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  • Academic achievements highlighted during WP Honors Night

    Academic achievement and benchmarks attained throughout the school year were celebrated at Wauneta-Palisade Schools last Monday during Honors Night Activities. The following awards were granted:   Math Awards Algebra 2 — Hayden Pollmann, Jasymn Smi...
  • Skelton signs to play football at Doane

    Wau-Pal senior Colby Skelton has made it official: He’ll be suiting up for the Doane College football team next season. Skelton is pictured with his parents as he signed his letter of intent to continue his gridiron career.Pictured from left, Evelyn S...
  • Sports Lineup

    CSO All-Star Basketball Game Friday in Cambridge Don’t miss what might be the final chance to see WP seniors Chris Bartels, Drew Harris and Ricky Martin on the floor together, when they participate in this year’s CSO All-Star Game in Cambridge. Betha...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Nebraska State Education Association, Gov. Heineman have strain in relationship

    Politics makes strange bed fellows, goes the old saying. That bed fellows aren’t always happy together should be the second part of that axiom. Take the Nebraska State Education Association, for example. The NSEA, known generically as the state teache...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: Buckle up for safety

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   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...
  • Teach kids about safety on Missing Children’s Day

    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. As Attor...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week May 31, 2001 The fourth veterans’ monument at Wauneta’s Riverside Cemetery was dedicated during Memorial Day services. Six members of the Class of 1931 celebrated their 70th reunion during alumni festivities. They were Della ...
  • SW 4 Extension Upcoming Events

    (all times are local time) 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...
  • Local history to be featured Sunday at county museum

    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...
  • Additional bus added to historic Texas Trail-Wild West’ bus tour

    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...
  • Palisade’s Blood Drive rescheduled

    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...
  • Chris Bartels, Colby Skelton awarded Doane College academic scholarships

    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...
  • College Notes

    Autumn Alberts Luke Wright Stacee Wright 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...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: More graduations . . .

    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...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: May 20, 21 and 22

      'Prom' Starring Aimee Teegarden and Thomas McDonell Rated PG 103 Minutes ...
  • Local News Briefs

    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...
  • School musical takes crowd on journey

    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...
  • Buffalo Commons Storytelling Festival to include Texas Trail outing to canyon lands along the Stinking Water and Frenchman

    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...
  • Lauhead Era coming to a close

    Longtime Wauneta-Palisade basketball coach steps down after more than three decades By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze One of the most decorated coaches in Wauneta-Palisade history is calling it quits. Roger Lauhead is stepping down after his 20th co...
  • Keno revenue to help fund theatre, pool equipment

    BWTelcom commits $45,000 for conversion to digital projection system needed to keep Chateau Theatre viable By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s Chateau Theatre took another major step toward securing the needed funds to replace its outdated ...