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  • Shane Anderson returns to Wauneta to take on duties at FVC

    Wauneta native Shane Anderson has returned to Wauneta from the Lincoln area with his young family after being named the new branch manager at the Frenchman Valley Co-op grain elevator in Wauneta   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   For the past ...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week January 24, 2002 Twelve ladies met at the Methodist church Thursday morning, having a “block” party, cutting out blocks to make into baby quilts at their next sewing day. Benjamin Anderjaska was baptized Sunday at Holy Family...
  • College Notes

    Marcos Ramirez Marcos Ramirez of Wauneta has been named to the Fall, 2011 semester Deans’ List for full-time students at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. Students must carry at least 12 credit hours and earn a minimum of a 3.75 grade point aver...
  • Lincoln-McPherson Extension looking to fill Extension Board seats

    By Randall Saner Extension Educator Lincoln-McPherson Counties North Platte   The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for appointments to be made to the Lincoln-McPherson Counties Extension Board of Directors. Appointment ...
  • Director completes “Director Certification Program”

    Rick Taylor, a director of the Frenchman Valley Farmers Co-op of Imperial, recently completed a four-phase educational program co-sponsored by the Nebraska Cooperative Council and CoBank. He will receive a Certificate of Recognition acknowledging completi...
  • USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service extends sign-up period for Conservation Stewardship Program

    USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Dave White today announced that the cut-off date for the current Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) ranking period has been extended to Jan. 27, 2012. Producers who maintain a high level of con...
  • Ward attends American Legion Auxiliary Mid-Year Conference

    Jo Ann Ward, a member of Palisade American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 318, attended the Department of Nebraska’s 79th annual Mid-Year Conference in Norfolk, Neb., Jan. 13-15. While there she had the opportunity to attend the Oratorical Contest for high sch...
  • Memorial books and new books at the Wauneta Public Library

    The Wauneta Public Library has been the recipient of many memorials and donations. They include: “Collectors Cars” by Mick Walker, given in memory of Ray Hamilton; “Learning” by Karen Kingsbury, donated in memory of Marge Engell; “The Trackers...
  • Jan. 21 meeting of Wallace CWC is cancelled

    The Wallace Christian Women’s Club’s meeting set for Jan. 21 will not be held this coming weekend. Those planning to attend, please take note. Please watch for announcement of the February meeting....
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Jan. 13, 14, 15 - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    Showing this week at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Starring Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law and Noomi Rapace Rated PG-13 Show time at 7 p.m. MT nightly Running time: 120 minutes Admission: $5 per person Coming ...
  • Search is on for new WP administrator

    School Board looking to fill superintendent vacancy as Dr. Sibley announces plans to step down   Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   On Monday, Jan. 9, the school board of Wauneta-Palisade Public Schools passed the recommendation to declare the vacancy...
  • Start of new era for Wauneta Roller Mills: After 86 years, Maxfields hand-off operation of family mill

    This week, Emma Jean, Jim and Raymond Maxfield, joined for a photo outside the mill with Rogan and Ashley Einspahr.   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A new chapter is being written in the story of Wauneta’s Roller Mills. Founded in 1925 by ...
  • East Wauneta municipal water project wrapped up

        Bardsley and Bischoff discuss challenges faced by work crews when they hit old concrete footings from the old dam, grist mill and light plant as they worked to bore beneath the river, moving several feet west to avoid the submitted stone and c...
  • Wauneta sees new businesses established, expanded in 2011

      By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s business community saw new businesses established in 2011 as well as existing businesses expanded. New businesses included the establishment of Hamilton Services, O’Neil Tractor Repair and U-Ren...
  • Wauneta sees new businesses established, expanded in 2011

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s business community saw new businesses established in 2011 as well as existing businesses expanded. New businesses included the establishment of Hamilton Services, O’Neil Tractor Repair and U-Rent Stor...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Girls Scout cookies; Goodwill donations; Honor Choir; Worries for wheat growers

    WP vocalists taking part in UNK Honor Choir Five Wauneta-Palisade High School music students have been named to the University of Nebraska-Kearney Honor Choir. On Jan. 23 Tayler Nordhausen, Will Werner, William Bartlett, John Christner, and Donald Hunt w...
  • Unicameral is back

     A Capitol Commentary   By Mary Kay Quinlan   The Nebraska Unicameral is back in town for its 60-day legislative session, creating new opportunities for citizens to influence the men and women who make decisions about how our state government will ...
  • When Resolutions Matter

    By Dr. Craig Christiansen Executive Director of the Nebraska State Education Association   I wrestle every January, as does much of America, with the dilemma of New Year’s resolutions. It is an old custom about what changes should be made in our pe...
  • Education results for 2011 are in

    Dear Fellow Nebraskans By Gov. Dave Heinemann   Education is a key priority in our state and educating our sons and daughters is an investment that will pay dividends for individuals, families and communities throughout our state. Education success ...
  • What are those two stars?

    What's Up By Vernon Whetstone   I received a request last week inquiring about the two bright stars just above the eastern horizon before sunrise. Seems the questioner was out walking the dog and observed the two objects and wanted to know which star...