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Nebraska State Patrolman Dan Thompson was recognized during a ceremony and reception held Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church. He was presented with memorabilia from his career in a presentation from Troop D Commander Captain Martin Denton of North Platte, left, and Colonel John A. Bolduc. Thompson was joined by his wife, Connie, daughter Shelby Day of Grant and son Garret of Omaha. (Johnson Publications photo)

Trooper Thompson honored for 30 years of service

    For 30 years, State Trooper Dan Thompson of Imperial patrolled Nebraska’s highways. For 30 years, he put the safety of others above that of his own.
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Two of the Knights of Columbus members who were on hand early to begin cutting up the eight turkeys cooked at the St. Patrick Parish Hall Sunday morning were Jody Bopp, left, and Terry Bilka. More members came later to help, then they transferred the roasters full of meat to the Eagles Club. (Johnson Publications photo)

Volunteers make Christmas dinner happen once again

    Thirty volunteers spent part of their Christmas Day serving others as they performed numerous tasks to put on another successful dinner at the Imperial Eagles Club.

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This drawing, by Illustrator Brian Call, was the inspiration behind the design for the bronze sculpture to be created by Fred Hoppe, a well-known sculptor from Columbus. (Courtesy photo)

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Above is an example of a Veterans Memorial brick that can be purchased. This picture represents an actual purchase of a brick by The Giving Circle of Imperial. The group requested the words “We gave because you gave.” (Courtesy photo)

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The image above shows a schematic of the Chase County Veterans Memorial. (Courtesy photo)

Plans for Chase County Veterans Memorial continue into new year

    The Chase County Veterans Memorial began with an idea and a joint effort by several individuals.



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