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  • Upper Republican NRD program offers cost-share for soil-moisture probes

    By Nate Jenkins Upper Republican NRD   Farmers interested in using soil-moisture probes during the upcoming irrigation season can now apply for cost-share under a program administered by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD). The...
  • Nebraskan water stewardship has produced measurable results

    Dear Editor: Nebraskans care about preserving groundwater, and their stewardship has produced measurable results. According to a United States Geological Survey report issued in 2012, every state but Nebraska that overlies a significant portion of the O...
  • Discussion of guns in schools more civil this year

    Letter Back Home By Senator Mark Christensen   This last week, the Judiciary Committee had the public hearing for my bill, LB879. The bill would give freedom to the governing body of any school to choose a security policy in their school that allows c...
  • Lady Broncos beat Paxton, punch ticket to Lincoln

    Brooklyn Nordhausen looks to the basket following an offensive rebound. (Diane Stamm | Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   With a win over Paxton Friday night, the Wauneta-Palisade Lady Broncos will return to the State Basketba...
  • Speech season continues for WP

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Four Wauneta-Palisade performances finished in the top eight at the RPAC Speech Meet Feb. 19, while two made finals at the Southwest Speech Meet Saturday, March 1. The Oral Interpretation of Drama’s enactment...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week March 4, 2004 NTV’s “Road Less Travelled” made a stop in Hamlet. Ora Ruettimann was interviewed by NTV anchor Colleen Williams. Williams, Ruettimann and cameraman Jared Gaedke moved on to the Town Hall in Hamlet where oth...
  • Girls head to state, again!

    The Wauneta-Palisade Lady Broncos react to senior Abbie Fanning raising the District Championship plaque Friday at Wallace. The team defeated Paxton 55-34 to earn a berth in the State Tournament. The Broncos headed to Lincoln yesterday (Wednesday) in...
  • Girls head to state, again!

    The Wauneta-Palisade Lady Broncos react to senior Abbie Fanning raising the District Championship plaque Friday at Wallace. The team defeated Paxton 55-34 to earn a berth in the State Tournament. The Broncos headed to Lincoln yesterday (Wednesday) in ...
  • Cub Scout Pack No. 1 back in action in Wauneta

    Sixteen boys are taking part in the reinstated Cub Scout Pack No.1 in Wauneta. Members include, from back left, Webelos Den Leader Justin Rahn, Assistant Den Leader Gage Crowell, Cole Hamilton, Hoyte Holmes, Trey McCrumb, Camden DeWester, Seth Knotts...
  • Cub Scout Pack No. 1 back in action in Wauneta

    Sixteen boys are taking part in the reinstated Cub Scout Pack No.1 in Wauneta. Members include, from back left, Webelos Den Leader Justin Rahn, Assistant Den Leader Gage Crowell, Cole Hamilton, Hoyte Holmes, Trey McCrumb, Camden DeWester, Seth Knotts,...
  • Housing a big issue at town hall meetings last week

    Housing shortage tops issues discussed at town hall meetings   By Sheri Hink-Wagner & Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze, The Imperial Republican   Officials with the Chase County Zoning Commission held four town hall meetings across the co...
  • Housing a big issue at town hall meetings last week

    Housing shortage tops issues discussed at town hall meetings   By Sheri Hink-Wagner & Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze, The Imperial Republican   Officials with the Chase County Zoning Commission held four town hall meetings across the cou...
  • Election filings continue to trickle in, final filing deadline is Monday

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Would-be elected officials continue to file at the Chase County Clerk’s office for the 2014 election. The incumbent filing deadline has passed, but non elected officials have until Monday to file for the ...
  • Treatment of surface, groundwater users not equal

    Letter Back Home By Sen. Mark Christensen   Last week, the Legislature passed the halfway mark of this year’s short session. This week is the last week of public hearings for bills introduced in January, so we will begin all-day debate around March ...
  • Crowell falls to fourth, sixth place finishers at state

    Gage Crowell opened the State Wrestling Championships with a loss to eventual fourth place finisher Patrick Dempsey of Friend. Dempsey entered the meet ranked number two and finished fourth with a 39-6 record. (Alan Carman | The Imperial Republican) ...
  • Broncos finish season at home, season ends in subs

    Hayden Pollmann gets fouled driving to the hoop Friday against Dundy County-Stratton. Pollmann finished with 17 points in the contest. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Bronco boys’ b...
  • Lady Broncos in district finals, will face Paxton Friday

    Tailor Lee pressures the ball off the Hayes Center rebound during the Broncos 55-32 subdistrict win. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   With wins over Hayes Center and Maywood in subdistricts, only the Paxto...
  • WP cheerleaders fifth at NCA State Cheer and Dance Championships

    Christi Christner, Cheyenne Cavanaugh and Taylor Hiatt (l to r) lead the crowd Friday at the Heartland Event Center in Grand Island for the NCA State Cheer and Dance Championships. (Kurt Johnson| Aurora News-Register) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta B...
  • UNL releases land lease calculator app

    By Heather Haskins IANR News Service   Each year University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension specialists are asked questions regarding farmland rental rates. Now, a new UNL Extension app can provide some answers. Land Lease Calculator is designed to...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Using up that frozen zucchini . . .

    Sharing with Wauneta By Nola Straub   Zucchini ­— hope you have some frozen or save the recipes for the abundance this coming summer! Zucchini Beef Skillet Barbara McComas 1 lb. hamburger 1 c. minced onion 3/4 c. pepper, green red or yellow 1...