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  • A few jitters on the first day

    Kindergarten teacher Sandy Prante chats with Aubrey Mullanix while leading the class to their new room at Perkins County Elementary on the first day of school Wednesday, Aug. 17. (Photos by Ashleigh Noyes) Ella Uehling isn’t sure she wants to let...
  • Water main replacement underway along Washington Avenue

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Residents along Washington  Avenue in Grant were surprised to find piles of bright blue pipe along the curb last week. Work began on replacing the water main from 1st Street through 8th Street. The subject of the necessary p...
  • Madrid is the place to be for fun Saturday

    This Saturday, Aug. 27, is Madrid Day, and the entire community is invited to enjoy a full day of events that kick off with a flea market and parade, ending with a street dance. Food will be available throughout the day and there will be entertainment for...
  • Chamber presents First Dollar plaques to new members

    Several Chamber members gathered to support and honor recipients of a First Dollar plaque. Grant Family Restaurant (above) and Double L Farm (below) were presented the awards following the monthly meeting of Chamber on Aug. 18. (Front, l-r): Donna Mayer...
  • New experience awaits youngsters attending public preschool at Perkins County Elementary

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor It’s probably a toss up who’s more excited about preschool—the brand new preschoolers or the teachers. Just walk into the classroom and enthusiasm radiates throughout. Connie Mahnken leads the classroom along with help ...
  • Purchasing souvenir stock certificate will help support 125th

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Residents can play a big role in supporting Perkins County’s 125th anniversary coming in 2012. Souvenir stock certificates are being sold for $10 each as a fundraising effort so the anniversary committee can begin planning ev...
  • Our Community’s History

    By A. Noyes Tribune Staff End to running raw sewage One Year AgoAugust 19, 2010 Perkins County FFA students enhanced the entrance to the Perkins County Elementary School in Madrid. The First Annual “Beat the Heat” Triathalon was held at the Grant C...
  • Water/lotto figures released

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Figures were released to Grant City Council for use of water and gaming taking place during the month of July. •  Water: During July, 762,700 more gallons of water were used than during the month of June. During July resident...
  • Food pantry gains from local losers

    Thanks to efforts and personal goals of area dieters, the Perkins County Food Pantry has gained. Adams Bank and Trust hosted a “Biggest Loser Contest” from April 15 through June 24. There were 35 participants who lost 273.6 pounds in that 10-week peri...
  • Brothers seek Eagle Scout status by renewing cemetery’s flag poles

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A fresh new look has been given to the flag poles at the Fairview Cemetery west of Grant thanks to the efforts of two brothers earning their Eagle Scout badges. Christian and Chase Miyamoto spent many hours preparing, painting ...
  • Rotarians honored at annual picnic

    The Grant Rotary Club members met for their annual picnic at Pheasant Run Golf Course on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Eric Gengenbach, Bryan Sestak and Garry Lawyer provided a steak dinner for the group of 26 members and 20 guests. For dessert, Darren Jensen br...
  • Elsie seniors celebrate birthdays

    The Elsie Seniors met on Aug. 16, for their monthly meal at the American Legion  Hall in Elsie.  Those present were Pastor Linda Battello, Grace Schimonitz, Harvey Brott, Rosalie Curtis, and Jo Leonard. (Photo by Joan Craig)...
  • Gallery door has new theme

      Ryan Nelson of Grant is the latest artist to decorate the door of Meadowlark Gallery on main street. Ryan has depicted a Mario Brothers video game look with “The Game.” The gallery features a new display each month, and a new look periodically o...
  • Inspiring message given at CWC

    An inspiring message by Margie Oswald was heard by women attending the Christian Women’s Club meeting at the Evangelical Free Church in Grant Saturday, Aug. 20. Mrs. Oswald told of witnessing physical and mental abuse as she grew up in a dysfunctiona...
  • Farmer’s market held Fridays

    Those who unfortunately don’t have their own garden can still enjoy some summer produce from a farmer’s market held at the park on Fridays from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Linda Heitman of Elsie (right) and Jenni Sisson had baked goods available last week such a...
  • Kuskie reunion celebrated

    The Kuskie family celebrated their annual reunion on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at the Zion Lutheran Church fellowship hall in Grant. There were 11 people at the reunion on Sunday including: Charles Kuskie, Sr., descendants–Shirley Kuskie, Edwin Kuskie, Lar...
  • Watkins family holds 66th reunion at the park

    The 66th annual reunion of the Watkins family was held Sunday, Aug. 14 at the Grant City Park with 34 members signing the guest book. Six states were represented. Fried chicken was the main picnic offering, accompanied by many delicious pot luck dishes, d...
  • Red Hats travel to Sterling

    Eleven Perkins County Red Hats traveled to Sterling, Colo., on Aug. 18.  They first visited the Overland Trails museum that is near the rest stop there and very interesting.  There are 13 different buildings. One building is dedicated in memory of Dave ...
  • Publication names Pinnacle Bank a top performer

    ICBA Independent Banker®, the award-winning magazine of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and the nation’s number-one source for community banking news, recognized Pinnacle Bank as an outstanding “ICBA 400” community bank performe...
  • Wallace football season kicks off against Potter Dix Friday

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats will kick off their 2011 football season this Friday when they host the Potter Dix Coyotes. The Wildcats have 21 student-athletes participating in football this year. Last year’s season ended with...