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Students present on Tuesday, Sept. 19 for rehearsal of “The Adventures of Captain Starblaster” included (front row, l-r): Valerie Perez, Chris Terry, Kenyon Gaar, Nathan Kemling, Alissa Overstreet, Laura Dreiling, Jaci Kurkowski, Karen Ruiz, Haven Wid, Kyla Brueggeman and Zach Malmkar (crew). Back row: Sam McArtor, Matt Wendell, Miah Long, Rylee Huff, Savannah Schmitt, Kayla Wid, Jarin Tines, Jessie Craig, Jacob Woodmancy and Brandon Knoles. Not pictured: Beau Wood and Hannah Kempf, as well as crew members Matt Aerni and Austin Seiler.

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Swarms of Painted lady butterflies have made a lengthy stop in the Grant area throughout the last week, and have been seen in some instances, by the hundreds. 

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Students present on Tuesday, Sept. 19 for rehearsal of “The Adventures of Captain Starblaster” included (front row, l-r): Valerie Perez, Chris Terry, Kenyon Gaar, Nathan Kemling, Alissa Overstreet, Laura Dreiling, Jaci Kurkowski, Karen Ruiz, Haven Wid, Kyla Brueggeman and Zach Malmkar (crew). Back row: Sam McArtor, Matt Wendell, Miah Long, Rylee Huff, Savannah Schmitt, Kayla Wid, Jarin Tines, Jessie Craig, Jacob Woodmancy and Brandon Knoles. Not pictured: Beau Wood and Hannah Kempf, as well as crew members Matt Aerni and Austin Seiler.

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Connie Washa of Grant speaks with retired Nebraska Astronaut Clayton Anderson about her uncle who worked in the space program when it first began.

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LaRae Day stands amongst her variety of merchandise in her store Cotton Empire, which is now located at 110 E. Third St. in Grant. 

Local News

Mayor Mike Wyatt presided over the Grant City Council meeting on Sept. 12 after an extended absence.

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Swarms of Painted lady butterflies have made a lengthy stop in the Grant area throughout the last week, and have been seen in some instances, by the hundreds. 

(AP)—Several Nebraska cities are seeing an abundance of butterflies.

“It’s a bloom of butterflies,” said Jonathan Larson, entomologist with Nebraska Extension in Omaha.

Quality first responder training is essential in establishing the communication network needed to effectively manage an emergency situation. 

Homecoming Special: The Grant Tribune-Sentinel is having a BOGO special on Plainsmen water bottles this week. See ad on page 3 for details. 

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Connie Washa of Grant speaks with retired Nebraska Astronaut Clayton Anderson about her uncle who worked in the space program when it first began.

Retired Nebraska Astronaut Clayton Anderson was in Ogallala on Sept. 13 to speak to students and host a book signing. 

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Asking for nothing but a canned food item from the community, the Thrivent Financial group held a lunch on Sunday, Aug.

Sports

Tandy Overstreet 
Plainsmen quarterback Charlie Johnson looks for an open receiver as he breaks away from the line during the game at Haenfler field on Friday, Sept. 15.

Last year, the Perkins County Plainsmen played the spoiler, handing the Sedgwick County Cougars their first loss in 16 starts.

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Jaden Dietlein (left) and Caden Waitley run side by side towards the start of the McCook race on Thursday, Sept. 14.

The heat made for an interesting cross country meet at McCook on Sept. 14, where the PC boys came home with a fourth place finish. 

The Perkins County Lady Plainsmen volleyball team played five games on the road last week.

After a two week break, the Plainsmen girls golfers headed to Gothenburg to compete at the Wild Horse Golf Club against 66 players from 14 other schools. 

Nora Jameson

Wallace Wildcat Peyton Messersmith fights a battle at the net with Sutherland’s Payton Hoatson. Sutherland defeated Wallace in three sets on Tuesday, Sept.

I think this past weekend I saw a really good football game and a really bad football game and my favorite teams lost both games! 

School

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Students present on Tuesday, Sept. 19 for rehearsal of “The Adventures of Captain Starblaster” included (front row, l-r): Valerie Perez, Chris Terry, Kenyon Gaar, Nathan Kemling, Alissa Overstreet, Laura Dreiling, Jaci Kurkowski, Karen Ruiz, Haven Wid, Kyla Brueggeman and Zach Malmkar (crew). Back row: Sam McArtor, Matt Wendell, Miah Long, Rylee Huff, Savannah Schmitt, Kayla Wid, Jarin Tines, Jessie Craig, Jacob Woodmancy and Brandon Knoles. Not pictured: Beau Wood and Hannah Kempf, as well as crew members Matt Aerni and Austin Seiler.

The community is invited to see the school musical, “The Adventures of Captain Starblaster” at Perkins County High School on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 24 at 4 p.m.

Contributed
Jasmine attends the FCCLA Fall Leadership Workshop in Kearney.

Jasmine Schulze from Perkins County High School FCCLA recently attended the Nebraska Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Fall Leadership Workshop.

Frenchman Valley Coop, along with CoBank, has donated $10,000 to the Nebraska FFA Foundation to support local FFA programming.

Ag & Business

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LaRae Day stands amongst her variety of merchandise in her store Cotton Empire, which is now located at 110 E. Third St. in Grant. 

Cotton Empire has relocated and is open for business at it’s new location, 110 E. Third St. in Grant. 

In 2020, more than 9,000 idled irrigation acres in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District will come out of the USDA’s Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program retirement program. 

Brent Robertson of Elsie was recently re-elected chairman of the Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB). He served the position during fiscal year 2016-2017.

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