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  • WP student in car accident on way to school

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   A benefit is being planned in Palisade for Wauneta-Palisade junior Stephanie Acosta following a car accident on her way to school Thursday morning, Nov. 6. Following a call about the accident, Chase County disp...
  • WP placed on school improvement list after missing goals

      By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade Public Schools is one of many districts across the state facing consequences after missing state adequate yearly progress goals under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. WP w...
  • Community meeting Sunday to discuss Wauneta serving as host to Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska this summer

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Community leaders are asked to attend a community informational meeting Sunday to discuss a request from Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) to name Wauneta as the first town on the 2015 BRAN tour. Fred Ja...
  • Cooley sentenced

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg issued a press release last Thursday, Nov. 6 stating Richard E. Cooley, 61, of Wauneta was sentenced in the United States District Court in Lincoln for receiving child ...
  • School board OK’s new carpet in four second floor classrooms

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade schools board held their regular monthly meeting at the Palisade Attendance Center on Monday, Nov. 10. The only action item on the agenda was to review an estimate from Samway Floor C...
  • W-P FFA team travels to Districts

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Nineteen Wauneta-Palisade students traveled to Curtis Wednesday, Nov. 12 for the District XI FFA competition. WP FFA Sponsor Marilyn Houdek took Junior High, Junior and Senior teams in Livestock Judging plus a S...
  • Chase County tax levies set for the 2014 tax year

      Higher valuations result in lower levies, but not necessarily lower taxes By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   At first glance, taxpayers might think their property tax bill would be lower with levies at a lower rate for 2014 than 2013...
  • WP falls in district finals to Mullen, ends season at 24-5

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Reaching the district finals for the first time since 2008, the Wauneta-Palisade volleyball team fell just short of a trip to state with a 21-25, 22-25, 26-28 loss to Mullen Thursday.   Subdistrict win The Bro...
  • Stats for 2014 Broncos football season

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade Broncos’ football team knew it had an uphill battle heading into the football season. With only two seniors, Gage Crowell and Chris Carl, the Broncos faced five playoff teams, Hayes Center...
  • Wauneta-Palisade administration responds to questions regarding NeSA scores

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Wauneta-Palisade administrators were asked a series of questions by Breeze staff regarding the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) scores reported on the Nebraska Department of Education’s (NDE) State of ...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week November 11, 2004 Final voter turnout for the county was 68.6 percent, the highest since 1992 when 75 percent of the voters turned out. George W. Bush was reelected president over Sen. John Kerry who was running for the office. ...
  • Veterans honored on Veterans Day

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  • Veterans honored on Veterans Day

    Veterans were honored in many ways in Wauneta and Palisade this Veterans Day. Above, clockwise from far left, Lynn Haarberg, R.J. Mintling and Jim Guager (facing away) converse as Clint McCallum (facing away) and Dale Bischoff in the far booth talk du...
  • Hughes wins 44th District race, Ricketts the new govenor, Sasse wins Senate seat

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Dan Hughes of Venango will represent the 44th District in the Nebraska Legislature for the next four years. Hughes prevailed in a race against Benkelman’s Steve Stroup in Tuesday’s General Election. ...
  • Yoder named Wauneta Volunteer Fireman of the Year

    Beau Yoder was named “Fireman of the Year” at the Firemen’s Ball on Saturday, Oct. 25. Long-time fireman Bob Jones presented Yoder with the award, citing Yoder’s many contributions to the fire department. (Courtesy Photo)...
  • County Commissioners receive visit from SWNPHD

    Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Myra Stoney from the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department stopped by the Chase County Courthouse last Tuesday to present the SWNPHD’s annual report. Stoney met with commissioners Jodi Thompson, Chuck Vette ...
  • Angie West receives 2014 Customer Service Person of the Year Award

    Wauneta Chamber President Rod Keiser, left, announced Tuesday that Angie West, right, has been selected as the winner of the Customer Service Person of the Year Award. West received words of praise for the work she does at Wauneta Crossroads. “She is ...
  • Man charged in jail damage out on personal recognizance bond

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Boone Huff, the Enders man charged with thousands of dollars in damage to the Chase County Jail, is out on a personal recognizance bond. At the request of Huff’s appointed attorney, Tyler Pribbeno, Huff w...
  • Broncos power through subdistricts, take out Wallace Tuesday night

    Sydnee Harchelroad dives for a dig in front of teammate Lesley Towery against Hitchcock County during Monday’s subdistrict win. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   As in year’s past, Wallace continues to ...
  • Randi Reikofski selected for Sing Around Nebraska Honor Choir

    The Nebraska Choral Directors Association is proud to sponsor the 2014 Sing Around Nebraska Children’s Honor Choir! This event will be held on Nov. 7 and 8, 2014, at the O’Donnell Auditorium on the campus of the Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincol...