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  • Incumbent filing deadline Tuesday

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Most incumbents must file for election at the County Clerk’s office by Tuesday, even if they wish to file for a different office. New filers have a bit longer, until March 3, 2014. Nearly all county seat...
  • Hearings on school absenteeism, juvenile justice issues held

    Letter Back Home By Senator Mark Christensen   We had a hearing on two amendments this last week in the Judiciary Committee regarding school absenteeism and juvenile justice issues. We have literally come full circle on the school absenteeism issue a...
  • School board votes to raise teachers’ base pay by $500

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   School board members reached an agreement with the Wauneta-Palisade teacher’s union at their regular February meeting held Monday night at the Wauneta Attendance Center. The school board approved a contra...
  • Volunteers still needed for Mercy Meals of Southwest Nebraska’s “Feed the Philippines” event in Imperial next weekend

    (Breeze File Photo)   278 more volunteers needed to package meals in Imperial next weekend   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Those who want to make a difference in the lives of others have an opportunity to do so next weeken...
  • Roonie’s Place celebrates 30 years of business in Wauneta

    Roonie’s Place opened after Jo Arenz made a joking comment at Thanksgiving dinner 30 years ago. Today, she’s still providing floral arrangements, balloons and gifts in the Wauneta area. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) By Sheri Hink-Wag...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 12, 2004 Palisade American Legion Auxiliary President Helen Miller presented pins of service to several members at the Feb. 3 meeting. Recipients present were Leveta Sailors and Mary Post, 55 years; Sue Horn, 35 years; Eva...
  • School board votes to raise teachers’ base pay by $500

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   School board members reached an agreement with the Wauneta-Palisade teacher’s union at their regular February meeting held Monday night at the Wauneta Attendance Center. The school board approved a cont...
  • College Notes: Bethany Riener, Chris Bartels

    Bethany Riener and Chris Bartels are among those listed on Hastings College’s Dean’s List for its fall 2013 semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 to 4.0, on a 4.0 scale, and be registered fo...
  • Christi Christner named McCook National Bank Student of the Month

    Christi Christner accepted her MNB Student of the Month plaque, gift certificate and giant cookie on Friday. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   McCook National Bank announced Christi Christner of Wauneta-Palisade High School as an MNB Student o...
  • Roonie’s Place celebrates 30 years of business in Wauneta

    Roonie’s Place opened after Jo Arenz made a joking comment at Thanksgiving dinner 30 years ago. Today, she’s still providing floral arrangements, balloons and gifts in the Wauneta area. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) By Sheri Hink-Wa...
  • WP wrestlers ready for Districts this week at NPSP

    Gage Crowell finished the regular season with a 17-14 record after Saturday’s Southwest Invite. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Gage Crowell wrapped up the Wauneta-Palisade regular season wrestling sche...
  • Lady Broncos split games, two remain on schedule

    Nicole Strand (35) and Cameo Rector (13) battle a Medicine Valley player for the rebound. The Lady Broncos are 12-8 with two games remaining on the schedule. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Pa...
  • Broncos drop games to Medicine Valley and Sutherland

    Tyler Davis drives to the basket Thursday during the Broncos’ loss to Medicine Valley. Also pictured is Wes Anderjaska. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball teams fell...
  • Election filings trickle in at the Chase County Clerk’s office

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   It’s been a slow week at the Chase County Clerk’s office for election filers. As of Tuesday afternoon, the only new filings for local offices were Bill Bischoff, who filed for re-election to the Wauneta...
  • Christensen gets pushback on several water-related bills

    Letter Back Home By Senator Mark Christensen   Well, the month of January is gone, along with 17 days of the 2014 Legislative Session. We had a busy week of hearings—six of my bills were heard in their committees. Two of these bills, LB686 and LB71...
  • Lady Broncos end RPAC tournament with fourth place finish

    Abbie Fanning splits the Eagles’ defense with a bounce pass to Tailor Lee (15). Also pictured for WP is Sydnee Harchelroad (12). (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Lady Broncos finishe...
  • Broncos finish RPAC tourney with loss to Maywood

    Lorenzo Cavanaugh squares up for a long range shot during the RPAC tournament. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Bronco Boys rounded out the RPAC Basketball Tournament Jan. 28 with a 50...
  • Crowell goes 4-1, places second at Arapahoe Invitational

    Gage Crowell (top), pinned Joey Hoblyn-Hill of SEM in their first round match Saturday at Arapahoe. Crowell got the pin in all four of his wins. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade’s wres...
  • Final Keystone XL report: No major boost in greenhouse gasses

    REPORT: The U.S. State Department released its final environmental report Friday on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline that would cross America. The report found the pipeline would not significantly affect greenhouse gas emissions. (Courtesy photo) ...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 5, 2004 B-K Mini Storage, LLC is nearing completion in east Wauneta. There are nine walk-in units along with 14 drive in units. Wauneta-Palisade Bronco girls and boys basketball teams repeated as double champions at the G...