Ashley Grassia, pictured fourth from left, 16-year-old daughter of Dawn and Jason Tuller of Imperial, received first place at the State 4-H Public Speaking Contest.
Ag & Business
With the loss of a 3-cent levy authority that sunset last year, the tax asking for the Upper Republican Natural Resources District will decrease $1.19 million for the 2018-19 budget year.
Human West Nile virus cases continue to be reported in Nebraska above what is expected for this time of year, particularly from the eastern part of the state.
Fourteen Imperial FFA members have been out in the pastures several days since school started, where they’ve been studying plants for the organization’s first major competition of the year.
Twenty-five New Zealanders made a stop in Imperial Tuesday to learn about groundwater management during a two-state irrigation tour.