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  • Local pantry in need of supplies quickly

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A thermometer and a microwavable dinner. For some families in Perkins County, that is all they have to rely on for a meal. These families rely on the Perkins County Food Pantry, sponsored by the Perkins County Ministe...
  • Rotary district governor visits Grant

    Nebraska Rotary District Governor for District 5630, Don Peterson of Kearney, stopped by the Grant Rotary Club meeting on July 1 to discus a variety of topics, including the current movement in Rotary in the United States in growing membership. Curren...
  • One vehicle roll-over

    On Tuesday, June 30 the Perkins County Sheriff and Venango Volunteer Fire Department responded to a one vehicle roll-over accident near Venango. A sheriff’s report was not available as of press time....
  • A picture of a lifetime

      Grant resident Janet Huff, front, center in the crowd, and her son, Zac, left of her, were in the right place at the right time during a recent concert at Nebraskaland Days in North Platte. On June 27, Huff and her son stood in the hot sun for two h...
  • Organization ready to help purchase school clothes; applications sought

    Applications can be picked up at the Grant Tribune-Sentinel Office, the food pantry, or any of the churches in Perkins County The organization L2 For Kids is gearing up for another year of helping purchase new school clothes for low-income children in P...
  • Senior Center Menus

    Perkins County Senior Center, GrantJuly 9-15 Thur: Roast beef, carrot, potatoFri: Tuna sandwich, fresh veggies, fresh fruitMon: Chicken broccoli casserole, peas/carrotsTues: Tilapia, mac salad, Calif. blend veggiesWed: Swiss steak, baked potato, corn Mi...
  • PCHS News

    59,000 bricks laid in six days at PCHS In just six days Thompson Masonry laid up 59,000 custom bricks on the new hospital addition at Perkins County Health Services. Joe Hukill, project supervisor for Darland Construction has been using the Omaha comp...
  • Chamber spotlight on parks and rec

    The Perkins County Chamber of Commerce June spotlight was shined on Renee Seiler, parks and recreation director for the City of Grant. Seiler discussed the current ball program and the future of the local swimming pool at the June 18 chamber meeting....
  • Midwest Musings

    An explosive summertime activity By Tim Linscott Managing Editor As a youngster, I, like many a young boy, could not wait for the week before the Fourth of July, because it meant the fireworks stands would be opening and I could save up my allowance to ...
  • From the Pulpit

    The necessity of scripture (Part 2) By Pastor John Goodell New Life Fellowship Picking up where I left off last week, the third Attribute of Scripture – The Necessity of Scripture is defined this way: We need scripture for spiritual life and godliness...
  • Planning & Zoning News

    Plan outlines energy conservation, renewable energy By Dennis Demmel Comprehensive Planning Committee Editor’s Note: The following is one of a series of articles on the highlights of the comprehensive plan of Perkins County, adopted in 2013. The infor...
  • College Notes

    Students recognized at Wesleyan Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the spring semester of the 2014-2015 year. A student must have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 (on a 4.00 scale) for 12 or more hours of course...
  • Area habitat tour reveals importance of pollinators

    Pheasants Forever, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nebraska Environmental Trust hosted a local pollinator habitat tour last Thursday. Thirteen people attended the tour which consisted of brief pr...
  • Locals selected to attend NAYI

    The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) today announced the selection of nearly 190 Nebraska high school juniors and seniors to attend the 44th annual Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) July 6-10 on the University of Nebraska- Lincoln’s E...
  • Cutworm adults found in traps near North Platte

    According to Julie Peterson, Extension Entomologist at the West Central Research and Extension Center, corn is at the 4- to 8- leaf state.Peterson gave her report to the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resrouces (IANR) through the University of Nebra...
  • CELEBRATE JULY 4 IN GRANT

    Perkins County Chamber presents Fourth of July activities at the park:• 7 a.m. Firecracker fun run/walk• 7-8:30 a.m. breakfast• 9 a.m.  3-on-3 basketball• 10 a.m. Water games (swimming pool)• 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch• 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dog wash• N...
  • Stumpf Wheat Center now open

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Let the work begin... The Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center just outside of Grant officially opened on June 23 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and hosted a West Central Water and Crops Field Day to begin t...
  • “Prayer in the Park” new to Fourth of July event

    An additional event is coming to the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July celebration this Saturday. “Prayer at the Park” will be held from 4:30-5 p.m. at the bandshell in the Grant City Park. Music and prayer will highlight the event and...
  • City council approves blight study

    Process of adding housing to Grant continues By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Tax Increment Financing (TIF) can be a confusing issue for some, according to Jeff Ray of JEO Consulting Group in Omaha. Ray has been providing information on TIF and blight ...
  • Memorial given in honor of Ruby Porter

    A memorial gift was given to Westview Retirement Community in memory of Ruby Porter on Saturday, June 27. Ruby’s daughters (Back row: l-r): Gailya Cooper, Pam Seiler, Janni Rahn and Donna Mayer, presented two patio gliders and table for the front area...