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  • School hires part time guidance counselor, bookkeeper

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade school board members approved a contract for a new part time guidance counselor and hired a new part time bookkeeper at their regular meeting on Monday afternoon. Cindy Monnahan will come on ...
  • County’s Ag Safety Day nears

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Chase County’s Progressive Agriculture Ag Safety Day for youths is fast approaching. The June 21 event will be held at the fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., when youths will be able to take in an immense am...
  • Lee travels to North Platte and McCook for All-Star games

    WP’s Tailor Lee led the Black team to a 67-43 win with a team high 13 points in Friday’s Mid-Plains Community College All-Star Game. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Tailor Lee continued her busy summer last w...
  • Hospi-riety Show to benefit Chase County Hospital Foundation

    Touted as a “Little Talent Show Featuring Your Friends with a Little Talent,” Imperial Rotary Club’s Hospi-riety Show will feature some acts never seen before and possibly never seen again. Appropriately, the show will be held on Friday the 13th. A...
  • College Notes

    Tayler Nordhausen Doane College has announced students named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2014. Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale to qualify for this academic distinction. Among students named was Tayler Nordhaus...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week June 10, 2004 Palisade has three new businesses: Bargain Center, J.C. Computers and Brock Paints. The Bargain Center’s owners are Bob and Marilyn Top and is the second of two stores opened by the Tops. The other store, Top Notch...
  • Area sees significant rainfall in the past week

    Not only has the rain been good for the crops, cattle are enjoying the benefits also as pastures green up around the area. Time will tell how lasting the benefits will be. The Wauneta area has received 2.55 inches of rain in the past week, though th...
  • Area sees significant rainfall in the past week

    Not only has the rain been good for the crops, cattle are enjoying the benefits also as pastures green up around the area. Time will tell how lasting the benefits will be. The Wauneta area has received 2.55 inches of rain in the past week, though...
  • The 70th Anniversary of D-Day; A day to remember

    By Christi Christner The Wauneta Breeze   Boats, airplanes, guns, men, and lots of ammunition. What do all of these things add up to? War. A three letter word that can majorly alter a country economically, physically, and morally. Without it, this gre...
  • Veterans honored for their service to the country

    A pillow made by members of the Russell, Kan. Builders Club was presented to Richard Greeley, left, of Wauneta by AMVETS Post Commander Loyd Christner. Christner’s granddaughter, Rylee Mooney, was one of the Builders Club members who made the pillows....
  • Lee and Anderjaska take part in CSO All-Star Game

    Wes Anderjaska glides in for a layup between Holdrege’s Jared Karlsen and Arapahoe’s Caden Waverka (right). Anderjaska finished with five points. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Tailor Lee and Wes Ande...
  • New CEO hired for Chase County Community Hospital

    Steve Lewis will begin duties here on July 14   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH) will welcome a new chief executive officer come July 14. Last week, Steve Lewis of Atlantic, Iowa, signed a three-y...
  • BWTelcom offers challenge grant for Chase County Hospital Foundation

    Randy Raile, owner of BW Telcom in Benkelman, has offered a challenge grant of $25,000 to the Chase County Hospital Foundation (CCHF). If the Foundation raises $25,000, BW Telcom will match it with a $25,000 donation. “We were very excited when Randy c...
  • C team begins season with win

    Jon Anderjaska Coach’s Report   On June 2, at their home field, the Wauneta-Palisade C Team boys opened their season with a 5-2 win over the 1-0 St. Francis Indians. The visiting Kansans had beaten Atwood previously. Cord Lee, Lake Reikofski, and ...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week June 3, 2004 Crossroads has been serving the community for nearly 60 years. Cecil Steckman and Vilas Shackelford opened what was then called Plains Oil Company No. 2 in 1946. When it opened Plains Oil was selling regular gas and o...
  • First splashes of the summer

    Sonya Behrends, left, and Kenzie Bardsley, right, were some of the first to splash in the Wauneta Swimming Pool, which opened its doors on Monday, June 2. Nearly 30 swimmers took advantage of the refreshing water at the pool on opening day. Pool manager...
  • First splashes of the summer

    Sonya Behrends, left, and Kenzie Bardsley, right, were some of the first to splash in the Wauneta Swimming Pool, which opened its doors on Monday, June 2. Nearly 30 swimmers took advantage of the refreshing water at the pool on opening day. Pool manag...
  • Good fishing weather at Enders Lake Memorial Day weekend

    Boats were able to launch using two temporary boat ramps at Enders Lake over the holiday weekend. Game and Parks Commission Seasonal Superintendent Beau Licking said there were fewer people water skiing and tubing and more enjoying the good fishing cond...
  • Longtime Wauneta-Palisade teachers say goodbye

    Retiring Wauneta-Palisade teachers Denise Bales, Marilyn Kunkel and Printha Fox finished their final school year last week. (DeAnn Davis | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade schools have some big shoes to f...
  • It’s our responsibility to keep child abuse out of the shadows

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Our children are our future, so why is it that child abuse and neglect so often live in the shadows? I don’t know the answer, but my guess would be fear. Maybe we fear we didn’t see what we thought we saw,...