Artisan Skateboards construction workers are making good headway on the new skatepark. Accompanied by their job site dog, Mari, they are busy putting together the forms to pour concrete later this month. Pictured from left is Mari, her owner Durand Deasley, Mark Frady and Luke Bauslaugh. (Johnson Publications photo)

Skatepark construction on track at city park

    The construction crew with Artisan Skateparks, based in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, is making good headway on Imperial’s new skatepark.

While they are ready with water if needed, the IVFD did not have to use water on a call to the home at 1219 Court Street Sunday afternoon. A pan of grease left on the stove caused smoke damage, however. (Johnson Publications photo)


Firefighters haul in the ventilation fan that helped to clear the home of smoke. (Johnson Publications photo)

House sustains smoke damage in Sunday afternoon fire

    Officers with the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department (IVFD) believe a couple more minutes may have been the difference between just smoke damage and a lot worse after a Sunday afternoon fire ca

On hand for Friday’s awards program were, from left, Judd Lyons, Maj. Gen. US Army Daryl Bohac (ret.), Imperial Police Officer Daniel Morales, Imperial Police Chief Ryan Wisnieski and Nebraska ESGR Chairman Paul Cohen, Brig Gen USAF (ret). (Courtesy photo)

Police department garners Nebraska’s highest award for support of military

    Imperial’s Police Department is a small force of four officers.


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