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  • CCS students will soon be jumping, shooting for heart

    Students in grades K-6 at Chase County Elementary will be jumping and shooting at the chance to fight heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 4 killers in the U.S. The events will happen on Thursday, Feb. 18, as the Chase County elementary grades wil...
  • Longhorns on short end of SPVA squeakers

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican A basket here; a steal there—that’s just how close the Chase County Longhorns came to playing in last week’s SPVA tournament championship game. After leading the Perkins County Plainsmen throughout most of thr...
  • Traffic stop near Hershey nets 47 pounds of marijuana

    A traffic stop for a license plate violation on eastbound Interstate 80 in Lincoln County led to the seizure of 47 lbs. of marijuana and one arrest. Early Monday afternoon, a trooper stopped a 1998 Chevy Silverado crew cab pickup for a license plate viola...
  • Military reservists could get special license plates under proposed bills

    By Seth OlsonNebraska News Service Military veterans, along with some motorists in Douglas, Lancaster and Sarpy counties, could all see license plate changes by next year. A trio of bills relating to potential license plate modifications was presented to ...
  • Powerball drawing means more work for local retailers

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The largest Powerball ever generated a lot of coverage last week, with $1.5 billion up for grabs. Three jackpot-winning tickets were sold in California, Florida and Tennesee. The prize is roughly $533 million before t...
  • NSAA’s transgender policy in effect for now

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican The new transgender policy adopted on a 6-2 vote by the board of directors of the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) last week took effect immediately. However, their decision could either be upheld or o...
  • Two area NSAA board members on different sides in transgender vote

    By Russ Pankonin and Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Chase County Schools (CCS)and Perkins County High School are in two different NSAA districts. Last Thursday, two school superintendents representing Districts IV and V were on opposite sides of the 6...
  • CCS teachers gain $350 base salary increase

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Teachers at Chase County Schools (CCS) will have a $350 higher base pay salary for the 2016-17 school year. Action on the base pay increase, along with slight insurance coverage changes, came after a 30-minute closed ...
  • Mayors battle at charity stripe for good cause

    Mayors from Imperial and Grant had a friendly battle last Thursday during the annual Pink Out basketball games played in Grant. The two mayors each shot 12 free throws, with the best shooter able to earmark donations from each mayor for his community’s ...
  • Taylor Wilson nominated to U.S. Air Force Academy

    Taylor Wilson, a senior at Chase County Schools, is one of 10 students nominated to the U.S. Service Academies by Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith.   Members of Congress can nominate young people for admission to the U.S. Service Academies, which includ...
  • TIF funds expected from Scott’s Pump Service development

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican City council members voted to approve a $5,000 expenditure from the city’s sales tax fund for legal fees related to the redevelopment plan in the Cornerstone property where Scott’s Pump Service operates. Action at...
  • Winds accelerate Wauneta area brush fire; seven departments battle blaze

    By Pat HolderThe Wauneta Breeze Sirens and smoke were in the air last Thursday morning when a wildfire, caused by a spark from electrical connectors near a shop power line on Bruce Kramer’s property at 720 Rd. and 345 Ave., broke out. It  quickly gre...
  • The Talbott Brothers hire Portland native as manager

    The Talbott Brothers have officially hired Stephen Berry as the artist manager of their band. Currently, the duo and manager are transitioning operations and duties over the next several weeks. “We’re excited to take another step forward and grow by...
  • Contract for senior services facilities management could be reduced

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Options for a new contract with Lantern Health Services will be considered by the city’s senior services board before the one-year contract expires. Hired in March 2015, Lantern has been paid $11,000 per month for i...
  • Nebraska’s spring, summer Travel Guide now available

    The official 2016 Spring/Summer Nebraska Travel Guide is available to those looking to explore the state. For the first time, the Nebraska Tourism Commission is producing two travel guides, instead of one, separating them into spring/summer and fall/winte...
  • Effort made to connect specialty crops, schools

    The Center for Rural Affairs is partnering with University of Nebraska Extension to offer free farm to school trainings to Nebraska’s school food service staff and fruit and vegetable growers.   One of the training sites is at North Platte Public Schoo...
  • Short story contest offers cash prizes

    Original short stories by Nebraska authors are currently being accepted for the 2016 Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation’s short story contest. Story length should be 1,000 to 2,000 words (there is no minimum word requirement for the Intermediate category)...
  • Sing Around America includes eight from Chase County elementary

    Eight elementary students from Chase County Schools took part in Sing Around Nebraska Saturday in Hyannis, one of 11 sites for the event held in Nebraska this month and next. They were part of a 75-voice choir from eight schools who learned six songs. A...
  • Fire west of Champion started near duck blind

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican It took a little work to get there, but firefighters from Imperial finally got to the blaze that burned about a half acre of grass and slough late last Wednesday night. Imperial Fire Chief Nick Schultz said the fire,...
  • Illness affects Bloodmobile

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Donor cancellations due to illness cut into the Chase County Schools American Red Cross Bloodmobile Jan. 12. A total of 68 good units of blood were collected, with a goal of 80 units. There were 75 donors. School Nurs...

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