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SPVA championship comes home to Chase County

SPVA championship comes home to Chase County

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican After an eight-year dry spell, the SPVA Conference volleyball title has come home to Chase County. In three straight set matches Saturday in Sutherland, the Lady Longhorns won the  SPVA championship in a new one-day tournament format. It’s been since 20...

Turnovers costly to ’Horns in 28-16 loss to Ogallala

Turnovers costly to ’Horns in 28-16 loss to Ogallala

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Seven turnovers proved to the be the Chase County Longhorns’ undoing Friday, falling to the Ogallala Indians 28-16. The loss dropped the Longhorns’ record to 4-3 and hurt their chances for making this year’s C1 playoffs. Coach Dan Lenners gave cr...

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Friday final day to register to vote for Nov. 4 election

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican People who haven’t registered to vote in the Nov. 4 General Election have until Friday to do so. Chase County Clerk and Election Commissioner Debbie Clark...

Perfect weather at Pumpkin Patch for that candid photo moment

Perfect weather at Pumpkin Patch for that candid photo moment

                    Mother Nature cooperated last weekend with perfect weather for the Pumpkin Patch at Cox’s Ponds, west of Champion. The annual event drew large crowds...

Dr. David Younger joins hospital staff

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Dr. David Younger began his practice at the Chase County Community Hospital and Clinic Tuesday, Oct. 14, after the approval of his Nebraska license. With his...

Four nuisance properties before council

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Three properties were named nuisances and another will receive a citation as city of Imperial officials continue to deal with nuisance properties. However, the...

West Nile Virus claims life of Max woman

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) received confirmation of a West Nile Virus death in the district. Funeral services were held Friday in...

Rotary plans Purple Pinkie Project

Challenge grows to $2,000 for food pantry

Kuenning focusing on youth, education in new Extension position

Influenza cases confirmed in eastern part of Nebraska

Lions pour new sidewalk at Max Addition Park

Television stolen from Palisade credit union

Perfect day for a run

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CCS technology network rated ‘in pretty good shape’ after audit

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican While Chase County Schools’ computer network has some issues, board members were told last week the network is “in pretty good shape.” Shane Gerhartz, the...

Line up for ‘Li’l Abner’

Line up for ‘Li’l Abner’

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Tickets are still available for the Chase County Schools musical “Li’l Abner,” based upon the popular cartoon strip by Al Capp. The show will go on at 7:30...

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CCS sending both teams to state cross country

CCS sending both teams to state cross country

Moline district champion as boys collect third straight district title. By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Thursday’s D-6 district cross country meet at Grant couldn’t have turned out much...

SPVA championship comes home to Chase County

SPVA championship comes home to Chase County

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican After an eight-year dry spell, the SPVA Conference volleyball title has come home to Chase County. In three straight set matches Saturday in Sutherland, the Lady...

Disappointing end to rodeo season

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican “We just couldn’t get things done,” a disappointed Lana Stromberger said Monday of the world finals of the Womens Ranch Rodeo Association (WRRA) in Loveland,...

Young hunters gain valuable experience at Pheasants Forever youth mentor hunt

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze On the cusp of pheasant season, nine members of last year’s hunter safety class were able to get hands-on hunting experience, thanks to Pheasants Forever. The nine...

Shorthorn football team finishes season 2-3

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Chase County’s junior high football team dropped games to Hershey and North Platte St. Pat’s, ending their 2014 season at 2-3. The Shorthorns traveled to North...

Turnovers costly to ’Horns in 28-16 loss to Ogallala

Dale Lingo Memorial Trap Shoot held

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New Nebraska Cattlemen Beef State Scholarship created

The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation has announced creation of the Nebraska Cattlemen Beef State Scholarship that will award an annual $10,000 scholarship to an outstanding junior, senior or graduate level...

Commissioners moving ahead with two new shop buildings

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The process for two new county shop buildings continued at the Oct. 14. county commissioner meeting. Chase County Commissioners Jodi Thompson, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss,...

Chase County residents eligible for lucrative business competition

Prize money of $25,000 could be won A popular business development contest which helped start up a number of successful McCook ventures is back with major changes that officials believe will make it better...

Nebraska third on list of top 100 ag co-ops

Frenchman Valley Coop is No. 53 Nebraska is home to nine of the U.S. top 100 agricultural cooperatives, third in the nation behind Iowa and Minnesota, according to recently released USDA data. The...

Don’t let nitrates cost cattle lives

By Robert Tigner Red Willow Co. Extension Educator Will you feed cane, millet, oat hay or maybe corn stalk bales to your cows this winter? If so, don’t let high nitrate levels kill them or cause abortions....

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