One for the record books

One for the record books

Wheat harvest is well underway in the Wauneta area. As of Tuesday morning the Frenchman Valley Co-op in Wauneta has received just over a million bushels of wheat and representatives estimate there is still a lot waiting to be cut. Here a truck with Mawhirter Custom Harvesting weighs on the Wauneta scale. So far, this year’s wheat has an average test weight of 63.73 and the average protein is running 12.61 with an average moisture content of 12.72. In 2013, the elevator received 681,517 bu...

Area sees significant  rainfall in the past week

Area sees significant rainfall in the past week

Not only has the rain been good for the crops, cattle are enjoying the benefits also as pastures green up around the area. Time will tell how lasting the benefits will be. The Wauneta area has received 2.55 inches of rain in the past week, though the totals vary depending on where one falls on the map. Some have reported seeing 4 inches or more in their rain gauges over the past week. The muddy roads that go hand-in-hand with significant rain fall were a welcome sight. (...

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WP cheerleaders attend camp

WP cheerleaders attend camp

Wauneta-Palisade cheerleaders (front row, l to r) Taylor Hiett, Cheyenne Cavanaugh, Christi Christner, (back row, l to r) Emily Day, sponsor Ayla Rector, Faith Simpson and Kenna Blackman attended the...

Matt Klima wins Men’s Open

Matt Klima of Wauneta topped the field of 48 golfers to win the 2014 Men’s Open held in memory of Kenny Denker. Klima carded a 107 after three rounds of play at the July 13 tourney held at the Enders...

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Peru leaves its mark on small town Nebraskans

Peru leaves its mark on small town Nebraskans

A short term missions team from Hamlet Union Church left for Peru on June 3 and returned June 12. Team members included, from back left, Courtney Clark, Lindsey Acton, Paul Behrends, Aaron Behrends,...

Broadway on screen showing at Chateau Theatre next Thursday

Broadway on screen showing at Chateau Theatre next Thursday

Angela Lansbury, pictured, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines star in the Broadway production of “Driving Miss Daisy.” The Broadway on Screen show will be played at the Chateau Theatre in Wauneta...

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By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The incumbent filing deadline for the general-only election was Tuesday. All incumbents eligible for re-election filed by the deadline. Area offices...

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Feed My Starving Children event in Imperial next week

Volunteers still needed for packing event in Imperial   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   In three days next week, volunteers will pack more than 272,000 meals for hungry kids...

Area sees significant rainfall in the past week

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Summer one day longer for WP students

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade school board extended the summer vacation by one day Monday at their regular July meeting. The board amended the 2014-2015 school...

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Investigation in Dundy County forces tighter security, revamped operations

By Joe Jordan Nebraska Watchdog Call it Dundy County 2.0. Following the recent resignation of a top county manager, a blistering state audit and exclusive reports by Nebraska Watchdog,...

One for the record books

One for the record books

Wheat harvest is well underway in the Wauneta area. As of Tuesday morning the Frenchman Valley Co-op in Wauneta has received just over a million bushels of wheat and representatives estimate there is...