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  • Lucky Clovers recognized

    The Lucky Clovers 4-H Club was awarded the Club of Excellence certificate during 4-H Achievement Night held Monday, Oct. 26 when several 4-H’ers received awards at the evening ceremony held in conjunction with a potluck for families. Members of the Luck...
  • Cattleman’s day and trade show set

    Beef producers should plan to attend the West Central Cattleman’s Day and Trade Show part of the “Nebraska Cow-Calf Profitability Series.” This program will be held Dec. 2 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds located at 5015 West Hwy. 30 in North Plat...
  • Scholarships available to ag students, 4-Hers

    The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award a $500 Martha and Don Romeo Scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and one qualifying 4-H female who are graduating seniors in the state of Nebraska and who plan to continue with post high school educat...
  • It’s winter weather awareness time

    The National Weather Service Offices in Nebraska encourage the public to become familiar with safety rules and make plans to protect themselves, their family, and employees when winter storms strike. Winter storm warnings are disseminated through NOAA We...
  • Time for winter weather awareness on the Plains

    With fall upon the Great Plains, now is the time to focus attention to winter weather and the dangers it can pose to life and property. Each year, dozens of Americans die due to exposure to the cold. Winter weather accounts for vehicle accidents and fat...
  • Consider becoming a member of the GVFD

    “I would like to be a part of the ambulance crew, but I don’t want to go to any fires,” says one interested individual. “I can’t stand the sight of blood, no one is going to force me to ride the ambulance,” says another interested individual....
  • Mealtime Makeovers...With time to spare

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff   Fall is in full swing and I keep waiting for the weather to cool down. As mid November quickly approaches, we are still having 80 degree weather. So, instead of preparing to hibernate for the winter, I am still doing ...
  • What's Up?...Keep the mail coming

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer   I enjoy receiving reader response. For one, it is a comfort to know there are people out there reading the column, and two, I enjoy hearing how excited some of you are when you make a discovery for yourself. I...
  • Artbeat...Meadowlark Gallery will open Thursday, Nov. 18

    The Perkins County Area Arts Council and Meadowlark Gallery continue to gain exposure with more and more visitors each month, and were recently featured in the November/December issue of Nebraska Life magazine. The gallery will be wrapping up this year...
  • Senior center invites all ages to enjoy facility

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Sporting a new image in hopes of attracting a broader circle of the community, the senior center at 420 Central in Grant is offering a gathering place for more age groups. As a daily social facility, the center welcomes ...
  • Mailand “treated” for October birthday

    Vern Mailand was the only senior present for the birthday dinner at the Perkins County Senior Center Oct. 8. He was presented with a “sponge” cake—a sponge from a floral shop covered with real frosting. He was more than willing to share! (Courtesy p...
  • Hastings Memorial Library now offers downloadable audiobooks, eBooks

    Hastings Memorial Library has recently expanded its services with digital audiobooks and eBooks available to download from the library’s website. Library cardholders can check out and download digital media from the comfort of their own homes by visiti...
  • Medicare Part D review scheduled

    It is time to think about having Medicare Part D reviewed! Nancy Frecks, UNL Extension Educator, Southwest Four, will be in Grant on Nov. 17 and Dec. 8. Make an appointment by calling the Perkins County Extension Office–352-4340 or call toll free 800...
  • Extra hour from time change can present sleep challenges

    Many Nebraskans have experienced a small version of jet lag without ever leaving their homes. “The hour we gain when Daylight Saving Time ends has a similar effect on our bodies as the jet lag we experience if we fly to a different time zone,” says L...
  • When dealing with a diabetic, don’t be the “Diabetes Police”

    Almost everyone knows one or more of the 24 million Americans with the disease. Those without diabetes can do their part to provide support for family, friends and co-workers who are already living with the disease. Elizabeth Edelman, a type 1 diabetic a...
  • Exchange students make Grant home

    Three new students are enrolled at Perkins County High this year. They all fluently speak different languages, and come from different backgrounds and walks of life. Suvianna (Suvi), Vilja (Vicki) and Sibylle (Sibby) are the foreign exchange students fr...
  • PCHS constructing new greenhouse

    By Sibylle Skub & Casey Lake Perkins County High School   The new greenhouse, which is being constructed by Mr. Babbitt and Mr. Terwilliger’s classes, is located by the south parking lot. The inspiration for this project, which came from Mr. ...
  • Three poster winners from PCS

    The Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) has selected its winners for the 2011 Radon Poster Contest. The local winners will now advance to the Nebraska Poster Contest to compete for a chance to be selected the state winner, and a chance ...
  • Ogg among NPCC students learning about the power of words in public speaking contest

    What do the words “integrity,” “hooligan,” and “xenophobia” have in common? They were all first place winners in the North Platte Community College Public Speaking word contest. For the contest, students in the public speaking class were chal...
  • CodeRED alert issued for missing teen last week

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   For the first time other than a county-wide test or automated severe weather notification, the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office activated the CodeRED Emergency Alert System last Thursday night. The sheriff’s office la...