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  • The Compassion Experience coming to North Platte

    The Compassion Experience, an interactive tour of life in the developing world will be in North Platte at the Platte River Mall, 100 S Dewey, Friday, April 29 through Monday, May 2. The free and family-friendly event features an interactive journey throug...
  • World War II B-17 aircraft tours and flights offered in North Platte

    The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is offering historic flight experiences in its restored B-17G Flying Fortress “Aluminum Overcast” at North Platte Regional Airport/Lee Bird Field on Tuesday, May 3. One of only 13 Fortresses still flying, th...
  • Cogitation

    It’s election time So… are we all sufficiently caucused yet? All day long, every day, on any news channel you can be “schooled” by one party or the other; or the other. There are three parties you know. You are required to register as a member of...
  • New Life hosts blood drive

    A Red Cross Bloodmobile drive was held April 4 at New Life Fellowship Church in Grant. Response to the drive was excellent, with 70 units being collected.Roger Bailey was a first-time donor. Gallon pins were given to Rosie Barry (13), Julie Burge (4), Jim...
  • Alzheimer’s educational sessions planned in Grant

    The sobering fact is that many people in the country will walk the journey of Alzheimer’s disease with a loved one or a friend. Most people in Perkins County know someone who is struggling with Alzheimer’s/dementia.Alzheimer’s disease affects 5.2 mi...
  • Plainsmen boys finish as runner-up at Hershey

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Perkins County Plainsmen boys’ track team finished as the runner-up at the 2016 Mike Troxel Track Invitational at Hershey Saturday. Coach Shayne Hite was especially pleased with the second place finish, notin...
  • Wallace hosts last invite

    By Brooke PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Lady Wildcats took third place and the boys took sixth at their home invitational held at Sutherland. First place medalists for the boys included Micah Swedberg in the 400 and Josh May in discus, both with per...
  • Plainsmen shoot season low, finish second

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelTroy Kemling’s Plainsmen golf team turned in their lowest team score of the season to finish second in their own invitational meet at Grant’s Pheasant Run Tuesday, April 19. Kimball won the meet with a 319. “W...
  • Packed crowd sees Nebraska Huskers take on Colorado in Ogallala

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  • Pitching with Pritch

    Applying the triangle for successful coaching At any level of coaching, I think to be successful you have to have a triangle in place. That triangle is made up of parents, coaches and players. A breakdown in any one of these areas will probably cause you...
  • Nebraska Game and Parks reminds boaters of certification requirement

    The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds Nebraska boaters that any operator of a motorboat or personal watercraft born after Dec. 31, 1985 is required to be certified in boater safety.In addition to successfully completing a boating safety course, t...
  • Crop progress and condition reported

    For the week ending April 24, temperatures averaged two to four degrees above normal in eastern areas of Nebraska, but near normal elsewhere, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Rainfall amounts of one to three inches were ...
  • Alee Photography featured as April Chamber Spotlight

    By Brooke PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelAlee Photography, owned by Andi Lee, is this month’s Perkins County Chamber Spotlight. Lee started her photography business in 2009, taking courses through Academy of Art University while renovating her studio...
  • New provider added to PCHS roster

    Perkins County Health Services is pleased to welcome Amber Lorentz, PA-C to its medical roster. Amber is currently seeing patients at Family Medical Center in Ogallala.Lorentz graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln with a degree in biology and ...
  • Nebraska cattle on feed down 4 percent

    Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.44 million cattle on feed on April 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 4 percent from last year.Placements during March totale...
  • Senior of the Month

    April’s Senior of the Month, Madi Patrick-Jantzen of Madrid, has made the most of her time at Perkins County High School by participating in many activities in the school as well as the community. Attending PCHS since her junior year, she has set and ...
  • Awards, new officers announced at FFA banquet

      On Friday, April 22 the Perkins County Schools hallway was flooded with blue and gold FFA jackets as the Perkins County FFA Chapter held their annual awards banquet. This is a big event for the chapter each year following the annual State FFA Conventi...
  • College Notes

    White receives Regents Scholarship Christian White, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been offered a Regents Scholarship (tuition) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. UNL has offered nearly 3,500 scholarships as of March 21 to the 2016 hig...
  • Students receive superiors at district music

    Perkins County music students competed in the district music contest in Sutherland on Friday, April 22. Those receiving superior ratings included:Haven Wid—vocal soloKenyon Gaar and Nathan Kemling—boys duetAlicia Hastings and Jaci Kurkowski; Karen R...
  • Dr. Bottom’s time in Africa serves as basis for trilogy

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelExperiences of spending five-and-a-half years as a medical missionary in Africa provided the basis for a fictional trilogy written by Grant doctor Paul F. Bottom, age 80. The complete trilogy—“Forest of Fears...