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  • Christensen dismisses plan to decommission LRNRD as ‘rumor’

    Telephone conference report to Palisade, Grant on Tuesday, May 10 By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   As the 102nd Legislature rapidly approaches the end of its 90-day session on June 8, Sen. Mark Christensen said there would technically be enough ti...
  • Wau-Pal band, choir hit the right notes at Spring Concert

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Warm weather gave way to cool melodies during last Tuesday’s Spring Concert at the Wauneta gymnasium. Featuring the tunes of both the boys and girls high school choir, as well as the WP junior high and high schoo...
  • Hamilton, Skelton crowned at prom

    Wau-Pal seniors Shelby Hamilton and Colby Skelton were crowned queen and king of the 2011 prom during last Saturday’s promenade. This year’s prom royalty, pictured above from left, is Landen Lawless, Bethany Riener, Shelby Hamilton, Colby Skelton, J...
  • Wauneta tidies up during Community Clean-up Day

    Citizens of Wauneta were able to do some spring cleaning last Wednesday, with the help of village workers and several Wau-Pal students. Shane Lawless, above, of the Wauneta Utilities Department, sorts through a truckload of left-behind material. Townspe...
  • Feed My Starving Children event gets boost with $10,000 matching grant

    Fundraising goal past halfway point By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Organizers for the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) mobile event in Imperial this summer got a big boost in their fundraising efforts this week with a $10,000 matching gra...
  • WP girls finish fourth, boys seventh at DCS Twilight

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Blustering winds couldn’t keep Wau-Pal from having one of its best meets of the track season at last Friday’s Twilight Meet at Dundy County-Stratton. The WP girls track team took fourth place among 10 teams, th...
  • Junior high Broncs close out season at RPAC meet in Benkelman

    The Wau-Pal junior high track team participated in its final track meet of the year on Monday, with the girls team finishing fifth, and the boys team finishing sixth. WP athletes won a total of 12 medals at the event. Here’s a closer look at how WP far...
  • Denkers take third in Senior 2-Man Scramble at Enders

    Ken Denker and Terry Denker, both of Wauneta, took third place in the Senior 2-Man Scramble held May 5 at the Enders Lake Golf Course with 21 teams at play. The Denkers carded a 70, two strokes back of Dave Auwerda and Cliff Brown of Ogallala who shot a 6...
  • Imperial’s Frasier wins barrels at McCook

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Shelby Frasier of rural Imperial took first place in the barrel competition in the Sunday go of the Southwest Nebraska High School Rodeo held in McCook last weekend. Frasier turned in a time of 15.738 second...
  • SHOUT OUT: Prom goes off without a hitch

    This past weekend was Wauneta-Palisade’s Junior and Senior Prom. I would like to show my appreciation to all the junior mothers who made desserts and helped in the kitchen. Also, a good job was done by all those who helped with post-prom activities. C...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Battle over abortion not the fight it once was

    There was a time, not long ago, when it was suggested in this space that abortion was not quite the hot button issue it once was in the Nebraska Legislature. Julie Schmit –Albin, executive director of Nebraska Right to Life, quickly got in touch to ask...
  • Wind power in Nebraska: A new era?

    Guest Column By Johnathan Hladik of The Center for Rural Affairs   After a decade of wasted potential, wind power proponents throughout Nebraska received good news last week. The American Wind Energy Association’s First Quarter Market Report shows ...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: Recognizing outstanding student performance

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   In the Class of 2011, 16 Nebraska students earned a perfect ACT score and one earned a perfect SAT score. They represent Nebraska’s best and brightest young people. Nebraska’s Commissioner of Education, Dr. Ro...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week May 17, 2001 Commencement exercises were held Sunday for 19 seniors, the second smallest class to graduate from the consolidated district since the Class of 1994 which graduated 16. Co-valedictorians were Chris Manker and Brian Br...
  • 4-H Horse ID’s and Entries due

    4-H members who plan to exhibit horses in the 4-H Program this year must identify all horses they plan on showing and using in competition on proper identification forms and return to the Extension Office by May 13th. ID sheets may be picked up at the Ex...
  • SW 4 Upcoming Events

    (all times are local time) For more information on any of these events contact your local Extension Office.   May 9—Benkelman Welding Class Tri-State Truck and Trailer Shop 6-8 p.m. MT. For more information contact Jeremy at 423-2068. May 12—Haye...
  • College Notes

    Stephen Blomstedt Stephen Blomstedt of Palisade, Neb., was among the 308 graduates who were awarded degrees during Chadron State College’s commencement exercises Saturday, May 7. Blomstedt was awarded a Bachelor of Science in information management sy...
  • College Notes

    Ashley Kitt The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted degrees to approximately 2,800 students from 47 states, Puerto Rico and 43 countries May 6 and 7 in separate commencement ceremonies for baccalaureate, graduate and law degrees. Patrick Dussault, Ch...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Salads special for spring days . . .

    By Nola Straub Fresh salads are always special in the spring. My sister, Norma, had saved these versatile salad dressings to make ahead and have ready for spring days ahead. She always loved to cut up bowls of veggies so everyone could pick their additio...
  • Hunts attend EMS Conference

    Nearly 60 individuals attended the sixth annual Republican Valley Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Conference on April 2, at the Arapahoe High School. The conference was sponsored by Tri Valley Health System, Phelps Memorial Health Center, Norton County ...