The big astronomical news this week is the total lunar eclipse which will occur on Saturday, Dec. 10.
A total lunar eclipse occurs when Earth’s shadow crosses the face of the moon. Such events only happen when the moon is full.
That is the good news, ...
We believe children ‘grow’ best in their own homes, but we also know that sometimes law enforcement must remove children from their home to keep them safe from abuse or neglect. These children are placed in the custody of the Nebraska Department of H...
Showing this week at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre
Adam Sandler as
'Jack and Jill'
Starring Adam Sandler in the title rolls, Katie Holmes and Al Pacino
Showtime at 7 p.m. MT
Admission: $5 per person
By Tina Kitt
The Wauneta Breeze
With Santa Saturday hitting earlier than ever, now is the time to get your name included for Santa Saturday drawing prizes.
On Saturday, Dec. 10, a free matinee movie will be shown at the Chateau Theatre for the youn...
Steps are in motion which will allow the Village of Wauneta to access $640,000 in USDA Rural Economic Development grant/loan funds to purchase, upgrade and secure needed bed licenses for Heritage of Wauneta, allowing the facility to maintain operation...
“The Penny Dreadfuls cast takes a bow after their Dessert Theatre performance in early November. The team recently took second place in the west division at the RPAC conference contest and this week competes at the D2-5 district finals in Wauneta fo...
Shayner Buker, left, and Dalton Harchelroad, right, took part in the first All-State Children’s Choir in Lincoln Nov. 17, performing in celebration of the Nebraska Music Educators Association’s 75th anniversary at the Lied Center for the Performing ...
By Amy Straub
The Wauneta Breeze
There are four new faces among the faculty members at Wauneta-Palisade Schools for the 2011-12 school year — Justin Bernhardt, Patti Holmberg, Betsy Johanson and Janessa Wood.
This week Breeze readers will have a...
Angel Giving Tree to help brighten Christmas
The Angel Giving Tree is coming soon to Wauneta and Palisade!
A tree will be available at the Valley Bank and Trust in Wauneta and at a location in Palisade at the Pioneer Community Farmers Credit Union.
By Jan Schultz
The Imperial Republican
Two of Chase County’s biggest holiday events each year arrive this weekend when the FFVF Christmas House on Dec. 3 and Champion’s Vision of Trees event, Dec. 3-4, are held.
Both are major fundraisers for t...
2011-12 Wauneta-Palisade Broncos boys basketball team: Front row from left, Jacob Maris, Weylin Davis, Landon Jutten, Reese West and Lorenzo Cavanaugh. Back row from left, Coach Dave Kuhlen, Wes Anderjaska, Jack McGraw, Hayden Pollmann, Logan Bischoff, ...
2011-12 Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team: At front, Jonee Maris, left, and Sheyla Christner, right. Second row, from left, Emma Skelton, Abbie Fanning, Sydnee Harchelroad and Leiauna Alberts. Back row, from left, Brianna Einspahr, Hannah Nordhaus...
WP Senior Kaleb Straub
As the 2011-2012 WP/HC wrestling team hit the mats, two of last years state qualifiers, Keagan Haarberg and Alex Pollmann, return.
This years roster includes:
Alex Pollmann, 220 lbs. Senior, Hitchcock County, State Qualifi...
Resolution of pipeline controversy reveals many silver linings
A Capitol Commentary
By Erinn Wakeman
Nebraska News Service
For most Nebraskans, the fall season is a relatively calm time — the kids are back in school, Husker football provides...
By Dr. Paul Kengor
Grove City College
This fall hunters across America storm the woods loaded for deer. For yet another indication of how times have changed, consider this account of Deer Season a half century ago:
My mothe0r’s family lived in Em...
Dear Fellow Nebraskans
By Gov. Dave Heineman
The special session of the Nebraska Legislature is over and Nebraska now has an oil pipeline siting process. I signed LB 1 and LB 4 into law on Tuesday, November 22nd.
LB 4 will address the circumstances...
By Vernon Whetstone
Well troops, astronomically speaking, there is not much going on this week. Of course, there is always something going on, but we, as humans, think in terms of something big or else it is not interesting.
10 years ago this week
Dec. 6, 2001
WPHS one-act team took first place at the District C2-7 Play Production Contest at Mid-Plains Community College, advancing to state competition in Kearney. Under the direction of Matt and Toni Heimes, the team perform...
2011-2012 First Quarter
4.0 Honor Roll (Grades 95 or above)
Hannah Nordhausen, Nicole Strand.
Hayden Pollmann, Jasmyn Smith
3.5 or higher GPA
Miranda Behrends, Kendra Carl, Melany Mo...
By Nola Straub
Did you survive Thanksgiving? We went to Kaycee, Wyo., for Thanksgiving. Our son, David, and wife Lori live there. All three grandchildren were home from college and we all ate at Grandpa and Grandma Christensen’s house with sister Conni...