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  • Double victory for Plainsmen takes record to 10-3

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Plainsmen have a record of 10-3 after adding two more wins this last week. They head into SPVA this week as the top seed. LonghornsPCS hosted the Chase County Longhorns on Jan. 14 and both teams came out full of...
  • Cook is first at Chase County invite

    Kiffen Cook and Domonic Wendell represented the Plainsmen in the Chase County Invite on Saturday, Jan. 16. Cook finished first in the 132 lb. bracket, contributing 26 team points. His record now stands at 16-6 for the season. Wendell finished fifth in t...
  • Lady Plainsmen unable to end losing streak

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelTough opponents kept the Lady Plainsmen from victory last week when they hosted the  Longhorns, and traveled to Wauneta-Palisade. They ended the week with a 13-0 record. Chase CountyFFA’s Sixth Annual Pink Out ga...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Pitching with PritchLarry Pritchett - Columnist Huskers fun to watch The college basketball season is providing some very interesting and exciting games.  The three over-time game between KU and OU was as ESPN puts it, an “Instant Classic” and ther...
  • Wallace Boys split week with one win and one loss

    By Ladonna SwedbergTribune CorrespondentWallace had back to back games last week when they hosted South Platte on Thursday night and then they traveled to Paxton to take on the Tigers on Friday night.  The Wildcats experienced two different types of game...
  • Lady Wildcats earn #2 seed in RPAC tourney

      By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelWallace’s Lady Wildcats improved to 8-3 last week with a 55-47 win at home over South Platte Thursday and a 41-34 win over the Paxton Tigers there Friday night. Coach Shannon Messersmith said the girls worked h...
  • Beef roundtables planned for Feb. 9-11

    Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting industry personnel will learn the latest in feedlot nutrition, health, and economics at the 2016 Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 9-11 in West Point, Lexington and Scottsbluff, with remote connections t...
  • Private pesticide safety training planned for early February

    Private pesticide safety training has been set for Chase, Perkins and Dundy Counties early in February. Producers should plan to attend one of the training sessions if their license is expiring or if the initial training is needed. Dates for the training...
  • Ag stock statistics for 2015 given

    Nebraska corn stocks in all positions on December 1, 2015 totaled 1.39 billion bushels, up 8 percent from 2014, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Of the total, 820 million bushels are stored on farms, up 4 percent from a ...
  • College Notes

    UNK announces Dean’s List The University of Nebraska at Kearney announced names of students who earned a place on the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester.Students who are on the dean’s list must have completed 12 credit hours or more of classes...
  • Spring turkey permits now available in Nebraska

    Spring turkey hunting permits are available from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.The 2016 permit prices, including issuing fee, are: resident turkey, $25; nonresident turkey, $97; resident landowner, $13.50; nonresident landowner, $49.50; and resid...
  • PC Speech Team tallies 69 points at meet

    Speech teams from 11 schools—Chase County, Eustis-Farnam, Garden County, Hershey, Medicine Valley, Paxton, North Platte St. Pat’s, Sutherland, Thedford, Wallace and Perkins County—­met on Saturday, Jan. 16, for two rounds of preliminary competition...
  • Valley Bank and Trust to merge with Wyoming State Bank

    By Sheri Hink-WagnerThe Wauneta Breeze Valley Bank and Trust Company announced plans this week they will soon merge with the Wyoming-based Wyoming State Bank. Once complete, the banks will operate under the name Western States Bank. First Express of Ne...
  • Irrigation district sues to set aside new water management plans

    By Russ PankoninGRANT TRIBUNE-SENTINEL The Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District (FCID) made good on their threat to sue the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) over its new integrated management plan (IMP). The URNRD isn’t alone in th...
  • New hospital officially christened

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelCall it a victory celebration of sorts. More than 250 residents from throughout Perkins County turned out last Thursday, Jan. 7 to officially dedicate Perkins County Health Services’ (PCHS) new  $15.4 million h...
  • Body of missing North Platte man found

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) The body of  28-year-old Nebraska man Craig Baxter, who was reported missing last week was found in Lincoln.The Lincoln Journal Star reported that police confirmed that Baxter’s body was found in a car near 44th and O Streets on Sund...
  • Capitol View

    Capitol View J.L. Schmidt What gifts are in store? The One Hundred Fourth Legislature Second Session convened on January 6, a day known in Christendom as Epiphany. That’s the 12th day after Christmas, which celebrates the visit of the Magi (the three ...
  • Hughes contributes three new bills to session

    Hughes’ ViewsDan Hughes - Senator The Second Session of the 104th Nebraska Legislature convened Wednesday, Jan. 6. On the first day alone, over one hundred bills were introduced, including three which I introduced. The full text of all bills I have int...
  • Delivering an unpleasant message

    From the PulpitPastor Wayne Pick - Trinity Lutheran Church See, I will send My messenger, who will prepare the way before Me. Then suddenly the Lord you are seeking will come to His temple; the messenger of the covenant whom you desire will come,” says...