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  • Chris Young to headline county fair’s Saturday night concert

    Courtesy photos By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Award winner Chris Young will headline this year’s Chase County Fair Country concert Saturday, Aug. 16. Special guest Courtney Cole will open for Young as part of the fair’s conc...
  • Chris Young to headline county fair’s Saturday night concert

    Courtesy photos By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Award winner Chris Young will headline this year’s Chase County Fair Country concert Saturday, Aug. 16. Special guest Courtney Cole will open for Young as part of the fair’s conc...
  • Cooley faces federal charges

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Richard E. Cooley of Wauneta was charged with two federal child pornography charges in an indictment returned on March 20. The indictment charged Cooley with two counts–receipt of child pornography and p...
  • Time running out on Christensen’s priority bill, LB 390

    Amended LB 1098 advanced to final reading   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   After looking over Tuesday’s agenda for the Legislature, Sen. Mark Christen- sen said time’s running out on getting his priority bill passed this ses...
  • Chamber welcomes Bruce Kramer Farms as new member

    Bruce Kramer Farms is the newest member of the Wauneta Chamber. President Rod Keiser, right, presented Mandi Kramer of Bruce Kramer Farms with a clear dollar of profit at the Chamber’s April meeting held Monday night. Businesses interested in joining ...
  • USDA officially announces sign-up date for farmer, rancher disaster assistance programs

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Monday that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, reestablished and strengthened by the 2014 Farm Bill, beginning Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Quick implementation of the program...
  • Track teams traveled to Sutherland for invite

    Tailor Lee winds up to throw the discus at Sutherland. The senior finished fifth in the discus and fourth in the shot put. (DeAnn Davis | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade track teams had another pl...
  • Three Broncos place, WP takes first in division at NPCC Inter-High Day

    Brooklyn Nordhausen, Hayden Pollmann and Christi Christner placed at the NPCC Inter-High Day. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   North Platte Community College hosted its annual Inter-High Scholastic Competition and TECH-Knowledge & Skill...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week April 8, 2004 Scouts of Troop 1 held their Blue and Gold Banquet Saturday evening which also included the pinewood derby races. Members of the different packs raced against each other and then winners of each pack raced. The ov...
  • Planning Commission forwards revised zoning ordinance to Village Board

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Planning Commission met Monday night to review revisions to the Village’s zoning ordinances which would allow storage buildings to be built on empty lots and change the set back requirements...
  • Planning Commission forwards revised zoning ordinance to Village Board

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Planning Commission met Monday night to review revisions to the Village’s zoning ordinances which would allow storage buildings to be built on empty lots and change the set back requirements i...
  • “Heaven is for Real” movie opens nationwide next week

    Actors portraying the Burpo family sit around the kitchen table in a scene from the film. (Courtesy Photo)   Film opens in Chase County, nationwide April 16   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   In less than a week, the nationwide op...
  • “Heaven is for Real” movie opens nationwide next week

    Actors portraying the Burpo family sit around the kitchen table in a scene from the film. (Courtesy Photo) Film opens in Chase County, nationwide April 16   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   In less than a week, the nationwide op...
  • Rollover accident claims life of Dundy County-Stratton student

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Dundy County Stratton junior Christopher Kirby, 17, of Benkelman was driving to the hospital in Imperial Friday afternoon, April 4, to see his mother who had given birth to a new baby. Tragically, he ne...
  • Rollover accident claims life of Dundy County-Stratton student

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Dundy County Stratton junior Christopher Kirby, 17, of Benkelman was driving to the hospital in Imperial Friday afternoon, April 4, to see his mother who had given birth to a new baby. Tragically, he neve...
  • Wauneta’s annual park cleanup set for next weekend

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Village of Wauneta and the Wauneta Park Committee have scheduled the annual Wauneta Park clean up day for Saturday, April 12. The clean-up will begin at 9 a.m. MT and conclude at noon MT. The Wauneta G...
  • AG candidate Brian Buescher makes campaign stop in Imperial

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Republican Brian Buescher (pronounced Bisher), a farm boy who grew up in Deweese, wants to be Nebraska’s next attorney general. Buescher made a campaign swing through the western portion of the 3rd Dist...
  • Correctional system reforms

    Letter Back Home By Senator Mark Christensen   After today (Thursday) only five legislative days remain in the 60-day 2014 legislative session. Moreover, several bills hit the floor of the Unicameral for their first round of debate. So, this week I w...
  • Broncos open season at Perkins Co., Cambridge

    Landon Jutten cleared 5’2” Saturday at the Don Stine Invitational and earned third place. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade track teams kicked off the season with meets last week at...
  • Four place at Inter-High Day Scholastic Competition

    Arapahoe, Southwest and Mullen high schools claimed the three top academic honors Wednesday at McCook Community College’s Inter-high day academic competition. Arapahoe was the winner in Division One, Dundy County-Stratton was second and McCook finished...