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  • Cookbook mix on display Sunday at museum

    Cookbooks from as far back as 100 years and newer ones will be part of the special display focus at the Chase County Museum in Champion this Sunday. Several different cookbooks will be part of the display, including family cookbooks and others from churc...
  • College notes

    Brittany O’Neil Brittany O’Neil was one of 1,293 graduates announced for the spring 2011 semester by Registrar Joey Linn. O’Neil graduated from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan., with a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) Finance Degr...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: June 17, 18 and 19

      'Something Borrowed' Starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson and Colin Eddlesfield Rated PG-13 103 Minutes ...
  • Family Fun at Palisade Pioneer Days

    Brittany McKinney, at center, showers the crowd with a handful of sugary sweets while riding in the Pioneer Community Federal Credit Union float at last Saturday’s Palisade Pioneer Days Parade. Brittany is joined by sister, Beth, and dad, Brian, as ...
  • Local News Briefs

    FFA, park benefit from Breeze award funds The Wauneta Breeze announced this week that a total of $400 awarded to the local newspaper during its annual press convention this spring has been disbursed to the community. The Breeze captured the top prize in...
  • New football coach on board at WP

    Former Wallace coach makes verbal agreement to lead Broncos By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade Superintendent Stan Sibley announced at Monday’s regularly scheduled WP School Board meeting that the district has reached a verbal agr...
  • Meetings spark discussion on future of hospital

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze The issue of whether the Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH) should be transferred into a newly formed hospital district was the main topic at a set of meetings taking place in Imperial and Wauneta last week. Seve...
  • Area’s historic role along the Texas Trail showcased for tour

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze McCook’s Buffalo Commons Storytelling Festival took a westward tilt this year, teaming up with the Chase County Historical Society for a walk back in time along a couple of stretches of the historic Texas Trail. Bet...
  • Susie’s Creative Stitches celebrating 10th anniversary with 2-day open house

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   If you have ever wanted to see the creative process unfold at Susie’s Creative Stitches, located on North Arapahoe Street in Wauneta, you will have a chance to do just that this Friday and Saturday when Galen and Su...
  • 1,100 acres enrolled in retirement program

    NRD board hears report on water balance By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Around 1,045 acres in areas of high stream flow depletion will be permanently retired in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD). A majority of the ac...
  • Teams compete in sand volleyball at Pioneer Days

    It was another year of fun in the sun at last Saturday’s Palisade Pioneer Days Annual Sand Volleyball Tournament. Above, Dawnica Adams, of team Four Play, prepares to serve the ball. Below, Owen Madden goes hard to the net while teammate Tyler Riener ...
  • Hospital Foundation gearing up for annual golf benefit

    The Chase County Hospital Foundation is in the final stages of preparation for the fourth annual Slice Fore Life Golf Benefit to be held on June 25 at the Enders Lake Golf Course. Proceeds generated by this annual event go to support programs at Chase Co...
  • Sports Lineup

    Co-ed softball league action is underway Monday nights in Imperial and Wauneta Game times in Wauneta are 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. MT., and will run through the end of July (excluding July 4). This year’s tournament is scheduled for Aug. 1-2. June 14 s...
  • Otis, Colo., couple wins Couples Scramble at Enders Lake Course

    Ryan and Brooke Price of Otis, Colo., carded a 67 for the day to win the Couples Scramble sponsored by the Imperial Eastern Star. Two strokes back at 69 in second place were Jim and Marcia Chism of Imperial. Alan Carman and Lori Sis, also of Imperial, tea...
  • Wauneta-Palisade Schools announce honor roll students

    4th Quarter Honor Roll (3.50-3.99) 7th Grade: Paul Behrends, Cheyenne Cavanaugh, Ellie Lee, Cameo Rector. 8th Grade: Leiauna Alberts, Christi Christner, Brianna Einspahr, Sydnee Harchelroad, Hannah Nordhausen, Nicole Strand. Freshman Class: Brooklyn Nor...
  • Hospital receives major grant to implement ePharmacy Program

    Management at Chase County Community Hospital was informed last week they will be receiving a grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust in the amount $463,179 to establish an electronic pharmacy system titled “ePharmacy.” This ne...
  • TAYLOR'S TIDBITS: Admired morsels of a man

    He likes burnt toast. I like mine warm and a little undone. It matches both of our covers. Burnt toast has a distinct smell, an upfront this-is-me kind of scent. A kind of crispness you find yourself loving. And there’s no changing burnt toast. Words d...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Politicians caught in the middle of Keystone XL Pipeline issue

    What role might the proposed Keystone XL pipeline play in Nebraska’s 2012 elections? The proposed pipeline, which would move sand tar coal across a portion of the Sand Hills and the Ogallala Aquifer, is catching almost enough hellfire and brimstone to ...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: Update on flooding

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   I want to share an update on the flood situation that is threatening many communities across our state. Communities along the Missouri River, from Niobrara, to South Sioux City, Blair, Fort Calhoun, Omaha, Bellevue...
  • Nebraska Corn Board supports proposed ethanol legislation

    The Nebraska Corn Board today praised the efforts of Nebraska Senators Mike Johanns and Ben Nelson for their support and co-sponsorship of the Ethanol Reform and Deficit Reduction Act introduced by Senators John Thune of South Dakota and Amy Klobuchar of ...