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  • Census Bureau launches community operations this week

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The U.S. Census Bureau launched community operations this week all over the country. One such event was held in North Platte Tuesday. Vic Gentry, manager of the Census office in North Platte, said lunch, entertainment...
  • NRD: shut down fewest acres in water-short year but with compensation

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican If a water-short year occurs without any remedy other than regulation, shutting down the least number of farmers seems to be the intent of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) board members. Howe...
  • Snow makes for another white week

    More snow whitened the Imperial area this week. First falling Monday with light snow, it intensified a bit Tuesday with higher winds and colder temperatures, cancelling school and making it miserable to be outdoors. Above, Dennis Norman fights the winds...
  • Christmas Day dinner again being organized by ministers’ association

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican For the third consecutive year, the Ministerial Association of Southwest Nebraska will be organizing a Christmas Day dinner in Imperial. The dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Imperial Eagles Club on ...
  • Imperial Manor budget squeezed

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican It’s not an uncommon problem in communities that operate a nursing home. Imperial Manor administration continues to battle a national shortage of skilled nursing care, having to turn to “Agency” nurses from outs...
  • New category in Christmas lighting contest includes kids

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican This year, the Imperial Chamber of Commerce wants the kids of the community to be involved in its annual Christmas lighting contest. A kids’ window division was added to the contest, which also includes five other c...
  • Celebrate the season with school concerts

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Imperial area residents will have plenty of opportunity to listen to fine music this Christmas season. Chase County Schools will be the site of three concerts next week. The fifth and sixth grade band concert will beg...
  • Workgroup to discuss EQIP

    The local workgroup that sets priorities for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and recommends special projects for cost-share assistance to local farmers and ranchers will meet in Imperial Monday, Dec. 14. The local workgroup for the Up...
  • Nebraska Farm Bureau honors Stratton man as its Achievement Award Winner

    Dustin Ladenburger of Stratton was honored Monday as Nebraska Farm Bureau’s 2009 Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award winner at the Nebraska Farm Bureau convention in Kearney.   Farm Bureau members 18 to 35 years of age apply for the award. Lad...
  • Millions of dollars of corn still in field

    Nebraska is predicted to harvest the state’s largest corn crop in history this year, with a total production of 1.58 billion bushels on a record yield of 178 bushels per acre—yet getting that crop in the bin is proving to be a challenge. Nebraska Corn...
  • 2010 won’t be a water-short year

    2011 unlikely to be a water-short year as well By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican With the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) seeking regulatory options for compliance in water-short years, irrigators in the Republican Basin will deligh...
  • CCS one-act play performed at districts

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Chase County Schools placed a disappointing eighth at district one-act play competition in Ogallala last week. Director Jill Bauerle said “we put on our best show” but the judges had other ideas about what was goo...
  • Christmas inflatables warm up Champion

    About 40 Christmas inflatables are bobbing in the wind at Tinker and Larry Raasch’s yard in Champion. Every year the Raaschs add to their display. This year is no exception. A line of “vehicles” awaits a police inspection at 340 Kelly Street, while ...
  • Welcome to my world, Preslin Lorelle Lutz

    By Lori Pankonin What better way to anticipate celebration of the Christ child’s birth than to celebrate the REAL birth of Preslin Lorelle Lutz. We met our precious third grandchild Friday afternoon when we took Austin, 6, and Tayvin, 2, to greet their...
  • Keeping focus on what’s really important this season

    By Jan Schultz, The Imperial Republican News Editor With just about two weeks until Christmas, the most anticipated holiday of the year, there are a lot of things on people’s plates—decorating their homes, getting the Christmas cards mailed, parties/g...
  • Trees, entertainment delight crowds at Vision of Trees

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Snow on Sunday cut down on the crowds visiting the fifth annual Vision of Trees in Champion. However, Chairman Jean Farrer said the weekend-long event was successful. About 40 trees were decorated by various individ...
  • Boys win in opening weekend for first time since 2002

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Coach Carl Zuege said something’s different about this year’s Longhorn boys’ basketball team. He doesn’t know how to describe it other than it’s something he hasn’t seen in the boys program for a while. ...
  • Chase County wrestlers split at opening dual

    By Alan CarmanThe Imperial Republican Chase County opened the 2009-2010 wrestling season Dec. 3 with a double dual held in Oshkosh with Bridgeport rounding out the teams. Head Coach Matt Vlasin said he saw a lot of good things out of his wrestlers at the ...
  • Varsity brings home hardware from tough meet

    By Alan CarmanThe Imperial Republican With only six varsity wrestlers making the trip to Broken Bow, Head Coach Matt Vlasin was very satisfied bringing home sixth place out of the 11 teams in a tournament with some very tough competition. Keithan Cochran ...
  • Coach sees good things in varsity girls’ opening weekend

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Chase County Girls’ Coach Marc Mroczek liked what he saw opening weekend for his girls’ varsity basketball team. The Lady Longhorns went 1-1 in back-to-back contests last Thursday and Friday against two quality sc...