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  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Aug. 2, 2001 Leland DeHart revisited war experiences during a WWII reunion in Italy in May. He joined Paul Versch of Omaha and flew to New York City where they joined former airmen of the 450 Bomb Group, 15 Army Air Force and fl...
  • Selecting a family pet

    In the United States about three of every five homes have a family pet. If your family is contemplating pet ownership, think about these facts. Pets can be a lot of work to care for they need fed, walked, kept clean, and veterinary visits. According to ...
  • Upcoming Community Service events from McCook Community College

    “Driver Education” will be held Monday-Friday, Aug. 1-12, from 8-10 a.m. in McMillen Hall, room 213 with Adrienne Johnson as the instructor. Driving time will be from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. as needed. This course consists of 20 hours of classroom time and...
  • Grazing sudangrass, pearl millet, and sorghum hybrids

    By Robert Tigner Extension Educator Summer annual grasses planted this spring soon could be ready to graze. In a moment I’ll quickly review some grazing guidelines to help you avoid any potential hazards or problems. Most of the sudangrass and sorghu...
  • North Platte Social Security Office to begin closing at 3:30 p.m. daily

    Effective Aug. 15, 2011, the North Platte Social Security office will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. While agency employees will continue to work their regular hours, this ...
  • Chase County Museum to present something special for men

    This Sunday at the Chase County Museum, Alvin Christensen will present a program featuring the “Mechanical Development of Sporting and Military Firearms from 1700 to 1945.” Christensen’s interest in firearms developed from hunting with his father a...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Summer eating. . .

    By Nola Straub Spaghetti Squash. Amy’s dad Lee Greaves loves to raise these and brought some down last summer. I am still trying to remain open minded. Spaghetti pasta I like best but … these are easily raised in the garden and were not too bad after...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: July 22, 23 and 24

      'Mr. Popper's Penguins' Starring Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino and Madeline Carroll Rated PG 95 Minutes This week's movie sponsored by Wauneta Seed...
  • Warm weekend allows wheat harvest in Wauneta

    FVC’s Myles West, at right, empties grain from a truck owned by Craig and Jo Fanning. (Wauneta Breeze Photos | Josh Sumner)   By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze Wheat harvest in full swing at Frenchman Valley Co-op in Wauneta. Activity at the...
  • Local News Briefs

    Wauneta Senior Center hosting Sunday Dinner this weekend Head down to the Wauneta Senior Center this weekend for fellowship and food, starting at 11 a.m. MT on Sunday. A choice of roast beef or baked ham will be on the menu until 1 p.m. The price of a ...
  • WP School District, teachers reach agreement

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade School District has reached bargaining terms with its teachers. A new master employment contract between the Wauneta-Palisade Board of Education and the Wauneta-Palisade Education Association w...
  • Wauneta Village Board pledges support for Heritage of Wauneta

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   With news of the decision by Vetter Health Services to close Heritage of Wauneta Nursing Home still fresh on the minds of many, several local citizens have taken it upon themselves to search for ways to save the fac...
  • Fate of Enders post office subject of community meeting

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Approximately 35 Enders citizens came to the Church of the Brethren last Wednesday to find out what, if anything, can be done to save their town’s post office. Western Nebraska Post Office Operations Manager Kath...
  • Enders Dam work to close Hwy. 61 through August

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   North/south traffic on Highway 61 over Enders Dam will be detoured on county roads, beginning Wednesday, July 27. The detour will allow maintenance repairs to be made under the highway bridge over Enders Dam...
  • Cramers’ donation helps WVFD purchase gear

    A generous donation from Jim and Pat Cramer allowed the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department to purchase a new pair of self-contained breathing apparatuses. Donations from the Cramers have been instrumental in helping the WVFD afford new gear over the year...
  • 2011 Wauneta-Palisade-Hayes Center Junior Legion Baseball season wraps ups

    Members of this year’s Wau-Pal-HC Junior Legion Baseball team include, at front, Ben Anderjaska (Palisade), Chase Rathe (Palisade), Brett Klima (Wauneta), Austin Myers (Hayes Center), Jacob Maris (Wauneta) and Tristan Johnson (Hayes Center). At back, ...
  • Sports Lineup

    Co-ed softball league action is underway Monday nights in Imperial and Wauneta The coed softball season is about to wind down. League coordinator Denise Smith of Imperial said after makeup games were played Tuesday of this week (from June 20 rain-outs),...
  • Enders Lake Golf Course hosts Adult-Junior Scotch Ball tourney

    An Adult-Junior Scotch Ball tournament was held at the Enders Lake Golf Course on Saturday, July 16 with 14 teams at play. In scotch ball format, teams use one ball with partners hitting alternate shots. The scramble was divided into four age divisions ...
  • Grant twosome win Senior 2-Man Scramble by one stroke

    Dave Engel and Calvin Dahlkoetter of Grant won the Senior 2-Man Scramble championship at the Enders Lake Golf Course Thursday, July 14 by a stroke. The Engel/Dahlkoetter team carded a 63 with the Holyoke, Colo., team of Jeff DeSelm and Bill Houtz coming i...
  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Believe in this community as it tries to save nursing home

    Dear Editor: Its times like these I am so proud to live in rural southwest Nebraska! When our facility got the news that our corporate office, Vetter Health Services, intended to close our nursing home in Wauneta – staff, residents and families were he...