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  • Library card signup is free during September

    September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and the Hastings Memorial Library wants to make sure that everyone in Grant has the smartest card of all—a library card.   A recent poll by the American Library Association shows libraries continued to experienc...
  • Walrod receives award

    Rodney Walrod of Grant receives the People’s Choice award from Jerry Groff as his 1964 Harley-Davidson Dual Glide was selected by fairgoers from a field of 29 entries at the Chase County Fair Saturday, Aug. 15. The bike also won the pre-1980 division. (...
  • Chadron State to hold Family Day festivities

    Chadron State College plans to entertain hundreds of visitors for its annual Family Day festivities Saturday, Sept. 12. A number of events Thursday and Friday are expected to get the weekend off to a good start. Karl Mecklenburg, one of the Denver Broncos...
  • Local youth to serve on advisory council

    Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) recently announced Emily Kiolbasa and Stephanie Reichert of Grant will serve on his Youth Advisory Council for the 2009-2010 academic school year. Smith’s Youth Advisory Council is a forum for high school students to disc...
  • Fair entries fare well at state level

    Several Perkins County residents traveled over the Labor Day weekend to participate in the State Fair in Lincoln. Following are the results: Rebecca Cornelius, Madrid, 13 years old, Clothing Level II–Dress or Nightshirt/Lounge Wear,  Purple; Tasty Tidb...
  • Lady Irish serve first loss to Lady Plainsmen

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff The scrappy North Platte St. Pat’s  Lady Irish got the best of Perkins County in five sets at the volleyball season opener Thursday, Sept. 3 at St. Pat’s. Perkins County took the first two sets, 25-23, 26-24, but fell in...
  • Plainsmen run to open spaces in 49-6 rout of Dundy County

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer BENKELMAN—Nick Turner and Michael York sprinted into open field for long touchdown runs and Erik Hagan caught two touchdown passes to push the Plainsmen past the Dundy County-Stratton Tigers 49-6 Friday night in Benke...
  • Kemling first at Goodland Invite

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff With every participant finishing the race, the Perkins County cross country team started their season on a positive note at the Goodland Invite Thursday, Sept. 3. “Goodland is hilly and the first meet is as much a mental ch...
  • Kuskies medal at Sidney

    Sophomore Janet Kuskie (left) and her sister, Jeannie, a senior, both medaled at the Sidney Invite on Thursday, Sept. 3. Look for complete results in the next issue of The Grant Tribune-Sentinel. (Courtesy photo) ...
  • Borges competes in national tournament

    Nicholas Borges, age seven of North Platte, competed in the track and field events  at the Cornhusker State Games this summer. He won his events which made him eligible to compete in the America State Games July 29 in Colorado Springs. Nicholas was amon...
  • EMS classes scheduled to seek interest

    Wallace will host a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 to evaluate interest for a first responder class. Mid-Plains Community College is in the process of organizing its off-campus Emergency Medical Services (EMS) classes and has scheduled meetings in ...
  • Turnovers costly in Wildcat loss

    Travis McConnell    Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats could not overcome six fumbles and an interception as they fell to the Maywood Tigers, 48-34, Friday night. The Wildcats dominated the play early in the game, but could not take advantage because o...
  • Lady Wildcats win home season opener

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer It was a real battle of the cats  against the Maywood Tigers in Wallace on Friday, Sept. 4, and although both defenses were strong, the Lady Cats defeated the scrappy Tigers in straight sets Friday night (25-7, 25-7, 25-13...
  • Downed or damaged corn still has harvest value

    While wind, hail, floods, and drought have destroyed the potential for corn harvest in some fields this season, forage production may offer a viable option for salvaging the value of what’s left. Before beginning any type of harvest, check with both the...
  • Emergency loans available from FSA

    Farm Service Agency (FSA) Perkins County Office announced that family farmers in three Nebraska counties who suffered physical or production losses due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain, hail, high winds, and flooding that occurred on June 6,...
  • Free financial clinic offered to producers

    Farmers and ranchers are invited to attend a free clinic. The clinics are one-on-one, not group sessions, and are confidential. The Farm Finance clinic gives producers a chance to meet with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. Thes...
  • USDA announcement on livestock indemnity program applauded by Senator Nelson

    Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson announced recently that Nebraska cattle producers will get fairer prices for cattle lost in extreme weather thanks to new reimbursement calculations the USDA is making for its Livestock Indemnity Program. “I applaud the U...
  • 4-H trail ride near Halsey set

    Deadline to register for the Oct. 10-11 ride is Sept. 25. Four trails, crafts, breakfast, auction, music, steak fry, Sunday worship are included. Nebraskans can ride horseback through some of the state's most scenic country during the 2009 4-H Trail Ride...
  • WIC to distribute in Grant

    The Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, also known as WIC helps participants get the foods they need for a healthy diet. WIC foods include cereal, fruit juice, milk, eggs, cheese, infant formula, dry beans and peanut butter....
  • Dreiling to return as chief deputy in Perkins County

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The vacant position of chief deputy will be filled by former deputy Rick Dreiling on Monday, Sept. 14. According to Perkins County Cheriff Jim Brueggeman, Dreiling is returning after a two-year sabbatical to fill the position ...