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Perkins County students attending Mike Trader’s basketball camp were (front row, l-r): Jackson Wykert, all star; Colton Kroeker, 3-on-3 champion, scoring leader, nightly scoring leader; Kyson Dilsaver, hustle award, all star; Luke Hovorka, all star; Cade Kroeker, hustle award, 3-point champion, 3-on-3 champion, 1-on-1 champion, rebound leader, nightly scoring leader, nightly rebound leader, nightly assist leader, all star; Ryan Long, all star; and Carson Green, all-star. Back: Coach Mike Trader, Ryder Potts, all star; Ben Skeels, all star; Maddox Lee, jump shot champion, 1-on-1 champion, all star; Dawson Tjaden, 3-point champion, all star; Jeb Kohl, all star; Will Long, nightly scoring leader, all star; and Trevor Cornelius, all star.

Local News

Justin Borowski, 31, of Grant, passed away Friday, July 5 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. 

Mitch McCloskey of Grant, said his best friend will be unbelievably missed.

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A helicopter prepares to land on Highway 6 in anticipation on transporting Clayton Giesbrecht. 

The life of Clayton Giesbrecht, 49, of Madrid was claimed in a two-vehicle accident seven miles west of Imperial last Monday, July 1.

Brooke Robertson | Johnson Publications

A 1998 Isuzu Trooper rolled two and a half times two miles west of Grant on July 3, coming to rest in a cornfield.

Elijah R. Oliver, 22, was taken off life support on Friday, July 5 following a one-vehicle accident two miles west of Grant on July 3. 

RockIT Event Pros

The 20-ft tall spider climb is a new attraction at the fair this year, and features six levels of climbing with an inflatable slide. 

Sew it. Grow it. Show it!—the theme of the 2019 Perkins County Fair, submitted by Colton Kroeker. The fair board held a contest this year for youth ages 18 and under to submit themes. 

This is Corporal Bowen Roberts of the Ogallala Police Department for Tri-County Crimestoppers.

The Ogallala Police Department needs your help in solving recent vandalisms.

The Perkins County Community Foundation does more than just serve as Perkins County’s savings account and help put money back into the county by investing in worthy projects that benefit its citize

Sports

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Perkins County students attending Mike Trader’s basketball camp were (front row, l-r): Jackson Wykert, all star; Colton Kroeker, 3-on-3 champion, scoring leader, nightly scoring leader; Kyson Dilsaver, hustle award, all star; Luke Hovorka, all star; Cade Kroeker, hustle award, 3-point champion, 3-on-3 champion, 1-on-1 champion, rebound leader, nightly scoring leader, nightly rebound leader, nightly assist leader, all star; Ryan Long, all star; and Carson Green, all-star. Back: Coach Mike Trader, Ryder Potts, all star; Ben Skeels, all star; Maddox Lee, jump shot champion, 1-on-1 champion, all star; Dawson Tjaden, 3-point champion, all star; Jeb Kohl, all star; Will Long, nightly scoring leader, all star; and Trevor Cornelius, all star.

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Cole Rogge competes in the 50 butterfly, where he finished first. 

The Perkins County Swim Team competed at the Imperial meet this past Saturday, June 22. 

School is out and now it is time for the work to begin.

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The 2019 Perkins County Swim Team includes (front row, l-r): Olivia Jehorek, Jordyn Tjaden, Jayleigh Palu, Victor Dunn, Brooklynn Lampmann, Emelyn Bishop, Hayden Fanning, Emelia Hill and Lila Hill. Middle row: Payton Jehorek, Carmi Regier, Haley Dunn, Allyssa Kepler, Maddison Kepler, Luke Minster, Porter Tjaden, Mason Minster, Grant Gloy, Mya Deaver and Hannah Bishop. Back row: Jadynn Jehorek, Angela Gloy (coach), Kim Bishop, Maggie Fisher, Madelyn Ingold, Cole Rogge, Taylor Hubl, Eli Gaston, Jacqueline Gloy, Lexie Fisher, Hanna Colglazier and Coach Ciara Lampmann. Not Pictured: Savannah Miller, Emily Wilson and Brenna Colglazier.

Grant swim meet results

Emelyn Bishop: 25 breaststroke, second; 25 short free, fifth; 100 free relay, first.

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Recent PC grad Spencer Ross played on the Black team at the Mid-Plains Community College All-Star Game in North Platte on Saturday, June 8.

Perkins County graduated senior Spencer Ross is among 19 other area players picked to compete in this Saturday’s Mid-Plains Area All Star Basketball Game in North Platte.

School

Kaleb Gaar of Grant and Jared Sullivan of Wallace were among more than 5,100 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been named to the deans’ list/explore center list of distinguished students

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Norma Mayer has been taking the school census since 1966.

After 53 years of taking the school census, Norma Mayer turned in her last report to Perkins County Schools this month. 

Madison Seamann was approved by the Perkins County School Board as a second-grade teacher for the upcoming school year. 

Ag & Business

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Forty-five years ago, on June 25, 1974, at the age of 20, Doug Tatum opened his barber shop in Grant.

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Sullivan’s Appliance & Air owner Martha Stoermer is pictured in center Monday evening after closing on the sale of the local business to Adair and Jason Reese, pictured at right, who will be changing the store name to Reese Mechanical Inc. Pictured at left are employees Marshall and Tina Thompson.

Jason and Adair Reese closed on the sale of Sullivan’s Appliance & Air in Holyoke, Colorado on June 10. 

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Longtime UNL crop researcher Emeritus Extension Professor Bob Klein, center with the microphone, reviews the traits of the various wheat varieties on test plots at the UNL Henry J.

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