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  • Dr. Grow steps down as medical director at Heritage of Wauneta

    Dr. Paul Grow and his wife, Linda, have been making the long drive to Heritage of Wauneta ever since their move to Minden. But this month, he made the hard decision to resign his position of Medical Director for the care home, announced Lisa Kisinger, fac...
  • New water master appointed in Nebraska/Kansas water dispute

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court appointed a special water master to address ongoing differences between Nebraska and Kansas on Republican River Basin water use. The two states entered into non-binding arbi...
  • Water funding bill clears hurdle

    Telephone conference report to Palisade, Grant on Tuesday, April 5 By Jan Rahn The Grant Tribune Sentinel   In its 57th day of the 90-day session, the Nebraska Legislature was facing a busy day Tuesday, as outlined by Senator Mark Christensen of Impe...
  • Counterfeit $20 bill used in Enders

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   A counterfeit $20 bill was used in Enders last week, but the Chase County Sheriff’s Office has little to go on. Ron Schoenberger, who owns Laker’s, said he knew right away it was counterfeit when a store c...
  • WP girls take 8 medals, tie for 5th at Sutherland Invite

    Bronco boys finish last at meet with 3 medals By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The first track meet of the season yielded different results for the Wauneta-Palisade boys and girls track teams. Six girls combined to take eight medals at last Satur...
  • Junior high track season now underway

    Track season has arrived for the Wauneta-Palisade junior high track team. Members of the team include, at front, Cody Barret. Behind Barret, from left, Christian Valdiviezo, Joseph Sramek, Paul Behrends and Austin Hicks. Third row from left, Stephanie A...
  • Sports Lineup

    District music competition coming up on Thursday, April 14 Wau-Pal’s concert band and mixed chorus singers travel to McCook in one week to compete against area schools in the district music competition. The event is held at the McCook High School audit...
  • Bischoff, Hamilton heading to FBLA State Conference

    Wauneta-Palisade FBLA students Jenae Bischoff, left, and Shelby Hamilton hit the road to Omaha this week to participate in the State Leadership Conference. The two future business leaders will be busy practicing job interviewing skills, listening to spe...
  • Wauneta-Palisade schools announce honor roll students

    Third Quarter Honor Roll   7th Grade: Ellie Lee 4.0, Cameo Rector, Paul Behrends, Stephanie Acosta, Cheyenne Cavanaugh. 8th Grade: Hannah Nordhausen 4.0, Nicole Strand 4.0, Leiauna Alberts, Christi Christner. Freshmen Class: Wes Anderjaska, Tailor...
  • W-P students compete at NPCC Inter-High /Tech Skills competitions

    North Platte Community College hosted its annual Inter-High Scholastic Competition and TECH-Knowledge & Skills Discovery Day last Wednesday at the North and South Campuses of the college. Students from 30 area schools took more than 800 tests during ...
  • Scholarship essay contest open to high school seniors interested in health career

    Up to $1,000 in scholarship money is being offered by McCook Community Hospital, and funded by Community Hospital Health Foundation, to any high school senior interested in pursuing a health career or any career within a healthcare setting. Entries will ...
  • ‘Jump start Your College Career’ seminars offered in Imperial, Ogallala

    High school students, parents and non-traditional students who are considering going to college have an opportunity to jump start their college careers by attending a two-evening seminar offered by Mid-Plains Community College and Wells Fargo Bank. Night...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: April is Donate Life Month

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   I want to highlight an important cause this week. April is Donate Life Month, which presents an opportunity to reflect on one of the most selfless gifts a person and a family can give… life. Donate Life Month is...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Sen. Fischer rallying support in case of ‘Concrete versus kids’

    Taking one issue with another there has usually been peace between two important interest groups, those being the Nebraska State Education Association and the business community at large. With some notable exceptions, it seems to some observers (includin...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week April 12, 2001 Rick and Cindy Einspahr and Kayla and Esther Einspahr spent the weekend in Crete where they visited Rogan and Jennifer Einspahr and Brad Jenny and attended the Collegiate Chorale performance on Palm Sunday. Rogan is...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: April 1, 2 and 3

      Battle: Los Angeles Starring Aaron Eckhart, Ramon Rodriguez and Cory Hardrict Rated PG-13 117 minutes...
  • Spring snow Mother Nature’s idea of an early April Fool’s Day prank?

    Winter officially clocked out last week but Mother Nature, of course, will have the final say on when spring truly begins. Snow and icy drizzle blanketed the area Monday thru Wednesday, creating challenging driving conditions. While the cold, wet snow...
  • Local News Briefs

    Park Clean-up Day coming up Saturday A call has gone out for all community volunteers to report for duty at the Wauneta Park this Saturday for the annual park clean-up day. Beginning at 9 a.m. MT community members will be on hand to clear away trash and...
  • WVFD tests rescue tools

    Wauneta Volunteer Fireman Brian O’Neil, above at left, uses cutting equipment to carve through the frame of a Ford Escort, as part of the WVFD’s demonstration of new rescue tools. The WVFD has tested two sets of rescue tools — also known as the Ja...
  • Rural Fire District formation paves way for significant equipment upgrades over the years

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Over the course of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department’s history two developments proved critical in moving the department forward into the top-notch organization it is today. First, after much prompting and a ...