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Adams Lumber has new office building

By M. Lee

One Year Ago
April 21, 2011
A blizzard roared through the area dumping 10 inches of snow that was accompanied by high winds. No sign  of spring, as the kids prepared for a snowy Easter break.
The City Council approved, 4 percent increase in electric rates during their regular meeting  on April 12. The changes are set to be in effect as of May 1.

Ten Years Ago
April 25, 2002
Acting upon the advice of CPA Harvey Johnson, the Perkins County Hospital Board made the decision April 22 to apply for critical access status. Johnson, who was contacted to perform an audit, said the time had come when it would be in the best interest for the hospital to seek critical access designation to offset its year of negative Medicare reimbursement.  

Twenty-five Years Ago
April 22, 1987
Grant will not be the site of a new liquor license, as the Grant City Council voted to deny the application made by Billie and Colleen Benge. Councilwoman Johnson said that there is no problem with granting the license to Benge, the problem is the location of the proposed license location, which was 1002 Central Ave. State statute says  liquor establishments must be 150 feet away from churches.  The Grant Evangelical Free Church is located at 138 Central Ave.
Fifty Years Ago
April26, 1962
Adams Lumber Company invited the community to celebrate the completion of their new office building. For three days,  the open house served coffee and donuts to all the visitors, while they checked out the new office, and the new sales floor.

Seventy-Five Years Ago
January 7, 1937
Amid shrieks of joy and the roar of applause, it was announced that Perkins County High School again, is the winner of the South Platte Valley Association music contest that was held in the Grant Theatre. Two points in the Perkins County High School’s favor was the deciding factor of the contest.