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  • Bronco basketball girls close rebuilding season with winning record at 13-10

    The Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team takes to the floor at Hershey for introductions ahead of their district final matchup with Ansley Feb. 24. The Bronco girls fell short in their bid for a state tourney berth, closing their season at 13-10 after...
  • WP boys take record to 11-11 during 2011-12 campaign

    Two Wau-Pal seniors — Reese West, at left, and Bo Fanning — saw their high school basketball careers come to a close during subdistricts. The Bronco boys closed their 2011-12 season at 11-11. By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Statistically sp...
  • $5,185 needed to meet nursing home goal; village board discusses purchase of home

      Several area residents were present at last week’s special meeting of the Village board to discuss the purchase of Heritage of Wauneta from Vetter Health Services.   By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The extreme generosity from individual...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Mar. 14, 2002 Utilities Superintendent Kelly Doetker and co-worker Jayden Maris are working on installing the new street signs throughout Wauneta as temperatures warm up. Former Wauneta third grade teacher Donna Applegarth was re...
  • Feeding the flock. . .

    By Nola Straub Feeding the Flock could mean preaching, farm chores, or cooking for the family. When the sons and families come home it is like feeding a flock. Tax season is here so family will probably have to be making the dreaded income tax trip here...
  • Hughes scholarships offered

    The Herbert J. Hughes Memorial Trust will give two $500 scholarships to seniors residing in Chase or Dundy County or graduating from Imperial, Wauneta or Benkelman High Schools. The applicants must pursue advanced education in an agriculture related fiel...
  • Jessica Long, Benjamin Johnson

    Jessica Long and Benjamin Johnson, both of Lincoln, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Jim and Annette Long of Wauneta and Bub and Joan Johnson of Lincoln. Grandparents of the couple are Violet Long of Wauneta, Patt...
  • Nursing home fundraising effort tops $195,000; Staff, residents feel positive about their future

    Nursing home staff and residents gather around the nursing station. Pictured here (left to right) are Sam Sutherland, Erma Kitt, Lisa Kisinger, Stacy Troutman and Lucille McBride. According to Kisinger, Heritage of Wauneta nursing home administrator, ...
  • Wauneta Senior Center serves entire community

    Sixty-five area residents gathered at the Wauneta Senior Center Sunday for their monthly Sunday dinner. The monthly Sunday dinners and pancake feeds are the senior center’s main fundraising activities. By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The c...
  • Fourth candidate now in race for county commissioner

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   About the only local office seeing a lot of real interest this election season is the District 1 county commissioner seat. A fourth filing for the office was received at the county clerk’s office this week. ...
  • WP home to some fantastic spellers

    Courtesy PhotoWP ribbon-winning spellers are (left to right) Ben Anderjaska, Olivia Behrends, Cord Lee, Zoey Boos, Caleb Meston and Reagan Skow.   By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   Last week Wauneta-Palisade first through sixth graders participa...
  • Keystone pipeline issue not going away

    By Mark Christensen State Sen. 44th District   At the Legislature this week we will begin full day debate on the floor. The Speaker of the Legislature released his priority bills and I was pleased to find out that my bill, LB 1125, was chosen as one o...
  • Boys basketball season comes to a crushing end with a 53-54 score against Medicine Valley

    Hayden Pollmann goes up for a shot against the Medicine Valley Raiders. Pollmann scored five of the team’s first 10 points. By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team saw its season end in bizarre fashion T...
  • WP Fifth and Sixth grade teams participate in Bronco Booster Tournament

    The Bronco Boosters’ fifth and sixth grade tournament brought area teams to Wauneta last Sunday. At center Jayden Ingold (in white) fights to get the ball during the Wauneta-Palisade v. Imperial #2 game. Participating schools included Wauneta-Palis...
  • WP Girls basketball ends at district finals last Friday night

    Wauneta-Palisade’s Tailor Lee goes down the court to a make a shot during last Friday’s game against the Ansley Warriors. By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team members knew they would have their hand...
  • Wauneta Senior Center serves entire community

    Sixty-five area residents gathered at the Wauneta Senior Center Sunday for their monthly Sunday dinner. The monthly Sunday dinners and pancake feeds are the senior center’s main fundraising activities. By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The cha...
  • Fourteen WP students chosen for Sing Around Nebraska

    WP fifth and sixth grade choir students auditioned to participate in the SAN honor choir held last Saturday in Hershey.  Participating students included (Front from left) Jayden Ingold, Destiny Matthews, Shanel Barnard, and Shayna Buker. (Middle from l...
  • Nursing home fundraising effort tops $195,000; Staff, residents feel positive about their future

    Nursing home staff and residents gather around the nursing station. Pictured here (left to right) are Sam Sutherland, Erma Kitt, Lisa Kisinger, Stacy Troutman and Lucille McBride. According to Kisinger, Heritage of Wauneta nursing home administrator, th...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week March 7, 2002 A snowstorm hit the region over the weekend with over five inches of snow and temps -4 degrees below zero. Schools were closed on Friday due to the storm. Esther Einspahr returned Sunday from Portales, N.M., where s...
  • “Jesus in the Passover” to be held at Hamlet Union Church March 26

    Jesus’ last supper was actually a Jewish Passover. Vladimir Mitnitsky of Jews for Jesus will recreate the traditional Passover Service and explain how it foreshadowed Jesus’ death and resurrection in a presentation called “Jesus in the Passover” a...