With phone in his hand, Mike Bauerle, center back, answers a question from one of the New Zealand farmers about how he uses his phone to control his center pivots. A group of 25 New Zealanders visited Chase County Tuesday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Mark Bottom of Imperial, a social studies teacher and coach at Chase County Schools, has committed to the Pedal for Alz 2018 ride next month. CCS senior Kalen Wallin is working with the program as a volunteer intern through his FBLA chapter. (Johnson Publications photo)

Local News

    Firefighters from five area departments spent two and a half hours on the scene of a straw bale fire late Sunday morning in the northwest corner of Chase County.

Mark Bottom of Imperial, a social studies teacher and coach at Chase County Schools, has committed to the Pedal for Alz 2018 ride next month. CCS senior Kalen Wallin is working with the program as a volunteer intern through his FBLA chapter. (Johnson Publications photo)

    He had such a great experience last year, Mark Bottom is going to peddle again for Alzheimer’s disease research.

Frankie Smith of Elkhorn is a fourth-year medical student at UNMC. She is halfway through a four-week rotation at CCCH. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Frankie Smith from Elkhorn is attending the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and will graduate in May before beginning a four-year residency.

Opinion

“Massive depression sweeps across the state as we now have to wait another week to watch the Huskers.”

The state has audited the Treasurer and discovered an “off the books” account of more than $2.6 million gathered from fees paid by people who have established college savings accounts for loved one

Aug. 10, 2018. The day transparency died in Nebraska.

Sports

Shortstop Morgan Peterson makes a great 6 to 3 put-out to Ryley Vrbas at first, but a no-pitch had been called by the umpire prior to the grounder, which negated the play. (Johnson Publications photo)

    It’s taken a couple of weeks, but Chase County’s softball team picked up its first two wins of the season against Wray, Colorado.

Kalen Wallin holds off Ogallala’s Carter Brown at the finish line to finish fourth in last week’s Chase County invite at the Imperial Country Club. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chase County’s cross country girls turned in another strong finish in the Chase County Invitational held at Imperial Country Club Thursday.

    While Chase County came home with a loss, Yuma, Colorado didn’t get the win easily in competitive volleyball match on the road Sept. 4.

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