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  • Nebraska Baseball Association tournament begins here Saturday

    Imperial Crush falls in final regular season games By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican The Imperial Crush baseball team dropped their final two regular season games last weekend, falling to Scottsbluff in a double header. They will take a 3-6 re...
  • Food specials, foul ball payouts planned during tournament

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican This weekend’s district Nebraska Baseball Association wood bat tournament in Imperial will include a couple of special deals, mostly aimed at the youngsters. All youths wearing their Imperial Crush baseball T-shirts...
  • Bicycle rider raising funds for homeless shelter

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Ron Snell, Executive Director of The Connection Homeless Shelter in North Platte, will be in Imperial Monday, during his 3,100-mile bicycle ride to each county in Nebraska. He will be at Smokin’ Leroy’s 12th Stree...
  • Co-ed softball tourney underway

    The start of the co-ed softball tournament means the end of the summer ball season is just around the corner.  The tournament kicked off Monday night and will continue tonight (Thursday) and conclude Friday. Games are being played both in Wauneta and I...
  • Peewees participate in all-star game

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Several players from each traveling Peewee team in Imperial participated in the league’s all-star game played Tuesday, July 28 at Paxton. Players selected from Imperial 1 included Kale Gockley, Ryan Moline, Kelt...
  • Students complete leadership camps

    Summer is the time for former high school juniors to participate in youth leadership camps. Four students from Chase County Schools were chosen to attend camps, with three making the trips. Mayra Acosta, 17, attended Cornhusker Girls State in Lincoln May ...
  • Bikers attend Gold Wing rally

    In July, nine members of the Frenchman Valley Riders (GWTA Chapter NE-W) rode to Lexington, Ky. to participate in Gold Rush XXII, the Gold Wing Touring Association’s national rally. Attendees toured Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, the Woodford Reserve...
  • Hail hammers the Lamar area

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Hail pounded the daylights out of more crops in Chase County last week, for what seems like this umpteenth time    this summer. This time, it was farmers in the Lamar area that got hit. Unlike some of the prev...
  • Street construction project estimated at $1.77 million

    Council to let bids to bond project By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Imperial city council members swallowed hard when they saw the estimate to complete street work on 5th, 9th and 12th Streets. The estimated cost for the proposed project, which...
  • Mid-Plains christens new facility; bachelor degrees now available

    ■ Mid-Plains celebrates new location, dedication to education. Bellevue University offering undergraduate degrees here By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Imperial’s extended campus of Mid-Plains Community College took a giant leap forward last ...
  • Mid-Plains CC celebrates new location, dedication to education

    ■ Mid-Plains christens new facility; bachelor degrees now available.By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican A large crowd gathered at the new Mid-Plains Community College Imperial Extended Campus building Friday to celebrate, among other things, a new f...
  • Driver’s license renewals to be back in place in August

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Those Chase County residents wishing to renew their driver’s licenses over the past two weeks have been frustrated. Due to the implementation of a new driver licensing system, and a power “blip,” the transition ...
  • Sen. Christensen to appear on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ show

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial, who represents the 44th District, was scheduled to appear on Fox News Wednesday, July 29 with Sean Hannity. The program airs locally beginning at 7 p.m. MT. Christensen said he wi...
  • Secondhand, Mexican import store opens on Broadway

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Eli Perez has opened Crazy Jake’s in the former Fitness Zone building at 527 Broadway Street in Imperial. The store features secondhand items, including those on consignment, and Mexican imports such as bowls, hats,...
  • Are you feeding your soil?

    By Claudis StevensonResource Conservationist Use of cover crops in farming systems to improve soil fertility will be the major topic of the Aug. 7 farm tour at the Dennis Demmel farm north of Grant in Perkins County. The event will start at 1:30 p.m. with...
  • Credit Union celebrating 10 years in Imperial

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Imperial Credit Union has been established at 517 Broadway for 10 years, so it’s time for a celebration. From Aug. 3-7 the branch of the Holyoke (Colo.) Credit Union will have daily refreshments and free giveaways f...
  • Use of cover crop topic of farm tour

    Use of cover crops in farming systems to improve soil fertility will be the major topic of the Aug. 7 farm tour at the Dennis Demmel farm north of Grant in Perkins County. The event will start at 1:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 1 p.m. The tour is...
  • Deadline for Cooperative Conservation Partnership initiative extended

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is extending the application deadline to Friday for landowners in the western two-thirds of Nebraska who wish to apply for funds to control invasive plants. “This has been a short notice sign-up and...
  • School’s hot lunch prices rising; two new vans purchased

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican After the 2008-09 year concluded, Chase County Schools lost about $9,000 between its beginning and ending hot lunch program fund balances. Since the number of students who ate lunch last year was steady, much of the d...
  • Wauneta loses a landmark in Thursday morning blaze

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze When Merlin Marquart talks about the fire that destroyed a Wauneta landmark he owned for just under a year, the retired schoolteacher forces himself to fight back tears. “I’ve never had anything like this happen and I h...