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Chris and Holly Cornelius of rural Madrid stand in their one-acre hop yard that was planted spring 2017. While the crop takes three years to reach full maturity, it will produce a small harvest this September. 

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Chris and Holly Cornelius of rural Madrid stand in their one-acre hop yard that was planted spring 2017. While the crop takes three years to reach full maturity, it will produce a small harvest this September. 

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Keegan and Emme Sims, children of Sam and Breanne Sims, are the proud new owners and operators of Keegan’s ArKade on Central Avenue in Grant. 

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The farmers’ market in downtown Grant features an abundance of items, including fresh veggies such as these.

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For the first time in at least half a century, the three village boards in Perkins County all have contested races. 

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The farmers’ market in downtown Grant features an abundance of items, including fresh veggies such as these.

Two decades ago, Kris Long was instrumental in organizing the farmers’ market held in downtown Grant. 

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A semitruck hauling wheat became jackknifed after the driver made a sudden, sharp turn onto Road 316 from Highway 23.

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Children of Josh and Shelby Day, (l-r): Morgan, Molly and Maverick Day, raised $62 for the aquatic center on July 31 by selling lemonade on Central Avenue in Grant. 

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The 4-H Clovers provided Grant Rotarians with some Bingo entertainment after presenting the program at the Aug. 8 Rotary meeting.

Parents, grandparents or any adults responsible for transporting young children, need to be aware of the new child passenger safety law that becomes effective on Nebraska roadways on Jan. 1, 2019.

Sports

Small game, particularly squirrel, is a great way to introduce youth or novices to hunting. Skills, equipment and licensing are more basic than other types of hunting.

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In attendance at Mike Trader’s basketball camp were (front row, l-r): Jackson Wykert, Madison Potts, Deon Lyle, Kyson Dilsaver and Ryan Long.

1968 Tribune photos

Fifty years ago, the Plainsmen claimed the 1968 Class C Boys State Basketball Championship by defeating Elkhorn St. John, 67-60.

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Charles Johnson played for the West team in the Sertoma Eight-Man All-Star Classic at Hastings College Saturday, June 16.

1968 PC High School Yearbook

The 1968 Nebraska State Basketball Champions included (l-r): Jim Armbruster, student manager; Mike Frerichs, Marvin Tickle, Paul Shellabarger, Larry Stohler, Robert Gloy, Gregg Chrisman, Larry Todd, John Long, John Mathes, Steve Aten, Gary Erlewine, student manager; and Coaches Dick Thurin and Larry Pritchett in front.

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Junior golfers include (front row, l-r): Ben Skeels, Brock Tines, Cade Kroeker, Brecken Uehling and Charis Goodell. Back row: Ella Uehling, Myles Bishop, Elijah Goodell and Daniel Hartman.

Pheasant Run Golf Course in Grant held a junior golf camp June 4-6. The 12 golfers, ages 7-12, received instruction on putting, chipping and short irons. 

School

Nebraska’s most talented high school musicians and vocalists will be featured in two upcoming television specials on NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations.

Perkins County High School graduate, Charles Johnson, recently received a $1000 Chevy Trucks Harchelroad Motors scholarship from the National FFA Organization.

Wallace students will return to school on Thursday, Aug. 16 at 8 a.m. CT. 

Ag & Business

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Chris and Holly Cornelius of rural Madrid stand in their one-acre hop yard that was planted spring 2017. While the crop takes three years to reach full maturity, it will produce a small harvest this September. 

When Chris and Holly Cornelius of rural Madrid started building the structure for their one-acre hop yard last year, there was wide speculation of what they were up to. 

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Keegan and Emme Sims, children of Sam and Breanne Sims, are the proud new owners and operators of Keegan’s ArKade on Central Avenue in Grant. 

There’s a new hangout in Grant, and kids of all ages can enjoy the fun at Keegan’s ArKade. 

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Employees at Aurora Cooperative came together on Friday, July 27 to celebrate the retirement of Kurt Payne.

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