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  • Wauneta's Santa Saturday hits this weekend

    By Tina KittThe Wauneta Breeze    Wauneta’s Santa Saturday is almost here and more great prizes keep getting added to the list of Chamber Drawing booty.    Among the latest additions: a meat package sampler from HomeTown Agency: $50 in Chamber Buc...
  • Palisade mother, son survive train accident near Trenton

        A car-train collision near Trenton early Saturday morning ended with an emergency flight to Kearney for a Palisade family. Shawn Flaig, a 2003 WP graduate, is now listed in stable condition at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, but family members ...
  • Dave Ja Vu: Who says you can't go home?

        By Dave Vrbas of The Wauneta Breeze     It’s not everyday I get to headline my column with the title of a popular Bon Jovi tune, so you can imagine how I’m relishing this opportunity and taking full advantage.    Actually, the excitement ...
  • Sharing With Wauneta: Christmas Memories

    By Nola Straub of Wauneta     When I was a child the Sunny Side School always had a Christmas tree but my house usually did not. The stores in town sometimes had them in the windows but the great depression of the ’30s was still fresh in the memories...
  • The greatest Christmas blessing we have to share

        By John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute     When my dad returned to Pulaski, Tenn., after serving in World War II, he couldn’t find a decent-paying job. My birth barely a year later only reinforced what my parents already knew — they h...
  • Gimme some of yours and I’ll give you some of mine

        By Ed Howard    Did you see the recent story about Gov. Heineman and the budget?     The gist of it was that the next state budget will be more, rather than less, problematic.    If you pay any attention to what goes on in America, as it a...
  • Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

        The Breeze editorial board -- both of us -- are ecstatic about the many changes taking place right now nationally, regionally, and right here in our little office.    First off, there are oodles of changes going on in our nation.    During th...
  • Beatrix McKillip celebrates first birthday

        Beatrix Aislin McKillip celebrated her first birthday Dec. 17, 2008, with her sister, Lillias, and parents, Austin and Jessica McKillip of Lincoln.     Her grandparents are Don and Carey Harrison of rural Wauneta and Tim and Cindy McKillip of Ha...
  • Looking Back * December 18

    10 years ago this weekDec. 17, 1998    David and Hans Johnson of Loveland, Colo., were guests of Betty Johnson over the weekend to do some pheasant hunting.    Lisa Harris returned from a trip to Germany where she enjoyed time with her parents, Roge...
  • ­Bronco boys push Cambridge into double OT

    By Tina KittThe Wauneta Breeze    Outsized, outbenched and down to two varsity starters by the end of the game, the Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team gave it their all Friday as they battled the Cambridge Trojans in the Broncs’ home opener.   ...
  • Wrestlers fourth at North Platte meet

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze    The Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers grabbed a fourth-place finish at North Platte St. Pat’s Saturday, and Bronco coach Rich Wilson said they couldn’t be happier.    “It’s going very well for our...
  • Bronco girls take it to the buzzer against third-ranked C-2 Trojans

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze    Any sports fan big on the art of weighing odds to determine the outcome of a game surely wouldn’t have put the Broncos up by 10 points going into the final quarter of play Friday night.    Anyone betting on the g...
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  • Junior high girls split wins at Perkins County

        The junior high girls basketball team split wins with Perkins County last Thursday in their season opener at Madrid.    The A team was defeated by Perkins County by a score of 22-11, putting their record at 0-1.     Taylor Lee scored six poin...
  • Husker women prove hype nothing without heart

         I made Amy get out of bed a little earlier than usual on Sunday morning.     Knowing she’d be peeved and probably curse my good name to my pretty face, I threw caution to the wind and woke her anyway.      She had to see for herself wha...
  • Several WP athletes garner all-state mentions

           The Omaha World-Herald recently released the names of high school athletes named to all-state teams for volleyball and football.      Among those receiving honorable mentions for Class D1 volleyball were WP athletes Sheila Riener, Kaylee H...
  • NSAA Winter Break Moratorium

    The NSAA Winter Break Moratorium begins Dec. 24 and runs thru Dec. 28, during which no competitions, activities or practices can be held....
  • Sounds of the season

          A large crowd was on hand at the Palisade Attendance Center, as it played host to the Wauneta-Palisade holiday music program and a soup supper. Folks on hand were treated to elementary performances of holiday classics and contemporary musical s...
  • Elementary students collect for pantry

       Wauneta-Palisade elementary students collected a total of 818 pounds of food between the two attendance centers, to be donated to a local food pantry.    Going door-to-door in Wauneta and Palisade collecting the food, the effort was both a whole-el...