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  • Firefighters volunteer time to teach students

    Last Friday, members of the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department were the teachers at Chase County Schools, as they presented fire prevention education to students in the three kindergarten classes that morning. Above, firefighters Duane Todd and Dirk Hil...
  • Chase County band marches at Sidney

    Forty-one grade 7-12 members of the Chase County School marching band were in Sidney Oct. 3 for the annual Oktoberfest Parade. Nineteen bands participated in the event, and Chase County competed in Class C. First in their division went to Kimball, while...
  • No craft fair in Imperial this year

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The Imperial Chamber of Commerce has decided to cancel the annual craft fair this year, usually held the first Saturday in November. “There’s just no interest,” Sue Moore of the Chamber said. “Last year there ...
  • Wauneta native, Craig Kitt, returning to southwest Nebraska for benefit concert

    By Gene O. MorrisExecutive DirectorFox Theatre-McCook “Sounds of Thanksgiving” will resonate through the historic Fox Theatre in McCook when an accomplished pianist from East Hampton, N.Y. returns to his southwest Nebraska roots to present a celebrati...
  • Vaccines run out at Saturday flu shot clinics

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Both flu shot clinics at the fairgrounds and one for children at Chase County Clinic ran out of vaccines Saturday, as area residents lined up for protection against the seasonal flu. Lori Mendenhall, lab supervisor ...
  • Two H1N1 virus cases confirmed in Wauneta

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze The H1N1 virus has officially hit the area. With two confirmed cases of influenza A subtype H1N1 reported in Wauneta within the past week— resulting from lab tests on a 22-year-old man and six-year-old boy from the same f...
  • Nebraska lawmakers get earful on state’s water problems

    By Nate JenkinsAssociated Press Writer OGALLALA (AP)—State lawmakers got an earful Tuesday from water officials, farmers and others concerned that irrigation cutbacks and outright shutdowns in the Republican River basin might be too high on the state’...
  • Ninety people walk, raise funds for cancer patients

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The “Moving Forward With Hope—ALL Cancer Walk,” sponsored by Chase County Community Hospital on Saturday, drew a crowd of people and touched on many emotions. It was a day of hope and remembrance for most of t...
  • FFA junior team wins state range judging; is fourth at regionals

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican An Imperial FFA team of two freshmen and two sophomores captured the Nebraska state range judging junior division title, then went onto the Old West Regionals and brought home fourth place. In his first year as an FFA...
  • Homecoming activities peak this weekend for CCS students

    A week of wacky dress-up days are leading up to Friday’s Homecoming activities at Chase County Schools, which include a 2:50 p.m. pep rally in the Longhorn gym, Friday night’s home football game against Bridgeport and the crowning of a Homecoming king...
  • Cancer support group forming in Imperial

    Area residents are invited to an organizational meeting of a family cancer support group at 3 p.m. (MT) on Sunday, Oct. 11, in the fellowship hall of the Imperial United Methodist Church, 420 Holland Street, in Imperial. The meeting is co-sponsored by th...
  • Judges coming Tuesday to measure city on community improvements

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Imperial will be in the spotlight Tuesday morning, as judges with the Nebraska Community Improvement Program (NCIP) visit the city for the judging process. Imperial is again entered in the statewide Governor’s Commu...
  • Insurance agency celebrating 50 years

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The public is invited to be the guests of McNair Agency, Inc. on Friday, during a tailgate party at the sports complex at Chase County Schools. A barbeque will be held prior to the homecoming game, from 5:30-7 p.m. ...
  • Maddux to be honored with National Golden Spur Award

    By Tina KittThe Wauneta Breeze You will soon be able to add the National Golden Spur Award to the long list of honors and accolades earned by Wauneta’s Jack Maddux. Later this month Maddux will become the 32nd honoree to receive this prestigious award, ...
  • How many burgers can you bite?

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Do people politely call you a “healthy eater?” Are  you usually the first one done eating? JJ’s of Imperial may  have the contest for you. JJ’s is sponsoring a hamburger eating contest Oct. 18 at the store o...
  • Preston Smith qualifies for world auctioneer contest finals

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Preston Smith of Nunn, Colo., remains in the running for the world champion auctioneer, after making it through the regional qualifying contest Sept. 25 in Billings, Mont. The former Imperial resident is now one of 33...
  • NRDs based on local control; let’s keep it that way

    By Russ Pankonin, The Imperial Republican Co-PublisherOne of the primary cornerstones in the creation of natural resources districts (NRDs) in Nebraska centered on keeping control at the local level. It only made sense to have locally-elected board member...
  • Key lessons taught in kindergarten

    I had the privilege of going to kindergarten Friday and what a day. It was Grandparents Day at the elementary school in Red Cloud and I gladly accepted the invitation from our grandson, Austin.Can’t help but chuckle when I think back to the day he calle...
  • July’s sales tax third highest on record

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican July’s report on Imperial’s sales tax proceeds likely caused smiles from city officials and the groups and entities that benefit from the community and economic development projects funded by it. July’s proceeds...
  • Drill tests hospital workers on decontamination techniques

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Students were screaming as they ran off the busses. Injuries were apparent. Hospital staff people were there to start the decontamination process. Fortunately, a real explosion hadn’t occurred at the Wauneta-Palisad...