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  • Plainsmen split games

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Teamwork has been a key word for Perkins County Head Boys Basketball Coach Shawn Cole.Cole and the Plainsmen used teamwork over the weekend to gain momentum toward the final stretch of the season.“I think it was a good w...
  • Base reallocation, yield updates and elections

    The date of Feb. 27 is the last day to update your Price Loss Coverage (PLC) yield and decide whether to keep your current base OR reallocate to a new base that is determined by your percentage of average crop plantings in 2009 through 2012.  The yiel...
  • ‘Farming Evolution’ coming Feb. 12-13

    Farmers and Ranchers: When was the last time you felt enthusiastic about the soils on your operation?  Plan to be in Holyoke, Colo., on Feb. 12-13, for an exciting, informative and motivational event with Gabe Brown and Ray Archuleta.  “The Farming Ev...
  • Feedlot roundtables slated for three locations in February

    Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting industry personnel will learn the latest in feedlot health, nutrition, and economics at the 2015 Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 10-12 in Bridgeport, Lexington and West Point with remote connections to...
  • No-Till conference Feb. 3-4

    The 27th Annual High Plains No-Till Conference will be held in Burlington, Colo., Feb. 3-4, 2015. Keynote speakers at this year’s conference are Dr. Kris Nichols, Chief Scientist at Rodale Institute and Steve Siemens, The People Builder. Thinking about ...
  • Recycling, dumpster areas misused

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Periodically, the Grant Tribune-Sentinel will have filler information under the title, ‘Did you know?’ Grant City Administrator Dana Harris has her own, ‘Did you know?’ in regard to using city recycling an...
  • Street project to finish in 2015

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Grant City Administrator Dana Harris recently explained that the First and Hancock Street construction project will be completed this spring, delayed from the initial 2014 finish time. “The contractor (at C&S Constr...
  • Uehling to have multiple roles at Tribune-Sentinel

    Rahn retiring after 20 years at newspaper Open house to be held Friday, Jan. 16, 8-4 with refreshments By Tribune Staff After a 13-year absence, Grant resident Becky Uehling is back at The Grant Tribune-Sentinel serving  in the positions of proofrea...
  • Families come together to help county

      This is the fifth story featuring a pioneer family in perkins county as part of the hospital foundation campaign. By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Ola and Betsy Hanson left Malmo, Sweden for a better place to live. They found it in Perkins Count...
  • Women’s Connection to meet at Westview

    Grant Ogallala Women’s Connection is meeting  Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Westview, 1 Westview Drive, in Grant at 2:30 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door and include food, fun and entertainment.The afternoon’s guest speaker will be Laura Gonnella from D...
  • New gazebo nearing completion

      This fall the gazebo at the Fairview Cemetery near Grant was torn down and a new structure was to be built. The gazebo is nearly done with only shingles needing to be added, which will be done this spring, according to Grant city officials. An anony...
  • Midwest Musings

    Changes are coming, get ready By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The year 2015 is going to be a very big year for Perkins County, in particular Grant.There will be some major projects ending or that will be right in the thick of being completed by the end ...
  • 50 Shades of Me

    Here’s to new memories in 2015 Brooke Pankonin Tribune Staff I’m not sure what age I started, but my memories of our family’s annual ski trips include altitude sickness, dreaded ski lessons, and my dad attempting to carry me down the mountain afte...
  • From the Pulpit

    Speak in a wise way By Pastor Nora Mendyk Grant United Methodist Church Happy New Year! Last week we acknowledged that if Solomon, a great king of Israel, needed to ask for help and wisdom in his life, we too will need help in our lives as we start the...
  • Cogitation

    Adventures in Omaha By Jo McCormick More on the “Living in Omaha” era of my life. My mom loved music and God blessed her with that gift, and ever so many others. I loved music, and still do, but prefer someone else’s music. God had instilled in me...
  • Tree Talk

    Prepare now for emerald ash borer By Shari Friedel Grant Tree Board At the last Grant Tree Board meeting held Dec. 17, discussion was held on how the public can prepare for the threat of emerald ash borer, an insect that is decimating ash tree populatio...
  • What’s Up?

    Many moon-planet meetings this month By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer We have a busy month ahead of us, what with planet-to-planet and moon-planet meetings throughout the month even though it is cold outside, we will keep our binoculars and telesc...
  • Hints for Health

    January is cervical cancer and birth defect awareness month By Dr. Kristi Kohl January is cervical cancer screening month and birth defect awareness month.   This is a good time for women to consider planning their annual check-up for health.  I belie...
  • Area students take part in band and choral clinic

    High school vocal and instrumental music students from more than 100 schools in Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas have been selected to participate in the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Honor Band and Choral Clinic on Jan. 26.The event includes 697 student...
  • NSAA recognizes PCS students for academic achievement

    The Nebraska Schools Activities Association (NSAA) recently announced the student recipients of the 2014 fall Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State awards.Students recognized from Perkins County included: girls cross count...