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Memorial Day services scheduled

By Kara Cosentino Grant Tribune-Sentinel Services for Memorial Day have been set on Monday, May 30 in communities throughout the region to pay tribute to Americans who have fallen in battle. Grant The annual Memorial Day service is scheduled at 10 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery. The service is by Legion...

Pool to open Memorial Day

by Kara Cosentino Grant Tribune-Sentinel As of now, Renee Seiler, director of Parks and Recreation for the city of Grant, is hoping to open the pool on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. “The month of May has a crazy sense of humor and we never know what to expect. It could be 90 degrees and sunny tha...

City-wide garage sales June 4

By Kara Cosentino Grant Tribune-Sentinel The city-wide garage sale will take place on Saturday, June 4 starting at 8 a.m. Dawnya Dreiling, treasurer of the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce, said the annual community staple is shaping up to be a big event. Dreiling said, “This year that will be...

Perkins County High School drug testing a step closer

By Russ Pankonin Grant Tribune-Sentinel Random drug testing for Perkins County High School students involved in sports and other extracurricular activities moved a step closer at last week’s school board meeting May 16. The board and administration discussed the issue at length during the April ...

Dreiling receives state firemanship award

Dreiling receives state firemanship award

Rick Dreiling, senior fire captain of the Grant Volunteer Fire Department (GVFD), was awarded one of the 2016 Outstanding Firemanship Awards during the opening ceremonies of the annual Nebraska State Fire School Friday, May 20. Rick is in his 16th year of membership in a fire department. He se...

Appel Crop Consulting, Inc. in this month’s Perkins County Chamber Spotlight

Appel Crop Consulting, Inc. in this month’s Perkins County Chamber Spotlight

By Brooke Pankonin Grant Tribune-Sentinel Appel Crop Consulting, Inc. was featured as this month’s Chamber Spotlight at the May 19 Perkins County Chamber meeting. The business opened in the fall of 1990, receiving their First Dollar from the Grant Chamber of Commerce on Oct 28, 1990. They i...

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In Brief

Tribune Closed: The Tribune will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. The deadline for ads and news will be this Friday, May 27 at noon. Have a safe and happy Memorial Day! Thank you to those who have served and are serving our nation.

Poppy Day: Poppy Day in Grant will be held Friday, May 27. For more information, see article on page 5.  

Westview Picnic: The public is invited to a Memorial weekend picnic on Saturday, May 28 at noon at Westview. Please bring a side dish or dessert. For more information, see ad on page 5.

BRAN 36: The BRAN (Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska) will kick off in Grant with events on Saturday, June 4. For more information, see ad on page 3 and next week’s issue.

Sport Camps: There will be football and basketball camps in Grant June 13-16. See ad on page 6 for more information.

SCIP Services: The Sandhills Crisis Intervention Program (SCIP) is seeing new and current clients at the Perkins County Courthouse on Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. For more information, see next week’s issue or contact Kelli Smith at 308-284-8477 or ksmith@scipogalllala.com to make an appointment.

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PCSO participating in Click It or Ticket campaign

From May 23 to June 5, the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office is participating in the national Click It or Ticket campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use. This enforcement period...

Birthdays celebrated at Elsie

Four reach gallon marks at Elsie/Madrid blood drive

The Elsie/Madrid blood drive that was held Friday, May 6 had a decent turnout considering many donors were busy with corn planting and branding. Pinnacle Bank sponsored the meal and cookies. Donors...

Lake Ogallala/ McConaughy meeting to be held June 1

A public informational meeting will be held Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Quality Inn, 201 Chuckwagon Rd., Ogallala, regarding the Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Master Plan,...

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Three Wildcats bring state medals home

By Russ Pankonin Grant Tribune-Sentinel Wallace seniors Joshua May and Tanner Clough and freshman Micah Swedberg all came home with medals for the state track meet in Omaha last week. May qualified in...

PC 1600 meter relay team ninth at state

By Russ Pankonin Grant Tribune-Sentinel Perkins County’s 1600 meter relay fell one place short of bringing home a medal from the state track meet in Omaha last weekend. In the final event of the meet,...

Plainsman golfers playing at state championship

By Russ Pankonin Grant Tribune-Sentinel Perkins County’s Plainsman golfers trekked to Kearney this week to play in the Class C state golf tournament held at Kearney Country Club. The Plainsmen finished...

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  Swedberg honored at graduation Lane Swedberg, a recent Chadron State College graduate, had the privilege of being one of the students chosen to speak during the graduation ceremony. He was also...

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NDOR launches “Friday Safety Message” campaign

To kick off the summer travel season, the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR), in partnership with the Nebraska State Patrol has announced plans to launch the “Friday Safety Message” campaign beginning...

The Hall of Fame Commission wants to hear from you

Capitol View J.L. Schmidt The Nebraska Hall of Fame Commission is looking for the names of a few good residents who have made a significant impact on the lives of others and have put the state on the...

Turn potential into results with hard work this summer

Pitching with Pritch Larry Pritchett The Nebraska State Track Meet was held last weekend and there was rain. Different year but almost the same weather conditions in the state.  My dad used to tell...

Remembering the fallen

Note From Washington Deb Fischer - U.S. Senator This Memorial Day, citizens across Nebraska will gather to pay tribute to the brave men and women who died fighting for our country. Solemn ceremonies...

More than 38 million Americans to travel this Memorial Day weekend

AAA projects more than 38 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend. That is the second-highest Memorial Day travel volume on record and the most since 2005. The following are “fast facts”...