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Cattle truck accident closes highway for three hours

Cattle truck accident closes highway for three hours

Driver okay, but five cattle severely injured   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Highway 61 traffic was halted for about three hours last Wednesday after a cattle truck overturned. Lying on its side across the road, seven miles north of Imperial, north/south traffic had to be stoppe...

Rural fire board suggests 60/40 cost share on fire hall, proposes new site

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Members of the Imperial rural fire district board have made an informal offer to help pay for a new fire hall up to $500,000, but the offer came with some possible strings attached—location. Noting the board has not voted formally, rural fire board membe...

Wheat harvest in final stages of completion

Wheat harvest in final stages of completion

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican This year’s wheat crop will be remembered as one for the ages. Farmers are reporting exceptional yields on both dryland and irrigated wheat. Harvest of the dryland wheat crop has been completed in the area for the most part, leaving just the irrig...

Deputy joins sheriff’s department

Deputy joins sheriff’s department

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Jason Swartz was hired July 1 by the Chase County Sheriff’s Department, bringing the staff back to four. A 1991 Lexington High School graduate, Swartz most recently was a Red Willow Sheriff’s deputy for two years. After working for the Dawson Count...

Holmes becomes honorary fireman

Holmes becomes honorary fireman

■ IVFD Fun Day adds more ‘fun’ this year. PAGE 1. By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican For a very long time Dustin Holmes has wanted to be a fireman. That wish came true Monday night when the youth was named an honorary member of the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department. Dustin has Ne...

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Cattle truck accident closes highway for three hours

Cattle truck accident closes highway for three hours

Driver okay, but five cattle severely injured   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Highway 61 traffic was halted for about three hours last Wednesday after a cattle truck overturned. Lying...

Feed My Starving Children packing underway

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The fourth annual Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) MobilePack™ event in Imperial begins today (Thursday) and runs through Saturday. The event is being held...

Feed My Starving Children packing underway

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The fourth annual Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) MobilePack™ event in Imperial begins today (Thursday) and runs through Saturday. The event is being held...

Rural fire board suggests 60/40 cost share on fire hall, proposes new site

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Members of the Imperial rural fire district board have made an informal offer to help pay for a new fire hall up to $500,000, but the offer came with some possible...

IVFD Fun Day adds more ‘fun’ this year

■ Holmes becomes honorary fireman. PAGE A2. By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican An expanded Helen Fanning Memorial Fun Day is in the works this Saturday, hosted by the Imperial Volunteer Fire...

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Hometown girl wins big

Hometown girl wins big

Imperial’s own Josie Peterson, 14, a Chase County Schools sophomore, put her hometown on the map last week after winning the girls age 13-14 division in the National Pitch, Hit and Run (PHR) competition...

Pee Wee Black finishes season at 6-6

Pee Wee Black finishes season at 6-6

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Imperial Black Pee Wees won one and lost one in last week’s Tri-County League end-of-season baseball tournament, and finished the 2014 season at .500 with a...

NASCAR drivers a hit on their stop in Imperial

By Russ Pankonin, Brenda Johnson-Brandt The Imperial Republican/The Holyoke Enterprise NASCAR race fans got a rare treat Monday when they got to meet drivers Kenny Schrader and Kenny Wallace. The...

Imperial Orange Pee Wees take third at season tourney

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Imperial’s Pee Wee Orange baseball team took the consolation championship game and third place in last week’s Tri-County League Tournament in Wallace. Orange...

Doetker finishes in top third at national high school rodeo finals

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Jordyn Doetker of Wauneta completed her high school rodeo career last week with a 34th place finish in girls’ cutting at the National High School Rodeo Association...

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Wheat harvest in final stages of completion

Wheat harvest in final stages of completion

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican This year’s wheat crop will be remembered as one for the ages. Farmers are reporting exceptional yields on both dryland and irrigated wheat. Harvest...

Pioneer donates $1,000 to FFA

Pioneer donates $1,000 to FFA

Gary Mohr bringing Nebraska to the world

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Gary Mohr of tiny Enders is very much at home in Moscow, Johannesburg or capital cities in Europe. He travels internationally about 150 days per year in his...

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