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  • Grant native begins Peace Corps service

    Laura Demmel, 24, of Grant has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Moldova June 6 to begin pre-service training as an agribusiness and rural business development Peace Corps volunteer. Upon graduation from volunteer training in Septemb...
  • Hundhausen honored for dedication to SHIIP

    The Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) would like to recognize the dedication and hard work of Gertrude (Trudy) Hundhausen of Grant who has volunteered with the SHIIP Program for several years. The Nebraska SHIIP appreciates her ...
  • Bloodmobile exceeds goal

    The Grant Red Cross bloodmobile drive was held at New Life Fellowship Church on Wednesday, May 16. There were 64 units donated, exceeding the 60-unit goal. Everyone who took the time to donate for such an important cause is appreciated. The following dono...
  • Cooper memorial goes to GVFD

    A memorial in the name of Elmer Cooper was presented to the Grant Fire Department and Perkins County Ambulance at the June 4 business meeting by the family of Elmer Cooper. This memorial will be used to purchase necessary equipment for the Grant Fire Depa...
  • Ogallala broadcasters go worldwide with show

    “We create a show that is informative and fun,” that is the motto or catch phrase Ogallala, broadcasters Ryan Baker and Rachel Ervin have adopted over the last few weeks with their new show called @ (at) Random with Ryan and Rachel. @ Random started b...
  • Buffalo Bill Rodeo returns to North Platte

      The city in which he built his adulthood home continues to host the same event that he began more than a century ago. The Buffalo Bill Rodeo, named after North Platte’s son Buffalo Bill Cody, will hold its annual rodeo June 13-16 at the Wild West ...
  • Camp Machasay gears up for summer

      Stick Horse Rodeo and open house are June 16; three youth camps kick off in July.By Darci TomkyHolyoke Enterprise Summer is here, and Camp Machasay is gearing up for a fun-filled camp season! Camp Machasay (pronounced moc-ah-say) is set to kick thin...
  • Ash Hollow pageant announced

    The spirit of the American West is embodied in the story of the pioneers who crossed the country in the 1840s and 50s heading for Oregon, California and Utah. With the eternal dream of finding a better life, the pioneers left home and everything they knew...
  • Fire burns over 40 acres in northeast Chase County

    Grant, Madrid fire departments provide mutual aid By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Firefighters from three area volunteer departments were on the scene about two hours last Wednesday, May 30, fighting a pasture grass fire in northeast Chase County. ...
  • Women’s world champion trick roper to perform

    Joan Wells, women’s world champion trick roper and inductee to the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas, will present a dazzling and unique performance of trick and fancy roping on Saturday, June 9, at the Lincoln County Museum’s Heritag...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Busy calls for easy By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Summer has officially hit the Noyes household. Between work, T-ball, Vacation Bible School and anything else we can fit in, we barely have time to breathe, let alone enjoy some time in the kitchen! ...
  • What's Up

    Astronomical snipe hunt By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer It is difficult wanting to write about astronomical events, but especially challenging writing this column before the events occur. Take for example last Monday's early morning partial lunar ...
  • Families needed for exchange students

    ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with the local high school, is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 and 18 from a variety of countries around the world. Students come with an enthusiasm t...
  • Nebraska’s unemployment rate now second lowest in USA

    By Matt KelleyNebraska Radio Network Nebraska’s jobless rate has  fallen again–to its lowest point in several years. State labor officials say the unemployment rate has finally dipped below 4 percent. For April, the rate reached 3.9 percent. That’s...
  • Family Wellness Challenge open for registration

    The Nebraska Sports Council is encouraging families across Nebraska to adopt healthier lifestyles in the first-ever LiveWellNebraska.com Family Challenge, which runs June 4 - July 16.  Thousands of prizes, including a half-dozen family adventures, are up...
  • Remembering the significance of D-Day

    By Dr. Marvin FolkertsmaThe Center for Vision & Values At 0227 hours on the morning of June 6, 1944, Lieutenant Robert Mathias saw the red light flash above the door of his C47 “Dakota” aircraft, signaling his men to get ready to parachute into a ...
  • Keep bugs away safely

    April showers may bring May flowers, but flowers still bring bugs, which can be nuisances to people trying to enjoy the warmer weather outside. Biting flies, mosquitoes, gnats, bees, and beetles can make outdoor excursions unenjoyable. People often rely o...
  • Seeds cultivate more than the garden says TOPS

    Seeds can add a nutty, salty flavor to snacks and meals, but they also have health benefits. Seeds offer anti-inflammatory properties, promote heart and bone health, and supply essential minerals. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). Pumpkin–Pump...
  • Skin cancer is preventable

    The sunny days of spring and summer represent an entirely different dynamic for people in the midwest. While large numbers of people are heading for camp sites, parks and beaches that flourish throughout the region, it also means that the agriculture com...
  • Students named to high school honor roll

    Perkins County High School is pleased to announce the students named to the fourth quarter and second semester honor rolls. Fourth Quarter A Honor Roll Kristin Beck, Ashley Kemling, Janet Kuskie, Tanya Metcalf, Tori Osler, Gabby Patrick, Shalee Pollard,...