Chase County’s Lady Longhorns repeated last year’s Class C track title with another one over the weekend. Team members and alternates display their new wares in front of the championship banner that hangs in Burke Stadium recognizing last year’s title. The girls include, front from left, Maddi Brown, Taylor Williams, Josie Peterson, Adelaide Maxwell, Kadyn Milner, Peyton Fiedler, Sarah Allen, Mallie McNair, Taylin McNair, back from left, Destiny Reinke, Kaley Hauxwell, Sophie Spady, Katelyn Wheeler, Jadin Bussell, Andrea Page and Allison Owings. (Johnson Publications photo)

Imperial Volunteer Fire Department vehicles were parked at the east and west sides of the hospital and clinic last week, responding to fire alarms in the building. Alarm system wiring had failed, setting off the alarms, according to officers. (Johnson Publications photo)

News

Christian music star Danny Gokey will perform at this year’s Christian Family Show at the Chase County Fair Wednesday, Aug. 16. (Courtesy photo)

    This year’s Christian Family Show at the fair will feature a former 2009 American Idol finalist who has risen to the top of the Christian music charts.

Concept plan for a new hospital facility. A key feature of the design includes public traffic patterns and back-of-house traffic patterns. This allows staff to move patients to various departments without exposure to the public.

    Hospital board members favor exploring options on building a new facility versus remodeling and expanding the existing facility.     

UNL Professor Derrel Martin addressed the importance of managing the aquifer and finding a balance for the benefit of all users during his presentation at this year’s URNRD water conference. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Using allocations to manage groundwater use serves as a favorable method to protect the Ogallala aquifer.

Opinion

Remember, the only obligation the Legislature has is to pass a balanced budget.

April Fools’ Day has come and gone, but on the first of the month, I kept marveling at how—starting even before he ran, continuing through his campaign and certainly since Inauguration Day—Donald T

One of my top priorities as Governor is to reduce the tax burden on all Nebraskans to grow our state.

Sports

Chase County’s Lady Longhorns repeated last year’s Class C track title with another one over the weekend. Team members and alternates display their new wares in front of the championship banner that hangs in Burke Stadium recognizing last year’s title. The girls include, front from left, Maddi Brown, Taylor Williams, Josie Peterson, Adelaide Maxwell, Kadyn Milner, Peyton Fiedler, Sarah Allen, Mallie McNair, Taylin McNair, back from left, Destiny Reinke, Kaley Hauxwell, Sophie Spady, Katelyn Wheeler, Jadin Bussell, Andrea Page and Allison Owings. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chase County’s 1600 meter girls relay team iced a second straight Class C state championship with a photo-finish victory Saturday.

If Destiny Reinke’s face doesn’t show determination, nothing does. She wasn’t about to give up her second place position in the Class C state 3200 meter run Friday, and didn’t. She finished with the silver medal in just her third 3200 race ever. (Johnson Publications photo)

    This year wasn’t a nail-biting finish for the Chase County girls’ track team as they waited for Class C’s final team tallies at the state meet.

Despite clearing 6-8 in the high jump, senior Cody Williams had to settle for the second place medal with a St. Paul jumper clearing 6-9. Williams accounted for eight of the Longhorns’ 11 points at state last weekend. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chase County’s Longhorn boys came home from the Class C state track meet with medals in the high jump and the 3,200-meter relay.

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