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Sandi Olson is biking from her home in Salt Lake City, Utah to New York on a memorial ride for her late husband who just passed away from pancreatic cancer (Johnson Publications Photo)

Sixty-eight year old cyclist’s journey passes through Wauneta during 2,000 mile trip

The many thunderstorms in the area have not only brought in much needed moisture, but have also caused some damage to dirt roads and, for a while, caused highway 6 to be a somewhat treacherous road

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Bo O’Neil, foreground, and Amber Stumpff participate in last week’s 4-H trapshoot, south of Imperial. It was one of three early 4-H competitions last week. (Johnson Publications photo)

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With a teddy bear in tow, Miranda Spady models her pink PJs at the fair’s 4-H style revue last Wednesday. (Johnson Publications photo)

Early Chase County Fair events start this Sunday

Fried food, barn animals, concerts, fast rides and bingo all have one thing in common—the Chase County Fair. The long-awaited event officially starts this Sunday and will conclude Sunday, Aug.

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Mark Bottom will be getting to know his Trek road bike a lot better in the coming weeks as he trains for the 1,098-mile Pedal for Pat in October, a fundraiser for legendary Coach Pat Summitt’s foundation that supports Alzheimer’s research and education. Local residents will have the chance to support his efforts. (Johnson Publications photo)

Imperial man preparing to ‘Pedal for Pat’

Mark Bottom of Imperial has a huge task ahead of him.
    But it’s one he was drawn to because there were so many connections to his personal life. It’s also a way to give back.

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Neva Molzer, left, and Carolyn Lee are pictured holding their Nebraska Passport program stamp books. The Balcony House B&B, in the background, was on the Passport program list of stops in 2014. Cheri Burke of Imperial is also a Passport program enthusiast. (Johnson Publications photo)

Nebraska Passport program is great way to see Nebraska

    Three Imperial women have been involved with the Nebraska Passport program, utilizing the program to suit their own travel goals.


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