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  • Former CCS student new FFA officer

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Persistence paid off for Chase County Schools graduate Kerry Swanson. He applied for a second time this year to become a state FFA officer, and was selected at the State FFA Convention in Lincoln last week. The new vi...
  • Lower Republican NRD pulls out of basin coalition

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Membership in the Republican River Basin Coalition dropped from three natural resources districts (NRDs) to two Friday.     During an emergency phone meeting Friday, representatives of the Upper and Middle Republ...
  • NRD moving forward with Improvement Project Area funding

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican While the occupation tax in LB 701 recently passed its first test at the district court level, it still faces a likely Nebraska Supreme Court test. Should the occupation tax be struck down by the high court, that w...
  • Nebraskan aboard Discovery

    Native Nebraskan Clayton Anderson joined six of his astronaut colleagues aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, which blasted off early Monday on its mission to rendevous with the International Space Station orbiting earth. Anderson is serving as a missi...
  • Youths keeping city soccer fields busy

    Soccer is well underway in Imperial with 18 teams and 186 youths in the program. Games are held Saturday afternoons and Monday nights. At left, Dawn Castle moves the ball against a Grant player in a U14 game at the Wellington field. Carter Leibbrand...
  • Street project gets started next week

    East 5th, 9th, 12th Sts. reconstruction, drainage work will continue through fall By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican For the next eight months, three of Imperial’s major streets will be under construction. It will mean some inconveniences for awhile...
  • Postal Service proposing to end regular Saturday mail delivery to street addresses

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican A proposed change in mail delivery by the U.S. Postal Service won’t greatly change the way patrons in Chase County receive their mail. That’s according to checks with area post offices and the U.S. Postal Service ...
  • Sam McNairs spend more family time in smaller town

    ■ Editor’s note: This is one in a series of feature stories about people who have returned with their families to their hometown of Imperial, after living and working in other communities.By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican On a sunny Monday three l...
  • Rescuers work four hours freeing Holyoke man in bin

    By Jan RahnThe Grant Tribune-Sentinel A hired farm hand was rescued from inside a grain bin on the Mark Wendell property Friday, eight miles south and two miles west of Madrid. Victor Meza, 23, of Holyoke, Colo., was freed from the corn’s grip and able ...
  • Registration starts this week for 2010-11 kindergarten class

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Today (Thursday) is opening day for kindergarten registration at Chase County Schools. Parents can begin registering their prospective students that day through April 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The office will sta...
  • New restaurant in Champion to be ‘family friendly’ place

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican As of March 1 Ron and Dena Taylor are the new owners of The Country House in Champion. The restaurant, which will include a dance floor, is located in the building formerly known as Cindy Lou’s BBQ and Champ Inn. Th...
  • Park’s lift station work nearly complete

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican A torn-up Campbell Park will soon be back to normal, according to the supervisor on the project installing a new sanitation lift station in the park’s northeast section. Chris Myers of Myers Construction, Inc., of B...
  • Easter fun comes early

    Despite the high winds and cooler temperatures, Imperial’s annual Easter Egg Hunt went on as scheduled Saturday at Campbell Park. Here, one-year-old Trinitey Ledford gets up close with the Easter Bunny, who visited with youngsters before the hunt and ...
  • Long history of Boy Scouts in Imperial

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Although the records are nebulous, and facts aren’t clear, Boy Scouts of America have been an institution in Imperial for quite awhile. This is the 100th anniversary of Boy Scouts of America. The scouting  began ...
  • District court says NRDs don’t have authority to refund LB 701 taxes

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Natural resources districts (NRDs) that collected property taxes under LB 701, of which the tax was later ruled unconstitutional, do not have the authority to refund those taxes. That was the finding of Harlan Coun...
  • Voters can begin casting ballots Monday

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Voters don’t have to wait until election day to cast their ballots in this year’s Primary Election. The early voting period for the Primary begins Monday, April 5, according to Debbie Clark, Chase County Clerk a...
  • Comedy/mystery to delight audience

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Chase County Schools students are rehearsing for a two-act play, “It’s Murder in the Wings,” to be presented April 18-19. The full-length comedy/mystery is written by Pat Cook. The Wings is a publishing company...
  • Candidates reminded campaign signs should be off state road right-of-way

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Campaign signs have been popping up all over Imperial in the past few weeks. With the Primary Election less than six weeks away, the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) is reminding people it is against the law to pla...
  • Council may be addressing zoning change again on Broadway property

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican An ordinance was voted down by the city council Monday night, that would have changed the zoning from residential to commercial on a now-vacant lot at 1710 Broadway. However, at least two council members expressed no ...
  • Water, sewer depts. losing money; rates will be going higher

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Higher rates for Imperial water and wastewater (sewer) rates are most likely coming. Auditors of those city departments are recommending rate increases to fill the void, according to Public Works Supt. Pat Davison in ...

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