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Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado agree to another one-year deal

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado agreed on another one-year deal to give Nebraska 100 percent for any augmentation pumping needed toward compliance in 2016. Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) Manager Jasper Fanning said the agreement shows th...

Dr. Tom challenges people to be TeamMates mentors

Dr. Tom challenges people to be TeamMates mentors

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Dr. Tom Osborne commands respect anywhere he goes, especially in Nebraska. Most people know Dr. Tom for his 25 years as football coach for the Huskers. Or for his six years as the Third District Congressman. Or for his five years as NU’s athletic direc...

Proposed city budget shows lower levy

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican After a budget worksession Monday, city officials are hammering out the final numbers in the 2015-16 budget. The budget hearing will be part of the council’s regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 14, which is actually being held a week later than usual due to th...

CCS enrollment numbers remain above 600

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Eleven more students are attending classes at Chase County Schools in 2015-16 compared to last year, based on figures from the fifth day of school Aug. 26. Supt. Joey Lefdal released the grade-by-grade numbers last week after nearly a full week of school. Th...

Longhorns open season with 38-6 win

Longhorns open season with 38-6 win

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Head Football Coach Dan Lenners liked what he saw in the Longhorns’ 38-6 win in the season opener Friday at Minden. The Longhorns controlled the game from the outset, scoring on their first two possessions en route to a 25-0 halftime lead. Minden’s...

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Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado agree to another one-year deal

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado agreed on another one-year deal to give Nebraska 100 percent for any augmentation pumping needed toward compliance in 2016. Upper...

Dr. Tom challenges people to be TeamMates mentors

Dr. Tom challenges people to be TeamMates mentors

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Dr. Tom Osborne commands respect anywhere he goes, especially in Nebraska. Most people know Dr. Tom for his 25 years as football coach for the Huskers. Or...

Proposed city budget shows lower levy

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican After a budget worksession Monday, city officials are hammering out the final numbers in the 2015-16 budget. The budget hearing will be part of the council’s...

Homeowner questions tree nuisance notification

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Terry Wagner of Imperial said he can take city officials around town and point out as many as 20 other dead trees like the one he’s been notified of on his property....

County variance board members appointed

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Chase County Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr. approved four Chase County individuals as members of the variance board at the Aug. 25 commissioners’...

Historical Society to host annual dinner

Community rallies around Koellner

Cancer Walk will take on new evening format

Hospital vital to Chase County

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CCS enrollment numbers remain above 600

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Eleven more students are attending classes at Chase County Schools in 2015-16 compared to last year, based on figures from the fifth day of school Aug. 26. Supt....

First grade teacher returns to home area

First grade teacher returns to home area

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Michelle (Rundback) Martinez was attracted to Chase County Schools (CCS) for several reasons. The school was clean, all grades were in one building, and it was just...

Essay contests have patriotic themes

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Students in grades 6-12 at Chase County Schools are being encouraged to submit entries for two essay contests sponsored by the VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary. The...

Student teacher is teacher of students

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Last spring Brandi Confer student taught second and fifth grade students at Chase County Schools (CCS). This year she has been hired to teach second grade, a position...

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Owings finishes fifth in nation in shot put

Owings finishes fifth in nation in shot put

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Allison Owings of Champion placed in the top 10 percent in the nation with a fifth place shot put finish in her age group at the USATF Junior Olympic National Meet....

Tailgate party to precede Friday’s football game

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican The Longhorn Booster Club is hosting a tailgate party prior to this Friday’s home football game against Bridgeport. Serving of the meal will begin at 5:30 p.m....

Longhorns open season with 38-6 win

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Head Football Coach Dan Lenners liked what he saw in the Longhorns’ 38-6 win in the season opener Friday at Minden. The Longhorns controlled the game from...

Lady Longhorns rebuild after one of best seasons in 2014

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Head Volleyball Coach Jodie Schuller has a team ready for some competition this week as the Lady Longhorns open their 2015 season today (Thursday) on the home court....

Lady Longhorn softball 2-2 after opening week

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Chase County softball holds a 2-2 record after its opening week of play, splitting wins at a pair of triangulars last week in Southern Valley. Coach Denise Smith...

Cross Country teams open season Friday at Cambridge

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McNair Agency adds two to staff

Since last spring McNair Agency, Inc. has added two new staff members. Kristi McNair, wife of agent Alex McNair, has been working two days a week since spring as a receptionist. Her additional duties...

Musgrove heads First Bank & Trust Co.

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Matthew Musgrove has been named vice president/branch manager of First Bank & Trust  Company of Imperial. The 2003 Chase County Schools graduate began working...

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