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  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Sept. 27, 2001 Birthday girls Lucille McBride and Edna Christensen were honored guests at a Wauneta Senior Center ladies coffee Tuesday morning. Joining them were 30 special friends from the center. Joan and Wayne Daniel met 16 f...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Fall’s in the air . . .

    By Nola Straub With Fall in the air and cooler winds … the leaves will be dropping soon. It’s time to do the sewing, painting, baking, and cleaning inside we have shoved aside because we were busy outside. It is almost a welcome relief if we don’t ...
  • 4-H Volunteer and Youth Training

    All adults wanting to learn more about working with 4-H youth are invited to attend a volunteer training workshop focusing on engaging youth in 4-H and leadership roles. Any 4-H member 14-18 may join in to gain valuable skills in leadership and working wi...
  • USDA outlines SURE Eligibility requirements for 2011 and 2012 Crops

    Chase County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Teri Moss, announced that legislative authority for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program ends on September 30, 2011. Producers must meet specific eligibility requirement...
  • National Farm Safety and Health Week: Gear up for Safety

    In a typical year, 551 workers die while doing agricultural work in the United States and about 88,000 suffer lost-time injuries. Most of these incidents are preventable. To spotlight safety in farming and ranching, the National Safety Council has design...
  • Celeste Pankonin, Mathew May

    Russ and Lori Pankonin of Imperial, formerly of Wauneta, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Celeste Nicole Pankonin, to Mathew Lloyd May, son of Tim and Tammy May of Imperial. The future bride and groom are both 2007 graduates of C...
  • Andrea Frost, Robert Fillaus III

    Jerome and Nita Frost of Omaha would like to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Andrea Frost, to Robert Fillaus III, son of Robert and Barbara Fillaus, Jr. of Lincoln, Neb. Andrea is the granddaughter of the late Fred and...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Sept. 16, 17, 18

    Showing this week at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre         Rise of the Planet of the Apes   Rated PG-13 Showtime: 7 p.m. MT Admission: $5 per person Running time: 103 minutes...
  • Wauneta women inspire others impacted by cancer, play key roles in upcoming cancer walk

    Cancer survivors Mindi Goings, left, and Stephanie Williams, right, of Wauneta, will both play key roles in the Chase County Community Hospital’s upcoming All-Cancer Walk and benefit auction Oct. 1 in Wauneta. Friday is the early pre-registration de...
  • Wauneta women inspire others impacted by cancer, play key roles in upcoming cancer walk

    Cancer survivors Mindi Goings, left, and Stephanie Williams, right, of Wauneta, will both play key roles in the Chase County Community Hospital’s upcoming All-Cancer Walk and benefit auction Oct. 1 in Wauneta. Friday is the early pre-registration dead...
  • WP Schools approves $5 million budget

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A significant hit in state aid funding, ongoing efforts to improve school buildings and a sharp rise in property valuations in the district are leading to an increase in taxes for property owners in the Wauneta-Palisa...
  • WP Schools approves $5 million budget

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A significant hit in state aid funding, ongoing efforts to improve school buildings and a sharp rise in property valuations in the district are leading to an increase in taxes for property owners in the Wauneta-Palisa...
  • Chase County tax request up nearly 8 percent

    Increase over the last two budgets totals nearly 14 percent   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Chase County taxpayers will again see an increase in the taxes they pay for county operations next year. The tax request submitted by the coun...
  • NRD board raises occupation tax to $10 limit in new budget

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Irrigators in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will pay $10 per irrigated acre in occupation taxes next year and $1.157 million in property taxes will be collected for district operatio...
  • Silent tribute

      Wauneta’s volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians offered a silent tribute in honor of those who were killed or injured during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New York City and Washington D.C. While the nation reflected on the 10th...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Chase County Veterans; Evan family benefit; Co-op Oil Annual Meeting

    Videos of county veterans to be included in CCS Nov. 11 program U.S. military veterans now living in Chase County are being invited to have a part in this year’s Veteran’s Day program at Chase County Schools. The program is being coordinated by the s...
  • WP comes out swinging against St. Francis

    Bronco freshman Sydnee Harchelroad, right, is typically the one putting the ball into play as a setter but also can drill a hit when she needs to like she did against St. Francis last week. Harchelroad led her team in kills with seven on 10 attempts. ...
  • Broncos corralled by Coyotes 82-68

    A wall of Potter-Dix Coyotes takes down Bronco Reese West as team mates move in to assist including, from left, No. 31 Weylin Davis, No. 16 Logan Bischoff, No. 64 Kaleb Straub, No. 9 Wes Anderjaska, No. 57 William Werner and No. 23 Keagan Haarberg.   ...
  • SPORTS LINE-UP

    Thursday, Oct. 20 Junior High FOOTBALL WP/HC football will host Southwest In Palisade, kickoff at 1 p.m. MT/2 p.m. CT. High School VOLLEYBALL WP hosts Medicine Valley in Wauneta in last home game of the season beginning at 3:30 p.m. MT/4:30 p.m. C...
  • Sports Shorts: 150 Rock Trap Shoot on Sept. 18

    The Plainsmen Rifle and Pistol Club will be holding its 150annual 150 Rock Trap Shoot this Sunday. The shoot will be held at the trap range 10 1/2 miles south of Imperial on Avenue 331 (the junk yard road). Shooting will start at 1 p.m. MT. Events for th...