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  • New and improved dessert wars

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The second annual Dessert Wars, sponsored by the Imperial Chamber of Commerce, is coming up soon. Coordinator Courtney Burke said the event has been restructured this year to draw in more participants and those lookin...
  • There’s still need for death penalty

    By Russ Pankonin, The Imperial Republican For most of his legislative career, Omaha senator Ernie Chambers has fought to get the death penalty in Nebraska repealed. This year, he was successful—not only in getting the bill repealing it passed but also i...
  • Four from CCS in Masonic All-Star Marching Band

    Four musicians from Chase County Schools were among 247 high school students from across Nebraska who participated in the 21st Annual Masonic All-Star Marching Band, which performed Saturday during Shrine Bowl festivities in Kearney. Participating were T...
  • Fan Appreciation set for this Friday

    Action returns to Phillips County Raceway in Holyoke, Colo., this weekend with races scheduled Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 7 p.m. The BST Promotions has had a slow start to the season with rainouts in other locales. Race organizer Joe Bellm hopes ...
  • Carlos Chavez delivers a pitch in Friday’s game against Gothenburg. (Republican photo)

    Although the 2015 junior high track season came to an end for most of the athletes, it allowed others to continue. One of those athletes, incoming freshman Allison Owings, continues to represent Chase County Schools in the USA Track and Field (USATF) Jun...
  • Legion teams fall to Ogallala, Gothenburg

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Imperial’s Junior and Senior Legion baseball teams came up on the short end in action last week, falling to Ogallala and then Gothenburg. Juniors The Juniors played host to Ogallala on Wednesday, June 3 and were a...
  • Golf benefit set for Saturday

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican The 8th annual Chase County Hospital Foundation Slice Fore Life golf benefit will be held this Saturday, June 13 at the Enders Lake Golf Course. Foundation organizer Deb Hrcka said several slots remain open for tea...
  • Another all-star game is history

    Another 2015 summer all-star game is in the books. Three graduated seniors from Chase County Schools, from left, Travis Luhrs, Paige Spady and Jeff Dickey, played in Friday night’s Mid-Plains Area All-Star Basketball Games in North Platte. In the openin...
  • Flag waves bravely in front of hospital

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Thanks to the generosity of the Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH) Auxiliary, a new flagpole sports a new flag in front of the facility. The Stars and Stripes was officially raised Monday by the Auxiliary. Preside...
  • Prairie Plains CASA helps children as advocater

    The Imperial Rotary Club to welcomed Heidi Wheeler of Imperial and her daughter Katelyn to a recent meeting. They were representing the Prairie Plains Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children, which started in McCook 20 years ago. In April, b...
  • Full weekend on tap at Palisade Pioneer Days

    By Dharma Blake-ColeThe Wauneta Breeze The 33rd annual Palisade Pioneer Days kicks off Friday with several fun and exciting events planned. Here is a recap of the events.Friday Palisade Pioneer Days starts off at 4:30 p.m. MTwith the Alumni Banquet at th...
  • SCORE camp ‘roars’ into county, gets started on Monday

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican “Go Wild With Science” is the theme of this year’s SCORE (Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences) camp in Chase County. Monday, children who picked up their camp gear during final registration were surround...
  • City will pave East 3rd totally with concrete

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican More street development is coming in Imperial’s Cornerstone property. After months of considering improvements to East 3rd St. there, and after a temporary halt to any development thoughts on that street due to sale...
  • BRAN 35 starts Sunday from Wauneta

    By Sheri Hink-WagnerThe Wauneta Breeze Six months ago Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) announced Wauneta as the beginning town on the BRAN 35 tour across Nebraska. The annual bike ride will begin this Sunday. The ride draws bike riders from across th...
  • Legislature abolishes death penalty; ballot issue being explored

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Nebraska abolished the death penalty May 27 over the governor’s objections in a move pushed through the legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capital punishment for religious, financial and ...
  • Entries being taken for Father’s Day Photo Contest

    Entries will be accepted until June 12 for The Imperial Republican Father’s Day Photo Contest. The winning and runner up photos will appear in the June 19 issue of the paper.The photos must be jpeg format if they’re emailed; no phone pictures will be ...
  • Rocking horses to be featured at museum

    Rocking horses and other wooden animals will be featured at the Chase County Museum this Sunday.The creations of Pat Baney and Jim Brown of B & B Rocking, the rocking horses are lifelike and endowed with personality. B & B also makes animals accor...
  • Learning the ropes for rescue team

    Members of the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department (IVFD) caught the eye of many a passer-by along Broadway St., Sunday afternoon as the department’s rope rescue team members were scaling the wall of the fire hall. Fire Chief Nick Schultz said the IVFD r...
  • Clean out closets; have garage sale

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Tired of clutter? Not wearing those out-of-style clothes? The baby is in college and doesn’t need the toys? Think garage sale. The deadline to be included in the Imperial Chamber of Commerce City Wide Garage Sale i...
  • Updates, budget reviews hold co. commissioners’ attention

    By Diane StammThe Wauneta Breeze Visitors kept Chase County Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr. busy at the May 26  commissioner’s meeting. With the completion of crack filling on Old Highway 6 and the highway south of Wauneta, a...