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  • Kinney Construction scholarships awarded

    Brendon Cline of Wallace High School and Max Jones of Perkins County High School have both been chosen to receive a scholarship from Kinney Construction. Cline will enroll at University of Nebraska Lincoln pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. H...
  • Perkins County sophomore wins essay contest

    Ashley Kemling, Perkins County High School sophomore, will be recognized at a special Law Day luncheon at the Governor’s residence in Lincoln on May 4. Her award-winning essay was based on this year’s Law Day theme, “Democracy Responds to Technolog...
  • Wallace holds prom

    With the theme, “A Night to Remember—Poseidon’s Paradise” Wallace held its prom Saturday, April 24. Chosen as king and queen were Kurt Trusty, son of Jim and Karma Trusty and Jena Aylward, daughter of Jeff and Kendra Aylward. (Photo by Nora Jame...
  • Repeat performance by Lady Plainsmen

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff For the fourth consecutive week, Perkins County girls took first place in track and field competition, winning the meet held at Imperial on Tuesday, April 20. First place medals were brought home by Brooke Poppe in the ...
  • Perkins County, Sutherland runners win memorial medals

    Runners from Perkins County and Sutherland claimed this year’s Bill McNair Memorial Medals for winning their divisions in the 800 meter run at last week’s Chase County Invitational in Imperial. Elisa Carlson of Perkins County (left) won the girls’...
  • NSAA’s Tenopir to join federation staff

    The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has announced the hiring of Dr. Jim Tenopir, executive director of the Nebraska School Activities Association, as its chief operating officer beginning July 1. “I am proud of the work w...
  • Plainsmen take fourth at home meet

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff At the Perkins County home golf tournament, Tuesday, April 19, the Plainsmen varsity finished fourth with 362 points in a field of 12 teams, missing the third place spot by only a couple strokes. Perkins County JV was s...
  • Wildcats host track invitational

    By Elizabeth Strand Sports Writer The Wallace Invite was held on Tuesday, April 20 in Sutherland with 12 schools competing. The weather was a little cool in the morning, and a little wet at the end of the day.   The Wildcats continue to see individ...
  • Tractor/farm safety training classes offered to youth

    Tractor/farm safety training that meets Department of Labor Standards exempting 14- and 15-year-olds from farm youth labor laws.    An intensive two day tractor/farm safety workshop will be conducted on June 1 and 2 at the West Central Research and E...
  • Proper planting depth key for corn

    As Nebraska farmers gear up for corn planting, it is important to keep in mind problems that can result from incorrect planting depth, especially under wet planting conditions if the planter is raised up. Problems can include: restricted root developme...
  • Perkins County FFA Chapter marks successful year

    The Perkins County FFA Chapter has been very busy this past month in various activities such as State FFA, the hired hand auction, and the annual FFA Chapter banquet.   Around 40 members of the Perkins County Chapter attended State FFA during April 7-...
  • Nebraska Wheat Board announces directorship appointment openings

    Two directorships to the Nebraska Wheat Development, Utilization and Marketing Board are open for appointment by Governor Dave Heineman.  The terms for members representing Districts 5 and 7 will expire June 30. The filing deadline is no later than 5:...
  • Western Nebraska at significant risk for grasshopper infestation

    For the second consecutive year, USDA researchers for Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) are warning that rangeland in western Nebraska will face a significant risk of serious grasshopper infestation this summer. According to UNL Entomo...
  • Art rocks

    A night of the arts kept the audience in stitches as Perkins County High School students expressed their talent in a play, while intervals throughout created time for individuals to showcase their musical ability. Static art was on display for viewing whi...
  • Hutt to be Westview’s new director

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Ready for a different challenge after 20 years in banking, Ronda Hutt is poised to become the new executive director at Westview Retirement Community, beginning training on Monday, April 26. Her new position will become ...
  • City in early stage of replacing sirens

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Siren testing was among  announcements made by City Manager Tyson McGreer during the regular meeting of the Grant City Council Tuesday, April 13.  In preparing to replace the city’s sirens, a company was in Grant on Tu...
  • New occupation tax bill signed by Governor Heineman

    Supreme Court takes case on occupation tax. By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican On the final day of the 2010  session, Governor Dave Heineman inked a measure that redefines the use of an occupation tax on irrigated land.  The language passed...
  • PCHS to celebrate National Lab Week

    National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 18-24 is being celebrated at Perkins County Hospital with the theme, “Laboratory Professionals Get Results.”   Some of the events planned for this week include: • Food drive all week for th...
  • Youth raise funds for Rotary International ShelterBoxes

    Three Perkins County High School seniors representing the United Youth Fellowship of the Grant United Methodist Church attended the Grant Rotary meeting last Wednesday to present a $1,000 check to purchase a ShelterBox for Haiti. Accepting the check is Ro...
  • Tribune captures three awards at Kearney convention

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The Grant Tribune-Sentinel was recognized in three categories at the Nebraska Press Association/Nebraska Press Advertising Service convention over the weekend. The Tribune was the recipient of first place in the small ad c...