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  • Funding available to restore wetlands

    Applications are currently being accepted from landowners interested in restoring wetlands on their property through the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP). Landowners may apply for funding at their local Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office. ...
  • Free livestock judging contest offered to youth

    Any youth wanting to participate in the West Central Livestock Judging Contest/Clinic on Wednesday, May 25 need to pre-register by Friday May 20.   There is no fee to attend this event but pre-registration is requested for lunch count.   The clinic will...
  • How to prune trees with a purpose

    Spring weather entices people to be outside in their landscapes and gardens to take stock of which plants look good and which plants seem to need a little help. It is natural to want to “do” something to help a tree–prune it, fertilize it, polish it...
  • Nebraska Wheat Board sets meeting

    The Nebraska Wheat Board has scheduled its next meeting on June 7 at the Lincoln County Historical Museum, 2403 West Buffalo Bill Avenue, North Platte, NE 69101. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., recess at 8 p.m. and reconvene at 8 a.m. on June 8. Agenda...
  • Be not afraid: The life, literature and legacy of Blessed Pope John Paul II

    It was a dark scene at the end of a thrilling, beautiful, luminous tale. The date was April 2, 2005, my 14th birthday. As Pope John Paul II took his final breaths of this earthly life, this great shepherd of the universal church, this brilliant light that...
  • Kudos to Wallace High School sports

    Dear Editor: We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to The Grant Tribune-Sentinel, sport writer Christy Sheets, and photographer, Nora Jameson, for coverage of the Wallace High School girls basketball and volleyball programs for the past several ye...
  • The atmosphere of rural life is changing

    Dear Editor: I thought this issue with the police was over, but apparently the editor wants to keep it alive so I will voice my opinion. It’s obvious to me that the person who didn’t sign his name to his letter was afraid of retaliation by the police....
  • Congrats, grads

        Commencement exercises were held Saturday at Perkins County High School and Wallace High School. Thirty seniors from PCHS celebrated their motto, “Together we have experienced life, separately we will pursue our dreams, forever our memor...
  • Graduation day brings variety of emotions

    Smiles, hugs and tears were abundant Saturday, May 6 as both Wallace and Perkins County High School held commencement ceremonies. (Photos by Shari Friedel and Nora Jameson) ...
  • Input on pool sought from county residents

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Grant City Park Pool is in need of repairs and updating in order to best serve  those who enjoy swimming during the summer months. Unfortunately, the cost of a project to repair/replace the recreational area is very prohibi...
  • $2,500 vandalism reward goes unclaimed

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor According to Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman, not one single person has stepped forward claim a $2,500 reward concerning vandalism at the Grant Golf Course. The vandalism, with damage estimated at $15,000 for repair, h...
  • Christensen dismisses plan to decommission LRNRD as ‘rumor’

    Teleconference report Tuesday, May 10. By Josh SumnerThe Wauneta Breeze As the 102nd Legislature  rapidly approaches the end of its 90-day session on June 8, Sen. Mark Christensen said there would technically be enough time to try to push a bill throug...
  • Redistricting committee okays proposed new legislative boundaries

    By Steve Scharf Nebraska News Service LINCOLN—The mood in last Wednesday’s Redistricting Committee hearing was relaxed, with senators rocking in their chairs and only the occasional small spat of pointed disagreement.   The May 4 vote on legislative ...
  • Feed My Starving Children event gets boost with $10,000 matching grant

    Fund-raising goal past halfway point.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Organizers for the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) mobile event in Imperial this summer got a big boost in their fund-raising efforts this week with a $10,000 matching grant. Th...
  • April was Organ Donation Month—but Elsie woman rejoices year-round

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor April was designated by Gov. Dave Heineman as “Donate Life Month,”—however, the gift of life should actually be recognized throughout the entire year as a national observance that helps increase awareness of the potential...
  • Madrid Day is Aug. 27

    All are invited to take part in the events listed below. Call to schedule by June 15. The community of Madrid will celebrate their annual event on Saturday, Aug. 27. There will be several activities planned for the day, and below are some of the ways to...
  • Kids enjoy egg hunt in Madrid

      Shyne Hickey, assisted by her mom, Sharla, was one of 35 kids who enjoyed the Madrid Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 23 at the Madrid Park. (Courtesy photo)...
  • CWC to be in Wallace May 21

    “Blossoms for May” is the theme for the morning at the Christian Women’s Club meeting to be held in Wallace on May 21 at the Wallace Community Hall.    The morning’s festivities will begin at 10:00 a.m. CDT.  Tickets are available at the door a...
  • Burpo to speak at Wallace

    Todd Burpo, author of “Heaven is for Real” will be speaking at the Grainton Village Church at 204 Dover St., Wallace, Neb.  on May 22 at 3 p.m. MDT. The public is invited to attend....
  • Learn to make cheese

    Discover the advantages of making homemade cheese and find out about the challenges and benefits of raising small livestock at a class Saturday, May 14, 1-4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Lewellen.   Call (308)778-5586 for more information or to...