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  • Investigation in Dundy County forces tighter security, revamped operations

    By Joe Jordan Nebraska Watchdog Call it Dundy County 2.0. Following the recent resignation of a top county manager, a blistering state audit and exclusive reports by Nebraska Watchdog, one leg of the bureaucracy is getting a makeover. “We pr...
  • Matt Klima wins Men’s Open

    Matt Klima of Wauneta topped the field of 48 golfers to win the 2014 Men’s Open held in memory of Kenny Denker. Klima carded a 107 after three rounds of play at the July 13 tourney held at the Enders Lake Golf Course. Joe Johnston of Wauneta took second...
  • Feed My Starving Children event in Imperial next week

    Volunteers still needed for packing event in Imperial   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   In three days next week, volunteers will pack more than 272,000 meals for hungry kids around the world. The 4th annual Feed My Starving Children ...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week July 15, 2004 Making use of the park’s new hiking-biking path, Wauneta’s newly formed walking club, dubbed ‘Hiking to Hawaii,” is nearly halfway to the goal of walking enough miles to go to Hawaii. The 90-plus members hav...
  • One for the record books

    Wheat harvest is well underway in the Wauneta area. As of Tuesday morning the Frenchman Valley Co-op in Wauneta has received just over a million bushels of wheat and representatives estimate there is still a lot waiting to be cut. Here a truck with Mawh...
  • One for the record books

    Wheat harvest is well underway in the Wauneta area. As of Tuesday morning the Frenchman Valley Co-op in Wauneta has received just over a million bushels of wheat and representatives estimate there is still a lot waiting to be cut. Here a truck with Ma...
  • Wauneta’s Harvest Festival two short weeks away

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s annual Harvest Fest celebration is just around the corner. The four-day event will kick off on Thursday, July 24 with a pancake supper at the Wauneta Senior Center and a special showing of the Broa...
  • Wauneta native works to make a difference worldwide

    Linda Egle, right, explains the origins of a crocheted scarf to Carol Maddux at the Wauneta United Methodist Church last month. While in Chase County in June Egle gave presentations in Wauneta and Imperial about the impact Eternal Threads is making for ...
  • New at fair: Family-friendly Las Vegas style magic and illusion show

    Keith West, right, and his assistant, Kitty Marie, will perform three family-friendly Las Vegas style magic and illusion shows at the Chase County Fair this year. (Courtesy Photo) By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Chase County Fair Bo...
  • Inmate apprehended after escape from Hitchcock County Jail Tuesday

    Jessica M. Cole By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Hitchcock County Sheriff D. Bryan Leggott issued press releases Tuesday stating Jessica M. Cole had escaped from the Hitchcock County Jail and was later apprehended. Cole, 23, of Palisa...
  • Johnson joins Exceptional Prints

    Sam Johnson, left, joined Champa Group in May to serve as the manager of Exceptional Prints. Here, she and Rod Keiser, owner of Champa Group, stand by a wall displaying some of the products available from Exceptional Prints. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wau...
  • WP C-team hosts season-ending tournament

    Front Row (l to r) Koltar Rahn, Jacksen Littrel, Garret Hanna, Wyatt Muths, Allen Ramirez and Evan Nordhausen. Back Row (l to r) Tucker Boos, coach Roger Reikofski, Lake Reikofski, Gunner Goings, Austin Rozelle, Cord Lee, coach Jon Anderjaska and Alex S...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week July 8, 2004 Rains the past week of over 2.5 inches stalled the wheat harvest but was welcome by most to help pastures and fall crops. Wheat yields were down due to frost and drought conditions. Robert Jones, Mike Gentry, Bryan E...
  • Stars and Stripes

    From sparklers to fountains to rockets, the Fourth of July had something for everyone. Mother Nature provided some fireworks of her own with a thunderstorm moving across Chase and Dundy Counties. (Diane Stamm | Wauneta Breeze)...
  • Stars and Stripes

    From sparklers to fountains to rockets, the Fourth of July had something for everyone. Mother Nature provided some fireworks of her own with a thunderstorm moving across Chase and Dundy Counties. (Diane Stamm | Wauneta Breeze)...
  • Palisade, Wauneta swimming pools broken into

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Hayes and Chase County Sheriff departments are each investigating similar area incidents. Late Monday, June 23, or early Tuesday morning, June 24, the Palisade and Wauneta swimming pools were broken into. Thou...
  • Vrbas sentenced 15 years

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Jerald Vrbas, 60, of Palisade was sentenced Monday in United States District Court for producing child pornography. U.S. District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Vrbas to serve 15 years in federal prison for ...
  • Kansas rejects decision on N-CORPE arbitration

    Nebraska seeking 100 percent credit for augmentation pumping   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   It came as no surprise when Kansas officially rejected an arbiter’s findings on the N-CORPE augmentation project in Lincoln County. In Ma...
  • General-only election filing deadlines near

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The incumbent filing deadline for the general election is just under two weeks away. New filers have an additional two weeks to file, until Aug. 1, 2014. Area offices included in the general-only election inc...
  • Fair brochures hit the mail next week

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   This year’s Chase County Fair & Expo brochure will start hitting mail boxes early next week. The eight-page four-color brochure highlights the entertainment booked for the Christian, rock and country c...