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  • Snyder family honored for memorial donation

    The family of Daryl Snyder was presented a plaque at halftime during the championship game of the Perkins County holiday basketball tournament on Dec. 29. The award recognized the donation in the amount of $2000 made by the Daryl Snyder memorial to th...
  • Highlights of 2015

    JanuaryPerkins County Health Services Foundation moved their office to 945 Central Ave. The recycling and dumpster areas were being misused by non-Grant waste customers. Jan Rahn retired after over 21 years at the Grant Tribune-Sentinel. Sen. Dan Hughes r...
  • Commissioners finalize purchase of new transit bus

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelPerkins County’s commissioners gave their final approval for the purchase of a new county transit bus during their regular meeting Dec. 19. Federal funds will pay for 80 percent of the cost for the new $55,000 unit,...
  • 2015 a year of progress

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelWhen the book finally closes on 2015, residents of Grant and Perkins County can look back and say there were some major accomplishments that will have positive, long-term impact for the future.            Per...
  • Capitol View

    Capitol View - J.L. Schmidt Election year Legislative session coming Short session long. It’s an election year and half of the legislative seats—the odd-numbered districts—are on the ballot. Ten seats belong to term-limited lawmakers who can’t r...
  • From the Pulpit

    From the PulpitBob WittWallace Community Church Celebrating love As we continue in celebrating the Christmas season, let us focus our attention this week to the theme of love. These past few weeks we have studied what God’s Word has to say about hope,...
  • Note From Washington

    Note From WashingtonDeb Fischer-U.S. Senator Working for you As 2015 comes to a close, I am pleased the Senate made important progress for Nebraskans this past year. I am also optimistic for what the future holds. In the first session of the 114th Congr...
  • From the Governor

    From The GovernorPete Ricketts-Governor Nebraska’s Population Keeps Growing Growing Nebraska has been theme of the first year of my administration.  That’s why I was pleased to learn recently that Nebraska added over 13,000 people over the past yea...
  • ‘Big Red Wrap-Up’ bowl special on NET Television Jan. 5

    Join the “Big Red Wrap-Up” team for highlights and analysis of the Huskers’ Dec. 26 Foster Farms Bowl football game against the UCLA Bruins. “Big Red Wrap-Up” will air at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5 on NET Television. The broadcast also will be strea...
  • Tucker attends state workshop

    Steve Tucker, Perkins County commissioner, attended a two-and-a-half day conference conducted in Kearney Dec. 9-11 for Nebraska county officials.The annual conference, attended by approximately 800 county officials and employees, is part of a continuing e...
  • Travel art show in Ogallala

    The Art Society of Ogallala is sponsoring the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs (ANAC) Travel Show at the Petrified Wood and Art Gallery, 418 East First St. in Ogallala now through Jan. 11, 2016. A group of award winning pieces is traveling around the sta...
  • Nebraska hog inventory up 3 percent

    Nebraska inventory of all hogs and pigs on Dec. 1, 2015, was 3.3 million head, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This was up 3 percent from Dec. 1, 2014, and up 3 percent from Sept. 1, 2015.Breeding hog inventory, at 420,...
  • What's Up?

    What’s upVernon Whetstone Much to see up in the sky this winter While most people would not think of winter as a great sky watching time, some of the brightest stars and well known constellations are visible during the winter season.Let’s start toni...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Setting the table for next season Some things I think are true still today. Five-win football teams still do not belong in bowl games. Singing chickens get on my nerves pretty quickly in commercials and football officials can miss calls with or without i...
  • College Notes

    Local students named to president’s and dean’s lists Zachary White of Grant was one of 258 students named to the Chadron State College president’s list for the fall 2015 semester.Courtney Lyon of Grant was one 387 named to the Chadron State College...
  • Fifteen football players earn power lifter award

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelFifteen of the 26 players on this year’s Perkins County high school football team won recognition for their weight lifting dedication during the team’s year-end supper Sunday, Dec. 20.Coach Carlie Wells said playe...
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  • Hanson ninth in World Series of Team Roping

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelSteve Hanson of Elsie caught the team roping bug when he was a sophomore in college and it got in his blood. Having his son, Nick, involved in their family farm and ranching operation gives Hanson more time to pu...
  • Demmel retires from Planning Commission after 17 years

    Demmel retires from Planning Commission after 17 years By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelDennis Demmel of rural Grant figures serving on the Perkins County Planning Commission for 17 years is enough. In fact, Demmel has served on the commission since...
  • Grand opening for hospital expansion Jan. 7

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelConstruction on the new 28,000-plus square-foot expansion of Perkins County Health Services (PCHS) now stands in the final stages.Completion of the $15.4 million expansion will be celebrated with a grand opening e...