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  • Deadline to apply for conservation stewardship program extended

    NRCS says Feb. 7 deadline makes it possible for more producers to apply. The U.S. Department of Ag riculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has extended the deadline for new enrollments in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for...
  • Turkey Federation banquet promises good time for great cause

    Food, fun, fellowship and fundraising are the main events at the ninth annual Hunting Heritage Super Fund Banquet, hosted by the Big Mac Struttin’ Toms Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation Jan. 18 at the Quality Inn in Ogallala. Doors open at ...
  • Cattlemen’s day to teach rebuilding the herd techniques

    By Randall SanerUNL Extension Educator Dry conditions make us step back and re-evaluate our operations. You’ve always turned out pairs on summer grass, but what if the summer grass didn’t grow? You have made tough decisions and wonder now, with wetter...
  • Dry bean harvest meeting is Feb. 6

    A free dry bean direct harvest meeting is scheduled in Grant for Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. The program will begin at 9:30-10 a.m. with sign in and coffee and conclude at 2 p.m.   Topics to be covered include:  field preparatio...
  • Private pesticide applicator certification dates released

    The following is a list of dates, times and locations in the Keith/Perkins County area where pesticide applicators may attend private pesticide applicator training for initial certification or re-certification. Feb. 4, ​9 a.m., ​​Perkins County Fair...
  • Hello? 1986 is calling

    By Timothy LinscottManaging Editor Technology was a topic of  discussion around the office and at home this week. “What did we do before Google?” “How did we function before cell phones?” “The latest high def televisions are just amazing.” ...
  • Perkins County is best place on earth

    Dear Editor: I just had another amazing weekend in God’s country, Perkins County, Nebraska. We are truly blessed that God placed us here.Saturday night we went to Mass then went to watch the PC basketball games. They always play hard but it ended pretty...
  • Corn board director against EPA proposal

    Dear Editor: The Environmental “Protection” Agency (EPA) is proposing to reduce the amount of corn ethanol in our nation’s fuel supply in 2014 by some 1.4 billion gallons less than prescribed by the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). It’s disappointin...
  • Gala helps further expansion

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor It was a night to crown Mr. Perkins County, support Perkins County Health Services and shine a light on the many positives happening in the county. A gala was held Friday, Jan. 3 at the Perkins County fairgrounds and...
  • Incumbents, new candidates file for offices

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Candidate filings are beginning to trickle in to the Perkins County Courthouse. Several locals have filed for various positions with some being incumbents and others non-incumbents. Republican Richard Roberts (incumbent) has...
  • Community exceeds pantry goal

      By Tim LinscottManaging Editor A goal of $5,000 was set forth by Adams Bank and Trust to help stock the Perkins County food pantry and the community responded in a huge way. A total of $8,914.54 in goods and money was given to the project and the ...
  • Adams Bank employees give to pantry

      Employees at the Madrid and Grant Adams Bank and Trust matched 50 percent of the food items donated to the Perkins County Food Pantry. A display of the items donated is located in the lobby of Adams Bank and Trust in Grant, showing just a fraction...
  • Pinnacle donates toward hospital expansion

      Jody Snogren, administrator of the Perkins County Health Services Foundation (center) accepts a $10,000 donation from Pinnacle Bank in Grant for the “Mr. Perkins County” fundraising campaign that goes toward the hospital expansion project. Pre...
  • Births published in 2013

    Bazan, Cora Fay (Richard and Andrea Bazan) Oct. 23Becker, Bella Don (Mica and Bonnie Becker) Sept. 26 Bollinger, Tinley Loraine (Daniel and Jessica Bollinger) June 11Carver, Kolo Payne (Jordan and Kolay Carver) Dec. 30, 2012Case, Kourtlynn Michaela (Prest...
  • Deaths published in 2013

    Amos, Gary, 70, Brighton, Colo., June 18Bauerle, Mildred, 91, Julesburg, Colo., May 6Bechtel, Lester “Jack” L., 95, Fairmont, Neb., Nov. 11Bonesteel, Julma Yvonne, 89, Julesburg, Colo., Nov. 3Borowski, Leonard, 83, Greeley, Colo., June 12Bryant, Jean,...
  • Our Community's History

    West View chosen as name for retirement complex By Brooke Pankonin One Year AgoJan. 10, 2013 Starting the new year in a new job and new location was Grant’s recently hired city administrator, Dana Harris. Harris replaced former city administrator Tyso...
  • Former Venango teacher and coach dies in fire

    Former Venango teacher and coach, Scott Schwarting was killed in a duplex fire Tuesday, Dec. 10 in Shiprock, N.M., where he was currently athletic director for Tsé Bit’a’i Middle School of the Central Consolidated School District in Shiprock. Fire cr...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Sawyer News Guests of Connie Taylor and Betty Larsen for Christmas Eve soup supper were Ron and Christi Klima; Jake Klima of Omaha; Casey and Becky Cockerill, Ryan, Tyler, Adam and Annabella; Seth and Casandra Cockerill, Austin, Aaron, Sarah, Hannah and C...
  • Perkins County among areas receiving emergency communication upgrades

    About 104,000 people live in the 16 counties that make up the Western Nebraska Emergency Care Connection: Arthur, Banner, Box Butte, Chase, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Keith, Kimball, Morrill, Perkins, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, and Sioux. In the ...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Traveling by a different road By Pastor Nora MendykUnited Methodist Church, Grant While driving, have you ever turned on to a street and thought, “This just doesn’t feel right.” You look over and see the One Way sign as you are going the wrong way...