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  • Quilt show May 10 opens museum’s 2009 season

        The Chase County Historical Society will open its 2009 season at the Chase County Museum with a quilt show this Sunday and continuing on Sunday, May 17.     Members of the Quilt Guild will host the show and have invited Barbara Holtzman of Holyo...
  • Protect yourselves from predators

        They’re everywhere. People who want to steal your identity and use it for illegal purposes.    A seminar was held Tuesday in Imperial for those interested in protecting themselves from identity theft. It was sponsored by Mid-Plains Community C...
  • Iron chlorosis in trees, shrubs showing up now

        Many trees, shrubs and other ornamental plants in Nebraska suffer from iron deficiency.     In the Southwest part of the state there is no exception. In fact, it can be much worse here than other areas.    The high mag soils in this area caus...
  • First class stamps going up two cents Monday

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    Earlier this year, Governors of the U.S. Postal Service approved new prices for mailing, including a two-cent increase for first class stamps, from 42 to 44 cents.    That change in price arrives Monday, May ...
  • No Till Notes: Improving the Soil Food Web

    By Mark WatsonPanhandle No Till Educator        In the past several articles I have talked about diverse mixtures of forage crops and grain crops. We know diverse crop rotations have the benefit of breaking up persistent weed and disease cycles.  ...
  • A step back in time with clothing, quilts

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican    About 30 persons enjoyed an afternoon of reminiscing Saturday, as Cherish the Past and Celebrate the Future, a centennial style show, was held at Chase County Schools.     CCS Family & Consumer Sciences stude...
  • Longhorn boys finish fifth at SPVA meet

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    North Platte St. Pat’s took home the SPVA conference boys’ track title this year, winning it last Friday during a cool day in Hershey.    Chase County didn’t expect to have the chance to regain the titl...
  • Lady Longhorns’ reign ends as SPVA champs

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    After a 20-year reign, Chase County’s hold on the SPVA Conference girls’ track title ended this year.    Perkins County won this year’s title, capturing the conference first place at Hershey Friday, aft...
  • History behind Longhorn school mascot sought

        Who might still be alive who would know the history behind why the local high school uses the Longhorn as its mascot?     Or who might know where to go to find such information?    Such are the questions recently raised by Joan Wenzlick, hist...
  • Swim team sign-up this Friday

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    Youths and adults interested in being part of Imperial’s swim team this summer should attend a registration night this Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the city gym.    One big draw for the team this year is the ...
  • Help solve mystery of this picture

    Does anyone know if this is a reunion picture, or one of a whole town’s population? This picture was purchased by Jean Brandt at The Junkers. She believes that it had once belonged to a Chase County couple. “I’d like to get it back to someone in the...
  • Longhorn golfers capture second at SPVA

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican    Longhorn golf coach Larry Munger said he was “pleasantly surprised” by his team’s performance in the SPVA golf tournament Friday.     Playing on the Grant course, the Longhorns dropped their score by ...
  • Rules explained for disposal of yard wasteBy Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The weather the past week has not always been conducive for yard work, but some people have already mowed off that dusty grass, or pruned trees. The next step is disposing o

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican    The weather the past week has not always been conducive for yard work, but some people have already mowed off that dusty grass, or pruned trees. The next step is disposing of the yard waste.    City Clerk/Adm...
  • Events planned for staff during National Hospital Week, May 10-16

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican    “A Healthy Commitment in Changing Times” will serve as the theme for this year’s National Hospital Week celebration at the Chase County Community Hospital.     National Hospital Week, which dates back...
  • Events planned for staff during National Hospital Week, May 10-16

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican    “A Healthy Commitment in Changing Times” will serve as the theme for this year’s National Hospital Week celebration at the Chase County Community Hospital.     National Hospital Week, which dates back...
  • Nebraska among 38 states now with confirmed swine flu cases

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican    Nebraska is among the majority of states now that have confirmed cases of H1N1 influenza, or the swine flu.    As of Wednesday this week, 38 states now have confirmed cases, with that number expected to grow....
  • End of year concerts scheduled

        As the school year ends, so does the concert season for vocal and music performances.    The first concert is the grade 5-8 band concert May 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. The fifth grade band will play “Castles and Kings,” “Libe...
  • ‘Tiny Trotters’ joining many other animals at SCORE this summer

        “Branden,” “Cowboy” and “Reba,” all miniature horses will join the many animals coming to S.C.O.R.E. this summer.     Students in grades three and four will be the first to greet the horses on Tuesday, June 16, at Cox’s Ponds, and ...
  • Rotary exchange student returns to Imperial

    By Lori PankoninThe Imperial Republican    Rosalind Pieters, Imperial’s first Rotary exchange student, returned to Imperial last week, 40 years after she graduated with the CCHS Class of 1969.    She came from the Netherlands for her class reunion...
  • Korean War story reaches Chase County

    By Jan Schultz, The Imperial Republican News Editor    What an amazing story about Sgt. 1st Class Patrick James Arthur, who died during the Korean War and was buried there in a makeshift grave, only to be returned to U.S. soil 58 years later.    It...