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Ribbon cutting celebrates  impact of Heather Estates

Ribbon cutting celebrates impact of Heather Estates

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Community members and partners responsible for the construction of 10 new rental homes and four spec homes in Imperial celebrated the achievement during a ribbon cutting Wednesday, Sept. 3. Imperial Mayor Dwight Coleman, who emceed the event, expressed...

Pheasants Forever dream of building, park now a reality

Pheasants Forever dream of building, park now a reality

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican A longtime dream of the Southwest Nebraska Pheasants Forever Chapter to create a youth park and build a clubhouse became a reality this month. In the last several weeks, the chapter completed construction of a 24- by 24-foot building on a one-acre plo...

Zadina photos featured in Grant gallery

Zadina photos featured in Grant gallery

The Perkins County Area Arts Council welcomes Imperial area photographer Penny Zadina, whose photographs are on display at Meadowlark Gallery during the month of September. An open house will be held in her honor this Sunday from 12 noon to 2 p.m., during which the public can meet with the artis...

Nurses honor McNair by planting tree

Nurses honor McNair by planting tree

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Linda McNair, who passed away Aug. 26, touched many lives in Chase County. And, as a nurse, she “was a very good nurse and represented Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH) well,” according to Administrator Steve Lewis. Last Thursday, the hospital n...

Longhorns at 2-0 with 26-0 win over Bridgeport

Longhorns at 2-0 with 26-0 win over Bridgeport

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The Chase County Longhorns claimed their second win in as many starts Friday night with a 26-0 shutout at Bridgeport. Coach  Dan Lenners said he liked the progress he saw in his team, compared to their season-opening win over Minden. That progress wa...

MCC play recalls 9/11, honors firefighters

MCC play recalls 9/11, honors firefighters

Few events in our lifetime will resonate like the events that transpired on Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. McCook Fire Chief Marc Harpham worked full-time for the city of McCook Fire Department. His shift at the fire station just ended at 8 a.m. and he was preparing to go to his part-time job as a m...

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Ribbon cutting celebrates impact of Heather Estates

Ribbon cutting celebrates  impact of Heather Estates

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Community members and partners responsible for the construction of 10 new rental homes and four spec homes in Imperial celebrated the achievement during a...

City’s 17 percent valuation increase helps drop levy a bit in proposed ‘14-15 budget

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican It’s no longer big news that valuations are up considerably all across the state. So, it wasn’t too big a surprise to city officials that Imperial’s valuation...

Grant’s Bullock auto auction draws 2,000

By Tim Linscott The Grant Tribune Sentinel The Bullock auto auction in Grant is over and all that is left is for the remaining cars at the auction site to be hauled back to their new home. According...

West Nile Virus-infected mosquitoes at high level in southwest Nebraska

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican “We got a good crop” of mosquitoes in southwest Nebraska this year, according to Myra Stoney, director of Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD)....

Zadina photos featured in Grant gallery

The Perkins County Area Arts Council welcomes Imperial area photographer Penny Zadina, whose photographs are on display at Meadowlark Gallery during the month of September. An open house will be held...

Nurses honor McNair by planting tree

Larry Browning tops field in Red, White, Blue League Tournament

Benefit luncheon Sunday for Wauneta’s Dana Cayer, family

Sixth grader wins division at State Fair’s Galaxy of Stars

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Board members still looking to replace problematic activity bus

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A used charter coach bus purchased by Chase County Schools for activity transportation two years ago has been problem-filled, especially the past year. It’s...

New teacher student taught here last year

New teacher student taught here last year

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Alexandria (Alex) Rettele is familiar with the hallways at Chase County Schools (CCS). She student taught with teachers Renae Bottom and Al Zuege last spring....

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Varsity volleyball wins opener, record stands at 3-1

Varsity volleyball wins opener, record stands at 3-1

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican After their first week of play, Chase County Coach Jodie Schuller likes what she’s seeing from her varsity volleyball squad. After an opening win at Haxtun,...

Longhorns at 2-0 with 26-0 win over Bridgeport

Longhorns at 2-0 with 26-0 win over Bridgeport

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The Chase County Longhorns claimed their second win in as many starts Friday night with a 26-0 shutout at Bridgeport. Coach  Dan Lenners said he liked the...

JV, C teams win volleyball openers

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Just like their varsity counterparts, Chase County’s JV and C teams also won volleyball matches at Haxtun, Colo., last Thursday. After losing a close second...

Cross country boys win at Cambridge meet, girls second

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Chase County’s Longhorn cross country teams opened the season in a big way Friday at Cambridge. With Imperial’s top four boys finishing fourth, fifth,...

Softball team picks up double win at Holyoke

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A trip to Holyoke, Colo., last week resulted in the first wins for Chase County’s varsity softball team. The Lady Longhorns defeated the Lady Dragons in both...

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Pheasants Forever dream of building, park now a reality

Pheasants Forever dream of building, park now a reality

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican A longtime dream of the Southwest Nebraska Pheasants Forever Chapter to create a youth park and build a clubhouse became a reality this month. In the last...

Gittlein bull chosen Supreme Champion at State Fair

Gittlein bull chosen Supreme Champion at State Fair

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A Chase County youth brought home a big honor from the Nebraska State Fair. A half Simmental/half Angus yearling bull shown by Regan Gittlein, a junior at...

Deadlines approaching to apply for NRCS conservation funds

Farmers and ranchers interested in soil, water and wildlife conservation are encouraged to sign up now for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). EQIP is available from the USDA Natural...

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“When the Game Stands Tall” (PG)—Inspired by a true story, When the Game Stands Tall tells the remarkable journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans...

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Local emergency responders also taking Sept. 11 seriously

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Today (Thursday) America observes 9/11 for the 13th year since the day terrorists attacked the United States at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, and when...

Recent recruit completes basics

Army Pfc. Rachelle Carmin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core...

MCC play recalls 9/11, honors firefighters

Few events in our lifetime will resonate like the events that transpired on Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. McCook Fire Chief Marc Harpham worked full-time for the city of McCook Fire Department. His shift...

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