Weather Forecast

Click for Grant, Nebraska Forecast

Archives

Filter 

  • Street trees could help save the world

    If everyone could go back in time to the 1950s (or  just look at some pictures), they’d not only see lots of bobby socks, poodle skirts and flat tops, but also find that most of the residential streets across Nebraska were lined with large-canopy trees...
  • Controlling rose chafer in gardens and landscapes

    By David LottHorticulture educator Rose chafer, a damaging pest to flowers, fruit, vegetable plants, trees and shrubs are actively feeding in the garden and landscapes in the area. Here is some basic information about this pest, and how to try to control ...
  • Free treatment for cancer patients focuses on beauty techniques

    Program to provide cancer patients help with their changing appearance during treatment offered in Ogallala. The American Cancer Society, in conjunction with Ogallala Community Hospital, will be holding a free program called Look Good…Feel Better offer...
  • NET Radio presenting “European Jazz Stage 2011” on Saturdays

    Enjoy some of Europe’s best jazz this summer without stepping foot on an airplane. Tune in to NET Radio for “European Jazz Stage 2011,” Saturdays at 8 p.m. CT from June 25-Sept. 24. Join renowned saxophonist Benjamin Herman as he hosts 14 weekly ex...
  • Health and Human Services receives top ranking in nation

    Receives performance bonus for excellence in SNAP program. Nebraska ranks first in the nation in properly and accurately processing denials, suspensions or terminations of benefits for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) distribution, ac...
  • Watershed structures prevent flooding damages

    Watershed structures save southwest Nebraska over half a million in flood damages. Southwest Nebraska continues cleaning up and drying out from powerful storms, which dumped over five inches of water in some areas earlier this week. Although there are ma...
  • Final numbers tallied on irrigation retirement program

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican A total of 15 tracts in Chase and Dundy County, representing 1,109.5 acres, enrolled in the irrigation retirement plan offered in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD). Four of the 15 enrolled res...
  • Nebraska corn mission to promote U.S. beef and pork in Japan

    The Nebraska Corn Board is sponsoring a team to travel to Japan with the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) to promote Nebraska corn-fed beef and pork and to see first hand how Nebraska farmers, through their grain donation program, are supporting Red Cr...
  • Perkins County farm to be honored during fair

    Katherine (Engel) Simpson of Denver, representing Perkins County, was one of 167 honorees from 70 counties for the 2011 Pioneer Farm Family Awards announced by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben and the Nebraska Fair Managers Association along with the Nebraska Fa...
  • Nebraska corn mission to promote U.S. beef and pork in Japan

    The Nebraska Corn Board is sponsoring a team to travel to Japan with the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) to promote Nebraska corn-fed beef and pork and to see first hand how Nebraska farmers, through their grain donation program, are supporting Red Cr...
  • Ethanol saving drivers money

    New data confirms earlier reports that renewable fuels like ethanol are saving drivers money by lowering gas prices at the pump. The Nebraska Ethanol Board has found reports of E85 prices at $0.90 to $1 lower than the price of regular unleaded gasoline. T...
  • No singular saints

    By Pastor Vince CarrigNew Life Fellowship Church, Grant Did you know that in every Bible usage of the word for “saints,” it never refers to just one “saint” in particular? The word, meaning “ones set apart (for God),” always refers to a group...
  • Majority of Americans unpatriotic

    Dear Editor: I must respond to the editorial in the June 9, 2011 Grant Tribune-Sentinel, “Give some time—they gave their lives.” In all due respect and honesty, one serious question must be asked of all Americans, “Are you ready for the wrath of A...
  • Save our rural post offices

    Dear Editor: “H.R. 1351 would correct the Postal Service’s overpayment to the federal government of both its Civil Service Retirement System and Federal Employee Retirement System obligations, which is collectively in the range of $60 to $80 billion,...
  • A show of hands

    Young artists have their talent on display in downtown Grant. The summer school youngsters spent June 23 painting the door and adjacent lamp pole at the Meadowlark Gallery. In celebration of America’s birthday, the red-white-blue theme is eye-catching...
  • July 4th fun in the park

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A lot of individuals have put in a lot of time organizing and preparing for a full day of fun on Monday when our nation as a whole celebrates the 4th of July. In Perkins County, activities are planned from early morning—when r...
  • Perkins County Museum to open for rededication ceremony on July 4th

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Among the many happenings on the 4th of July in Grant is a rededication of the Perkins County Museum. The public is warmly invited to stop in and view the historical building now that it is nearly back to its original grande...
  • Armor coating to begin soon

    Residents on the north part of Grant will be affected by the city’s armor coating project scheduled to begin next week, weather permitting. East-West streets to be armor coated include 8th Street, 9th Street and 10th Street. The North-South streets to b...
  • Get souvenir stock certificates at the museum for county’s 125th

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Available at the Perkins County Museum during the July 4th open house will be the sale of quasquicentennial certificates to begin fundraising for the county’s 125th anniversary celebration next year. The numbered certificate...
  • Recipes needed for county’s commemorative cookbook

    Submit favorite family recipes by July 22 to be published this fall. Funds raised will go toward Perkins County’s 125th anniversary celebration in 2012. By Jan RahnManaging Editor Here’s a chance to be a permanent part of the historical celebration ...