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  • Broncs fall a TD short of upending Wallace Wildcats

    Wes Anderjaska, No. 9, clears a path for Bo Fanning as the Bronco senior runs the ball into the endzone for the opening score of the Bronco match-up against the Wildcats. Despite leading 29-16 at the half, the Broncs came up short in the end with Wallac...
  • Wau-Pal netters push Wallace to 5 sets

    Emma Skelton puts the ball into play for Sydnee Harchelroad (No. 2) and Jonee Maris (No. 12) against Wallace as Abbie Fanning looks on from the back row. Skelton was the leading setter for the Broncs against the Wildcats, putting up 15 kills assists on ...
  • Tremendous outpouring of support shown during this year’s Cancer Walk

      By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze Wauneta’s streets buzzed with energy Saturday morning as scores of walkers marched together in support of area cancer survivors and in memory of loved ones who lost their lives to cancer during Chase County Comm...
  • Efforts to transfer Heritage ownership gain support

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Feedback from consultants indicate community volunteers and the Wauneta Village Board are on the right track with their efforts to seek ownership of Heritage of Wauneta. These efforts were launched earlier this year...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Breeze award; Pumpkin Run; Fire call; Harvest driving tips

    Breeze wins national award in photography The Wauneta Breeze won an honorable mention award for sports photography in the National Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The Breeze award was in the non-daily division for papers with a circu...
  • ‘I Want That’ reopens at new locale

    Kim Libby-Ramage, above left, assisting customer Liz Noler of Wauneta, saw a banner day of business on Saturday when she reopened her general merchandise store, “I Want That,” at its new location. The store, which features a wide array of items ...
  • ‘I Want That’ reopens at new locale

      Kim Libby-Ramage, above left, assisting customer Liz Noler of Wauneta, saw a banner day of business on Saturday when she reopened her general merchandise store, “I Want That,” at its new location. The store, which features a wide array of item...
  • Love Those Broncos!

    Win, lose or draw, Wauneta-Palisade fans love those Broncos! The broad-base of fan support was on full display during last week’s Homecoming pep rally, held on Wauneta’s main street with the entire K-12 student body and staff on hand joined, by a ...
  • WP Homecoming 2011

    The Bronco cheerleaders get the crowd pumped up during the pep rally, including from left, Tayler Nordhausen, Leiauna Alberts, Alondra Almanza, Raven Walters and Cassidy Rathe.     Members of the Wauneta-Palisade pep band show their school spirit...
  • Wauneta-Palisade Homecoming Royalty crowned

    Reese West and Renae Gardner, at center, were crowned Homecoming king and queen Friday night in Wauneta. First attendants, at left, were Jonee Maris and Bo Fanning. Second attendants, at right, were Melinda Stretch and Brett Klima. Kindergarten crown be...
  • Roommates once more; College pals are reunited

    Marjory Hayford, left, and Ruth Morehead were roommates in Green Terrace Hall at Kearney State Teachers College in 1934. Fate and circumstance reunited the women at the Golden Ours Convalescent Home in Grant, where they are roommates again.   By Dian...
  • Anderson announces plans to step down as manager at annual Wauneta Co-op Oil banquet

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Longtime Wauneta Co-op Oil employee Harold “Peco” Anderson made a public announcement of his plans to step down as general manager during Co-op Oil’s annual meeting held Sept. 24 in Wauneta. While most everyone...
  • Tea Party favorites in Nebraska

    Capitol View By Ed Howard   The competition for Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate is a little more interesting these days, thanks to the tea party. A couple of tea parties, actually. State Treasurer Don Stenberg, a GOP warhorse of more than 3...
  • Of course newspapers are number one

    By Bill Williams The Paris Post-Intelligencer   Newspapers are the number one source of local news. That’s the theme of National Newspaper Week, October 2-8. Well, duh. Of course they are. Except for perhaps a few well-known papers that market t...
  • National Newspaper Week: Newspapers industry alive and well in 2011

    By Doug Anstaett Kansas Press Association   Despite all the doomsayers out there writing obituaries for the nation’s newspaper industry, 150 million Americans — two out of three adults — read a local newspaper last week. Newspaper Association ...
  • Who cares for our neglected children?

    By Craig R. Christiansen Executive Director of the Nebraska State Education Association   When I decided to adopt a dog, I was surprised at the process. It included a legal document that provided for the return of the dog if I later decided I did not...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Oct. 11, 2001 A belated Arbor Day observance was held to celebrate the new landscaping (new white vinyl fence, brick pathway, vintage street light and new plantings) at the gazebo in downtown Wauneta. Ted and Joyce Grimm and Bob a...
  • 4-H Week — Join the Revolution of Responsibility

    By Kimberly Cook UNL Extension Educator   It’s National 4-H Week. This year’s theme is “Join the Revolution of Responsibility”. Here are just a few reasons why you should join 4-H and the Revolution of Responsibility. 4-H is America’s large...
  • CWC in Wallace, mini music concert in Grant Saturday, Oct. 15

    “Autumn Colors” will be in full bloom for the Christian Women’s Club on Saturday, Oct. 15. Beginning at 9 a.m. MT/10 a.m. CT at the Wallace Community Hall. The crowning glory of Fall will be celebrated with a mini music concert by Brenda Copeland fr...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Girls just like lunch. . .

    By Nola Straub Girls just like lunch!! The best part of painting is the lunches and the portraits of the family I get done. Another light lunch we had was a square of an egg casserole. Of course each morning Karen has a 9x13” pan of brownies in a gla...