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  • Scholarships awarded

      Annual scholarships in memory of Michael Dreiling and Katie Rowley were awarded at the Perkins County High School award’s banquet on Monday, May 4. Recipients were graduating seniors Zak Kurkowski and Stephanie Schrotberger (middle). They are pict...
  • Area teachers initiated into Alpha Delta Kappa

      On April 16, the Nebraska Membership Team of Alpha Delta Kappa chartered a new chapter, Nebraska Alpha Nu, from the Ogallala area at Mid-Plains Community College in Ogallala. Teachers from Wallace, Paxton, Ogallala, Grant and Imperial communities we...
  • Sheets honored by MPCC as Academic All-Star

      Mickayla Sheets of Wallace High School is one of 14 graduating high school students selected to be an Academic All-Star at Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte.Speaker for the event, held last Tuesday at the college in North Platte, was Mike...
  • College Notes

    Wilson earns degree University of Nebraska Medical Center spring commencement ceremonies took place May 7-9 in Norfolk, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha and Scottsbluff. Diplomas were conferred on 960 students. Included among the graduates was Lance Wilson of Gr...
  • Big Blue Booster chosen

      Sharon Ryun was given the 2015 Big Blue Booster award at the annual Wallace honors night on May 4. The annual award is given by the Wallace Big Blue Booster Club to someone in the community who has supported the Wildcats over the years....
  • SCORE camp seeks volunteers

    SCORE Camp Director Marla Smith said volunteers are needed to help with the camp the second week of June in Imperial. Between eight and 24 volunteers are needed to assist  instructors, help with fishing and kayaking sessions, move and prepare supplies/eq...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Filling a void By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist The past weekend was a busy one. Lots of activity in many different areas and athletic events were just one that held people’s interest. A big weekend first of all because on Saturday it was graduatio...
  • PCS preparing for districts

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Perkins County High School track athletes are peaking at the right time as was proof with outstanding performances at the Dundy County-Stratton Twilight Invite on May 8 in Benkelman.The Plainsmen finished second with...
  • Wildcats shine at Twilight Invite

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Dundy County-Stratton Twilight Invite is one of the last big invites before districts and state track.The Wallace Wildcats had a solid showing at Dundy County-Stratton with several individual first place finishes...
  • Plainsmen finish third at Kimball

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor At the Kimball Invite on May 7, the Perkins County Plainsmen golf squad was in the hunt for the championship.Bridgeport took the team title with 349 team points while Perkins County was third with 372 team points. Kimball ...
  • Activities royalty crowned

      On May 4 Wallace Honor’s Night was held with the Activities King and Queen for the Wildcats crowned. Queen was Mickayla Sheets, daughter of Clint and Christy Sheets and king was Jeff Harms, son of James and Diane Harms....
  • Gone but not forgotten

      Traveling Vietnam Wall  brings back memories for local families By Becky Uehling Staff Writer A controversial war with little positive outcome for the United States, Vietnam affected every corner of America, including Perkins County. From 1959...
  • Proposal for new sheriff’s contract reviewed

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor There are changes coming to the law enforcement contracts within Perkins County in the coming years. Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman attended the Grant City Council meeting on April 28 to discuss the potential chang...
  • Painting Perkins County

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor “The journey of a 1,000 miles begins with a single step,” is a famous quote from Confucious. For Todd Williams of Central City, the journey of 93 counties begins with the stroke of a paint brush.Williams was i...
  • School district adds, shuffles staff

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Perkins County Public Schools will see some new faces next year with some familiar faces having new duties.Molly Strand, second grade elementary teacher at PCS, put in her letter of resignation recently to move on to teac...
  • Aviation club stops in Grant

      Grant City Administrator Dana Harris talks with a member of a Minnesota Chapter of the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) on April 30 at the Grant Municipal Airport. The group of eight planes stopped in Grant on their way to Colorado to eat l...
  • Winners of GTS After 5 drawings announced

    Thanks to all who attended the After 5 at the Grant Tribune office on Friday, May 1. Winning the drawing for a free subscription was Tiffany Long of Grant. Chamber Bucks winners were Ciara Lampmann, Grant, $25; Carol Uehling, Grant, $15; Ivan Regier, Madr...
  • Local girls to compete in pageant this weekend

    Shyne Hickey, six, of Madrid, will compete in the National American Miss pageant on May 9-10 in Omaha.The daughter of Carlos and Sharla Hickey, Shyne will be competing in the Princess division, which includes participants ages four to six.Shyne’s activi...
  • McCloskey wins fire truck

      The Madrid Volunteer Fire Dept. held its annual pancake feed on April 25. Pictured with his new fire truck he won in the drawing is Wyatt McCloskey, along with his mom Machelle, brother Tannon and dad Mitch. ...
  • Artbeat

    Colorado photographer, local craftsman displaying at gallery TThe Perkins County Area Arts Council welcomes the work of Colorado photographer Max E. Carlson and Grant’s Galen Tickle to Meadowlark Gallery for the month of May.Carlson was born in 1949 an...