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By A. Noyes

Former NFL players visit Wallace

One Year Ago
March 4, 2010
The Grant Tribune-Sentinel began offering E-editions online to their readership.
Great Plains Communications celebrated its 100th anniversary.
Two former NFL players, Keith Davis and Devin Wyman, visited Wallace students.

Ten Years Ago
February 22, 2001

The Grant Lady Plainsmen earned themselves a trip to the State Basketball Tournament in Lincoln.
Nate Pouk took third place at the State Wrestling Tournament.
The Drug/Alcohol policy at GHS was under review. A committee was formed and all suggestions were accepted during the policy review.

Twenty-five Years Ago
March 5, 1986
A group called the Perkins County Computer Users Group was being organized in town. The group was organized to help people better understand the machines made to simplify their lives.
Venango area residents endorsed a 50 percent tax hike in order to maintain their school.

Fifty Years Ago
February 23, 1961

Dorothy Keller opened a day school and child care center southeast of town.
A group of 13 teenagers found themselves on the front page of the Omaha World-Herald. The “Weekenders” had been running the Grant Theatre and attracted the attention of a World-Herald writer who traveled to Grant to see them in action.

Seventy-Five Years Ago
February 20, 1936
“An ounce of sense makes a good camouflage for a pound of ignorance.”
New spring coats were on sale at L.A. Sullivan’s for $7.95.
Rev. Koenning froze both of his ears when his car was stuck in a drift during subzero temperatures and he was forced to walk in bone chilling winds.