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  • All streets will be open during fair

    Contractor will be moving to East 12th this week or next By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican As the traffic builds around the Chase County fairgrounds in anticipation of the fair next week, city officials are aware that keeping the streets open is impo...
  • Future of melodramas, musicals here up in air

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Due to a lack of interest, this year’s fair musical, to have been “The Fantastiks,” has been cancelled. That announcement was made by Imperial Community Player s President Jeremy Vlasin in a “letter to the ed...
  • Irrigation study aided by today’s technology

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Technology plays a key role in the study of irrigation water use in a five-acre demonstration corn plot southeast of Imperial. This marks the first year of what will be a multi-year study to collect data to help ...
  • ‘Buy in July’ ticket promo boosts sales last week

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican The Chase County Fair’s “Buy in July” promotion gave a big boost to ticket sales for the Friday and Saturday night grandstand shows. The promo, which ended Sunday, gave a $10 per-ticket discount for buying 10 or...
  • Mueller’s petition effort for sheriff’s ballot nearing goal

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Kevin Mueller’s effort to gather the needed signatures for a run for Chase County Sheriff is nearing its goal, he said Monday. Mueller, currently Keith County Sheriff, said a check with his petition circulators in t...
  • Persistence, faith prevail in search for lost wedding ring

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Who would have thought a lost wedding ring in Enders Lake would be found six days later? It seemed like a long shot, but with some persistence, faith and a lot of prayers Derek and Amber Russell of Imperial did just t...
  • Week brings another inch of rain; July ends with nearly three

    Summer rain totals very similar when comparing 2009, 2010By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican This summer is mirroring the summer of 2009, when looking at the higher-than-usual moisture totals. As July came to an end last week, the rainfall from May, J...
  • Humidity prompts mold scare in school building

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican What looked like mold in more than one area of the carpeting at Chase County Schools turned out to be just a scare this week. After a review by a professional in mold removal,  mold was ruled out. School Supt. Matt F...
  • Home business group bands together for marketing support

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican It was their first appearance as a group. The Home-Based Entrepreneurship of Southwest Nebraska filled booths at last weekend’s Wauneta Harvest Fest. They were marketing items from quilting to food to home decoratin...
  • Corn explodes with the heat, irrigation

    Corn likes plenty of hot weather and that’s what it’s been getting lately as temperatures in the 90s and low 100s have been prevalent in recent weeks. As a result, this year’s crop has just shot up over the last 14-21 days. Despite some rain, the ...
  • Bars may stay open longer

    Chase County, Imperial boards have not acted on later opening optionBy Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican As of July 14, cities and counties in Nebraska have the option of approving a later closing time for bars and restaurants. The closing time could be ...
  • City hires firm to market property for economic development

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican With the blessing of Imperial’s citizen’s advisory committee and other local groups, the city council hired a marketing firm to promote the use of the city’s economic development property, east of Schroeder Park...
  • Fire department will continue to work toward new building

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican While the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department (IVFD) was not awarded a stimulus grant to help with a new building, that hasn’t stopped the members from keeping it on the back burner. The city learned recently it was ...
  • Fair’s ‘Buy in July’ ticket promo ends Sunday

    Original CCR member: Expect the hits with Creedence Clearwater RevisitedBy Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican People wanting tickets to the Chase County Fair grandstand shows can buy tickets at a promo cost from now through Sunday. The fair’s “Buy ...
  • Robert Golka back in area searching for credible evidence of 1884 event

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican It’s become almost an annual trek back to the Midwest for a Massachusetts man bent on trying to find credible proof of a possible 1884 sighting of what some call a UFO. Robert Golka of Brockton, Mass., is here this ...
  • Time for back-to-school vaccinations

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican As the school year nears, pediatricians’ offices and clinics swell with children and conscientious parents making sure their kids get back-to-school vaccinations. Getting children vaccinated and making sure their sh...
  • Two ag operations in county gain funds for irrigation engine changeover

    Haarberg Farms in Imperial and Verlon Dinnel of Enders are among 31 Nebraska recipients who have been selected to receive loans and grants to help make their operations more energy efficient. Haarberg Farms has been awarded a $12,116 grant for diesel engi...
  • East 9th Street will be open fair week

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican It won’t be completely finished, but all of the East 9th Street access points to the Chase County Fairgrounds will be open the week of fair, Aug. 15-22. The crew from Concrete Products, Inc., of North Platte finishe...
  • Child porn possession case bound over to district court

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican A possession of child pornography case was bound over to Chase County District Court at an April 28 hearing in county court. Myron Redden, 59, of Wauneta has also been released from Chase County Jail after his bond wa...
  • Preliminary hearing set for assault suspect

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican A preliminary hearing for Stuart Gordon, 22, who is in jail for allegedly stabbing a local woman, will be held in August. At a July 14 arraignment in Chase County Court, Gordon was formally charged with assault in the...