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  • National Mentoring Month celebrated by local TeamMates

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican In between varsity basketball games Friday night, TeamMates mentors and mentees from both Imperial and Gothenburg were recognized during the National Mentoring Month of January. The TeamMates program at Chase County...
  • Senators react to Ricketts’ State of State Address

    By Lindsay Esparrago & Seth OlsonNebraska news service Senators had generally positive comments on Gov. Pete Rickett’s State of the State address last Thursday after hearing the governor speak about his plans to continue to improve Nebraska. Rickett...
  • Lady Longhorns upset Bridgeport in first round of SPVA tourney

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Despite a late surge from Bridgeport, Chase County’s girls pulled off a 47-44 win Monday night in the SPVA Conference tournament first round game. It was the fourth win overall for the Lady Longhorns this season, bu...
  • Girls win two of three in January action

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Last week was a good one for Chase County girls’ basketball. The Lady Longhorns won two of three games over  a span of four days. When adding in Monday’s SPVA tourney win, that’s three out of four. Chase County...
  • Wrestlers second in home tourney

    By Alan CarmanThe Imperial Republican Head Coach Matt Vlasin was very pleased with his team’s performance at the Chase County Wrestling Tournament. “I thought that we let a couple matches slip away that we could have won, but overall the wrestlers had...
  • First round SPVA win sets up rematch with Perkins Co.

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Chase County’s Longhorn boys hit free throws down the stretch when they needed them most Tuesday night to outlast Sutherland in the first of the SPVA tournament. The 47-40 win over the Sailors set up a rematch wi...
  • Astronaut’s book donated to library

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Youth and adults alike may be motivated to dare to dream big by a book recently donated to Lied Imperial Public Library. Nebraska’s own astronaut, Clayton C. Anderson, has written a book called “The Ordinary Space...
  • Building discussion continues as more thoughts explored

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Board members continue to hash out details of a possible building addition at Chase County Schools. A set of revised plans reviewed at Tuesday’s school board meeting shows space in the addition for a regulation high...
  • Irrigation district sues to set aside new NRD water management plans

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican The Frenchman-Cambridge Irrigation District (FCID) made good on its threat to sue the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) over its new integrated management plan (IMP). The URNRD isn’t alone in the...
  • Moisture climbs slightly in 2015’s weather review

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Area residents and producers experienced a fourth consecutive year with more moisture. Figures compiled by this newspaper using weekly reports from Cory Schuller of Imperial, a cooperative weather observer for the Nat...
  • Lack of seat belt use would become primary offense under proposed bill

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Most everyone agrees. The use of seat belts in vehicles is a good thing. LB669, introduced by Sen. Bob Krist of Lincoln Jan. 6, would change how law enforcement handles the lack  of seat belt use. At present, law enf...
  • World famous scientist is missing

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Calling all detectives! A very important scientist is missing from Lied Imperial Public Library, and the public is being asked to find him. What library personnel are seeking is a 36x48-inch oil painting of Albert E...
  • Local TeamMates in spotlight during mentoring month

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican January is National Mentoring Month. The Chase County Chapter of TeamMates, located at Chase County Schools (CCS), is recognizing that fact during basketball games Friday night. Mentors and mentees, or adults and stud...
  • Charges filed in lightning rod case

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Two felonies have been filed against Paul Fox, 22, of North Platte in an alleged sales scam in Chase County last month. Chase Co. Attorney Arlan Wine said he filed theft by deception and criminal impersonation charges...
  • District FFA champs will advance to state

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican The Imperial FFA chapter was well represented during District Leadership Skills Events (LSE) in Curtis Jan. 6. Two teams and two individuals took first in their divisions. The Junior Parliamentary Procedure Team of Ka...
  • Rob Hartman a 2016 Farm Bureau Leadership Academy member

    Ten farmers and ranchers from across Nebraska have been selected for Nebraska Farm Bureau’s 2016 Leadership Academy. The selected farmers and ranchers will begin a year-long program Jan. 28-29 in Kearney. One of the members from this area is Rob Hartm...
  • Mobile food pantry in Imperial Jan. 23

    The FoodBank for the Heartland mobile pantry will be parked in Imperial Jan. 23. Volunteers from First Bank & Trust Company will be helping distribute food from 9-11 a.m. at the Imperial City Gym at 740 Court St. Becky Berry, an employee at First Bank...
  • Valley Bank and Trust Co. to merge with Wyoming State Bank

    By Sheri Hink-WangerThe Wauneta Breeze Valley Bank and Trust Company announced this week they merge with the Wyoming-based Wyoming State Bank. Once complete, the banks will operate under the name Western States Bank. First Express of Nebraska, Inc., the ...
  • Another year of lower gas prices is predicted

    Motorists will be rewarded at the pump again this year, spending $17 billion less compared to 2015, as the national price is predicted to sag for a fourth straight year to $2.28 a gallon. That’s according to GasBuddy’s fuel price outlook for 2016. An ...
  • FVC director completes program

    Mark Halstead of Dix, a director of Frenchman Valley Coop (FVC) of Imperial, completed a four-phase educational program co-sponsored by the Nebraska Cooperative Council and CoBank. He will receive a Certificate of Recognition acknowledging completion of ...