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  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: June 3, 4 and 5

      'Thor' Starring Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins and Natalie Portman Rated PG-13 115 Minutes ...
  • In Service of Their Country

    Nation pauses to remember those who answered call of duty Across America Monday, the nation paused to pay respect to the country’s veterans in Memorial Day services, including several in southwest Nebraska. Representatives from the Wauneta American...
  • Keiser to WP graduates: You come from a special place

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Aaron Keiser, a Class of 2004 Wauneta-Palisade graduate, was the keynote speaker at this year’s Wau-Pal graduation and commencement ceremony on Saturday. Though he’s still early into his adult life, Keiser posse...
  • School’s out for summer!

    Wauneta-Palisade elementary students traded in pencils and books for swings and water guns when they visited the city park to celebrate the last day of school last Thursday. The day at the park served as a back-up plan after the annual Elementary Field D...
  • Memorial Day services at Riverside Cemetery

    Pastor Greg Stuckwisch delivers the message at Wauneta’s Riverside Cemetery Memorial Day services Monday as Colby Skelton looks on. Now in uniform as a member of the Army National Guard, Skelton was in charge of raising and lowing the flag to half mas...
  • ‘Water Balance’ report to be presented at URNRD June 9

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Findings of a wide-ranging report on the relationship between water availability and uses across the entire Republican River Basin will be presented during next week’s NRD meeting in Imperial Tuesday, June 7...
  • Wauneta man arrested last week in connection with shooting incident

    An arrest has been made in a shooting incident which occurred earlier this month in Wauneta. James McNab, 33, of Wauneta was arrested last week in connection with the alleged shooting incident. On Sunday, May 22, at approximately 11:40 a.m., the Chase ...
  • Reflections, memories shared at Alumni Banquet

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Sixty-six Wauneta and Wauneta-Palisade graduates joined to reflect on their times as high school friends during this year’s Wauneta/Wauneta-Palisade Alumni Banquet, with the honored class being those that ended in...
  • Christensen gets bills passed on gun rights and foster parent issues

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial, who represents the 44th districts, took some time Friday to reflect back on the accomplishments of this year’s legislative session. During the 90-day session, Christensen...
  • Benkelman’s Lutz joins Breeze team

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Breeze has a new staff member in the mix, with Taylor Lutz, of Benkelman, joining the news team. Lutz, who currently attends the University of Nebraska Wesleyan in Lincoln, will work as a part-time writ...
  • WP’s Martin takes MVP at Cambridge CSO All-Star game

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   One game was close, while one wasn’t at all. But at the conclusion of both the girls and boys games of the Cambridge CSO All-Star basketball games, two things were consistent: The West team was the winner, and a ...
  • Twelve teams competing in co-ed softball

    Games start Monday By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   The co-ed softball league including Imperial and Wauneta teams will see an increase in participation this summer. League coordinator Denise Smith of Imperial said 12 teams have registered f...
  • Sports Lineup

    Girls softball Tuesday, June 7 Head to the Wauneta softball diamond next week to catch a trio of home games for the WP girls. Action starts at 6 p.m. MT/7 p.m. CT when the C-Team hosts Atwood. A double header for the B-Team will follow immediately after ...
  • Winner of Otis “Knotty”Knotwell 3-Man Scramble determined in playoff

    Three teams ended play knotted at 67 in the Otis “Knotty” Knotwell Memorial Senior 3-Man Scramble held at the Enders Lake Golf Course. The team of Jim Knotwell, Rick Einspahr and Art Luhrs won the playoff on the second hole. Tying for second and third...
  • SCORE camp starting soon

    Registration is continuing for the SCORE (Science Camps Offer Rewarding Education) in Imperial. Director Marla Smith said the grade 5-6 camp is full, but applications are still being taken for the grade 1-2 and 3-4 camps. Final registration is June 6 at C...
  • TAYLOR'S TIDBITS: Providing, inspiring what’s divine about The Show

    Open. Like a room without furniture. But the only echoes you hear in these spaces are from the wind. Flat. Like freshly laid cement. Yet nothing is man-made about this land unless you count the occasional irrigation systems sprinkled upon the raw. Ther...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Legislative session concludes without major political bloodshed

    It could have been worse! In fact, it could have been a lot worse. The 2011 Legislature came and went. There were no increases in the state sales and income tax rates. Facing a potential revenue shortfall of up to $1 billion, lawmakers cut funding for...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: Get out and explore Nebraska with 2011 Passport

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   This is a good time to make plans to explore Nebraska, and the 2011 Nebraska Passport is a good way to get started. The passport program highlights Nebraska’s unique attractions and offers travelers a range of ac...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week June 7, 2001 Twenty new planters have been placed on main street by the Wauneta Chamber and merchants, continuing with ongoing beautification projects by the Chamber. Landscaping at the main street gazebo continues and a vinyl fen...
  • Final registration approaches for SCORE

    If your child or grandchild is planning to attend SCORE (Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences), mark your calendar for the final registration date. Any child enrolled in SCORE should attend registration June 6 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Chase County...