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    School year ends with hugs, ice cream

    School News | 10:04 AM |

    There were lots of hugs and goodbyes Friday as Chase County Schools ended the 2015-16 year. Above, aide Bonnie Weiss, also a crossing guard, stops traffic one last time as students hauled home their belongings.

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    Memorial Day ceremony will remember fallen

    Business News | 10:02 AM |

    By Jan Schultz

    The Imperial Republican

    Mt. Hope Cemetery in Imperial will be the gathering place again this year for Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony.

    Organized by the Andrew Kinder VFW Post #4688 and Auxiliary, it will start at 10:30 a.m., said Post Quartermaster...

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    Judge dismisses pair of suits brought against DNR by FCID water users

    Business News | 10:01 AM |

    By Russ Pankonin

    The Imperial Republican

    Furnas County District Court Judge James E. Doyle IV dismissed two lawsuits against the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) over surface water closings in 2013 and 2014.

    Doyle ruled on the suits in his...

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    Scientists, public collect plant, animal information at Enders

    Local News | 10:00 AM |

    By Carolyn Lee

    The Imperial Republican

    Enders Reservoir was the site of a BioBlitz last Saturday. A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying species in a particular area over a short period of time.

    It’s also known as a biological inventory...

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    Chase County Fair tickets available online

    Local News | 09:58 AM |

    Fair’s online ticket portal goes live on Thursday

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner

    The Wauneta Breeze

    Music fans planning to attend this year’s Chase County Fair shows can reserve their spots now by purchasing tickets online.

    This year’s Friday, Aug. 19 show features...

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    State firemanship award goes to longtime IVFD member

    Business News | 09:56 AM |

    By Jan Schultz

    The Imperial Republican

    It took some doing, but family members got Duane Todd to Grand Island Friday to receive a major state firemanship award, and kept it under wraps, too.

    The 27-plus year member of the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department...