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Limited boat ramps available at Lake McConaughy for Fourth of July weekend

Boaters planning to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday weekend at Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala state recreation areas will find ramps available at select locations. The available boat ramps at McConaughy will be: Lemoyne low water, Martin Bay low water and Burma Road/Diver’s Bay. Two boat ramps will be open at Lake Ogallala.
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Sand Hills Express

MPCC to Hold Robotics Classes in July at Broken Bow Campus, Two Others

BROKEN BOW – Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) is offering several opportunities to take a robotics class this summer. Openings are available at MPCC campuses in McCook, Broken Bow, and Ogallala. The MPCC Broken Bow Campus is planning a Robotics Camp from 2-5 p.m. to meet every Thursday in July,...

See What You Missed at the Colorado Truck Takeover 2022

An event designed for custom truck enthusiasts called the Colorado Truck Takeover took place in Colorado this past June 11th and 12th. The Colorado Truck Takeover was held at the Julesburg Drag Strip in the small town of Julesburg, Colorado, which is located in the northeast corner of the state right across the Nebraska border:

Townhall draws 150 to elder care discussion

More than 150 people showed up to a town hall meeting Thursday, June 9, at the Grant United Methodist Church to show support for, and to hear options about, a potential path forward for continued elder care in Perkins County. “What you being here means is hope” said Mark Bottom,...

Extension educator joins Stumpf Center

For 37-year-old Samantha Daniel accepting the position of Water and Integrated Cropping System Extension Educator at Stumpf International Wheat Research Center in Grant is just like returning home. Daniel will serve Perkins, Chase and Dundy counties in her new position. Although originally from Denver, Daniel moved to Nebraska in 2016...

A good day for a swim lesson

Weston Gertsch smiles at City of Grant Lifeguard Bella Fraizer after he successfully jumped off of the diving board during swimming lessons at the Grant City Pool on Monday, June 13. It was a perfect day to be in the pool, as temperatures soared to 103 degrees during the day, according to the National Weather Service. There were a total of 26 kids signed up for lessons this week at the pool, with 14 lifeguards assisting. This is the first round of lessons for this summer at the pool. Another round will be held on July 11-15. Registrations are now being taken. Private lessons are also available. For more information, contact the Grant City Pool at 308-352-4217.

Dorothy Reese

Dorothy Mae Reese, 94, of Ogallala, Neb. passed away June 17, 2022, at the Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala. Dorothy was born on March 12, 1928, the daughter of George and Molly (Eckhardt) Frick in Culbertson, Neb. Dorothy grew up and attended school in Culbertson, graduating from Culbertson High School in May 1946.

Stanly Dolezal

Stanly F. Dolezal, 92, of Julesburg, Colo., passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at the Sedgwick County Nursing Home in Julesburg. Stanly was born on August 28, 1929, at the family farm north of Venango in Perkins County, Neb. He was the youngest of four children born to Charles A. and Frances Klabenes Dolezal. He graduated from Venango High School with the class of 1946.

A proud moment

Grant Girls T-Ball Assistant Coach Jana Turner (left), praises Cora Tjaden, daughter of Nicole and Casey Tjaden, on her smart play at third base last Thursday, June 16, during the girls’ home game against Hershey. The team is 1 for 3 so far this year. Head coach for the team is Ellie McCormick. The team has three games left this season. Be looking for all of the Perkins County ball team photos in an upcoming edition of the Grant Tribune-Sentinel.

Andrew Brown

Andrew “Andy” Brown, 64, of Grant, Neb., passed away at the Perkins County Hospital in Grant. Andy was born September 5, 1957, at Atwood, Kan., to Anthon and Mary (Eby) Brown. He graduated from Herndon High School with the class of 1976. Andy worked at the hose plant...

Marvin “Sam” Marquardt

Marvin “Sam” Marquardt, 95, of Julesburg, Colo., passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Regent Park Nursing and Rehabilitation in Holyoke. Sam was born on October 5, 1926, on the family farm south of Julesburg to Fred and Louise (Weiland) Marquardt. He was baptized on October 31, 1926, at his parents home and confirmed on April 6, 1941, at St Paul’s Lutheran Church Venango, Neb.

The Grant Tribune-Sentinel, your community news source

The Grant Tribune-Sentinel, your community news source. For over 100 years, The Grant Tribune-Sentinel has documented the news, events and photos for generations of Perkins County residents. Although things change over the years, we continue to report and be at the pulse of the community. We consistently listen and make improvements based on what is relevant for our readers.

MPCC Ogallala Campus offers outdoor classes

The Mid-Plains Community College Ogallala Campus is offering classes geared toward outdoor enthusiasts this summer. Cast Iron and Campfires is scheduled for 3-5 p.m. June 30 at the campus. Instructor Travis Byers will provide an introduction to outdoor cooking, campfire style. Participants will learn cooking basics and safety while making...
Imperial Republican

Horns double up on Lex, get big win at Broken Bow

The Imperial Pinnacle Bank seniors recovered from a rough outing last Wednesday to take a three-game win streak into this week. The Horns got rocked 1-17 in their home game against Ogallala last Wednesday. Ogallala got to Imperial pitching early in the game as their first five batters came around...