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  • W-P track kicks off season at Perkins County Triangular

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   With only 11 girls and eight boys out for track this season, Broncos fans can take a quality over quantity approach to the 2012 Wauneta-Palisade track team. The Broncos will be led by lone senior and two-time state...
  • Ducks Unlimited celebrates 75 years this Saturday night in Imperial

    The annual Frenchman Valley Ducks Unlimited (DU) Chapter banquet is coming up. Scheduled for Saturday, March 24, the banquet will begin at 6 p.m. with a social hour at the Imperial City Gym. A prime rib sandwich dinner follows at 7 p.m. MT. A live aucti...
  • 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 compet...
  • 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 m...
  • 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 P...
  • Heritage Happenings

    Lucille McBride Heritage of Wauneta St. Patrick's Day At Heritage where I live, the main dining room has been decorated with green and white for the holiday. We may have considered it just another day but here at the home we got to have a party and le...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Mar. 28, 2002 AmFirst Bank President Van Korell announced plans to close the Palisade branch office, closing on June 30. A wind-driven fire raged out of control near Hamlet last Wednesday, destroying a machine shop, burning 4,500...
  • Wauneta’s American Legion: 80 years of service

    Dale Bischoff, Wauneta American Legion Adjutant, stands next to the wall of thank you notes and award ribbons the Post has received over the years. These kind words and recognition of accomplishments decorate one wall of the American Legion meeting ro...
  • W-P sixth grade students study castles

    W-P sixth grade students designed castles as part of their studies of medieval Europe. Students’ castles were based off real castles in Europe. Pictured here are (front from left) Natalie Ramirez, Alejandra Almanza, Destiny Matthews, Matthew Knotts,...
  • Community’s generous support of nursing home project blows fundraising goal away

    By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The generosity and dedication to the Heritage of Wauneta nursing home by Waunetans and expatriates has been felt by all in the past year since Vetter Health Services (VHS) announced their plans to sell or close Waune...
  • Legislature approves transfer of Champion Mill, Champion Lake

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   Last Thursday the Nebraska Legislature passed LB 739, which would allow the transfer of ownership of Champion Mill State Historical Park and State Recreation Area (SRA) from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commissi...
  • W-P Schools to purchase classroom amplification systems; will discuss facility improvements at special meeting March 19

    By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade school board met Monday night for their regular monthly meeting. Agenda items included discussion on the continuous improvement process, purchase of classroom amplification systems, facilities im...
  • Southwest Nebraska average land values slightly ahead of state’s

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   SW Four Extension Educator Robert Tigner said figures for the southwest Nebraska area are slightly above the state’s average ag land values released last week in UNL’s annual report. The preliminary UNL re...
  • Wauneta-Palisade High School track teams get ready to compete

    Track team members were able to take advantage of the good weather this week during track practice. Here, assistant coach Janessa Wood observes speed ladder drills. ...
  • Wauneta’s American Legion: 80 years of service

    Dale Bischoff, Wauneta American Legion Adjutant, stands next to the wall of thank you notes and award ribbons the Post has received over the years. These kind words and recognition of accomplishments decorate one wall of the American Legion meeting room...
  • W-P sixth grade students study castles

    W-P sixth grade students designed castles as part of their studies of medieval Europe. Students’ castles were based off real castles in Europe. Pictured here are (front from left) Natalie Ramirez, Alejandra Almanza, Destiny Matthews, Matthew Knotts, W...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Mar. 21, 2002 Patsy Williams has been hired as the new village clerk, replacing Mindi Goings who wanted to spend more time with her family. The Wauneta-Palisade speech team swept the District D1-7 Speech Contest, taking first and...
  • Cook It Quick.

    By Nancy Frecks Extension Educator University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension SW 4   The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, offers a free monthly electronic newsletter and website called Cook It Quick. Cook It Quick's goal is to make you “hun...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Income tax season. . .

    By Nola Straub Income tax season. . . AGAIN! Doesn’t it seem to come twice a year or am I just getting older? Now I understand Dad saying, “You will have to pay taxes until you die, then it is someone else’s headache.” Each year I vow to have a b...
  • $5,185 needed to meet nursing home goal; village board discusses purchase of home

    Several area residents were present at last week’s special meeting of the Village board to discuss the purchase of Heritage of Wauneta from Vetter Health Services.   By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The extreme generosity from individuals ...