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Kym Weiss, RN and Perkins County Health Services cardiac rehab manager, stands with the new equipment offered in the cardiac rehabilitation program.

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Local News

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Chelsy and Mic Heinemann of Wallace hold 11-week-old Thomas Harold, two days after he was due to be born.  

When Michael (Mic) and Chelsy Heinemann married, they knew they wanted children. It didn’t take the Wallace couple long to fall in love, becoming husband and wife on March 8, 2016. 

As thousands prepare to flood into Nebraska to view the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, Aug.

TRIBUNE CLOSED: Grant Tribune-Sentinel staff will be on location in the path of totality during the eclipse. The office will be closed the morning of Monday, Aug. 21.

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Robin Quinn (right,) Hastings Memorial Library director, talks to (l-r): Rebecca McCormick and her grandsons, Kevin and Preston McCormick during Youth Night, held at the Perkins County Seni

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Cousins Derek Sis (left) and Kelan Sis sell their sweet corn in Elsie this past week. They also have stand in Madrid, Wallace and other areas. 

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will be hosting a wide variety of activities during the month of August. Registration for many events is required, as is a vehicle state park permit.

Sports

Nebraska Wesleyan University has named Emily (Carlson) Holmes as the new women’s golf coach for the Prairie Wolves.

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The Wallace boys t-ball team includes (front row, l-r): Tatum Kelly, Joe Franklin, Ethan Sauser, Clayton Holm, Tobin Pelster and Brysen Lundvall. Back row: Coach Krystal Sauser, Wyatt Robertson, Colby Holm, Bradley Hanson, TJ Cummings, Jace Franzen and Coach Nick Hanson. 

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The Grant boys peewee team, sponsored by Adams Bank & Trust, includes (front row, l-r): Ben Skeels, Mason Toner, Jeb Kohl, Will Long and Cal Wells. Back row: Coach Carlie Wells, John Frickey, Nolan Foster, Casey Hanson, Connor Wells, Triston Hite, Storm Peterson, Eric Snyder and Coach Shawn Kohl. 

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Paintin Construction ball team

The 8-year-old baseball team sponsored by Paintin Construction includes (front row, l-r): Levi Nolt, Tanner Paintin, Braxton Allen-Kern and Tristan Condon.

Brenden Pankonin of Grant attended the Mike Trader Mid-America Basketball Camp June 19-22 in Columbus.

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Kiffen Cook prepares to block an East team opponent.

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School

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Lance Wurst (right) was recognized for five years of service with Mid-Plains Community College by Jody Tomanek, MPCC vice president of academic affairs.

Virginia Phillips of Wallace was among 684 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during the summer commencement ceremony Aug. 12 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

 Garrett Pollard of Grant received the July “Student of the Month” award in the Agriculture Business and Management Technology program at Southeast Community College’s Beatrice campus.

Ag & Business

Tyler Nelson has been selected as the park superintendent for Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala state recreation areas (SRA).

Ag economist and farmer Brent Gloy of Grant thinks the downturn in the ag economy may soon be behind us. 

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Claudia Stevenson accepts the Soil and Water Conservation Society Commendation Award and the Outstanding Chapter Award for Nebraska.

Claudia Stevenson of Grant  was honored with the Commendation Award from the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) on Aug. 1.

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