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  • New hospital officially christened

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelCall it a victory celebration of sorts. More than 250 residents from throughout Perkins County turned out last Thursday, Jan. 7 to officially dedicate Perkins County Health Services’ (PCHS) new  $15.4 million h...
  • Body of missing North Platte man found

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) The body of  28-year-old Nebraska man Craig Baxter, who was reported missing last week was found in Lincoln.The Lincoln Journal Star reported that police confirmed that Baxter’s body was found in a car near 44th and O Streets on Sund...
  • Capitol View

    Capitol View J.L. Schmidt What gifts are in store? The One Hundred Fourth Legislature Second Session convened on January 6, a day known in Christendom as Epiphany. That’s the 12th day after Christmas, which celebrates the visit of the Magi (the three ...
  • Hughes contributes three new bills to session

    Hughes’ ViewsDan Hughes - Senator The Second Session of the 104th Nebraska Legislature convened Wednesday, Jan. 6. On the first day alone, over one hundred bills were introduced, including three which I introduced. The full text of all bills I have int...
  • Delivering an unpleasant message

    From the PulpitPastor Wayne Pick - Trinity Lutheran Church See, I will send My messenger, who will prepare the way before Me. Then suddenly the Lord you are seeking will come to His temple; the messenger of the covenant whom you desire will come,” says...
  • Note From Washington

    Looking at the year ahead Note From WashingtonDeb Fischer - U.S. Senator Each year, our country witnesses a tradition taken straight from the Constitution. The Constitution specifically charges the president with providing to Congress “information of ...
  • Osler receives scholarship at art show

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  • Time to complete FAFSA

    EducationQuest Foundation wants college-bound students and their parents to be aware that it’s time to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) the application for federal, state and college-based financial aid. To begin the FAFSA p...
  • Women’s Connection to meet at Westview Jan. 20

    January’s Grant and Ogallala Women’s Connection event will be held at Westview Retirement Community at 1 Westview Drive in Grant on Wednesday, Jan. 20, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Tickets include entertainment, surprises and refreshments.  A “Concert of...
  • Cogitation

    Cogitation - Jo McCormick Defining the seasons of life Well now, it is winter and I am, I think, in the winter season of my life. Winter has several definitions in the dictionary, but they all seem so grim to me. I take it upon myself to define the wint...
  • Red Cross has urgent need for donations to prevent shortage

    Blood drive in Grant Monday, Jan. 25 The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across t...
  • Perkins County Plainsmen take season record to 8-3

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelTwo victories following a loss this week for the Plainsmen leave the team with an 8-3 record for the 2015-16 season. PAXTONPCS took on the Paxton Tigers at home in a make-up game Jan. 5. The game was a tough loss fo...
  • Lady Plainsmen defeated by three visiting competitors

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelThe PCS Lady Plainsmen fell to their opponents last week, and go into this week’s games with a 0-11 record for this season. PaxtonDuring the battle with Paxton on Tuesday, Jan. 5, the Lady Tigers brought out the b...
  • Lady Wildcats improve to 6-3 with two wins

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-sentinelShannon Messersmith’s Lady Wildcats improved to 6-3 last week with a pair of wins over Medicine Valley and Arthur against a loss to Mullen. Abbey Rohde led the team with 12 points in their 39-25 win over Med Vall...
  • Wallace Wildcats finish the week 1-2

    By Ladonna SwedburgTribune CorrespondentWallace started 2016 with a very busy week of basketball. They put three games in the books during week one. First up for the Wildcats was the Medicine Valley Raiders.Medicine ValleyThe best way to describe the Me...
  • Plainsmen host wrestling quadrangular

    By Shari FriedelTribune StaffAlthough not reflected in team standings, the Plainsmen had a successful evening of wrestling at their only home contest of the season Thursday, Jan. 7. This was followed by travel to an invite at Garden County on Saturday, ...
  • FSA Scoop

    FSA ScoopTeri Moss-FSA Director Results are in Darin Robertson was re-elected to the Perkins County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Committee for a three-year term by the voters of Local Administrative Area (LAA No. 3.) Congratulations Darin!County committee ...
  • Master Gardener classes start Jan. 21 in Grant

    Yearning for spring and the growing season? Beat the winter doldrums by attending the Nebraska Extension Master Gardener classes, starting Thursday, Jan. 21 at the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center, 76025 Rd 329, Grant. Gardening enthusiasts can ...
  • Farming Evolution no-till event planned in Holyoke

    Ag Producers: thinking about switching to no-till?  Already doing no-till and want to do better?  Plan to attend the 2016 Farming Evolution Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 17 and 18 at the Phillips County Event Center in Holyoke. Keynote speaker, Dr. Jill ...
  • Perkins County School Activities

    Thursday, Jan. 14• Junior high girls and boys basketball vs. Sutherland* - 2 p.m.• JV girls and boys basketball vs. Chase County* - 4:30 p.m. • Varsity girls basketball vs. Chase County* - 6 p.m. • Varsity boys basketball vs. Chase County* - 7:30 ...