Hicks, Jones named prom king, queen

Hicks, Jones named prom king, queen

Austin Hicks and Kian Jones (middle) were chosen as Prom King and Queen at Saturday’s festivities.  King and queen candidates included, from left, Chris Carl, Gage Crowell, Christi Christner and Lesley Towery. The theme of the night was “A Night of Country and Elegance.” The meal and dance were held at the Legion Hall in Wauneta. Post prom took place at the High School. (DeAnn Davis | The Wauneta Breeze)  

Work begins on new fair building

Work begins on new fair building

Koellner Construction of Imperial finished dirt preparation Tuesday for a new expo building that will be built on the fairgrounds. Koellner moved about 850 yards of dirt for the project. The new building will be 60 feet by 110 feet. (Russ Pankonin | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   The start of dirt work last week for a new expo building at the Chase County fairgrounds culminates more  than three years of planning by the fair board. County Commis...

Students attend County Government Day

Students attend County Government Day

Hitchcock County Clerk Margaret Pollmann, left, gives Coleton Doetker and Taylor Gill a tour of the vault in the back of the County Clerk’s office during County Government Day. The day was sponsored by the American Legion Posts in Trenton, Culbertson, Palisade and Wauneta and their auxiliaries. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Ten Wauneta-Palisade seniors traveled to Trenton on Monday, March 9 to participate in County Govern...

Theatre has graced Wauneta’s main street, provided entertainment for over 75 years

Theatre has graced Wauneta’s main street, provided entertainment for over 75 years

The Chateau Theatre has been one of Wauneta’s main sources of entertainment for many years. It survives with the help of many generous volunteers and sponsors within the community. (Christi Christner | The Wauneta Breeze)   Editor’s Note: This story is the first in an ongoing series highlighting businesses in Wauneta and Palisade.   By Christi Christner   The Wauneta Breeze The Chateau Theatre has been a pivotal part of Wauneta’s community for man...

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Injuries taking toll on Broncos’ track squad

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze With 17 athletes on the roster, Wauneta-Palisade track coach Dawn Doetker has worries as to how the team can compete at meets. The problem has gotten worse...

Let’s hear it for the ducks

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   The Frenchman Valley Ducks Unlimited (DU) Chapter is hosting its annual banquet this Saturday night. The fun begins with a social hour at 6 p.m. at the...

Registration continues for March 27 MS run

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   The first annual 5K Race to Finish MS is coming up March 28 in Imperial. Registration forms are available at Imperial Super Foods and the Imperial City...

Lady Broncos finish 2014-15 with 20-6 record

Sydnee Harchelroad, team captain, led Wauneta-Palisade in scoring with a 10.8 points per game average and 102 assists. Harchelroad also led the team with 68 steals. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)...

Young Broncos go 5-17 during basketball campaign

As a junior, Chase Rathe led Wauneta-Palisade in assists and steals and finished second in scoring. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Despite the...

Season ends for WP boys’ and girls’ basketball teams

Rematch with Mullen ahead in Friday’s district finals

Senior Crowell leads way as wrestlers gain experience in 2014-15

WP lose to DCS in final regular season game

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Sponsors needed for BRAN 35 community information bags

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Wauneta’s BRAN (Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska) 35 committee has been hard at work preparing for BRAN’s visit to Wauneta this summer. When the...

Carbon Monoxide Safety Act to affect new, sold homes in future

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Last Thursday the Nebraska Legislature passed LB34, the Carbon Monoxide Safety Act. Sponsored by Sen. Sarah Howard of Omaha, the bill will require...

Legislature begins full-day debate

By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Monday marked the first day that legislators met in session for the entire day. Full-day floor sessions will continue until the Legislature adjourns in early...

Shark dissection among SCORE camp highlights for grades 3-4

Third and fourth graders attending this summer’s SCORE (Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences) will have a variety of activities, including shark dissection. Their camp week June 10-12 starts...

Residents asked to beware of phone scams

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   A phone scam hit Wauneta on Tuesday and the Chase County Sheriff’s Office asks all residents to use extreme caution. Chief Deputy Mike Dukes said...

BRAN 35 meeting Sunday

Village board approves one and six road plan, hears audit report

Tornado drill to be held Wednesday

Measuring success through 4-H at the Chase County 4-H Carnival

Filibuster on winner-take-all bill prevails

Commissioners approve bids for building, crack sealing; seek bids for ambulance

Work begins on new fair building

Fund established to help offset costs related to BRAN 35’s start in Wauneta

SCORE camp registration underway

Senators, committees have to name priority bills this week

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Wauneta mentors helped keep Fye on the right track

Wauneta mentors helped keep Fye on the right track

Ed Fye, 1978 graduate of Wauneta High School, competed for the Doane College football and track teams in the 1980s. After serving as assistant coach for both teams, Fye has been the head coach of the...

Wauneta-Palisade students perform well at McCook InterHigh Day

Wauneta-Palisade students perform well at McCook InterHigh Day

Science students who took chemistry tests last week during McCook Community College’s Inter-high day academic competition also got the chance to participate and observe in various experiments and...

Hicks, Jones named prom king, queen

Austin Hicks and Kian Jones (middle) were chosen as Prom King and Queen at Saturday’s festivities.  King and queen candidates included, from left, Chris Carl, Gage Crowell, Christi Christner and...

2015 Wauneta-Palisade prom candidates named

Wauneta-Palisade seniors, from left, Kian Jones, Christi Christner, Lesley Towery, Gage Crowell, Chris Carl and (not pictured) Austin Hicks have been named candidates for 2015 Wauneta-Palisade Prom...

Christner and Rector earn repeat berths

Cameo Rector and Christi Christner perform together in the Duet Acting category. Their piece is called “Cinderella Revisited.” (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta...

Wauneta-Palisade, Hayes Center co-op/unification talks on hold for now

School board approves contract for new elementary teacher

Wauneta-Palisade FFA takes top honors in Vet Tech at districts

Students attend County Government Day

Co-op, unification discussions continue between WP, HC schools

Speech Night at the Chateau to be held Tuesday

VFW, American Legion Auxiliary scholarship

WP, HC making plans to continue co-op/unification talks

Palisade native serves as Associate Dean of Education at UNK

Strand, Towery place at Inter-High Day

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Bomgaars in Imperial to open early June

Bomgaars in Imperial to open early June

The former Alco building in Imperial is being remodeled into a Bomgaars Supply, Inc., a farm and ranch retail chain. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican ...

FCSA returns $4.941 million to area farmers

Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) announced that eligible customer-owners in 17 counties in central Nebraska will receive checks this month totaling $4,941,000—their share of the financial...

Kisinger awarded “Administrator of the Year”

Last week Lisa Kisinger, center, received an “Administrator of the Year Award” from Rural Health Development, the company that manages Sunrise Heights of Wauneta. On Thursday, Village Clerk Evelyn...

No testimony offered on NRD rule changes

By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze Changes in chemigation and metering rules don’t draw the interest of farmers like allocations adjustments. The board of the Upper Republican Natural...

FVC Wauneta to host National Ag Week events

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Frenchman Valley Coop (FVC) in Wauneta invites the public to help them celebrate National Ag Week with an open house on Thursday, March 19 at FVC...

NRD rules hearing on chemigation permit fees Tuesday

Theatre has graced Wauneta’s main street, provided entertainment for over 75 years

U.S. Supreme Court ruling favors Nebraska

Villarreal art show open to public

Farming Evolution workshop held in Holyoke