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  • Champion Mill, lake bill in select file

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   A bill that would transfer ownership of Champion Mill State Historical Park and State Recreation Area from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) to Chase County has been moved to select file in the Nebr...
  • Heineman calls for repeal of local death tax authority

    By Ed Howard   State agricultural groups and the governor have demonstrated their willingness to shower the Humane Society of the United States with hellfire and brimstone if the well-funded animal welfare organization even looks like it’s about to p...
  • Priority bill declared by senators and committees

    By Mark Christensen State Sen. 44th District   It is another busy week in Lincoln for me and I look forward to the last of my 2012 bills having their committee hearings. Senator priority bills and committee priority bills have been declared and many ...
  • Bronco boys take down DCS in final home game

    By Diane StammThe Wauneta Breeze   It was an up-and-down type of night for the Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team against Dundy County - Stratton Friday. The team went from ahead by 10 in the third quarter to down by seven in the fourth before clos...
  • Girls JV team does well at DCS

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls JV basketball team wrapped up their season with a second place finish at the Dundy County Stratton JV Tournament Saturday. The Lady Broncos started its day with a win over Hayes Center, 2...
  • Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team to move on to district finals on Friday Feb. 24

    Jonee Maris Passes the  ball to a fellow teammate during subdistricts last week where the girls won both of their games to advance to district finals on Friday.   By Diane StammThe Wauneta Breeze It was a short trip for the Lady Bronco faithful to ...
  • National FFA week celebrated at Wauneta-Palisade School

    The Wauneta-Palisade FFA team is celebrating national FFA week. Team members include at front from left; Nicole Strand, Tailor Lee, Tayler Nordhausen, Cassidy Rathe, Sheyla Christner, Mr. Dan Andrews. Back row from left; Tyrel Kerchal, Tyler Knotts, Lan...
  • Wauneta-Palisade speech team takes third at RPAC competition

    The Wauneta-Palisade speech team brought home third place from the RPAC Speech Meet on Feb. 15. This year’s team members include from back left: Ms. Liz Noler (coach), William Bartlett, Hayden Pollmann, Connor Kayton, Weylin Davis, Wes Anderjaska, Log...
  • Lady Broncs fought hard for their chance at district finals

    Jonee Maris (left) and Sydnee Harchelroad (right) trap Medicine Valley’s Starla Henderson during last Tuesday’s battle with Medicine Valley.  The Lady Broncos defeated Medicine Valley and Hayes Center last week giving them the right to move on to...
  • Wauneta-Palisade speech team takes third at RPAC competition

    The Wauneta-Palisade speech team brought home third place from the RPAC Speech Meet on Feb. 15. This year’s team members include from back left: Ms. Liz Noler (coach), William Bartlett, Hayden Pollmann, Connor Kayton, Weylin Davis, Wes Anderjaska, L...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 28, 2002 Midwest Farm Equipment’s $1,000 donation kicked off Palisade’s FC Krotter Park fund drive. Funds will be used for new fencing around the baseball, park and swimming pool areas, as well as new modern bathrooms, pa...
  • Grocery shopping—the dreaded task!

    Do you hate to go grocery shopping? As soon as you get home from the grocery store do you remember at least one if not more than one thing you need and forgot to purchase? Do you ever purchase items you really don’t need but looked or sounded good at th...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Soups and desserts. . .herries and chocolate. . .

    By Nola Straub I was sent an e-mail this week with the following cake recipe from Rosemarie Webb. I have not tried it but everyone has seen the one of a chocolate cake in a cup. So here is another version for quickie cakes in a cup, less calories because...
  • College notes

    Brennan Keiser Brennan John Keiser was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2011 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Keiser is a graduate of Wauneta Palisade High School in Wauneta and is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts &...
  • Record ag land prices seen across Nebraska

    Recent sale of irrigated ground in Chase County tops $5,000 an acre   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta real estate agent Page Johnston remembers the precise day he and fellow real estate brokers realized they were witnessing a major turnin...
  • New faces welcomed to Wauneta Breeze staff

    By Lori Pankonin Johnson Publications, Inc.   Wauneta Breeze staff includes some new faces these days with the addition of Sheri Hink, Amy Straub and Diane Stamm. Hink began training for the managing editor position a month ago, thrilled with the opp...
  • NRD hearing on pooling, transfer rule changes Monday

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   With little fanfare Monday, board members of the Upper Republican Natural Resources (URNRD) approved the proposed changes in rules governing pooling and transfers. The board conducted a public hearing on the...
  • Area dentist provides dental screenings to Wau-Pal preschool to 6th grade students

    Dr. Kaitlin Haag (center) performed free dental screenings for approximately 134 W-P preschool through sixth grade students last week.  Amanda Chubb (right) compiled the results of the screenings.  W-P school nurse, Tammi Simpson (not pictured), will ...
  • Nursing home effort nearing $200,000 mark

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Generous contributions from individuals, businesses, organizations and foundations are helping Wauneta near the $200,000 mark as the town pulls together to save the local nursing home. As of Tuesday morning, $178,061...
  • Elmer Cemetery hit by vandals; $400 reward offered for information

    The Elmer Cemetery in northwest Hayes County, also known as the Antelope Cemetery, was recently the victim of vandalism. A hole large enough to pass a soda can through it was shot in the cemetery sign. The lights for the sign and flag pole were also sho...