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Micah Swedberg receives his Class D gold medal in the 400 at the NSAA State Track and Field Championships. 

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Eagle Scout Jarin Tines stands by the dog park in front of the Perkins County Animal Shelter that he completed for his Eagle Scout project. 

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Sergeant First Class Jimmy Novak set off on foot in the rain Monday morning for Imperial. 

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Jaden Dietlein celebrates his fourth-place win and new school record as he crosses the finish line of the 3200 with a time of 10:24.80. 

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Eagle Scout Jarin Tines stands by the dog park in front of the Perkins County Animal Shelter that he completed for his Eagle Scout project. 

Grant Mayor Lisa Schmitt dedicated the dog park at Perkins County Animal Shelter on Wednesday, May 15, an Eagle Scout project completed by Jarin Tines. 

Services for Memorial Day have been set for Monday, May 27 in communities throughout the region to pay tribute to Americans who have fallen in battle.

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Sergeant First Class Jimmy Novak set off on foot in the rain Monday morning for Imperial. 

Sergeant First Class Jimmy Novak, 42, arrived in Grant on Sunday, May 19 on his walk across America to raise awareness for veterans’ PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) and suicide.

Grant Municipal Pool will open a day earlier this year than it has in the past.

A Universe of Stories, Hastings Memorial Library’s summer reading program, will kick off Thursday, May 30 at Route 61 Roller with a skating party form 5-7 p.m.  

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Junior Golf Day was held at Pheasant Run Golf Club on Friday, May 17 with 23 golfers attending.

Sports

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Micah Swedberg receives his Class D gold medal in the 400 at the NSAA State Track and Field Championships. 

Wallace Senior Micah Swedberg claimed the Class D State Championship in the 400 meter dash at NSAA State Track and Field Championships in Omaha this past weekend. 

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Jaden Dietlein celebrates his fourth-place win and new school record as he crosses the finish line of the 3200 with a time of 10:24.80. 

Perkins County came home from the NSAA State Track and Field Championships in Omaha with some well-earned hardware. 

Congratulations to the 2019 PCS boys and girls track squads and their coaches for a very competitive season.  The boys ended up ninth in Class D scoring 19 points at Omaha Burke track this past wee

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A photo-finish ended the D-8 District Meet in Grant with Caden Waitley of PC beating Paxton’s Mason Schimonitz by 0.04 seconds in the final leg of the 1600 relay. The team and crowd eagerly awaited the times to appear to reveal the winner. 

The PC boys were named D-8 District Champions at the district meet held in Grant on Friday, May 10. 

Earning 102 points, the team came in 25 points ahead of second-place team Brady. 

Wallace competed in the D-8 District Track Meet in Grant on Friday, May 10. 

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Wallace eighth graders, Trey Robertson (left) and Kyler Flaming, competed in the Nebraska Junior High State Track Meet on Saturday, May 11 in Gothenburg.

School

Perkins County School board approved the resignation of two teachers at their May 13 meeting. 

Jessica Klingelhoefer, Kadie Hanson and Sydney Wilson, all of Grant, earned a place on the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester at  the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Three from Perkins County were among 631 to receive graduate and undergraduate degrees for 631 from the University of Nebraska at Kearney on Friday, May 3.

Ag & Business

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Dayle McDermitt (right) with UNL’s Water for Food Institute gets an Eddy Covariance System in Perkins County up with the help of Dwain Curtis, who works for the URNRD. 

New water-usage tools for irrigators in the Upper Republican NRD will be improved under a joint project with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Chamber President Michelle Ross (left) presents Tawna Holmstedt of The Law Offices of Kevin O’Donnell with the traveling trophy in recognition of being the Chamber Business Spotlight.

Tawna Holmstedt of the Law Offices of R. Kevin O’Donnell represented the law firm at the May 16 Chamber Meeting, and spoke on their behalf. 

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Samantha and Charlie Goff are the new owners of the Plumbing Guys and are ready to serve Perkins County and the surrounding areas.

A familiar business in Grant is taking on a new chapter that begins with new ownership. 

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