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  • Rollover accident claims life of Dundy County-Stratton student

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Dundy County Stratton junior Christopher Kirby, 17, of Benkelman was driving to the hospital in Imperial Friday afternoon, April 4, to see his mother who had given birth to a new baby. Tragically, he ne...
  • Rollover accident claims life of Dundy County-Stratton student

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Dundy County Stratton junior Christopher Kirby, 17, of Benkelman was driving to the hospital in Imperial Friday afternoon, April 4, to see his mother who had given birth to a new baby. Tragically, he neve...
  • Wauneta’s annual park cleanup set for next weekend

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Village of Wauneta and the Wauneta Park Committee have scheduled the annual Wauneta Park clean up day for Saturday, April 12. The clean-up will begin at 9 a.m. MT and conclude at noon MT. The Wauneta G...
  • AG candidate Brian Buescher makes campaign stop in Imperial

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Republican Brian Buescher (pronounced Bisher), a farm boy who grew up in Deweese, wants to be Nebraska’s next attorney general. Buescher made a campaign swing through the western portion of the 3rd Dist...
  • Correctional system reforms

    Letter Back Home By Senator Mark Christensen   After today (Thursday) only five legislative days remain in the 60-day 2014 legislative session. Moreover, several bills hit the floor of the Unicameral for their first round of debate. So, this week I w...
  • Broncos open season at Perkins Co., Cambridge

    Landon Jutten cleared 5’2” Saturday at the Don Stine Invitational and earned third place. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade track teams kicked off the season with meets last week at...
  • Four place at Inter-High Day Scholastic Competition

    Arapahoe, Southwest and Mullen high schools claimed the three top academic honors Wednesday at McCook Community College’s Inter-high day academic competition. Arapahoe was the winner in Division One, Dundy County-Stratton was second and McCook finished...
  • OID team and Rector finish in tenth at State Speech

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Cameo Rector and the OID team of Leiauna Alberts, Christi Christner, Landon Jutten, Hayden Pollmann finished the State Speech Meet in tenth place. The OID placed second in the first round and fifth in the second...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week April 1, 2004 Six local FFA members received their state FFA degrees at the state convention in Lincoln. Earning their state degrees were Nic Top, Clif Wright, Grant Dixon, Jess Vapenik, Chase Nichols and Aaron Keiser. Nineteen...
  • Ridlen, Lawless return from Korean War Honor Flight

    Bill Lawless, left, and Ray Ridlen traveled to Washington, D.C. last Tuesday on a Korean War Veteran Honor Flight organized by Patriotic Productions in Omaha. In this photo Lawless and Ridlen are wearing medals of thanks for their service in Korea. L...
  • Ridlen, Lawless return from Korean War Honor Flight

    Bill Lawless, left, and Ray Ridlen traveled to Washington, D.C. last Tuesday on a Korean War Veteran Honor Flight organized by Patriotic Productions in Omaha. In this photo Lawless and Ridlen are wearing medals of thanks for their service in Korea. La...
  • WP FFA teams prepared for State Convention

    Dr. Caitlin Urdahl, DVM, left, with Southwest Veternary Services worked with the FFA Vet Tech team Tuesday afternoon in preparation for their trip to the State FFA Convention. Vet Tech team members include, Nicole Strand, Cassidy Rathe, Leslie Towry...
  • WP FFA teams prepared for State Convention

    Dr. Caitlin Urdahl, DVM, left, with Southwest Veternary Services worked with the FFA Vet Tech team Tuesday afternoon in preparation for their trip to the State FFA Convention. Vet Tech team members include, Nicole Strand, Cassidy Rathe, Leslie Towry a...
  • RPAC ACT Academic Award winners

    The 2013-2014 RPAC ACT Academic Awards were announced this week. All the students who received conference awards are currently high school seniors. Academic criteria includes: Gold Medal, awarded to a student achieving a score of 29 or higher; Silver...
  • RPAC ACT Academic Award winners

    The 2013-2014 RPAC ACT Academic Awards were announced this week. All the students who received conference awards are currently high school seniors. Academic criteria includes: Gold Medal, awarded to a student achieving a score of 29 or higher; Silver ...
  • Two more file for re-election to Wauneta Village Board

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Tony Cribelli and Page Johnston have filed for re-election to the Wauneta Village Board in the past two weeks. A total of three seats on the Wauneta Village board will be voted on in 2014 at the general el...
  • Wauneta-Palisade OID team and Rector head to State Speech Contest

    The 2014 Wauneta-Palisade speech team has had a great season. Team members include, back from left, Nicole Strand, Hayden Pollmann, Paul Behrends, Landon Jutten, Tom McGraw, front from left, CeAnna Jahn, Leiauna Alberts, Cameo Rector and Vanessa Kerns. ...
  • “Pat your tummy and say thanks to a farmer”

    Dear Editor: March 25th was National Ag Day–a day to pat your tummy and say thanks to a farmer without whom that tummy would be growling with hunger. Each farmer/rancher in the U.S. feeds 144 people in the U.S. and abroad. In the 1960s each farmer fed ...
  • Legislative session moving into final 10 days

    Letter Back Home By Senator Mark Christensen   Another week of bills and amendments has come and gone as the Legislature begins to wind down for the year. After Wednesday, just ten more legislative days are left this year and everyone is scrambling to...
  • WP track season gets out of the blocks today

    The Bronco track teams have eight returning letterwinners. The boys’ team will be led by (left, l to r) junior Gage Crowell and seniors Hayden Pollmann and Wes Anderjaska. The girls’ team features (right, front row, l to r) seniors Abbie Fanning and...