Veterans, service men and women  honored at local cemeteries

Veterans, service men and women honored at local cemeteries

Area veteran’s groups paid their respects to fallen soldiers and service men and women at Memorial Day services Monday at several area cemeteries. In Palisade the American Legion, VFW and AMVETS provided the services at the Palisade Cemetery and the Meadow Lawn Cemetery in Hamlet (above). The Wauneta American Legion, Sons of the American Legion and VFW provided the program at Wauneta’s Riverside Cemetery (below), Eden Cemetery and St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery. (Dharma Blake-Cole | ...

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Towery in top 10 of long jump, 400 at Nebraska State Track Meet

Towery in top 10 of long jump, 400 at Nebraska State Track Meet

Lesley Towery comes out of the blocks in the 400 meter dash. Towery did not qualify for finals, but did finish with the tenth fastest time in the race. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane...

All-Star games beginning soon

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Several recent Wauneta-Palisade graduates have been named to upcoming volleyball and basketball all-star games. Syndee Harchelroad and Lesley Towery will...

Sprint cars coming to Holyoke

Sprint cars with the BST Colorado Alliance Mod/Stock Tour will be at Phillips County Raceway Friday and Saturday evenings, May 29-30. (Courtesy Photo)   Sprint cars will join the regular IMCA...

Numbers already above last year for Saturday’s Joggin’ for Frogmen 5K race

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Race Director Kelsey Owens already has more preregistered than last year for Saturday’s second annual Joggin’ for Frogmen 5K race in Imperial. Hoping...

39 Broncos receive athletic letters, Harchelroad earns 12th

Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze Freshmen and sophomore letterwinners: (front row, l to r) Brody Nordhausen, Faith Simpson, Lanee Nordhausen, Reagan Skow, Alejandra Almanza, (middle row, l to...

Lady Broncos make run at district title; Towery and Simpson to state

Junior high wraps up successful track season

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BRAN riders, staff to arrive next weekend

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Things continue to fall into place for BRAN (Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska) 35, which will take off from Wauneta next weekend. Local BRAN committee chairperson...

Pickup jumps curb at Crossroads

Pickup jumps curb at Crossroads

Workers hurry to fix the exterior wall of Wauneta Crossroads after a pickup jumped the curb and struck the building on Wednesday, May 20. (Dharma Blake-Cole | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner...

Valuation notices hit mail this week

By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Chase County Assessor Dotty Bartels will mail valuation notices for the 2015 tax year this week. People who don’t get a notice can consider themselves...

Memorial weekend at lake shows numbers similar to last year

Rainy weekend, but numbers still reach 2,000 estimate   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Despite a rainy Memorial Day weekend, visitors to Enders Lake matched or may have been a...

Excitement building as SCORE camp nears

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Final preparations are being made for the upcoming SCORE camp. Local attendees can do their part by attending a final registration Monday, June 1 in the lobby...

Veterans and service men, women honored

WHS, WPHS alumni will gather Saturday night

Fallen veterans to be honored at area cemeteries

Wauneta couple to celebrate 70th anniversary

Village board discusses water, electricity and owner-occupied rehabilitation

Christian show group, country show openers complete fair entertainment

As end of financial year looms, Commissioners keep eyes on budget

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Long-time kindergarten teacher teaches last class at Wauneta-Palisade

Long-time kindergarten teacher teaches last class at Wauneta-Palisade

Keri Sutherland, pictured here helping former students with a game during Elementary Field Day last Tuesday, taught Kindergarten classes at Wauneta-Palisade Schools for 18 years. Last week was her final...

Wauneta and Wauneta-Palisade alumni gathered together to reminisce

Wauneta and Wauneta-Palisade alumni gathered together to reminisce

Class of 1945 Paul Kitt of Wauneta   By Dharma Blake-Cole The Wauneta Breeze The fun filled alumni weekend was a success. Honored class members and alumni who returned to Wauneta for...

Seniors emphasize “it’s always a great day to be a Bronco” at graduation

  By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Saturday marked the beginning of a new chapter in life for 12 Wauneta-Palisade graduates. The commencement ceremony took place Saturday, May...

Hastings College holds exercises for its 129th graduating class

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 10 a.m. in Lynn Farrell Arena, 235 undergraduates and eight Master of Arts in Teaching students graduated from Hastings College. Area graduates and majors  are listed...

Wauneta-Palisade’s most recent graduates

Twelve seniors graduated from Wauneta-Palisade High School on Saturday, May 16. The graduates included, from front left, Kian Jones, Leiauna Alberts, Christi Christner, Taylor Gill, from middle left,...

College spring course schedule released

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Family owned and operated: Susie’s Creative Stitches

Family owned and operated: Susie’s Creative Stitches

Susie’s Creative Stitches is truly a family-run business. Here, from left Kenzie Bardsley, Sara Bardsley, Halle Bardsley, Susan, and Galen Todd stand beside the sign in the front yard of the Todd’s...

Linda Nelson recognized by state respiratory therapists

Linda Nelson recognized by state respiratory therapists

Linda Nelson feels honored that she was recognized by her peers for the honor of Greater Nebraska Respiratory Therapist of the Year. Honors are also given to a therapist in Omaha and in Lincoln. (Imperial...

CCC Hospital continues strategic planning process

By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Chase County Community Hospital Administrator Steve Lewis feels positive about the strategic planning process being undertaken by the board and hospital staff....

Art Creveling remembered by Funeral Directors

Liz Creveling, left, receives a rose from Carol Marshall of Nebraska City at the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association (NeFDA) annual convention in May. Mrs. Creveling’s husband, Art, was among those...

Med student sampling rural life

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   Mark “Patrick” Grogan began shadowing Dr. Jon Richman at the Chase County Clinic and Hospital in Imperial May 11. “It’s nice to come in and see...

DNR & Partners Help Divert Water for Flood Mitigation & Aquifer Recharge

Clinic gives donation to WP