Another spring snowstorm last weekend caused another familiar sight—shoveling snow. Dollar General Manager Krista McClain was clearing the store’s walks mid-morning Saturday after the area was hit with four inches of snow and high winds. (Johnson Publications photo)

Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale, left, presents his Civics Recognition Award to The Imperial Republican for its news coverage of the last election. Accepting the award are Co-Publisher Russ Pankonin and Managing Editor Jan Schultz. (Johnson Publications photo)

Six CCS students placed in the Science Olympiad competition in Ogallala. Pictured from left are Stevie Johnson, Hannaleigh Dubas, Adelaide Maxwell, Allison Owings, Landis Beverly and Kalen Wallin. (Courtesy photo)

Kaley Hauxwell grinds through another lap en route to her fourth place finish in the 3200. Teammates Lindsey Mendenhall and Kayla Schilke put in some work, too, as they keep the pace. (Johnson Publications photo)

Local News

Another spring snowstorm last weekend caused another familiar sight—shoveling snow. Dollar General Manager Krista McClain was clearing the store’s walks mid-morning Saturday after the area was hit with four inches of snow and high winds. (Johnson Publications photo)

    Imperial and the surrounding area were rather quiet on Friday with blizzard weather killing power for most of the afternoon and early evening.

The number of commissioner candidates that will advance to the General Election were

    Voters wanting to learn more about candidates on the ballot for the Primary Election  can attend a candidate town hall planned for Monday night.

Opinion

I want my nonpartisan Legislature back.

Anyone who pays attention to the Nebraska Legislature knows that a short session is never a good time to try to discuss, let alone pass, major legislation.

“You, telling me the things
You’re gonna do for me
I ain’t blind and I don’t like
What I think I see”
Takin’ it to the streets -- Michael McDonald

Sports

The first two soccer Saturdays haven’t been cooperative weather-wise, but youths are getting matches in by rescheduling.

Kaley Hauxwell grinds through another lap en route to her fourth place finish in the 3200. Teammates Lindsey Mendenhall and Kayla Schilke put in some work, too, as they keep the pace. (Johnson Publications photo)

    By more than 70 points, the Chase County girls took another high school meet championship last week as weather issues continue to plague the track season.

Dylan Dreiling competes neck-and-neck with Perkins County’s Evan Sestak. Dreiling went on to take the sixth place medal for Chase County, while Sestak earned silver. (Johnson Publications photo)

a day earlier to beat last week’s snowstorm, Coach Carl Zuege  said his Longhorn boys’ team continues to plod through a trying track season.

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