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  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Dec. 30-31 & Jan. 1 - Happy Feet Two in 3D

        Happy Feet Two in 3D Rated PG Running time: 100 minutes Show Time at 7 p.m. MT nightly Admission: $5 plus $1 for 3D glasses   This week's movie is sponsored by the Hamilton Family in Memory of Ray Hamilton...
  • Village to host community information meeting on Heritage purchase Jan. 12

    On Thursday, Jan. 12, Wauneta-area residents are asked to attend a public information meeting regarding the possible purchase of Heritage of Wauneta. The meeting will be held at the American Legion Hall in Wauneta beginning at 7 p.m. MT. This meeting will...
  • New deputy on board Chase County Sheriff’s Department

    Certified in law enforcement for 16 years, Mike Dukes recently joined the Chase County Sheriff’s Department.   By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The new Chase County Sheriff’s Department deputy is familiar with the Chase County area. Fort...
  • Medical Clinic sign lights up downtown corner

    Work which began back in November to construct a new sign at the Wauneta Chase County Medical Clinic neared completion early this week as technicians with Pivot Electric, above , worked to get juice flowing to the lighted sign. Prior to the wiring pha...
  • Rescue equipment donated to area fire departments

    Members of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department on hand to receive the new grain rescue equipment include, from left, Ryan Starnes, Beau Yoder, Tanner Bardsley, Donny Allen. Frenchman Valley Farmers Co-op played a key role in gathering the funds need...
  • BRIEFS - New Year's closings & events

    Breeze office will be closed Monday, Jan. 2 The Wauneta Breeze will join with other businesses and entities observing Jan. 2 as a holiday. The Breeze office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, for New Year’s. Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, ...
  • Kara Bley named winner in Wauneta Chamber’s Holiday Basket drawing

    Kara Bley of rural Wauneta is joined by daughter Toria as she stops by Valley Bank and Trust to pick up her Wauneta Chamber Holiday Basket filled with gifts from participating Wauneta Chamber businesses.  Bley had her name drawn from hundreds of punch-...
  • Flooding tops Farm Bureau’s list of Top 5 ag stories for 2011

    By any measure, the flooding along the Missouri and Platte Rivers was the state’s top agricultural news story of 2011, Nebraska Farm Bureau said last week, in releasing its annual list of the Top 5 Agricultural News Stories of the Year. The flooding al...
  • A front row seat to the Iowa caucus reality show

    A Capitol Commentary By Mary Kay Quinlan   Back in the early months of 1960, then presidential hopeful John F. Kennedy trekked to the Nebraska Secretary of State’s office to file as a Democratic candidate for president in the state’s primary elect...
  • For Upper Republican NRD, 2011 marked by large projects

    By Jasper Fanning Upper Republican NRD   The Upper Republican NRD this year made big investments in projects that should produce significant, long-term payoffs for agricultural and natural resources throughout our region. It was a year to remember, b...
  • Ben Nelson retiring from U.S. Senate

    The Associated Press Wire Service   Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska said Tuesday he will retire rather than seek a third term next year, dealing a significant setback to Democratic efforts to maintain control of the chamber. The 70-year-old conservative ...
  • 2011-12 bowl season schedule

      By The Associated Press All Times MST   Thursday, Dec. 29 Champs Sports Bowl, Orlando, Florida State (8-4) vs. Notre Dame (8-4), 3:30 p.m., ESPN   Alamo BowL, San Antonio Baylor (9-3) vs. Washington (7-5), 7 p.m., ESPN       Friday, De...
  • Junior High boys and girls fall to Perkins County

    Billy StraubTyler Davis works his way around the Perkins Co. defense to get the ball to a teammate.   Ellie Lee dribbles the ball toward her basket ahead of her opponents....
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Jan. 3, 2002 Wauneta graduate Marv Athey recalled his days as a Nebraska Cornhusker and Nebraska’s first Rose Bowl game. After three years at Heritage, administrator Barry Emerson is leaving to take on administrative duties at ...
  • Help Children cope with stress

    By Nancy Frecks Extension Educator University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension SW 4   Many times when a child acts out or misbehaves it is because the child is under a lot of stress. Children may not always know the best way to deal with that stress but...
  • Save hay by reducing feeding waste

    By Bruce Anderson Extension Forage Specialist   Much expense and many long hours go into harvesting and storing hay for winter feeding. So why waste it! Stay tuned for tips to minimize your hay losses. Cattle waste as much as 45 percent of their hay ...
  • Funding options explored for Heritage purchase

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Some unanticipated twists have arisen in securing funding for the possible purchase of Heritage of Wauneta. During last week’s Village Board meeting an in depth discussion was held on pros and cons of moving forwar...
  • Changes in NRD pooling rules being proposed

    Special meeting Jan. 9 to discuss changes By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Board members of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will consider changes to pooling rules during a special meeting Monday, Jan. 9. During th...
  • Scope of water project expanded to replace 82-year-old mains

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta Village Board members agreed with Village Superintendent Bill Bischoff that now would be a good time to replace aging water mains abutting new sections of pipe recently put in place near the Wichita Street bri...
  • Vet clinic presents check to WP FFA program

    Wauneta-Palisade FFA Advisor Dan Andrews, left, and Chapter President Tayler Nordhausen, center, accept a check in the amount of $219 from Trisa Tedrow DVM of Oberlin, Kan., representing Southwestern Veterinary Clinic in Wauneta. The check is a joint co...