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  • Mutton busters hold on tight for trophies

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze Youngsters put their best sheep riding on display during the Chase County Fair’s mutton busting competition on Wednesday afternoon, six of them leaving the event with towering trophies in hand. In the five-year-old divisi...
  • Stock dogs perform well in contest despite fair’s high temperatures

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Fourteen dogs worked hard despite the heat of the Chase County Fair last week as they competed in the stock dog trials. It was the second year for the event, started last year at the fair following several requests....
  • Motorcycle show draws some ‘hot’ bikes

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Saturday’s motorcycle show at the Chase County Fair displayed some “hot” bikes, and that’s not because of the temperatures. All types of motorcycles could be displayed in the show that was open to the public...
  • Put the flip flop to the metal

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican You didn’t have to be a farmer to ride a tractor at the Chase County Fair last Friday. A total of 135 children, ages four to 12, pushed the pedal to the concrete during the pedal tractor pull. Dressed in anything fr...
  • Pom Poms get renewed contract for concession stand operation

    ■ Football lights get final approval; installation may start next week. PAGE 1. By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican In addition to several hirings and an update on the football field lights, the Chase County Schools board of education handled a number...
  • Piano medley takes top honors in fair’s talent contest

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican A rousing jazz piano medley by an Imperial man took the top prize at the fair’s “Got Talent?” contest last Thursday afternoon. Imperial native Jeff Schuman, who returned to his hometown two years ago, played a...
  • Hogsett studies in England for year

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican When Staci Hogsett of Lamar returned to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this week, she took back more than clothes and equipment for her apartment. She took back a year of memories from studying in England. The jun...
  • What’s so special about being ordinary person?

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican A Nebraska native with Imperial ties has authored a book about inspirational Biblical stories of ordinary people in the hands of an extraordinary God. Heath Trampe was in Imperial last Saturday autographing “Extraor...
  • Parade expected to be another great fair event

    Water main project won’t affect Broadway route By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican One of the Chase County Fair events always drawing some of the biggest numbers is Saturday’s parade. This year’s event is expected to be no different. The parade w...
  • Fair activities climax this week

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican This year’s Chase County Fair kicked off over the weekend with the 4-H Horse Show and Imperial Community Players’ musical. Events will continue through Sunday afternoon, Aug. 16, for western Nebraska’s grand...
  • Hospital is new home for urologist’s clinic

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican People needing the medical services of a urologist can now look to Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH) and Dr. Rick Schmidt. Dr. Schmidt recently relocated his weekly clinic from North Platte to Imperial. He sai...
  • Can you believe it? First day of school arrives Tuesday

    Number of upgrades to facilities made over summer months By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican It seems like we just celebrated the Fourth of July. Now, it’s Chase County Fair week, and on Tuesday, Aug. 18, it’s the first day of classes at Chase Coun...
  • Leyland to teach in Japan for year

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Although her recent college degree is in music education, Shelby Leyland of Imperial will instead be teaching English in Japan this next year. Leyland, 22, graduated this past spring from Hastings College with a Bache...
  • Drivers’ licensing resumes in Chase County

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican As of last Thursday, drivers in Chase County were again able to apply for drivers’ licenses. Due to a delay in the installation of a new drivers’ license system by the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV),...
  • Petition circulating to have hospital board members elected

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican A group of area residents plans to begin circulating a petition during the Chase County Fair this week and beyond, asking that Chase County Community Hospital board members be elected by the public in the future. At ...
  • Mid-Plains offering online ag business courses this fall

    Mid-Plains Community College will offer two online business courses this fall that are focused on the agricultural industry. The first, Introduction to Agriculture & Natural Resources, is a survey course that provides an overview of historical develo...
  • Terraces a solution to erosion control; funds available

    By Gene HeathersCivil Engineering TechnicianNatural Resources Conservation Service The last 12 months have brought heavy rains and several storms to many of our southwest Nebraska farms.   With the increase in rain, we are also seeing an increase in eros...
  • Forage meeting here set for Aug. 24

    By Robert TignerSW4 Agricultural Extension Educator Forage cropping choices and the economics of forage will be the subject of a meeting Aug. 24, 1 pm at the Imperial Public Library. Specific topics include choosing forages, alfalfa stand assessment, est...
  • Interest sought on grazing option in new wetland applications

    The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is testing landowner interest in a new Wetlands Reserve Program option to reserve grazing rights on their contracted wetland acres.   Applications are being accepted statewide from Aug. 10-21 at local NRC...
  • ACRE: time is short for decision

    By Robert TignerSW4 Agricultural Extension Educator The 2008 Farm Bill’s new ACRE program has an important deadline coming. Aug. 14 is the final day to elect the new ACRE program for agricultural crops. If growers have not taken a close look at ACRE, t...

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