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  • It’s very simple—follow the rules

    There has been some controversy lately over county residents disagreeing with how they’re treated by those enforcing the laws or the rules. First of all, I want to say I’m not on a high horse—I don’t always follow them either. But I do try. It’...
  • Another Perspective...Royal bride shows similarities to Lady Di

    By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher Commoner Kate Middleton definitely gave up any privacy in her life by falling in love with Prince William. Despite the fame and having millions of people around the world taking notice of every step she takes, she has that ge...
  • Voices of our Community...Grow and bloom where you are planted

    By Donna GlunzMadrid Resident Have you ever found yourself feeling overwhelmed or felt like what else could go wrong with your life? I know I have. My entire world as I knew it came crashing down around me in August of 2003. I sat there and had been remem...
  • God bless the Boy Scouts

    Dear Editor: The Avenue of Flags was started at the Grant Cemetery in 1984. Elmer and I took the flags from the Legion home to the cemetery on Memorial Day morning for many years. Then the Boy Scouts took over the project taking flags out to the cemetery ...
  • A May Day to remember

    I wonder how many of us questioned deep down whether it would ever happen. This is a May Day that goes beyond anyone’s expectations. Talk about a day to remember! What came to my mind after hearing the news of Osama Bin Laden’s death at the hands of o...
  • May all the earth rejoice!

    By Father Mark PfeifferMother of Sorrows/St. Mary’s Catholic Church This is the season for rejoicing, the time for jubilation in the Lord! All the earth has been lifted up with Christ from the tomb! I am always captivated by the joyous Easter appearanc...
  • Express yourself

    Perkins County High School and Wallace High School are holding commencement exercises on Saturday. As a way to congratulate the seniors, Alyson Carlson of Grant used Meadowlark Gallery’s door for a message board. Perkins County Area Arts Council, wh...
  • Graduation for area seniors is Saturday

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A weekend of activities for families and friends are planned surrounding the graduation ceremonies of Perkins County High School seniors and classmates from Wallace who will say their goodbyes to the halls they’ve become accus...
  • Council approves Eagle Scout projects at cemetery

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A light agenda came before Grant City Council members  during their regular meeting last Tuesday, April 26, with no unfinished business and only five items of new business. • Council approved Eagle Scout project proposals at ...
  • Senators move budget to select file with little dissent

    Telephone conference report on Tuesday, May 3.   Telephone conference report on Tuesday, May 3. By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Nebraska’s Legislature  moved the 2011-12-13 biennial budget bills forward to Select File Monday. Senator Mark Ch...
  • Make your creativity a symbol of celebration for county’s 125th

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Next Friday, May 13, is the deadline for submitting an art logo  that will become the featured illustration on everything relating to Perkins County’s 125th anniversary celebration in 2012. That honor just might be y...
  • Students assess park trees for Arbor Day project

    A Perkins County High School horticulture class assisted in assessing the condition of several elm trees at the Grant City Park Wednesday, April 27 as an Arbor Day project sponsored by the Grant Tree Board. The students learned how to identify and mea...
  • SourceGas customers to receive refund to reconcile final approved rates in early July

    SourceGas Distribution LLC customers in Nebraska will soon be paying less for the natural gas they are receiving from the company. On March 29, the Nebraska Public Service Commission (NPSC) approved the Compliance Tariff Filing and Rate Refund Plan that ...
  • Member sought for board of nursing home administrators

    The State Board of Health is seeking a licensed Nursing Home Administrator to serve on the Board of Nursing Home Administrators. Professional boards are responsible for granting license privileges to health care providers. This partial term runs through N...
  • Hanson retiring from teaching

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor After having a connection to schools in Perkins County for most of her life, Susan Hanson is retiring. Hanson is a native of Elsie, attending elementary, junior high and two years of high school there. After the Elsie-Madrid me...
  • Crofutt’s retirement plans include some travel

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff With the completion of her 32nd year in education, elementary teacher Marcia Crofutt will retire from Perkins County Schools at the end of the 2010-2011 school year. Crofutt, who resides in Ogallala, began her career as a ho...
  • Elsie/Madrid Blood Drive May 11

    The Elsie/Madrid Community Blood Drive will be held Wednesday, May 11, from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. MDT at the Elsie Methodist Church. Lunch will be served. To make an appointment call Michele at 308-228-2318. Walk-ins are welcome and very much needed....
  • Red Hatters experience “The Most Unlikely Place”

    On April 20, 18 ladies from the Perkins County Red Hatters traveled to Lewellen where they dined at “The Most Unlikely Place,” an art gallery and bistro. They dined on chicken salad sandwiches with spinach or potato salad and a favorite drink. They a...
  • Elsie holds Easter Egg Hunt

    By Joan CraigElsie Correspondent The annual Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday, April 23, after being postponed from the 16th because of the snow storm.   The Elsie Community Development Organization sponsored the egg hunt which took place on the lawn of ...
  • 4-H holds 2011 kickoff

      The Perkins County 4-H Council held the 2011 4-H Kickoff at the Perkins County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.    People enjoyed an evening of fun while enrolling in 4-H.  Kids enjoyed the rabbits from the Rockin’ Rabbits Club, learned a...