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  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 21, 2002 First State Bank in Enders observed its 85th birthday with customers enjoying refreshments all day on Feb. 13. The Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department was the recipient of a thermal imaging camera, donated by BWTelcom...
  • Cornhusker Economics scheduled for North Platte on Feb. 29

    By Randall Saner Extension Educator Lincoln-McPherson Counties   The seventh annual Cornhusker Economics Conference will focus on the ag outlook and management decisions for farmers and ranchers at five locations across the state in late February and...
  • Nutrient-Dense Foods

    By Nancy Frecks Extension Educator University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension SW 4   In 2011 the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released. Educators who were using MyPyramid to teach nutrition wondered for weeks if the tools they had been us...
  • Crop Consultant Program Feb. 27

    By Chuck Burr Extension Educator Phelps/Gosper County   UNL Extension, in cooperation with Monsanto, is offering a one day training targeted for crop consultants. The program will be held on Monday, Feb. 27 at the Monsanto Water Utilization Learning ...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Valentines, cherries and chocolate. . .

    By Nola Straub February is the month for lovers…or… so they say - Valentines and all. I have been told cherries and chocolates are popular this month, not to mention flowers, clothing, and jewelry.   Chocolate Pound Cake Found in Norma Bodeman...
  • Volunteer emergency teams rally together during tragedy; Rod McMinn pronounced dead

    Area emergency response teams worked vigilantly to free Rodney ‘Rod’ McMinn, 51, of Wauneta from a bin of corn pellets at Wauneta Roller Mills last Wednesday.  The cause of McMinn’s death remains unknown.   Rodney ‘Rod’ McMinn, a long-...
  • Wauneta’s community-led Chateau Theatre offers top-notch digital entertainment

    Rod Keiser and Richard ‘Pudge’ Hamilton stand next to the new computer-based system’s digital projector, front left.  The movie experience is arranged and managed through the server, left rear. By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   Waune...
  • Nursing home donation goal upped to $225,000

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s initial fundraising goal of $150,000 is well within sight leading community volunteers to up the targeted goal for donations to help save the local nursing home. Thanks to the outpouring of support from ...
  • Volunteer emergency teams rally together during tragedy; Rod McMinn pronounced dead

    Area emergency response teams worked vigilantly to free Rodney ‘Rod’ McMinn, 51, of Wauneta from a bin of corn pellets at Wauneta Roller Mills last Wednesday.  The cause of McMinn’s death remains unknown.   Rodney ‘Rod’ McMinn, a long-ti...
  • Wauneta’s community-led Chateau Theatre offers top-notch digital entertainment

    Rod Keiser and Richard ‘Pudge’ Hamilton stand next to the new computer-based system’s digital projector, front left.  The movie experience is arranged and managed through the server, left rear. By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta...
  • Needed moisture arrives in Wauneta

    Waunetans prepared for a serious blizzard that was predicted to hit late last week by the National Weather Service. Thankfully, the expected serious blizzard was not seen. However, we did enjoy above-average amounts of moisture with minimal inconven...
  • NRD hearing on pooling, transfer rule changes Monday

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Patrons in the Upper Republican Natural Resources (URNRD) will get to offer their input on several proposed rules changes during a public hearing next Monday, Feb. 13, at the district’s headquarters in Impe...
  • Bugler raising money for Taps trip

    Makayla DaMoude of Imperial, here with her trumpet, is raising money to be able to play her bugle for a 150th Anniversary celebration of “Taps.”   By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Fourteen-year-old Makayla DaMoude of Imperial has a wish. ...
  • Bugler raising money for Taps trip

    Makayla DaMoude of Imperial, here with her trumpet, is raising money to be able to play her bugle for a 150th Anniversary celebration of “Taps.”   By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Fourteen-year-old Makayla DaMoude of Imperial has a wish. ...
  • Wauneta-Palisade girls take the win over Medicine Valley

    Sydnee Harchelroad passes the ball to a fellow teammate over the heads of the defense in last week‘s game against Medicine Valley.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   With only two games left before the D2-9 Subdistrict Tournament rolls aroun...
  • Wauneta-Palisade boys fall to Medicine Valley

    Bo Fanning blocks a shot from the opposing team in last week’s game against Medicine Valley.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   With three games remaining in its season, the Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team fell to Medicine Valley 54...
  • Maris and Fanning selected for Down Under track event this summer

    By Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze Abbie Fanning competes at a track meet last season.   Jonee Maris works hard to clear the high jump.   Jonee Maris and Abbie Fanning, both of Wauneta- Palisade High School, have been chosen to compete in the Do...
  • Show of support for nursing home has been amazing

    Let me put it this way By Tina Kitt   Once the town of Wauneta burrows its way into the soft inner workings of a person’s heart, it’s there for a lifetime. That simple truth is made manifest through the amazing outpouring of support for Wauneta...
  • Thanks to all who keep Heritage going

    Thank you to the staff at Heritage, the community of Wauneta and Vetter Health Services for the years of compassion, professional care and sense of family. Even though we have to raise money now, it is so much more than money. We are talking about “fam...
  • Of state aid, local control, tax dollars and a dog named Spots

    Capitol View By Ed Howard   It is what you might call a universal headline. At some point, you can find it in pretty much any newspaper in America and most of the world. “Flood aid procedures frustrate …” read a Nebraska newspaper this week. ...