Brooke Pankonin | Johnson Publications

Top: Haz-Mat Response, Inc. of North Platte was at the Madrid sewer plant on Tuesday to begin vacuuming the floor of the west lagoon, which was emptied last week. Bottom: Three tanks will be used to discharge partially-treated wastewater into Stinking Water Creek while the lagoons are offline.

Samantha Goff / Johnson Publications

Cole and Hannah Turner, children of Brent and Jana Turner of Grant, reach for Mom as the patient Easter Bunny smiles for the camera.

Russ Pankonin | Johnson Publications

The URNRD will install three data weather stations throughout the district like this one located on a farm northwest of Imperial. Each of the 15 groundwater monitoring wells in the district, such as the one shown here, will be equipped with rain buckets to provide real-time rain data. 

News

Samantha Goff | Johnson Publications

Spring flowers

The area finally received some much needed moisture this week after receiving no precipitation in over a month and less than two inches so far this year.

Becky Uehling | Nebraska Living Times

Carol Friesen of Wallace and son-in-law Wiley Sowle of Grant experienced a unique and successful organ donation in 2016.  

By Becky Uehling

Nebraska Living Times

by Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune-Sentinel

Russ Pankonin | Johnson Publications

Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey spoke at the URNRD’s second annual water conference in Imperial Monday, March 27. She shared how Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado have been able to put differences aside and work together on water issues in the Republican Basin that face all three states. 

By Russ Pankonin

Johnson Publications

Contributed

Grant Lions (l-r): Ron Patrick, Mike Ochsner, Ken Hightower and Dan Schwartzkopf

A hazardous waste collection day sponsored by the Grant Lions Club was held at the Perkins County Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 25 from 8-9 a.m.

Contributed

First Communion at Mother of Sorrows

On Sunday, March 19, six students received the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist at the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant.

Sports

Russ Pankonin | Johnson Publications

PCS sophomore Caden Waitley took sixth in the high jump and the 800 at the Sutherland Invite last week.

By Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune Sentinel

Contributed 

Fifth place overall finisher, PC’s Josh Johnston putts for a birdie on hole two at the Hershey Invite on April 13. 

By Samantha Goff

Grant Tribune-Sentinel

Perkins County Seniors Miles Lagler and Derek Sis have been chosen to play for the West team at the 39th annual West Nebraska All-Star Football Game. 

Nora Jameson

Wildcat senior Tyler Daniels runs the 4x400 relay at the Sutherland Invite on April 13 where his team placed second with a time of 3:47.401.

by Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune Sentinel

Nora Jameson

Maisie Kennicutt

Eleven teams, including the Wildcats, traveled to Arrowhead Meadows Golf Course on April 13 to participate in the Medicine Valley Golf Tournament.

Russ Pankonin | Johnson Publications

Plainsman Evan Sestak, a freshman, leaps over the bar during the meet at E. Lee Todd Field on April 8. Sestak placed third in the high jump.

Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune-Sentinel

The Grant Tribune-Sentinel

308-352-4311 (Phone)
308-352-4101 (Fax)

PO Box 67
327 Central Ave in Grant
Grant NE 69140