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  • May your holiday be filled with THANKS and GIVING

    By Lori Pankonin Confirmed by daily comments by others, I’m not the only one who finds it unbelievable that Thanksgiving is upon us. Yes, 11/12 of the year hasalready happened. Five weeks until Christmas was announced at our staff meeting Friday. Whoa!...
  • Task force report brings unneeded health concerns

    By Jan Schultz, The Imperial Republican News EditorLeave it to a “panel of experts” to cause another unneeded controversy in health care. However, I’m not so sure that there isn’t something else going on here now that health care is at the forefro...
  • Thankfulness doubles for Grant newlywed

    ■ Editor’s note: In addition to Thanksgiving, November is also National Adoption Month. Ashleigh Noyes, an adoptee since birth, shares her story. She is married to Jason Noyes, a former Imperial resident.By Ashleigh NoyesGrant Tribune-Sentinel Ever si...
  • Snow kicks off short work week

    It lasted only a few hours, but Monday’s snow covered the cars and ground temporarily in Imperial. Temperatures reached 40 degrees earlier in the day, but dropped mid-day when the snow started. Here, a FedEx delivery man makes his way to his truck at 6t...
  • Historic health care bill will get Senate debate

    WASHINGTON (AP)—Invoking the name of Edward M. Kennedy, Democrats united Saturday night to push historic health care legislation past a key Senate hurdle over the opposition of Republicans eager to inflict a punishing defeat on President Barack Obama. T...
  • Local athletes in national tournament, meet

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Two college athletes who are graduates of Chase County Schools were in the national spotlight with their collegiate teams last week. Scott Ohlson, a senior at Doane College, ran with the Tiger cross country team at th...
  • Gaswick completes Washburn football career, Brophy on VB team

    Imperial’s Nathan Gaswick completed his college football career this season at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan. Gaswick missed eight games this season due to broken arm but finished with 10 tackles for the season at linebacker.  He broke his other a...
  • Final deer numbers stay ahead of last year

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican As with the first few days of the season, the final firearm deer season numbers in the area stayed ahead of last year’s total. Early in the season, deer kill  success was running ahead of 2008. When the season clos...
  • Huskers headed for the Big 12 Championship

    From Staff and Assoc. Press reportsThe Imperial Republican/Associated Press Lincoln’s Memorial Stadium rocked Saturday night as the Nebraska Cornhuskers claimed the Big 12 North title with a 17-3 victory over Kansas State. The win vaulted the Huskers in...
  • Area concerts usher in holiday season

    Music lovers get to choose from two concerts offered in the area Saturday night. Southwest Nebraska Public Power District is presenting its First Annual Customer Appreciation Concert with the sounds of Nebraska Brass in Hayes Center. The concert will begi...
  • Resident asks insurance company to remove name from sewer suit

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Unbeknownst to Diane Gellerman of Imperial until October this year,  her insurance company had filed a suit against the city of Imperial for a sewer backup into her home. She wants to clarify that she personally was...
  • China luncheon another big success for Girl Scouts

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Tables decorated in western, fall and pastel themes were among those filling the Zion Lutheran Church fellowship hall Saturday, as Girl Scout Troop #580 held its third annual China Luncheon. Each of the 12 tables was ...
  • Roof, Shorthorn gym wall, track seen as top repair needs at school

    Board’s facilities committee prioritizes building needsBy Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Board members on Chase County Schools’ facilities committee presented a list of maintenance and building priorities for the future. Discussion took place at t...
  • Pom Poms donations help enhance music programs

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The three different Chase County Schools music departments are richer, thanks to donations from the Pom Poms, the organization that supports music in the schools. Most recently, the Pom Poms donated $4,000 to each of ...
  • Tax request increases stay below valuation increases for 2009-10

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican When tax statements for the first half of property taxes go out in mid-December, taxpayers shouldn’t be hit with a lot of sticker shock this year. Last year, the major tax entities took advantage of an increase i...
  • Christensen seeking second term in Unicameral

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Imperial’s Mark Christensen has filed for re-election to the District 44 state legislative seat he now holds. A check with the Secretary of State’s website shows Christensen is the first to put his name on the lin...
  • WWII veteran speaks at Veteran’s Day service

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Chase County Schools secondary school students had the honor of hearing a World War II veteran describe his experiences as a bomber gunner during a Veterans Day 2009 program at the school last Wednesday, Nov. 11. Dwig...
  • Bloodmobile comes close to goal at school

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The American Red Cross Bloodmobile held at Chase County Schools last week netted 60 units of blood, just short of the 65 unit goal. The Student Council organized the event. School Nurse Angie Paisley said 66 people do...
  • Imperial, Wauneta hit with pickup thefts

    Flatbed trailer also stolen in Wauneta By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Police officers in Imperial and officers with the Chase County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate the theft of three pickups and a trailer last week in Imperial and...
  • Rubble being removed at fire site

    The tedious task of removing the rubble left at the scene of the Harchelroad Motors fire started last Wednesday on Imperial’s main street. Sid Harchelroad said, at this point of the cleanup, all that remains at the site is “vaporized, crystallized o...