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  • “We the People” still important

    Dear Editor, I was taught in government class that the constitution states the government is “We the people, of the people, by the people and for the people.” Somewhere “we the people” forgot that we are the government. Looking at the official...
  • Reader enjoys Breeze 125th edition

    To Wauneta Breeze Staff: I was born in Wauneta July 27, 1923, Virginia “Tootsie” Tharen, my doctor was Dalley. My dear friend, Lesa Mukes from Georgia, had White Thumb send me flour and cereal for my 91st birthday. Then a lady by the name of Ruth ...
  • Broncs stampede past Longhorns 52-14 to end season

    Chase Rathe hauls in a 48-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Carl around the outstretched arm of the Longhorn defender. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade football team closed out the 2014 ...
  • Financial aid meeting for future college attendees

    By Christi Christner The Wauneta Breeze   College is a huge step in a person’s life that can be very daunting. The Wauneta-Palisade school is hoping to help alleviate the stress that comes when choosing a college. Picking the perfect college is h...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week October 28, 2004 Several ladies of the local Red Hatters attended the Christian Womens Club meeting in Wallace Saturday. Attending were Beryl Knotwell, Doris Ough, Ila Widger, Lois Hoff, Jackie Kennedy, Ethel Louch and Betty McCa...
  • Lots happening at Wauneta-Palisade School’s Palisade Attendance Center

    The posts for the new shade structure at the Palisade playground have been installed. Construction on the 30-foot long structure is hoped to be completed by Thanksgiving. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Br...
  • Lots happening at Wauneta-Palisade School’s Palisade Attendance Center

    The posts for the new shade structure at the Palisade playground have been installed. Construction on the 30-foot long structure is hoped to be completed by Thanksgiving. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta ...
  • “Never be afraid to question” Chase County Sheriff’s Department asks county residents to beware of phone scams

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Chase County Sheriff’s Department has seen an increase in reports of scams in the past two months. Chief Deputy Mike Dukes said the office has heard five to six reports of individuals falling victim to s...
  • Village board reviews theatre financials, water compliance and employee wages

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta Village Board started their regular October meeting with a visit from Sharleen Riemenschneider with Edward Jones in McCook. Riemenschneider attended the village board meeting last Tuesday, Oct. 1...
  • Commissioners move ahead with new buildings

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The process for two new county shops buildings continued Tuesday, Oct. 14. Chase County Commissioners Jodi Thompson, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr. reviewed bids for the buildings, which will be completed this comi...
  • Dr. Younger to join hospital staff

    Dr. David Younger has joined the medical staff at the Chase County Community Hospital and Clinic. He brings 33 years of family practice experience to the staff. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Dr. David ...
  • Television stolen from Pioneer Community Federal Credit Union

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   An unknown person or persons broke into Palisade Community Federal Credit Union. The only item reported missing from the break-in was a television. Hitchcock County Sheriff Bryan Leggott said the incident o...
  • Influenza cases confirmed in state

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Flu is here. The first confirmed cases of the season have been reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). There are three, all in Douglas County. “Several viruses are in the ...
  • Lady Broncos battle to RPAC championship

    Sydnee Harchelroad splits the Paxton block for a kill. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze After several slow weeks, action has picked up for the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos’ volleyball team. WP defeated Me...
  • Rector leads WP FFA at Livestock Judging

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade junior Cameo Rector led the school’s FFA team in Livestock Judging at Southern Valley Saturday. The senior team of Tryssta Duvel, Stephanie Acosta and Rector finished fifth. Most teams had at l...
  • Broncos topped by Falcons, season to end Friday

    Chase Rathe hangs on to the Falcons’ runner as Chris Carl (57) and Tyler Carl (83) close in to help. (DeAnn Davis | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Broncos lost Friday night at Wilcox-Hildreth, 14...
  • Beware the sales pitches during Medicare’s annual open enrollment

    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...
  • Young hunters gain valuable experience at Pheasants Forever Youth-Mentor Hunt

    Wauneta-Palisade seventh grader Ty Duvel and Imperial’s Kamrie Dillion work to identify plants in the new Pheasants Forever building west of Champion. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   On the cusp of phea...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week October 21, 2004 Five candidates are running for two village board seats at the upcoming November election. Tony Cribelli and Rod Rector hold the board seats with Rector opting not to seek re-election. Cribelli will join Lynn Bru...
  • Area shooters participate in memorial shoot

    Brady Hansen, Dennis Gockley and Dave Hogsett (left to right) took part in the Dale Lingo Memorial Shoot south of Imperial at the Plainsman Rifle and Pistol Club. Hansen won two of Sunday’s adult events, the Edgar Hathaway Memorial Handicap Shoot and ...