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  • Potatoes are a health food

    Nancy FrecksExtension EducatorPotatoes get a bad rap—some people call them fattening. Potatoes are not! The preparation method and the toppings certainly can be, but not the potato.The potato by itself does not contain any sodium, fat, or cholesterol an...
  • Lempkes achieve Grand Builder level

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  • Student of the Month

    January’s honor goes to Kemling Emily Kemling, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected as Senior of the Month for January 2016. She is the daughter of Troy and Jonette Kemling of Grant.Throughout high school, Emily has been active i...
  • Hill finds pageant a way to spread health message

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelDanielle Hill of Grant was among the top 10 finalists in the Miss Nebraska USA pageant held in Omaha Jan. 15-17. Hill said the pageant provided her with the opportunity to spread the message on the importance of go...
  • Wrestlers gain wins at two meets last week

    By Brooke PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Perkins County wrestlers tallied up more wins this past week in Medicine Valley on Friday, Jan. 29 and Doniphan-Trumbull on Saturday, Jan. 30. Medicine ValleyThe team scored 32 points to place tenth. Kiffen Co...
  • Cougars take a bite out of the Plainsmen

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelTraveling to Ovid, Colo. on Jan. 28, The Plainsmen played a game of ball against the Sedgwick County Cougars. Their loss in this match brings them to a record of 11-5 for the season. The Cougars started the game off...
  • Lady Plainsmen fall to Sedgwick County Cougars

    By Samantha GoffGrant tribune-SentinelThursday, Jan. 28, the Lady Plainsmen traveled to Ovid, Colo. where they took on the Sedgwick County Cougars. Coach Deanne Bishop reported that her team “gave Sedgwick too many offensive rebounds for easy put back...
  • NPCC volleyball signs Gilg

    The North Platte Community College Lady Knights volleyball team has signed Madi Gilg from Gothenburg to a national letter of intent for the 2016 season.Gilg, a 5’5” setter, played for the Gothenburg High School Lady Swedes for three seasons. In her ca...
  • College Notes

    Rosentrater and Franklin named to UNO Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists More than 3,500 students have been recognized for their academic achievements at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) during the Fall 2015 semester with inclusion on the Chancel...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Trading one game for another Last weekend a couple of firsts for the Pritchett family. I missed maybe my first SPVA tournament in its entirety. Not a first round game, not a semifinal game, not a consolation game, not the finals, I saw nothing, nada, zip...
  • Perkins County School hosts speech meet

    Perkins County High School hosted its 35th annual speech meet, which included participants from an area approximately one-third the size of the state.Speakers from Dundy County to McCook in the south, North Platte and Valentine to  the east, Scottsbluff ...
  • Wallace wins in final minutes

    By Ladonna SwedbergTribune-Sentinel CorrespondentWallace traveled to Trenton last Friday to complete their involvement in the RPAC tournament. The way the tournament unfolded, the Wildcats were set up to play Hitchcock County.The Falcons jumped out to a...
  • Lady Wildcats suffer pair of RPAC losses

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelAfter defeating Maxwell in the opening round of the Republican Plains Activity Conference tournament, the Wallace Lady Wildcats found themselves on the short end of the next two tournament games. Their win over Max...
  • What's Up?

    Halfway through winter Well, we have burned through the first month of our new year and things are starting to heat up astronomically speaking, now we just have to wait for the weather to catch up. Yesterday was Groundhog Day, or the day that pesky roden...
  • Farmers share their on-farm research results

    Farmers and agronomists, we invite you to attend our on-farm research update and familiarize yourself with one of the most amazing, most impacting programs Nebraska Extension has in its arsenal. On-Farm Research Network is a statewide program carried out ...
  • Commissioners authorize more sheriff deputies

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelPerkins County’s commissioners and Sheriff Jim Brueggeman both agree that  issues caused as a result of legalized marijuana in neighboring Colorado won’t be going away anytime soon. That’s just one of the reas...
  • Second irrigation district suing state and Republican NRDs

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelNebraska’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR), their director, and the three Republican Basin natural resources districts (NRDs) got hit with another lawsuit from a second surface water irrigation district in Neb...
  • Bremmers named Innovation Business of the Year

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelWheat farmers: imagine shrinking a combine down to 25 pounds. Now imagine being able to take that “combine” out to the wheat field to test-cut areas to see if the moisture level is low enough to harvest the f...
  • Pheasants Forever banquet in Grant Saturday

    Area pheasant and wildlife habitat will get a boost from the fundraising efforts of the Perkins County Pheasants Forever chapter when they hold their seventh annual banquet in Grant this Saturday, Jan. 30.The event will be held at the Perkins County Fairg...
  • Extension now at Stumpf Center

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