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  • Library to hold annual book sale

    Hastings Memorial Library in Grant will be hosting its annual summer book sale on Friday-Saturday, June 3-4 in conjunction with Grant’s city-wide garage sales. The sale will be held in the library’s community room at 505 Central Ave. Books will be ava...
  • Calling all world travelers

    Hastings Memorial Library launches summer reading program Readers of all ages will travel the globe this summer as the Hastings Memorial Library presents “One World, Many Stories” during their summer reading program. Children will explore places from...
  • Registration continues for SCORE Camp

    Registration is continuing for the SCORE (Science Camps Offer Rewarding Education) in Imperial. Director Marla Smith said the grade 5-6 camp is full, but applications are still being taken for the grade 1-2 and 3-4 camps. Final registration is June 6 at C...
  • College Notes

    Students make President’s List Matthew Greenwood and Nicole Walrod of Grant, and Kyle Clough of Wallace are among Mid-Plains Community College students named to the President’s List for the spring 2011 term. Students who maintain an overall 3.9 or gr...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Coaching isn’t easy no matter the level

    By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director If you listen to the sports writers from the Lincoln and Omaha papers, you first have to realize that they are pretty much experts about how things should operate in all sporting activities at UNL, UNO or C...
  • Summer Ball Schedules

    PeeWees(Coaches: Doug Beck & Trent Patrick)Wednesday, May 25    at Ogallala (Bl)    6 p.m.Friday, May 27    at Imperial    6 p.m.Wednesday, June 1    at Ogallala (Or)    6 p.m.Friday, June 3    vs. Sutherland    6 p.m. Wednesda...
  • Johnston just out of medal contention at state golf

      Alex Johnston, Perkins County’s only state qualifying golfer, participated in the state tournament at Meadowlark Hills in Kearney on Tuesday, May 24. The weather shortened the tournament to one day, with participants golfing 18 holes. First place ...
  • Tickle wins silver

    Special Olympian Kevin Tickle won the silver medal in the shotput at Special Olympics held at Benson High School in Omaha May 19-20. In addition to the medal, he received a fifth place ribbon for the 25 meter freestyle relay; a fourth place ribbon for the...
  • VB skills class offered at Mid-Plains

    “Advanced Volleyball Techniques” by Instructor Jared Daily will be offered four hours a week from June 6-July 28 at Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte. Individuals who want to get a head start on the 2011 volleyball season or who are interes...
  • FSA Scoop...Aug. 1 is deadline for farm reconstitution

    By Mary KarashCounty Executive DirectorFarm Service Agency, Grant, NE A farm generally consists of tracts under common ownership and is operated by one individual or entity. If the farm does not meet this definition, the farm will be reconstituted.   ...
  • Report on ‘water balance’ in Republican Basin to be made at NRD meeting June 7

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Findings of a wide-ranging report on the relationship between water availability and uses across the entire Republican River Basin will be presented during next week’s NRD meeting in Imperial Tuesday, June 7. The ...
  • FSA county committee nomination period starts June 15

    Perkins County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Mary Karash, announced that county committee election nominations begin June 15. Farmers, ranchers and landowners are encouraged to nominate farmer and rancher candidates to serve on their ...
  • 4-H District Horse Shows start June 13

    Nebraska horse riders will compete June 13-16 and June 22 and 23 in University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 4-H District Horse Shows. Competition categories include western pleasure ponies, junior and senior divisions of western pleasure horses, western ...
  • Entomology student research contributes to ag worldwide

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate student research is shedding light on management of two major crop pests –western bean cutworms and stink bugs. Silvana Paula-Moraes, a doctoral student from Brazil, is studying western bean cutworm and survival o...
  • Rain garden workshop reset for June 16 at UNL North Platte extension

    Have you ever wondered how to use the runoff water from the roof, sidewalk, or driveway in the home, business, or public landscape? Here is your chance to learn how! A rain garden workshop and training will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., CDT,  T...
  • Another Perspective...Las Vegas variety provides buzz

    By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher I don’t really consider myself a late nighter these days but was still going strong at 2 a.m. in Las Vegas. The Fremont Street Experience downtown finds you unaware of time. The outside walkway with a metal canopy overhead ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Pot Luck Special

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff As troop leaders of Brownie Troop 80, my good friend Lana and I ended our season at the pot luck awards banquet. We said goodbyes to the girls hoping that we will have a great new group to grow and learn with next year! Pot...
  • What's Up...A hint of what’s to come

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Lots to look at this week, let’s get to it. I think we can safely say that winter has past and spring is here. It is more than just a calendar date, it is an astronomical event also. Our old friend Orion, the king...
  • Funds granted to technology project for at-risk students

    Chadron State College has been selected to join a consortium of seven colleges that was awarded a $750,000 grant for its Kaleidoscope Project from the Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) competition. The program is designed to serve at-risk student...
  • Poets sought for contest

    A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in a contest sponsored by the Christian Poets Guild. The contest is free to enter and open to poets of any age. Fifty prizes totalling more than $5,000 will be awarded. Poems of 21 lines or fewer on any subject and i...