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  • Change in pay schedule coming for county employees

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Aug. 11 Chase County Commissioners meeting included visitors from the Chase County Attorney’s office, county attorney Arlan Wine and Karen Baker. Baker informed the commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette a...
  • Ricketts stops in Ogallala; outlines plan for growth in state

    By Becky Uehling The Grant Tribune-Sentinel   Governor Pete Ricketts’ recipe for growth throughout the State of Nebraska includes becoming more competitive on taxes, cutting regulatory red tape and improving education. Governor Ricketts outli...
  • Sen. Deb Fischer schedules Imperial stop Monday afternoon

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican This month, Nebraska U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer is holding listening sessions in 13 communities across the state. On Monday, one of those stops will be in Imperial. From 2 to 3 p.m. MT, she will be at the Impe...
  • Dermatologist to visit hospital each month

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Dr. Daniel Mosiel of North Platte is a new visiting dermatologist at Chase County Community Hospital. The specialist has been associated with Greater Nebraska Dermatology in North Platte for two years. ...
  • Hendricks Cattle Co. repeats as Ranch Rodeo winners

    The Imperial Auction Market team yokes its steer under the watchful eye of judge Kenny Smith during the Chase County Fair’s Ranch Rodeo. Team members were (left to right) Josh Fanning, Preston Smith, Danny Morris and Jed Doetker. (Diane Stamm | The Wa...
  • Down and dirty with sheep

    The Imperial Auction Market team yokes its steer under the watchful eye of judge Kenny Smith during the Chase County Fair’s Ranch Rodeo. Team members were (left to right) Josh Fanning, Preston Smith, Danny Morris and Jed Doetker. (Diane Stamm | The Wa...
  • Six teachers join Wauneta-Palisade Schools, new year began Wednesday

    Six teachers joined the Wauneta-Palisade Schools teaching staff this week when school started Wednesday. New teachers, from left, include Allison Cliffords–kindergarten, Terra Bishop–sixth grade, Stephanie Malcolm–third grade, Rod Gaston–high sc...
  • Beaver City driver wins fair demo derby

    Wauneta-Palisade students line the arena as WP teacher Chad Cochran takes part in the Aug. 13 Demo Derby at the Chase County Fair. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze Demolition derby driver Mike Stadler o...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week August 18, 2005 Five generations were enjoying getting acquainted at the ElDorado Manor in Trenton when the family gathered  Sunday, Aug. 7. The five generations included mother Sabrina Sandoval of Wiggins, Colo., with baby, Man...
  • Crowd numbers remain strong for 2015 fair

    Judge Brad Bennett, left, the UNL Livestock Judging Coach, gives Mandy Sandoval pointers on setting up her market ewe during the sheep show Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the Chase County Fair. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Russ Pankonin The Waunet...
  • Crowd numbers remain strong for 2015 fair

    Judge Brad Bennett, left, the UNL Livestock Judging Coach, gives Mandy Sandoval pointers on setting up her market ewe during the sheep show Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the Chase County Fair. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Russ Pankonin The Waun...
  • MPCC Imperial Extended Campus fall schedule announced

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The Imperial Campus of Mid-Plains Community College is offering some exciting new classes this fall. Starting soon, the campus will offer Sunday afternoon and evening classes. Imperial Campus coordinator Br...
  • Many blessings contribute to pioneer family’s recognition as Fair parade Grand Marshals

    Jack and Carol Maddux, along with their children and grandchildren, will serve as Grand Marshals of the Chase County Fair parade on Saturday. Pictured here are Carol and Jack, seated, their children include, back from left, Mary (Maddux) Smith, Sandra M...
  • Something for everyone as fair hits its peak

    Seventeen area youths took part in the fair’s 4-H shoot at the Plainsman Rifle and Pistol Club Aug. 4. Above, Jesse Krausnick, Amber Stumpff and Bo O’Neil (right to left) take part in the Annie Oakley shoot. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   B...
  • Marriages to cease at area county courts

    By Becky Uehling The Grant Tribune-Sentinel   Opinions by the United States Supreme Court and the Nebraska Judicial Ethics Committee have resulted in  area county courts no longer performing marriage ceremonies. At the beginning of July, the count...
  • New at fair: Family-friendly ventriloquist, comedy, music show

    David Malmberg will perform three family-friendly ventriloquist  shows at the Chase County Fair this year. (Courtesy Photo)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Chase County Fair Board has added another free family-friendly show to t...
  • School board makes final preparations for new year, school starts next week

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade School board finalized its preparations for the 2015-2016 school year, which starts Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Monday’s regular August meeting. The agenda was packed with 11 agenda items,...
  • Patients want drugs now­—but at what risk?

    By Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service   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 So...
  • Crew begins first step in possible solution for Wauneta’s water issues

    A crew with GeoSpec Drilling of Gretna arrived in Wauneta late Monday night. Tuesday morning the crew, led by Bo Bonn, began drilling a test well which will be used to determine the layers in the soil by Wauneta’s village wells. The test well is the f...
  • Rabies outbreak continues in southwest, central Nebraska

    Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) has confirmed the sixth positive rabies case in southwest Nebraska. “This is the ninth week in a row that we have had to follow-up on a rabies case. The growing number of rabies cases is becoming ...