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  • Imperial can take pride in support for Hear Nebraska

    By Russ Pankonin, The Imperial Republican Imperial has done itself proud once again. Last weekend, Imperial played host to the kickoff concert for Hear Nebraska’s nine-day Good Living Tour across Nebraska. And as a gracious host, Imperial not only turn...
  • Superintendent lists goals, priorities at first board meeting

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican While there was a long list of agenda items on the CCS board of education’s July 14 meeting, new Supt. Joel Lefdal made quick work of the section for his report. The two and a half page agenda was covered in a littl...
  • Disc Golf new in town

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Visitors to Campbell Park in Imperial may notice that some trees have large wooden numbers tacked to them. The newest sport in town is Disc Golf. Chase County Schools Superintendent Joey Lefdal has played disc golf fo...
  • Senior Legion begins area tournament Friday

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Imperial’s Senior Legion baseball team will take a 2-10 regular season mark into the C7 area tournament at Alma that runs from July 24-28. Second-seeded Imperial will play in the second game of the tournament t...
  • Wauneta team top-seeded in next week’s coed softball tourney

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican Wauneta Roller Mills earned the top seed in next week’s end-of-season coed softball tournament at Imperial’s Schroeder Park. The seven-team tournament has a full day Sunday, and concludes Monday night with an 8:...
  • New events, old favorites on tap at Wauneta Harvest Festival

    New this year are ventriloquist show, bike rodeo, bounce house, moreBy Sheri Hink-WagnerThe Wauneta Breeze Wauneta’s Harvest Festival kicks off tonight (Thursday) with one of many new events during the annual four-day celebration. Thursday night, the Wa...
  • New marker planted along Great Western Trail

    More markers on the Great Western Trail were installed in Madrid and near Haigler July 15. The Great Western Trail commemorates the cattle trail that extended from Texas to Canada and passed through Southwest Nebraska. The markers were installed next to ...
  • Bulls are back; Stoney LaRue to headline fair concert in Holyoke

    By Darci TomkyThe Holyoke Enterprise Friday’s country concert and Saturday’s Bulls Gone Wild event are sure to attract big crowds to the  “Summer Days and Country Ways” Phillips County Fair at the fairgrounds in Holyoke, Colo. Gates for the Frida...
  • Calling all photographers

    Do you have great photos of historical places and often overlooked historical treasures in Chase County? The Hildegard Center for the Arts of Lincoln, the Nebraska Tourism Commission and the Nebraska State Historical Society have launched a statewide “C...
  • URNRD approves $2.5 million to study flood water diversion from South Platte

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Flooding on the South Platte River two of the last three years has generated renewed interest in the feasibility of transferring some of that excess water into the Republican River Basin. That renewed interest wa...
  • Wheat harvest on downhill slide

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Wheat harvest started seven to 10 days later this year but within the week, this year’s wheat crop should be in the bin. Some years, wheat harvest is wrapped up by the 4th of July. This year, very little wheat go...
  • Cathy Hanna returning to Chase County Schools as K-6 counselor

    By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican A former seven-year teacher at Chase County Schools will be returning to the school this fall as its K-6 guidance counselor. Cathy Hanna of Imperial was hired for the position at Tuesday’s board of education meeting...
  • Talbott Brothers joined by two other bands for Friday concert

    Imperial Country Club hosting event’s first stop Friday on summer tour Nebraska’s Good Living Tour organizers are happy to announce the band lineup for the tour’s opening concert—this Friday in Imperial. Three sonically diverse bands are sched...
  • New principals settling into offices, duties

    There’s a sense of teamwork among the three new Chase County Schools (CCS) administrators. That’s what new elementary principal Becky Odens and 7-12 principal Chad Scheel said last week as they settled into their new offices. Along with Superintenden...
  • Briefs

    2015 Chase County Fair brochures mailed Post office boxholders in Chase County have received their 2015 Chase County Fair & Expo brochure. The eight-page, full-color brochure highlights the theme for the fair, “Kickin’ Up Country.”This year, bo...
  • Shoppers have 25 unique booths to visit at Summer Sell-A-Bration

    A bigger promotional effort for last Saturday’s Summer Sell-A-Bration proved fruitful as 25 different booths provided a variety for shoppers on the courthouse lawn. Organized by the Southwest Nebraska Entrepreneurs, the summer event was revived last ye...
  • Quest for Imperial Gem part two begins

    As residents recall in early October, a gem was placed somewhere in Imperial. The treasure was never found and the prize of $250 in Chamber Bucks was never awarded. The event was part of the Shop in Imperial campaign. In an effort to award the $250 in Cha...
  • Lack of volunteers affecting theater operations

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Volunteers wanted! Or better yet—volunteers needed! If uninterrupted nights at the Imperial Theater are to continue, more volunteers and groups need to step forward. That’s the word coming from the theater board...
  • Law fails to protect our nation’s people

    By Jan Schultz, The Imperial Republican News Editor What a tragic death Kate Steinle had to suffer. The 32-year-old woman was shot dead earlier this month in San Francisco by an undocumented immigrant, whose criminal history includes seven prior felony c...
  • A letter to young people in Greater Nebraska

    By Andrew Norman, OmahaFormer Imperial ResidentComplete with a noon whistle and a main street with no stop lights, growing up in Imperial made for an almost Rockwellian childhood.        Even as a kid, I knew just about everyone in town. There was a...