The Zion English Hand Bell Choir of Imperial’s Zion Lutheran Church is organizing a hand bell festival this Saturday. About 45 are expected, with a public performance planned that evening. (Courtesy photo)

Saturday performance planned after day of hand bell rehearsing

    More than 45 hand bell ringers from western Nebraska and northwest Kansas will meet in Imperial this Saturday for the first-ever Southwest Nebraska Hand Bell Festival.

Levy uses various models to help explain and teach about diabetes. On the right is a model pancreas with the normal amount of beta cells on one side and 50 percent on the other. The pom poms represent insulin producing cells and the beta cell loss that is associated with Type Two diabetes. On the left is a DiaCell, which explains normal fuel metabolism and the defects associated with Type Two diabetes.  (Johnson Publications photo)

Julie Levy earns advanced diabetes certification

    Chase County Community Hospital’s (CCCH) very own Julie Levy has just earned the Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) certification through the American Association of Diabetes

Several youths and a pair of city council members were on hand Saturday to accept a $5,000 pledge from the Logan Bauman Memorial Fund for a potential skatepark here. Pictured with Andy and Karla Bauman are the youths and council members Charlesa Kline, at left, and Chad Yaw, far right. (Johnson Publications photo)

Mike Smith, at left, is pictured as he Facetimes with Imperial Hot Wheels youths about his $5,000 pledge toward a skatepark here. (Courtesy photo)

Potential skatepark picks up some significant pledges

    Individuals with ties to Imperial have pledged some significant financial support to the potential skatepark in the community.


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