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  • Imperial church sets ladies’ retreat for Feb. 6

    The Imperial Bible Church is again hosting a Ladies Retreat, this year on Feb. 6. The theme is “Satisfaction in Christ Jesus.” Between 80-90 women are expected to attend. Three women who are affiliated with Frontier School of the Bible in LaGrange, W...
  • 14th annual Aldrich Foundation short story contest announced

    14th annual Aldrich Foundation short story contest announced Original short stories by Nebraska authors are currently being accepted for the 2016 Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation’s short story contest.Story length should be 1,000-2,000 words (there is ...
  • 2015 ag production statistics provided

    Corn for grain production in Nebraska based on year-end surveys is estimated at a record high 1.69 billion bushels, up 6 percent from 2014, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Yield of 185 bushels per acre is up six bushels fro...
  • Free farmer/rancher workshop offered

    Everyone is welcome to attend a free workshop on business succession and estate planning for farm and ranch owners, families and beginners.   The workshop will be held in North Platte, Feb. 9 at the West Central Research and Extension. The workshop runs...
  • Irrigation workshop planned in three counties

    By Strahinja StepanovicExtension Educator Nebraska Extension is inviting producers to participate in a two-hour meeting that will provide essential knowledge on maximizing irrigation performance and utilizing various tools for irrigation scheduling. Also ...
  • Ogallala library presenting second annual “Harry Potter Night”

    Feb. 4 will see the second annual Harry Potter Book Night celebrated throughout the world and at Goodall City Library in Ogallala, with an unforgettable night of magic. The fun kicks off with sign-in and registration at 4:30 p.m. and the sorting ceremony ...
  • What's Up?

    Stars shine bright in winter sky It is always fun to dip into the old mailbag to get a question from readers. This one asks, “Why are there so many bright stars in the winter sky?” Good question. With the stars of Orion, Auriga, Taurus all hanging ju...
  • Hughes' Views

    Hughes up to six bills this session Two weeks ago, you read about the first three bills I introduced during this session. Shortly after, I introduced my next three bills, for a total of six. Wednesday, Jan. 20 was the 10th day of this session and the las...
  • First baby of the year born Jan. 17

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThis year’s honor of being the first baby born in the new year goes to 7-lb. 1-oz. Dale Richard Theodore, the son of Gretchen Schmidt and the late Ted Deaver. The new lad arrived at 2:23 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 17....
  • Filing deadline for incumbents Feb. 16

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelIncumbents of elected offices at the local, county and state and federal level have until Tuesday, Feb. 16 to file for re-election. The filing deadline for non-incumbents falls on Tuesday, March 1. Thus far, only two...
  • New Chamber officers take over

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  • NSAA’s transgender policy causing stir

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-Sentinel The new transgender student athlete policy adopted 6-2 by the board of directors of the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) last week took effect immediately and is causing quite a stir across the state. Th...
  • Mayors ‘Fight Together’ against cancer

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  • Hughes' Views

    Hughes’ ViewsDan HughesSenator Attempting to lighten the property tax load During my time campaigning, and now serving in the Legislature, one of the concerns I heard most often was how property taxes have increased dramatically.  Your concerns have...
  • Capitol View

    Capitol View - J.L. Schmidt New twist might get health insurance for the working poor Aplan to provide health insurance for the more than 77,000 Nebraskans who can’t afford it appears to have some new advocates.They’re from Omaha, they have financia...
  • Capitol View

    Capitol View - J.L. Schmidt New twist might get health insurance for the working poor Aplan to provide health insurance for the more than 77,000 Nebraskans who can’t afford it appears to have some new advocates.They’re from Omaha, they have financia...
  • Another expensive lawsuit

    As recently reported, Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District (FCID) is again taking the state and natural resources districts (NRDs) to court, having recently filed their fourth suit in three years. FCID’s legal bills from its Omaha attorney, David Dom...
  • Go Plainsmen

    When I go to watch the Plainsmen boys play basketball, I can hardly sit still. My son tells me, “Shut up, Dad.” I love to watch them play. Any sport. Josh, if you guys play together with the same intensity you did the other night against St. Pat’s,...
  • Midwest Electric nominates candidates for board positions

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThe nominating committee of the board of directors of Midwest Electric Cooperative Corporation nominated a slate of candidates for three  open seats on the board. The seats in District 1, 5 and 9 are up for election...
  • Prayer: good for body and soul

    From the PulpitPastor Wayne Pick - Trinity Lutheran Church Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” -Matthew 5:12The five-year-old girl was at a fast-food restau...