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U.S. Supreme Court ruling favors Nebraska on imported water supplies

Nebraska still liable for $5.5 million settlement By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican “This is a huge win for Nebraska.” That’s how Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) Manager Jasper Fanning described the opinion released by the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday morning. In a...

Cheer, cheer the gang’s all here

Cheer, cheer the gang’s all here

Fans at Friday’s boys’ basketball game had some special entertainment at halftime of the varsity game when youths in the Feb. 14 cheerleading camp performed. Individual grade level groups gave short programs, guided by members of the Chase County Schools cheerleaders, who sponsored the camp. A...

TeamMates program underway at CCS

TeamMates program underway at CCS

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican A number of the students participating in the TeamMates program at Chase County Schools (CCS), along with their mentors, were introduced at the Longhorn-Sutherland basketball game Friday. There are 17 fifth grade students voluntarily participating in the...

Kids’ tourneys infiltrating local gyms this weekend

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Gyms in Imperial will be extra-busy this weekend. Two separate youth tournaments will infiltrate three gyms in the community, starting with Friday night’s Chase County Youth Wrestling Tournament for wrestlers in eighth grade and younger. The action continu...

Public to get glimpse of Villarreal’s art

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican It’s been awhile since Chase County residents have been able to see Imperial native Armando Villarreal’s artwork. From now until March 6, a variety of his creations are being displayed at First Bank & Trust in Imperial. The bank lobby is open from 9 a...

Plates promoting breast health get hospital’s support

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Chase County Community Hospital is supporting an effort to raise awareness of the need for breast health in Nebraska. Through the State of Nebraska and Komen Nebraska, those interested may apply for a breast cancer license plate until April 15. The state ...

City reschedules bid submission date on East 5th property sale

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Due to a missed deadline on the legal advertisement, the city has rescheduled the bid submission date for a lot it plans to sell on East 5th Street. The city council adopted a modified ordinance at their Feb. 16 meeting, changing the bid deadline to March 13 ...

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TeamMates program underway at CCS

TeamMates program underway at CCS

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican A number of the students participating in the TeamMates program at Chase County Schools (CCS), along with their mentors, were introduced at the Longhorn-Sutherland...

Kids’ tourneys infiltrating local gyms this weekend

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Gyms in Imperial will be extra-busy this weekend. Two separate youth tournaments will infiltrate three gyms in the community, starting with Friday night’s Chase...

Public to get glimpse of Villarreal’s art

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican It’s been awhile since Chase County residents have been able to see Imperial native Armando Villarreal’s artwork. From now until March 6, a variety of his creations...

Plates promoting breast health get hospital’s support

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Chase County Community Hospital is supporting an effort to raise awareness of the need for breast health in Nebraska. Through the State of Nebraska and Komen...

City reschedules bid submission date on East 5th property sale

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Due to a missed deadline on the legal advertisement, the city has rescheduled the bid submission date for a lot it plans to sell on East 5th Street. The city council...

Cattlemen’s Classic livestock judging championship team includes Gittleins

Year’s last quarter of sales tax down considerably

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Cheer, cheer the gang’s all here

Cheer, cheer the gang’s all here

Fans at Friday’s boys’ basketball game had some special entertainment at halftime of the varsity game when youths in the Feb. 14 cheerleading camp performed. Individual grade level groups gave short...

Area schools making plans to continue co-op/unification talks

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Early this month, on Feb. 4, committees from the Wauneta-Palisade Public Schools board and the Hayes Center Public Schools board met to discuss a possible cooperative...

Brandi Confer enthusiastic about student teaching

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Benkelman native Brandi Confer began her last semester of college by entering classrooms in Imperial. The 22-year old is completing her student teaching prior to...

Police stress safety with K-12 students

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Since last fall, students at Chase County Schools have been hearing a message of safety from the Imperial Police Department (IPD). It’s been an annual program...

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Longhorns close out regular season with Friday win over Sutherland

Longhorns close out regular season with Friday win over Sutherland

Win first round of subdistricts By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Chase County’s Longhorns closed out the regular season with an  18-5 mark after defeating Sutherland Friday night 49-26. ...

Wrestlers fall short at State Championship Tournament

Wrestlers fall short at State Championship Tournament

By Alan Carman The Imperial Republican In a bittersweet end to the wrestling season, Head Coach Matt Vlasin took solace in the fact that the drought of not qualifying anyone for state wrestling had been...

Girls’ season ends in subdistricts with 14-11 record

Five road games in eight days took toll By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Following an exciting two-point win in the C1-12 subdistrict opener on Feb. 16, Chase County’s Lady Longhorns fell to...

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U.S. Supreme Court ruling favors Nebraska on imported water supplies

Nebraska still liable for $5.5 million settlement By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican “This is a huge win for Nebraska.” That’s how Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) Manager...

Banquet celebrating 25 years of service

Banquet celebrating 25 years of service

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican This is a special year for the Southwest Nebraska chapter of Pheasants Forever. Members will be celebrating their 25th annual banquet with some special items....

Farming Evolution workshop promotes healthy soil practices

By Isaac Kreider The Holyoke Enterprise More than 280 individuals gathered at the Phillips County Event Center for the fourth annual Farming Evolution workshops, Feb. 12-13, presented by the Natural Resources...

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