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  • Here’s your chance, Perkins County

    By Brooke PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelAt the end of February, the Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation asked Perkins County residents to complete surveys about housing priorities in Perkins County. The data collected from these surveys wi...
  • You’re never too old for the Easter Bunny

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  • March busiest ever for fire/ambulance crews

    By Kara CosentinoGrant Tribune-SentinelMarch will go down as one of the busiest months ever in the history of the Grant Fire Department and Perkins County Ambulance.As of Tuesday, March 29, the Grant Fire Department/Perkins County Ambulance had responded ...
  • Council quizzed on water meter project

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelA dozen Grant residents attended the Tuesday, March 22 city council meeting and quizzed council members about scenarios with the upcoming water main and meter installation project. In early February, the council accep...
  • Snowstorm brings area to halt

    By Russ Pankonin, Kara CosentinoGrant Tribune-Sentinel Weather forecasters’ prediction that western Nebraska could be engulfed in a crippling spring snowstorm last Wednesday, March 22 proved true.Snow started falling rapidly around noon last Wednesday. ...
  • MONA’s Falter art debuts at Meadowlark Gallery Friday

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelFriday, April 1 marks the opening of the spring show for the Meadowlark Gallery in Grant. The show will debut works of Illustrator John Falter from the collection of the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) in Kearney. ...
  • Assessed value on irrigated land, grass rise again

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelRising property taxes on agland represented one of the main reasons Dan Hughes of Venango decided to run for the Nebraska Legislature. His motive was well-founded. The run-up in the value of agland, fueled by a surge ...
  • EPA’s Clean Power Plan key topic at Midwest Electric meeting

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelAgriculture in Southwest Nebraska and throughout the Midwest depends heavily on coal-fired electric generation to power irrigation. If the Obama Adminstration and the Environmental Protection Agency gets its way, coa...
  • Pair of PCS teachers retiring

    By Kara CosentinoGrant Tribune-SentinelMembers of the Perkins County school board accepted the retirement of Mrs. Jane Culver and Mrs. JoAnn Schultz at the monthly school board meeting on Monday, March 21. The board approved the retirement of Culver and S...
  • Area egg hunts slated for Saturday

    The Perkins County Sororities annual Easter Egg Hunt has been scheduled for Saturday, March 26 this year.The hunt will take place at the Grant City Park beginning at 11 a.m. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos beginning at 10:30 a.m. Youngsters ...
  • SWNCBC opens pre-application period for home rehabilitation

    Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation (SWNCBC) is applying for Owner Occupied Rehabilitation (OOR) funds for the incorporated communities in Perkins County for the 2016 funding year through the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (ND...
  • Upper Republican NRD holding first- ever water conference

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Upper Republican Natural Resources District’s (URNRD) first ever “State of the Republican Basin” water conference will be held in Imperial Friday, March 25.The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and wi...
  • After school program gets boost

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  • Tree board requesting help in deciding location of 2016 Arbor Day tree

    The Grant Tree Board will be celebrating Arbor Day this year by planting atree. They are asking for help from members of the community in deciding where it should be located.Children and adults alike are invited to write a letter to the board, stating why...
  • Ogallala Methodist to present Easter pageant

    The First United Methodist Church of Ogallala will be presenting “The Last Supper Easter Pageant” on Thursday, March 24 and Friday, March 25. The program will begin at 7 p.m. at the church, Fifth and North Spruce Streets in Ogallala. This is the re-en...
  • Golfers return five letter winners

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelGolf Coach Troy Kemling returns five letter winners from last year’s state qualifying team, including state medal winner sophomore Josh Johnston. The Plainsmen will open the season Monday, March 28 with a varsity...
  • Girls Track Team Track season scheduled to open Thursday

      By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThis year’s track season is scheduled to begin Thursday, March 24 but that’s all dependent on what Mother Nature decides to bring. The Plainsmen are scheduled to play host to Chase County, Dundy County St...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Down to the sweet 16 Working on only three day’s rest after spending five days at the state tournament in Lincoln, I got geared up for the NCAA men’s tournament starting last Thursday. It was another four days of exciting basketball. It had everythin...
  • Quiz Bowl team wins SPVA

    By Kara Cosentino Grant Tribune-SentinelPerkins County came away champions when they hosted the 2016 SPVA Conference Quiz Bowl Tournament on March 15. Participating schools included Bridgeport, North Platte St. Patrick’s, Sutherland, Hershey, Kimball, C...
  • Speech team places third at districts

    Kara CosentinoGrant Tribune-SentinelWith a total of eight schools in the district, six of the top performers for district speech came from Perkins County. First, second, and third placings advanced to state. Haven Wid, Chris Terry, Kenyon Gaar, Colton Hei...