Weather Forecast

Click for Grant, Nebraska Forecast

Archives

Filter 

  • Jon Burkey reflects on career path in education

    Burkey served as superintendent in Grant for 16 years. As a Bartley High school senior, he thought his future might be that of a place kicker on a college football team. When he wasn’t kicking field goals in McCook at college a year later, he believed ...
  • Lady Plainsmen are SPVA runners-up

    Falling short of their goal to win the South Platte Valley Association conference tournament, the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen took home the runner-up plaque from this year’s contest, held at Maxwell, Thursday, Oct. 15 and Saturday, Oct. 17. The Plains...
  • Turner carries ball, Plainsmen to late scores for 21-12 win over Bridgeport

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Nick Turner rushed for 172  yards  and a touchdown to pull the Plainsmen away from the upset-minded Bridgeport Tigers, leading Perkins County to a 21-12 win Friday night in Grant. The 1-6 Tigers kept the score between...
  • Kemling qualifies for state cross country second year in row

    With illness and injury hampering team efforts, Perkins County cross country runners competed at D-5 district cross country Thursday, Oct. 15 at their home course. The gloomy and cold weather of the previous week gave way to warmer temperatures and sunshi...
  • Wildcats drop wild one to Potter-Dix

    By Travis McConnellSports Writer Football fans in Wallace witnessed the highest scoring game in eight man history for Nebraska football Friday night. Unfortunately for Wildcat fans, it was in a losing effort as the Potter-Dix Coyotes defeated the Wildcats...
  • Kuskie represents Perkins County at state for fourth consecutive year

    By Shari Friedel    Tribune Staff Perkins County senior Jeannie  Kuskie qualified individually for the state golf tournament scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 12 and 13. Due to snow over the weekend, the tournament was shortened to Tuesday, Oct. ...
  • Lady Cats win Garden County triangular

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer CORRECTION:  In the last publication, I foolishly credited kills to Paige Aylward.  It was, however, junior, Paige Kerchal who had 2 kills in the South Platte game.  I sincerely apologize to Paige and her family.Garden Co...
  • King and queen chosen

    Wallace High School Homecoming king and queen were recently chosen and crowned. King was Max Isenbar; queen was Tarassa Swedberg. (Photo by Nora Jameson)...
  • Junior high volleyball team wins tourney

    The Wallace junior high volleyball team won the tournament it hosted, defeating Maywood, McCook St. Pat’s and Hayes Center. Team members include (Front row, l-r): Emma Franklin, Hayley Storm, Morgan Messersmith, Alexandria Lundvall, Katherine McClintock...
  • ESU 16 administrator awarded

    The NCSA Distinguished Service Award is the organization’s oldest and most prestigious award. This award is given annually to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional, distinguished leadership, has rendered outstanding and unselfish service and wh...
  • PCS juniors 100 percent proficient in three of four state standard assessments

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The recently released State of the Schools Report by the Nebraska Department of Education ranks Perkins County students as proficient at several grade levels. Perkins County High School juniors ranked 100 percent proficient in ...
  • UNL seeks young artists

    The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks applications for the 13th annual Nebraska Young Artist awards. The awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are talented in the areas of...
  • Wallace Fire Auxiliary to hold second annual holiday extravaganza

    The Wallace Fire and Rescue Volunteer Auxiliary is a newly organized group with the goal of supporting the Wallace Rural Fire and Rescue Department with food, water, shelter and other needs while the department is answering a fire or rescue call, as well ...
  • Duck hunters have successful first day

    Hunters in the area of Lake McConaughy had an excellent opening day of the duck season on Oct. 10, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. According to conservation officer reports, hunting pressure was heavy around McConaughy and nearby Clea...
  • Workshop on limited irrigation co-sponsored during December

    Colorado State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are jointly hosting this year’s crop clinic on limited irrigation systems Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 2-3 at Sterling, Colo. The clinic’s goals are to provide education for farmers and ...
  • Wildlife and livestock together can improve bottom line for producers

    Ranchers who manage both for livestock and wildlife can reap significant economic benefits from both, said a ranch-based wildlife manager at a recent grazing conference organized by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. “When we realized there was quite...
  • Senator offers internship

    Senator Johanns’ Nebraska and Washington, D.C., offices are currently accepting internship applications for the Spring 2010 semester, which will run from January to April. Those interested in applying should visit http://johanns.senate.gov and click on...
  • First Dollar awarded to Grant Floral

    Ellie McCormick (center) owner of Grant Floral, received her First Dollar plaque at the Perkins County Chamber meeting last week. Gathering to celebrate the occasion include other Chamber members (Front, l-r): City Clerk Jessie Faber, McCormick, Chamber P...
  • Harchelroads planning to rebuild Imperial facility

    Fire didn’t keep them from opening doors Monday By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Sid Harchelroad planned for contingencies while his new shop was being built for Harchelroad Motors. But Harchelroad said he never had any contingencies for what h...
  • Sally’s in Grant to open soon for daily fare

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The cafe in downtown Grant will soon be open under a new name. Sally’s is a family restaurant with specialties such as pies and rolls, and a lunch buffet. As of last Thursday, Sally Crandell, who lives in Ogallala, said a lo...