Nate and Cynthia Holman are shown standing with local tribal chieftain Wellingtone “Tony” Wasiki in Kenya with whom they will be living and working as missionaries on his family farm for orphans. (Courtesy photo)

Imperial’s Pee Wee 1 team collected runner-up honors in the end-of-season league baseball tournament played in Imperial. Members of the team included, front from left, Michael Duvel, Mason Wallin, Sean Heermann, Malachi Christensen, Jason Nelson, Cooper Dillan, back from left, Asst. Coach Mark Christensen, Tyler O’Neil, Colin O’Neil, Jensen Olsen, Carter Leibbrandt, Easton Fries and Coach Ryan Baker. (Johnson Publications photo)

 

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The roar of motorcycles Saturday morning signaled the start of the fifth annual Mayor’s Poker Run, which raised more than $2,000 for community assistance projects.

Nate and Cynthia Holman are shown standing with local tribal chieftain Wellingtone “Tony” Wasiki in Kenya with whom they will be living and working as missionaries on his family farm for orphans. (Courtesy photo)

    For the last few years, Nate and Cynthia Holman have dedicated their lives to serving God in whatever way they can.

Deb Hayes smiles while holding the award she received Saturday at the EMS summer conference as Nebraska’s Statewide EMS Person of the Year. She is pictured sitting beside a new Stryker power-train, power-load cot recently installed in two of Imperial’s ambulances. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Deb Hayes, Imperial EMS president, had no idea when she attended the Nebraska Statewide EMS Summer Conference that anything special would be happening.

Opinion

It’s not about politics or the haves versus the have-nots. It’s about doing the right thing.

Like ants at a picnic, people with ideas are drawn by an estimated $30 million to $40 million per year increase in sales tax.

The Fourth of July. Independence Day. Freedom.

Sports

    Now it’s the senior Legion team’s turn.

Imperial’s juniors gather on the mound with Coach Bruce Peterson Sunday in their game against DCB. (Courtesy photo by Julie Gockley)

    There were a lot of broken hearts on the baseball field in Battle Creek Monday as Imperial’s Junior Legion team saw their season end.

Imperial’s Pee Wee 1 team collected runner-up honors in the end-of-season league baseball tournament played in Imperial. Members of the team included, front from left, Michael Duvel, Mason Wallin, Sean Heermann, Malachi Christensen, Jason Nelson, Cooper Dillan, back from left, Asst. Coach Mark Christensen, Tyler O’Neil, Colin O’Neil, Jensen Olsen, Carter Leibbrandt, Easton Fries and Coach Ryan Baker. (Johnson Publications photo)

 

    Imperial 1 headed into the Tri-County League Pee Wee tournament last week as the No.

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