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  • WP prom royalty candidates announced

    Prom is coming up this weekend for juniors and seniors at Wauneta-Palisade, and the candidates for king and queen have been announced. They are, above from left, Jenna Jutten, Landen Lawless, Bethany Riener, Drew Harris and Shelby Hamilton. Not pictured...
  • WP track teams finish in the middle of the RPAC

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wau-Pal boys and girls track teams combined to take home 13 medals at last Friday’s RPAC track meet in Arapahoe, but it was the girls who did the majority of the heavy lifting. Strong performances by several...
  • Junior high Broncs rack up medals in Imperial

    The WP junior high track team took home an assortment of medals at last Thursday’s Chase County Invite. Here is a complete look at how the junior Broncs did:   Chase County Invite 7th Grade Boys Team standings: 1. Holyoke, Colo., 100; 2. Sutherland...
  • Sports Lineup

    High school track meet tomorrow (Friday) It’s back to Benkelman for the Bronco track team, when they take part in the Dundy County-Stratton Twilight meet tomorrow afternoon. This will be the Broncos’ final regular season tune-up before the district m...
  • ‘Blue Jacket’ members shine during Wau-Pal FFA Banquet

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Achievements from the past 12 months were applauded and new honors bestowed during the Wauneta-Palisade FFA Chapter’s annual banquet held Thursday at the school Ag Shop. A steak supper was served to members and gue...
  • ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE: Royal bride shows similar genuineness as Lady Di

    Commoner Kate Middleton definitely gave up any privacy in her life by falling in love with Prince William. Despite the fame and having millions of people around the world taking notice of every step she takes, she has that genuine look of compassion towar...
  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gov’t needs to repay what it borrowed

    Dear Editor, May I express some opinions about the Social Security issue that is sweeping the nation? I feel if the Federal government would repay what it borrowed to fund past wars, there would not be a problem. But with the present budget disaster, re...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Gov. Heineman, Legislature nearing political power battle

    A showdown or two might be shaping up in the Legislature. Actually, as this column goes to press, the shows might be going down. Or have gone down. Still, we’re talking about interesting stuff. Gov. Dave Heineman has long been viewed as having plenty ...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: Get to know the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   I want to highlight the work done by the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services (DAS), which plays an important role in organizing and maintaining the resources of state government. The department serves as...
  • Arbor Day Foundation names Palisade Tree City USA® Community

    Palisade was recognized by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for its commitment to urban forestry. Palisade has earned this national designation for 17 years. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundati...
  • Possible grasshopper problems in West Central Nebraska

    Over 13.5 million acres in Western Nebraska are at high risk for serious grasshopper infestations this year, based on the 2010 fall adult grasshopper surveys conducted by the Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The number of adult grasshoppers...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: April 29, 30 and May 1

    'Hop' Starring Russell Brand and James Marsden Rated PG 95 Minutes Sponsored by Walgren's ...
  • Local News Briefs

    Tree City USA awards go to Wauneta, Palisade The communities of Wauneta and Palisade were among the 109 communities honored with Tree City USA Awards in recognition for their work with tree resources during the Nebraska Community Forestry Conference and ...
  • Kids collect eggs despite cloudy, cool conditions

    Ashton Wheeler, left, and Collin Bley, scour Heritage of Wauneta’s lawn for the candy-containing capsules. This year the MOPS organization teamed up with the Wauneta Chamber to host the town’s annual Easter activity, taking over for the Wauneta ...
  • Senators debate road bill for eight hours

    Telephone conference report to Palisade, Grant on Tuesday, April 26 By Jan Rahn The Grant Triibune Sentinel   With some bills finished, some advanced, and some sitting and spinning, the 102nd Legislature continues to wind its way toward the end of...
  • Broncos get ‘back on track’ in McCook

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Members of the Wauneta-Palisade boys and girls track teams combined for a total of 21 personal records at last Wednesday’s Hayes Center Invite in McCook. Consider it a strong performance — especially since t...
  • WP junior high track team hosts invite at DCS

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Cool temperatures and cloudy skies were on the menu last Thursday, when the Wau-Pal junior high track team hosted their annual invite in Benkelman. A second place team finish for the WP boys and a third place te...
  • Bartels signs to play hoops at Hastings

    Wau-Pal senior Chris Bartels has made it official: He’ll be suiting up for the Hastings College basketball team next season. Bartels is pictured with his parents and coach as he signed his letter of intent to continue his hoops career. Pictured from...
  • Sports Lineup

    Sutherland track meet canceled, after all After being moved from its original date of Saturday, April 16 to Tuesday, April 26, athletic directors have decided not to reschedule the Sutherland Invite. This is the second meet this season to drop off the Br...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Bill to remove TERC members clearly pointed at Wickersham

    When Bob Wickersham was a state senator from the hinterlands of upstream Nebraska, he was known as a thoroughly capable, intelligent, diligent and gentlemanly member of the Legislature. Although he carried the stocky build you’d expect on a fellow from...