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  • Tree Talk

    Take care of branches before more damage occurs By Shari Friedel Grant Tree Board The recent wind caused a bit of tree damage in Grant, and is a reminder that now is a good time to assess your trees for branches that need to be trimmed.The best time to ...
  • New band teacher hired at PCS

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor In preparation of the new school year, the Perkins County Superintendent Phillip Picquet is moving some school positions around and a new band teacher has been hired. District Technology Coordinator Michelle Evans resigne...
  • College Notes

    Harms earns degree from SCC Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released the names of students who earned degrees, diplomas or certificates during graduation exercises following the 2015 Spring Quarter.Ceremonies were held on the Beatrice, Linco...
  • Chamber First Dollar awarded

      Bernie Deaver of Ag-Logix was awarded a First Dollar from the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce on July 16. Those in attendance were (Front row, l-r): Brooke Pankonin, Ashleigh Noyes, Amy Leibbrandt, Jessie Faber, Missy Deaver, Bernie Deaver, Jamie...
  • URNRD to study flood water diversions

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Flooding on the South Platte River two of the last three years has generated renewed interest in the feasibility of transferring some of that excess water into the Republican River Basin. That renewed interest pr...
  • Livestock judging team finishes third in state

      The Perkins County 4-H Livestock Judging team completed its season with a third place finish, out of 21 total teams, at the 2015 Nebraska 4-H PASE (Premier Animal Science Event), June 30 in Lincoln. Tanner Burge earned High Point individual honors i...
  • Chamber spotlight on Regier Equipment

      Ron Regier of Regier Equipment of Madrid was the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce spotlight business for July. Regier discussed at the July 16 chamber meeting his 34 years of selling equipment and being a dealership for many different product line...
  • Quick response saves wheat field

      Grant Volunteer Fire Department personnel responded to a fire in a wheat field five miles north and four-and-a-half miles east of Grant on July 13. According to GVFD Chief Don Softley, quick action by the wheat crew put the fire out quickly. The pro...
  • Ag clinic coming to area

    One-on-one, confidential Farm Finance Clinics are held across the state each month. An experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor will be available to address farm and ranch issues related to financial planning, estate and transition planning,...
  • Grazing conference set for Aug. 11-12

    Experts will discuss topics related to grazing animals and stewardship of grazing lands during the 15th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference at the Kearney Ramada Inn, 301 2nd Ave., Aug. 11-12.Presenters from agricultural production, universities and govern...
  • Corn meeting in Madrid

    of Watts/Guerra of San Antonia, Texas, conducted a meeting in Madrid on July 16 at the Little Country Kitchen. The meeting was to answer questions for area producers on the potential lawsuit against Syngenta involving corn farmers across the nation. Th...
  • Citizen confused by city’s choice in Keno recipient

    Dear Editor: I am a little bit confused why the Perkins County School Board thinks the city should use Keno money to help them with their parking lot. I think I heard them say that $300,000 was a minor expense so we could have a fancy gym.         ...
  • Staff changes coming to Tribune-Sentinel

    by Lori PankoninCo-Publisher Staff changes at the Grant Tribune-Sentinel moved into full gear with the recent resignations of News Editor Tim Linscott and 20-year employee Shari Friedel. “It’s always a concern to take enough time to get the right...
  • HomeTown is fourth at tournament

    On July 3 at Hershey the HomeTown Agency Pony Boys squad was fourth in the league tournament. Team members were (Front row, l-r): Lane Nolt, Mason Toner, Jackson Wykert, Kyson Dilsaver, Landon Noyes. Middle row: Will Long, Oscar Boldt, Dawson Tjaden, Ma...
  • Grant Pony girls finish third

    The Quality Diesel Girls Pony softball team finished third at the Tri-County League tournament in Wallace on July 2. As the sixth seed, the team defeated the third seed, Wallace, in the opening round, lost to Imperial in the semi-finals and then defeate...
  • Wallace wins Tri-County League

    On June 20 Wallace Junior softball team won the Tri-County League tournament held in Paxton. The team ended the season undefeated. The team includes (Front row, l-r): Coach Ben Widener, Mia Long, Emily Kennicutt, Natalie Marquardt, Hannah Fisher and Coa...
  • Wheat harvest begins

    Miles Lagler, 16, of Grant was hard at work Monday afternoon cutting wheat on his family’s farm northwest of Grant. He wasn’t alone as many farmers in the county started harvest on or a little after July 6. Average weights and moisture were similar ...
  • Safes removed from courthouse

      By Becky UehlingStaff Writer The Perkins County Treasurer’s office at the courthouse in Grant has two fewer safes thanks to the help of Ken’s Construction. Taking advantage of the window replacement project going on now at the courthouse, the...
  • European music trip makes memories

    Sixteen days in June provided the opportunity of a lifetime for 249 Nebraska Ambassadors of Music, which included 28 staff, 176 students and 45 adults, touring seven European countries. Four Perkins and Keith County students, Josie Osler, Amanda Reiche...
  • Twists and turns in life never stop

    By Tim Linscott Life has a strange way of twisting and turning you around. Almost two years ago I arrived in Grant with the mission to improve an already stellar paper and I hope, in a small way, I have accomplished my mission. Life takes you in new twis...