Months of hard work and preparation undertaken by 4-H youngsters were on full display last week during the Chase County Fair in Imperial. Above, Colby Hoskovec, 7, of rural Wauneta gets his official participant number pinned to his shirt by his mom, J...
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Months of hard work and preparation undertaken by 4-H youngsters were on full display last week during the Chase County Fair in Imperial. Above, Colby Hoskovec, 7, of rural Wauneta gets his official participant number pinned to his shirt by his mom, Jul...
Kaden Dorn, son of Chad and Trish Dorn of rural Wauneta, participating in the open class lamb show last Wednesday in Imperial.
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Glowing reviews and compliments keep coming the fair board’s way aft...
The dog days of summer are waning which means back-to-school time across Nebraska. Classes at Wauneta-Palisade Schools began on Tuesday, just in time for a return of triple-digit heat, of course. Above, Trey McCrumb leads the pack as he celebrates his f...
William Polly of Virginia, visiting his grandparents, won the Got Talent Contest with his cup stacking. It’s been a busy few months for young William who put in a stacking appearance on the Jay Leno Show earlier this summer.
By Carolyn Lee
MCC computer class to be held in Palisade
A user- friendly computer class for beginners is set for three Thursdays in September in Palisade.
The classes will focus on the basic understanding of computers and computer language in joining the technology o...
Dennis Cavanaugh of Wauneta took first place in the 10-year-old boys division. He was among the more than 100 youngsters who put their pedal power to the test during the Pedal Pull Contest at the Chase County Fair in Imperial last week.
By Tina Kit...
WP plays host to Cheylin in Wauneta in the Broncs’ season opener beginning at 4 p.m. MT/5 p.m. CT.
WP football team will host Cheylin in Wauneta in the Broncs’ season opener with kickoff slated f...
‘Hunter Safety’ classes will be held Mondays and Tuesdays, Sept. 19 thru Oct. 4, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. CT on
the McCook Community College campus in McMillen Hall, room 213 with Dee Traphagan as the instructor.
Nebraska State Law requires anyone 11 yea...
‘Bow Hunter Safety’ will be held Thursday Sept. 8 from 6-10 p.m. CT and Saturday, Sept. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT on the McCook Community College campus in McMillen Hall, Room 201. If archery hunting in southwest Nebraska’s great outdoors is app...
The Nebraska School Activities Association’s Board of Directors voted 8-0 at its August meeting Tuesday to award the 2012 and 2013 state volleyball tournaments to Grand Island.
Lincoln, which hosted state volleyball from 1981 to 2009, also put in a bid...
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners will consider 2011 waterfowl season recommendations at their meeting Aug. 30 in McCook. The meeting starts at 7 a.m. MT/8 a.m. CT at the Bureau of Reclamation Office, 1706 W. 3rd St.
If the recommendations are ap...
10 years ago this week
Aug. 30, 2001
School started Tuesday, Aug. 21 with early release for most of the week due to temperatures in the high 90s. Three new teachers include Jennifer Monson, Denise Bales and Jane Brown filling the vacancies of Harmoni Ca...
Michele Stretch was among 30 undergraduate students from nine colleges and universities in Nebraska who joined the INBRE program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
These bright young men and women make up the new class of science novices who w...
By Nola Straub
Rearranging flowers makes me happy . . . I love to use silk flowers this time of year to perk up the flower gardens. The heat of August does take its toll! I love the orange, red, and gold colored silk flowers to add spice to the grasshopp...
By Robert Tigner
The Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB) is native to the forests of western North America. The forests of Colorado have been hard hit by this pest in the last few years. One report recently claimed that the beetle has gotten n...
One out of six tested pools of mosquitoes in Chase County has tested positive for West Nile virus according to the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department.
“West Nile virus spreads when mosquitoes get the virus from infected birds and pass it on to...
Region II Human Services is accepting registrations for Common Sense Parenting class. The class will be held on Mondays, starting Sept. 19, and on the following: Sept 26, Oct. 10, 17 and 24 from 7-9 p.m. MT. The class will meet at the Chase County Courtho...
The Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation has awarded seven scholarships totaling $6,050 for the 2011/12 academic year to students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, the Nebras...