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  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Nov. 25, 26, 27 - Puss in Boots

    Showing this weekend at the Chateau Theatre Nov. 25, 26, 27   Puss in Boots in 3D An animated action/adventure featuring the voices of: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis Rated PG This week's movie is sponsored by Liewer Funer...
  • Vetter Health Services taking purchase offer under consideration

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Village officials report that Vetter Health Services appeared “very receptive” to an offer by the Village of Wauneta to purchase Heritage of Wauneta. Village board members Page Johnston and Tony Cribelli travelle...
  • It’s 6-man football for the next 2 years for the Broncos

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Low enrollment numbers and dwindling options left Wauneta-Palisade School officials little choice in setting a direction for the high school football team. School board members voted last week to notify the Nebraska ...
  • Witt pleads guilty to Pioneer Credit Union robbery

    A McCook man was set for sentencing after pleading guilty to robbing a credit union in Palisade last April. Joel Witt, 36, pleaded guilty to bank robbery and brandishing a firearm in connection with a crime of violence in U.S. District Court in Lincoln o...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Breeze to print early & close for Thanksgiving; New fee for 3D glasses at theatre

    Theatre to initiate fee for 3D glasses this weekend If you want to see “The Three Musketeers” in 3D this weekend, you will need to bring an extra dollar. Starting this week the Chateau Theatre will start charging $1 per pair of glasses for 3D glasse...
  • New teachers join faculty at WP

    By Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   There are four new faces among the faculty members at Wauneta-Palisade Schools for the 2011-12 school year — Justin Bernhardt, Patti Holmberg, Betsy Johanson and Janessa Wood. This week Breeze readers will have a ...
  • BWTelcom refusing broadcasters’ demands to increase fees and rates

    BWTelcom will soon enter into retransmission negotiations with ABC, NBC and CBS to determine the rate that BWTelcom will need to pay for the right to carry off air channels such as ABC Channel 6 Hayes Center, NBC Channel 8 Oberlin, Kan., as well as Channe...
  • Letter to the Editor: Tea Party kudos; Faith vs Works

    Tea Party people are wide awake I’m so thankful that we still have the right to freely express an opinion. I disagree with the piece written by Bureau Chief Quinlan. She says … her quote “Tea Party people are just plain dumb.” Tea Party people ...
  • Nebraska’s pipeline legislation has little room for error

    Capitol Commentary By Charlie Litton Nebraska News Service   When the first two weeks of the Nebraska Legislature’s special pipeline session drew to a close, it remained difficult to guess what the end result will be of all this bickering. But com...
  • Gov. Heinemann: Pipeline re-routing a common sense solution for Nebraska

    Gov. Dave Heineman today at a media availability made the following comments regarding recent developments of the Keystone XL Pipeline: Just a few days ago, I said that the U.S. Department of State decision to undertake an “in-depth assessment of poten...
  • Emma Skelton named RPAC All-Conference

      Emma Skelton was named on the RPAC All-Conference honorable mention list as a setter. Skelton is a junior at Wauneta-Palisade schools. She is the daughter of Troy and Evelyn Skelton of Wauneta. The entire RPAC All-Coference list for the west divis...
  • Exhibition basketball games set for Saturday, Nov. 26, in Wauneta

    Saturday Nov. 26 NSAA Jamboree The basketball season starts with a girls and boys varsity exhibition play at the NSAA Jamboree in Wauneta. The money raised at the event will help support the NSAA Hall of Fame. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. MT/6:30 p.m...
  • Local hunters “Bag” big bucks

    Duane Dinnel of Wauneta nabbed this 6x9 mule deer.   Daniel Gardner of Wauneta shot this monster 8x7 mule deer.   Logan and Chris Jussel of Imperial managed this 5x9 mule deer....
  • Veterans Day: A Time to Reflect

    Veterans of all ages were honored during a Veterans Day luncheon and program held last week in Palisade. Above, World War II veteran Viron Baxter stands next to Army National Guard trainee Donald Hunt as they salute the flag during the dinner held in ...
  • One-act team’s ‘Penny Dreadfuls’ delights crowd during National Education Week

    A full-house was on hand last week for the Wauneta-Palisade one-act team’s dessert theater performance of “The Penny Dreadfuls.” Those in attendance were delighted with the play, declaring it one of the best one-act efforts in years. Above, a pa...
  • New storage units now in place

    A sharp new building now sits at the corner of Arapahoe and Kiowa Streets offering additional storage rental space in Wauneta. The Robert Hohl family completed finishing touches this week after a crew from Iowa worked to get the building erected last we...
  • Western romance published by area author

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican “I was mowing the lawn—it’s my peace and quiet time—and it just came to me.” Writing her first published contemporary western romance wasn’t really that easy for Rachel Gloy Ervin of Ogallala. “Under...
  • Leanne Hunt receives Customer Service Person of the Year Award

    Wauneta Chamber President Page Johnston, left, announced Monday that Leanne Hunt, right, has been selected as the winner of the Customer Service Person of the Year Award. Leanne received words of praise for the work she does as an employee at Valley Ban...
  • Amtrak expresses thanks for emergency response

    By Jason Frederick Benkelman Post Emergency responders, Dundy County Stratton school and Benkelman city Administrators, Amtrak and Burlington Northern Santa Fe train officials filled the high school gym in Benkelman last Tuesday, Nov. 8. Many of the sa...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Nov. 22, 2001 2000 Wauneta-Palisade graduates David Wolcott and Marty Wheeler are the newest recipients of the American FFA Degree. Wolcott, along with parents, Kim and Lisa Wolcott, made the trip to Louisville, Ky., to receive hi...