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  • Modified Atkins Diet cures young boy’s epileptic seizures from Doose Syndrome

    ■ Editor’s note: The subject of this story is also the grandson of the writer. This is a follow-up to a story that appeared in November, 2007.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Sunday, Nov. 22, represented a major milestone for six-year-old Austi...
  • City now chlorinating drinking water

    Several local residents are noticing a different taste in their drinking water. Imperial Public Works Supt. Pat Davison said temporary chlorination of the water started Nov. 17, and will continue until the water main installation is completed on East 12th...
  • Sales tax proceeds take bounce upward

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican After a drop in August, city sales tax proceeds were back up for September, according to the most recent Nebraska Department of Revenue report to the city of Imperial. The city received $36,054.68 in their return from...
  • Terryberry to open hair salon

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Vanessa Terryberry has purchased the A Cut Above/Flower Cart building and will be opening “the COLOR box” Dec. 14. The purchase was finalized Nov. 9 with former owner Sandra Browning. Terryberry is licensed in bot...
  • VFW and ABATE donate to Christmas effort in Afghanistan

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Members of Imperial’s VFW Post 4688 and its Auxiliary, along with ABATE Dist. 12 members and the Eagles Auxiliary, have donated $250 to a special project for soldiers in Afghanistan. The organizations learned of the...
  • Ogallala site of two-day conference

    Growing and marketing organic wheat, along with integrating livestock into alternative cropping systems, will be featured during the third annual Western Sustainable Ag Crops and Livestock Conference, Dec. 11-12, at the Grey Goose Lodge in Ogallala. On De...
  • Why do animals do what they do?

    A workshop for ranchers, horse owners, wildlife enthusiasts Why do cows eat poisonous plants, especially when there is perfectly good grass around? Why do they ‘walk’ a pasture or field when there is with plenty of good feed? Those questions and more ...
  • Youths help provide food baskets

    Youths attending the Wednesday night “Area 51” coordinated by Lighthouse Fellowship did their part last week in helping 16 families in the community have a nice Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday. In preparation for the project, Pastor Matt Dupiere said ...
  • Annual UMW bazaar to be held next Friday

    The United Methodist Women (UMW) annual Christmas Bazaar will be held on Friday, Dec. 4, at the First United Methodist Church in Imperial from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme of this year’s bazaar is “Together At the Table.” Coffee and rolls will be serv...
  • May your holiday be filled with THANKS and GIVING

    By Lori Pankonin Confirmed by daily comments by others, I’m not the only one who finds it unbelievable that Thanksgiving is upon us. Yes, 11/12 of the year hasalready happened. Five weeks until Christmas was announced at our staff meeting Friday. Whoa!...
  • Task force report brings unneeded health concerns

    By Jan Schultz, The Imperial Republican News EditorLeave it to a “panel of experts” to cause another unneeded controversy in health care. However, I’m not so sure that there isn’t something else going on here now that health care is at the forefro...
  • Thankfulness doubles for Grant newlywed

    ■ Editor’s note: In addition to Thanksgiving, November is also National Adoption Month. Ashleigh Noyes, an adoptee since birth, shares her story. She is married to Jason Noyes, a former Imperial resident.By Ashleigh NoyesGrant Tribune-Sentinel Ever si...
  • Snow kicks off short work week

    It lasted only a few hours, but Monday’s snow covered the cars and ground temporarily in Imperial. Temperatures reached 40 degrees earlier in the day, but dropped mid-day when the snow started. Here, a FedEx delivery man makes his way to his truck at 6t...
  • Historic health care bill will get Senate debate

    WASHINGTON (AP)—Invoking the name of Edward M. Kennedy, Democrats united Saturday night to push historic health care legislation past a key Senate hurdle over the opposition of Republicans eager to inflict a punishing defeat on President Barack Obama. T...
  • Local athletes in national tournament, meet

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Two college athletes who are graduates of Chase County Schools were in the national spotlight with their collegiate teams last week. Scott Ohlson, a senior at Doane College, ran with the Tiger cross country team at th...
  • Gaswick completes Washburn football career, Brophy on VB team

    Imperial’s Nathan Gaswick completed his college football career this season at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan. Gaswick missed eight games this season due to broken arm but finished with 10 tackles for the season at linebacker.  He broke his other a...
  • Final deer numbers stay ahead of last year

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican As with the first few days of the season, the final firearm deer season numbers in the area stayed ahead of last year’s total. Early in the season, deer kill  success was running ahead of 2008. When the season clos...
  • Huskers headed for the Big 12 Championship

    From Staff and Assoc. Press reportsThe Imperial Republican/Associated Press Lincoln’s Memorial Stadium rocked Saturday night as the Nebraska Cornhuskers claimed the Big 12 North title with a 17-3 victory over Kansas State. The win vaulted the Huskers in...
  • Area concerts usher in holiday season

    Music lovers get to choose from two concerts offered in the area Saturday night. Southwest Nebraska Public Power District is presenting its First Annual Customer Appreciation Concert with the sounds of Nebraska Brass in Hayes Center. The concert will begi...
  • Resident asks insurance company to remove name from sewer suit

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Unbeknownst to Diane Gellerman of Imperial until October this year,  her insurance company had filed a suit against the city of Imperial for a sewer backup into her home. She wants to clarify that she personally was...

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