States are doing better than the federal government at enrolling people in high-risk insurance pools, according to a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report.
As of April 30, the 27 states that operate their own high-risk pools had enrolled 1...
Recently, the Center for Rural Affairs in Lyon, Neb., released a new report that looks at how rural individuals and families will benefit from provisions in the Affordable Care Act that focus on public health and prevention.
Entitled, Prevention and Publ...
By Ed Howard
The recent fiasco resulting from Nebraska’s attempt to partially privatize child welfare services is remindful of two things.
The first is that anytime government hands off an important duty to the private sector, it sho...
Dear Fellow Nebraskans
By Gov. Dave Heineman
Nebraska is open for business and ready to meet and exceed the expectations of anyone interested in doing business throughout our state. As Governor, I have focused on international trade, direct investme...
10 years ago this week
Sept. 20, 2001
Tommy’s Sports Club got a snappy new look when a large blue awning was added to the front of the building.
Georgina Jaudzemmis of Nagambie, Victoria, Australia, visited the Koala Korner, located in the second gra...
Marcia Chism and Annie Longan of Imperial ended tourney play with a 135 to take top honors in the Ladies League Tournament. The tournament, open to league members and subs, drew a field of 13 teams. At second with a score of 140 were Cindy Einspahr and Br...
Lee Denker, Joe Johnston, Matt Borchers, and Dru Jaeger teamed up to win the Jaycee 4-man Fairway Scramble held Saturday and Sunday at the Enders Lake Golf Course. The two-day tourney drew a field of 26 teams.
The Denker, Johnston, Borchers and Jaeger t...
The ninth annual Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium, Nov. 19-21 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will introduce Nebraska high school students to beef industry professionals, beef producers and other students from around the U.S.
In addition, ...
The Ninth Annual 4S Goat Expo will begin at 12:30 p.m. with registration at the Dawson County Fairgrounds, 1000 Plum Creek Parkway, Lexington Nebraska Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, said Randy Saner, Lincoln/McPherson County Extension Educator. Entries and weigh...
Chase County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Teri Moss, urges producers who want to purchase coverage through the Noninsurable Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) to do so before the sales closing date of Sept. 30, 2011.
The NAP pro...
G.A.D.G.E.T.’s (God Always Doing Great Exciting Things) Garage, Trinity Lutheran of Palisade Saturday Bible School, will be gathering on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. CT.
All children preschool to sixth grade are welcome to come and lea...
By Nola Straub
Football practice is over, games are underway and school is in swing. All of our Nebraska grand-boys are at school in Wauneta this year. The buses are on the roads again so give them a break and slow down when you see them. It is hot for p...
Few things can bring a smile to a kid’s face like a sunshine-filled recess and watermelon. Wauneta-Palisade first grader Seth Mercer beams from ear to ear as he enjoys a slice of BWTelcom watermelon last week.
BWTelcom’s Randall Raile and...
' The Smurfs ' in 3D
Showing this week at the
Chateau Theatre, downtown Wauneta
Sept. 9 - 10- 11
Showtime: 7 p.m. MT
Rated PG Running time: 103 minutes
Admission: $5 all ages
This week's movie is sponsored by:
Myra Grimm, Beryl Kn...
By Tina Kitt
The Wauneta Breeze
“Guardedly optimistic” is the term used by community volunteers working to ensure Heritage of Wauneta’s ongoing presence in Wauneta.
Several community members have taken the lead in exploring means to keep the ...
Still time to join MCC computer class in Palisade
A user- friendly computer class for beginners offered by McCook Community College is set for three Thursdays in September in Palisade.
The classes will focus on the basic understanding of computers and c...
Sunday will mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New York City and Washington D.C.
Special ceremonies and observances are planned throughout the across America on the day now set aside each year as Patriot Day in honor of those who...
Helena’s ‘crazy guys’ awarded parade Grand Prize
Out rolls the “mysterious stone” in the parade’s Grand Prize entry by Helena Chemical of Imperial and Benkelman. The entry depicted the movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and...
The Associated Press
Three months after Nebraska legislators adjourned the 2011 session, much of their work took effect Aug. 28, from a ban on remote distribution of abortion-inducing drugs to restrictions on picketing at funerals.
Keagan Haarberg gets a hand on Cheylin’s Ethan Young, slowing him down the 220-pounder enough for Weylin Davis, at right, to finish off the tackle as Donald Hunt, No. 42, moves in to assist. Despite a fierce defensive effort, the badly outnumbered and...