The TeamMates program at Chase County Schools ended the school year last Thursday with a final gathering of mentors and mentees who met during 2017-18. At left, mentor Ann Miller enjoys some ice cream with her mentee, Jordan. (Courtesy photo)

Chase County’s 3200 meter relay team started off the state track meet in Friday’s afternoon session with a third place finish and bronze medals. The team, from left, Madison Brown, Kora Weiss, Mallie McNair and Sophie Spady, ran a PR under the 10-minute mark. (Johnson Publications photo)

A rain gear-clad official watches Jack Bauerle’s spin in the discus competition Saturday morning when a downpour greeted the Class C throwers. Bauerle took the fourth place medal in a field of 18 athletes. (Johnson Publications photo)

Local News

    New events will greet attendees at next month’s Smokin’ on Broadway June 23.

    A proposed ordinance that would allow legal operation of golf carts and utility-type vehicles (UTVs) on city streets jumped through its first hurdle Monday night.

Grant Volunteer Fire Department members evaluate the scene of a one-vehicle non-injury rollover accident on Monday, southeast of Grant on Highway 61. (Johnson Publications photo)

Joel DaMoude, 18, of Imperial and a recent Chase County High School graduate, was involved in a one-vehicle rollover accident late Monday morning, five miles southeast of Grant.

Opinion

Lawmakers failed (again) to deliver promised property tax relief.

The 105th Legislature has adjourned Sine Die. That’s Latin for “without day,” or without assigning a day for a further meeting.

In less than two weeks, Nebraska voters go to the polls to begin sorting out the cast of characters for the 2019 Legislature and other statewide offices at the primary election.

Sports

Chase County Coach Troy Hauxwell preaches to his Lady Longhorn track team the importance of teamwork.

Chase County’s 3200 meter relay team started off the state track meet in Friday’s afternoon session with a third place finish and bronze medals. The team, from left, Madison Brown, Kora Weiss, Mallie McNair and Sophie Spady, ran a PR under the 10-minute mark. (Johnson Publications photo)

Chase County Coach Troy Hauxwell has always said just about everything has to go right, and with some luck, you can win a state track title.

A rain gear-clad official watches Jack Bauerle’s spin in the discus competition Saturday morning when a downpour greeted the Class C throwers. Bauerle took the fourth place medal in a field of 18 athletes. (Johnson Publications photo)

    It was a goal of Coach Carl Zuege to place in the top five in last week’s Class C state track meet.

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