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  • Condition of Deputy Sheriff Mike Hutchinson continues to improve

    BY RUSS PANKONINGrant Tribune-SentinelThe condition of Deuel County Deputy Michael Hutchinson continues to improve, but he still remains in the intensive care unit of the North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo.Hutchinson, the father of Molly Deave...
  • Daughter of Venango couple found in river

    BY RUSS PANKONINGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Logan (Colo.) County Sheriff’s Office in Sterling identified a 29-year-old woman found dead Dec. 13 as Kshena Andersen.Andersen is the daughter of Andy and Linda Andersen of Venango. Sheriff deputies located th...
  • From the Governor

    Working together to grow agriculture - Pete Ricketts Governor Over the past few weeks, I have joined Nebraska Cattlemen and Farm Bureau members at their annual conferences.  These events are always great opportunities to reflect on the year’s successe...
  • From the Pulpit

    Celebrating Peace Bob Witt-Wallace Community Church As we continue on with the celebration of the Advent season, the next theme to consider is peace. This word “peace” is Shalom in Hebrew and was a common greeting to many in Bible times. But if we d...
  • Capitol View

    Corrections Director knows the challenge, forges aheadJ.L. Schmidt Corrections Director Scott Frakes has his work cut out for him. He inherited a mess. He inherited an employee base operating under a culture of fear. He was tested with a costly Mother’...
  • Note From Washington

    Protecting our local communities Deb Fischer U.S. Senator In the wake of the financial crisis, the 111th Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which is charged with protecting consumers from financial sector abuse. CFPB is al...
  • Elsie/Madrid blood drive surpasses goal

    The Elsie/Madrid community blood drive that was held Friday, Dec. 11 surpassed its goal set by the American Red Cross, according to coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis. Donors were served a hot meal of chili and chicken soup provided the Elsi...
  • What's Up?

    Winter is coming Vernon Whetstone We are approaching a major change in the year. Winter starts on Dec. 22, at 9:48 p.m. At that time the sun reaches it’s farthest point south of the celestial equator—an event called the Winter Solstice.With the sun ...
  • Cogitation

    Defining the reason for the season With the help of my trusty Funk and Wagnalls dictionary, I embarked on my December column for the Tribune-Sentinel. “REASON—SEASON.Reason is a motive or cause for an action; the explanation or action for the belief ...
  • Thrivent Action Group puts funds to good use

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  • Cook and Wood place at Gordon-Rushville

    By Brooke PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelFilling just four weights, the Plainsmen wrestlers still managed to earn 43 points for a ninth place finish at the Gordon-Rushville invite Saturday, Dec. 12. Kiffen Cook won his first two matches in the 132-pound di...
  • Sando recieves December Senior of the month award

    Sean Sando, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected as Senior of the Month for December 2015.He is the grandson of Glenda Edmonds of Grant.Throughout his high school career, Sando has been active in academics, activities, sports and in t...
  • Perkins County girls fall to Kimball and Gothenburg

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelTough opponents continued to derail the Lady Plainsmen this week when they faced the Kimball Longhorns Friday, Dec. 11, and the Gothenburg Swedes Saturday, Dec. 12 in the team’s first away game. Coach Deanne Bisho...
  • Perkins County Plainsmen at 3-1 after weekend split

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Perkins County Plainsmen moved their record to 3-1 this weekend after a win at home against Kimball Friday. However, they fell just short of a victory in Gothenburg Saturday.KIMBALLA back and forth, up and down ...
  • Perkins County One-Act places fifth

    The Perkins County One-Act team traveled to Bridgeport on Nov. 30 to participate in districts where they received fifth place performing “The Perils of Lulu”. Tyler Sando and Claire Maaliao received outstanding actor awards....
  • Wallace girls run record to 3-0 with win over Maxwell

    BY RUSS PANKONINGRANT TRIBUNE SENTINELWallace’s Lady Wildcats have to go a long way back in the record books to find the last time the girls got off to a 3-0 start. It all began on the opening weekend when the Lady Wildcats defeated the Wauneta-Palisad...
  • Local volleyball players receive honors

    Four Perkins County and two Wallace volleyball players received honorable mentions for all-state teams. Three Wallace players were also named to Republican Plains Activity Conference (RPAC) all-conference volleyball teams.In Class C-2 for Perkins County, ...
  • Wallace wins over Maxwell

    By Ladonna SwedbergTribune CorrespondentThe Wildcats completed in a barn burner last Friday night when they hosted the Maxwell Wildcats. The momentum of the game went back and forth which kept the score tight throughout. The game went down to the wire, th...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Nebraska struggles against Creighton In an interview upon arriving at UNL as the new Husker basketball coach, Tim Miles made what sounded like a pretty mild statement, which was something to the effect that the Huskers were the only big time basketball p...