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  • Nebraska statewide gas average slips below $3 per gallon

    The statewide average price for regular unleaded gasoline in Nebraska dropped below $3 a gallon this week, reports AAA.  Average for the 87-88 octane rated fuel  is $2.97 per gallon, down eight cents from a week  ago and 13 cents less than this same ti...
  • Monthly state unemployment rate drops to 3.4 percent

    The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) announced today that Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for October is 3.4 percent, seasonally adjusted. The jobless rate is down 0.2 percentage points from the September 2014 rate and down 0.4 percentage po...
  • Students recognized for testing excellence

    Students in grades third through six at Perkins County were recognized on Nov. 17 for exceeding test standards on the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) test. School board members and Perkins County Schools Superintendent Phillip Picquet presented stu...
  • Winter One Act play performed

    The Perkins County High School One Act play, ‘Lockdown,’ was performed on Sunday, Nov. 23. The play displays a gambit of emotions depicting a classroom involved in a school-wide lockdown. Pictured are, from left to right, Shane Ourada, Zak Kurkowski...
  • PCS officers attend national FFA convention

    Two of our officers have just gotten back from National FFA and loved it! Amanda Reichert, chapter treasurer, said that her favorite part was the concert and that it was so fun to see all the tweets and pictures. Vice President Emily Kemling said that h...
  • Plainsmen squad hungry for wins this year

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Twenty players have suited up to start the season for the PCS boys basketball squad with nine letter-winners hoping to give the Plainsmen some drive, determination and leadership.Leadership will also be provided by the t...
  • Youth combines with experience for Plainsmen

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor This year there are eight grapplers wrestling for Perkins County High School.The squad will consist of three freshmen, two sophomores, two juniors and one senior.There are three returning letter winners coming back to th...
  • Seniors form key components to Lady Plainsmen offense

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Utilizing team speed will be a key for the Perkins County girls basketball team this sesaon.Head coach Deanne Bishop explained that skill and speed will be a cornerstone to the Lady Plainsmen during the 2014-2015 campaig...
  • Wildcats taking game to new heights

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Height and experience could give the Wallace boys basketball squad an advantage this season.Coming off an amazing 18-5 season last year, the Wildcats will have seven returning letter winners. Seniors Jeff Harms, Bi G...
  • Grant Rotary spreads love of reading across the county

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Reading has led to more reading. After reading an article about the Little Lending Library in ‘The Rotarian’ magazine in May, Brenda Styskal was struck with an idea. She wanted to promote literacy and get communitie...
  • Christmas Open House

    Thursday, Nov. 205-8 p.m. Downtown Grant Sponsored byPerkins County Chamber of Commerce & Chamber businesses Don’t forget Santa will be in Grant5:30-7 p.m.!...
  • Dream starts in Grant, ends in NYC

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor In 1977, Perkins County High School freshman Leland Poppe was asked by coach Al Gaston if we wanted to go to a track meet. Wanting to get out of school, Poppe said yes. “Great! I have you registered for the two mile...
  • Annexation one step away for city

    Final reading Nov. 25 By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Grant City Council is just one step away from annexing four parcels of land and expanding city limits. On Nov. 11 the council held its second reading of the ordinance to annex land into the city...
  • Cold snap construction

    Recent frigid temperatures have made people bundle up and take shelter indoors. However, with several major construction projects going on in and around Grant, the cold weather is just one more aspect to deal with in getting things accomplished. The n...
  • Getting ready for soup, fellowship

    Kendyl (left) and Korene Flaming fill pitchers with ice and water in preparation of the annual Elsie United Methodist Church soup supper and country store. The event featured a variety of soups and desserts with a wide array of country store items, from...
  • Grandson pays visit

    Matthew Hixon, grandson of Virginia Hixon of Grant, and his co-worker Josh, operate cranes professionally. They finished a job near North Platte at Lake Maloney and stopped to visit Virginia on their way back to Denver.  The crane they were driving wei...
  • Local diabetes support group available

    The Health Ministry Committee of the United Methodist Church is sponsoring a support group to help people with diabetes deal with the disease, learn from others and understand some of the problems they may face during the course of the disease. Diabetes i...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Scarlet Chapeau news On Nov. 13, eighteen ladies from Scarlet Chapeau traveled to Lewellen to eat lunch. They feasted on the house specialty; some had one of three different kinds of soups, chili, French onion or pumpkin with a salad, they also had desse...
  • 50 Shades of Me

    Skating memories By Brooke Pankonin Tribune Staff Last Friday we finally made it to Route 61 Roller Dome. The girls had a birthday party elsewhere so Austin and I met my parents at the rink to celebrate his birthday.What an awesome atmosphere! Young and...
  • From the Pulpit

    Thanksgiving miracle By Pastor Ronald Vote We can thank God for the miracle of life! James 1:17, says, “Every good and perfect gift is from above.”What supernatural ability or gift has God given you?Proverbs 3:5, 6: “Trust in the Lord with all thi...