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  • Building rush in county

      There is more than one major construction project going on currently in Perkins County with progress being made on them all. Above, it may not look like the artist’s rendition just yet, but the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center is begin...
  • Write-in candidates to decide three village board seats

    By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor For the second time in six years the Village of Elsie is in a quandary when it comes to finding members to fill out the village board. After the Aug. 1 deadline for incumbents to file for village boards neither of the tw...
  • City wins project of the year

      By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Always striving to be ahead of the game, the City of Grant Administrator Dana Harris, city employees, the mayor and council received a prestigious honor on June 18 at the annual membership meeting of the West Centra...
  • Jon Forney receives 45 year coaching award

    by Kylie HansonTribune-Sentinel Intern Jon Forney received the 45-year coaching award on July 20 at the Nebraska Coach’s Association awards banquet. Forney has coached around 1,100 events in basketball, track, and football. His first year was in Cedar ...
  • Capturing the moment

      Artist Lance Wurst talks with Kay Cheney about his art during an open house for Wurst at Meadowlark Gallery in downtown Grant on Sunday, Aug. 10. Right: Wurst had many paintings showing everyday life, from a sailboat to hot rod cars to people in the...
  • Perkins County’s judges receive high marks

    By Jan RahnTribune StaffPoll results evaluating the state’s judges were recently released by the Nebraska State Bar Association. Judges who serve on the bench in the Perkins County Courtroom were among those evaluated by lawyers. Judges serving Perkins ...
  • Youth volunteer at Wesview

      On Tuesday, Aug. 5, Brandie Ross, Spencer Ross, Michael Beck and Deitrik Brueggeman came to Westview Retirement Community to “spruce” up the glider benches in the outside entry way. They dedicated their time and effort to volunteer at Westview a...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Kuskie family holds reunion The Kuskie family celebrated its annual reunion at the fellowship hall at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant on Sunday, Aug. 10. Sixteen people attended the reunion, including Karen Romer of Bennett, Colo.; her grandson Craig Romer...
  • Four generations gather

    Descendents of Great-grandma Marge Bruce include baby Emily Featherngill, Emily’s mother Katie Featherngill and Grandpa Bill Gartner. (Contributed photo)...
  • Get free DEET wipes at Chase County Fair

    Free DEET wipes will be handed out during the Chase County Fair Expo as a courtesy of the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department. Fair attendees are reminded that mosquitos in Chase County have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.   The free DE...
  • From the Pulpit

    Changed by God Rev. Linda Battello Jacob was one of Isaac’s twin sons. He tricked his brother, Esau, out of his inheritance and left the country for fear of what his brother would do. He made a life for himself and created a family. God looked at Jaco...
  • What’s Up?

    Things are changing in the night sky Vernon Whetstone One difficult thing about writing a weekly newspaper column is I have to write well before an event takes place so I often don’t know what really happened on any particular day.I am thinking about ...
  • Money saving tips for college students

    As summer winds down, incoming freshmen are getting ready for their first year of college. In addition to picking a major and registering for classes, many are preparing to live on their own for the first time. It’s exciting – but can be expensive too...
  • Five rules every teen driver should follow

    If you’re feeling nervous about handing the car keys to your teenager for the first time, you’re not alone. It’s a common sentiment given some sobering statistics. According to teendriversource.org, 20 percent of all 16-year-old drivers will be invo...
  • Healthy lunch and snack ideas for back to school

    If schools and parents received report cards on the lunches they're serving kids, most wouldn't receive a passing score. Many lunches, whether served at school or brought from home, are made with bleached flour, artificial sweeteners, food coloring, high-...
  • Take Charge America educates parents on back-to-school spending

    The National Retail Foundation expects consumers to spend about $74.9 billion this year to send their children and college students back to school, up 12 percent since 2013.Mike Sullivan of Take Charge America, a nonprofit credit counseling agency, offers...
  • SNAP crucial in rural and small town America

    Today, the Center for Rural Affairs released a report examining the importance of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in rural and small town America. Despite the stereotype that SNAP primarily serves urban minority populations, the ...
  • Open house tonight

    Elementary students and their parents are invited to an open house at Perkins County Elementary in Grant. They are invited to• tour the school• find classrooms• meet the teachersThursday, Aug. 14, 5-7 p.m....
  • Fall term classes begin Monday, Aug. 25, at all MPCC locations

    It should be noted that daytime classes at the main campuses in McCook and North Platte will not take place on Aug. 25 due to New Student Orientation, however evening classes that begin at 5 p.m. or later will take place as scheduled.Printed copies of the...
  • Deaver launches new venture

    By Tim LinscottManaging EditorBernie Deaver of Grant is never one to sit idle.The former owner of Deaver Computer Service in downtown Grant has moved on to a new venture, owning and operating Ag-Logix.Ag-Logix has acquired an exclusive six county distribu...