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  • SWNCBC reminds all that April is Fair Housing Month

    The Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation wants all Nebraskans to understand their fair housing rights. The Fair Housing Act makes discrimination in the sale, rental and advertising in housing unlawful, and assures that citizens are treated ...
  • “Family” shows support for Kym Weiss

    By Carolyn LeeJohnson Publications As with any group of people who go through potentially dangerous situations, the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department (IVFD) is a tight group. That group showed its support last Thursday when many of its members shaved t...
  • State facing five different suits over water

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-Sentinel Don’t expect any new water legislation for the Republican River Basin until lawsuits against the state get settled. That’s the message 44th District Sen. Dan Hughes of Venango delivered during a water conferen...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Who to root for in final four Now it is down to four teams. Kansas is not one of them. The sun came up and life went on and you remind yourself that it is just a game. Did I think that Kansas was the number one team overall going into this NCAA tournamen...
  • Burge receives nurse practitioner award

    Grant native Stephanie Burge has received the American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Excellence during a recent nursing convention. The award is given annually to a nurse practitioner in each state who has demonstrated excellence in c...
  • Nebraska the nation’s best place to hunt turkeys

    Spring turkey hunting season is here, and Nebraskans have plenty of reasons to get out in the field to pursue a bird.Nebraska’s turkey hunting opportunities are among the best in the nation. Not only are turkeys abundant, with populations in every count...
  • Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute applications available

    The Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) provides youth with an opportunity to explore the ag industry, discover potential ag-related careers and strengthen their appreciation for agriculture, the state’s leading industry. Applications for the 2...
  • FCSAmerica returns $1,385,000 to area farmers

    Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) announced that eligible customer-owners in Chase, Dundy, Keith and Perkins counties received checks this month totaling $1,385,000—their share of the financial cooperative’s $160 million cash-back dividend ...
  • Keep Keith County Beautiful announces RECYCLE MCConaughy!

    Keep Keith County Beautiful, which builds and sustains a clean, green and a more beautiful Keith County, recently announced a new green initiative for Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala, Nebraska.Nebraska state law provides remedies for those who litter with a...
  • Walk to Health walking program starts April 3

    Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department’s 13th annual Walk to Health walking program kicks off Sunday, April 3. This free program will last for 12 weeks and is open to residents of all ages in the SWNPHD nine-county service area.“We are excited fo...
  • USDA hosts People’s Garden for sixth year

    For the sixth year in a row, the Grant USDA Service Center is hosting their annual People’s Garden. The USDA Service Center has six plots available and ownership of the plot will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Plots do not cost anything. The on...
  • Whats Up

    What to look for these spring nights Anybody get up early on the morning of March 23 to attempt to see the penumbral eclipse of the moon? Yeah, I didn’t either. That kind of eclipse is difficult if not next to impossible to see.However, there are thing...
  • Nine relatives turn 70 in three-month period

    By Lori PankoninJohnson PublicationsArrival of nine little relatives with ties to the farming neighborhood north of Grant provided a fruitful three months in 1946. A picture of the group in their first year started a trend of group connections for years...
  • Cogitation

    Laugh yourself out of the gloomies I hope you can laugh yourself out of the gloomies with these fun-filled insights borrowed from the queen of encouragement—the “Geranium Lady,” Barbara Johnson, who says, “I don’t suffer from insanity…I enjoy...
  • Gasseling presents memorial to PC ambulance

    A memorial in the name of Adrian Gasseling was presented to the Perkins County Ambulance at the March 7,  business meeting, by the family of Adrian Gasseling.Gasseling’s memorial will be combined with other memorial funds to be used to replacement equi...
  • Scouts visit veterinary hospital and sheriff’s office

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  • Washington Report

    Congress can use power of the purse In January, I sent a short email to Third District residents asking which issue should be the top priority for Congress this year. More than 2,700 constituents responded to this brief, non-scientific poll. Terrorism an...
  • Hughes' Views

    Juvenile representation best for metro counties Last week I spoke on the floor against LB 894, which would have required every juvenile charged with a crime in the state of Nebraska to have an attorney appointed to him or her immediately. It is extremely...
  • Capitol View

    The watched pot begins to boil With apologies to Poor Richard’s Almanac, it appears that the watched pot has started to boil. Many have paid lip service to the problems in the prison system and lawmakers have approved a plan to provide money for more b...