CCS students, from left, Trevor Peterson and Blaine Dorn provided commentary for the boys’ basketball game against North Platte St. Pat’s on Feb. 1. Kalen Wallin was the game’s cameraman. (Courtesy photo)

Imperial firefighters accept a $5,000 check which represents the funds contributed to the pictured rope rescue equipment. Funding the project were the Imperial Rotary Club and the Imperial Community Foundation Fund. Firemen pictured at the right are Kelsey Weiss, Aaron Greene, Fay Hiykel and Chief Doug Mitchell. Young Rotary guest, Gianna Reeves, holds the left corner of the check. Pictured front row from left, are Matilda Malcolm, Rotary student guest from Palisade; Rotarians Angie Swanson, Melisa Owens, Jane Moreland and Ashley Exum. Rotarians, back row from left, are Eric Haider, Lori Pankonin, Don Newman, Clay Owens and Brad Foote. Moreland and Pankonin also represent the community foundation. (Johnson Publications photo)

Evan Fisher celebrates, but officials ruled his pin in the first period came after time expired. It didn’t as he came back with another pin to win the match and ensure a state meet berth. (Johnson Publications photo)

Allison Owings takes a shot from the free throw line during a big game at Cambridge Saturday. Cambridge was 15-6 when Chase County took a 12-point win heading into subdistricts this week. (Photo courtesy of Renae Bottom)

Local News

CCS students, from left, Trevor Peterson and Blaine Dorn provided commentary for the boys’ basketball game against North Platte St. Pat’s on Feb. 1. Kalen Wallin was the game’s cameraman. (Courtesy photo)

Chase County Schools (CCS) fans have been able to livestream games for awhile, but a new partnership allows a higher-quality streaming as well as student announcers.

Three other staff members resign—two classroom teachers,  Director of Technology

By Jan Schultz

The Imperial Republican

Imperial firefighters accept a $5,000 check which represents the funds contributed to the pictured rope rescue equipment. Funding the project were the Imperial Rotary Club and the Imperial Community Foundation Fund. Firemen pictured at the right are Kelsey Weiss, Aaron Greene, Fay Hiykel and Chief Doug Mitchell. Young Rotary guest, Gianna Reeves, holds the left corner of the check. Pictured front row from left, are Matilda Malcolm, Rotary student guest from Palisade; Rotarians Angie Swanson, Melisa Owens, Jane Moreland and Ashley Exum. Rotarians, back row from left, are Eric Haider, Lori Pankonin, Don Newman, Clay Owens and Brad Foote. Moreland and Pankonin also represent the community foundation. (Johnson Publications photo)

Combined efforts of the Imperial Rotary Club, Imperial Community Foundation Fund and the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department have resulted in new quality rope rescue equipment for the fire departmen

Opinion

As a taxpaying patron of Chase County Schools, you should be even more appalled by the most recent action to muzzle public input at school board meetings.

A tax is a sum of money demanded by a government for its support or for specific facilities or services, levied upon incomes, property, sales, etc. Thanks dictionary.com.

The Legislature is a week away from convening, but boy howdy, when they do.

Sports

Evan Fisher celebrates, but officials ruled his pin in the first period came after time expired. It didn’t as he came back with another pin to win the match and ensure a state meet berth. (Johnson Publications photo)

Chase County’s top two wrestlers all season long capped off their season with third place finishes in the C4 district to advance to this week’s state meet. 

Allison Owings takes a shot from the free throw line during a big game at Cambridge Saturday. Cambridge was 15-6 when Chase County took a 12-point win heading into subdistricts this week. (Photo courtesy of Renae Bottom)

A 22-point fourth quarter put the exclamation point on a big 60-53 win for the Lady Longhorns Saturday at Cambridge.

Junior Taylor Jablonski passes to an open man at Cambridge last Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Renae Bottom)

Even with a tough loss to Cambridge under their belts, Longhorn basketball Head Coach Chris Bartels said they’re not dwelling on last weekend’s loss.

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