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  • Panelists agree: agriculture must answer consumer questions better

    Consumers are asking questions about the food-production system they’ve never asked before, and agriculture needs to do a better job of answering those questions, panelists at a University of Nebraska-Lincoln lecture agreed Thursday.The discussion, titl...
  • Haulers reminded proper permits needed during harvest

    With the arrival of harvest season in Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division would like to remind haulers to obtain the proper permits and make sure their equipment has been inspected and is safe for use.Haulers are reminde...
  • Farm Bill education meeting planned

    An educational program regarding the Nebraska Farm Bill will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. The program will review 2014 Farm Bill commodity program details, sign-up procedures and analysis and decision tool...
  • Crossing the path of a black cat

      The old adage is ‘never cross the path of a black cat,’ however, these Perkins County Elementary students are having help crossing the path from crossing guard Jan Rahn of the Grant Tribune-Sentinel, who dressed as a black cat for Halloween. A...
  • Who you gonna call...for candy?

      Norma Mayer and Lauren Klima of Image Total Fitness, left, dressed as Ghostbusters for Trick-or-Treat Street on Oct. 31. Austin, 3, and Alexa Kraus, 2, along with their mother Shana Kraus, were among the estimated 350 ghosts, goblins, ghoulies and...
  • Hughes wins Legislative seat

    High voter turnout in county By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A higher than expected voter turnout has Perkins County Clerk Rita Long extremely pleased with county voters and, although there were not many contested races, the ones that were local were i...
  • Annexation hearing Nov. 11

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The stage is set for the Grant City Council to possibly annex four parcels of property east of Grant for future housing developments. On Oct. 28 the Grant City Council held the first reading of the ordinance annexing the ...
  • Chamber open house to let county ‘sparkle’

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor This year’s Perkins County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Open House will have the theme ‘Christmas Sparkles in Perkins County’ and will kick off the holiday shopping season on Nov. 20. Available this year will be ba...
  • Gallery to host local pilot’s memorabilia

      By Jan Rahn Tribune Staff A memorial to a pilot well-known for his bravery in World War II and contributions to Perkins County has been assembled and will be on display at Meadowlark Gallery during November. The family of the late Ed Martens of ...
  • Vets Day ceremonies to commemorate bravery

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor This year’s Veterans Day observance in Grant will feature remarks by Richard Colson of Paxton. The 58th annual observance of Veterans Day will be Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Perkins County High School. This ye...
  • Trunk-or-Treat held in Elsie

      Elsie held their annual Trunk-or-Treat on Friday, Oct. 31. The event allows individuals from the country and outlying areas to pass out treats to the trick-or-treaters on main street in town. Those with treats to give park on main street while the k...
  • After 5 held

      Chelsey Alderson and Lisa Schmitt were two of the estimated 35 people attending the After 5 held at Adams Bank and Trust in Grant on Oct. 24. The event was sponsored by Adams Bank and Trust, Western Insurors and Midwest Electric. A full spread of fo...
  • GOCH hosts fun night

      Top: Summer Postalwait tosses a ball into a cup during one of the many games available for children of all ages at Golden Ours Convalescent Home in Grant on Oct. 31. Below: Zoe and Grayson Baumgartner play graveyard golf with the help of their ghoul...
  • County receives over $8,000 back from NIRMA

      Perkins County has received a membership dividend of $8,158 from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage provider. The dividend was part of a $600,00...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Scarlet Chapeau views art and quilts Sixteen ladies of Scarlet Chapeau enjoyed sandwiches or salads in Grant on Oct. 23. They viewed the art work of Ron Nordyke, who works quilts into his paintings. They also saw the sculptures of Larry Guenin whose work...
  • Midwest Musings

    A salute to veterans By Tim Linscott Managing Editor There are traditions that happen every single year about this time. Halloween, elections, pre-pre Christmas sales, Thanksgiving, Daylight Savings Time ending and the list goes on and on, but one event...
  • 50 Shades of Me

    November is a time to truly give thanks By Brooke Pankonin November. The month we give thanks. The month my first born entered the world. The month we raise awareness for the terrible monster that almost took that first born away from us. Epilepsy.Austi...
  • From the Pulpit

    We are all like stewed frogs By Pastor Ronald Vote We in America are like stewed frogs! How do you stew a frog? First, place the frog in a pan of lukewarm water. The frog becomes comfortable and stays put. If the water was hot the frog would quickly jum...
  • FCCLA trick-or-treats for food pantry

      The Perkins County FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) members from Perkins County High School recently collected over 50 bags of items for the Perkins County Food Pantry on Oct. 27. Members also received $90 in monetary donations...
  • Fire safety program held

      Above: Chasity Knoles, right, of the Grant Volunteer Fire Department teaches children at Perkins County Elementary to pat fire department members firmly to get their attention if there ever is a fire and they need help getting out of a building. Hel...