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    Home repair assistance still available in Wauneta The Village of Wauneta partnered with Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation to offer the Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation program to Wauneta residents. This program allows income-eligible home ...
  • Palisade credit union robbed at gunpoint

    Evidence was gathered at the Pioneer Community Federal Credit Union in Palisade Monday, with FBI Investigator Drew Armstrong, Hitchcock County Deputy Ronald Daugherty, Hitchcock County Sheriff Bryan Leggott and a State Patrol Officer working together ...
  • Spring storm shuts down power across SW Nebraska

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Most everyone across the region got a chance to play “pioneer” when a whopper of a spring snow storm hit the area, causing widespread power outages, some lasting for several days. Even those living in town got a ...
  • Wauneta Breeze sweeps weekly newspaper awards

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   For the second year in a row, the Wauneta Breeze took home top weekly honors at the Nebraska Press Association’s annual convention and awards banquet, held this past weekend in Lincoln. The Breeze — staffed by ...
  • Additional grant funds awarded for water main project

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   It will be a busy few months addressing water infrastructure in Wauneta as the final hurdles are cleared for an expansive series of waterworks projects. David Blau of Miller and Associates was on hand at last week...
  • Turbulent trail ended in Wauneta for Karen Layman and family

      By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Making the choice to uproot your children and relocate to a new state is never easy. Karen Layman knows from experience, because that’s exactly what she did in September of 2009. Karen and her four children...
  • Christensen kills ethanol labeling bill

    Telephone conference report to Palisade, Grant on Tuesday, April 19 By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Sen. Mark Christensen’s Legislative Bill 698, which would have changed the way ethanol-based fuels are labeled at gas pumps, isn’t likely to s...
  • WP band members earn high marks at districts

    Bronco band members who earned ‘1’ ratings at last week’s district competition in McCook are, from left, Cassidy Rathe, Jack McGraw, Tayler Nordhausen, Jacob Maris and Jenna Jutten. Maris and McGraw played an alto sax duet together. Nordhausen per...
  • Junior high Broncos ‘jump’ to top finishes

    The first two track meets of the season have come and gone for the Wau-Pal junior high track team, and it’s clear where the junior Broncos excel: Events that involve jumping. Four out of the five first place medals WP earned in its first two meets of t...
  • Carnes, Turner shine in Nebraska spring game

    By Eric Olson AP Sports Writer   Nebraska coach Bo Pelini thinks Brion Carnes showed enough in the Red-White Game to push the Cornhuskers’ top two quarterbacks come fall. The redshirt freshman outplayed Taylor Martinez and Cody Green, throwing for ...
  • Sports Lineup

    Last Saturday’s Sutherland Invite rescheduled An onslaught of winter storms caused last weekend’s high school track meet in Sutherland to be rescheduled. The new date is Tuesday, April 26. Start time is 9 a.m. MT/10 a.m. CT.   Check out next week...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Gov. Heineman yet to veto bill allowing towns to raise taxes

    Possibly to avoid being trite, Gov. Dave Heineman has stopped short of asking Omaha Sen. Brad Ashford: “What part of NO! do you not understand.” He could ask the same of Mayor Jim Suttle and other people and organizations who want Nebraska communitie...
  • Message from the desk of Hayes County Emergency Management

    By Charlynn Hamilton Hayes County Emergency Manager   I think most of us faired the snow storm pretty well. No electricity was probably the worst thing we all had to endure, but survival is the name of the game. Because of the storm I realized I was ...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: New business mentorship effort

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   Recently, I joined with business and development officials from the public and private sector in announcing a new partnership created to help strengthen Nebraska small businesses and startup enterprises through men...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week April 26, 2001 Winds at upwards of 98 mph were recorded near Benkelman. The Wauneta area also saw damage to trees, windows blown out, sheds and pivots turned upside down, grain bins torn from the foundations and power poles downed...
  • FFVF offering May Baskets

    Send a special something to a special someone on May Day. That’s the message of the Chase County Chapter of Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge (FFV). The organization is selling May Baskets, with proceeds going towards the cost of sending Chase County...
  • Shelby Hamilton recipient of CCC scholarship

    About 120 individuals planning to attend Central Community College-Hastings have received scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year. Among the recipients is Shelby Hamilton. Hamilton is the daughter of Dave and Kerry Hamilton of Wauneta....
  • Dan Brunkhorst recognized by Society for Range Management

    Wauneta native Dan Brunkhorst, a rangeland management specialist (RMS) with the Bureau of Land Management’s Lewistown Field Office, was recognized as the Outstanding RMS for Montana and the Dakotas at the 2011 Society for Range Management’s annual mee...
  • SW 4 Upcoming Events

    (all times are local time) For more information on any of these events contact your local Extension Office. April 21—Imperial, Imperial FCE Meeting Chase County Extension Office 11:30 a.m. MT. April 25—All Counties Clover Challenge County Offices 5...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: What you learn at a painting class. . .

    By Nola Straub A few weeks ago I went to Omaha to take a painting class from Ann Kingslan the still life artist who I started taking classes from in 1976. She is mostly retired now but once in a while gives a class at Kingsland-Gibilisco Art Studio that ...