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Classic vehicles lined up here on the student parking lot area at Chase County Schools as others were parked in the teacher’s lot along East 9th Street. (Johnson Publications photo)

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An NRCA member directs traffic rather noticeably in the teacher’s parking lot as the cars and pickups rolled into town Sunday morning. (Johnson Publications photo)

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One of the more attention-getting vehicles was “Frankenstein,” originally a 1950 Chevy 3100 that’s had parts from four other Chevys incorporated into it by owner Jerry Huebner of Grand Island. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Tim and Rolanda Powell took part in the tour in their 1986 El Camino. Tim grew up in Imperial, where his grandfather and father operated a car dealership on Broadway. (Johnson Publications photo)

Classic car tour participants love their cars

    There’s one thing very obvious with members of the  Nebraska Rod & Custom Association (NRCA)—they love their vehicles.

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Chase County Historical Society President Charley Colton shows old photos of the Enders Dam project to the crowd at the Champion Museum Sunday. (Johnson Publications photo.)

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Larry Williams shows old photos of his family and farmstead at the Champion Museum Sunday. (Johnson Publications photo.)

Enders anniversary gathers crowd at museum

    Despite it being Memorial Day weekend, the Chase County Museum in Champion packed the house to learn about the history of Enders Dam, which is celebrating 70 years.

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Four members of Team Hot Wheels visit the job site and receive some instruction on how to use some of the tools. Mari, Durand Deasley’s yellow labrador, travels with the crew and decided to have her picture taken with the boys, from left, Zane Mays, Carson Terryberry, Brextin Moreno and Tristan Jablonski. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Johnathan Underwood, with Artisan Skateparks, right, instructs Trevin Moreno on troweling concrete during one of his 5 a.m. work sessions with the crew. (Courtesy photo)

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Two of the crew members with Artisan Skateparks work on smoothing out some recently poured concrete on one of the forms. (Johnson Publications photo)

Skatepark moves closer to completion

    The Imperial Skatepark construction is making progress.

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