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Farm Bill meeting draws a full house

Farm Bill meeting draws a full house

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Area farmers packed the St. Patrick Parish Hall in Imperial Friday to learn more specifics about the 2014 Farm Bill passed this year. The meeting, which drew more than 130 people, was led by Linda Fegler, Farm Service Agency county director for Chase and...

Homemade snacks may be banned in K-6; board to review policy in January

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A proposed policy that will come before the school board in January will address the bringing of homemade food and snacks to school for celebrations such as birthdays. At the Dec. 8 board meeting, elimination of homemade goods from K-6 classrooms drew a lengt...

TeamMates training outlines rules, goals

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Being a TeamMates mentor doesn’t mean being a parent, or a tutor or a judge. Being a mentor means being an additional caring adult in a student’s life, listening and helping the mentee be successful by being in their lives. That’s what about 30 people ...

Public invited to share Christmas Day dinner

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Christmas will be celebrated with a dinner in Imperial Dec. 25, thanks to the Southwest Nebraska Ministerial Association. Everyone is invited to join in at the Eagles Club between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for the turkey and ham meal, served by about 45 volunteers. ...

Trenton man charged with 1st degree murder in Austin Wright case

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Twenty-two year old John R. Leahy III of Trenton has been charged with first degree murder for killing 18-year-old Austin J. Wright. Wright’s mother reported him missing to the Hitchcock County Sheriff’s Department on March 9. His body was discovered Apr...

Book Fair a popular reading spot

The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) at Chase County Schools hosted a Book Fair at the school last week, providing many purchase options for readers of all ages. Here, Linda Nelson, a PTO volunteer, mans the fair Friday with some help from her son Alex, center, and Brextin Moreno. PTO President Les...

Regular maintenance is keeping county equipment in good repair

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Commissioners  Chuck Vette and Jodi Thompson met Dec. 9 for the first Chase County Commissioners meeting of the month. Here is a recap of some of the agenda items. County equipment inspections Rick Broshears and Ron Aufrecht from Nebraska Machinery Company of N...

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Public invited to share Christmas Day dinner

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Christmas will be celebrated with a dinner in Imperial Dec. 25, thanks to the Southwest Nebraska Ministerial Association. Everyone is invited to join in at the...

Trenton man charged with 1st degree murder in Austin Wright case

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Twenty-two year old John R. Leahy III of Trenton has been charged with first degree murder for killing 18-year-old Austin J. Wright. Wright’s mother reported...

Regular maintenance is keeping county equipment in good repair

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Commissioners  Chuck Vette and Jodi Thompson met Dec. 9 for the first Chase County Commissioners meeting of the month. Here is a recap of some of the agenda items....

Sheriff’s Department armed with new alcohol breath testers

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican All four members of the Chase County Sheriff’s Department have been armed with new hand held alcohol breath testing units through a traffic safety grant award....

Resolve to give blood in January

Resolve to give blood in January The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January. National...

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Homemade snacks may be banned in K-6; board to review policy in January

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican A proposed policy that will come before the school board in January will address the bringing of homemade food and snacks to school for celebrations such as birthdays....

TeamMates training outlines rules, goals

TeamMates training outlines rules, goals

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Being a TeamMates mentor doesn’t mean being a parent, or a tutor or a judge. Being a mentor means being an additional caring adult in a student’s life, listening...

Book Fair a popular reading spot

The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) at Chase County Schools hosted a Book Fair at the school last week, providing many purchase options for readers of all ages. Here, Linda Nelson, a PTO volunteer, mans...

College spring course schedule released

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The snow blew earlier this week, the “Winterim” classes are underway at Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) and the Imperial Extended Campus has announced its...

Supt. search director here for work session

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Things are moving along in the search for a new superintendent at Chase County Schools. Shari Becker, director of the Nebraska Association of School Boards’ (NASB)...

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District championships for Imperial FFA

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Road win at Ogallala ups record to 3-1

Road win at Ogallala ups record to 3-1

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Head Coach Carl Zuege knew his team would be in for a battle with Class B Sidney Red Raiders Friday night. The Longhorns went into the weekend without point...

Wrestlers garner three medals at Holdrege Tourney

Wrestlers garner three medals at Holdrege Tourney

By Alan Carman The Imperial Republican Head Coach Matt Vlasin only entered four of his young squad in the varsity division at the Holdrege Invitational last Saturday. Vlasin decided to take six other...

CCS girls never trail against Sidney; drop Ogallala contest

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Chase County’s plan to protect the lane and short corner  against Sidney Friday was a good plan, and the Lady Longhorns won a lopsided 48-29 contest. It was...

State’s deer harvest up slightly from 2013; success rate 37%

The Nebraska deer harvest is up slightly from 2013. As of Dec. 5, 44,379 deer have been taken in all seasons, compared to 42,562 by the same date last year. The biggest change from last year is the mule...

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Farm Bill meeting draws a full house

Farm Bill meeting draws a full house

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Area farmers packed the St. Patrick Parish Hall in Imperial Friday to learn more specifics about the 2014 Farm Bill passed this year. The meeting, which drew...

Winery’s ribbon-cutting kicks off Grand Opening

Winery’s ribbon-cutting kicks off  Grand Opening

Several members of the Imperial Chamber of Commerce joined Broken Arrow Cellars’ owners Steve and Deborah Schilke, center, for a ribbon-cutting at their Grand Opening last Thursday. The business has...

New site, time, speaker for ag tech fair

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The seventh annual Imperial Chamber of Commerce Ag Technology Fair will be held Jan. 7 from 4-7 p.m. at the Imperial Eagles Club. Chairman Chris Lee said the change...

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