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  • Nebraska grain stocks up in March

    Nebraska corn stocks in all positions on March 1 totaled 956 million bushels, up 16 percent from 2015, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Of the total, 530 million bushels are stored on farms, up 23 percent from a year ago...
  • Prospective plantings unchanged or down from last year

    Nebraska corn growers intend to plant 9.70 million acres this year, up 3 percent from 2015, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.Soybean planted acreage is expected to be 5.30 million acres, unchanged from 2015.All hay acreag...
  • Governor Ricketts proclaims National Auctioneers Day in Nebraska

    Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring April 16, 2016 National Auctioneers’ Day in Nebraska. The governor recognized the valuable service Nebraska’s auctioneers provide to the public. The auction method of marketing provides c...
  • Apply early for passport renewals

    In 2007, the U.S. Department of State experienced an unprecedented surge in passport applications, issuing over 18 million passports as a result of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. The initiative required those traveling by air to Mexico, the Car...
  • Household hazardous waste collection slated for April 23

    The 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday, April 23 at the Perkins County Fairgrounds in Grant from 8-9 a.m. and the Imperial waste collection site from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.It is open to everyone in the area including neighbo...
  • USDA offers homeownership opportunities with no down payment

    Purchasing a home may actually be more affordable than renting and financing is available with no down payment in rural communities through USDA Rural Development housing programs. Eligibility is based on income, acceptable credit, repayment ability and a...
  • Statewide traffic survey being conducted

    The Nebraska Department of Roads is currently conducting a statewide traffic survey as part of a national safety study. Part of this survey is counting traffic volume on lower volume local roads that typically are not counted as part of the annual count p...
  • Goodwin selected as March Senior

    Perkins County High School senior Renae Goodwin of Madrid, Neb., was selected for the honor of Senior of the Month for March 2016.She was born in Colorado Springs, Colo., and in eighth grade moved to Perkins County where she has learned to appreciate sm...
  • Frank and Alice Jantzen to celebrate 75 years of marital bliss

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelIt’s only fitting Frank and Alice Jantzen’s 75th wedding anniversary falls on a Sunday this year. When asked their secret to such a long marriage and long life, Frank simply answered, “Serving the Lord.” ...
  • Travelers appreciate Grant hospitality

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelYang Chen and her husband Zhuofu Bai knew how to drive in snow, having lived in Cleveland, Ohio for the last six years.But they had never experienced the kind of white-out snowstorm that hit southwest Nebraska and...
  • Temps spur the gardening itch

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  • Drive 4 UR School to benefit school efforts

    By Kara CosentinoGrant Tribune-SentinelPerkins County Schools will get the opportunity to earn up to $6,000 for academic and sports projects this Saturday during Ford’s Drive 4 UR School event.Wolf Auto of Ogallala is hosting the one-day event, which co...
  • PCHS recognizes medical providers

    Perkins County Health Services celebrated National Doctor’s Day Wednesday, March 29. Medical providers were honored with a noon meal, gifts, cake and a proclamation of appreciation by PCHS CEO tor Jim LeBrun.National Doctor’s Day is commonly celeb...
  • Accidental shooting injures woman

    The Perkins County Sheriff’s Office investigated an accidental shooting that occurred Sunday evening, March 27, just before 5:30 p.m. at 245 Hancock Avenue in Grant.Samantha Headley, 25, was accidentally shot in the left ankle by Troy Soper, 27, while S...
  • Animal shelter’s annual wine tasting event set

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune SentinelThe annual wine tasting and fundraising event for the Perkins County Animal Shelter will be held Saturday, April 16 at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. A selections of wines and beer will be available, along with a un...
  • High time for water meters

    By Lori PankoninJohnson PublicationsA decision to install water meters certainly isn’t a new topic in Grant. It’s a step that’s been prolonged for years, each time deferring to the attempt to try other options.As I’ve read Tribune pages concerning...
  • Resident responds to information given on water meters

    Commercial water meters may be subsidized by residential water users, but with the high flat rates that commercial water users pay, they may be subsidizing the residential water users, which was the case at least once.   As far as the tattlers go, I know...
  • 2016 Arbor Day tree should be planted on hospital grounds

    Having relatives in the Grant and Ogallala areas, I read the Grant Tribune-Sentinel report “Tree Board requesting help in deciding location of 2016 Arbor Day Tree.” My late cousin Jon G. Marples lived at Grant until the year 1966 when he and his pare...
  • Cub scouts hold Pinewood Derby

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  • Girl Scouts organize fundraiser for pantry

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