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  • Regier Equipment gives grant to PCS FFA

      Lila Konecky, reporter, and Kendra Hoffert, president of the Perkins County FFA accept a check for $800 and certificate of contribution from Ron Regier of Regier Equipment in Madrid. The funds are from a grant provided by the Madrid firm and will go...
  • Planning & Zoning News

    Positive factors in a declining population By Dennis Demmel Comprehensive Planning Committee Editor’s Note: The following is one of a series of articles on the highlights of the Comprehensive Plan of Perkins County, adopted in 2013. The information in...
  • NRD encouraging moisture probes with incentive

    The Upper Republican Natural Resources District is now accepting applications from ag producers/landowners in the district to receive cost share for up to four soil moisture probes for use in 2015. The Nebraska Environmental Trust has recommended that the...
  • Farmland values drop overall

    After five years of increases in Nebraska farmland values, the state average dropped three percent, according to preliminary findings from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Development survey.  The state average farm...
  • Stewardship program offered

    The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is a program that helps agriculture producers maintain and/or improve existing conservation systems or help ag producers earn CSP payments by their conservation performance, commonly the better performance the be...
  • “Backyard Farmer” starting March 17

    The perennial place to go for all things gardening, the NET Television series “Backyard Farmer” will premiere at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, on NET. It will repeat at 3 p.m. Saturdays on NET. Host for the “Backyard Farmer” series is Kim Todd, Univer...
  • City to auction off land

      By Tim Linscott managing editor It is nearly spring and that means time to clean out the closets of unwanted items. The City of Grant is no exception as it will be cleaning out some unwanted items in the form of two parcels of land located immed...
  • Long to helm elementary

      By Tim Linscott managing editor It didn’t take long and they didn’t have to look far, but the Perkins County School Board has found a new principal for the elementary school. Nicole Long, current assistant principal and art instructor at the...
  • A snapshot of art

    By Becky Uehling staff writer For 43-year-old Trent Thurin, the love of photography started at the Grant Tribune-Sentinel when he was in high school, and has led to showing his work in an international art show called RAW. A Grant native, Thurin began...
  • PCHS, Tribune-Sentinel team up for new health news page

    By Tim Linscott managing editor The Grant Tribune-Sentinel and Perkins County Health Services are always working hard to better provide information and health tips to the public. The two entities will be doing just that and also be shedding light on the...
  • Program teaches fundamentals, introduces youth to fun of basketball

      By Tim Linscott managing editor It is late February and the sound of 30 basketballs bouncing fills the gym at Perkins County High School.Jayson Bishop looks around and smiles at the sights and sounds he is experiencing.Across town Ashley Colglazi...
  • Severe weather may be on its way; be prepared

    TORNADO BASICSWhat is a tornado?A tornado is a narrow, violently rotating column of air that extends from the base of a thunderstorm to the ground. Because wind is invisible, it is hard to see a tornado unless it forms a condensation funnel made up of w...
  • Artbeat

    Meadowlark Gallery highlighting Perkins County student art The Perkins County Area Arts Council is pleased to participate in Youth Art Month 2015 by featuring youth art, more specifically, Perkins County student art during March, the opening month of the...
  • Elsie cemetery receives gift

    The Elsie Cemetery district has received a $10,000 gift specified for “maintenance and upkeep” of the cemetery. The children of William Conrad and Mildred Marie (Nelson) McGahan: Bill, Jim, Curt, Beth and Teri, made the gift in honor of their parents ...
  • Three to earn Eagle Scout

    This year’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Boy Scout Troop 160 will be on Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Grant. Boys earning their Eagle Scout honor this year are Coy Aerni, Zack Schnabel and Kaden Kammerer. A reception wil...
  • 50 Shades of Me

    The light rail makes sense By Brooke Pankonin Tribune Staff For Valentine’s Day, Nathan and I went to Denver for a little getaway. I found a hotel near the light rail so we wouldn’t have to drive or pay for parking/taxis. I’m relatively new to thi...
  • Hughes' Views

    Winner-take-all bill Dan Hughes Senator On Monday, March 2, the Legislature continued debate on LB10, introduced by Senator McCoy. This bill would reinstate the winner-take-all system for electing presidential and vice-presidential candidates. It would...
  • What’s Up?

    Venus, Uranus appearing close together By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer Well, that is two months of the new year we have burned through, now we are starting on the last month of the first quarter of the year.We also have two more planets appearing...
  • Tree Talk

    Spring is on its way—think about planting a tree By Shari Friedel Grant Tree Board Believe it or not, spring is on its way. Now is a good time to assess your landscaping needs and educate yourself on the types of trees that are suitable for our partic...
  • County Government Day held

      Students at Perkins County High School had a chance to learn how county government operates during the annual County Government Day, organized by the Perkins County Veteran’s Service office. County commissioners Sid Colson, center, and Steve Tucke...