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  • Elsie seniors meet for June birthday

              The Elsie seniors had their monthly meal on Tuesday, June 21, at the Legion Hall in Elsie.   Celebrating a June birthday with her friends and sharing a cute  bug cake was Marian Robertson....
  • Health meet fun experience for student

    Zak Kurkowski of Grant was one of 64 eighth-grade students from 27 schools across Nebraska who  attended UNMC’s 19th annual Health/Science Meet June 9-11, for an educational and fun experience. The goal of the meet is to inspire students, especially t...
  • Perkins County holds Alumni Banquet

    Grant and Perkins County High School alumni gathered Saturday, June 18 to reunite with classmates at Perkins County High School in Grant.                 ...
  • College Notes

    Dahlkoetter named Roadman Scholar at Morningside Danielle Dahlkoetter, the daughter of Dennis and Cynthia Dahlkoetter of Grant, was named a Roadman Scholar at Morningside College in recognition of high academic distinction for the 2010-11 academic year. ...
  • A love story

    By Pastor Lance HeitmanAbundant Life Church, Elsie You are all probably familiar with the Bible verse, “Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto and upon all them that believe; for there is no difference.”  And how about ...
  • Fireworks tips for a safe 4th of July

    In accordance with state law the selling period for consumer fireworks begins on June 25, 12:01 a.m. and ends at midnight on July 4th.  This selling timeframe can be shortened by city ordinances so citizens need to familiarize themselves with their local...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Who wants ice cream cake?

    In my opinion, there is a very good reason that Ogallala has a Dairy Queen and not Grant. If I could eat an ice cream cake every single day I probably would. And I know my husband would too! I had never really thought about trying to make my own ice cream...
  • Shaun's Thoughts...Men reminded to get health checks

    By Shaun MeyerDirector of Home Health Services June is Men’s Health Month and the theme for this year is “Awareness, Prevention, Education, and Family.”  The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten public awareness of preventable health pr...
  • Close calls for teen drivers

    By Stephen G. WallaceChairman and CEO of SADD The summer season almost always proves to be the most dangerous for teen driving. A new study by SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) and Liberty Mutual Insurance gives parents reason to pause before...
  • MPCC’s 1972 Dodge Challenger to be on display at several locations July 4 weekend

    Mid-Plains Community College’s 1972 Dodge Challenger will be on display in North Platte, Sutherland and Grant this weekend. The hot rod is scheduled to be at the Lincoln County Raceway at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. It will also be on display at Sutherl...
  • Gale urges patriotic display of flags

    Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale encouraged Nebraskans to fly the U.S. flag during the Fourth of July holiday to show their patriotism. By displaying the U.S. flag, people can reflect on what it means to be an American, Gale said.  “The U.S. flag ...
  • Air fare deals may be available for travelers

    Travelers may be able to take advantage of some great air fare deals which are available after Labor Day and before the Thanksgiving Day holiday period, says AAA. Rates to some cities are so low, that it is less expensive to fly rather than drive to a des...
  • FSA Scoop...Deadline reminders for producers

    By Mary KarashCounty Executive DirectorFarm Service Agency, Grant, NE Aug. 1 is the final date to accept a completed FSA-155 for Fiscal Year 2011 for farm combinations or farm divisions for a farm with base acres. I want to remind producers that the fina...
  • Rancher’s Holiday is July 13 in Chase County

    Please RSVP by July 8 to guarantee a meal. The return of Rancher’s Holiday is scheduled for Wednesday, July 13 at Bentz Valley Inc. in Chase County.  Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. (MDT) at one of John Maddux’s pastures, located three miles n...
  • Federal agency shuts down Keystone pipeline

    The U.S. pipeline safety agency Friday blocked a Canadian company from restarting its Keystone oil pipeline until U.S. officials are satisfied the company has made required repairs and completed safety tests. The order by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materi...
  • Summer’s heat means watching cattle for stress

    With summer just starting and temperatures already approaching 100 degrees earlier this spring, cattle producers need to take steps to ward off heat stress in their herds, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln beef specialist said. Late spring 80-degree days w...
  • Make respect a priority

    Dear Community: In the last two months, I have heard about the following: Cops “wrongly” ticketing driving offenders, coaches “wrongly” not playing the right players, county commissioners “wrongly” not allowing rules to be flexible, teachers g...
  • Letter to Editor: Flexible communities are more inviting

    Dear Editor: “Nebraska, the Good Life.” This motto is often used to describe life in Nebraska. Rural communities are touted as good places to live and raise a family… small communities, where people take care of each other and look out for their nei...
  • Tribune selected for Chamber spotlight

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A presentation was given by The Grant Tribune-Sentinel at the regular meeting of Chamber last week for being selected as the organization’s monthly spotlight. Some details of the current-day operations were presented, along ...
  • New events added to 4th of July fun

    Rib cookoff • games • races • food • competitions • Zumba • dog wash • car wash • music • fireworks By Jan RahnManaging Editor Everyone is invited to spend the day in Grant City Park on the 4th of July where a full schedule of events wi...