Duane Dinnel’s 7x8 mule deer earned him an annual state park permit for turning in the second nicest deer rack at Laker’s. (Photo courtesy of Laker’s)

Shawna Rusher’s 7x8 mule deer won the top prize in a contest at Laker’s. She won an annual state park sticker and a duplicate. (Photo courtesy of Laker’s)

2017 firearm deer season in the books

    Hunters orange has been a common sight throughout Nebraska since firearm deer season opened Nov. 11.

First place winner in the Turkey Trot costume contest was Dustin Holmes. (Johnson Publications photo)

First to cross the finish line in the Turkey Trot 5K was Craig Wenzlick of Frederick, Colo. (Johnson Publications photo)

Second place winners in the Turkey Trot costume contest were the “Thanksgiving Indians,” Julie Sparrow, left, and Ashli Maris. (Johnson Publications photo)

Zion Lutheran Church celebrates 100th with Turkey Trot

    The Zion Lutheran Church of Imperial has been scheduling special events each month since January to celebrate their 100th year anniversary.

Chase County’s high school bowling team qualified for the state tournament after finishing fourth at districts. Team members are, front from left, Joel DaMoude, Sydney Vetter, Lauren Prior, Emma Ferguson, back from left, Nike Smith, Nathanael Rau, Alex Pflum and Kobe Maris. (Courtesy photo)

High school bowlers advance to state after district showing

    Members of the high school bowling team squeaked by and made the cut for the state tournament.


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