Harvest Fest starts today

Harvest Fest starts today

New this year–Ventriloquist show, bike rodeo, bounce house, toddler trot and baby crawl   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s Harvest Festival kicks off tonight (Thursday) with one of many new events during the four-day celebration. Tonight, the Wauneta Chamber is hosting a family friendly comedy ventriloquism act at the Chateau Theatre. The show will feature comedy ventriloquism, singing and voices including performances with Francis’ “puppet...

California runner makes stop in Wauneta on trek across country

California runner makes stop in Wauneta on trek across country

Aprylle Gilbert, standing third from left, was in Wauneta last Wednesday on her “coast-to-coast” run for kids. While running on the Old Highway 6 between Imperial and Wauneta she was joined by local runners. Pictured here are, from back left, Jesse West, Ariel Fanning, Gilbert, Tony Cribelli. Gilbert’s support driver, Jose Reyes, is kneeling in front. Local runners not pictured: Ashli Maris, Logan Bischoff and Chris Bartels. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hin...

American Legion Post #304 gifts Legion Hall to Village of Wauneta

American Legion Post #304 gifts Legion Hall to Village of Wauneta

John Monasmith, American Legion Post #304 Commander, hands Village Board Chairman Lloyd Sinner the keys to the Wauneta American Legion Hall Tuesday as a final gesture in transferring ownership of the American Legion Hall to the Village of Wauneta. The American Legion Hall was first erected by American Legion Post in 1984. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   Village acceptance of American Legion Hall will allow building to continue to benefit the community By Sheri Hink...

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Dirk Greene retires after 38 years with Game & Parks

Dirk Greene retires after 38 years with Game & Parks

Dirk Greene of Imperial has retired as game warden with the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission after 38 years. (Republican photo)   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Imperial’s...

Coed softball league tournament to begin, Wauneta Roller Mills top seed

Brackets have been released for the upcoming coed softball league tournament in Imperial. Wauneta Roller Mills earned the number one seed and received a first round bye. Games kick off Sunday at...

Wauneta places second best host community in BRAN 35 riders vote

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Organizers of Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) announced the top two host communities for BRAN 35, completed in early June. Wauneta came in second...

California runner makes stop in Wauneta on trek across country

Aprylle Gilbert, standing third from left, was in Wauneta last Wednesday on her “coast-to-coast” run for kids. While running on the Old Highway 6 between Imperial and Wauneta she was joined by local...

Local kids have fun learning to swim

Lifeguards from left Brianna Einspahr and Ellie Lee help teach level three swim lessons by showing the kids, from left, Noah Sandman, Sydnee Acton, Tavin Broughton, and McKenna Doetker how to do a dolphin...

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Feed My Starving Children meal packing event begins today

Feed My Starving Children meal packing event begins today

Volunteers sought for packing   By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   When packing begins today (Thursday), it will mark the beginning of the 5th annual Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) MobilePack™...

Village votes to seek bids on Arapahoe Street project

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Village Board of Trustees voted last Tuesday to seek bids on a new street project on Arapahoe Street to be completed before corn harvest. ...

New marker planted along Great Western Trail

On hand for the installation of a Great Western Trail marker near Madrid July 15 were, from left, Marvin Large of Imperial, Dave Vapenik of Adams Bank & Trust and Tom Kraus of Madrid. Kraus and...

New fair building nears completion

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Though there weren’t flowers in the pots on July 1, the new Chase County Fair expo building should be finished this week. Rockwell Construction of Wray,...

Harvest Fest starts today

New this year–Ventriloquist show, bike rodeo, bounce house, toddler trot and baby crawl   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s Harvest Festival kicks off tonight...

Wauneta’s annual Harvest Festival just around the corner

Tom and Lucille Klima win Yard of the Month for July

2015 Chase County Fair brochures mailed

Village moves forward with Owner Occupied Housing Rehab grant application

Talbott Brothers joined by Omaha, Lincoln bands for Good Living Tour concert Friday in Imperial

Ventriloquist show to kick off this year’s Harvest Fest

Enders Reservoir bustles with activity during busy holiday weekend

Show off your talents at Harvest Fest Talent Show

Planning Commission approves permitted conditional use permit

WIC program comes twice monthly to Imperial

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School board prepares for 2015-2016 school year

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Public Schools board met last Wednesday for their July meeting. Much of the meeting centered around preparations for the 2015/2016...

College spring course schedule released

By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   The snow blew earlier this week, the “Winterim” classes are underway at Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC), and the Imperial Extended Campus has announced...

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Southwest Public Power to hold 70th anniversary celebration next week in Wauneta

Southwest Public Power to hold 70th anniversary celebration next week in Wauneta

Southwest Public Power District will provide free bucket truck rides as part of their 70th anniversary celebration in Wauneta on July 28. The celebration will also include a hamburger/hot dog feed and...

Combine lost in fire Tuesday south of Enders

Combine lost in fire Tuesday south of Enders

Members of the Imperial and Wauneta Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a combine fire Tuesday afternoon south of Enders Reservoir. The Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department responded to the mutual...

URNRD approves $2.5 million to study flood water diversion from South Platte

A 1989 study by the Bureau of Reclamation on the transfer of water from the South Platte to the Republican River Basin identified four possible alternatives. This plan shows water being withdrawn at...

Country Clipper offers services for over 20 years in Wauneta

Nancy Noble stands next to the hats and many other items in her gift shop which is adjacent to her 27-year-old hair salon. (Dharma Blake-Cole | The Wauneta Breeze) By Dharma Blake-Cole The...

Through Bud’s Tire Repair, Andrew Ward is helping to reestablish small business in Palisade

Andrew Ward outside his new business, Bud’s Tire Repair. Opened recently, the business is up and running full force and hopes to keep growing with each day. (Dharma Blake-Cole | The Wauneta Breeze)...

Hospital to lease new CT scanner

21st Century Equipment to donate $50,000 to county fairs in five states

Changes to Commercial Driver’s License Laws go into effect July 8

Three compete in 4-H Presentation Contest