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  • Assisted Living Week celebrated

      Assisted Living Week, Sept. 8-14 was observed at Park Ridge Assisted Living in Grant with a host of activities for residents and community members to take part in throughout the week. On Monday a balloon liftoff with entertainment was held in the mo...
  • Because I said so

    It’s all relative By Brooke Pankonin Grant Tribune, this is Brooke.” Sound familiar? It should if you’ve called us in the last 16 months. I’ve talked to countless people on the phone, by email, and had the privilege of meeting  many of you in ...
  • From the Pulpit

    Remember, God is still in control By Ron Krause St. Paul says in Romans chapter 13 that we are to be subject to the governing authorities—because all of these authorities have been instituted by God. We might be fine with that as long as we are in agr...
  • Cogitation

    Growing can bring tough lessons By Jo McCormick In my last offering for you to be an armchair witness to my growing up years (My life -My Party-I Will Cry) commentary I was potty training.  Remember God is my tour guide.  So—here we go!!I have lots ...
  • ‘This Old House’ takes the stage Sunday

      The play by Tim Kelley, ‘This Old House,’ will be performed Sunday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Perkins County High School.Students Involved are: freshmen: Michael Beck, Kenyon Gaar, Nathan Kemling, Jack Kohl, Laura Dreiling, Mag...
  • PCS inducts new National Honor Society members on Sept. 2

      Perkins County High School inducted new members into the National Honor Society at a special ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 2.Kaleb Gaar gave the opening remarks and chapter advisor, Deanne Bishop, gave recognition to current members. A candle ceremony ...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    By Larry Pritchett This past weekend saw the Perkins County High School football team play their first 8-man football game. Although the end result wasn’t what the local team wanted, fans got to see that football is still football. Now there is a new t...
  • PCS begins eight-man era

      By Tim Linscott, managing editor Taking early momentum, the Perkins County Plainsmen started out the 2014 football season with a flurry.However, the momentum would not last and the Plainsmen fell 60-32 to Elm Creek.Derek Sis ignited the crowd by ta...
  • Lady Plainsmen stay competitive with St. Pat’s in home opener

      By Tim Linscott, managing editor The 2014 Perkins County volleyball squad started the season with a solid test, hosting North Platte St. Patrick’s on Sept. 4.The Lady Plainsmen had some momentum in the first set, battling the Irish, but came up j...
  • Golf team finishes second at Kimball Invitational

    By Tim Linscott, managing editor The golf season is in full swing and Perkins County is gaining experience with every meet.At the Bayard Invite on Aug. 28 the team was led by Amanda Reichert, shooting a 114, earning sixth place.Tied for 12th place with a...
  • Runners gain experience at Kansas invite

    By Tim Linscott, managing editor Before the cooler temperatures over the weekend settled in, the Perkins County cross country team participated at the Goodland (Kan.) cross country invite on Sept. 4.PCS head cross country coach Paula Wurst feels the Good...
  • Wildcats crush Knights by 46 points

      By LaDonna Swedberg, contributing writer The Wallace Wildcats opened their 2014 football season with a picture perfect beginning as they defeated South Platte 58-12.  From the opening kickoff up to the final buzzer, the Blue and White controlled t...
  • Wallace hangs tough against W-P, S. Platte

    By Christy Sheets, contributing writer It was a real battle for the Lady Cats in their season opener. They faced the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos in Wallace on Thursday, Sept. 4.  The Broncos defeated the Lady Cats, but every set was a fight 20-25, 24-26, a...
  • Livestock producers urged to enroll in disaster assistance program by Oct. 1

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, as congressionally mandated payment reductions will take place for producers who have not acted ...
  • Consolidated Companies marketing and technology workshop scheduled

    Consolidated Companies has partnered with GROW Nebraska to bring a MarkeTECH Workshop to Curtis, Nebraska. The MarkeTECH Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Education Center, Room 137. This worksho...
  • Many thanks to those who helped Grant

    By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Having seen up close and personal the amount of volunteer time and hours that went into getting the Bullock sale up and running, everyone involved needs to be commended for their efforts. I especially want to shed some li...
  • Getting ready...

    Auction could bring thousands to Grant Saturday By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor After much planning and preparing, the Bullock auto auction is just a few days away. Several community entities have come together to assist the potential thousands of...
  • Cowboy poet to perform at Sept. 11 banquet

    By Jan Rahn, Tribune Staff   An evening of food, information and laughter awaits those who attend the second annual banquet hosted by the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund and the Perkins County Health Services Foundation. Set for Thursday ev...
  • Will work for love of cars

      By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Nolan Draper loves classic cars. He loves looking at them, fixing them up and driving them. When Draper, a farmer from Atwood, Kan., heard about the Bullock auto sale in Grant on Sept. 6, he drove up to take a lo...
  • Memories abound at auction site

    by Tribune Staff The Bullock auto auction this Saturday will bring back a lot of memories for car aficionados, but for Dean Hatch, the memories are more about the Bullock family and downtown building than specific vehicles. Hatch had a tour of the dealers...