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  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week March 10, 2005 On the agenda for Monday night’s Wauneta-Palisade Schools Board meeting will be a discussion to put a vote to the people whether to move the kindergarten through fourth grades attending in Wauneta to Palisade. ...
  • Students attend County Government Day

    Hitchcock County Clerk Margaret Pollmann, left, gives Coleton Doetker and Taylor Gill a tour of the vault in the back of the County Clerk’s office during County Government Day. The day was sponsored by the American Legion Posts in Trenton, Culbertson,...
  • Students attend County Government Day

    Hitchcock County Clerk Margaret Pollmann, left, gives Coleton Doetker and Taylor Gill a tour of the vault in the back of the County Clerk’s office during County Government Day. The day was sponsored by the American Legion Posts in Trenton, Culbertso...
  • Rebecca Strand, Sam Munderloh

    Rebecca Strand, Sam Munderloh (Photo by Brooklyn Nordhausen of Brooke’s Photography)   Rebecca Strand of Wauneta, Neb., and Sam Munderloh of Wauneta, formerly of Colby, Kan., were united in marriage on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at St. Patrick’s C...
  • Co-op, unification discussions continue between WP, HC schools

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Wauneta-Palisade and Hayes Center public schools continue to discuss a possible activities agreement (co-op) or district unification. Representatives from each board met for the second time on Wednesday, F...
  • More bed-a-biker hosts needed for BRAN

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) riders are already reaching out, looking for places to stay while in Wauneta. BRAN riders will arrive in Wauneta on June 6, prior to the June 7 start of BRAN 35. Wauneta B...
  • County commissioners update Comprehensive Zoning Plan, approve one and six-year road plans

    In the next year, Chase County Commissioners plans to do crack filling/armor coating on the last two-and-a-half miles of asphalt south of Wauneta and all of Old Highway 6. (Courtesy Graphic)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   After reviewing ...
  • Volunteer sign-up for Vietnam Traveling Wall now underway

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   People from throughout the region wanting to volunteer during the visit of the Vietnam Traveling Wall to Imperial April 22-26 can now do so. Organizer Jana Pribbeno said sign-up opened Wednesday. People can sig...
  • NRD rules hearing on chemigation permit fees Tuesday

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Farmers and other members of the public can offer their input on a rule change by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) to increase chemigation permit fees and allow electronic flow meters. Th...
  • Hospital foundation reviews achievements during event, seeks board member from Wauneta area

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze More than 60 people attended the Chase County Hospital Foundation’s donor appreciation event Saturday night in Imperial. Hospital Administrator Steve Lewis expressed appreciation to the crowd for their supp...
  • Senators advance bill to change state’s electoral votes

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Nebraska legislators voted to break a filibuster Monday on the winner-take-all distribution of presidential electoral votes. During his weekly tele-conference call Tuesday, 44th District Senator Dan Hughes said...
  • Speech Night at the Chateau to be held Tuesday

    Wauneta-Palisade’s speech team will be performing Tuesday at the Chateau Theatre for the group’s annual Speech Night at the Chateau. The duet performance by Christi Christner and Cameo Rector titled  “Cinderella Revisited” got first place at...
  • Hospital, clinic undertaking strategic planning process

    Chase County Community Hospital will undertake a strategic planning process to help chart the future of the hospital and clinic. At the Feb. 19 board meeting, Administrator Steve Lewis reviewed the strategic planning process with the board. Strategi...
  • Season ends for WP boys’ and girls’ basketball teams

    Wauneta-Palisade’s lone senior, Chris Carl, drives to the basket in his final game. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team wrapped up its 5-17 season Feb. 24 with a ...
  • Federal judge blocks Nebraska’s gay marriage ban

    By Margery Beck and Grant Schulte Associated Press A federal judge blocked Nebraska’s gay marriage ban on Monday, but the decision will not take effect for a week and the attorney general’s office immediately appealed to the 8th U.S. Circuit C...
  • Long-term care insurance may provide little assurance

    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...
  • Bills seek clarity with tax increment financing

    By Sen. Dan Hughes Nebraska State Senator   There were three bills introduced this year that would make changes to Tax Increment Financing (TIF). TIF is a method of financing the public costs associated with a private development project. TIF prov...
  • VFW, American Legion Auxiliary scholarship

    aylor Lee, center, of Elsie was presented the VFW Post 7996 and American Legion Auxiliary Post 304 annual scholarship of $400 on Friday, Feb. 27. The scholarship was presented by Dennis and Sheila Pfeiffer. ee is the daughter of George and Leslie Le...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week March 3, 2005 The first annual Palisade Chili Cook-off and Poetry Contest, a library fundraiser, was held Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Smith Building with seven cook-off entries and eight poetry entries. Mike Nothous won both the Jud...
  • Theatre has graced Wauneta’s main street, provided entertainment for over 75 years

    The Chateau Theatre has been one of Wauneta’s main sources of entertainment for many years. It survives with the help of many generous volunteers and sponsors within the community. (Christi Christner | The Wauneta Breeze)   Editor’s Note: Th...