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  • Pulpit Reflections

    Christ Jesus has risen By Pastor Mary FullerUnited Methodist Church, Wallace   Light is just beginning to cross the dark skies as the women make their way down the cool dusty roads. In their hands they carry spices that they had prepared that Friday n...
  • Fire district seeks voter approval

    Dear Editor: The Grant Suburban Fire District, along with other political subdivisions in Perkins County, have once again been placed in the position to continue to request a special election of the general public for the purpose of funding the regular fi...
  • Life-saving program needs funding

    Dear Editor: The president has proposed eliminating funding for a life-saving program that places automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in small communities and rural areas.  However, Congress still has an opportunity to save this program.   The Rura...
  • Animal shelter ranks high

    Dear Editor: To friends and clients of the Perkins County Veterinary Hospital, I am writing to let you know how blessed you are to have Dr. Jensen in your community. One of my friends that I work with is getting charged to be in the same room as her cat...
  • “Don’t make a peep....

    ...but we’re about to be put out to pasture.” Just about anything can go through the mail nowadays. Although it’s nothing new, the recent arrival of baby chicks at the Grant Post Office is a reminder that spring has sprung, Easter is right around ...
  • City council approves Grant Municipal Airport expansion

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor In a 3-1 vote, city council approved the construction of a three-bay box hangar at the Grant Municipal Airport during their regular meeting the middle of March. The hangar project will be funded by $402,120 from the FAA, with th...
  • Come join the PCHS Health Fair this weekend

    Friday-Saturday, March 30-31, from 6-10 a.m. at the  Perkins County Health Services Specialty Clinic, 912 Central Avenue in Grant. Free screenings, blood tests, vendors, brochures, free drawing, breakfast. By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County Healt...
  • Kindergarten change now in effect for PCS

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County Schools’ age requirements for kindergarten children has changed and the rule is now in effect. A child who turns five years old on or before July 31 will be admitted to kindergarten in the fall. The previous cu...
  • Kindergarten change now in effect for PCS

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County Schools’ age requirements for kindergarten children has changed and the rule is now in effect. A child who turns five years old on or before July 31 will be admitted to kindergarten in the fall. The previous cu...
  • Easter services announced

    Grant Zion Lutheran Church April 5, 7 p.m. - Maundy Thursday worship service, with Holy Communion April 6, 7 p.m. - Good Friday worship service April 8, 7 a.m. - Easter Sunday Sunrise service with breakfast served following.Grant Evangelical Free Church...
  • Area Farm Credit Services of America customer-owners receive $4.4 million in 2011 cash-back dividends

      Funds will flow through local economy. Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) announced this week that customer-owners in 17 counties in Southwest, NE served by the cooperative’s North Platte Marketplace are receiving checks totaling  $4.4...
  • Chamber awards First Dollar

        Tarra and Richard Terry are presented with a First Dollar plaque from Chamber President Bernie Deaver following the regular business meeting on March 15. The couple recently opened R&T Tire located south of the railroad tracks in the buildin...
  • Grant graduate honored at Colorado college

        By Barbara Baker Northeastern Junior College He may not be a Long Tall  Texan, but he’ll dress up like one if you ask him to. Fact of the matter is, he’s not anything close to a Texan. He’s a Nebraskan. One thing is for certain, Andy Lon...
  • Six Aces holds 80s Night

        Six Aces Roller Rink held an 80s night on Saturday, March 24. Many skaters came dressed in 80s clothes. The night was filled with 80s music and trivia.  Skaters and onlookers alike enjoyed the tunes. Pictured is  deejay Jeff Craig “spinning...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Spicing things up By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Although I have been trying to lay off of the salt and and sodium intake lately, this recipe is one I can’t resist. Chicken being one of my favorite foods, it really has a lot of spicing up to do be...
  • Creative Family Fun

    By Alyson CarlsonArt Instructor 1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3… Red-green-purple-red-green-purple-red-green-purple… Skip-hop-jump-skip-hop-jump-skip-hop-jump… Square-circle-triangle-square-circle-triangle-square-circle-triangle Pattern. A series of things that...
  • What's Up

    Planetary wonder and wander By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Planet...the very name gives indication of what it does. Ancient astronomers recognized that there were “stars” that did not remain fixed in one position. They roamed, or wandered, an...
  • Alcohol and drug education class to be held in April

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” alcohol and drug education class. Two sessions will be held on Monday, April 16, and Tuesday, April 17 from 5:30-9 p.m. MT. Participants must attend bo...
  • Senate candidates to visit Ogallala

    The Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce and the Western Nebraska Citizen’s Caucus are hosting a U.S. Senate Candidate Forum. The event will be held on Sunday, March 25, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, at the Quality Inn Convention Center in Ogallala. The forum ...
  • Every 68 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer’s

    There are more than 37,000 people living with Alzheimer’s in Nebraska. According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s® 2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, the cost to care for a person with dementia is on the rise. “With aging baby boomers...