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  • Moose sighted again in North Platte

    Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officials confirmed a weekend sighting of a moose within the city limits of North Platte. The moose had been in the area for about a month before being spotted in town on Dec. 13, according to officials. Game and Parks b...
  • Urgent care or ER? Physicians say don’t make wrong choice

    With the holiday season here, along with increases in decorating injuries, falls from ladders and illnesses related to rich food, emergency physicians are often concerned that people are confused about when to seek medical care in emergency departments. ...
  • Santa a hit with some kids, but not all

    Santa Claus came to the Imperial Manor Friday, and his ho-ho-ho could be heard throughout the building. One of those with a smile as he greeted Santa was Eddie Rusher, above, a kindergartner at Chase County Schools. However, Carla Colton had to keep hol...
  • Special meeting set to look at school’s expansion plans

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican While the school board met for its regular monthly meeting Tuesday this week, plans for two potential additions to the East 9th St. building were not ready to present as expected. However, representatives with Studio ...
  • New water management plan adopted by URNRD

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Irrigators in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will be operating under a new water management plan in 2016. Board members adopted a revised integrated management plan (IMP) for the three-coun...
  • Dog park suggested as aid to animal waste issue

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican A dog park was suggested by a local citizen as a solution to a current effort by the city to deal with animal waste. Ray Wolgamott of Imperial doesn’t think an ordinance that will penalize pet owners for their pet...
  • Villarreal painting KC Royals' official championship piece

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Students in Chelsea Zuege’s high school art classes got a first hand look this week at the amazing talent of local artist Armando Villarreal. Villarreal brought his latest project to Zuege’s classroom and work...
  • Vehicle rolls off Old Highway 6

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican An inadvertent drop onto the shoulder caused an overcorrection, then a vehicle rolled off the road Tuesday morning about 11:40 a.m. on Old Highway 6. Chase County Sheriff Kevin Mueller said Rabecca Huicochea of Enders...
  • City will continue trash pickup in alleys

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Due to heavy negative response to a change in residential toter collection, the city of Imperial has reversed a decision to require toters to be left curbside near driveways. The city had recently informed residents t...
  • Wrapping up ‘The Gift’

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Imperial churches and individuals are putting the finishing touches on “The Gift,” a citywide program to give cheer and spread the message of Christ to those in need. According to Amy Prior, organizer of the event...
  • Attorney General visits county

    Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is visiting law enforcement personnel in counties across the state. Last Wednesday he met with Imperial Police, Chase County Sheriff and State Patrol officers at the Chase County Courthouse. Peterson wanted to discu...
  • Vision of Trees celebrates ‘Winter Magic’

    By Sheri Hink-WagnerThe Wauneta Breeze The Champion Junior Women’s Club hosted the 11th annual Vision of Trees at the Champion Community Center Saturday and Sunday. The  theme was “Winter Magic.” The always-popular event’s main attraction was the...
  • Grand opening Friday at Scott’s Pump Service

    Ag producers and others in the community are invited to the Grand Opening this Friday at Scott’s Pump Service in Imperial, located at 171 Highway 61 on the Miracle Mile.The business, owned by Scott and Stephanie Moser, has been doing business the past t...
  • Entrepreneur group hosts successful Christmas Festival

    Fifteen tables were set up for last Thursday’s Christmas Festival hosted by the SW Nebraska Crafters & Entrepreneurs at the city gym. People could shop for Christmas gifts including holiday decor, homemade crafts, totes and purses, jewelry, makeup, ...
  • Chamber Bucks winners named

    The names of Dan Baney and Crystal Wagner were drawn Monday as the first winners of the Imperial Chamber of Commerce “Experience Imperial” punch card campaign. The winners each received $150 in Chamber Bucks to be used at businesses in Imperial. There...
  • Gas prices continue decline

    Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska fell another two cents a gallon in the past week, averaging $2.05 on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average of $2.03, a price tha...
  • Clean hands battle influenza

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Representatives of Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department were in Imperial Tuesday with some clean fun for students at Chase County Schools. They were teaching elementary students the importance of hand washing. ...
  • Swingin’ fun at Max Park

    Youngsters and parents, too, have been enjoying the new expression swing installed a few weeks ago at the Max Addition Park. The unique quality of this swing allows an adult to sit on the swing facing their child or another youngster in the infant swing, ...
  • Count your blessings instead of what you don’t have

    By Jan Schultz, The Imperial Republican News EditorWith only about two weeks until Christmas, people are beginning to get into the spirit. One of the favorite events this time of year for me is watching all of those great Christmas movies. While some good...
  • Giving joy requires givers, receivers

    By Lori PankoninThe Imperial RepublicanTradition continues with folks opening their hearts to reach out to others during the holiday season. Giving trees and gift programs flourish with open generosity, people sharing with people. It doesn’t remove the ...