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  • Kristi Alford, Casey Haarberg

    Casey Haarberg proposed to Kristi Alford on Oct. 10, 2010, and they have set the wedding date for June 11, 2011. The wedding ceremony and reception will be held at the Palmer Course at the Woodlands Country Club in Houston, Texas. Casey and Kristi, both...
  • Christian Women’s Club to meet in Wallace Saturday, May 21

    The April rain is supposed to bring May flowers. We have had the rain so now it is time for “Blossoms for May.” It is the theme for the morning at the Christian Women’s Club meeting to be held in Wallace on May 21 at the Wallace Community Hall. The ...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: May 6, 7 and 8

      'Soul Surfer' Starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt Rated PG 106 Minutes ...
  • Local News Briefs

    Public promenade planned for Saturday Community members can join in the fun of Wauneta-Palisade’s prom this Saturday with a public promenade on tap at the high school gym in Wauneta. The promenade will begin at 7:30 p.m. MT/8:30 p.m. CT and offer fami...
  • Wauneta mom free of cancer after ‘act of an angel’

    Wauneta’s Stephanie Williams, at center, is happy to be cancer-free, and so are her children Mellary, 6, and Coalten, 10. (Josh Sumner | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Over three years have passed since the Wauneta ...
  • Irrigators show strong interest in retirement program

    Deadline coming up May 15 By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Interest remains strong for an acreage retirement program focusing on acres in the Rapid Response Area (RRA) of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD). The URNRD a...
  • Handiwork of Wauneta’s Beryl Knotwell to be showcased over the next two weeks

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   The next two weeks will be an especially busy time for Wauneta’s Beryl Knotwell, an already very busy lady. Her quilts will be featured during a trunk show on Friday in McCook and then for the next two Sundays she ...
  • Ogallala man hired for sheriff’s deputy position

    Newest department hire will live in and cover Wauneta By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   County Sheriff Kevin Mueller has announced the hiring of Thomas Howe, currently living in Ogallala, as his department’s third deputy. Howe will official...
  • Fire Marshal’s Office: Wind a factor in fatal Hitchcock County fire

    One person is dead and two others injured in a fire at a farm near Trenton. A news release Friday from Hitchcock County Sheriff Bryan Leggott says 46-year-old Theresa Borges Schnoor of Trenton died at the scene of the Thursday afternoon fire, described a...
  • Senators move budget to select file with little dissent

    Telephone conference report to Palisade, Grant on Tuesday, May 3 By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Nebraska’s Legislature moved the 2011-12-13 biennial budget bills forward to Select File Monday. Senator Mark Christensen said most of the ...
  • Controlled burn is training exercise

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   About 20 employees of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) from around Nebraska and beyond participated in a controlled burn of pasture on the Jack and John Maddux land Thursday, April 29. More th...
  • Courthouse to celebrate history

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   The Chase County Courthouse is celebrating its 100th year this summer. Built of brick, asphalt and stone, the newest edition was built between 1910-12. Previous courthouses and official structures had succumbe...
  • WP prom royalty candidates announced

    Prom is coming up this weekend for juniors and seniors at Wauneta-Palisade, and the candidates for king and queen have been announced. They are, above from left, Jenna Jutten, Landen Lawless, Bethany Riener, Drew Harris and Shelby Hamilton. Not pictured...
  • Screen printing adding to services available at Susie’s Creative Stitches

    Susan Todd, at right, displays one of the latest creations from Susie’s Creative Stitches as daughter Sara Bardsley discusses the benefits of being able to offer screen printing services. In addition to custom embroidered items, the crew at Susie’s ...
  • WP track teams finish in the middle of the RPAC

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wau-Pal boys and girls track teams combined to take home 13 medals at last Friday’s RPAC track meet in Arapahoe, but it was the girls who did the majority of the heavy lifting. Strong performances by several...
  • Junior high Broncs rack up medals in Imperial

    The WP junior high track team took home an assortment of medals at last Thursday’s Chase County Invite. Here is a complete look at how the junior Broncs did:   Chase County Invite 7th Grade Boys Team standings: 1. Holyoke, Colo., 100; 2. Sutherland...
  • Sports Lineup

    High school track meet tomorrow (Friday) It’s back to Benkelman for the Bronco track team, when they take part in the Dundy County-Stratton Twilight meet tomorrow afternoon. This will be the Broncos’ final regular season tune-up before the district m...
  • ‘Blue Jacket’ members shine during Wau-Pal FFA Banquet

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Achievements from the past 12 months were applauded and new honors bestowed during the Wauneta-Palisade FFA Chapter’s annual banquet held Thursday at the school Ag Shop. A steak supper was served to members and gue...
  • ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE: Royal bride shows similar genuineness as Lady Di

    Commoner Kate Middleton definitely gave up any privacy in her life by falling in love with Prince William. Despite the fame and having millions of people around the world taking notice of every step she takes, she has that genuine look of compassion towar...
  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gov’t needs to repay what it borrowed

    Dear Editor, May I express some opinions about the Social Security issue that is sweeping the nation? I feel if the Federal government would repay what it borrowed to fund past wars, there would not be a problem. But with the present budget disaster, re...