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Hospital board kicks off new building endeavor

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Board members of the Chase County Community Hospital gave Administrator Steve Lewis the go-ahead to begin the planning process for a new facility. They assigned him the task during their regular meeting Jan. 28. Board Member Eddie Nichols of Wauneta said...

Academics, building addition, 5-8 curriculum meeting topics

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A community info meeting centered on Chase County Schools lasted just as long as Supt. Joey Lefdal said it would. But in the hour and 10 minute meeting last Thursday night, a lot of information was sifted through, most notably student progress on state testin...

Call it the ‘Blizzard of ’16’

Call it the ‘Blizzard of ’16’

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The magnitude of this week’s snowstorm brought by Winter Storm Kayla proved to be powerful enough to go down as the “Blizzard of ’16.”     Snowfall ranging from 12-18 inches, driven by gusts of 50 mph or more, left much of Nebraska paralyzed on...

Chase County Fair lands Jake Owen for country night

Chase County Fair lands Jake Owen for country night

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The Chase County Fair captured another star to add to the long list of country stars who have appeared at the fair. Fair board Entertainment Chair Alex McNair announced this week that the fair has signed country star Jake Owen. He will perform on Frida...

Three in jail on alleged pipe theft case

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A cooperative effort between the Chase Co. Sheriff’s Office, the Phillips Co. (Colo.) Sheriff’s Office and area farmers is being credited for three arrests last week related to the theft of irrigation pipe. A series of recent thefts of irrigation pipe hav...

Eberhardt sentenced in child porn possession case

Charles Eberhardt, 56, of Imperial was sentenced Jan. 29 to four years and nine months in prison by United States District Judge John M. Gerrard for possession of child pornography.   Eberhardt, a former Chase County dispatcher, will serve his sentence in a federal facility yet to be determined by...

Interim financing in place for Cornerstone street work, paving

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Despite the snowstorm’s effect on several agenda items, the Imperial city council acted on several issues Monday. Although the bond agent from Omaha did not get to Imperial to review legalities with the council, members passed an ordinance selling Bond Anti...

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Hospital board kicks off new building endeavor

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Board members of the Chase County Community Hospital gave Administrator Steve Lewis the go-ahead to begin the planning process for a new facility. They assigned...

Call it the ‘Blizzard of ’16’

Call it the ‘Blizzard of ’16’

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The magnitude of this week’s snowstorm brought by Winter Storm Kayla proved to be powerful enough to go down as the “Blizzard of ’16.”     Snowfall...

Three in jail on alleged pipe theft case

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A cooperative effort between the Chase Co. Sheriff’s Office, the Phillips Co. (Colo.) Sheriff’s Office and area farmers is being credited for three arrests last...

Eberhardt sentenced in child porn possession case

Charles Eberhardt, 56, of Imperial was sentenced Jan. 29 to four years and nine months in prison by United States District Judge John M. Gerrard for possession of child pornography.   Eberhardt, a former...

Interim financing in place for Cornerstone street work, paving

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Despite the snowstorm’s effect on several agenda items, the Imperial city council acted on several issues Monday. Although the bond agent from Omaha did not get...

First 2016 baby born at CCCH

CCCH participates in Little Hats, Big Hearts

Hot Tomatoes swing into Holyoke for Valentine’s Day

Gotta love those Girl Scout cookies

Rotary club to host ‘chocolate affair’

Three more snow days puts CCS close to extended school year

National Wild Turkey Federation banquet to be held this Saturday

13 teams battle for puzzle supremacy

Perkins County stop yields three pounds of meth

Occupational therapist helps clients of all ages

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Academics, building addition, 5-8 curriculum meeting topics

Academics, building addition, 5-8 curriculum meeting topics

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A community info meeting centered on Chase County Schools lasted just as long as Supt. Joey Lefdal said it would. But in the hour and 10 minute meeting last Thursday...

Largest group of choirs ever coming here Monday for show choir festival

Twenty-one groups, the most ever for the western site, will be in Imperial Monday for the Show Choir Festival sponsored by the Nebraska Choral Directors Association.   It is one of three festivals held...

Another group from CCS at Sing Around Nebraska event

Another group of elementary students from Chase County Schools attended a session of Sing Around Nebraska last month. These seven from CCS were in North Platte Jan. 20 for the rehearsals and concert involving...

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Longhorns split in action last week

Longhorns split in action last week

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Chase County’s Longhorn boys added a 54-49 win here against Haxtun, Colo., Tuesday, Jan. 26 but gave up a 36-51 loss at Bridgeport Friday. But perhaps the...

Ladies capture another close one at Bridgeport

Ladies capture another close one at Bridgeport

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican After stunning Bridgeport in the SPVA tourney first round game 11 days earlier, the Lady Longhorns did it again Friday night. Helped by their best night of three-point...

Wrestlers third at Medicine Valley Tournament

By Alan Carman The Imperial Republican Despite being a couple wrestlers short, Head Coach Matt Vlasin was satisfied with the third place finish his Longhorn wreslers came home with, last Thursday. Caleb...

Winners move on to district free throw contest

Five youths from Imperial are moving on in the Knights of Columbus sponsored free throw shooting contest. At the local contest Sunday afternoon hosted by the Imperial Knights, first place winners included,...

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Manor receives 5-star rating from government

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has just given Imperial Manor Nursing Home a five-star rating, the highest it can get and has up to date received....

Bill would eliminate social security numbers on forms

By Seth Olson Nebraska news service In the future, Nebraskans may not have to include their Social Security number when applying for permits and licenses under the state’s Department of Agriculture,...

Chase County included in open soybean board seats

This year, the Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) will be seeking three soybean farmers to serve on the Board of Directors and to represent fellow soybean farmers and the industry. The election is conducted...

State reps attempt to clear up murky water, land issues

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Visitors from the Nebraska Department of Revenue were at the Chase County Courthouse Jan. 26 to meet with Chase County Assessor Dottie Bartels and Commissioners Dave...

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