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  • Annexation one step away for city

    Final reading Nov. 25 By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Grant City Council is just one step away from annexing four parcels of land and expanding city limits. On Nov. 11 the council held its second reading of the ordinance to annex land into the city...
  • Cold snap construction

    Recent frigid temperatures have made people bundle up and take shelter indoors. However, with several major construction projects going on in and around Grant, the cold weather is just one more aspect to deal with in getting things accomplished. The n...
  • Getting ready for soup, fellowship

    Kendyl (left) and Korene Flaming fill pitchers with ice and water in preparation of the annual Elsie United Methodist Church soup supper and country store. The event featured a variety of soups and desserts with a wide array of country store items, from...
  • Grandson pays visit

    Matthew Hixon, grandson of Virginia Hixon of Grant, and his co-worker Josh, operate cranes professionally. They finished a job near North Platte at Lake Maloney and stopped to visit Virginia on their way back to Denver.  The crane they were driving wei...
  • Local diabetes support group available

    The Health Ministry Committee of the United Methodist Church is sponsoring a support group to help people with diabetes deal with the disease, learn from others and understand some of the problems they may face during the course of the disease. Diabetes i...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Scarlet Chapeau news On Nov. 13, eighteen ladies from Scarlet Chapeau traveled to Lewellen to eat lunch. They feasted on the house specialty; some had one of three different kinds of soups, chili, French onion or pumpkin with a salad, they also had desse...
  • 50 Shades of Me

    Skating memories By Brooke Pankonin Tribune Staff Last Friday we finally made it to Route 61 Roller Dome. The girls had a birthday party elsewhere so Austin and I met my parents at the rink to celebrate his birthday.What an awesome atmosphere! Young and...
  • From the Pulpit

    Thanksgiving miracle By Pastor Ronald Vote We can thank God for the miracle of life! James 1:17, says, “Every good and perfect gift is from above.”What supernatural ability or gift has God given you?Proverbs 3:5, 6: “Trust in the Lord with all thi...
  • Holiday eating tips offered by PCHS

    The holiday season is filled with joy, happiness and a lot of food. Continue your healthy eating habits through this holiday season or start your New Year’s resolution early to eat healthy.You can do it; here are five tips to get you started.1) Limit yo...
  • Campaign urges motorists to buckle up

    Reduce serious injury and fatality crashes, increase visibility and raise awareness during one of the busiest travel holidays are the goals of the Nebraska State Patrol’s participation in the national “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign, Novem...
  • New warning on laundry detergent packets

    Poison centers across the country have seen an increase in calls about pediatric exposure to single-use laundry detergent packets. These colorful little packets of laundry detergent are convenient, but they are very attractive and pose a real risk to smal...
  • 2014 soccer squads

    Members of the Under 14 safety green squad were (Front row, l-r): Jayden Huntsman, Savannah Schmidt, Rylee Huff, Summer Postlewait. Middle row: Aidan McClintock, Carter Krajewski, Tyler Tucker, Dillon Overstreet. Back row: Coach Bob Overstreet, Jessie C...
  • One Act performers putting on “Lockdown” Nov. 23 at high school

    The Perkins County High School One Act program will be putting on a public performance of the play "Lockdown" by Douglas Craven on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. at the high school.Refreshments will be served after the show....
  • Three PCS students win VFW essay contest

      On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, three students at Perkins County Schools were recognized for their achievements in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3755 Voice of Democracy essay contest.The Voice of Democracy essay winners were Jonathan Hanson, first; Ch...
  • Senior of the Month

    Zak Kurkowski, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected as Senior of the Month for November 2014.He is the son of Kelvin and Judy Kurkowski of rural Grant.Throughout his high school career, Zak has been active in academics, activities, sp...
  • Local students’ art selected for exhibit

      Hannah Beck, Samantha Snogren, and Alex Landen-Kirkpatrick were selected by the Art Faculty of Nebraska Wesleyan University to exhibit in ‘The Bridge.’ This exhibit is made up of work by senior high school students entered electronically. Juried...
  • NHS hosts bloodmobile

      Renae Goodwin (left), donor, is assisted to the lunch table by volunteer Lila Konecky at the most recent bloodmobile held at Perkins County High School on Friday, Nov. 7. The drive was hosted by students in National Honor Society....
  • Knott named director of outreach for Mid-Plains Community College

    Gail Knott is the new director of outreach for Mid-Plains Community College. Knott, who has been the Ogallala extended campus coordinator for the past 14 years, will begin work at North Platte Community College on Dec. 1.Knott will oversee operations at t...
  • Scholarship program promotes ag careers

    After a successful pilot in Nebraska this past school year, America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders is now expanding to 40 states, with more than $500,000 worth of scholarships available. Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, the program provides $1,500 college sch...
  • Nebraska crop progress and condition report released

    For the week ending Nov. 16, 2014, unseasonably cold conditions engulfed the state with snow late in the period slowing final harvest activities, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures averaged 15 to 20 degrees be...