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  • New water main being installed along Lincoln

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Residents on Lincoln Avenue in Grant will be contending with torn up streets for the next four to six weeks, but when completed they will have a new water main installed, putting an end to frustrations with the old pipe. A new ...
  • Picking finally underway after lengthy delay

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Harvest is finally underway in the region—much later than usual—but with good yields and a good outlook. “The best corn is still ahead,” said Brent Marvin, grain manager/merchandiser for Frenchman Valley Co-op. “Wetter...
  • Adams Bank of Imperial among rural Nebraska businesses expanding with loans backed by stimulus funds

    Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson recently said that a Nebraska winery/microbrewery and a telecommunications company will expand operations thanks to more than $6.6 million in loan guarantees announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Ameri...
  • New owners of Locker Room run business out of home

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Josh and Carla Taylor, new own ers of Locker Room, are eager to see the business grow and are already filling orders for former clients of the business. The Taylors purchased Locker Room from Connie and Tim Pofahl, finalizing p...
  • Agent’s addition expands insurance offered through HomeTown Agency

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor With the addition of a well-seasoned insurance agent, HomeTown Agency in Grant has expanded insurance coverage. Larry Pritchett joined the agency in June after retiring from Perkins County Schools as athletic director. Origina...
  • Women’s Resource Center seeks volunteers

    The Ogallala Women’s Resource Center is seeking women and couples to serve as life mentors (volunteers who work with clients and their babies) at the center. No experience is necessary. The center will provide approximately 21 hours of training and asks...
  • Mock trial black team moves to regional finals

    The Black mock trial team from Perkins County High School has moved into the regional final and will compete for a spot in the state competition to be held in Omaha. Their opponent is yet to be determined, but will be a team from either Dundy County/Strat...
  • PCHS swing choir makes selections

    By Joe CraigStudent Intern Students had to try out to be among the talented group of singers and dancers in swing choir at PCHS.  Following are the students who made the cut.       Singing soprano will be Kalyn Hanson, Mackenzie Hite, Debbie Dahlkoet...
  • Students selected to All-State Chorus

    Mr. Kelly Meyer, chair of Choral Affairs for the Nebraska Music Educators Association, is pleased to announce that Kalyn Hanson and Tori Osler have been selected as Soprano 1 and 2; and Debbie Dahlkoetter and Krystal Gaar have been selected as Soprano 2 a...
  • Lady Plainsmen leave season on McCook court with loss to St. Pat’s

    By Jan Rahn/Shari FriedelTribune Staff     The season ended in the second round of districts for the Lady Plainsmen who traveled to McCook two consecutive nights, Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 2-3. The girls advanced to second round after defeating the Dund...
  • Wishbone runners grind Cambridge to 34-8 playoff win over Plainsmen

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer GRANT—Four Trojans backs scored out of the wishbone offense and Cambridge defenders kept plays in front of them to defeat the Plainsmen 34-8 in the second round of the NSAA’s C2 playoffs in Grant on Thursday night. ...
  • Firearm deer hunting season opens Nov. 14

    Many opportunities await Nebraska hunters as the opening of the November firearm deer season nears, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Large numbers of deer are in the field and plenty of permits remain available for this season. A new a...
  • Tickle wins bowling medal

    Kevin Tickle of Grant, along with his bowling partner from Ogallala, won the bronze at the Unified Bowling Tournament in North Platte on Saturday, Nov. 7. (Photo by Shari Friedel)...
  • Youth basketball tournaments announced

    Mr. Basketball Inc. has announced its 2009-2010 youth tournament schedule. The organization will host events for third through eighth grade boys and girls teams in several communities. The schedule includes: •  Dec. 20 Santa Slamfest at  Kearney • J...
  • Lady Cats are on their way to Lincoln

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats began their bid for the state tournament on Monday, Nov. 2 in North Platte. Due to the fact that the Cats won Conference, they were the number one seed in their sub-districts, and they earned a bye in th...
  • Let livestock do the work

    “[Grass farming] is not labor intense and it’s not equipment intense. It’s basically using the animals to do the work for you,” said a Nebraska grass farmer at the Nebraska Grazing Conference. Both John McGlynn of Knox County and Randy Jenkins of ...
  • Farmers should watch for ear rots and grain molds

    Cool, wet conditions are delaying harvest and now ear rot diseases and grain molds may be plaguing corn, a University of Nebraska plant pathologist says. Some Nebraska farmers and crop consultants are observing rotted ears, which can be related to several...
  • State officials, NRDs host meetings to discuss compact compliance plans

    The Republican River Natural Resources Districts and the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be hosting a series of meetings regarding future Compact compliance in the Republican Basin. These meetings will take place at various locations ...
  • H1N1 Update for Southwest Nebraska

    As of October 31, there have been a total of 1,940 doses of H1N1 vaccine distributed by Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department and 1209 doses or 62.3 percent have been administered.  Eighteen health care providers are vaccinating residents in southw...
  • Thanksgiving feast for community has new site this year

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The annual community Thanksgiving meal will be held at the American Legion Hall in Grant at noon on Thanksgiving Day due to last year’s large turnout and the need for more eating space. Due to the huge gathering at last year...