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  • Broncos tune up for postseason with win at Benkelman

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Opponents know when they play the Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team (21-1) they can’t give the Broncos an inch. After building a 7-4 lead midway through the first quarter, Dundy County-Stratton (14-7) appeare...
  • Sports Lineup

    Bronco boys basketball subdistrict championship The Wauneta-Palisade boys high school basketball team plays Hayes Center tonight (Thursday) for the D2-10 subdistrict title. The game will be played at Chase County High School in Imperial, and tips off at...
  • Wau-Pal students excel at county spelling bees

    Several Wauneta-Palisade junior high and elementary students participated in a pair of area spelling bees last week. While seventh and eighth graders traveled to Imperial for the Chase County contest on Tuesday, elementary kids took their talents to Culbe...
  • Wauneta-Palisade schools announce honor roll students

    2010-11 First Semester   7th Grade: Paul Behrends, Cheyenne Cavanaugh, Ellie Lee, Cameo Rector. 8th Grade: Nicole Strand 4.0, Hannah Nordhausen 4.0, Leiauna Alberts, Christi Christner, Brianna Einspahr, Sydnee Harchelroad, Tom McGraw. Freshmen Class:...
  • Wauneta this year’s site for Pheasants Forever banquet

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Overall, there will be about 200 items hunting enthusiasts will have the chance to take home from Saturday’s 21st annual Southwestern Nebraska Pheasants Forever banquet. This year, the event will headquarter...
  • SCORE camp registration will open March 1

    The new SCORE website will be activated and ready for online registration March 1, according to Project Director Marla Smith of Imperial. SCORE stands for Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences, and is an effort of the Chase County Schools Education F...
  • Hospital staff attends mass casualty incident training

    No one wants to think that a major disaster will ever strike their community. It is easy to think that such events happen in “other” places. The reality is they can happen in any community. Ask someone from Greensburg, Kan. which was hit by an F5 tor...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Fight over law concerning illegal immigrants’ tuition status appears to be over

    There was a time when the imbroglio over whether qualified illegal immigrants should be allowed to pay in-state tuition at the University of Nebraska and state colleges was front and center in public and political arenas. It was front and center on the a...
  • Farmers adjust acreage to high prices

    By Daryll E. Ray and Harwood D. Schaffer Agricultural Policy Analysis Center   Several weeks ago when we were in Texas to speak to a group of farmers, the talk turned to the price of cotton on the futures market. At that time, it was around 150 cents...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: New wireless radio network for first responders

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   I’m pleased to share the news that Nebraska has accomplished a goal that we have been working toward for more than a decade – to build a new statewide wireless radio system to enhance public safety. I was exci...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week March 1, 2001 Don Suda of Palisade was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Wauneta-Palisade school board on the resignation of Guy Rundback. Wauneta native Thom Liebig is spending three months at the Kennedy Space Center in Florid...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Come on Over. . .

    By Nola Straub “Come on over!” Don’t you love those invitations? I do if I have time! I was looking through and thinking of recipes/memories for quick snacks that make that spur of the moment invite special.   Easy Onion Dip Carla Smith 2 tbsp...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Feb. 18, 19 and 20

        'The Green Hornet" Starring Seth Rogan, Jay Chou and Cameron Diaz Rated PG-13 Running time: 92 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Kip and Terry Engell...
  • Keagan Haarberg, Alex Pollmann Qwest bound

    Silver-medal finishes paved the way to the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament for a pair of Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers, with Keagan Haarberg earning a state tourney berth at 189 pounds and Alex Pollmann taking second at the C4 Distri...
  • Local News Briefs

    Village Board meeting delayed to Feb. 21 The Wauneta Village Board will hold their regular February meeting next week, on Monday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. MT. The meeting, originally scheduled for Feb. 8, was first delayed to Feb. 15. Due to scheduling confl...
  • School Board outlines finishing touches for construction project

    Wauneta-Palisade School Board authorizes additional spending during their February meeting By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   A lengthy discussion between Wauneta-Palisade School Board members resulted in the authorization of $27,996 in spending at ...
  • Goal of water augmentation to keep from shutting off rapid response area wells

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles that will examine details of the purchase of 4,000 acres to be used for a stream augmentation project by the Upper Republican Natural Resources Dist...
  • Enders Lake included on EPA’s ‘impaired waters’ list

    DEQ official said lake is safe for fishing, recreation By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Enders Lake is one of 259 water bodies or streams in Nebraska that have been included in the latest Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) list of impa...
  • Christensen inquiring colleagues for support on enviro fund transfer

    Telephone conference report to Imperial, Grant and Palisade on Tuesday, Feb. 15 By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   “The saga continues,” said Senator Mark Christensen regarding his quest to gain support for LB229 — Senator Deb Fischer’s bill...
  • Change of Command

    An official Change of Command ceremony occurred on Jan. 25, in which Wauneta native Captain Eric D. Kitt, USMC, at far left, became the Commanding Officer (CO) for India Battery 3rd Battalion 12th Marines. India Battery is an artillery firing battery at...