By Nebraska Governor
With Memorial Day approaching and the start of the summer travel season, I want to urge every single Nebraskan to buckle up every time you get into a vehicle.
Whether we are running an errand, picking up kids from...
By Jon Bruning
Nebraska Attorney General
Every year, an estimated 800,000 American children are reported missing - more than 2,000 children every day. As a parent of two beautiful kids, this statistic is both heartbreaking and frightening.
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For more information on any of these events contact your local Extension Office.
May 26—Curtis Youth Animal Science Field Day NCTA.
June 2—Imperial Sheep and Hog Tag Day 9:00-11:00 a.m. CT.
June 3—All Counties All...
On Sunday, May 29, the Chase County Museum will feature Charley Colton’s collection of postcards and collectibles from the Chase County area.
Colton began his postcard collection about seven years ago, with emphasis on Chase County. Two years ago, he n...
Because of the interest in this year’s Buffalo Commons Storytelling Festival Wild West Bus Tour — which will include a tour of the canyon lands of the Republican River and Frenchman and Stinking Water Creeks — officials have added a second bus which...
The Palisade Blood Drive has been rescheduled due to a shortage of Red Cross staff.
The Palisade Blood that had been scheduled for May 24 has been rescheduled for Monday, June 20, 2011, from 12:30 to 6 p.m. CT at the Palisade Auxiliary Hall.
Mark this c...
Doane College recently announced 2011 high-school graduates who were offered Doane College scholarships in recognition of superior academic performance.
Chris Bartels and Colby Skelton, graduating seniors at Wauneta-Palisade High School, have been named...
Autumn Alberts, Luke Wright and Stacee Wright were among students who qualified for the spring 2011 academic honors lists at Chadron State College.
A total of 529 students were named to the academic honors list...
By Nola Straub
Graduations are fun? We were off to another graduation last week. This one for grandson Shawn in Kaycee, Wyo. David fixed his prime rib dinner. Next year when school starts they will have an empty nest except for holidays and a few week en...
Starring Aimee Teegarden and Thomas McDonell
Palisade’s Village-Wide Garage Sales Saturday
It will be a bargain hunter’s hey-day Saturday when Palisade community members kick off their Village-Wide Garage Sales at 7 a.m. MT/8 a.m. CT this Saturday, May 21.
Garage sale flyers identifying garage...
Brothers Grimm fairy tales were relived last weekend when Wauneta-Palisade students performed ‘Into the Woods, Jr.’ for this year’s high school musical. Shown at the Wauneta gymnasium on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the musical intertwines sever...
McCook’s 2011 Buffalo Commons Storytelling Festival will kick off with a pair of events hosted by McCook Community College including a “Wild West Bus Tour” and western dance lessons at the Fox Theatre.
Those who sign up can ride the Texas Trail wit...
Wauneta-Palisade Schools promoted this group of 11 eighth graders to high school on Monday as part of Honors Night actitivies. Members of the WP Class of 2015 include, front row from left, Tom McGraw, Christopher Carl, Tyler Knotts, Austin Hicks and Chr...
Telephone conference report to Palisade, Grant on Tuesday, May 17
By Jan Rahn
The Grant Tribune Sentinel
Over-booked for the morning, Sen. Mark Christensen did a quick 20-minute run-down on the status of a few bills in the Nebraska Legislature duri...
Preschoolers from Kristy Vapenik’s class perform the “Bumble Bee Song” during last Tuesday’s Elementary Spring Concert at the Wauneta gymnasium. Pictured at front from left are Hailea Baker, Ryleigh McCrumb and Mandy Sandoval. At back from left,...
Bronco boys not quite as lucky
By Josh Sumner
The Wauneta Breeze
A trio of Wauneta-Palisade girls are heading to Omaha this weekend for a chance to take home state gold, following solid performances at last Wednesday’s D-9 District Track Meet in ...
State track meet set for this weekend in Omaha
A trio of Bronco track and field athletes head to Omaha tomorrow (Friday) for a chance to win a state medal. Here is a closer look at the start times for each WP qualifier and event:
Abbie Fanning will ...
Their “Into the Woods” play was outstanding. Each person played their part exceptionally well, and were well-prepared by their teachers, Aaron and Sara Behrends.
We have exceptional talent in our schools. If you didn’t see this production, you miss...
Local governments haven’t fared well in the 2011 Legislature when it comes to money issues.
First, lawmakers completely did away with direct aid to cities, counties and natural resources districts. That cut, at the behest of Gov. Dave Heineman, cost th...