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  • McCook man indicted in Palisade robbery

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A 36-year-old McCook man arrested in connection with last week’s armed robbery of the Pioneer Community Federal Credit Union in Palisade has been indicted. U.S. Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced last week that ...
  • Hospital District Board learns transfer of hospital not required

    Board believes money to do so could be better spent on the hospital By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   One of the biggest questions created by the formation of a hospital district in Chase County has centered on whether the county hospital...
  • Fight against cancer continues for Wauneta’s Mindi Goings

      By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Mindi Goings has been a fighter her entire life. The toughness she’s shown in what’s been nearly a six-year fight with cancer makes her recognizable as one of the strongest women in Wauneta. But you mi...
  • Heritage of Wauneta’s Gnome Trotter crew generates $1,000 for Chateau Theatre

    In a year of travels to yards throughout Wauneta and Palisade, Big Mo — Heritage of Wauneta’s Roaming Gnome — helped spur $1,000 in contributions to Wauneta’s Chateau Theatre. Members of the Gnome Trotter crew on hand for check presentation, were ...
  • Senators debate road bill for eight hours

    Telephone conference report to Palisade, Grant on Tuesday, April 26 By Jan Rahn The Grant Triibune Sentinel   With some bills finished, some advanced, and some sitting and spinning, the 102nd Legislature continues to wind its way toward the end of...
  • Zoning variance okayed for former B&D property

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Noting that standard property line setbacks for new construction would prohibit further development on some irregular shaped lots in Wauneta — especially those zoned for heavy industrial or general commercial use...
  • Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation opens doors to economic opportunity

    By Jan Rahn The Grant Tribune & Sentinel   The public is probably unaware of the many tasks and responsibilities that are undertaken by the administrator of Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation. Here is a summary of the duties p...
  • Dennis Hansen replaces Ann Burge as new administrator of SWNCBC

    By Jan Rahn The Grant Tribune & Sentinel   Nearly nine years ago to the day, a change took place at Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation (SWNCBC) when Ann Burge became the program officer and later the administrator. Now there...
  • Don Suda stepping down at SWPPD; Kayton named new manager

    Southwest Public Power District announced this week that Curtis Kayton has been named as the new manager at SWPPD. Kayton will take over management duties in July when current manager Don Suda retires after 42 years of service at SWPPD. Kayton and his wi...
  • Broncos get ‘back on track’ in McCook

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Members of the Wauneta-Palisade boys and girls track teams combined for a total of 21 personal records at last Wednesday’s Hayes Center Invite in McCook. Consider it a strong performance — especially since t...
  • WP junior high track team hosts invite at DCS

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Cool temperatures and cloudy skies were on the menu last Thursday, when the Wau-Pal junior high track team hosted their annual invite in Benkelman. A second place team finish for the WP boys and a third place te...
  • Bartels signs to play hoops at Hastings

    Wau-Pal senior Chris Bartels has made it official: He’ll be suiting up for the Hastings College basketball team next season. Bartels is pictured with his parents and coach as he signed his letter of intent to continue his hoops career. Pictured from...
  • Sports Lineup

    Sutherland track meet canceled, after all After being moved from its original date of Saturday, April 16 to Tuesday, April 26, athletic directors have decided not to reschedule the Sutherland Invite. This is the second meet this season to drop off the Br...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Bill to remove TERC members clearly pointed at Wickersham

    When Bob Wickersham was a state senator from the hinterlands of upstream Nebraska, he was known as a thoroughly capable, intelligent, diligent and gentlemanly member of the Legislature. Although he carried the stocky build you’d expect on a fellow from...
  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Faith vs. Works

    Dear Editor, Salvation is a free gift . . . discipleship costs everything . . . there are many cults, (some-very bizarre) feigning religion! But the essence of religion—how to get peace with God—can be only one of two ways—the works of man or the g...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: Taking time to honor conservation

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   I was very pleased to join with the Nebraska Cattlemen and the Sand County Foundation in announcing the recipient of the 2011 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award ahead of Earth Day. The award is presented to pri...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week May 3, 2001 Shane Gerhartz of Palisade, a junior at Wauneta-Palisade High School, was selected as a delegate to Cornhusker Boys State in Lincoln this summer. He is sponsored by the John L. Sullivan American Legion Post 318 of Pali...
  • New Scholarship for Women honors Political Pioneer Helen Boosalis

    Political trailblazer Helen Boosalis is the inspiration for a new scholarship to benefit women students. The Inspiring Women Scholarship, established in 2009 following Boosalis’ death, will be awarded for the first time this year. “Helen Boosalis wa...
  • Tori Adams receivesscholarship

    About 75 current students at Central Community College-Grand Island have received scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year. Tori Adams of Palisade is among the recipients of an Academic Achievement Scholarship worth up to $1,000. Adams is majoring in ...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: After Easter, rain and spring flowers . . .

    By Nola Straub Hope everyone’s Easter was great and that you got plenty to eat and not too much. The rain is nice for the spring flowers and crops. The little resident bunny here chopped off a couple tulips and quit. I think the yellow ones were not to...