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The Plainsmen boys’ golf team placed third at the Hershey invite last week. Team members who competed at Hershey included (l-r): Kaden Smith, Aaron Fay, Deitrik Brueggeman, Carson Thelander and Jacob Woodmancy. 

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There wasn’t much life on Central Avenue in Grant on Thursday, April 11 due to a blizzard that shut down several businesses in town.

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Skeels presents a $2,672.12 dividend check for the Village of Madrid to board member Nick Ross and Village Clerk Angela Hansen. 

Local News

Contract negotiations are currently in progress for Grant City Superintendent Candidate Edward Dunn.

Cultivate Rural Leaders, a rural community leadership program led by Grant native Andrew Long, will be coming to Grant this fall. 

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There wasn’t much life on Central Avenue in Grant on Thursday, April 11 due to a blizzard that shut down several businesses in town.

An April blizzard caused many businesses to close their doors on Thursday, April 11. 

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A new innovation group in Grant is working to “promote the Good Life in Grant through community enhancement.”

Zion Lutheran - Grant

Maundy Thursday: 7 p.m.

Good Friday: 7 p.m. Tenebrae 

Easter Sunday: 7 a.m.

Evangelical Free - Grant

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Skeels presents a $2,672.12 dividend check for the Village of Madrid to board member Nick Ross and Village Clerk Angela Hansen. 

The HomeTown Agency recently delivered checks to the City of Grant for $6801.76, the Village of Madrid for $2672.12, Village of Elsie for $976.18 and Village of Venango for $1,448.42 due to their p

Sports

There is still a little basketball news in the air with the NCAA Men’s contest having some controversy with the officiating and the hiring and firing of coaches that always comes at this time of th

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The Plainsmen boys’ golf team placed third at the Hershey invite last week. Team members who competed at Hershey included (l-r): Kaden Smith, Aaron Fay, Deitrik Brueggeman, Carson Thelander and Jacob Woodmancy. 

The Plainsmen took on the Hershey Invite two days early last week due to the approaching spring storm. 

The Sutherland track meet scheduled for Saturday, April 13 was canceled due to the snow storm. 

The college basketball season will be over when this comes out and since this is Sunday night I don’t know who won it on the men’s side of things. 

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Winners of the Perkins County Alumni Tournament held Saturday, March 23 were (front row, l-r): Ben Jones, Jeremy Hagan, Jay Wall, Drew Mayer.

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Freshman Triston Hite clears the bar to advance to the next height during the pole vault competition at the Holyoke Invite on Saturday, April 6. Triston placed fifth with a jump of 10-9 and placed second at Creek Valley with a jump of 10 feet even. 

The Perkins County boys track team claimed the gold by a landslide at the Creek Valley Twilight meet in Chappell on Monday, April 8. 

School

Midwest Electric Cooperative Corporation along with its power suppliers, Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.

Ben Jones was officially hired as the new Perkins County High School principal with the unanimous approval from the board on April 2. 

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Tanner Burge won the state champion proficiency award in swine production entrepreneurship at Nebraska State FFA. 

On Thursday, April 4, Perkins County Schools Senior Tanner Burge interviewed for a proficiency award in Lincoln at Nebraska State FFA. 

Ag & Business

The staff of the Grant Tribune-Sentinel, Brooke Robertson and Samantha Goff, attended the 145th annual convention of the Nebraska Press Association (NPA) with sponsorship from OnePress in Kearney,

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Owners Bob Tatum and Bernie Deaver stand in front of their new office at 224 Central Avenue in Grant.

A new realty company has emerged in Perkins County, though the faces of the company are no strangers to the area. 

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