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  • Hayes Center Cardinals fly over WP Broncos

    Logan Bischoff No. 16 wraps up Hayes Center’s Seth Gohl as a slew of Bronco teammates join the pile-on. Wauneta-Palisade fell to the Cardinals, 57-27.   By Carl Williams The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade/Hayes Center game Friday night s...
  • ‘Ella Marie’ takes on unique meaning

    Another Perspective By Lori Pankonin   Summertime brought a fun visit from Australian relatives that was indeed intriguing. I attempted to prepare my grandchildren for the accent they could expect from our anticipated company. I showed them pictures ...
  • State Mottos — What they oughta be

    Capitol View By Ed Howard   Let’s take it easy. Every state has a motto. Those mottos have been rewritten by various folks with something between humorous and jaundiced intent. Have a look at just some of them: Arizona: But it’s a dry heat. Co...
  • Taking a hard look at Infoma Economics’ study of GIPSA

    Policy Pennings By Daryll E. Ray   In anticipation of potential Congressional action and the issuance of the GISPA rule by USDA, we have been rereading Informa Economics’ “An Estimate of the Economic Impact of GIPSA’s Proposed Rules,” prepare...
  • Ashley Kitt inducted into Nebraska State Bar Association

    Ashley Kitt receives her certificate of admission to practice law in the State of Nebraska from Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Heavican.   Ashley Kitt of Central City was sworn in as a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association on Sept. ...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Oct 4, 1001 My Dime for a Tragic Time: Funds to go for disaster relief for the victims of the terrorists attacks. Fourth graders Caleb Hafner, Sterling Smith and Brandon O’Neil with Superintendent Charles Isom delivered $537 col...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Last minute fall recipes. . .

    By Nola Straub I traveled to Goddard, Kan., last week to a portrait class to finish our 50th anniversary portrait. While we are at Karen Patton’s studio she makes lunch every day. Her daughter had bought her a beautiful crystal bowl with silver legs. T...
  • Winners of Two Couples Scramble determined in playoff at Enders

    The teams of Dan and Pam Fulton and Tom and Lynn Luhrs and Lanny and Wanda Severin of Akron, Colo., and Darrell and Faith Cannady of Brush, Colo., ended play at 58 in the Enders Lake Golf Course’s 2-couple scramble. Winners were determined in a playoff ...
  • Yuma, Colo., couple wins Senior Couples Scramble in playoff

    Gary and Rhonda Wright of Yuma, Colo., won the Senior Couples Scramble in a playoff with Tom Hayes and Diane Mathews. Both couples ended play at 68 with the Wrights winning on the second hole of the playoff. The Thursday, Sept. 22 tourney at the Enders C...
  • Ben Brophy wins Mens Club Open Handicap Tournament

    Ben Brophy topped the field of 19 golfers to win the Mens Club Open Handicap Tournament held at the Enders Lake Golf Course Sunday, Sept. 18. Brophy ended play at 67, two strokes out in front of Bill Brophy who had a 69 for the day. The tournament was ope...
  • Range meeting to explore impact of past management on present conditions

    Have you ever wondered how conservation and past land management have impacted your grazing lands? Are you interested in re-vegetation techniques? Or do you have an interest in range management and the application of conservation practices grazing lands?...
  • Celebrates First Birthday

    Micah Bley, son of Mike and Tiffany Bley, turned 1 year old on Sept. 9, 2011. His parents, sister Kendra and brother Collin hosted a party on Sept. 11 at his home. Guests at his party were Micah’s grandparents, Ron and Joyce Bley and Margaret McCoy; gr...
  • Christian Women’s Club fall retreat to be held Oct. 21-22 in North Platte

    “Just for you!!!” A “Vibrant Fall Retreat” will be held Friday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. with check in to begin at 6 p.m. The place to be is the Sandhill Convention Center/Quality Inn & Suites at 2102 South Jeffers Street in North Platte. Area C...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Sept. 23, 24, 25

    Showing this week at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre     ‘Spy Kids 4’ in 3D (with Aroma-Scope!) Starring Jessica Alba & Joel McHale Rated: PG    Running time: 89 minutes   Showtime nightly at 7 p.m. MT Admission: $5 per person This we...
  • Firefighters brush up during Fire School

    Firefighters from across southwest Nebraska spent the day in Wauneta Sunday as members of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department hosted Fire School, offered annually in the region. The group made use of the burned-out remains of a storage trailer behin...
  • Village of Wauneta tax askings remain below $100,000

    2011-2012 budget would allow for $2.57 million in spending primarily generated from municipal electric, utilities sales   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Increased valuations in Wauneta will generate an additional $6,379 in tax revenue even with ...
  • Nebraska Supreme Court rules LB 701 occupation tax is constitutional

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Eighteen months after a district court ruled the occupation tax in LB 701 was constitutional, the Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed that ruling in an opinion released Friday. In March 2010, Lancaster County Di...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Co-op Oil Meeting; Chamber serving supper at ball games; Sunday dinner at the Senior Center

    Co-op Oil annual meeting coming up Wauneta Cooperative Oil Company with locations in Palisade and Wauneta will host their annual meeting this week. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at the American Legion Hall in Wauneta. The pork chop supper w...
  • Frenchman Valley employee escapes injury after grain bin accident in Imperial

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Frenchman Valley Coop’s general manager believes a strict adherence to procedures and extensive training resulted in a positive outcome of what could have been a devastating grain bin accident Tuesday morning...
  • Community urged to join in the spirit of Bronco Homecoming next week

    Bronco moms have been busy painting the town to promote support for the Wauneta-Palisade volleyball and football teams. Above, volleyball moms Evelyn Skelton, left, and Sheryl Einspahr step back to take a look at their handiwork as Gina Strand, Deb Rath...