Here is the new bank sign that now greets customers at the former First Bank & Trust Company in Imperial with more locations in Nebraska and Colorado. The name change took effect Tuesday this week. (Courtesy photo)

The Longhorn boys stick together early in last week’s SPVA meet. They include, from left, Mason Nordhausen, Landis Beverly, Kalen Wallin Franciso Barrientos and Trevin Martin. (Johnson Publications photo)

Local News

The Imperial Republican earned recognition as one the top four weekly newspapers in its class in the National Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.

    Aurora Organic Dairy, based in Boulder, Colo., wants to expand their operation to Chase County.

Taking the honor of Homecoming king and queen were Eli Hinojosa and Ragan Nickless, pictured top center.

Opinion

The national disgrace of beer sales in Whiteclay, appears to be over, at least for now.

“There is no place like Nebraska.”

Donald Trump is the first president in U.S. history to have been baited into undermining his own negotiating position by negative TV coverage.

Sports

Despite a facemask penalty, Caleb Weiss (18) broke the tackle enroute to a 28 yd. touchdown run. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Mitchell showed they had the ability to score with 37 points against Kearney Catholic the week before coming to Imperial.

Ragan Nickless hammers the ball across the net against Perkins County last week. Nickless finished the night with 17 kills. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Jodie Schuller’s Longhorn volleyball team improved to 12-10 last week with wins over Southwest and Perkins County while falling to St. Pat’s.

The Longhorn boys stick together early in last week’s SPVA meet. They include, from left, Mason Nordhausen, Landis Beverly, Kalen Wallin Franciso Barrientos and Trevin Martin. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Chase County’s cross country teams each finished third in the SPVA meet held at Grant’s Pheasant Run Golf Course Thursday, Oct. 5.

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