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  • 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...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Sept. 28, 29, 30

      'The Help' Showing this week at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre   Starring Viola Davis and Emma Stone Showtime nightly at 7 p.m. MT Admission: $5 per person Running Time: 101 minutes This week's movie is sponsored by: Tommy's Sports Club Last w...
  • Put on your walking shoes Chase County, the ALL-Cancer Walk takes off in Wauneta Saturday

      By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Cancer Walk volunteer Stephanie Williams of Wauneta is thrilled with the early numbers coming in ahead of Chase County Hospital’s ALL Cancer Walk coming up in Wauneta Saturday. As of Tuesday, 132 walkers had ...
  • Village Board to consider conditional use permit for proposed storage unit

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   If plans fall into place, a new storage unit facility will be built where the former B&D Service Station once stood in Wauneta. Members of the Wauneta Village Board will consider a conditional use permit request ...
  • Chase County Hospital petition drive to wrap up this week

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   A petition drive to dissolve the Chase County Hospital District is expected to be completed this week. Sue Smith of Imperial, who is coordinating the drive, said 10 circulators have collected “well over the r...
  • Write Tools workshop offers teachers right tools for the classroom

      Theresa Riege discusses methods of teaching writing with teachers from Wauneta-Palisade and McCook Public Schools during a two-day workshop held in Wauneta this week.   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   While youngsters at Wauneta-Palis...
  • All in good fun - Homecoming shenanigans 2011

    Bo Fanning just couldn’t help himself. As Jonee Maris gave it her all in the bubble-blowing contest during Monday’s homecoming tailgate party, Fanning just couldn’t resist bursting her bubble, above. Though he scrambled to make a quick getaway ...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: 'I Want That' is back; Credit card scam

    ‘I Want That’ is back at a brand new location “I Want That” is back at a new location, bigger and better than ever. Kim Libby-Ramage has been in the process of relocating her store the past few months and is now ready for business at 210 N. Tecu...
  • Homecoming Tailgate Kickoff

    Homecoming Tailgate Kickoff A tailgate party hamburger feed at the Ag Shop kicked off homecoming week events at Wauneta-Palisade Monday night. Above, members of the football team fill their plates with good home-cooking compliments of the Bronco Booste...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: 'I Want That' is back; Credit card scam

    ‘I Want That’ is back at a brand new location “I Want That” is back at a new location, bigger and better than ever. Kim Libby-Ramage has been in the process of relocating her store the past few months and is now ready for business at 210 N. Tecu...
  • Cardinals take down Lady Broncos 3 to 1 on Broncs’ home court

      By Carl Williams The Wauneta Breeze   The Hayes Center Cardinals brought their 7-4, D2 District 10 team to take three of four sets Friday, Sept. 23, from the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos. Showing hard work and hustle, Cassidy Rathe and Brianna Einsp...
  • Hayes Center Cardinals fly over WP Broncos

    Logan Bischoff No. 16 wraps up Hayes Center’s Seth Gohl as a slew of Bronco teammates join the pile-on. Wauneta-Palisade fell to the Cardinals, 57-27.   By Carl Williams The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade/Hayes Center game Friday night s...
  • ‘Ella Marie’ takes on unique meaning

    Another Perspective By Lori Pankonin   Summertime brought a fun visit from Australian relatives that was indeed intriguing. I attempted to prepare my grandchildren for the accent they could expect from our anticipated company. I showed them pictures ...
  • State Mottos — What they oughta be

    Capitol View By Ed Howard   Let’s take it easy. Every state has a motto. Those mottos have been rewritten by various folks with something between humorous and jaundiced intent. Have a look at just some of them: Arizona: But it’s a dry heat. Co...