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Streets around new Harchelroad building prioritized in city’s One and Six Year Plan

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican The city has prioritized three streets around the future Harchelroad dealership along East Highway 6 in its One and Six Year Street Plan for 2015. Concrete paving and storm sewer will be put down from Highway 6 on Holland St., half a block north to Cape St., ...

Loss in cash reserves seen in audit of senior care facilities

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Imperial’s senior care facilities comprised much of the discussion at the Jan. 19 city council meeting. Mayor Dwight Coleman and council members received the annual audit report presented by Steve Placke of Shonsey & Associates of Grand Island. While t...

Sales tax exemption affects city coffers

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican As expected, the sales tax exemption on the purchase of ag equipment or repair or replacement of parts on commercial agricultural machinery has affected the Imperial sales tax receipts. LB 96 went into effect Oct. 1, 2014. Purchases of ag equipment are sales ...

Promoting postsecondary education goal of grant

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican For two years Chase County Schools (CCS) has received a College Challenge Access Grant from federal, state and local funding sources. The purpose of the grant program is to aim at increasing the number of low-income students who enter and succeed in postsecond...

ALCO closing doors Friday

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican If there’s anything you need at ALCO, you need to move quickly. The doors will be closed for good at 8 p.m. Friday. Merchandise is presently being shipped out to larger ALCO stores that are remaining open, according to employees. The merchandise remaining ...

Bomgaars makes it official

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Bomgaars Supply, Inc., a farm and ranch retail chain with headquarters in Sioux City, Iowa, formally announced the acquisition of lease and fixtures of the Imperial Alco store and 11 former ALCO stores in four states. Bomgaars will take possession in Februa...

Storybook characters come to life

Students in K-4 brought their favorite storybook characters to life last Friday in a Book Parade celebrating National Reading Day. Students and staff paraded through the hall carrying their favorite books. Above, aide Vikki Robinson came to life as Mother Goose. At left, second grader Conner Tyer...

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Streets around new Harchelroad building prioritized in city’s One and Six Year Plan

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican The city has prioritized three streets around the future Harchelroad dealership along East Highway 6 in its One and Six Year Street Plan for 2015. Concrete paving...

Loss in cash reserves seen in audit of senior care facilities

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Imperial’s senior care facilities comprised much of the discussion at the Jan. 19 city council meeting. Mayor Dwight Coleman and council members received the...

Sales tax exemption affects city coffers

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican As expected, the sales tax exemption on the purchase of ag equipment or repair or replacement of parts on commercial agricultural machinery has affected the Imperial...

Gambling, tobacco topics of Hughes weekly call

By Tim Linscott The Grant Tribune Sentinel Dealing with alcohol and gambling bills were some hot-button issues Sen. Dan Hughes of the 44th District spoke about at his weekly conference call on Jan. 27....

County keno funds provide community betterment

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Chase County has funds available for community betterment, thanks to keno proceeds at Enders Lake Golf Course.     The Chase County Commissioners oversee net...

‘Light of the Word’ theme of ladies retreat

Registration begins for Race to Erase MS

Lions Club spruces up hospital rooms

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Promoting postsecondary education goal of grant

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican For two years Chase County Schools (CCS) has received a College Challenge Access Grant from federal, state and local funding sources. The purpose of the grant program...

Storybook characters come to life

Storybook characters come to life

Students in K-4 brought their favorite storybook characters to life last Friday in a Book Parade celebrating National Reading Day. Students and staff paraded through the hall carrying their favorite...

Bauerle, Christner represent schools at Doane Honor Choir

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Chase County’s Emma Bauerle and Wauneta-Palisade’s Christi Christner recently performed at the largest Doane Honor Choir in 12 years. Held Jan. 11 and 12, each student...

Robots team takes fourth in Lincoln

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The Chase County Schools Vex Robots team of Jose Cepeda and Brian Burpo took a fourth place alliance during a tournament sponsored by Lincoln Public Schools Jan....

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Lady Longhorns are SPVA runners-up

Lady Longhorns are SPVA runners-up

Last SPVA title game appearance was in 2004 By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Mark Bottom’s Chase County Lady Longhorns rode the momentum from back-to-back regular season wins all the way to...

Lueth fifth at tough Chadron two day wrestling tourney

Lueth fifth at tough Chadron two day wrestling tourney

By Alan Carman The Imperial Republican Senior Jake Lueth was the only Longhorn wrestler able to bring home some hardware from Chadron. It took eight matches over the coarse of two days, but in the end,...

Longhorns settle for third in SPVA

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican This year’s seniors set their sights on an SPVA basketball championship. SPVA newcomer Bridgeport wanted the same thing. Something had to give. Three points...

CCS bowlers headed for district meets Saturday

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The Chase County Longhorn bowling teams will roll for a berth in their respective state meets during district competition Saturday. The girls’ team will compete...

Lady Longhorns SPVA runners-up, boys take third

The Lady Longhorn basketball team played in the SPVA finals for the first time since 2004 and finished as this year’s runners-up. Team members include, front from left, Makenna Wallin, Paige Spady,...

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ALCO closing doors Friday

ALCO closing doors Friday

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican If there’s anything you need at ALCO, you need to move quickly. The doors will be closed for good at 8 p.m. Friday. Merchandise is presently being shipped out...

Bomgaars makes it official

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Bomgaars Supply, Inc., a farm and ranch retail chain with headquarters in Sioux City, Iowa, formally announced the acquisition of lease and fixtures of the Imperial...

Hill joins chiropractic clinic

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Dr. Danielle Hill has joined Mathews Family Chiropractic as a chiropractor. She will be working in the Imperial and Grant offices. Hill, a Winnebago, Ill. native,...

Changes at Moreland Realty

Blake Moreland recently purchased Moreland Realty from parents Jane and Mike Moreland. As a certified general appraiser in Nebraska, Colorado and Kansas and a Nebraska real estate broker, Blake will focus...

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