Area businesses will be closed for Labor Day
The Wauneta Breeze will join other area businesses in closing Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day.
Deadlines for submitting news and advertising items advances to noon Friday due to Monday’s plann...
By Daryll Ray
Have you heard that the Obama administration is considering treating spills from milk tankers in the same way that spills from gasoline tankers are treated?
We have heard that as well, only it turns out that it is not ...
By Ed Howard
Opponents of U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson are making an issue of his keeping a comparatively low profile while Congress is taking a break.
Translation: Republicans wish the Democratic lawmaker would make more public appearances, i...
Months of hard work and preparation undertaken by 4-H youngsters were on full display last week during the Chase County Fair in Imperial. Above, Colby Hoskovec, 7, of rural Wauneta gets his official participant number pinned to his shirt by his mom, J...
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Months of hard work and preparation undertaken by 4-H youngsters were on full display last week during the Chase County Fair in Imperial. Above, Colby Hoskovec, 7, of rural Wauneta gets his official participant number pinned to his shirt by his mom, Jul...
Kaden Dorn, son of Chad and Trish Dorn of rural Wauneta, participating in the open class lamb show last Wednesday in Imperial.
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Glowing reviews and compliments keep coming the fair board’s way aft...
The dog days of summer are waning which means back-to-school time across Nebraska. Classes at Wauneta-Palisade Schools began on Tuesday, just in time for a return of triple-digit heat, of course. Above, Trey McCrumb leads the pack as he celebrates his f...
William Polly of Virginia, visiting his grandparents, won the Got Talent Contest with his cup stacking. It’s been a busy few months for young William who put in a stacking appearance on the Jay Leno Show earlier this summer.
By Carolyn Lee
MCC computer class to be held in Palisade
A user- friendly computer class for beginners is set for three Thursdays in September in Palisade.
The classes will focus on the basic understanding of computers and computer language in joining the technology o...
Dennis Cavanaugh of Wauneta took first place in the 10-year-old boys division. He was among the more than 100 youngsters who put their pedal power to the test during the Pedal Pull Contest at the Chase County Fair in Imperial last week.
By Tina Kit...
WP plays host to Cheylin in Wauneta in the Broncs’ season opener beginning at 4 p.m. MT/5 p.m. CT.
WP football team will host Cheylin in Wauneta in the Broncs’ season opener with kickoff slated f...
‘Hunter Safety’ classes will be held Mondays and Tuesdays, Sept. 19 thru Oct. 4, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. CT on
the McCook Community College campus in McMillen Hall, room 213 with Dee Traphagan as the instructor.
Nebraska State Law requires anyone 11 yea...
‘Bow Hunter Safety’ will be held Thursday Sept. 8 from 6-10 p.m. CT and Saturday, Sept. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT on the McCook Community College campus in McMillen Hall, Room 201. If archery hunting in southwest Nebraska’s great outdoors is app...
The Nebraska School Activities Association’s Board of Directors voted 8-0 at its August meeting Tuesday to award the 2012 and 2013 state volleyball tournaments to Grand Island.
Lincoln, which hosted state volleyball from 1981 to 2009, also put in a bid...
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners will consider 2011 waterfowl season recommendations at their meeting Aug. 30 in McCook. The meeting starts at 7 a.m. MT/8 a.m. CT at the Bureau of Reclamation Office, 1706 W. 3rd St.
If the recommendations are ap...
10 years ago this week
Aug. 30, 2001
School started Tuesday, Aug. 21 with early release for most of the week due to temperatures in the high 90s. Three new teachers include Jennifer Monson, Denise Bales and Jane Brown filling the vacancies of Harmoni Ca...
Michele Stretch was among 30 undergraduate students from nine colleges and universities in Nebraska who joined the INBRE program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
These bright young men and women make up the new class of science novices who w...
By Nola Straub
Rearranging flowers makes me happy . . . I love to use silk flowers this time of year to perk up the flower gardens. The heat of August does take its toll! I love the orange, red, and gold colored silk flowers to add spice to the grasshopp...
By Robert Tigner
The Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB) is native to the forests of western North America. The forests of Colorado have been hard hit by this pest in the last few years. One report recently claimed that the beetle has gotten n...