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The 2019 Perkins County Swim Team includes (front row, l-r): Olivia Jehorek, Jordyn Tjaden, Jayleigh Palu, Victor Dunn, Brooklynn Lampmann, Emelyn Bishop, Hayden Fanning, Emelia Hill and Lila Hill. Middle row: Payton Jehorek, Carmi Regier, Haley Dunn, Allyssa Kepler, Maddison Kepler, Luke Minster, Porter Tjaden, Mason Minster, Grant Gloy, Mya Deaver and Hannah Bishop. Back row: Jadynn Jehorek, Angela Gloy (coach), Kim Bishop, Maggie Fisher, Madelyn Ingold, Cole Rogge, Taylor Hubl, Eli Gaston, Jacqueline Gloy, Lexie Fisher, Hanna Colglazier and Coach Ciara Lampmann. Not Pictured: Savannah Miller, Emily Wilson and Brenna Colglazier.

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The 2019 Perkins County Swim Team includes (front row, l-r): Olivia Jehorek, Jordyn Tjaden, Jayleigh Palu, Victor Dunn, Brooklynn Lampmann, Emelyn Bishop, Hayden Fanning, Emelia Hill and Lila Hill. Middle row: Payton Jehorek, Carmi Regier, Haley Dunn, Allyssa Kepler, Maddison Kepler, Luke Minster, Porter Tjaden, Mason Minster, Grant Gloy, Mya Deaver and Hannah Bishop. Back row: Jadynn Jehorek, Angela Gloy (coach), Kim Bishop, Maggie Fisher, Madelyn Ingold, Cole Rogge, Taylor Hubl, Eli Gaston, Jacqueline Gloy, Lexie Fisher, Hanna Colglazier and Coach Ciara Lampmann. Not Pictured: Savannah Miller, Emily Wilson and Brenna Colglazier.

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Weekly programs for a Universe of Stories, Hastings Memorial Library’s summer reading program, began last week. Library Director Robin Quinn said 178 have signed up for the program.

The City of Grant, in partnership with its wholesale electric power supplier, the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska, is offering four energy efficiency programs with the goal of saving local util

The Perkins County Senior Center has received a challenge grant from the Immanuel Vision Foundation of Omaha to reopen the Venango meal site. 

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Leon Kumor of Grant stands in front of the Ford Tri-Motor at the Fly the Ford national tour sponsored the Southwest Nebraska chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA).

School might be out, but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop.

David Burkhalter of Elsie was one of 10 anglers who took home outdoor prizes in the first round of prize drawings for the Take ’em Fishing challenge, sponsored by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commis

Sports

School is out and now it is time for the work to begin.

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The 2019 Perkins County Swim Team includes (front row, l-r): Olivia Jehorek, Jordyn Tjaden, Jayleigh Palu, Victor Dunn, Brooklynn Lampmann, Emelyn Bishop, Hayden Fanning, Emelia Hill and Lila Hill. Middle row: Payton Jehorek, Carmi Regier, Haley Dunn, Allyssa Kepler, Maddison Kepler, Luke Minster, Porter Tjaden, Mason Minster, Grant Gloy, Mya Deaver and Hannah Bishop. Back row: Jadynn Jehorek, Angela Gloy (coach), Kim Bishop, Maggie Fisher, Madelyn Ingold, Cole Rogge, Taylor Hubl, Eli Gaston, Jacqueline Gloy, Lexie Fisher, Hanna Colglazier and Coach Ciara Lampmann. Not Pictured: Savannah Miller, Emily Wilson and Brenna Colglazier.

Grant swim meet results

Emelyn Bishop: 25 breaststroke, second; 25 short free, fifth; 100 free relay, first.

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Recent PC grad Spencer Ross played on the Black team at the Mid-Plains Community College All-Star Game in North Platte on Saturday, June 8.

Perkins County graduated senior Spencer Ross is among 19 other area players picked to compete in this Saturday’s Mid-Plains Area All Star Basketball Game in North Platte.

This year’s NBA finals are missing a familiar figure, LeBron James. James is missing playing in the finals for the first time since 2010. 

I sometimes wonder if I knew back in the 60s what I know now from being a head coach for 29 years, an assistant for four years and an athletic director for 25 years or so, if I would do it all over

School

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Zak Kurkowski drives the A-Team tractor in the International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition that earned the team first.

Zak Kurkowski, a 2015 PC grad, served as a co-captain of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln quarter-scale tractor A-Team that took top honors at the International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Desi

Ten area students attended Cornhusker Boys’ and Girls’ State this past week.

Boys’ state 

The Wallace School District has announced their 2018-19 honor roll recipients for Wallace Junior and Senior High Honor Roll for Fourth Quarter: 

All A Honor Roll

Ag & Business

While I know you are all extremely busy, please take a couple of minutes to review this article for some upcoming deadlines and other important information.

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Gerald Kent and W.H. “Bill” Adams prepare a load of poles at Adams Lumber in Grant.

Boasting a rich family history, Adams Lumber Company will turn 100 years old on June 5.

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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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