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  • Hughes seated as new senator for District 44

    By Tim LinscottThe Grant Tribune Sentinel Although he may be mentally exhausted, he couldn’t be happier. State Sen. Dan Hughes, representing the 44th District, has had a whirlwind week since being sworn in Jan. 7. After being sworn in, Hughes went im...
  • Bomgaars continues efforts for Imperial store location

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican By all indications, Imperial will be the site for a new Bomgaars store. Company officials confirmed Wednesday they are continuing to move forward with plans to locate a store in Imperial. Barring any unforeseen ci...
  • Field of 12 superintendent applicants narrowed to four

    On-site interviews with finalists being heldWednesday, ThursdayBy Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Administrators now working at schools in Tryon, Litchfield, Broken Bow and Niobrara are interviewing this week for the Chase County Schools superintendent...
  • Moisture in 2014 a big improvement; last year colder with 26 days at zero or below

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican For the first time since 2011, Imperial had 20-plus inches in moisture. Using moisture totals provided by Cory Schuller of Imperial, a cooperative weather observer for the National Weather Service, the year 2014 con...
  • Influenza making its presence known in southwest Nebraska

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican January is historically the hardest-hit month for an outbreak of influenza, and this January is no exception. At Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH), Infection Control Nurse Angella Herbert said 18 cases of influen...
  • Trapper helps producers control wildlife

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Landowners Craig Poppe and Gary Lee, who together own a small farm north of Wauneta, had a problem. There were several beaver dams on the Spring Creek running through their property. That was nice, but the beavers h...
  • Third grader will be remembered as ‘lovely little girl’

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican “A lovely little girl” is how Fr. Bernard Lorenz will remember 10-year-old Julissa Ramirez, a third grader at Chase County Schools. Fr. Lorenz presided over her funeral Mass at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Imper...
  • Chase County elected officials take oaths of office

    Whether re-elected or newly elected, county officials recently took their oaths of office for their four-year terms. Above, left to right, County Assessor Dorothy Bartels, County Treasurer Cindy Schoenberger, County Clerk Debra Clark, County Attorney Ar...
  • Ag Tech Fair speaker addresses sales, use tax

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The highlight of the Imperial Chamber of Commerce Ag Technology Fair was a presentation by Margaret Akin, a revenue educator with the Nebraska Department of Revenue. She mainly addressed the sales tax on repairs and r...
  • Students chosen for FFVF trip

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The essays have been submitted, the interviews are over and eight students have  been chosen for the Chase County Chapter of Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge (FFVF) trip. The students and their sponsors will visit...
  • Let your Lego imagination be limitless

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Are your children tired of being cooped up inside during the cold winter afternoons? The Lied Imperial Public Library is hosting “Lego @ the Library” the first and third Tuesdays of each month after school.    ...
  • Pheasants Forever hosting Prescribed Burn Training

    Pheasants Forever, Nebraska NRCS and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will be hosting informational Prescribed Burn Training workshops in western Nebraska this month. These workshops will help to educate landowners and resource professionals with limite...
  • Writing contest about college dreams open to seventh, eighth graders

    While a Sunday afternoon at the ball park may seem far away, the time is here for seventh and eighth graders to enter the 13th annual “Why I Want to Go to College” writing contest. The event is sponsored by the Nebraska State Treasurer’s Office and...
  • Could Unity March signal a turning point in terrorism fight?

    By Russ Pankonin, The Imperial Republican The world was once again gripped in tragedy when terrorists killed 17 people in France last week. But what resulted after those killings could represent a turning point in the fight against terrorism. On Sunday, ...
  • Lady Longhorns working to reverse five-game slide

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Losing five games in a row isn’t setting well with the Lady Longhorn basketball team. Coach Mark Bottom said he and the team are all disappointed with the five straight losses, but are working hard at turning around...
  • Wrestlers kick-off second half of season at Ogallala Duals

    By Alan CarmanThe Imperial Republican The Chase County wrestling team started the 2015 portion of the season in Ogallala Saturday. The numbers were down this year, with only six teams participating. Only seven Chase County wrestlers competed in the vars...
  • Chase County, Perkins County meet Thursday in annual Pink Out games

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican There is expected to be a lot of pink in the Longhorn gym Thursday night. That’s when the annual Pink Out basketball games between the two varsity basketball teams will be played. Fans can purchase Pink Out shirts ...
  • Longhorn boys’ varsity add two more wins to record last week

    SPVA tournament begins MondayBy Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican The Chase County Longhorns took care of business last week with dominating wins at home over Dundy County/Stratton (DCS) Tuesday, Jan. 6 and Kimball on Saturday night. The Longhorns put...
  • Junior high boys’ basketball season now underway

    The grade 7-8 boys’ basketball team at Chase County Schools kicked off its 2014-15 season last week with games at Hershey and against Dundy Co./Stratton. Members of the 2014-15 team are, front row from left, Kobe Clevenger, Logan Jussel, Dylan Dreilin...
  • Imperial hosts speech contest

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Chase County Schools was the site of the annual Longhorn Speech Invitational Saturday. The CCS team took second, with Perkins County Schools placing first. Other schools competing were Paxton and Sutherland High Schoo...