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  • Wallace School announces students on honor roll

    Wallace School is pleased to announce the names of students on the honor roll for first semester, 2011-2012. All A’s: seniors, Emily Hasenauer and John Paul Lempke; junior, Virginia Phillips; sophomores, Sara Hubbard, Alex Lundvall and Landon Swedberg; ...
  • College Notes

    Dahlkoetter named to honor list at Morningside Danielle Dahlkoetter, daughter of Dennis and Cynthia Dahlkoetter of Grant, was named to the Dean’s Honor List at Morningside College for the 2011 fall semester, receiving a letter of recognition from Willi...
  • PCS Activity Schedule

    Jan. 18-24(All times Mountain Time)Wednesday, Jan. 189 a.m.    FCCLA district 13 STAR competition at GrantThursday, Jan. 194 p.m.    Girls junior high basketball at Sedgwick Co. TBA        Girls varsity basketball at SPVA semi-finals (North Pl...
  • Feb. 13 hearing set for NRD rule change

    Board puts final touches on pooling rules.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Irrigators will get their  chance to comment on proposed changes to the Upper Republican Natural Resources rules and regulations at a public hearing set for Monday, Feb. 13...
  • Ag conference Feb. 1-2 in Grand Island

    The latest technologies in agriculture will be the focus of the 2012 Nebraska Agricultural Technologies (NeATA) Conference and Tradeshow Feb. 1-2 at the Midtown Holiday Inn in Grand Island. “The adoption of precision agriculture technologies has hastene...
  • Grants available to rural school districts

    Statistics show that the U.S. ranks only 25th in math scores and 21st in science compared to 30 industrialized nations. These facts show that education is strongly in need of support. To help, Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of Monsanto Company, is ...
  • Cattlemen offers scholarships

    The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) is accepting applications for scholarships which are available to qualified youth in Nebraska who have an interest in the beef industry. Scholarships will be awarded for the 2012-2013 academic year and are provided...
  • Ag and pheasants workshop set in Trenton Jan. 26

    The Ag and Pheasants Workshop in Trenton on Jan. 26 will highlight management strategies for ag producers that increase profitably and create habitat that benefits wildlife. The meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. CT at the TCDC Building, 403 E. 1st S...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Smothered my way By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Lately, I have been in the mood for smothered food. Pretty much anything I can think of to put a heavy layer sauce over, I will. Last year, I shared a recipe for bacon wrapped chicken and I thought, wh...
  • What's Up

    Take some time to look By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Had a nice letter from a reader in McCook this past week. The writer expressed thanks for listing the time and date that Venus and Neptune would be visible together. The writer advised that no...
  • Child Find screenings available at parents’ request

    Local school districts in cooperation with ESU #16 are sponsoring an opportunity for parents of preschool children to participate in Child Find screenings. The spring screening will be made available in each school district at the request of parents. Chi...
  • Emergency Medical Service training will be held Jan. 25

    The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ Emergency Medical Services Program offers ongoing training workshops across the state for emergency medical technicians, first responders, and the general public.   Area workshops will be held in Mc...
  • Keep the family and wallet full in the New Year

    Large grocery bills can take a toll on the bank account, but there are numerous ways to adhere to a budget at the store. Households don’t have to sacrifice nutrition to save money. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss s...
  • Plan a Nebraska vacation

    Free 2012 travel guide now available. The 2012 Nebraska Travel Guide is now available. Request a free copy today and discover more than 180 pages brimming with striking photography, useful maps and information. The guide has everything needed  to redisc...
  • Postal service to change mailing and shipping services prices

    Penny increase in price of Forever stamps first since May 2009. Beginning Jan. 22, 2012, it will cost just a penny more to mail letters to any location in the United States. It will be the first price change for First-Class Mail stamps (Forever stamps) in...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    God wants all of you Pastor Russ GaarEvangelical Free Church, Grant As we enter 2012, I have been struck by the radical call of God on the lives of those who have embraced Jesus as Lord of all and as the One and only Savior. Two things that strike me e...
  • Too good to be true

    Last week’s warm weather was everyone’s favorite subject. The topic surfaced in conversations all over the region as residents enjoyed an unseasonably warm beginning to a new year. 2012 began with temperatures that reached into the 60s, and by Thu...
  • Postage goes up one penny this month

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Beginning Jan. 22, postal patrons will be paying a penny more to mail letters within the United States when the cost of a first-class Forever stamp goes up to 45 cents. The increase was announced last fall as the first price ch...
  • Engineering company expands to western Nebraska with Grant native at helm

    By Mary PierceKeith County News When Jeremy Klima left Grant in 2000, college and a career were on his agenda. The notion that he’d one day move back to the area was far from his mind. Yet, today, starting his sixth week of operating a branch office ...
  • New laws in effect

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor On Jan 1, new laws passed by the Nebraska Legislature took effect, including an increase in park entry fees, interlock devices for drunk drivers, and authorization to drive low-speed four-wheeled motor vehicles. • Park entry f...