Weather Forecast

Click for Imperial, Nebraska Forecast

Archives

Filter 

  • Foundation receives donation

    The Life Enhancement Fund for Imperial Manor/Parkview-Heights has received a $500 donation from Rural Health Development (RHD), the management company for the facility. Roger Petrik, right, vice president for RHD, presented the check Monday to, from left,...
  • Deadline Friday for fair photography contest

    Friday is the deadline for acceptance of entries in this year’s Chase County Fair Open Photography Contest. Entries are limited to one photo per class at a $5 fee. Classes are in color, black and white, and enhanced photo. An entry form must accompany e...
  • New marshal named for parade

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Lifelong farmer Henry Meeske of Imperial has been named the grand marshal for the Chase County Fair parade. He replaces Raymond Maxfield of Wauneta, who has been ill. Meeske, 95, was the son of homesteaders August and...
  • Talent contest announces trip prize locations

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The deadline is approaching for the “Got Talent?” contest at the Chase County Fair. The deadline to apply is Aug. 10, with the contest to be held Aug. 13. Sponsored by 102.9 KADL, High Plains Radio and Chase Count...
  • Area quartet appearing at fair’s Christian show

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The 4 Hyms quartet of McCook will headline the Chase County Fair Christian Show on Aug. 12. The four men recognize “that we are only instruments and that while our time with audiences may be short, the Holy Spirit i...
  • Dances during fair a “thank you” to public

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican “Get ready to rumble!” The Rumbles, a popular band from the Omaha area will be on stage at the Chase County Fair on Aug. 14, following the 38 Special concert. The dance is free with the ticket price to the concert...
  • New friend literally blows into Large farm

    By Dale and Elisa LargeImperial area residents Wheat harvest is finally finished. It was three weeks of stop and start due to some very nasty storms. Several produced large sized hail and damaging winds. We had been lucky and the damage had missed our cro...
  • Michelle Lytle to entertain at museum

    This Sunday the Chase County Museum will host Michelle Lytle and her daughter for a very entertaining afternoon. Museum visitors have been amazed by Michelle’s “feather painting” and “doll show.” This Sunday Michelle will demonstrate “bone art...
  • Mid-Plains’ extended campus in Imperial a plus for this region

    By Russ Pankonin, The Imperial Republican Co-Publisher Who would ever have thought that a person can get a college degree without hardly having to leave Imperial? That’s a reality today through the extended campus of Mid-Plains Community College located...
  • Good weather greets start of water main project

    Unlike several other days the past week, workers on the water main installation project on Imperial’s main street were greeted with perfect weather Tuesday when they put in their first day on the job, starting at the corner of 7th and Broadway. A new ...
  • Vigilance still needed regarding swine flu

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The first death of a Nebraska resident due to novel H1N1 influenza, commonly known as swine flu, was reported last week to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The patient was a woman in her 50s who r...
  • Hail storms just keep coming

                                          ■ Assessing hail-damaged corn a job for many producers now.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Mother Nature seems to be trading hail storms for drought this year as the...
  • Multiple storms warrant review of siren policies

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican County storm spotters are wondering these days if they should plan any personal activities. With calls out to watch the skies seemingly every afternoon or night in recent weeks, County Emergency Manager Paul Kunnemann...
  • Ominous clouds prompt tornado warning

    Ominous clouds filled the skies northwest of Imperial late Monday afternoon. A large cell moved through the area and produced tennis ball-size hail in the Champion area. The storm continued to leave damage in its path all the way into Kansas. Storm spot...
  • Local officers to testify at alleged murder plot, drug case in Kansas

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Two Imperial police officers are expected to be in Dodge City, Kan., the end of August, where they will testify in an alleged murder plot and drug case that involve three men who have lived in Imperial. Sgt. Rob Brown...
  • Firefighters to train at practice burn Sunday

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Members of the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department (IVFD) will be in training mode Sunday morning at a practice burn west of Imperial. Fire Chief Bryan Dannatt said they will train on firefighting techniques at an aban...
  • City property, vehicles take hit from recent storms

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Just like the residents and businesses within its borders, the city of Imperial also took several hits in recent hail and wind storms. Both police vehicles, the city’s car and several roofs on city buildings were da...
  • Council authorizes bonds for Miller ground purchase

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican The city of Imperial’s purchase of Melvin and Dorothy Miller’s ground east of Schroeder Park took a step further at the July 13 council meeting. At last week’s meeting, the council approved a resolution, issuing...
  • Mid-Plains opens new campus with ribbon cutting ceremony

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The Mid-Plains Community College Extended Campus in Imperial is celebrating the move to its new building with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday at 11:30 a.m. The new campus is located at 1324 Broadway, in the former Ho...
  • New livestock indemnity program announced by FSA

    Eligible ranchers and livestock producers began applying for benefits through the Livestock Indemnity Program provided in the 2008 Farm Bill on July 13. “This program will provide livestock producers with a vital safety net to help them overcome the da...