Four-H shooting sports instructor Chris Tomky, standing far left, is all smiles as she poses with youths involved in the Chase County 4-H Shooting Sports Program, which recently received $6,765.37 in equipment from the NRA Foundation. (Courtesy photo)

Freshman Kenyan Biesecker looked to have a few butterflies as he started his first highschool varsity match Thursday night but was able to shake them and win by pinfall over junior Drake Yates of Garden County. (Johnson Publications photo)

Prior to the start of the varsity girls’ basketball game Friday, Mark Bottom, at right, thanked the crowd for its support of his ride in the Pedal for Pat. With the help of senior player Whitney Hopp, at left, a plaque was presented to the school and Supt. Joey Lefdal. (Johnson Publications photo)

Local News

Once the inside stud walls have been constructed, electricians come in to wire the home. When the wiring is complete on this home, only two more remain to be wired. (Johnson Publications photo)
 

    Progress continues to be made on six new homes being built in the Cornerstone Development.  

    After additional terms were added by the city attorney, council members approved a contract with the potential builder for an Imperial skatepark.

    Mason Holmes of Imperial became the first candidate to file for election in 2018. Holmes filed for the Imperial city mayor seat currently held by Dwight Coleman.

Opinion

With a shorter than normal football season—sorry Huskers, a four-win season won’t get you a bowl game—that awkward time between football and the Nebraska Legislature convening is a lot longer this

In spite of it all, and most of all in spite of ourselves, we have a lot for which to be thankful this year.

In 1968, Phillip Morris decided the time had come to market cigarettes toward women, who had begun to make discernible social progress and were finally moving away from the stifling ideal of the ba

Sports

Chase County basketball’s home opener arrived Friday night and with it a lot of fan support, music and even Woolly Bully, the school mascot.

Freshman Kenyan Biesecker looked to have a few butterflies as he started his first highschool varsity match Thursday night but was able to shake them and win by pinfall over junior Drake Yates of Garden County. (Johnson Publications photo)

    The Chase County wrestlers traveled to Oshkosh last Thursday for the opening meet of the year.

Ragan Nickless found success on the offensive boards against McCook, putting several of her game-leading rebounds up for two points. She finished the night with 11 points. (Johnson Publications photo)

    With the improvement he saw from game one to game two, Coach Mark Bottom said it’s been a great start to the 2017-18 girls’ basketball season.

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