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  • Top stories in 2011 center around storms, hospital district, city growth

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Agriculture embodies the heart of Chase County’s economy and lifestyle, so it’s not surprising an ag-related subject was again the top 2011 news story judged by The Imperial Republican staff. The top story last ...
  • First of two public hearings set on freight containers

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Imperial’s Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on new zoning regulations regarding use of cargo, or shipping, containers within the city limits. The hearing on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. will be before the nine-me...
  • State senators return to Lincoln for 60-day session

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Nebraska’s state senators returned to Lincoln this week to begin the 60-day short session of the 102nd Legislature. Senator Mark Christensen of Imperial, who represents the 44th District in southwest Nebraska, ...
  • Back-to-back Red Cross blood drives here later this month

    Imperial will host two American Red Cross Bloodmobiles later this month on Jan. 18 and 19.On Wednesday, Jan. 18, Chase County High School will be the site for the blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the gym. Appointments can be made now with School Nurse...
  • Christmas dinner draws large crowd

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican A total of 280 meals were served at the Southwest Nebraska Ministerial Association Christmas dinner Dec. 25 at the Imperial Eagles Club. Chair Jody Bopp said that number was up 30-40 people from last year. He attribut...
  • Imperial site of speech contest this Saturday

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican To be or not to be. To be serious prose or humorous prose. To be ready for the first speech contest of the school year. That’s the question that was facing organizer Jill Bauerle of Chase County Schools (CCS) Tuesda...
  • Ike’s promotes nature conservation

    ■ Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of feature stories concerning organizations that benefit the Imperial area. Volunteering in a community, through organizations, is a way to pay back for the benefits that the community offers an individua...
  • Brophy wins facebook contest

    The Southwest Nebraska Chapter of Izaak Walton League of America is $250 richer, thanks to Ben Brophy of Imperial. He won a recent contest sponsored by Adams Bank & Trust of Imperial on its Facebook page. Brophy chose “Ikes,” as it is called, to r...
  • Nominations sought for ‘Good Neighbor’ awards

    The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation and the Omaha World-Herald have announced that nomination forms for the 2012 Good Neighbor Awards program are now being accepted. This recognition program honors individuals cited by neighbors for performing unselfish,...
  • New Chamber of Commerce president on board

    Jana Pribbeno, right, took over the reins as the 2012 Imperial Chamber of Commerce president this week. Pribbeno, who is the advertising representative at The Imperial Republican, has worked with the Chamber’s promotions committee the past year and has ...
  • Position on United Soybean Board open

    The Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) is seeking candidates to fill a United Soybean Board (USB) member position. USB is made up of 69 farmer-members who oversee the investments of the soybean checkoff on behalf of all U.S. soybean farmers. Checkoff funds are...
  • Corn Board lauds judgment striking down California’s carbon fuel standard

    The Nebraska Corn Board celebrated the end of 2011 with a victory when Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill struck down California’s low carbon fuel standard. Judge O’Neill found the standard unconstitutional by violating the Commerce Clause of the US Constit...
  • Continued positive growth a big plus

    By Russ Pankonin, The Imperial Republican Co-Publisher One needn’t look  any further than last week’s Progress Edition of The Imperial Republican to see that Imperial continues to move in the right direction—forward! You’ve heard me say many time...
  • Longhorn boys finish third in holiday tourney

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican The Chase County Longhorn boys bounced back from defeat to take the consolation prize in the Perkins County holiday tournament Dec. 29-30 in Grant. The Longhorns of Kimball put it to the Longhorns of Chase County i...
  • Second annual ‘Pink Out’ games next week with Perkins County

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Varsity basketball players, and hopefully much of the crowd, at next week’s Chase County/Perkins County games will be clad in pink. It’s the second annual Pink Out Shoot for a Cure games between the Longhorns and ...
  • Academic all-state recognition earned by nine CCS students

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) has announced academic all-state recognition for high school students involved in sports and other NSAA-sanctioned activities. Nine Chase County Schools students made ...
  • Wrestlers return to action in Ogallala tournament

    By Alan CarmanThe Imperial Republican Chase County wrestlers will resume the 2012 portion of the season at Ogallala Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m. with a tournament that features a dual format. Ten teams including Chase County are expected to participate i...
  • CCS wrestlers finish 2011 portion of season in Sidney

    By Alan CarmanThe Imperial Republican Chase County only had four wrestlers participate in the Dec. 17 Sidney Wrestling invitational. Cozad won the meet easily by a 55-point margin. Team scoring was: Cozad 183.5, Gering 128, Lexington 110, Ogallala 94, St...
  • Girls take third in holiday tournament action

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican The five-day NSAA-mandated moratorium showed up on the court at the Perkins County Holiday Tournament last Thursday in Chase County’s opening game. The Lady Longhorns dropped the opener 35-19 to Kimball as they st...
  • Huskers go down to South Carolina in Capital One Bowl 30-13

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican The Nebraska Cornhuskers, the 20-ranked team in the country, powered it’s way to a 13-9 lead over the 9th ranked South Carolina Gamecocks after the first quarter of the Capital One Bowl Monday in Orlando, Fla. To ...