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  • NRCS provides $800,000 to protect Nebraska farm and ranch land

    To protect prime farmland, historic or archaeological sites in Nebraska, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced that $800,000 is available through the agency’s Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program.  Nebraska conservati...
  • First ever farm toy show in Imperial Saturday

    Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Just in time for the holiday shop ping season, the first-ever farm toy show sponsored by the Chase County Fair will be held in Imperial Saturday, Dec. 4.  The event will be staged at the 4-H exhibit hall on the...
  • Wallace musicians join All-State Chorus

    Two Wallace music students and one alternate were selected to sing in the All-State chorus sponsored by the Nebraska Music Educators Association. John Paul Lempke, a sophomore, tenor 2, and Lane Swedberg, a junior, bass 2, were chosen among over 2000 o...
  • Filled with THANKS and GIVING

    By Lori Pankonin Co-publisher Confirmed by daily comments by others, I’m not the only one who finds it unbelievable that Thanksgiving is upon us. Yes, 11/12 of the year has already happened. Five weeks until Christmas was announced at staff meeting Fr...
  • Clock is ticking for Perkins County to meet “challenge”

    By Russ Pankonin Co-publisher of Grant Tribune-Sentinel As a native son of Grant and Perkins County, I understand the pride people feel in everything they do and accomplish. It’s that kind of spirit that has helped move the Perkins County “community...
  • Thankfulness doubles for local newlywed

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff     Ever since I was a child, when the thought of Thanksgiving came to mind, all I could think about was the smell of turkey from my Grandma Irma’s kitchen—great food, family, and long lived traditions.   My mother, ...
  • Bloodmobile coordinator retires after 15 years

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor With mixed emotions, Marilyn Regier, R.N., accepted a certificate from the American Red Cross and shared a cake in her honor at last Thursday’s blood drive at the New Life Fellowship Church in Grant. After serving as bloodmobi...
  • Thanksgiving worship services

    Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, Grant Thanksgiving service Wednesday, Nov. 25, 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day service Thursday, Nov. 26, 8 a.m. “Consider all the blessing we have received from the hand of the Lord”Zion Lutheran Church, Grant Thanksgiving...
  • Bloodmobile held Nov. 19

    New Red Cross Bloodmobile coordinators Deb Marshall and Vince Carrig report seven first time donors at the latest event held Thursday, Nov. 19. New donors were James Farnham, Michelle Turner, Jess Mullanix, Jenna Marshall, Deb Marshall, Coleen Donelan an...
  • Mock trial season ends

    The mock trial season ended for Perkins County when the Black team lost to Dundy County/Stratton #1 in a close trial in Region 3 finals Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the Dundy County Courthouse in Benkelman. “Representing the respondent Kev Inruser, the Black tea...
  • Sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi and Pinnacle Bank Hagan is Senior of the Month

    Erik Hagan has recently been selected as the Beta Sigma Phi November “Senior of the Month.” Hagan, a student at Perkins County High School, is the son of Mike and Lurae Hagan of rural Grant. The high school senior has excelled in academics, sports, ot...
  • SPVA names All-Association Volleyball Team 2009

    The South Platte Valley Association announced the following as their 2009 All Association Volleyball Team: Mackenzie Hite, Jenni Sis and Tanya Metcalf of Perkins County; Shannon Liewer of Chase County; Ann Kuroki and Dana Elsasser of Hershey; Kassi Schuet...
  • Medicare reviewer will be in Grant

    It is time to think about having Medicare Part D reviewed.  Nancy Frecks, UNL extension educator, Southwest Four, will be in Grant Dec. 2 and 9. Make an appointment by calling the Perkins County Extension Office, 308-352-4340 or call toll free    1-80...
  • Reinke recognizes Grant-based dealership with Gold Pride Award

    Reinke® Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanized irrigation systems, is excited to announce that Wendell’s Irrigation Sales & Service Inc., of Grant has received a Gold Reinke Pride award in recognition of the company’s 2008-2009...
  • Cattlemen will address challenges and opportunities Dec. 9-11 in Kearney

    Cattle producers from throughout the state will gather in Kearney Dec. 9-11 for the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Annual Convention and Trade Show at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. They will receive updates, discuss challenges and opportunities and help sha...
  • Natural Resources District board discusses issues of water-short year regulations

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican With most of their business  taken care of, board members of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) spent about an hour at a recent regular meeting talking about regulations proposed for water-shor...
  • Accident injures two from Imperial

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Two men from Imperial were injured in an early Sunday morning, Nov. 15 accident in Perkins County. Will Morales, 24, and Cody Wooden, 25, both sustained injuries in the accident, about a mile west of Grainton on Highw...
  • City holds annexation hearing

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Grant City Council held a hearing on proposed annexation during their regular meting Tuesday, Nov. 10. Thirty-seven community patrons attended the hearing to gain information, express opinions and ask questions about the propose...
  • One-Act cast will clown around on stage Tuesday night Nov. 24

    Students will perform “One of Our Clowns is Missing,” Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7:30 followed by dessert with a free will offering to benefit the school. By Joe CraigStudent Intern     It has been roughly five weeks  since the Perkins County High Scho...
  • Charges filed in woman’s death

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Charges have been filed in Perkins County Court against Benjamin J. Pelster, 32, of rural Elsie for motor vehicle homicide, a Class I Misdemeanor, in the death of 28-year-old Debra Palser of Elsie on July 13, two-and-a-half mile...