This year’s senior class is expected to provide solid leadership for the Longhorn wrestling team, which opens its season tonight (Thursday). The seniors include, from left, Eli Hinojosa, Jose Medrano, Jayden German, Caine Haarberg and Caleb Weiss. (Johnson Publications photo)

Five seniors anchoring Longhorn wrestling team

    Coach Matt Vlasin says the group of five seniors on this year’s Chase County wrestling team is one of the hardest working classes in awhile.

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.


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