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  • Airport Zoning board approves two of three light pole applications

    School board likely to discuss issue during July 2 special meetingBy Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican    Three of the four light poles on Chase County Schools’ new football field now have the approval of the Imperial Airport Zoning Board.     ...
  • Chase County Fair brochures in the mail; tickets go on sale Friday

    Special on-line offer available on fair websiteBy Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican    Ticket brochures for the 2009 Chase County Fair Aug. 9-16 in Imperial went in the mail Tuesday with regular ticket sales opening up Friday, June 26.     This y...
  • Special meeting set for council appointment

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    City council members and Mayor Annie Longan will meet in special session this Friday at 7:30 a.m. in the council chambers to consider appointment of a fourth council member.    Dustin Weiss resigned from the ...
  • Council approves purchase agreement on Miller ground

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    If plans proceed, the city of Imperial will soon be the owner of about 75 acres of property now owned and farmed by Melvin and Dorothy Miller, east of Schroeder Park.    At Monday’s city council meeting, ap...
  • Plan unfolding for annual IVFD Fourth of July events

    Fireworks show at fairgrounds set for July 3By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    Members of the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department are working on plans for another big celebration of the Fourth of July.    The IVFD again will be shooting off fir...
  • Damage minimal here in last week’s storms

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    Unlike Chase County’s neighbors to the north and west, damage was minimal here in a pair of storms last week.    A check with three insurance firms in town indicated most of the damage in Chase County came ...
  • Harvest not option for some area Perkins County farmers

    By Jan RahnThe Grant Tribune Sentinel    A fast-moving, intense storm rolled through the area last Thursday night taking its toll on crops, pivot systems, trees and anything else in its path.    Somewhere between 11 p.m. and midnight, firefighters f...
  • Couple returns to community great grandfather founded

    By Lori PankoninThe Imperial Republican    Mark and Sherie Mercier of Spring Valley, Ariz., returned to Imperial for a brief visit this week to renew the connection felt for a town that Mark’s great grandfather, Thomas Mercier, founded in 1885.   ...
  • Start thinking about fair float

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican    Letters will be sent out this week concerning the Chase County Fair Parade, to be held Aug. 15. The letters, to be sent to organizations, churches, businesses and others, will include an entry form,  according ...
  • Great Plains Cable TV realigns cable channels; rates increasing first of July

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    Great Plains Cable TV customers wondering where some of their favorite stations went last week should be able to find them now, but they might be on a different channel.    The company was busy realigning som...
  • Homestead tax exemption filing deadline is June 30

        Low and moderate income older Nebraskans have until June 30 to apply for a homestead exemption to obtain relief from property taxes.     This annual exemption excludes all or a portion of the value of a person’s home and up to one acre of the ...
  • Increase in irrigated acreage puts Nebraska first in nation

        While the number of irrigated acres is dropping in many parts of the country, it continues to rise in Nebraska, which now ranks first in the nation.    Some areas of the state are over-irrigated, however, and significant limitations on future ir...
  • Figures inflated on health care issue

    By Jan Schultz, The Imperial Republican News Editor    If you’ve been reading U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns’ columns the past three weeks in this newspaper, you noticed they have expressed grave concerns about President Obama’s push for a government-fun...
  • Jaws of Life to be explained at museum

        The Chase County Museum will host the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department this Sunday, June 28. Volunteers from the fire department will be on hand to demonstrate some of the equipment.    The original tools and equipment for the “Jaws of Life...
  • ‘Celebration on Square’ a cooler happening this year

    Organizers of Celebration on the Square in Imperial moved the event from July to June in hopes of cooler temperatures, and that was exactly how it was Saturday, when comfortable 70-degree readings greeted attendees. Among the shoppers at the 10 to 12 boot...
  • Teeing it up at the field

    Young girls, who are pre-Little League age, can be found Tuesdays and Thursdays at Schroeder Park, where they are learning the basics of the sport of softball, thanks to a number of volunteers and parents. Last Thursday, the focus of the T-ball session wa...
  • Imperial Crush evens record with Sunday win over Kimball

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    Imperial Crush’s second win in a row,  a 17-1 thrashing of Kimball Sunday, evened the team’s season record at 2-2.    The first three innings were scoreless, but Imperial took an early 1-0 lead in the fo...
  • Imperial senior girls win end-of-season tourney

    Team finishes season with just one lossBy Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    In a battle between two Chase County teams, Imperial came out on top in the Tri-County South League softball tournament Saturday, beating Wauneta 14-7.    The championsh...
  • Local swim team picks up win at Grant meet

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    Imperial’s swim team picked up its first win of the season Saturday, completed at Grant.    Team scoring was Imperial 461, Benkelman 370, Grant 236 and Wauneta 15.    This Saturday, June 27, the team wil...
  • Imperial’s 16-and-under team continues winning streak

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican    Imperial’s 16-and-under baseball team remains undefeated with wins over Benkelman,  Wauneta, McCook and Grant last week.     On June 17 at Benkelman, Imperial gave up just one run in a 19-1 win that ende...