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  • Wauneta selected as beginning town for Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska in June 2015

    Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska recently announced Wauneta as the beginning town on their 2015 BRAN tour of Nebraska. Here, bikers take off on their journey across the state during the 2000 ride across the state when the beginning town was Imperial. (Repub...
  • School purchases new vehicle, discusses communication

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade School board met Monday, Dec. 8 for their regular December meeting. The noon meeting included action items to excuse absent board members, discuss alternative communication, recognize WE...
  • Champion Community Center a busy place during 10th annual Vision of Trees

    The lights of a merry-go-round reflect off a snowglobe depicting the Nativity scene. The Christmas decorations were part of a table set up at Champion’s Vision of Trees. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze ...
  • Hospital CEO comments on ambulance transfer story

    Dear Editor, I would like to comment on the recent article in the Dec. 4 Imperial Republican and Wauneta Breeze concerning ambulance transfers written by Diane Stamm. It was stated that the hospital nurses do not want to go on transfers and there are ...
  • Giving of her talents to area communities

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   She considers herself lucky. After spending years living and studying in Mexico, Belgium and Spain, and then traveling around the world for a shoe manufacturing business, Venedith Vargas ended up in Grant, tea...
  • Farm Bill info meeting coming to Imperial Friday

    New farm legislation signed into law in February made changes to farm income support programs that area producers will want to learn about. Area farmers will have that chance this Friday when the UNL Extension Service and Farm Service Agency team up f...
  • WP One-Act Play misses State berth by five seconds

    Sydnee Harchelroad (top), (l to r) Leiauna Alberts, Cameo Rector and Paul Behrends received Outstanding Actor/Actress awards at Districts Wednesday, Dec. 3. Along with Christi Christner and Tyler Davis, Harchelroad, Rector and Alberts received recogniti...
  • WP girls’ basketball team splits opening games

    Lesley Towery pulls down a rebound in front of Brady’s Josie Palmer. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team has started off the season with a 1-1, thanks to a wi...
  • Broncos fall to Wallace and Brady to start season

    Chris Carl drives the sideline around a Brady player. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team dropped games to Wallace and Brady last week to start the season, ...
  • WP wrestlers open season at Elwood meet

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Four Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers took part in the Elwood Invitational Friday, Dec. 5. Freshman Colton Barrett was the Broncos’ top finisher. Barrett went 2-1 and brought home third place in the 106 pound bracke...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week December 9, 2004 A capacity crowd attended Sunday’s Harvest of Hymns piano and organ concert featuring Lucille McBride and Diana Ham held at the Wauneta Methodist Church. Due to a winter snow storm the concert was rescheduled f...
  • Saturday will be bustling with Christmas activities as Wauneta and Palisade hold annual celebrations

      Santa Saturday kicks off early again this year with a 10 a.m. movie, drawing around noon By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Christmas is just two weeks away and this Saturday will provide two local opportunities to celebrate the...
  • Saturday will be bustling with Christmas activities as Wauneta and Palisade hold annual celebrations

      Santa Saturday kicks off early again this year with a 10 a.m. movie, drawing around noon By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Christmas is just two weeks away and this Saturday will provide two local opportunities to celebrate...
  • Methodist Church the first organized in Wauneta

    The wood frame M.E. Church, built in 1892, was the first Methodist Church in Wauneta. It was later torn down and the current brick church building built in its place.  This photo was taken sometime after 1907 when the bell tower and bell were added. (C...
  • Village closer to decision on nursing home health insurance package

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta Village Board of Trustees met last Wednesday, Nov. 19 for a special meeting to discuss the health insurance package at Sunrise Heights of Wauneta. The nursing home committee and management have...
  • One-Act second at RPAC, on to Districts

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   In its second performance of Romeo and Juliet: Six Very Busy Days, the Wauneta-Palisade One-Act Play received second place at the RPAC West Championships Saturday. WP finished one point behind first place Paxton....
  • Reader: Great cooks at Wauneta-Palisade

    Dear Editor: Kudos to the great cooks at the Wauneta-Palisade School District.  I was fortunate to have the opportunity to accompany my granddaughters to your delicious Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, it was wonderful. Anita Kitt Parks, Nebr....
  • PBMs horn in on doctors’ decisions about your medicines

    Editor’s Note: The Rural Health News Service is funded by a grant from The Commonwealth Fund and distributed through the Nebraska Press Association Foundation, the Colorado Press Association, the South Dakota Newspaper Association and the Hoosier (IN) S...
  • Imperial’s ALCO Store one of 198 closing

    Imperial’s ALCO Store at the Highway 6/61 intersection is one of 198 stores nationwide that will be closing the end of January. The store has been a busy part of the retail community since opening in May 2006. (Imperial Republican Photo) By Jan Sch...
  • FFA braves cold District competition

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade FFA students braved the cold Wednesday, Nov. 12, at District FFA in Curtis. Twelve schools attended the event. In Natural Resources, Nicole Strand placed sixth, Ellie Lee 16th and Logan Fisc...