2014 Chase County Fair completes another successful run

2014 Chase County Fair completes another successful run

Country singer Chris Young drew a big crowd for his concert at the Chase County Fair Saturday night. He and his band were flanked by a wall of LED screens that showed video and graphics throughout the show—a first for the Chase County Fair. (Jan Schultz | The Imperial Republican)   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Chad Oxford, president of the Chase County Fair Board, felt his fellow board members and a host of volunteers put on another great Chase County Fair. ...

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Heating up the court

Heating up the court

Wauneta-Palisade volleyball players have hit the gym, battling the warm temperatures as volleyball practice started Monday. Under the watchful eyes of coaches Michelle Harchelroad (far left) and...

Rope ’em, pen ’em, doctor ’em, load ’em: Ranch Rodeo tackles practical side of cowboy skills

Rope ’em, pen ’em, doctor ’em, load ’em: Ranch Rodeo tackles practical side of cowboy skills

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Cowboys tackled the practical skills of cattle handling Tuesday night at the Ranch Rodeo. The 10 teams of four took turns roping, tying, penning and...

Bustin’ chops

Fifty-six area youths gathered Wednesday afternoon for the annual Mutton Bustin’ event at the Chase County Fair. Kids, ages four to seven and under 60 pounds, could take part in the event. Above,...

Kids turn out for one of fair’s biggest pedal tractor pulls

  By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Organizers said the near-150 youths who competed in Friday’s pedal tractor pull at the Chase County Fair was among the biggest number ever....

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Village board discusses alley usage

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Village Board met for their regular meeting last Tuesday, Aug. 12. Much of the meeting consisted of routine business. However, two residents...

2014 Chase County Fair completes another successful run

2014 Chase County Fair completes another successful run

Country singer Chris Young drew a big crowd for his concert at the Chase County Fair Saturday night. He and his band were flanked by a wall of LED screens that showed video and graphics throughout the...

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McAlevy, Monnahan join Wauneta-Palisade Schools

McAlevy, Monnahan join Wauneta-Palisade Schools

Cindy Monnahan, left, will serve as the K-12 school counselor starting this week. Lisa McAlevy, right, will  teach seventh and eighth grade English and social studies. She will also serve as the K-12...

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NRD leases mineral rights on Rock Creek property

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   With oil exploration heating up in Dundy County, the Upper Republican Natural Resources District accepted an offer to lease the mineral rights on 2,200...

New Harchelroad dealership to be located on east Hwy. 6 in Imperial

New Harchelroad dealership to be located on east Hwy. 6 in Imperial

Imperial Contracting begins demolition of a building to make way for Harchelroad Motors’ new home on East Hwy. 6. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican ...

Imperial Auction Market sold

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Imperial Auction Market owners Lloyd and Sandy Wilson announced this week they have sold the sale barn, effective Sept. 1, 2014. The barn has been...

State FFA Vice Presidents make local visit to FVC in Imperial

State FFA Officers, from left Blair Hartman, Andrea Wach and Brandon Nichols, visited the FVC headquarters in Imperial during the Chase County Fair. (Christi Christner | The Wauneta Breeze)   State...