Dillon and Ashley Harchelroad organize donations in the trailer outside Super Foods. The Harchelroad’s trailer will be in the Super Foods parking lot until 7 p.m. Saturday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Imperial native and son of Sue Moore, Scott Parker, far back right, and his wife Phyllis met with Vice President Mike Pence, Gov. Ricketts, Sen. Ben Sasse and Rep. Don Bacon while Pence was near Waterloo to survey the flood damage. (Courtesy photo)

This group of women are lined up, ready to serve lunch March 13 at CCS during National Ag Week, from left, Jordan Ostermiller, Alyssa Stanley, Kory Fowler, Brianna Pribbeno, Jennifer Beemer, Kelly Kuenning and Chris Krausnick. Not pictured—Heather Johnson. (Courtesy photo)

The 2019 Longhorn boys’ track team includes, front from left, Julian Juarez, Brit Gockley, Brice Vitosh, Mikael Kuhlmann, Kobe Clevenger, Chase Rowley, Bennett Bauerle, Scott Wheeler, Arturo Miscles, second row from left, Kevin Reyes, Keenan Cole, Bradley Pankonin, Taylor Jablonski, Dylan Dreiling, Ryan Bernhardt, Emmitt Zuege, Nathan Owens, Brandon Mintling, Cayden White, third row from left, Juan Ruiz, Landis Beverly, Kenyan Biesecker, Trevor Peterson, Logan Jussell, Colby Nickless, Kadin Vrbas, Jesse Krausnick, Mason Nordhausen, Emmanuel Herrera, back from left, Clay Meeske, Mike Hatz, Jake German, Bo O’Neil, Evan Fisher, Braden Space, Cedric Maxwell, Parker Dillan, Kalen Wallin, Trevin Martin. Not Pictured: Charles Barnes (Johnson Publications photo)

Members of the 2019 Lady Longhorn track team, who’ll open their season this week, are, front row from left, Brittany Chavez, Princess Valencia, Andrea Venegas-Veleta, Macy Coleman, Taylor Williams, Adelaide Maxwell, Rylie Mintling, second row from left, Josefina Garcia, Sydnie Allen, Maddi Brown, Hannah Meeske, Riley Owens, Kora Weiss, Kamrie Dillan, Kambree Meeske, Mallie McNair, Caelyn Long, Jerzee Milner, third row from left, Kendra Burke, Ryley Vrbas, Courtney Odens, Remington Yaw, Sydney Schilke, Morgan Peterson, Lindsey Mendenhall, Brooklyn Christensen, Jordan Jablonski, Chloe Dillan, Sophie Spady, back from left, Matalie Wallin, Mercedes Peterson, Madison Schuller, Kendall Prior, Alexis Richmond, Jozie Schilke, Delaney Krutsinger, Getsemani Hinojoza-Pedroza, Chloe Soltis and Ashley Bubak. Not pictured—Jorja Dannar, Sophie Fiedler, Dairani Medina, Allison Owings and Lucy Spady. (Johnson Publications photo)

Local News

    A vote at Monday’s city council meeting will remove another uninhabited trailer from Imperial Capital Court.

Compared to the rest of the state, the weather didn’t impact Chase County very much.
While Imperial did receive some snow last week, the wind was the biggest factor in the weather.

The new expo building at the fairgrounds was a busy place Friday with games, food and fun during the Chase County 4-H Carnival. (Courtesy photo)

    The new expo hall at the Chase County Fairgrounds was packed on Friday for the annual 4-H Carnival.

Opinion

As the world struggles to sort out fake news and understand the not-so-civil discourse, I turn to the Nebraska Legislature.

A tax is a sum of money demanded by a government for its support or for specific facilities or services, levied upon incomes, property, sales, etc. Thanks dictionary.com.

The Legislature is a week away from convening, but boy howdy, when they do.

Sports

    Word went out to staff and students this week informing them of more coaching changes at Chase County Schools.

The 2019 Longhorn boys’ track team includes, front from left, Julian Juarez, Brit Gockley, Brice Vitosh, Mikael Kuhlmann, Kobe Clevenger, Chase Rowley, Bennett Bauerle, Scott Wheeler, Arturo Miscles, second row from left, Kevin Reyes, Keenan Cole, Bradley Pankonin, Taylor Jablonski, Dylan Dreiling, Ryan Bernhardt, Emmitt Zuege, Nathan Owens, Brandon Mintling, Cayden White, third row from left, Juan Ruiz, Landis Beverly, Kenyan Biesecker, Trevor Peterson, Logan Jussell, Colby Nickless, Kadin Vrbas, Jesse Krausnick, Mason Nordhausen, Emmanuel Herrera, back from left, Clay Meeske, Mike Hatz, Jake German, Bo O’Neil, Evan Fisher, Braden Space, Cedric Maxwell, Parker Dillan, Kalen Wallin, Trevin Martin. Not Pictured: Charles Barnes (Johnson Publications photo)

With winter sports season over, spring sports have started practice at Chase County Schools (CCS).

Members of the 2019 Lady Longhorn track team, who’ll open their season this week, are, front row from left, Brittany Chavez, Princess Valencia, Andrea Venegas-Veleta, Macy Coleman, Taylor Williams, Adelaide Maxwell, Rylie Mintling, second row from left, Josefina Garcia, Sydnie Allen, Maddi Brown, Hannah Meeske, Riley Owens, Kora Weiss, Kamrie Dillan, Kambree Meeske, Mallie McNair, Caelyn Long, Jerzee Milner, third row from left, Kendra Burke, Ryley Vrbas, Courtney Odens, Remington Yaw, Sydney Schilke, Morgan Peterson, Lindsey Mendenhall, Brooklyn Christensen, Jordan Jablonski, Chloe Dillan, Sophie Spady, back from left, Matalie Wallin, Mercedes Peterson, Madison Schuller, Kendall Prior, Alexis Richmond, Jozie Schilke, Delaney Krutsinger, Getsemani Hinojoza-Pedroza, Chloe Soltis and Ashley Bubak. Not pictured—Jorja Dannar, Sophie Fiedler, Dairani Medina, Allison Owings and Lucy Spady. (Johnson Publications photo)

    It’s been one of the most frustrating starts to a season CCS Girls’ Track Coach Troy Hauxwell has experienced.

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