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  • Senior Center explains purpose and funding; visits, volunteers and donations welcomed

    By Joey Large President of the Board of Directors Wauneta Senior Services Center The board of directors and staff of the Wauneta Senior Center would like to share with the community some basic information about the purpose of the Senior Center a...
  • Christensen makes water transfer bill his priority bill for the session

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Senator Mark Christensen of Imperial wants to make sure the state can benefit from flood waters by being able to transfer the water across river basins. That’s why he prioritized his bill, LB 653, which wo...
  • Rod Haarberg named Orthman Manufacturing Vice President

    Orthman Manufacturing has announced the appointment of Rod Haarberg as vice president of global product development. Haarberg will oversee all product development and management, including engineering, research and development, and product support. Rod wi...
  • School board meeting includes approval for offer on two coach buses for activities

    By Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   The school board gave the ok to make an offer of not more than $ 80,000 for two used coach buses. To be used for activities. The purchase would eliminate the need to pull a bus off a regular route when there is more...
  • Wauneta-Palisade girls win 50 -22 against the Longhorns

    Sheyla Christner goes for the shot, scoring 16 of the 50 points against the Longhorns last Tuesday Feb. 7.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls split games against Chase County and Maywood this past week as the team pr...
  • Wauneta-Palisade girls win 50 -22 against the Longhorns

    Sheyla Christner goes for the shot, scoring 16 of the 50 points against the Longhorns last Tuesday Feb. 7.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls split games against Chase County and Maywood this past week as the team pr...
  • Wauneta-Palisade girls win 50 -22 against the Longhorns

    Sheyla Christner goes for the shot, scoring 16 of the 50 points against the Longhorns last Tuesday Feb. 7.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls split games against Chase County and Maywood this past week as the team ...
  • WP Boys lose to Chase County in hard fought game

    Logan Bischoff runs away with the ball while the defense follows close behind. Bischoff scored 17 of the 40 points against the Longhorns last week.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   With the season’s end looming ahead, the Wauneta-Palisade ...
  • Wauneta-Palisade student comes close to winning it all in RPAC art show

    Brooklyn Nordhausen displays her prize-winning work of art, “Renae.” The charcoal drawing tied for best of show in the RPAC art show but lost the tie breaker. By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade students gave a good showing in ...
  • Wauneta-Palisade student comes close to winning it all in RPAC art show

    Brooklyn Nordhausen displays her prize-winning work of art, “Renae.” The charcoal drawing tied for best of show in the RPAC art show but lost the tie breaker.   By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade students gave a good showi...
  • 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), wil...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 21, 2002 First State Bank in Enders observed its 85th birthday with customers enjoying refreshments all day on Feb. 13. The Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department was the recipient of a thermal imaging camera, donated by BWTelcom...
  • Cornhusker Economics scheduled for North Platte on Feb. 29

    By Randall Saner Extension Educator Lincoln-McPherson Counties   The seventh annual Cornhusker Economics Conference will focus on the ag outlook and management decisions for farmers and ranchers at five locations across the state in late February and...
  • Nutrient-Dense Foods

    By Nancy Frecks Extension Educator University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension SW 4   In 2011 the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released. Educators who were using MyPyramid to teach nutrition wondered for weeks if the tools they had been us...
  • Crop Consultant Program Feb. 27

    By Chuck Burr Extension Educator Phelps/Gosper County   UNL Extension, in cooperation with Monsanto, is offering a one day training targeted for crop consultants. The program will be held on Monday, Feb. 27 at the Monsanto Water Utilization Learning ...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Valentines, cherries and chocolate. . .

    By Nola Straub February is the month for lovers…or… so they say - Valentines and all. I have been told cherries and chocolates are popular this month, not to mention flowers, clothing, and jewelry.   Chocolate Pound Cake Found in Norma Bodeman...
  • Volunteer emergency teams rally together during tragedy; Rod McMinn pronounced dead

    Area emergency response teams worked vigilantly to free Rodney ‘Rod’ McMinn, 51, of Wauneta from a bin of corn pellets at Wauneta Roller Mills last Wednesday.  The cause of McMinn’s death remains unknown.   Rodney ‘Rod’ McMinn, a long-...
  • Wauneta’s community-led Chateau Theatre offers top-notch digital entertainment

    Rod Keiser and Richard ‘Pudge’ Hamilton stand next to the new computer-based system’s digital projector, front left.  The movie experience is arranged and managed through the server, left rear. By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Breeze   Waune...
  • Nursing home donation goal upped to $225,000

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s initial fundraising goal of $150,000 is well within sight leading community volunteers to up the targeted goal for donations to help save the local nursing home. Thanks to the outpouring of support from ...
  • Volunteer emergency teams rally together during tragedy; Rod McMinn pronounced dead

    Area emergency response teams worked vigilantly to free Rodney ‘Rod’ McMinn, 51, of Wauneta from a bin of corn pellets at Wauneta Roller Mills last Wednesday.  The cause of McMinn’s death remains unknown.   Rodney ‘Rod’ McMinn, a long-ti...