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  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 8, 2001 Lela Maris Hamilton, Bonnie Hanna and DeLores Taylor hosted a coffee at the Senior Center Wednesday morning for Norma Schultz, a former classmate, who recently moved back to Wauneta. Orpha Maris and Vivian Todd were a...
  • CWC to meet in Grant Feb. 19

    Fairy tales can come true if you are “Young at Heart.” If you are “Young At Heart” be sure to join the fun at the Christian Women’s Club gathering on Saturday, Feb. 19 at the Evangelical Free Church, 200 W 10th Street in Grant, Neb. The events w...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Jan. 28, 29 and 30

      'Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" Starring Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley and Liam Neeson Rated PG Running time: 113 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Liewer Funeral Home...
  • Wauneta-Palisade kindergarten teacher makes the grade

    Keri Sutherland, at right, sits to give instructions to kindergartener James Kahm, while Joshua Starnes peeks over her shoulder. (Josh Sumner | The Wauneta Breeze)   Keri Sutherland balances busy schedule to complete master’s degree By Josh Sumn...
  • Local News Briefs

    Newly sworn in Dundy County Attorney arrested Earlier this month Blake Edwards of Ogallala was sworn in as the Dundy County Attorney in Benkelman. He was hired to fill the post when local attorney’s declined to seek that elective office. This week, ho...
  • Keno proceeds benefit Wauneta, Chase County

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   Recently the Chase County Commissioners gave $5,000 to the SCORE (Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences) summer camp centered in Imperial. That $5,000 came from keno funds. There are two establishments in ...
  • NRDs getting look at proposed augmentation options

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Three potential sites for Republican River Basin augmentation projects have emerged after several years of study. Natural resources districts (NRDs) in the basin got a look during a Lower Republican NRD meet...
  • Open house planned Friday at new EMS building in Imperial

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   Tours will be given to the public during an open house at the new Emergency Medical Services building in Imperial this Friday. The open house will be held at the building at 1235 Grant Street from 2-4 p.m. MT....
  • Broncos beat Paxton, Hayes Center

    WP will play Dundy County-Stratton in final round of RPAC Tournament West Division tomorrow night By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Broncos (15-0) hosted Paxton (11-4) last Thursday in a much anticipated contest between two sta...
  • Lady Broncos top Paxton twice, lose in RPAC to DCS

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Head Coach Roger Lauhead of the Wauneta-Palisade Lady Broncos (10-7) probably wishes his team could play Paxton (4-10) more often. After all, WP has beaten Paxton three times this season — by an average of 21.6 p...
  • SIDELINE REPORT: It’s a great time to be a Bronco hoops fan

    Are you a basketball fan? Do you ever get bored looking for something to do on a Friday night? If you answered yes to either question, you should make an effort to come watch the Wauneta-Palisade Bronco and Lady Bronco basketball teams as they prepare f...
  • Haarberg, Pollmann capture second place finishes at RPAC

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   It was a battle of the undefeateds in the 189 pound weight bracket at the Republican Plains Activities Conference Meet in Cambridge on Friday. Wauneta-Palisade’s own Keagan Haarberg entered the championship match w...
  • Sports Lineup

    WP Junior high basketball teams took on Hitchcock County last Friday With the junior Broncos losing three of the four games. Boys A team lost 52-25, while the Boys B team lost a nail-biter 26-25. The girls A team picked up a ‘W’ by winning 36-14. Gi...
  • Interest high in Christensen’s LB 516

    With governing board approval, proposal would allow school staff to carry guns By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   State Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial has been interviewed by Fox News, a radio station in San Diego and even a Toronto, Canada,...
  • SHOOTIN' THE BREEZE: Finger pointing doesn’t solve water issues

    Recently, a farmer friend of mine unassumingly engaged in a conversation about the water issues facing the Republican River. What he didn’t realize was that he was talking to a board member from the Lower Republican Natural Resource District. As the co...
  • ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE: Lemon tree gets confiscated

    Jeff, my son-in-law, grew up with fresh garden produce. He enthusiastically got his kids involved in planting tomato plants in pots last summer. And out of the blue, he decided they should have a lemon tree, something to provide a fresh citrus smell to th...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Giving teachers guns sets bad example for students

    Lawmakers are talking about whether teachers should be authorized to carry guns at school. What should the rest of us be talking about? What does it say about us when a teacher goes into a classroom, armed like an undercover cop going to a drug buy? Wh...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 1, 2001 Thirteen boxes with an estimated 650 pounds of books from the Wauneta and Palisade communities have been boxed and are awaiting safe traveling weather to be taken to the community of Oconto which lost its library in a...
  • Chemigation Training scheduled

    By Robert Tigner Extension Educator Chemigation training will be held in two locations in the SW4 extension area and one in McCook. Pre-registration is recommended for meeting attendance to ensure enough materials for attendees. Feb. 16—1 p.m. Imperi...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: February nears with thoughts of Valentines . . .

    By Nola Straub Thoughts of Valentines bring thoughts of sweet decadent gifts. The snow is falling so we need to think of something sweet, bright and cheerful. After the cold and snow maybe Valentines will be a reason to think of cooking and celebrating. ...