Now that there’s some snow and moisture on the ground, Galen Tickle was doing a controlled burn at his farm several miles south of Grant Monday when his loader tractor slipped over the edge of the pit as he was dumping things in. Normally, Tickle would just use the loader to maneuver his way back out. But this time, the frozen ground didn’t allow him to get any traction on the back wheels. Quick response from the Grant Volunteer Fire Department kept damage to a minimum with Tickle being able to start and run the tractor after the fire was extinguished.
More than 184,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Nebraska to Phase 1A individuals, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.
Della Weber and her family received a heartwarming surprise after the South Platte vs. Bayard basketball game Friday night, Jan.
Wednesday, Feb. 3
• 8 a.m. - Freshman field trip to NTC, Curtis
• Noon - Rotary meeting, PC Senior Center
Thursday, Feb. 4