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  • Pulpit Reflections

    Does God hate? By Pastor Russ GaarEvangelical Free Church, Grant Here is a question for you:  Does God hate? Perhaps one of the most well-known truths from the Bible is that “God is love,” from 1 John 4:8. How can a loving God hate?  In Proverbs ...
  • Cogitation

    The spoon trick By Jo McCormick Madrid Resident Did you have a good “cry” back there in late May, while you waited for me to return—I  sure had a good “cry.”  So here we go.     Mommy and Daddy gave me this thing called a spoon so I can l...
  • What’s Up?

    Look for the celestial swan By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer One of the grandest constellations in the northern night sky is Cygnus, the Swan, also known as the Northern Cross. From the third magnitude double-star Albireo at the beak, to the brilli...
  • Grilling tips for summer

    No matter what you are grilling this summer, be safe and use these tips to have great cookouts. Use proper temperatures/cooking times: • Poultry: at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit. • Ground pork or beef: 160 degrees Fahrenheit. • Beef, veal and lamb s...
  • Miss Rodeo Ak-Sar-Ben accepting applications

    Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Rodeo and Stock Show is in search of its 2015 Miss Rodeo Ak-Sar-Ben. This year’s contest will take place on Sunday, Aug., 3, at the Sarpy County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Neb. during the Sarpy County Fair. Entry forms can be...
  • College Notes

    Area students on UNL lists The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its Deans’ Lists and Honor Roll for the spring semester of the 2013-14 academic year. Those named included the following area students: Nick Turner, Grant, College of Business ...
  • Children completing reading program can win scholarship

    Nebraska’s 529 College Savings Plans (NEST), First National Bank of Omaha, Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg and the Nebraska Library Commission announced the NEST Read to Win $529d rawing as part of library summer reading programs across the state....
  • Wallace honor roll announced

    Wallace School announces students making the honor roll for the second semester of the 2013-2014 school year.All A Honor Roll Seniors: Paige Aylward, Sara Hubbard, Alexandria Lundvall, Jaclyn Nelson, Landon Swedberg. Juniors: Christina Daniels, Emma Frank...
  • Johnson attends 2014 Shrine Bowl

      By Kylie HansonTribune Sentinel Intern Tim Johnson, an incoming freshman at University of Nebraska-Kearney, was selected to attend the Shrine Bowl in Kearney during the week of June 2, playing for the South squad. Johnson graduated from Perkins Co...
  • FSA Scoop

    Signups, deadlines announced By Teri MossCounty Executive Director Signup for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) began on April 15. Perkins County producers may be eligible for payments on pasture, small grain, and other grazed forages based u...
  • UNL report: ‘It is time to act’ on livestock industry

    LINCOLN—Nebraska’s uniquely intertwined agricultural economy, although still the engine of the state’s economy, may not be operating to its full potential, says a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln report that outlines the potential impact of severa...
  • City begins looking forward

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor There is a lot of work to be done yet in order to meet the housing needs in Grant, however, the Grant City Council and Mayor Mike Wyatt have begun looking to the horizon. Wyatt addressed the housing issue with the council at...
  • Roberts new sales rep for Tribune-Sentinel

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Grant native Arielle Roberts is the new sales representative for the Grant Tribune-Sentinel. Roberts began her duties this week and will be selling advertising, promotions and promotional items. “Arielle will be handling...
  • Noyes family’s summer pastime is at the track

      By Jan RahnTribune Staff The Noyes family of Grant won’t have any trouble deciding what to do with spare time this summer—the family enjoys their time together at the race track. Jason Noyes and wife, Ashleigh, attend as many as they can with ...
  • Moving day

      Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman (center) helps direct traffic as the home that once resided next to Perkins County High School was moved last Thursday, June 5. The house was removed to make way for a new high school addition, which the Perki...
  • Grant garage sales 2014

      Nearly 40 garage sales were listed for the annual Grant city-wide garage sales on Saturday, June 7. Some sales had just a few tables while others, like this one just outside of Grant, had several long tables filled with treasures. (Photo by Tim Li...
  • New policies regarding lessons

    By Kylie HansonTribune Sentinel Intern At the Grant City Council meeting on May 27, a big topic was discussed: the new pool policies. In the past the city has allowed lifeguards to teach private swimming lessons in the public pool on their own time. This...
  • Farewell to Father Pfeiffer

      On June 8, parish members of the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant held a potluck dinner in honor of Father Mark Pfeiffer. He has been appointed Pastor of Saint John the Baptist parish in Cambridge and of Saint Germanus in Arapahoe. He will...
  • Good neighbors in Grant recognized for unselfish deeds

    Grant residents Dan and Charlottie Wallin, Lyle and Doni Holaway and Mel Shootman are the “Good Neighbor” recipients representing Perkins County for an award from the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation and the Omaha World-Herald. The 70th annual Good N...
  • Wallin receives FSA Administrator’s Award

    Key PT, Rita Wallin, from Perkins County, recently received the highest honorary award that management can nominate an employee for within FSA (Farm Service Agency).  Rita was a recipient of the 2013 FSA Administrator’s Award for Service to Agricultur...