Weather Forecast

Click for Wauneta, Nebraska Forecast

Archives

Filter 

  • Legislature into its final eight working days

    By Mark Christensen State Sen. 44th District   Late night debates at the Legislature are in full swing and we are nearing the pinnacle of the 2012 Legislative session. We began debating on consent calendar bills last week, which are bills that have b...
  • Farm Credit Services of America distributes largest dividend total in history

    Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) announced that customer-owners in 17 counties in southwest Nebraska served by the cooperative’s North Platte Marketplace are receiving checks totaling $4.4 million this month. These checks represent the are...
  • The Stamm-pede: The Physics of Sports

    By Diane Stamm   In case you haven’t heard, I’m a sports junkie. Every morning when “The Cat In The Hat” gets over on PBS the channel gets changed to SportsCenter on ESPN. My favorite segment is Plays of the Day. A close second is Sports Scien...
  • Cup stacking world records for 11-year-old William Polly

    William Polly (center), grandson of Karl and Judy Polly, lifts his U.S. National Sport Stacking Championship trophy. Polly competed March 24-25, setting two world records.   William Polly, an 11-year-old fifth grader from Arlington, Va., won the firs...
  • Bronco tracksters kick off season with wins at Perkins County Triangular

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Bronco track season kicked off Thursday at the Perkins County Triangular. Facing teams from Perkins County and South Platte the Lady Broncos won nine of 18 events. Abbie Fanning took home first place finishes in t...
  • Village Utilities Superintendent receives water operator award

    Wauneta’s Utilities Superintendent was honored last week at the Nebraska Rural Water Association’s annual spring conference in Grand Island. Bill Bischoff, pictured with his award, was given  a Certificate of Recognition for outstanding service as a ...
  • Committee organizes for Pioneer Days year-round

    The class of 1971 throws candy to the crowd during the 2011 Pioneer Days parade.  Riding in the float (from left) are Cathy (Ward) Dunham, Marjorie Carse, Bernie Abbuhl, Gary Bechtold, and Marsha (Bley) Kautz-Ryan. By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze...
  • Sunny skies for Bronco tracksters at Cambridge

    Jacob Maris trails Chase County’s Dan Sullivan and Alma’s Brent Janssen during the boys 1600 meter run at the Don Stine Invitation Saturday. Janssen won the event ahead of Sullivan after a mad dash down the home stretch. Maris finished third. By Di...
  • RPAC band clinic hosted by W-P schools

    Five area schools participated in a band clinic in Wauneta last week. The day culminated with a public performance where each band performed separately and then came together as one large group. The joint band performance was led by Dr. Michael R. Beard, ...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week April 4, 2002 The Wauneta EMS, Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department and Wauneta Rural Fire Board as well as the rural and city fire departments and emergency medical services in Imperial were recipients of the second round of gifts f...
  • Dr. Peter Bartels, grandson of Ida Bartels, joins Iowa specialty physicians group

    Dr. Peter N. Bartels, a board certified neurologist, has joined Iowa Methodist Specialty Physicians, a group of six practicing neurologists, in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Bartels completed his undergraduate work at Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Neb., a...
  • Bronco speech team rocks districts, moves on to state in Kearney

    By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade speech team was in top form at districts last week. The Broncos took 18 individual and group entrants to the contest and 11 brought home medals. The team took third place overall at the comp...
  • Five W-P athletes named to 2011-12 West Division RPAC All-Conference teams

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Five Wauneta-Palisade athletes have been named to the 2011-2012 RPAC All-Conference teams - West Division. On the boys’ side, junior Logan Bischoff was named second team and senior Bo Fanning made honorable...
  • Wauneta Chamber hosts community events year round

    Wauneta Chamber members meet monthly to plan for upcoming events and current projects. Chamber members pictured include (from left) Carol Maddux, Rich Romine, Lela Hamilton, Richard ‘Pudge’ Hamilton, Kathy Kerchal, Brenda Anderson, Jack Maddux and...
  • 80s in March!

      Wauneta saw a warm front last week that brought 80 degree weather to town. With the warm weather came flip-flops and shorts out of closets. The need to be outside to enjoy the weather was seen by many. Families took to the playground and streets ...
  • Electric rates to increase; Village board discusses one and six year road plan, nursing home purchase

    By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The agenda of last Tuesday’s Wauneta Village Board meeting was full of various items impacting the citizens of Wauneta. Agenda items included discussion and approval of an increase to the electric rate, a public he...
  • Generosity that doesn’t stop, gifts to nursing home effort continue

    By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The generosity of the community members, near and far, have surpassed this first hurdle toward the purchase of the Wauneta nursing home by exceeding the goal of $225,000 in private donations. This goal has been exce...
  • Letter to the Editor: Success of nursing home fundraising effort left us in awe

    Closing the Heritage of Wauneta nursing home would have had a negative impact on the school district’s financial outlook, but the loss of 60 jobs and uprooting of loved ones would have had a devastating impact on many of our students’ families. Joani...
  • Dad’s legacy lives on after 10 years

    By Lori Pankonin Johnson Publications, Inc.   Sunday will mark 10 years since my father took his last breath on this earth and joined the angels. Oh how vividly I recall that day. It was bitter sweet as death of someone near and dear tugs at the heart...
  • Household hazardous waste collection coming to Wauneta next Saturday

    The Red Willow County Household Hazardous Waste Program and Southwest Nebraska RC&D has scheduled collection events in southwest Nebraska to help local residents dispose of potentially hazardous household products at no charge. Collection events will...