Wauneta-Palisade Schools promoted this group of 11 eighth graders to high school on Monday as part of Honors Night actitivies. Members of the WP Class of 2015 include, front row from left, Tom McGraw, Christopher Carl, Tyler Knotts, Austin Hicks and Chr...
By Tina Kitt
The Wauneta Breeze
This week the First United Methodist Church in Palisade and Pastor Bonnie McCord have announced the addition of a new contemporary worship service to be held the third Saturday of each month.
According to church lead...
Telephone conference report to Palisade, Grant on Tuesday, May 17
By Jan Rahn
The Grant Tribune Sentinel
Over-booked for the morning, Sen. Mark Christensen did a quick 20-minute run-down on the status of a few bills in the Nebraska Legislature duri...
Preschoolers from Kristy Vapenik’s class perform the “Bumble Bee Song” during last Tuesday’s Elementary Spring Concert at the Wauneta gymnasium. Pictured at front from left are Hailea Baker, Ryleigh McCrumb and Mandy Sandoval. At back from left,...
Bronco boys not quite as lucky
By Josh Sumner
The Wauneta Breeze
A trio of Wauneta-Palisade girls are heading to Omaha this weekend for a chance to take home state gold, following solid performances at last Wednesday’s D-9 District Track Meet in ...
State track meet set for this weekend in Omaha
A trio of Bronco track and field athletes head to Omaha tomorrow (Friday) for a chance to win a state medal. Here is a closer look at the start times for each WP qualifier and event:
Abbie Fanning will ...
Their “Into the Woods” play was outstanding. Each person played their part exceptionally well, and were well-prepared by their teachers, Aaron and Sara Behrends.
We have exceptional talent in our schools. If you didn’t see this production, you miss...
Local governments haven’t fared well in the 2011 Legislature when it comes to money issues.
First, lawmakers completely did away with direct aid to cities, counties and natural resources districts. That cut, at the behest of Gov. Dave Heineman, cost th...
By Nebraska Governor
I was pleased to join a number of education leaders and others interested in creating opportunities for more Nebraska students to pursue higher education at the Nebraska College Access Summit.
We want to provide o...
By Carolyn Lee
The Imperial Republican
Nebraska boaters are being reminded of the importance of watercraft inspections in stopping the spread of two invasive species of mussel. To that end, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) and the Unive...
10 years ago this week
May 24, 2001
Concrete work at the pool was completed over the weekend. Brian Yost, a 1989 WHS graduate, and owner of BK Yost, a construction company in Omaha and longtime friend Steve Kerchal of Culbertson, a 1982 WHS graduate, an...
Any youth wanting to participate in the West Central Livestock Judging Contest/Clinic on Wednesday, May 25, need to pre-register by Friday, May 20th. There is no fee to attend this event but pre-registration is requested for lunch count.
The clinic will ...
Agriculture is a big part of Nebraska and Nebraska 4-H. On Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) campus in Curtis youth will have the opportunity to learn many different aspects of agriculture in livestock producti...
By Nola Straub
Aren’t graduations fun?
It is a milestone for our children or grandchildren and this year also for a daughter-in-law Amy with four boys who got her Associate Degree from McCook last Friday and grandson Shawn from high school in Wyoming ...
Todd Burpo, author of the book, “Heaven is for Real,” will be speaking at the Grainton Village Church at 204 Dover St., Grainton, Neb., on May 22 at 3 p.m. MDT.
The public is invited to attend....
McCook Community College and North Platte Community College spring commencement ceremonies were held Friday, May 13.
The MCC ceremony was held at 10 a.m. CT in the True Hall gymnasium. Dr. Richard ...
Jenna Marie Britten and Kevin James Carstensen, both of Lincoln, Nebr., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Parents of the bride-elect are Pam Britten of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and the late Roger Britten. Parents of the prospective bridegroom...
'Diary of a Wimpy 2'
Starring Zachary Gordon, Rachael Harris and Devon Bostick
Movie sponsored by Wauneta Roller Mills
George Lee, Jr., at far left, shares a laugh with his grandson and pals during last Saturday’s calf branding gathering. Lee family members from the area, as well as out of state, are joined by friends once a year at George’s ranch for the branding...
School musical on tap Friday, Saturday, Sunday
A busy weekend of performances is in store for cast and crew members of this year’s Wauneta-Palisade School musical, with performances planned Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Wauneta, May 13, 14 and 15.