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  • WP brings home I ratings from district contest

    CeAnna Jahn, Sydnee Harchelroad and Miranda Behrends (left to right), plus Christi Christner, took part in vocal performances that received I ratings at district music. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Fiv...
  • Museum programs kick off this weekend

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   The summer Sunday season at Chase County Museum in Champion kicks off this weekend and runs through August. The annual quilt show will be highlighted both this Sunday and May 17. Featured quilter is Rogene...
  • Long-term care hits a nerve for many

    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 (I...
  • Nebraska Legislature begins budget debates

    By Dan Hughes Nebraska State Senator - 44th District   The Nebraska Legislature began debating the biennial budget last week.  The Legislature’s Appropriations Committee proposed budget stayed within a 3.1 percent growth rate.  This was the third...
  • Imperial Bomgaars store now open

    A worker with Tri City Sign Co. of Grand Island puts final touches on the new Bomgaars sign that went up last Tuesday at the new store in Imperial. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Three months ago, Imperial...
  • Fanning joins American Angus Association®

    Bo Fanning of Wauneta is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo. The American Angus Association, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior memb...
  • Annual Hayes County 4-H and FFA Livestock Judging Contest Tuesday, May 12

    Make plans to attend the annual Hayes County 4-H and FFA Livestock Judging Contest on Tuesday, May 12 in Hayes Center at the Hayes County Fairgrounds. Registration will begin at 4:30 p.m. CT with the contest beginning at 5:30 p.m CT. The contest will f...
  • Towery, Simpson lead WP girls’ team to fifth place at RPAC

    Faith Simpson won the high jump at the RPAC track meet Friday with a personal best jump of 5’0”. Simpson also placed third in the 100 meter hurdles, fourth in the 300 meter hurdles and sixth in the discus. (DeAnn Davis | The Wauneta Breeze)   By ...
  • Seniors earn ACT recognition

    Five Wauneta-Palisade seniors have been recognized by the Republican Plains Activities Conference for their scores on this year’s ACT test. Lesley Towery (front row, middle) and Nicole Strand (back row, right) received gold medals for a score of 28 or...
  • Junie B. Jones The Musical

    The Wauneta-Palisade High School Choir put on quite the show last weekend, “Junie B. Jones - The Musical.” The show was performed before a packed house on Saturday, May 2 and again on Sunday, May 3. Here, the majority of the cast members assemble fo...
  • One SCORE camp filled; spots open for grades 3-6

    On Tuesday this week, the grade 1-2 SCORE camp was at its maximum number. Fifteen spots still remain in the grade 3-4 camp and there are plenty of places still available for grades 5-6. SCORE (Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences) will be headquar...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week May 5, 2005 The old Palisade Co-op building in Palisade will be used by J and H Recycling LLC as a center for recycling tires. Waiting on the Nebraska Department of Environment Quality, the company which started in March have bee...
  • Wauneta-Palisade Class of 2019 promoted

    Seventeen Wauneta-Palisade eighth graders were promoted from junior high to high school Monday night at the Wauneta Attendance Center as part of the Honors Night celebration. The soon-to-be freshman include, from back left, Duncan Rector, Paxton Gleason...
  • Wauneta-Palisade Class of 2019 promoted

    Seventeen Wauneta-Palisade eighth graders were promoted from junior high to high school Monday night at the Wauneta Attendance Center as part of the Honors Night celebration. The soon-to-be freshman include, from back left, Duncan Rector, Paxton Gleas...
  • BRAN 35 just a little over a month away

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   It’s hard to believe, but BRAN (Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska) riders, staff and supporters will arrive in Wauneta in just a little over a month. The 35th BRAN ride will kick off from Wauneta on Sunday, Ju...
  • Vietnam Wall visitors pay tribute to generation of fallen soldiers

    Dennis Ferguson, left, and Alan Baxter, both Veterans from Palisade, search through names on the AVTT Traveling Wall in Imperial last week. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Amazing. Emotional. Unforgettable...
  • “Junie B. Jones,” the Musical

    Wauneta-Palisade High School will perform Junie B. Jones, The Musical this weekend. The show is described as a “fun and family-friendly” performance of the musical, “Junie B. Jones.” Show times are set for Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m. MT/8 p.m. CT an...
  • Generously donated time and “sweat equity”

    Dear Editor: I would like to give a HUGE community “shout-out” to all the volunteers and businesses from Wauneta and Palisade that generously donated their time and sweat equity to install the new playground equipment at the Palisade Attendance Cent...
  • Legislature gets the budget for review

    By Dan Hughes Nebraska State Senator - 44th District   The preliminary budget created by the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee was released to the legislature April 28. It looks like they will recommend a growth in spending of 3.1 percent. ...
  • Blake-Cole joins Wauneta Breeze as intern

        Dharma Blake-Cole, who will be a senior at Wauneta-Palisade High School in the fall, is the newest member of the Breeze staff. As the office intern she will participate in all aspects of newspaper production for the Breeze including writing, pho...