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  • Bulldogs take bite out of Plainsmen in last regular game of the season

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Plainsmen hosted the Bridgeport Bulldogs on Friday Feb. 19 to play their final regular game of the season. The Bulldogs were first up to score when they hit the basket, and followed that with a trey to give them...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Remembering a friend Being a part of athletic endeavors since I was in junior high school, high school, college, town team stuff and then coaching for as long as I did, has been more interesting and just plain fun for a long time. I have tried not to thi...
  • Ogallala hosts speech meet

    For the first time, on Feb. 20, the Ogallala Prairie View hosted the Ogallala Invite. Students from 26 surrounding schools gathered to compete in two different divisions depending on their age—novice, for first year competitors, and varsity, for experie...
  • State education board will explore new testing options

    Reoccurring problems with online state testing coupled with state and federal changes have prompted the Nebraska State Board of Education to look for a new direction in state testing. On Thursday, some State Board of Education members expressed dismay and...
  • Wallace Wildcats fall in close game to end regular season

    By Ladonna SwedbergTribune CorrespondentThe final game of the regular season is in the books for Wallace and all that remains of the 2015-16 season are the post-season tournaments. The Wildcats made the trip to Chappell last Friday to do battle with the...
  • Lady Wildcats suffer disappointing loss in sub final

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelPrior to last Thursday’s D2-8 subdistrict final, the Wallace Lady Wildcats had faced the Lady Broncos from Wauneta-Palisade twice this season. The Lady Wildcats won the season opener 59-51 but fell to the Broncs i...
  • Demmel organic farm to be transferred to Bruns

    Dennis and Ruth Demmel have announced their ganic farming business is being transferred to Ted and Jessica Bruns, beginning March 1, 2016.   Demmel said they have been looking for a successor for some 10 years. “Ted and Jessica make a great match for o...
  • Dolezal attends 69th annual NWCA Conference & Trade Show

    Michael Dolezal, Perkins County Weed Control Superintendent recently attended the Nebraska Weed Control Association’s Annual Conference, held at Divots Conference Center in Norfolk. Speakers and topics for the Tuesday session included: Shayne Galford, s...
  • Grain bin accidents are preventable

    On-farm grain storage is on the rise—and consequently—so are fatal accidents associated with grain handling and storage. That’s why the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association are placing special emphasis on grain handling safety d...
  • Nebraska farm numbers decrease

    Nebraska’s number of farms and ranches declined during 2015, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the state, at 48,700, was down 400 from 2014. Numbers of farms and ranches in Nebraska with ...
  • Nebraska county-level commodity estimates

    County-level estimates for 2015 row crops are now available, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The estimates, based primarily on surveys conducted with farmers and ranchers last fall, can be accessed using the QuickStats ...
  • Nebraska cattle on feed down 2 percent

    Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.46 million cattle on feed on February 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 2 percent from last year. Placements during January ...
  • What's Up?

    Leaping into March So, what will it be? Will March come in like a lion or a lamb?  With all the warm temperatures we have been having, and with the wind, I was beginning to think March had come early. We have discussed before some of the history behind ...
  • USDA expands microloans to help farmers purchase farmland and improve property

    Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin offering farm ownership microloans, creating a new financing avenue for farmers to buy and improve property. These microloans will be ...
  • Nice weather brings call for motorcycle safety awareness

    With a pre-spring warm up forecast for the Cornhusker state, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is reminding all motorists of the need to “share the road” in an effort to reduce and prevent serious injury and fatality crashes involving motorcycles. In 20...
  • ‘Growing Healthy Bodies’

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  • Steve Hanson national chairman of Federation of State Beef Councils

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-Sentinel There’s one thing that Steve Hanson never grows tired of—promoting beef.“It’s fun to do what I enjoy. That’s promoting beef,” he said this week. “I’m really excited.” At the end of January, the Elsi...
  • Council accepts $2.29 million bid for water project

    by Russ PankoninGrant tribune-sentinelGeneral Excavating of Lincoln won the bid to complete a major water project in Grant. Members of the Grant City Council voted 3-1 to accept the low bid of $2,296,650 during their Feb. 9 regular meeting. Ben Long, Tim...
  • HomeTown Agency celebrates 20-year anniversary

    By Sheri Hink-WagnerThe Wauneta BreezeBusinesses in Grant make sure the community has a lot to offer. HomeTown Agency is one of the many businesses in Perkins County committed to community betterment. The main street business is currently celebrating ...
  • Cook and Wood advance to state

    By Brooke PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelDistrict wrestling competition took place in North Platte with 20 schools competing, beginning on Friday, Feb. 12. All four Perkins County wrestlers advanced to the semi-finals on Feb. 13, with Kiffen Cook and B...