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  • Owners earlier complying with NRD cease and desist orders

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Property owners who received cease & desist (C&D) orders last week from the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) are working to come into compliance with the district’s rules and regulat...
  • First meeting of Republican

    The first meeting of the Republican River Basin Water Sustainability Task Force was scheduled for Wednesday, June 23, in McCook. Gov. Dave Heineman was to give introductory remarks at the meeting, focusing on compact compliance and water sustainability ...
  • Harvest expected to be late

    Wheat across the state is turning, but producers are predicting a later harvest due to cool temperatures and excess moisture. According to the USDA’s June 14 report, temperatures for the week averaged 2 degrees below normal with highs in the lower 90...
  • Swim team on course to successful sixth season

    In its sixth season, Grant’s division of the Tsunami Swim League has grown to nearly 50 members. The first team, which included six members, participated in their first meet in Trenton in June of 2004. The 2010 swim team includes (left, on slide, cl...
  • Grant team breaks Enders Course record

    The team of Calvin Dahlkoetter, Jerod Burge and Randy Styskal, all of Grant, carded a 25 in the first round at the Frenchman Valley Mutual Aid 3-man scramble to set a new course record. The trio shot a 56 for the day to win the championship flight.  T...
  • Wallace musicians participate in All-Star marching band

    Four Wallace High School students were among 250 high school students from across Nebraska who participated in the 16th annual Masonic All-Star Marching Band, which performed Saturday, June 19 during Shrine Bowl festivities in Lincoln. Participating we...
  • Grant native appointed to Doane Board of Trustees

    Tim Wilson, a Grant native, and graduate of Doane College, has been appointed to Doane College’s Board of Trustees. Wilson is a partner at BKD, LLP accounting firm in Omaha, where he has worked for the past nine years. BKD, LLP is the 10th largest CP...
  • Alumni reunion

    Included in the class of 1960 were (Front row, l-r): Bob Watson, Catherine (Kurkowski) Pierce, Connie (Flynn) Olson, Wilma (Wheeler) Sorge, Margaret (Lempke) Barry, Freddie (Knotwell) Tickle. Second row: Bob Bachmann, Linda (Stohler) Payne, Richard Payn...
  • Mealtime Makeovers - A tribute to learning

    This week I am handing down a recipe given to me over five years ago from one of the most extraordinary women that I have been blessed to have in my life. Not only is this recipe one of my favorite side dishes, she is one of my favorite people in the wor...
  • Cancer Society benefits from concert

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor With good attendance, fantastic talent, and great contributions, the second annual event to raise funds for the American Cancer Society was successfully held on June 12.  “An Evening of Hope” is the theme used in the ...
  • June birthdays celebrated

    June 11 was the day to celebrate June birthdays at the Perkins County Senior Center in Grant. Honored for their special day were (Front row, l-r): Harvey Lovenburg, Carol Burnham, Katy Carlson, Esteline Waterman. Back row: Toby Hansen, Fran Reed, Ron Co...
  • Exchange students visit senior center

    On Wednesday, June 9, two young men visited the senior center in Grant. The special guests were Markus Wehrmann, a foreign exchange student from Germany, and Michael Zillner from Austria. Markus has been a house guest of Jon and Cassie Lyone of Grant...
  • Alcohol, drug ed class to be held in Ogallala

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” alcohol and drug education class. The class will be held on Thursday, July 8. “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” will be held at Heartland C...
  • Nebraska’s parks among nation’s best

    LINCOLN (AP) — ReserveAmerica says three of the nation’s top 100 family campgrounds are in Nebraska. Eugene T. Mahoney, Fort Robinson and Ponca state parks are ranked third, seventh and 25th, respectively, on the annual list. ReserveAmerica is a r...
  • Wallace CWC presents a mother-daughter experience with “Hannah Montana”

    “Hannah Montana” will be visiting the Wallace Christian Women’s Club on Saturday, July 17,  at the Wallace Community Hall.  Spend a day with Hannah Montana as Mariah Cupp, a Hannah impersonator, shares her talents with everyone beginning at 10:...
  • State talent search to begin this summer

    All ages to compete for over $5,000.00 in prizes, recording sessions, trophies and cash at the Nebraska State Fair Galaxy of Stars® Talent Search at the Fonner Park Bristol Windows Stage in Grand Island.  A preliminary mail-in video contest will dete...
  • Hand specialist coming to PCHS monthly

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor New hand specialist, Scott Carroll, D.O., began duties at Perkins County Health Services on Friday, June 18. Dr. Carroll will be seeing patients in the specialty clinic at the hospital on the third Friday of each month. ...
  • The Tot Spot awarded First Dollar

    Chamber members present for First Dollar presentation include (Front, l-r): Ron Patrick, Ronda Lawyer, Pam Holm, Kandi McClung, president Cindy Salsman, The Tot Spot owner Natasha Hamilton, Donna Mayer, Dawnya Dreiling. Back: Gaylord Lacy, Dennis Hansen, ...
  • New day care in Grant offers flexible hours

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff A brand new day care, The Tot Spot, has recently cropped up in Grant, owned and operated by Natasha (Kraus) Hamilton, a Grant High School graduate who has returned to Perkins County after spending some time in England. ...
  • Fourth of July offers full day of celebration

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor The communities of Perkins County are coming together in 10 days to celebrate the 4th of July with the rest of the nation. The big birthday bash begins with early morning physical activity—a Firecracker Run/Walk takes pl...