Texas. Daniel is now working for U.S. Aviation Academy, providing ground and flight instruct...