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Get lost, spooked at same time

Get lost, spooked at same time

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Something brushes across your face. Someone moans. Then you bump against a table holding a dish of blood and a severed head. You must be at the Imperial EMS Haunted House! The fundraiser will be open to the public this week at the Imperial gymnasium Thursd...

Imperial voters will decide on $1.35 million bond for fire hall

Imperial voters will decide on $1.35 million bond for fire hall

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican On Election Day Tuesday, voters in the two Imperial city precincts will vote on a bond issue to fund a new fire hall. The principal amount of the bond will be $1.35 million. The Imperial Rural Fire District has agreed to contribute up to $500,000 towar...

Kansas approves 100 percent credit for 2014 augmentation pumping

Kansas, Nebraska already working on agreement for 2015 By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Action taken by Kansas last week indicates the stalemate on water issues in the Republican River Basin that Kansas has with Nebraska and Colorado could be coming to an end. During a meeting of the Repu...

General Election set for Tuesday

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Nebraskans will join fellow voters throughout the nation when they go to the polls for the mid-term General Election Tuesday, Nov. 4. Nebraska’s high profile races center on the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Mike Johanns and the governor’s sea...

Students say ‘no’ to bullying

Students say ‘no’ to bullying

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican A light mist didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of Chase County Schools elementary students last Wednesday, although it might have moistened the construction paper on their anti-bullying chain. The students and their teachers were celebrating Unity Day outdoors...

Preparing for Ebola in Chase County, southwest Nebraska

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican With stories of Ebola and its victims in the news across the nation, it’s not unreasonable for emergency managers to make preparations for potential Ebola cases in the U.S. “We want to reassure the public that your hospitals are diligently planning with t...

Longhorns wrap up season with win over Mitchell

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The Chase County Longhorns ended their season Friday with a 66-12 win over Mitchell to finish with a 5-3 record. Unfortunately for the Longhorns, those three losses kept them outside the 16-team playoffs in C1. They finished 18th in the wildcard points use...

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Get lost, spooked at same time

Get lost, spooked at same time

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Something brushes across your face. Someone moans. Then you bump against a table holding a dish of blood and a severed head. You must be at the Imperial EMS Haunted...

Imperial voters will decide on $1.35 million bond for fire hall

Imperial voters will decide on $1.35 million bond for fire hall

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican On Election Day Tuesday, voters in the two Imperial city precincts will vote on a bond issue to fund a new fire hall. The principal amount of the bond will...

General Election set for Tuesday

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Nebraskans will join fellow voters throughout the nation when they go to the polls for the mid-term General Election Tuesday, Nov. 4. Nebraska’s high profile...

Preparing for Ebola in Chase County, southwest Nebraska

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican With stories of Ebola and its victims in the news across the nation, it’s not unreasonable for emergency managers to make preparations for potential Ebola cases...

CCS grad focusing on the big screen

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Energy and ideas radiate from Gabe Lenners. He gestures enthusiastically or leans forward with hands clasped as he explains what he’s currently working on. The...

Nebraska Community Foundation celebrates 20 years working with hometowns like Imperial

Confirmed cases of enterovirus found in health district

Membership a priority for Lions District Governor

Treasures at the book sale

Video contest cancelled

Scarecrow winners named from pumpkin patch

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Students say ‘no’ to bullying

Students say ‘no’ to bullying

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican A light mist didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of Chase County Schools elementary students last Wednesday, although it might have moistened the construction paper...

Board members beginning search process for new superintendent

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican School board members have been quick to start the process of finding a new superintendent. At a special meeting Monday night, board members met with Sharon Endorf...

Musical reprised for third time at CCS

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican When the musical “Li’l Abner” hit the Chase County Schools (CCS) stage last weekend, it was as politically fresh as when it was presented two previous...

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Longhorns wrap up season with win over Mitchell

Longhorns wrap up season with win over Mitchell

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The Chase County Longhorns ended their season Friday with a 66-12 win over Mitchell to finish with a 5-3 record. Unfortunately for the Longhorns, those three...

Volleyball subdistricts next week; CCS expects No. 3 seed

Volleyball subdistricts next week; CCS expects No. 3 seed

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican It’s the post-season for high school volleyball and the Lady Longhorns are gearing up for next week’s C1-12 subdistrict tournament starting Monday in Alliance....

Crossroads’ flag football season comes to end

Saturday was the big game day for 40-plus youths in grades 3-6 at the final flag football game of the 15th annual Crossroads Wesleyan flag football season. Four teams rotated playing each other until...

Longhorn boys finish fifth at state meet

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Chase County’s cross country boys’ team put the cap on a successful season with a fifth place finish in the state meet in Kearney Friday. Coach Carl Zuege...

Softball coach expects good nucleus back for 2015

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Softball Coach Denise Smith sees a lot of positives as she looks back on the 2014 varsity season at Chase County Schools. At 5-27, the team didn’t finish with...

Southwest area rated among the best for pheasant opener

Two bighorn sheep permits authorized for next year

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Kansas approves 100 percent credit for 2014 augmentation pumping

Kansas, Nebraska already working on agreement for 2015 By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Action taken by Kansas last week indicates the stalemate on water issues in the Republican River Basin that...

Imperial FFA teams, national officer candidate at convention

By Jeremy Vlasin FFA Advisor Imperial is being represented in a variety of different ways on the national stage at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky. this week. The Market Plan Team is competing,...

Chamber’s Popcorn Days continuing this week

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Activities for the Chamber of Commerce Popcorn Days are continuing this week. Michelle Spady won the “Sound Corny?”  baby picture ID contest. It was a challenging...

Mathews Chiropractic moves

Dr. Jason Mathews of Mathews Family Chiropractic has settled into his new office at 126 West 6th St. in Imperial. The remodeled building features a roomy waiting room and reception area and four treatment...

‘Back Yard Beautiful’ workshop coming up

Now is the best time to plan for a beautiful back yard in 2015. The Extension services will hold an interactive two-hour workshop to discuss current problems that local communities face in their windbreaks,...

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