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Holdrege’s third baseman has trouble finding the ball (it’s over his helmet) as Mason Nordhausen slides in safely in the senior game. Nordhausen then scored Imperial’s first run on Tysen Lempke’s sacrifice bunt.

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Russ Pankonin | Johnson Publications

Despite about an hour delay due to a fire call, the city of Imperial-sponsored Fourth of July fireworks show went off as planned on a beautiful evening Friday, highlighted by a big finale shown, in

    It’s a big number.
    Close to $7 million was received by Imperial businesses from the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

It’s not summertime in Chase County without the Chase County Fair (CCF).
With COVID-19 restrictions, many are wondering if the fair will still happen or what will be different.


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At this writing, there is still no mandatory “shelter-in-place” restriction in Nebraska, one of nine states to enjoy such “freedom.”

While you may have some extra time on your hands these days, why not tell us about it?

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Tax reform in Nebraska. Has the improbable become impossible?


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High Point winners from the Silver Spurs 4-H horse show were, from left, Senior Amber Gonzales, Intermediate Nathan Rippe, Junior I Sawyer Phipps and Junior II Odessa Zadina.

    Chase County’s Silver Spurs 4-H Club hosted its annual summer 4-H Horse Show June 27 with 40 contestants.  

    Imperial’s Juniors picked up a pair of Legion baseball wins in games last week against Oshkosh.

Imperial 1 collected two wins last week against Paxton/Sutherland and Ogallala 1.
On July 1, Imperial 1 took a late lead against Paxton/Sutherland and came out with the win, 14-7.

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