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  • Chamber launches ‘Customer Service Person’ contest

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   October is being celebrated as “National Customer Service” month in Wauneta and the Wauneta Chamber is seeking your help in designating Wauneta’s top customer-oriented worker or business owner for the 2011 Custo...
  • Bid awarded for east Wauneta water project

    Low bid of $98,064 submitted by Van Kirk Bros. Contracting of Sutton   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Bids for the water system improvement project for east Wauneta were in line with projections, with one bid actually coming in 8 percent lower t...
  • Kerchal big winner in VB&T drawing

    Tyler Kerchal of Wauneta, above, was the big winner during Valley Bank and Trust’s Free Friday promotion last week in Wauneta. Kerchal won the drawing for a 40-inch LCD television capping the bank’s daylong open house event promoting their free chec...
  • BRIEFS

    Bake sale planned to assist Lasaters Terry and Raina Lasater of Wauneta are making plans to host a bake sale this Saturday in Wauneta to help cover medical expenses incurred as Raina continues to battle a serious heart condition. The bake sale will begi...
  • Donate blood and give thanks to those who have served

    During November, a time to give thanks and honor Veteran’s Day, the American Red Cross invites eligible blood donors to give blood and honor those who have served the country in the Armed Forces. Two communities in this area are hosting blood drives in...
  • ‘Operation Safe Driver’ promoting commercial motor vehicle safety

    The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) will conduct high-visibility enforcement operations as it participates in the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) “Operation Safe Driver” week. Look for enforcement activities to be conducted statewide on h...
  • Broncos come up short against Eustis-Farnam

      Wauneta-Palisade and Eustis-Farnam players smack heads on the field. The Broncs came up short in the contest with the Knights edging the Broncos 54-52 in the action-packed contest.   By Carl Williams The Wauneta Breeze   The running game of t...
  • WP volleyball girls upend Dundy County-Stratton; fall to Hitchcock County at RPAC Tournament

      Brianna Einspahr digs up a hard-driven serve from a Wallace player earlier this season as Tailor Lee and Abbie Fanning look on. Against Dundy County-Stratton Monday night, Einspahr, a freshman, had six digs, two kills and ace block.   By Tina Kit...
  • HCWP footballers fall to Paxton

    The Hayes Center/Wauneta-Palisade football team travelled to Paxton last Thursday, Oct. 13, and lost by a score of 56-14. Coach Kuhlen said Paxton had a very talented team for the junior high level. Billy Straub scored both touchdowns for HCWP. One was o...
  • Junior High volleyball team wraps up 2011 season

    By Betsy Johanson WP Junior High Coach   The Wauneta-Palisade junior high volleyball team recently finished its 2011 season. The team’s 12 players — five eighth graders and seven seventh graders — competed well with area competition but most imp...
  • Junior High volleyball team wraps up 2011 season

    Members of Wauneta-Palisade’s 2011 junior high volleyball team include, front row from left, eighth graders Cheyenne Cavanaugh, Tryssta Duvel, Ellie Lee and Maycee Hicks. At back, seventh graders CeAnna Jahn, Kendra Carl, Taylor Todd, Melany Morales...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Oct. 25, 2001 Heritage of Wauneta was one of 38 facilities out of 24,000 nursing homes nationwide to be named recipient of the National Quality Care Award. The award was presented at the annual convention of the American Health Ca...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Trees turning and leaves falling . . .

    By Nola Straub It’s looking alot like Fall with all the trees turning colors, leaves falling and corn harvesters rushing here and there. Have you noticed all the pumpkins appearing on steps of homes and the yard decorations appearing?   Eggplant Par...
  • G.A.D.G.E.T.’s Garage Oct 22 at Palisade

    G.A.D.G.E.T.’s (God Always Doing Great Exciting Things) Garage will be meeting on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Trinity in Palisade. All 4-12 year old children are welcome to join in for a “royal celebration” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT at Trinity Lutheran ...
  • Trinity, Redeemer Churches to host Mission Festival in Palisade

    Trinity Lutheran of Palisade and Redeemer Lutheran of Wauneta will be hosting a joint Mission Festival at Trinity on Sunday, Oct. 23. The guest speaker will be Pastor Reehl, coodinator for reaching out to Russian orphanages. Everyone is welcome to atten...
  • Donna Rufenacht Fuller memorial gift pushes Cancer Walk past $10,000 mark

    Brenda Anderson of Wauneta, who assisted with the Chase County Hospital Cancer Walk, accepts a $1,000 donation from Rod Fuller made in memory of his wife, Donna Rufenacht Fuller, who died of cancer in June.   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   ...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Oct. 21, 22 & 23

        Dolphin Tale in 3D showing this week at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre Showtime: 7 p.m. MT Rated PG Running time:  113 minutes Admission: $5 per person...
  • Football co-oping for next year a nonstarter

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   It’s back to the brainstorming stage for Wauneta-Palisade administrators and board members after an inquiry into a possible co-oping of high school football programs with Hayes Center was declined Monday night. A p...
  • Assessments show WP students meeting state standards for most part

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   In a preview of local assessment test scores ahead of the statewide release of the State of the School Reports expected next week, Wauneta-Palisade educator Jill Hidy told WP school board members that for the most par...
  • Chase County Hospital District petition drive extended

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The petition drive to dissolve the Chase County Hospital District has been extended. Signatures will be accepted through Oct. 21. Coordinator Sue Smith said the drive was extended “because there is no actual dea...