Week-long festivities for National FFA Week

Week-long festivities for National FFA Week

Wauneta-Palisade High School has been busy with activities celebrating National FFA Week, February 22-28. Tuesday morning, from left, Cameo Rector and Ellie Lee delivered cupcakes to fifth and sixth grade teacher Randee Barger as part of the week-long festivities. Activities included a cleanest vehicle contest, teacher appreciation, t-shirt, hat and boot day, official FFA dress day. The week will culminate with the “winner” of the donation-driven “kiss a pig” contest puckering up. K...

Fire department elects new leadership

Fire department elects new leadership

Members of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department elected new leadership at their January Meeting. Shannon O’Neil, center, will serve as Chief, Tanner Bardsley, right, as Assistant Chief and Michael Gardner as Training Officer. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)

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Rematch with Mullen ahead in Friday’s district finals

Rematch with Mullen ahead in Friday’s district finals

Cameo Rector drives past Hayes Center’s Kasey Clifford during Wauneta-Palisade’s subdistrict final win Thursday at Cambridge. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta...

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

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

Senior Gage Crowell and freshman Colton Barrett had the best records for Wauneta-Palisade this season. Crowell led the way with a 19-17 record. Barrett ended up 11-16.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta...

WP lose to DCS in final regular season game

Tyler Davis looks for a lane past Dundy County-Stratton’s  Reese Troutman. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ regular...

Wrestlers’ seasons end at districts in Hemingford

Gage Crowell controlled much of his match against Maxwell’s Christian Simmons, but ended up losing by pin. Crowell finished his season with a 19-17 record. (Courtesy Photo | Cammi Dukes)   By...

WP blows out Maywood for fifth win of season

Paul Behrends reaches to save a ball from going out of bounds against Maywood Friday night. Behrends scored eight points. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze...

Lady Broncos head to subdistrict with 18-5 record

Second annual Joggin’ for Frogmen coming to Imperial in May

Sailors and Raiders add to Broncos’ troubles

Med. Valley, Sutherland fall to Lady Broncos

WP headed to Hemingford for district wrestling

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Banquet to celebrate 25 years

Banquet to celebrate 25 years

Pheasants Forever banquet chairman Joe Weiss exhibits “Bustin’ Out” by James Hautman, a print that will be auctioned off Saturday night. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Carolyn Lee The...

Proposed bills would impact rural schools in Nebraska

By Erika Stewart-Finkenstaedt Nebraska News Service   Sen. Al Davis is concerned about rural Nebraska. The state senator from Hyannis introduced two bills in front of the Legislature’s Education...

Village of Wauneta ATV/UTV ordinance will be enforced beginning Monday, Feb. 23

(Courtesy graphic)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Village of Wauneta Board of Trustees passed an ordinance in April 2014 to allow All-terrain vehicles (ATV) and utility-type...

Pioneer family to be honored as fair grand marshals

Jack and Carol Maddux and their children will be honored as grand marshals of the 2015 Chase County Fair parade. (Breeze file photo)   By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   Both sides...

March 1 meeting planned to finalize meals, community promotion for BRAN

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Community members will gather on Sunday, March 1 at 2 p.m. MT/3 p.m. CT at the Wauneta Senior Center to finalize meal plans and local community promotion...

Village passes ordinance to restrict alley usage

Bid proposals, hospital assessment highlight Commissioners’ meeting

Registration opens Sunday, March 1 for summer SCORE camps in Imperial

Fire department elects new leadership

Traveling Vietnam Wall coming to Imperial in April

Another attempt being made to repeal motorcycle helmet law

Fires keep WVFD busy

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WP, HC 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...

Palisade native serves as Associate Dean of Education at UNK

Palisade native serves as Associate Dean of Education at UNK

Dennis Potthoff, a Palisade native, is an 18 year long faculty member at the University of Nebraska Kearney with an impressive teaching reputation. Potthoff is the son of Betty and the late Frank Potthoff....

Strand, Towery place at Inter-High Day

Wauneta-Palisade students wait with other competitors to hear the results from Inter-High Day held Feb. 18 at McCook Community College. (Courtesy Photo)   Gage Bellamy wants to be an engineer....

WP’s young speech team learning the ropes

The Wauneta-Palisade speech team continues to have a busy February. The team travelled to Sutherland Feb. 7. Senior Christi Christner was the only Broncos to make the finals. Christner performed the...

Cheerleaders take part in State Championships

Wauneta-Palisade cheerleaders Kenna Blackman, Emily Day, Christi Christner and Faith Simpson participated in the Nebraska State Cheer and Dance Championships last weekend. The group finished sixth,...

High school students discover health careers at McCook Community Hospital

Week-long festivities for National FFA Week

No new news regarding possible co-op/ unification with Hayes Center

Pinkest of the pink

WP FFA Livestock Management team wins district

Jutten one of 14 nursing students elected to international honor society

WP discusses coop/unification with Hayes Center

Anderjaska visits Capitol Hill to advocate for public schools

School board holds board retreat, regular meeting Monday

College spring course schedule released

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U.S. Supreme Court ruling favors Nebraska

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...

Villarreal art show open to public

Villarreal art show open to public

Aramando Villarreal hung his art, such as this Mohammad Ali painting, at First Bank & Trust in Imperial last week for a public show. The art work may be viewed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday...

Farming Evolution workshop held in Holyoke

By Isaac Kreider The Holyoke Enterprise ore than 280 individuals gathered at the Phillips County Event Center for the fourth annual Farming Evolution workshops Thursday and Friday, Feb. 12-13,...

NRD hearing set for chemigation permit fees

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Farmers and other members of the public will get the opportunity to offer their input Tuesday, March 10 on a proposal by the Upper Republican Natural...

New Harchelroad dealership in Imperial starting to take shape

Workers began erecting the steel last week on a new building that will house the Harchelroad Motors dealership. It is located at 600 East Hwy. 6 in Imperial. (Imperial Republican Photo) This drawing...

Changing beef industry focus of Cattleman’s Day in Imperial Feb. 19