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  • Council sells north Broadway lot; zoning change is still in question

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Bruce and Crystal Peterson now own the lot on 1710 Broadway in Imperial. The city council voted to accept the $3,500 purchase price from the Petersons at a March 15 meeting, and, after a public hearing that night, hel...
  • Plans are firming up for city’s 125th

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Mark the weekend of July 2-4, 2010, on your calendars. That’s when Imperial will cele­brate its 125th birthday or quasquicentennial. A committee of nine people have been working hard on finalizing the celebration p...
  • Colorful Easter eggs to ‘bloom’ in Imperial Saturday at city park

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The Imperial city park will present a colorful face Saturday, as Easter eggs will be sprinkled over the grass. The annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the Imperial Chamber of Commerce, the Imperial Eagles Aerie and t...
  • Smith, Carter reign as Prom king and queen

    Chase County Schools held its Prom Saturday night, highlighted early in the evening by the crowning of the king and queen. Members of the junior class selected Chevy Smith as king and Shanna Carter as queen, in center, above. Other candidates, above, ...
  • Work begins on Allo expansion

    Crews with Mike Smith Construction of Holyoke, Colo., spent much of last week and early this week preparing the ground for a new 50’ by 80’ addition on the north side of the Allo Communications building at 610 Broadway. When dirt work started on the n...
  • Census only takes 10 minutes

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Did you come home this past week or two to find a 2010 Census bag on your door knob? If so, fill out the enclosed form and send it back immediately. That’s the advice of 2010 Census officials. If every household doe...
  • Most area schools take big hit on ‘10-11 state aid

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican There’s one consolation for Chase County Schools in the lower state aid figures released last week by the Nebraska Department of Education.     They’re not alone. Chase County Schools’ aid dropped significant...
  • District court ruling says Basin’s occupation tax in LB 701 is constitutional

    Latest decision will be appealed to higher court By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Lancaster County District Court Judge Robert Otte ruled Monday that the occupation tax created in LB 701 is constitutional. However, any celebration by Republican B...
  • Board changes policy on school board members as employees

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Apparently, a Chase County Schools’ policy on school board members and conflict of interest was in violation of state law. That’s what board members learned since several agenda items including the hiring of board...
  • Moses passes away after bout with cancer

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Even after he and his wife, Linda, sold their business in 2008, Rick Moses still couldn’t just walk away from the radio communications business they nurtured since 1977. After selling Prairie States Communication...
  • Imperial loses community icon Willard Rouze

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican The Imperial community lost a community icon with the death of long-time businessman and community supporter Willard Rouze. Rouze, 89, passed away Thursday, March 11, after suffering from declining health condition...
  • Prom-goers ready for big weekend

    Juniors and seniors at Chase County Schools and their dates are counting down the final days until Saturday night’s Prom in Imperial, which will follow “A Black Tie Affair” theme this year. Members of the junior class selected their candidates for k...
  • Engineer to be hired for school track work

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican An engineer is expected to be chosen soon, possibly by next week, for work on the Chase County Schools’ track. The school board has been discussing track repairs in recent months, mainly lifting the entire track sur...
  • Business Plan Basics training to be held here for entrepreneurs, business owners

    Training will be conducted in Spanish at Imperial Lied Library The Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) is teaming up with the city of Imperial, Adams Bank and Trust, First Bank and Trust and Pinnacle Bank and will host ...
  • Pheasants Forever to host prescribed burn meeting in Grant

    Pheasants Forever plans to host a meeting to discuss the benefits of prescribed fire and how a local Prescribed Burn Association can help landowners conduct safe and effective prescribed burns. The meeting is open to the public and is being held in Grant...
  • The Imperial Republican begins offering e-subscriptions to readers

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Readers of The Imperial Republican who like to get their news from the Internet can now get the entire issue of the Republican online. The Republican is now offering an e-subscription that will allow e-subscribers ...
  • Soupy, country roads not fun

    The oft-quoted, unofficial U.S. Postal Service creed is a challenge for Imperial rural mail carriers to observe lately. However, those words, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their app...
  • ‘Hands-on’ science goal of Edgerton Explorit Center

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Three hundred students at Chase County Schools had their hands on science Monday, thanks to a visit from the Edgerton Explorit Center’s and its Science Discovery Day. Two well-known Edgerton representatives, executi...
  • Committee moves Sen. Christensen’s occupation tax bill

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Members of the Legislature’s Natural Resources Committee advanced Sen. Mark Christensen’s LB 862 to the floor with an 8-0 vote.      Christensen said Wednesday the committee advanced it last week but it did n...
  • Chase County added to statewide radio network

    Thirty-eight of state’s 93 counties now on system By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Chase County became one of 27 central and western Nebraska counties this month to join the statewide radio network planned for Nebraska. A total of 38 counties i...