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  • Fireworks donations

    Contributions to the annual Fourth of July fireworks display continue. The display is provided annually by the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce and private donations.The shell sizes their donation purchased are: $10 and under: three inch shell; $11-$20:...
  • Lemonade for a cause

      Five youngsters from Elsie, including Bradley Hanson, Max Hanson, Ryleigh Hanson, Kendall Fleming, and Devon Gisselmann, set up a lemonade stand on Tuesday, June 24. The kids not only sold lemonade, but many kinds of cookies. The proceeds from the s...
  • Medal winner has Grant ties

      Alexis Raffaeli of Ogallala, granddaughter of Wendell and Marcy Shalla of Grant, earned three bronze medals during the National Youth Weightlifting Tournament held in Daytona Beach, Fla., on June 12.Raffaeli started lifting during the summer of 2013...
  • State seeking 100 percent credit

    By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican It came as no surprise when Kansas officially rejected an arbiter’s findings on the N-CORPE augmentation project in Lincoln County. In May, Arbitrator Jeffrey C. Fereday issued his decision on whether Nebraska shou...
  • Nigerian trade team visits area

    by Russ PankoninImperial Republican Frenchman Valley Coop (FVC) in Imperial played host to an eight-member Nigerian trade team Tuesday, June 24 morning as the first of several stops in Nebraska. The trade team wants to learn about production prospects fo...
  • FSA Scoop

    Program deadlines rapidly approaching Livestock producers are reminded that the deadline to apply for 2012 and/or 2013 ELAP is Aug. 1. The Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program provides payments to eligible producers ...
  • URNRD has cost share funds

    Some funding is still available to Upper Republican Natural Resources District farmers interested in reducing water use by utilizing soil-moisture probes.Approximately $20,000 remains of a $100,000 grant the URNRD received from the Nebraska Environmental ...
  • New employees at Aurora Coop

      by Kylie HansonTribune SentinelThere are three new employees at the Aurora Coop— Will Anderjaska, Jeremy Hope, and Scott Gale. Anderjaska has been in Grant for three weeks and so far is making himself comfortable. He is originally from Palisade. H...
  • Planting peas gains popularity

      by Becca BrandtHolyoke Enterprise As July approaches, people all over the Great Plains region gear up for wheat harvest. Almost everywhere one can see fields full of grain but west of Holyoke, hidden from view, are 200 acres of peas in full bloom. L...
  • Babbit attends Ag Sciences Day

    The Board of Regents, University Of Nebraska - Lincoln received $70,000 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for the “Excellence in Ag Sciences: Water Resource Education” project. Recently, Doug Babbitt from Perkins County Schools attended the Ag Sci...
  • Appreciation lunch held

      Aurora Agronomy held its annual ‘Farmer’s Lunch’ appreciation luncheon at their airport hangar on July 9. A full spread of barbecue was highlighted by a packed house enjoying conversation and a break from work for a brief period. Pictured are ...
  • Putting Grant in the forefront

    Perkins County Health Services breaks ground on new multi-million dollar facility by Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel “While some small towns are burning out, Grant is burning bright,” Jim LeBrun, CEO of Perkins County Health Services concluded his r...
  • Friends, fun and the Fourth

    Ella and Addy Einspahr sing ‘Let It Go,’ during the annual talent contest in the park. One of the youngest runners in the Firecracker Run this year was Emma Goff, 17-months, of Salem, Neb. The newest attraction to the Fourth of July celebra...
  • Colorado tracking marijuana law progress

      The following is the third in a series of three articles about the Colorado marijuana law and its impact on this region.by tim linscottby Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel Is there an influx of people coming into Colorado specifically to use marijuana?...
  • Colglazier added to clinic roster

    by Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel Familiarity with patients is important in the medical world and Analisa Colglazier has that covered. Lifelong resident Colglazier is the newest addition to the Colglazier Medical Clinic in Grant. She is an Advanced Practice...
  • Father Kuffel new at church

      Father Tom Kuffel is shown outside the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church following an ice cream social held June 29th to welcome him as the new pastor. (Contributed photo)...
  • Learning + love = a lifetime

      Bea Dahl was a teacher at Venango Elementary School in the fall of 1946 and loved her job. She taught sixth, seventh and eighth grade and a seventh grade student of hers, Max Dodson, was of particular concern for Dahl... at least, how he arrived at ...
  • Women’s Connection to meet in Ogallala

    The Ogallala/Grant Women’s Connection will hold their July meeting on Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. MDT at the Quality Inn in Ogallala. Tickets are available at the door and are all inclusive. The special feature for the evening will be a presentation by...
  • Thrivent owners familiar with community

      by Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel Thrivent Financial owners Sheila and Dale Johnson are no strangers to Perkins County. Sheila was the music teacher at Perkins County High School until this past school year. She decided to get out of teaching and join...
  • Senior Center Menus

    Perkins County Senior Center, Grant      July 10-16Thur:  Roast beef, carrots, potatoFri:  (Birthday) Pizza, fresh veggies, cheese sticksMon:  Chicken broccoli casserole, peas & carrotsTues:  Tilapia, rice, California blend veggiesWed:  Swis...