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  • Trinity’s 125th anniversary celebration Sunday, June 12

    Trinity Lutheran Church: 32695 Road 768 (8 miles north, 1/2 west of Grant)• Worship 10 a.m.: Featured speaker, Pastor David Buss• 11:30 a.m.: Outdoor luncheon buffet under tent • 2 p.m.: Program emceed by Rev. Darwin Wassman, former pastor of Trinit...
  • Fallen soldiers display until June 10 worth visiting

    Wiping a tear, Donna Kucera (right) watches a video with Lois Jones while sitting amongst photos featuring 101 Nebraska and Iowa soldiers killed during The War on Terror. Sponsored by the City of Grant, “Remembering Our Fallen” is on display at the ...
  • Participants needed for Madrid Day on Aug. 27

    Madrid Day is Aug. 27—anyone interested in any of the following events is asked to contact the respective organizer by June 15: • If interested in a flea market instead of a garage sale; Mary Kier 308-326-4430. • If interested in serving the supper,...
  • Perkins County home to three sex offenders

    In the interest of safety during summer months, this serves as a reminder to residents that there are three registered sex offenders living in Perkins County—one in Grant, one in Madrid, and one in Elsie. The notification is pursuant to Nebraska Revise...
  • ‘Relay For Life’ is July 15-16 in Ogallala

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Relay for Life of Western Trails, the American Cancer Society’s largest fund-raising effort, is scheduled for July 15-16 at North Park in Ogallala. Participants gather from surrounding counties of Perkins, Deuel and Arthu...
  • Heritage Crop Insurance is Chamber’s spotlight business during May

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Heritage Crop Insurance was featured as Chamber’s spotlight business of the month for May. Pat Vlasin gave a presentation to members of Chamber at their monthly meeting, explaining the history of the business, its focus, and...
  • Volunteers help with flood prep

    Four Perkins County friends helped fill over 100 sandbags at the Lincoln County Historical Museum Saturday, June 4 to prepare for rising floodwaters from the North Platte River. The river has surpassed flood stage and is expected to continue to rise due m...
  • Grainton Church hosts Burpo family

    By Nora JamesonTribune Photographer Grainton Village Church hosted Pastor Todd Burpo, author of “Heaven Is For Real,” his wife, Sonja and their oldest son, Colton. “Heaven Is For Real” is the true story of the family’s experiences as doctors fou...
  • Perkins County officials attend seminar

    Perkins County commissioner James Deaver, assessor Bonnie Appel, and county clerk Rita Long completed a seminar in Kearney on May 26. The workshop provided county commissioners, supervisors and other county officials specialized training as they prepare t...
  • Two Grant Lions Club members receive Melvin Jones Fellowship Awards

    The Melvin Jones Fellowship Award is given to individuals who make a significant contribution to the Lions Club. Along with the award $1,000 is given to the International Lions Foundation. These funds are used for many worthwhile projects and especially f...
  • Madrid-Elsie-Wheatland Alumni gather for banquet

    The alumni banquet for graduates of Madrid, Elsie and Wheatland High School was held Saturday, May 28.                                                                         ...
  • College Notes

    Copple graduates Des Moines University Jennifer Copple of Elsie was among 499 graduates awarded degrees from Des Moines University on May 28, earning a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Copple is the daughter of Chris and Kim Copple of Elsie. Wall ind...
  • Burge takes part in three week African Expedition

    Numerous Doane College students completed off-campus interterm travel in May. Studies varied from biking through Europe to hiking in the Amazon region of Peru and building an open-air school in India. Timothy Burge of Grant participated in the African Exp...
  • Horses in Nebraska released from quarantine after nationwide equine herpes scare

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor A quarantine in Nebraska was lifted last Friday after a deadly virus was confirmed in several horses across the nation. The highly contagious Equine Herpes Virus-1 was confirmed in nine horses in Colorado, causing the cancellat...
  • Pending trade agreements backed by cattle ranchers

    Nebraska Cattlemen joins with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) to urge President Obama to sign the Free Trade Agreements that have been pending since November 2006. NCBA’s president, Bill Donald in a press conference brought to light ...
  • Curtis receives scholarship award

    Drew Curtis of Madrid has been selected to receive the 2011 Perkins County 4-H Foundation scholarship. Drew is the son of Kathy and Adam Curtis.   The Perkins County 4-H Foundation scholarship, worth $500, is offered each year to graduating seniors invol...
  • Nebraska corn farmers invest $2.6 billion in crop this spring

    Nebraska corn farmers have invested $2.6 billion that has a significant economic impact on dozens of businesses, rural communities and, in fact, the entire state, according to the Nebraska Corn Board. “This multi-billion dollar investment, perhaps bette...
  • Enjoy coffee with a forester

    Have a cup of coffee with Rachel Allison, Southwest District Forester, Nebraska Forest Service, on June 20 at the Chase County Extension office in Imperial at 10 a.m. MDT. Bring questions on tree care, pruning, fertilizing, insect problems and diseases. ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Sweet Secrets

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff Everyone loves Chex Mix. These days there are so many kinds out there. There is peanut butter, sweet, salty, spicy, just too many to name. I was invited to a game of Bunco a few weeks ago and one of the treats on the table...
  • Driving event to travel through Highline towns

    The 19th annual Nebraska Rod and Custom Association (NRCA) 600 mile Tour Nebraska driving event will be held June 11-12 in western Nebraska. This is a road tour in classic, antique and special interest vehicles. This year’s tour will go through or near...