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  • Protests lead to lower valuations

    More than a third of Chase County property valuation protests come from Wauneta     By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Of the 34 property valuation protests heard by the county board of equalization this year, 13 came from Wauneta propert...
  • Amended WP budget approved to cover school lunch program increases

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   This year the cost of providing healthy and tasty meals to students at Wauneta-Palisade Schools has outpaced the $155,000 budgeted last fall, leaving school officials and board members no choice but to amend the 2010-...
  • County road signs being replaced

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   Because of a federal law, many rural road signs in Chase County, as well as others in Nebraska, are being replaced or added. “The High Risk Rural Road Committee has determined that it is desirable to erect s...
  • This WEEK'S BRIEF: Hail storms; Sumner steps down; Goodwill donations; Palisade Farmers Market

    Storm sirens sound in Wauneta Tuesday night Following an afternoon of threatening storm clouds and warnings broadcast across the air waves Wauneta felt the brunt of a damaging storm front and series of thunderstorms that moved through the area Tuesday ni...
  • Wauneta’s 2011 Yucca Run held in memory of Ted Grimm

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Ted Grimm and Norm Lucas were two men who had much in common and had they been given a chance to know each other would likely have become good friends. Both men were avid runners, both volunteering numerous hours to ...
  • Husker Football 2011 Schedule

    Husker Football 2011 Schedule   Saturday, Sept. 3 Tennessee/ Chattanooga at Lincoln, 1:30 p.m. MT   Saturday, Sept. 10 Fresno State at Lincoln, 5 p.m. MT   Saturday, Sept. 17 Washington at Lincoln, 1:30 p.m. MT   Saturday, Sept. 24 ...
  • Sports Line-Up

    WP football and volleyball is just around the corner — even closer than originally planned. This week school officials announced the start of the Bronco FB and VB seasons had been bumped up to Thursday, Sept. 1. The Broncos will host Cheylin for thei...
  • Wauneta team captures third place in coed softball tournament

    The Prestige Team of Imperial took first place in Imperial’s cross-county coed softball tournament for the third straight year, emerging undefeated following three evenings of tournament play. The Alex Strand team of Imperial claim runner-up status aft...
  • Pedal tractor pull results from Harvest Fest weekend

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Participation was strong again this year for the Pedal Tractor Pull held during Wauneta’s Harvest Festival. Certain age groups qualify for Nebraska State Fair competition by finishing in the top spots in their age ...
  • Old Wauneta Welcome sign would prove of better use on north side of Highway 6

    As I drive to and from work there is a Welcome to Wauneta sign located on the south side of the highway that was built several years ago. My question is why can’t it be relocated to the north side of highway by the truck parking area, so that people pa...
  • Sand tar pipeline route across Nebraska on the chopping block

    Capitol View By Ed Howard   In a move virtually certain to generate some headlines but very little action, State Sen. Ken Haar of Malcolm is urging that lawmakers call themselves into special session and adopt laws allowing them to decide the route of...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Aug. 16, 2001 Charles Isom began his duties as the new superintendent at Wauneta-Palisade schools, moving here from Pleasanton. Jack Maddux of Wauneta and Don Suda of Palisade were appointed by Nebraska Governor Mike Johanns to t...
  • Seeking individuals with available grass for cattle

    Most Nebraska land owners have experienced optimal precipitation this summer while devastation has been occurring in the drought stricken areas of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Nebraska Cattlemen is developing a list of individuals with available grass for ...
  • How Smart Are You? Find out at Christian Women’s Club Aug. 20

    How smart are you? Are you smarter than a Fifth Grader? Do you know the answers to the questions on your favorite game show? Would you be a winner? The Christian Women’s Club will meet on Aug. 20 at 10:00 a.m. MDT at the E Free Church, 200 West 20t...
  • Shelby Hamilton among attendees at Orientation Sessions at CCC-Hastings

    Shelby Hamilton was among the 420 new students attending New Student Orientation this summer at Central Community College-Hastings. The one-day orientation sessions at CCC-Hastings were held May 24, June 16, July 12 and July 29. Participants had the opp...
  • Solo drama ministry at Hamlet Church

    People are welcome to attend an evening of praise and testimony from Dr. Rich Studebaker at Hamlet Union Church Sunday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. MT/7:30 p.m. CT. Also includes a play. Dr. Studebaker has a Ph.D. in Theology and has been an ordained minister ...
  • Music concert, supper at Wellfleet Aug. 28

    The Wellfleet United Methodist Church welcomes everyone to a music concert featuring the 4 Hyms on Sunday, Aug. 28 at the shelter on Nile Avenue in Wellfleet. 4 Hyms is a quartet from McCook and will begin their outdoor concert at 5:30 p.m. There will be ...
  • Union Bible College Group at Immanuel Missionary Church

    The Immanual Missionary Church will be hosting singers from the Union Bible College of Westfield, Ind., Sunday evening, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. MT. The public is welcome to come and enjoy the program....
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: August 5, 6 and 7

      Transformers: Dark of the Moon Starring Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel and John Turturro Rated PG-13 154 Minutes ...
  • Local News Briefs

    Come see Chateau Theatre’s first 3D movie After much anticipation, the new digital projection system is expected to be operational for this week’s movie. The new projector includes 3D capabilities. The installation couldn’t have come at a better t...