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  • County officials all file for re-election by Feb. 18 deadline

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   All Chase County officials filed for re-election by the Feb. 18 incumbent filing deadline. New filers, those who do not currently hold an elected office, still have some time to file–until March 3. Nearl...
  • Palisade blood drive to be held in memory of Darlene Bixler

    On Thursday, Feb. 27, the Palisade community will pay tribute to former community blood drive coordinator and volunteer Darlene Bixler. Bixler began volunteering with American Red Cross blood drives as a member of the Palisade American Legion Auxiliary. ...
  • Volunteers needed for “Feed the Philippines” Mercy Meals event in Imperial this weekend

      Mercy Meals of Southwest Nebraska is working with Orphan Grain Train and the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) to host a large-scale meal packing event at Zion Lutheran Church in Imperial this weekend. As of Tuesday evening 123 volunteers were st...
  • LB 832 would make inmates earn ‘good time’ credits

    Letter Back Home By Sen. Mark Christensen   Last summer we all read about the terrible actions of a former inmate, Nikko Jenkins, currently charged and accused of murdering four people in Omaha within a short time from his release from prison. This s...
  • Crowell headed to State Wrestling meet, fourth at districts

    Gage Crowell qualified for the State Wrestling meet in Omaha this weekend with a fourth place finish at the district meet at North Platte St. Pat’s High School Saturday. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   ...
  • Lady Broncos enter subdistricts as number one seed

    Brianna Einspahr drives past Chase County’s Taylin McNair during the Broncos’ 52-41 win over the Longhorns Feb. 11. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Lady Broncos won its final two ...
  • Broncos avenge loss to Maywood, lose to Chase Co.

    Wes Anderjaska gets the shot off in the lane at Chase County. Moving into rebounding position is Landon Jutten (21). (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Bronco Boys picked up their fifth ...
  • WP FFA Livestock Judging Team headed to State Convention

    The Wauneta-Palisade FFA Livestock Management Team of Nicole Strand, Cassidy Rathe, Landon Jutten, Tailor Lee and Lesley Towery (l to r) dominated the competition at the District XI competition and qualified for the  State FFA Convention. Below, Logan ...
  • WP Speech season in full swing

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Speech season is under way at Wauneta-Palisade Schools. Last Saturday the Broncos were in North Platte for one of the biggest meets of the season. “North Platte is a huge meet,” said sponsor Liz Noler. “T...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 19, 2004 Al Wilkins was elected Village Board chairman, replacing Tony Cribelli. Ann Grasser was appointed as vice chair. Family and friends gathered at Heritage of Wauneta Sunday to help J. R. Crabb celebrate his 100th b...
  • Crowell headed to state wrestling tourney

    For the first time since 2010, the Broncos will be represented at the State Wrestling Meet. Gage Crowell placed fourth at the D4 district meet Saturday. Crowell’s first match will be against Friend’s Patrick Dempsey. Classes A and D will take to...
  • Crowell headed to state wrestling tourney

    For the first time since 2010, the Broncos will be represented at the State Wrestling Meet. Gage Crowell placed fourth at the D4 district meet Saturday. Crowell’s first match will be against Friend’s Patrick Dempsey. Classes A and D will take to t...
  • Several water bills causing a stir in the Nebraska Legislature

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Several water bills in the Nebraska Legislature are creating a stir amongst natural resources districts in the state including the Upper Republican Natural Resources District. LB 1074, introduced by Sen...
  • Several water bills causing a stir in the Nebraska Legislature

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Several water bills in the Nebraska Legislature are creating a stir amongst natural resources districts in the state including the Upper Republican Natural Resources District. LB 1074, introduced by Sen. ...
  • Kickin’ up heels at Sunrise Heights

    The Chase County Stompers entertained the residents at Wauneta’s Sunrise Heights last Thursday, February 13 in honor of Valentine’s Day. The group danced for nearly an hour and received many smiles and claps from the audience. The dining room was de...
  • Kickin’ up heels at Sunrise Heights

    The Chase County Stompers entertained the residents at Wauneta’s Sunrise Heights last Thursday, February 13 in honor of Valentine’s Day. The group danced for nearly an hour and received many smiles and claps from the audience. The dining room was ...
  • Volunteers still needed for Mercy Meals of Southwest Nebraska’s “Feed the Philippines” event in Imperial next weekend

    (Breeze File Photo)   278 more volunteers needed to package meals in Imperial next weekend   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Those who want to make a difference in the lives of others have an opportunity to do so next weeken...
  • Incumbent filing deadline Tuesday

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Most incumbents must file for election at the County Clerk’s office by Tuesday, even if they wish to file for a different office. New filers have a bit longer, until March 3, 2014. Nearly all county seat...
  • Hearings on school absenteeism, juvenile justice issues held

    Letter Back Home By Senator Mark Christensen   We had a hearing on two amendments this last week in the Judiciary Committee regarding school absenteeism and juvenile justice issues. We have literally come full circle on the school absenteeism issue a...
  • School board votes to raise teachers’ base pay by $500

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   School board members reached an agreement with the Wauneta-Palisade teacher’s union at their regular February meeting held Monday night at the Wauneta Attendance Center. The school board approved a contra...