Rosalie Jenkins’ Candyland Express tree was judged the People’s Choice winner in the Vision of Trees’ youth division. (Courtesy photo)

This beautifully decorated tree at the Vision of Trees, created by Kelsey Steinkraus of Champion, won the People’s Choice Award in the adult division. (Johnson Publications photo)

Vision of Trees a delightful success

The 13th annual Vision of Trees was held last weekend at the Champion Community Center. The theme this year was Nebraska’s 150th birthday with a focus on Christmas memories.

The Dillan family has sold their family-owned business, Lamar Fertilizer, to Crop Production Services as of Nov. 9. Family owners included, from left, Brad, Paulette and Pete Dillan. (Johnson Publications photo)

Family ownership of Lamar Fertilizer ends

    For nearly 45 years, the family-owned business of Lamar Fertilizer served the needs of farmers in Chase, Perkins and Dundy Counties in Nebraska and Phillips and Sedgwick Counties in Colorado.

Dee Richey, left, continues to fulfill kitchen duties at the Imperial Community Center thanks to a new dishwasher. Elna Johnson, right, represents the Imperial Community Foundation Fund advisory committee which granted funds for the much-needed equipment. (Johnson Publications photo)

Community center dishwasher funded by community foundation

    Imperial Community Center’s board of directors was especially pleased to receive a $4,000 grant from the Imperial Community Foundation Fund (ICFF) which made a new dishwasher possible.


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