Some of the cast members of “The Penny Dreadfuls” run through their lines ahead of next week’s Dessert Theatre performance in Wauneta including, from left, Connor Kayton, Tailor Lee, Hannah Nordhausen, Alondra Almanza, Abby Fanning, Jake Maris, ...
In trying to dissect and comprehend the theater that is the current Keystone XL controversy, I’m wondering whether to characterize its genre as comedy, tragedy, or farce; it contains elements of all three, but one must prevail.
It’s comical, for inst...
By Mary Kay Quinlan
Nebraska News Service
The top executive of the company that wants to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline through the Ogallala Aquifer was quoted this week as saying that Nebraskans would support the project “if they get the fact...
The Nebraska Department of Roads’ crews are prepared for winter weather’s annual badgering. Workers and equipment will be out to clear the highways and to monitor changing conditions through the snow, the cold and the bold (drivers).
10 years ago this week
Nov. 8. 2001
Corn was piled up on the ground as storage ran short. According to Frenchman Valley Coop Branch Manager John Unger nearly 960,000 bushels had been received as of Tuesday well above the nine-year average of 880,000.
By Nola Straub
Fall Differences. There are slight differences in the trees, temperatures, and also in the foods we start to think about. With a chill in the kitchen I start to want warmer foods and warmer smells in the house like oven and crock-pot cooki...
Have you ever wanted an easy-to-use gardening resource that gives gardeners hints and timelines to carry out different work in the yard or landscape? That resource has now arrived!
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Master Gardeners from the North ...
Kenton Paul Doetker, son of Kelly and Dawn Doekter, observed his first birthday on Oct. 4, 2011.
A party, using a frog theme, was held on Sunday, Oct. 9, to help him celebrate the big occasion with brother Coleton and sister McKenna, other family members...
Showing this week at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre
Oct. 28, 29, 30
Show time: 7 p.m. MT
Admission: $5 per person
Running time: 129 minutes...
By Tina Kitt
The Wauneta Breeze
Fewer kids than ever are walking the halls of the Wauneta-Palisade Schools attendance centers in Wauneta and Palisade — almost half as many as there were 15 years ago.
After a break in the trend last year, the deca...
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Senator Mark Christensen of Imperial will be returning to Lincoln next week for a special session of the Nebraska Legislature.
On Monday, Gov. Dave Heineman called the special legislative session, which will...
Heritage welcomes trick-or-treaters
Little spooks and goblins are encouraged to include Heritage of Wauneta on their Halloween night trick-or-treating route.
From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. MT on Monday, Oct. 31, Heritage residents will have goodies to hand out ...
By Carolyn Lee
The Imperial Republican
The children’s version of “Heaven is for Real,” written for children by a child, is now out. “Heaven is for Real for Kids” was dictated in the first person by Colton Burpo of Imperial.
Connor Kayton (No. 4) and Bo Fanning (No. 34) work to contain Medicine Valley’s Ty Contrerez (No. 9) in the final game of the season for the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos.
By Carl Williams
The Wauneta Breeze
The final season game for the Wauneta-Pal...
Brooklyn Nordhausen, No. 10, tips the ball past the hands of a Medicine Valley blocker as Bronco teammate Tailor Lee stands ready to pick up a put-back if needed. The Broncos dominated the Raiders, downing them in three straight sets in WP’s last home...
Wauneta-Palisade junior high members of the combined Hayes Center/Wauneta-Palisade junior high football team include, front row from left, Michael Lovell, Logan Fischer, Dallas Matthews, Tyler Carl, Tyler Davis, Brody Nordhausen and Seth Straub. Back ...
Poster contest prize winners, from left, Maycee Wheeler, Kendra Bley, Lanee Nordhausen and Jayden Ingold
The Palisade Volunteer Fire Department held a Fire Prevention Poster Contest for fire safety week.
The posters were judged by the Wauneta-Palisade...
Pheasant hunters are being asked to report any leg bands they find on the pheasants they shoot this fall in the Southwest Focus on Pheasants area.
Jeff Lusk is the upland game program manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
He says Game and ...
Opening day for pheasant and quail hunting season in Nebraska is Saturday, with the best hunting expected to be found in southwest Nebraska.
“In the eastern third of the state it’s going to be spotty for pheasant and quail,” said Jeff Lusk, upland ...
By Lori Pankonin
“Once Upon a Town,” by Bob Greene just opened a whole new perspective for me about the North Platte Canteen during World War II.
Wow! Wow! Wow! And might I say, WOW!
What started out as the intent to surpri...