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  • Christensen’s EMS bill advances after first-round legislative debate

    Telephone conference report held on Feb. 7   Capitol Happenings By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Senator Mark Christensen’s bill, LB 646, advanced to second reading Monday on a 28-1 vote, but the bill dealing with emergency medical ser...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 14, 2002 Ruth Ham, Ruby Anderson, Verna Anderson and Lucille McBride went to Enders to the Ground Hog waffle supper last week. Bob and Sharon Walgren and Evelyn and Don Kanost returned from a trip to Leesburg, Ga., where the...
  • Co-Parenting for Successful Kids Class registrations due

    By Nancy Frecks Extension Educator University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension SW 4   Registrations are being accepted for the Co-Parenting for Successful Kids (formerly known as Parents Forever) class to be held in McCook on Wednesday, March 7 from 10 ...
  • College notes

    Blair Dixon Blair Dixon was among students named to the Doane College’s Dean’s List for Fall 2011. Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale to qualify for this academic distinction. Dixon, a junior, is a graduate of Wau...
  • Sharing with Wauneta:Crazy, crazy weather . . .

    By Nola Straub The weather outside is crazy. . . I received this recipe from a friend from Kaycee. Wyo., Wendy Andrew Niffenegger. She calls it a ‘Good cure for cold or colds.’   Wendy’s Magic Chicken Soup One whole chicken dressed and washed....
  • David Johnson graveside commitment Feb. 11

    David S. Johnson, formerly of Hayes County, will be laid to rest Saturday, Feb. 11, at Hamlet’s Meadow Lawn Cemetery. The graveside observance will commence at 2 p.m. MT/3 p.m. CT. A time of sharing will follow at the Legion Hall in Hayes Center as fa...
  • Wauneta nursing home donations pass $100,000 mark

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Contributions for Wauneta’s nursing home continue to pour in from supporters with efforts surpassing the $100,000 mark earlier this week. As of Tuesday morning $101,628 had been received. Community volunteers are w...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Feb.. 3, 4, 5 - War Horse

    Showing this week at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre  "War Horse" Starring Peter Mullan, Emily Watson and Niels Arestrup Showtime: Friday & Saturday 7 p.m. MT Sunday 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. MT Running time: 146 minutes Rated PG-13 Admission: $5 p...
  • Nebraska candidate filing deadlines approaching

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale has issued a reminder that candidate filing deadlines are fast approaching for the May 15 Nebraska primary election. The deadline for incumbents is Feb. 15, and the deadline for n...
  • Fannings’ annual machinery auction moves to new site

    Mark Fanning with Fanning Auction Service stands next to semi trailers which will be sold at the 12th annual Wauneta Machinery Auction on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the new location north of Wauneta’s Riverside Cemetery.   By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Bree...
  • Lloyd Sinner re-elected for another term as Village Board Chairman

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze  After their annual reorganizational meeting held in December, the assignments for members of the Wauneta Village Board will remain much the same this year as last. So will assignments for community members serving on bo...
  • THS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Sunday matinee movies; Social media class; School board meeting Feb. 9

    Chateau to offer Sunday matinees Throughout the month of February the Chateau Theatre will offer a Sunday matinee showing each week’s movie in addition to the 7 p.m. showings on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Show time for the Sunday matinees wil...
  • Letter to the “Extended” Family

    Letter to the “Extended” Family of Wauneta Yes, “extended family” is the appropriate term at this point since this letter seeks to address the situation with Heritage of Wauneta. The number ‘60’ has been used when considering the number of r...
  • Sens. Christensen, Carlson trying to create water resources cash fund

    Telephone conference report held on Jan. 31 By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Senators Mark Christensen of Imperial and Tom Carlson of Holdrege have joined forces again that will create a water resources cash fund. The pair, along with Sen...
  • Neb. Game and Parks proposes hunting season for mountain lions

    Capitol View By Ed Howard   The clientele at Ole’s Big Game Bar seemed destined to witness a sudden, unpleasant end to what had for decades been a close relationship. Two fellows at the bar, eating up some groceries and throwing down some beers, ha...
  • WP Lady Broncs wrap up RPAC with win over Dundy County-Stratton

    Brooklyn Nordhausen defends against Wallace during last week’s RPAC tournament game. The Broncs defeated Wallace and Dundy County-Stratton but fell to Hitchcock County.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls basketbal...
  • RPAC ends for Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The RPAC Tournament ended with a whimper for the Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team. For the second time in five days the Broncos faced off against the Paxton Tigers. Playing in Benkelman Tuesday for the second...
  • Junior High Boys take second place in Palisade

    The 7th and 8th grade boys basketball team hold up their second place trophy at the Bronco Boosters Tournament on Saturday.   By Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   The Palisade school gym was full with parents and players on Saturday for the Bronco ...
  • Junior High Girls finish second in Bronco Booster Tournament

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The home team started off the day with a ten-point win over Maywood. Cameo Rector scored 11 points to lead Wauneta-Palisade to the 23-13 win. Ellie Lee scored seven first half points and finished with nine for the...
  • January’s warm blast

    It may be short-lived, but it’s nice while it lasts. A warm blast brought daytime highs in the upper 60s and low 70s Monday to Nebraska belying the fact that it was the end of January. Wauneta residents made the best of the balmy weather. Above, Mi...