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  • Primary Election set for Tuesday

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Chase County Clerk Debbie Clark spent part of Tuesday morning making sure all of the county’s vote tallying machines were ready to go. That’s because this year’s Primary Election will occur next Tue...
  • Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department heads off first grass fire of the season

    Members of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire north of Wauneta mid-morning Monday. The fire burned approximately an acre of pasture grass and was put out fairly quickly. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) By Sher...
  • Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department heads off first grass fire of the season

    Members of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire north of Wauneta mid-morning Monday. The fire burned approximately an acre of pasture grass and was put out fairly quickly. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) By Sheri...
  • Get your tickets now for the Wauneta/WP alumni banquet

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Ticket sales for the annual Wauneta/Wauneta-Palisade High School Alumni Banquet, set for Saturday, May 24, are off to a good start, but the deadline to buy tickets is quickly approaching. Alumni Banquet ti...
  • WP FFA celebrates successes at annual banquet

    The newly elected 2014-2015 officers for the WP FFA chapter are (top picture, l to r) Cody Barrett, Billy Straub, Ellie Lee, Cameo Rector, Nicole Strand, Lesley Towery, Stephanie Acosta and Joseph Sramek. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane S...
  • It’s sine die for Senator Mark Christensen

    Eight years as a senator in Nebraska Legislature comes to an end   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Sine die: to adjourn without a day on which to appear or assemble again. After eight years in the Nebraska Legislature, 44th Distr...
  • Writer: LB 1098 a “huge step in the right direction” but Legislature “lacked political courage to finish the job”

    Dear Editor, The lack of water, the disparity of how much water each groundwater irrigator from one Natural Resource District to the next NRD pumps, water quality and potential for water storage and flood control all were addressed in LB 1098 which was p...
  • NGLC and Nebraska Cattlemen’s summer grazing land tour to be held in Chase County

    (File Photo | The Wauneta Breeze)   This year’s Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition (NGLC) and Nebraska Cattlemen’s (NC) joint summer grazing tour will be held in Chase County Tuesday, June 10. The tour will feature three long standing Southwest Ne...
  • Broncos place in twelve events at Hayes Center Invite

    Hannah Nordhausen threw a season best 108’7” to win the discus at the Hayes Center Invite. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Broncos’ track teams travelled to McCook Wednesd...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week April 29, 2004 The Wauneta park is getting a new face lift this year, first with a new walking path and now with new playground equipment. The Wauneta Women of Today have been working since last year to plan and raise funds for...
  • FFA labor auction a hit

    Ellie Lee, left, and guest auctioneer Mark Fanning go over Lee’s list of skills prior to Lee’s turn on the auction block. The event brought in a total of $2,540 that will be used for chapter expenses. (Photos by Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) ...
  • FFA labor auction a hit

    Ellie Lee, left, and guest auctioneer Mark Fanning go over Lee’s list of skills prior to Lee’s turn on the auction block. The event brought in a total of $2,540 that will be used for chapter expenses. (Photos by Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) ...
  • Jim Baldonado’s company the elite sponsor at Larry the Cable Guy Team Jack Foundation event in Lincoln

    Jim Baldonado’s business, The Home Agency, was the elite sponsor and donated $50,000 to the Team Jack Foundation at the Larry the Cable Guy event last Friday night at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. Baldonado and his family presented a check to...
  • Jim Baldonado’s company the elite sponsor at Larry the Cable Guy Team Jack Foundation event in Lincoln

    Jim Baldonado’s business, The Home Agency, was the elite sponsor and donated $50,000 to the Team Jack Foundation at the Larry the Cable Guy event last Friday night at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. Baldonado and his family presented a check to ...
  • Jutten and Fanning crowned Prom King and Queen Saturday

    Landon Jutten and Abbie Fanning (middle) were chosen as Prom King and Queen at Saturday’s festivities.  First attendants were Wes Anderjaska and Tailor Lee (left). Second attendants were Cassidy Rathe and James Martin (right). The theme of the nig...
  • Jutten and Fanning crowned Prom King and Queen Saturday

    Landon Jutten and Abbie Fanning (middle) were chosen as Prom King and Queen at Saturday’s festivities.  First attendants were Wes Anderjaska and Tailor Lee (left). Second attendants were Cassidy Rathe and James Martin (right). The theme of the nigh...
  • No information available on investigation of Wright’s death

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Hitchcock County Sheriff’s office issued a press release last Wednesday, April 16 stating a body found four miles southwest of Palisade on Saturday, April 12 had been identified as that of 18-year-old...
  • Fair’s Christian and rock concert performers locked down

    Groups include Big Daddy Weave, Starship, Marshall Tucker Band   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   This year’s concert lineup for the 2014 Chase County Fair now stands complete with the selection of groups for the Christian concer...
  • Christensen recaps work in Lincoln

    Letter Back Home By Sen. Mark Christensen   Well, eight Legislative Sessions have come and gone since I’ve been writing these letters back home for District 44. In some ways, it has seemed quick and in some ways it has seemed long, but I have truly ...
  • Winter conditions encouraged army cutworm population in western Nebraska

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Winter conditions in western Nebraska have been conducive to the overwintering of some insects. Army cutworms have made a showing in northwest Kansas and southwest Nebraska. That’s according to Robert Tigne...