By Vernon Whetstone
At the beginning of July attention turns from the Summer Triangle, which has been rising higher in the east, to the southern skies with the arrival of the dynamic duo of Scorpius and Sagittarius.
An estimated 32 million people across the U.S. plan to host parties or gatherings near water this summer, according to new research by Trusted Choice® and the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, yet they may not be aware of all the ri...
Mosquitoes are an all too familiar summer nuisance. They are not only annoying, but they present potential health hazards as transmitters of diseases such as encephalitis, malaria, West Nile virus and yellow fever in humans and heartworm to pets.
With nearly ideal golfing conditions, 30 three-man teams participated in the Hatch’s Super Foods Golf Tournament June 26-27.
Overall champions were Rusty Triplette’s team from Holyoke with a two-day total of 34 under par for 36 holes.
Second was ...
Summer ball season comes to a close with tournament action held June 30-July 4 for most teams. Girls Junior team members are (Front row, l-r): Lillian Fournier, Brandie Ross, Amanda Reichert, Millenia De La Cerda, Mia Holscher. Back row: Coach Matt Wait...
College students Emily Carlson and Kaitie Meyer spent a week teaching young golfers the basics at the Grant Golf Course June 21-25. Participants were (Top photo, front row, l-r): Jaden Dietlein, Esther Farritor, Tyler Thelander, Josh Johnston, Michael B...
Benkelman Swim Meet
June 26 Results
Long freestyle, 15–18 yr. olds: Derek Brueggeman, first, 198.00.
Medley relay, boys 14 and under: Perkins County, fourth, 102.10.
Medley relay, boys 18 and under: Perkins County, first 64.11.
“Share the Key to Healthy Child Nutrition” was the theme of the Nebraska School Nutrition Association’s 53rd annual state conference held in Kearney June 27-30.
Attending the conference were Maria Johnson and Tammy Wid, Perkins County Schools emp...
Chamber is actively seeking nominations for a Grand Marshal who will lead this year’s fair parade, which is quickly approaching.
The theme of the fair scheduled for the end of July is, “The Good Ol’ Days.”
Fair board members have been busy ar...
One outstanding individual is designated each year at fair time as Perkins County’s Good Neighbor.
It’s time to send in nominations for that honor, which is sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and The Grant Tribune-Sentinel.
The selected Good N...
By Jan Rahn
Fans lined up at Pinnacle Bank in Grant last Wednesday to sneak a peek at Curt Tomasevicz, get his autograph and enjoy refreshments.
The 2010 Olympic bobsled gold medalist and native Nebraskan visited the bank in both ...
By Jan Rahn
A full week of activities is scheduled for the 2010 Perkins County Fair.
The fair board has been busy putting together an event calendar that is sure to entertain patrons in and around the county July 26-31.
Nine table settings were on display at the Perkins County Senior Center during the week of June 21-25. Of the nine, seven were judged by the public and two were for display only. Three of the tables used children’s dishes. Winning the contest was Dolo...
$10 and under—three inch shell: Vernon Mailand, Carmen Richmond, Kay Cheney, Deaver Computer.
$11-$20—four inch shell: Miranda Holscher, Dennis and Linda Erickson, Jerry and Gloria Styskal, Jene Tickle, Edwin and Lavonna Krajewski, Devonna Allen...
The communities of Perkins County along with friends and family both near and far came together Sunday, July 4th to celebrate the nation’s birthday. Katie Miyamoto found herself a comfortable spot to eat a hotdog and watch the crowd at lunchtime. ...
November General Election
• Incumbent Deadline: July 15
• Non-Incumbent Deadline: Aug. 2
Candidates for November
Perkins County Attorney: Richard H. Roberts-incumbent.
Perkins County Assessor: Bonnie Ap...
By Jan Rahn
Replacing their old pumper at least 10 years beyond the federal standard recommended time frame, the Grant Volunteer Fire Department is the proud owner of a new four-door pumper truck.
Arriving in time for the Four...
With Leon and Charlotte Kumor and families, promotion by Experimental Aircraft Association and assistance by Ted Tietjen, the “Celebration of the American Spirit” was held Sunday at the Grant Airport.
Starting a wonderful day at 9 a.m...
Over two thousand years ago, a man posed a simple question. This simple question, this small query, this beautiful mystery, has, like the man who posed it, worked to transform our world.
This question has started and ended wars, saved ...
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Landowners who were actively bypassing irrigation water flow meters will suffer the harshest penalty possible–permanent retirement of irrigation on the affected land.
In a special meeting Tuesday, June 22,...