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ALCO Store closing a big blow to local community

ALCO Store closing a big blow to local community

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican “Yes, there were some tears.” Those were words from Imperial ALCO Store Manager Nicki Sailors after store employees learned last week their store was closing. Imperial’s is one of 198 stores operating in 23 states that will close its doors in January...

Gem found but prize unclaimed; Christmas Festival next week

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican The Imperial Gem being sought in the community has apparently been found, but the $250 prize in Chamber Bucks has yet to be claimed. The gem people sought in the treasure hunt, using weekly clues printed in The Imperial Republican, is gone from its hidden loc...

CCS graduation rate tops state’s average

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The Nebraska high school graduation rate has hit a record high, nearly reaching the state goal of 90 percent. Chase County Schools (CCS) has passed that goal. According to information released by the Nebraska Department of Education last Friday, 89.5 percent ...

Input being gathered on superintendent search

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A search is underway for a new Chase County Schools superintendent and patrons have the chance to submit comments on the qualities they believe the next CCS superintendent should possess. Patrons of the district can access the school’s website at www.ccsch...

Nebraska will gain full credit for 2015 augmentation pumping

Nebraska will gain full credit for 2015 augmentation pumping

Work to continue on long-term solutions By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican When Special Master William J. Kayatta issued his findings on water disputes between Kansas and Nebraska, he strongly suggested the states start working together to even out their differences. Those words proved pr...

CCS One Act is conference champion

CCS One Act is conference champion

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The Chase County Schools One Act Play, “The Chronicles of Jane: Book Seven” took first place at the SPVA Conference competition in North Platte Monday. Second place went to host Hershey Public Schools and third place went to North Platte St. Pat’s. C...

‘It’s beginning to look a lot like....’

‘It’s beginning to look a lot like....’

City worker Dan Leibhart took advantage of the 50-degree temperatures Friday to hang the city’s Christmas decorations with fellow employees along Broadway St. in Imperial. The lights will be turned on for the first time for the Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Festival next Thursday, Dec. 4,...

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Gem found but prize unclaimed; Christmas Festival next week

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican The Imperial Gem being sought in the community has apparently been found, but the $250 prize in Chamber Bucks has yet to be claimed. The gem people sought in the...

‘It’s beginning to look a lot like....’

‘It’s beginning to look a lot like....’

City worker Dan Leibhart took advantage of the 50-degree temperatures Friday to hang the city’s Christmas decorations with fellow employees along Broadway St. in Imperial. The lights will be turned...

Chase County fossil now at state museum

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican About three years ago, an Imperial man was walking his dog and enjoying the day when he noticed a flat bone laying flat on the ground. Poking around, he discovered...

Learning Imperial’s recycling habits

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican In an effort to understand Imperial residents’ recycling habits, and then make recycling more appealing, a survey of residents was taken Saturday. Residents...

DNR Chief Brian Dunnigan resigns

Brian Dunnigan, Director of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, resigned last Thursday. Director Dunnigan was appointed by Governor Heineman to the position in 2008 after serving in the Department...

MPCC given go-ahead to instruct college students in other states

United Methodist Women to hold bazaar to be held Dec. 5

IVFD answers calls Friday, Saturday

Help children cope with holiday stress

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CCS graduation rate tops state’s average

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The Nebraska high school graduation rate has hit a record high, nearly reaching the state goal of 90 percent. Chase County Schools (CCS) has passed that goal. According...

Input being gathered on superintendent search

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A search is underway for a new Chase County Schools superintendent and patrons have the chance to submit comments on the qualities they believe the next CCS superintendent...

CCS One Act is conference champion

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The Chase County Schools One Act Play, “The Chronicles of Jane: Book Seven” took first place at the SPVA Conference competition in North Platte Monday. Second...

More lottery funds for education coming; hearing takes comments

By Julia Jackson Nebraska News Service A three-hour hearing in a crowded room set the scene for the Nov. 19 discussion on the distribution of state lottery funds for education. Thirty people testified...

CCS grad performs at music educators conference

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican At the Nebraska Music Educators Association (NMEA) state conference last week in Lincoln, the Concordia University Chamber Choir performed a concert for attendees....

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Total of 509 deer checked in

Total of 509 deer checked in

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Deer hunters checked in a total of 509 deer during the rifle season that ended Sunday night after sundown. Ron Schoenberger, owner of Lakers in Enders, said...

Lady Longhorns gain three spots on all-conference team

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Chase County volleyball players represent 25 percent of the 2014 SPVA All-Conference Team. With three Lady Longhorns on the 12-member first and second teams, that...

Junior high wrestlers pick up several firsts at meets

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Wrestlers on the junior high team competed at two meets the past week and a half, Nov. 17 at North Platte St. Pat’s and last Friday at Medicine Valley in Curtis....

Few newcomers joining officiating ranks

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican In a few years, Chase County Activities Director Troy Hauxwell said it’s conceivable some Longhorn football games may have to be played on a Thursday night,...

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ALCO Store closing a big blow to local community

ALCO Store closing a big blow to local community

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican “Yes, there were some tears.” Those were words from Imperial ALCO Store Manager Nicki Sailors after store employees learned last week their store was closing....

Nebraska will gain full credit for 2015 augmentation pumping

Nebraska will gain full credit for 2015 augmentation pumping

Work to continue on long-term solutions By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican When Special Master William J. Kayatta issued his findings on water disputes between Kansas and Nebraska, he strongly...

Wheat Growers choose North Platte for annual meeting site

The Nebraska Wheat Growers Association (NWGA) will hold its annual meeting Monday, Dec. 8, at the West Central Research and Extension Center in North Platte. The NWGA meeting will be followed by a brief...

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