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  • Cambridge tournament a curse and a blessing

    Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The second time was not a charm for the Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team. The Lady Broncos lost to Cambridge for the second time this season, this time a 36-28 loss in the consolation bracket of the Cambridge Tou...
  • Bronco boys win one, lose one over the weekend

    Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team split games this week to move to 6-5 on the season. The Broncos fell to Hitchcock County 51-32 Friday in Trenton and topped Southwest 65-35 at home Saturday. After an overtime...
  • Lady Broncs fall to Hitchcock County, overtake Southwest

    Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team has faced a tough stretch of road games in the past two weeks. Following losses to Brady, Cambridge and Southern Valley, the Lady Broncos headed to Trenton Friday to take o...
  • Start of new era for Wauneta Roller Mills

    This week, Emma Jean, Jim and Raymond Maxfield, joined for a photo outside the mill with Rogan and Ashley Einspahr.     After 86 years, Maxfields hand-off operation of family mill   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A new chapter is being wr...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Jan. 17, 2002 The Helen Skelton Fanning Estate gifted nearly $290,000 to the Wauneta Village Fire Department, rural fire district and EMS squad with the Imperial city and rural fire districts and Imperial EMS also receiving bequea...
  • Katelyn McGraw, Benjamin Grof

    Katelyn McGraw and Benjamin Grof are engaged to be married on July 14, 2012, at CreeksBend Golf Course in New Prague, Minn. Parents of the bride-to-be are Rev. Kevin and Heidi McGraw of Hamlet, Neb. Parents of the prospective groom are Michael and Beatri...
  • Kevin Carstensen, Jenna Britten

    Kevin Carstensen and Jenna Britten were united in marriage on July 9, 2011, at the Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene in Council Bluffs, Iowa. A reception, plated dinner and dance followed the ceremony at the Holiday Inn @ Ameristar. The bride is the daugh...
  • Husker Ag SMARTS Program to offer Business Management Skills starting January 24

    By Randall Saner Extension Educator Lincoln-McPherson Counties   The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Husker Ag SMARTS program is a comprehensive business management experience designed by UNL Extension Specialist, Educators and business prof...
  • “Walk in a Winter Wonderland” at WCW Club Saturday, Jan. 21

    The Wallace Christian Women’s Club will be “Walking in a Winter Wonderland” on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. Join friends, neighbors and family at the Wallace Community Hall beginning at 10 a.m. CT for a mini music concert by Janice Huber. There will be ...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Jan. 6, 7, 8 - The Muppets

    SHOWING THIS WEEK AT WAUNETA'S CHATEAU THEATRE   THE MUPPETS Starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams Show time: 7 p.m. MT nightly Rated PG Running time: 110 minutes Admission: $5 per person This week's movie is sponsored by Rich and Janet Keiser...
  • Heritage announcement tops local news in 2011

    COMMUNITY INFORMATION MEETING: The Wauneta Village Board will host a community informational meeting to discuss the proposed purchase of Heritage of Wauneta. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the American Legion Hall in Wauneta beginn...
  • State senators return to Lincoln for 60-day session

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Nebraska’s state senators return to Lincoln this week to begin the 60-day short session of the 102nd Legislature. Senator Mark Christensen of Imperial, who represents the 44th District in southwest Nebrask...
  • Child labor law proposals concern locals about effect on agriculture

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   The Department of Labor (DOL) is proposing to revise the child labor regulations in the Fair Labor Standards Act, which set forth the criteria for the permissible employment of minors under the age of 18 in agr...
  • Wauneta Housing Authority achieves smoke-free designation

    Housing Director Leanne Hunt accepts the new smoke-free apartment available yard sign from the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department. Leanne and her board are being recognized for their smoke free policy at the Wauneta Housing Authority.     ...
  • BRIEFS - Honor choir & band members; Christmas tree recycling; Late start at WP

    Music students named to honor choirs, bands Wauneta-Palisade’s Tayler Nordhausen has been picked to sing in the Doane Honor Choir, which will be held at Doane College in Crete Jan. 8-9. The WP junior was also among five WP musicians selected for the ...
  • Flooding tops Associated Press list of Nebraska news stories in 2011

    By Nelson Lampe Associated Press   A summer of historic flooding along the Missouri River was voted Nebraska’s top story in 2011, according to a survey of the state’s Associated Press newspaper and broadcast members. The Army Corps of Engineers r...
  • 2012 bowl season schedule

      Wauneta/Palisade High School Graduate Taylor Dixon was a member of the Nebraska Cornhusker team which played in the Capitol One Bowl Game.     By The Associated Press All Times MST     Friday, Jan. 6 Cotton Bowl, Arlington, Texas, Kansas...
  • Girls and Boys play in Brady holiday tournament

    Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   A hot start fueled a Lady Bronco win in Brady Thursday. The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team jumped out to a 19-3 lead en route to a 43-30 win over Anselmo-Merna at the Brady Tournament. Brooklyn Nordhausen s...
  • When did compromise become a 4-letter word?

    A Capitol Commentary By Mary Kay Quinlan   Nebraska political junkies got a new fix this week when Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson announced he would not seek re-election, setting off speculation about who the state’s Democrats might find to run for the ...
  • On Hitchens, Havel, and Kim—and Totalitarianism

      By Dr. Paul Kengor   Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at TheBlaze.com.   They say that famous people die in groups of three. I recently heard the news of the death of Christopher Hitchens, one of the world’s best-know...