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  • ‘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...
  • BRIEFS

    Chase County declared natural disaster area The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Chase and Keith counties in western Nebraska as natural disaster areas. The designation comes in response to excessive rain, hail and high winds that struck th...
  • Engineering continues on URNRD augmentation project

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Engineering work continues on a project by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) designed to put water back into the Republican River for compact compliance purposes. Jasper Fanning, manage...
  • Brady Eagles fly over the Broncos

    Bronco Coach Justin Bernhardt strategizes with his team, including at left William Werner (No. 57) and Reese West (No. 45) during their game with Wallace. The Broncs travel to Eustis Friday to face the 0-6 Knights.   By Carl Williams The Wauneta Br...
  • Bronco netters split games ahead of next week’s conference tourney

    WP senior Jonee Maris slams a hit past a Wallace blocker in a match played earlier this season. The Broncs are idle this week, with conference tournament coming up next week.   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade volleyball tea...
  • Fire at Fortkamp/Doetker farm destroys house

    One wall and heaps of charred remains were all that were left in the aftermath of a fire that destroyed the house on the Marlin and Steve Fortkamp farm south of Wauneta, home to the late John and Lena Doetker.   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze  ...