A representative with Stryker demonstrates ambulance cots for (left to right) Chase County Clerk Debbie Clark, Imperial EMS’s Deb Hayes (back to camera), commissioners Chuck Vette, Dave Hogsett and Don Weiss, Jr. during the April 10 commissioners’ meeting. (Johnson Publications photo)

Kadin Vrbas ran lights out in the sprints at districts, winning the 100 meter dash here by seven-hundredths of a second over Mitchell’s Kadin Perez. Vrbas also earned silver in the 200 and will run on the 400 meter relay team at state. (Johnson Publications photo)

Peyton Fiedler can’t believe it as she crosses the 300 meter hurdle finish in first. She had the fourth fastest time coming into districts, but bypassed top hurdlers Josie Stewart of Hemingford, right, and Hershey’s Ashley Hassett for the gold medal. Fiedler had a banner district performance with three individual gold medals and a fourth as part of the 400 meter relay team. (Johnson Publications photo)

Local News

A representative with Stryker demonstrates ambulance cots for (left to right) Chase County Clerk Debbie Clark, Imperial EMS’s Deb Hayes (back to camera), commissioners Chuck Vette, Dave Hogsett and Don Weiss, Jr. during the April 10 commissioners’ meeting. (Johnson Publications photo)

    The Wauneta and Imperial ambulances will be seeing upgrades in their cots. Chase County Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr.

    The Chase County Democratic Party Convention will be on Saturday, May 26, at Imperial Public Library from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Dona June Ekart of Imperial is the May Mentor of the Month for the TeamMates program at Chase County Schools. She is shown with her teammate, Delaney. (Courtesy photo)

    TeamMates is happy to recognize Dona June Ekart as the “TeamMate of the Month.”  
    Dona June meets with Delaney for lunch once a week at Chase County Schools.

Opinion

Lawmakers failed (again) to deliver promised property tax relief.

The 105th Legislature has adjourned Sine Die. That’s Latin for “without day,” or without assigning a day for a further meeting.

In less than two weeks, Nebraska voters go to the polls to begin sorting out the cast of characters for the 2019 Legislature and other statewide offices at the primary election.

Sports

Kadin Vrbas ran lights out in the sprints at districts, winning the 100 meter dash here by seven-hundredths of a second over Mitchell’s Kadin Perez. Vrbas also earned silver in the 200 and will run on the 400 meter relay team at state. (Johnson Publications photo)

    With 10 Longhorns qualifying in 11 events for this week’s state track meet, fans are going to get used to seeing the orange and black Chase County uniforms.

Peyton Fiedler can’t believe it as she crosses the 300 meter hurdle finish in first. She had the fourth fastest time coming into districts, but bypassed top hurdlers Josie Stewart of Hemingford, right, and Hershey’s Ashley Hassett for the gold medal. Fiedler had a banner district performance with three individual gold medals and a fourth as part of the 400 meter relay team. (Johnson Publications photo)

    On paper, it looked like the Chase County girls could squeeze out a fifth straight district track title by a mere four points.

    Registrations are slightly ahead of last year’s numbers at this time of year for Imperial’s Joggin’ for Frogmen 5K and Tadpole Trot.

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