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  • Board discusses offerings, schedules

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor It may be a can of worms he is opening, but it is a can the Perkins County School Board feels needs to be opened. School board member Jayson Bishop pondered the question at the March school board meeting, “Are there too ma...
  • Excitement building for April 16 release of ‘Heaven’ movie

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican In less than a week, the nationwide opening of the “Heaven is for Real” movie arrives. The fact that the Imperial Theatre is one of the theatres that acquired the film for its opening day release on April 16 is br...
  • Animal shelter wine tasting event set for April 26

    Come enjoy an evening of food, wine, visiting, and help support the county’s no-kill shelter. By Jan RahnTribune Staff Mark the calendar for an upcoming fun and worthwhile event when the Perkins County Animal Shelter hosts their annual wine tasting e...
  • Bremmer enters county race for District 3 commissioner

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Entering the District 3 Perkins County Commissioners race is Martin Bremmer of Venango. Bremmer, a Republican, filed last week for the position in the general election as a write-in candidate. Incumbent commissioner Steve T...
  • Time running out on Christensen’s priority bill

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican   After looking over Tuesday’s agenda for the Legislature, Sen. Mark Christen-sen said time’s running out on getting his priority bill passed this session. LB 390 would remove the power under the Emergency A...
  • Easter services announced

    Grant Zion Lutheran Church April 17, 7 p.m. - Maundy Thursday service April 18, 7 p.m. - Good Friday service April 20, 7 a.m. - Easter sunrise service and breakfast   Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant April 17, 7:30 p.m. - Holy Thursday serv...
  • Adopt-a-Doc ceremony held

      National Doctor Day was Sunday, March 30.  Perkins County Health Services promoted the week with an event called “Adopt-a-Doc.” Employees had the option of signing up to participate.  Those signing up were assigned a provider to show appreciat...
  • Chamber honors business

      The Perkins County Chamber of Commerce unveiled a new traveling trophy as part of the spotlight business of the month. The first recipient of the trophy was Hometown Agency. The award was given out at the monthly chamber meeting in March and on hand...
  • ‘Coffee with a Forester’ April 26

    The Grant Tree Board invites the community to a ‘Coffee with a Forester’ workshop on Saturday, April 26 at the community room at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant at 10 a.m. in celebration of Arbor Day. Contact Jon Forney at (308) 352-8022 or email j...
  • ‘Detours of Life’ April 16

    “Detours of Life” is the theme of the Ogallala/Grant Women’s Connection gathering on Wednesday April 16 at Westview Retirement Community at 1 Westview Drive in Grant. The afternoon’s festivities are open to everyone and begin at 2:30 p.m. MT. Tic...
  • Tanks for Thanks at FVC

      As a way to recognize people who go above and beyond for their community, Cenex, the CHS energy brand, launched Tanks for Thanks, a new program that gives free fuel to those who make their communities, like Grant, just a little bit better. The Tanks...
  • Scouting for food

    The Grant Cub Scouts are asking for the community’s help with a service project. They are collecting items for the Perkins County Food Pantry. Bags were dropped off at home last Saturday, April 5. The Scouts are asking that Grant residents place items i...
  • Burritos and a song

      Area residents had a chance to have a good meal, meet with friends, hear some favorites sung and help the local Senior Center on Tuesday, April 1. The fund-raiser brought in $947 with 94 people attending. Above: Larry Pankonin, left, receives his me...
  • Food program gets a boost

      The Perkins County Weekend Food Program received a helping hand on Saturday, March 29 as local volunteers and Girl Scouts held a bake sale with proceeds going to help the program. A total of $501 was raised for the program that helps provide food on...
  • A helping hand

      A benefit was held March 29 for Angela Deaver and family in Wallace. The event included a meal and auction. An approximate total of $28,000 was raised to help Deaver defer medical costs. Serving food, from left to right, are Jane Widener, Jeff Erick...
  • Reserve a spot in the “People’s Garden”

    Collaborative efforts of the Grant United Methodist Church and the USDA Service Center are creating an opportunity for those wishing to grow their own produce this summer. Spring is the time of year we start thinking about gardening and those tasty treats...
  • Art Society hosting show in Ogallala

    The 2013 Association of Nebraska Art Clubs (ANAC) conference was held at Alliance June 12-15. The conference included workshops and an art show. The Art Society of Ogallala was one of 42 clubs with art at the show. Representing The Art Society were Marcia...
  • Women’s Connection to gather at Westview April 16

    “Detours of Life” is the theme of the Ogallala/Grant Women’s Connection gathering on Wednesday April 16 at Westview Retirement Community at 1 Westview Drive in Grant. The afternoon’s festivities are open to everyone and begin at 2:30 p.m. MT. Tic...
  • ‘A chocolate life’ coming to Brule

    The Villagers of Brule invite all women to “A Chocolate Life,” an inspirational women’s presentation on Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m. at the Brule Activity Center located at 7th and Oak St. in Brule. The afternoon will feature an entertaining presenta...
  • Midwest Musings

    At least it isn’t a 1959 Bel-Air By Timothy LinscottManaging Editor Walking down the street the other day I thought I saw a mirage. I came across Lisa Jones and Monica Poppe standing by a group of old bicycles, circa 1940s. “Someone just dropped thes...