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  • School alarm, grass fire summon IVFD

    One call comes during IVFD Fun Day eventsBy Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Firefighters from Imperial were called early last Thursday morning to an alarm at Chase County Schools, then were summoned to a grass fire during Saturday’s annual Fun Day ac...
  • Interact Club takes on school supply drive

    Imperial Interact students started a school supply drive this week as a service project to kick off their school year. Boxes for school supply donations have been established at Imperial Super Foods, Zion Lutheran Church and Chase County School. The idea ...
  • air Run in 37th year

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican It’s time to get serious about registering for the 37th Annual Chase County Fair Run. Entry fees go up after Aug. 7. The 10K, 5K, one mile run/walk and half mile kids’ run will be held Aug. 15, beginning at Chase ...
  • revor Peterson makes cut for Team Nebras

    Trevor Peterson, 13, will be in St. Louis, Mo., with his family this weekend for a big event in his young baseball life. After completion of the Pee Wee baseball season in Imperial, Trevor took part in the Ultimate Baseball Academy in Omaha July 18, wher...
  • Alma ends Senior Legion season

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Imperial’s Senior Legion captured an opening win in the C7 area tournament but fell to Alma twice, ending their season Tuesday night. Imperial opened the tournament at Alma against Overton Friday and came home ...
  • Strand on gold medal team at national games

    Andy Strand of Imperial, center back, was part of the gold medal team that won the AA coed volleyball division at the State Games of America (SGA) competition underway in and around Lincoln. Their Holy Hit team went 4-2 in Sunday morning’s pool play, th...
  • Budget, work with principals on tap for month ahead

    ■ Editor’s note: Starting this month, Supt. Joey Lefdal will write a monthly column year-round in The Imperial Republican that will address topics dealing with Chase County Schools (CCS). His column will appear in the last issue each month. Lefdal sta...
  • Hear Nebraska’s Good Living Tour kicks off here

    The kickoff concert of Hear Nebraska’s Good Life Tour was held in Imperial Friday night and drew about 400 people. The event featured three Nebraska bands, playing their flavor of music. Among those three were Imperial’s own Talbott Brothers, top left...
  • Campbell Park site for Saturday’s IVFD Fun Day

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican A new site and new time will highlight Saturday’s annual Imperial Volunteer Fire Department’s (IVFD) Helen Fanning Memorial Fun Day. Like last year, the Fun Day was moved later in the month so firefighters could s...
  • Feed My Starving Children event begins today

    Volunteers sought for packing effortBy Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican When packing begins today (Thursday), it will mark the beginning of the fifth annual Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) MobilePack™ event in Imperial. The event will run from tod...
  • Pea crop meeting expectations

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican What started out as a 140-acre experiment growing peas last year to a 1,000-acre all-in plunge this year, peas may have found a place in the dryland rotation on the Meeske brothers’ farm. Last week, Karl Meeske b...
  • Special meeting set to fill empty city council seat

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Three council members who continue to serve will meet with Imperial Mayor Dwight Coleman on Friday, July 31, to consider his appointment to the city council. The special meeting will convene at 7 p.m. July 31 when Col...
  • Combine lost in Tuesday fire

    An International Harvester combine was lost in a fire Tuesday afternoon in a field being harvested by Chris Pursley, five miles south of Enders. The Imperial Volunteer Fire Department (IVFD) got the call about 1 p.m. Tuesday. Seeing smoke as they pulled ...
  • Briefs

    Bloodmobile almost reaches 103-unit goalA total of 100 units of blood were donated at the recent American Red Cross Bloodmobile in Imperial.Held July 16 at the Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, the goal had been 103 units of blood.Organizer Emma Mollendor ...
  • Dirk Greene retires after 38 years with NE Game & Parks

    Imperial’s Dirk Greene knows he’s had a great job. After 38 years with the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, 36 of them as game warden (also known as conservation officer), he retired on July 1. “It was the answer to prayer to get this job in t...
  • New fair building nears completion

    By Diane StammThe Wauneta Breeze Though there weren’t flowers in the pots on July 1, the new Chase County Fair Expo building should be finished this week. Rockwell Construction of Wray, Colo., oversaw the project with Koellner Construction beginning di...
  • Rev up for Poker Run

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Fill that vehicle or motorcycle with gas and climb on the Mayor’s Charity Poker Run. Organized by Imperial Mayor Dwight Coleman, the Run begins at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the city office. Coleman said the route this ...
  • Farmer’s Market each Saturday

    The first Farmer’s Market of the season kicked off Saturday morning in Imperial along Broadway St. While the number of sellers was light for the first week, as produce matures the variety of items for sale will increase. Participating last Saturday, abo...
  • New intern working at NRCS

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican An internship at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will lead to employment by that government service in the future. That’s why Luther Thompson is part of the Nebraska NRCS Pathways Internship Program ...
  • Bremmer’s Grain Goat aims to save producers time on moisture tests

    From a single seed of an idea an acre of innovation can grow. For Martin Bremmer of Venango, an idea he had in the 1980s has now grown into a potentially huge idea that he hopes will revolutionize agriculture. A self-proclaimed “city boy” who spent t...