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  • UNL extension tractor safety courses offered across Nebraska

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Tractor Safety/Hazardous Occupations Courses will be offered at seven locations in Nebraska. A class will be held June 7-8 at the West Central Research and Extension Center, North Platte. Federal law prohibits yout...
  • Conservation Corner

    Time to make plans on renovating windbreaks By Janet LaglerNatural Resources Conservation Service A windbreak is a precious thing. It is a promise in the fall, a lifesaver and a place of warmth in winter, a sign of hope in spring, and a place of lovelin...
  • Free farm and ranch financial clinics planned

    Free, one-on-one, confidential consultations for farmers and ranchers are being offered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and Legal Aid of Nebraska. The consultations involve meeting with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. ...
  • Make a check in the yes box

    How time flies....I’m still getting used to writing 2012 and here it is almost time for the May Primary. So without delay, I’m going to get on my soapbox right this minute and preach about an upcoming ballot issue. I hate taxes as much as you do. My s...
  • Cemetery needs voter support

    Dear Editor:      On the May 15, 2012 primary election you will be asked to allow the Madrid Cemetery District to levy a property tax not to exceed 2 cent per one hundred dollar valuation.  We as a board try very hard to run a nice cemetery on a small...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    True inner beauty By Father Mark PfeifferMother of Sorrows/St. Mary’s Catholic Church It is amazing the extent men and women will go to to appear beautiful. Beauty is a major industry. We notice quite a number of women who appear exceptionally attrac...
  • Patients at PCHS will benefit from generous FOCUS program

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Thanks to technologic advances and the generous donation of a local farmer/seed dealer, those benefitting will be patients who enter the Perkins County Health Services system. On behalf of the Perkins County Health Servi...
  • Study will help determine future of school buildings

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The board of education took a first step last week in looking at the future of Perkins County Schools in terms of its three building sites. Administration and the board are addressing short and long range planning for maintenanc...
  • Longtime teachers to retire this spring

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Friends and colleagues Jonie Johnson and Pennie Reese go way back—far enough back that Reese can remember Johnson helping her get settled into a kindergarten classroom in Elsie three decades ago, which was Reese’s fi...
  • Chamber awards First Dollar

      Tom Anderson (Front, left) of Anderson Lumber in Madrid is presented a First Dollar plaque from Chamber President Bernie Deaver while several Chamber members gather in support of Anderson’s recent purchase of the business. (Front, l-r): Mandy McGr...
  • 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...