A $2,000 check was turned over to the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department (IVFD) Monday from the Farm Credit Services of America (FmCSA) “Working Here” grant program. Making the check presentation, at right, was Willy O’Neil, insurance officer with FmCSA to Skip Kelley, left, IVFD dive team captain, and dive team member Dan Robinson. The IVFD members said the funds will be earmarked for purchase of an inflatable boat for use by the department’s dive team. An application for the grant funds was made by the department. (Johnson Publications photo)
Ag & Business
Women in Imperial and Ogallala will have the chance to learn how to defend themselves, thanks to a new class offered by Mid-Plains Community College.
Imperial Chamber of Commerce members are in the process of nominating fellow businesses, owners, managers and others for their annual awards.
A familiar face will be leaving the Imperial Republican this February. Newspaper reporter Carolyn Lee is retiring after years of dedication and service to Johnson Publications.
As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has information for taxpayers who wonder how long to keep tax returns and other documents.