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  • Committee looks at energy efficiency of school facilities

    By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade school board asked area residents to form a volunteer advisory committee to discuss W-P school facilities. Committee members invited by the board consisted of community members including parents...
  • Announcing series on local organizations; will end with readers’ choice of donation

    Starting next week, local service organizations will be featured in upcoming editions of the Breeze. Local service organizations in Wauneta and the surrounding area accomplish things that wouldn’t be possible without their volunteer service to the comm...
  • Update on local race filings

    By Jan Schultz, The Imperial Republican and Sheri Hink, The Wauneta Breeze   The race for District #1 county commissioner has strong interest. In addition to incumbent commissioner Chuck Vette, three others have filed—Theodore Brewer, Gary Grimes an...
  • Progress made money for Water Resources Cash Fund

    By Mark Christensen State Sen. 44th District   Last week we debated many bills, and fortunately one of those bills was my bill, LB950. The bill was designated a priority bill by the Natural Resources Committee. I would like to discuss this bill in mo...
  • Letter to the Editor

    Efforts to save nursing home make me proud; thank you to all who have helped   It is a federal law that every nursing home must have a pharmacist who acts as their consultant on matters related to medications. I have served in that position at Wauneta...
  • Chase County’s USDA moved into new offices last week

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   The move is complete. Chase County’s USDA (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture) offices can now be found in their new home at 706 East 5th in Imperial. Moving crews began the moving process last Monday morning and b...
  • Environmental Trust funds to help range restoration on URNRD augmentation site

    By Nate Jenkins Upper Republican NRD Asst. Mgr.   The Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) is in line to receive an $840,000 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust to help fund rangeland and stream flow restoration associated with ...
  • WP boys take record to 11-11 during 2011-12 campaign

    Two Wau-Pal seniors — Reese West, at left, and Bo Fanning — saw their high school basketball careers come to a close during subdistricts. The Bronco boys closed their 2011-12 season at 11-11. By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Statisticall...
  • Bronco basketball girls close rebuilding season with winning record at 13-10

    The Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team takes to the floor at Hershey for introductions ahead of their district final matchup with Ansley Feb. 24. The Bronco girls fell short in their bid for a state tourney berth, closing their season at 13-10 aft...
  • Kaiser on rotation with Chase County hospital

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   “I didn’t grow up thinking I would be a male nurse!” Former Imperial resident Ed Kaiser just spent a week under the direction of Dr. Doug Nicholson as part of his studies to become a Family Nurse Practiti...
  • Spotlight shines on speech team during Speech Night Spectacular

      Wauneta-Palisade speech team members got a chance to perfect their performances in front of a live audience ahead of the District Speech Meet when they hosted their annual Speech Night Spectacular Monday night at the Chateau Theatre. In all 16 ...
  • Bronco basketball girls close rebuilding season with winning record at 13-10

    The Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team takes to the floor at Hershey for introductions ahead of their district final matchup with Ansley Feb. 24. The Bronco girls fell short in their bid for a state tourney berth, closing their season at 13-10 after...
  • WP boys take record to 11-11 during 2011-12 campaign

    Two Wau-Pal seniors — Reese West, at left, and Bo Fanning — saw their high school basketball careers come to a close during subdistricts. The Bronco boys closed their 2011-12 season at 11-11. By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Statistically sp...
  • $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 individual...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Mar. 14, 2002 Utilities Superintendent Kelly Doetker and co-worker Jayden Maris are working on installing the new street signs throughout Wauneta as temperatures warm up. Former Wauneta third grade teacher Donna Applegarth was re...
  • Feeding the flock. . .

    By Nola Straub Feeding the Flock could mean preaching, farm chores, or cooking for the family. When the sons and families come home it is like feeding a flock. Tax season is here so family will probably have to be making the dreaded income tax trip here...
  • Hughes scholarships offered

    The Herbert J. Hughes Memorial Trust will give two $500 scholarships to seniors residing in Chase or Dundy County or graduating from Imperial, Wauneta or Benkelman High Schools. The applicants must pursue advanced education in an agriculture related fiel...
  • Jessica Long, Benjamin Johnson

    Jessica Long and Benjamin Johnson, both of Lincoln, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Jim and Annette Long of Wauneta and Bub and Joan Johnson of Lincoln. Grandparents of the couple are Violet Long of Wauneta, Patt...
  • Nursing home fundraising effort tops $195,000; Staff, residents feel positive about their future

    Nursing home staff and residents gather around the nursing station. Pictured here (left to right) are Sam Sutherland, Erma Kitt, Lisa Kisinger, Stacy Troutman and Lucille McBride. According to Kisinger, Heritage of Wauneta nursing home administrator, ...
  • Wauneta Senior Center serves entire community

    Sixty-five area residents gathered at the Wauneta Senior Center Sunday for their monthly Sunday dinner. The monthly Sunday dinners and pancake feeds are the senior center’s main fundraising activities. By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   The c...