Mayor Dwight Coleman accepts the Tree City USA flag from CCS fourth graders, from left, Navy Smith, Tristan Jablonski and Conner Tyerman. This year marks Imperial’s 32nd year for receiving the statewide recognition. (Johnson Publications photo)

Participants in the 4-H Music Contest included, front from left, Bennett Kuenning, Damon Spady, Amber Tuller, Jayme Gittlein, middle from left, Miranda Spady, Anna Aragon, Carter Kuenning, Emma Koller, back from left, JD Tuller, Ashley Grassia, Amanda Tuller and Brooke Schilke. (Courtesy photo)


    While Nebraska faces water issues in the Republican and Platte River Basins, they look minor compared to issues in California.

    When it comes to Nebraska Supreme Court rulings on water issues lately, the high court has come down on the side of Republican Basin natural resources districts (NRDs), the state and NCORPE.

The URNRD will install three data weather stations throughout the district like this one located on a farm northwest of Imperial. Each of the 15 groundwater monitoring wells in the district, such as the one shown here, will be equipped with rain buckets to provide real-time rain data. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Irrigators in the three counties of the Upper Republican Natural Resources


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.


Chase County won both divisions at Tuesday’s home meet held on a beautiful track day in Imperial.

Chase County won both divisions at Tuesday’s home meet held on a beautiful track day in Imperial.

Cody Williams erased a 15-year-old Chase County Schools high jump record last week in Sutherland, when he jumped 6’9 1/2” to take down the former 6’9” record held by Ed Kaiser. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Cody Williams has taken down another Chase County Schools track record.

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