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  • School Board outlines finishing touches for construction project

    Wauneta-Palisade School Board authorizes additional spending during their February meeting By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   A lengthy discussion between Wauneta-Palisade School Board members resulted in the authorization of $27,996 in spending at ...
  • Goal of water augmentation to keep from shutting off rapid response area wells

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles that will examine details of the purchase of 4,000 acres to be used for a stream augmentation project by the Upper Republican Natural Resources Dist...
  • Enders Lake included on EPA’s ‘impaired waters’ list

    DEQ official said lake is safe for fishing, recreation By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Enders Lake is one of 259 water bodies or streams in Nebraska that have been included in the latest Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) list of impa...
  • Christensen inquiring colleagues for support on enviro fund transfer

    Telephone conference report to Imperial, Grant and Palisade on Tuesday, Feb. 15 By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   “The saga continues,” said Senator Mark Christensen regarding his quest to gain support for LB229 — Senator Deb Fischer’s bill...
  • Change of Command

    An official Change of Command ceremony occurred on Jan. 25, in which Wauneta native Captain Eric D. Kitt, USMC, at far left, became the Commanding Officer (CO) for India Battery 3rd Battalion 12th Marines. India Battery is an artillery firing battery at...
  • Silver medal runs carry Haarberg, Pollmann to state

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   The quest for Qwest Center proved successful for two local grapplers. A pair of Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers are headed to the state meet in Omaha this weekend after notching second place wins to both ...
  • Wau-Pal takes down Chase County in thriller

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team (20-1) hung on for a hard-fought 59-52 win over cross-county rival Chase County (9-13) last Tuesday, thanks in large part to the late-second heroics of senior Drew Harris. ...
  • Lady Broncs top Horns, wrap up regular season

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   A 16-0 second quarter run sparked the Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team (14-8) to a 46-38 victory over Chase County (5-17) last Tuesday. Caught off guard by the length of the Horns’ zone, Wau-Pal struggled t...
  • Sports Lineup

    High school wrestling state tourney today (Thursday) through Saturday, Feb. 19 Qualifiers from the HC/WP wrestling squad will compete for state gold when they head to Omaha to take on the state’s best.   Lady Bronco basketball tonight (Thursday) Th...
  • Broncos young and old belt national anthem

    Jenna Jutten holds the microphone as she dazzles the home crowd with her rendition of the National Anthem. Jutten, a WP  choir student, was the top alternate chosen for All-State Choir this year. She participated in honor choir at Doane, Kearney and Ch...
  • Bronco cheerleaders heading to state

    By Joselyn Ramirez WP Journalism Staff This year the Bronco Cheerleaders; Ayla Rector, Joselyn Ramirez, Alondra Almanza and Coach Sutherland, wanted to take on the challenge of performing at the 2011 Nebraska State Cheer and Dance Competition which w...
  • Broncs excel at speech meet

    By Joselyn Ramirez WP Journalism Staff The Wauneta-Palisade speech team showed off their talent at the Sutherland speech meet February 5. The team had an early morning as they left Wauneta at 5 a.m. Almost all of the twenty-three members went to the ...
  • WP goes to RPAC choir

    By Jenna Jutten WP Journalism Staff   February 8 the Wauneta –Palisade Choir made the trip to Hitchcock county school in Trenton for the annual RPAC mass choir. All the schools in the west division of the RPAC conference participated this year. The ...
  • Foods class holds dessert raffle

    By Shelby Hamilton WP Journalism Staff   The Wauneta-Palisade foods class wanted to raise money to cook/ bake more during class and thought that having a dessert raffle would be a fun and easy way to meet their goal. The students talked to Mr. Holmber...
  • Baby, think it over

    By Landen Lawless WP Journalism Staff   The Wauneta-Palisade Schools invested in a lifelike doll that teaches students about what it takes to have a child. The baby allows teens to experience some of the demands of infant care, and the baby also knows...
  • Soup, sandwich extravaganza

    By Desiree Washum WP Journalism Staff   The senior class hosted a Soup and Sandwich Feed during the varsity basketball game on February 11 in Wauneta. The meal consisted of a sandwich with soup and a brownie for five dollars and was served in the Food...
  • V-Day at Frenchman Valley NHS

    By Rebecca Strand WP Journalism Staff   The Wauneta-Palisade Frenchman Valley NHS Chapter held their annual Valentine’s Day flower and balloon sale, the NHS members sold roses, balloons, and carnations from January 31, through February 10. Students,...
  • ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE: ‘Cinderella’ entertains another generation

    A bit of trivia I happened to see over the weekend clued me in that Walt Disney released the ever popular “Cinderella” 61 years ago. Yes, Feb. 15, 1950, kicked off the showing of a princess tale that continues to be very much a part of my life yet to...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Bill’s initial approval befuddles local officials

    The long-gone debate over term limits for state senators sometimes centered on how the depth of debate would suffer without the “institutional memory” provided by longtime lawmakers. Credit one of the Legislature’s youngest members, Sen. Heath Mell...
  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Compulsory insurance complaint

    Compulsory insurance violates premise innocent ‘till proven guilty! Does anybody know what the cost of subsidizing the insurance companies by using tax paid officials to force sell insurance? Insurance is a gamble....The client bets on his own misfortun...