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  • FSA Scoop

    Committee election over By Teri MossCounty Executive Director Perkins County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Teri Moss announced that county committee elections are over, the ballots are counted and the results are in: Donald R. Hajek was el...
  • New manager joins 21st Century Equipment

    Sheldon Holt has been named service manager at 21st Century Equipment in Ogallala. Holt comes to 21st Century Equipment from Stotz Equipment, a multi-store John Deere dealership with 23 locations in the western United States. Holt was service manager at t...
  • Young Nebraska producers excited about technology

    Nebraska’s young farmers and ranchers say the growth in technology in farming and ranching is one of the most exciting things about being involved in agriculture today, while the growing public disconnect with where food comes from and how it is raised ...
  • Free financial clinic offered to producers Feb. 13

    Farmers and ranchers are invited to attend a free clinic. Clinics are one-on-one, not group sessions, and are confidential. They give producers a chance to meet with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. These clinic staff specialize...
  • UNL beekeeping class to be in North Platte

    A comprehensive beginning beekeeping school will be offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension on Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., CT, at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road, in North Platte. ​This school w...
  • Long road ahead, but well worth the trip

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor On average, it seems that it takes a municipality about two years to get a Community Redevelopment Authority (CRA) up and running. I again applaud the Grant City Council for its diligence in progressing in addressing the hou...
  • Plans moving forward to expand high school

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Ground is slated to be broken on the addition to the Perkins County High School in either late spring or early summer of this year, barring any drastic changes to cost estimates procured from the district. With the c...
  • Take part in special sweetheart page

    Show your sweetheart how much you care. The Grant Tribune-Sentinel will be publishing a special sweetheart page on Feb. 13. Show your loved ones how much you care with this photo page that includes a special message. A single column photo with message is ...
  • IRS warns of tax-time scams on horizon

    It’s true: tax scams proliferate during the income tax filing season. This year’s season opens on Jan. 31. The IRS provides the following scam warnings to avoid becoming a victim of these crimes: • Be vigilant of any unexpected communication purpor...
  • Engel benefit a success

    Garry and Rhonda Lawyer go through the soup line at the benefit for Craig Engel on Sunday, Jan. 26 at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant. Serving the Lawyers are Lloyd Dahlkoetter and Craig Clough. Below: Rebecca Dahlkoetter, right, greets Gaylord Bishop (ce...
  • Fire near Elsie calls four departments to action

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Four area fire departments responded to a field fire near Elsie on Friday, Jan. 24. Around 10 a.m. Elsie, Madrid, Grant and Wallace firefighters responded to a call in a field located at Roads 751 and 345. Pivot repa...
  • Our Community's History

    Business damaged by driverless car By Brooke Pankonin One Year AgoJan. 31, 2013 Two new board members took their seats on the Perkins County Health Services Foundation Board. The appointments of Patrick McGreer and Bonnie Taubenheim were approved by the...
  • Elsie seniors celebrate January birthday

      The Elsie seniors held their monthly luncheon Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Elsie Legion Hall. They were treated to a meal catered by Little Country Kitchen of Madrid. Bill Robertson celebrated his January birthday with a penguin decorated marble cake th...
  • Family makes donation in Morehead’s name

    A memorial in the name of Ruth Morehead was presented to the Grant Fire Department and Perkins County Ambulance by her family at the January business meeting. This memorial will be used to purchase new equipment for the Perkins County Ambulance. Ruth’s ...
  • It’s Girl Scout cookie time

    Girl Scouts will be participating in the 2014 Girl Scout Cookie Program Friday, Feb. 7-Sunday, March 9. A new cookie is in the lineup—Cranberry Citrus Crisps, a crispy cookie made with whole grains and cranberry bits and citrus fruit flavor. It is made ...
  • Hospitalized Away

    Shania Stickley - Regional West Medical Center4021 Ave. B.Room 208Scottsbluff, NE 69361...
  • Owner occupied rehab funds available

    Perkins County, along with Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation, is leading a cooperative effort to provide some needed renovation to homes within the incorporated communities of Perkins County using funding provided by the Nebraska Departm...
  • Flu activity rapidly increasing in Nebraska

    Vaccination important for everyone–especially those at risk for serious complications. Flu activity is increasing in Nebraska. Two flu-related deaths have been reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services so far this season and hospi...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Collect your inheritance By Pastor Nora MendykUnited Methodist Church, Grant A prospector was out digging for gold, expecting to strike it rich. The banker from town had a hard time finding him, but, find him, he did. He had an important message to give...
  • Shaun's Thoughts

    Home care battle never ceases By Shaun Meyer, Director, Home Health Services I am so glad to be back to writing in my column! I apologize it has been so long. I hope this finds each of you staying warm in this REALLY cold weather! I wanted to write a li...