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  • Lumber waste no longer accepted at village tree pile

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Village Superintendent Bill Bischoff alerted village board members of a new rule on its way down from the Department of Environmental Quality regarding the village tree pile at the board’s regular March m...
  • Village receives Route 6 signs

    Rick Einspahr, left, represents the Village of Wauneta in accepting one of the six Historic U.S. Route 6 signs the Village purchased from Marcia Kuiper, Executive Director of the U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association in Nebraska. Kuiper was in Wauneta Monday...
  • New hearing set for Tuesday on revised LB 1074 water bill

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Members of the Legislature’s Natural Resources Committee will hold a new hearing early next week on a totally revised version of the water-related bill, LB 1074. The guts of the previous version of the ...
  • School board discusses options for boys’ basketball next year

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade School Board met Monday, March 10 for their regular meeting. The only action item on this month’s agenda was a discussion of the 2014-15 boys basketball season. Although there is sti...
  • New business on main street

    Steve Noble opened The Noble Agency on North Tecumseh in mid-February. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Steve Noble of Wauneta opened a new storefront on Wauneta’s main street last month. The...
  • Poor second half spells doom for Lady Broncos at State

    Above, Brooklyn Nordhausen (23) and Abbie Fanning defend in the paint. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Despite a strong start to Wauneta-Palisade’s State Basketball Tournament appearance, the Lady Bronc...
  • WP FFA continues to excel; welding and vet tech teams qualify for State

    The vet tech teams placed first and second in District FFA competition. First place team members include, front from left, Tailor Lee and Nichole Strand. Not pictured: Lesley Towery and Cassidy Rathe. The second place team includes, back from left, Trys...
  • Pollmann and Anderjaska lead Broncos as seniors

    Seniors Hayden Pollmann (left) and Wes Anderjaska (right) led the Broncos in scoring during the 2013-14 season. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze) By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Seniors Hayden Pollmann, Wes Anderjaska, Lorenzo Cavanaugh...
  • Budget debate underway this week

    Letter Back Home By Sen. Mark Christensen   The Appropriations Committee of the Nebraska Legislature has revealed its recommendations for adjustments to the biennial budget. The Legislature began debate on the budget adjustments starting Monday, March...
  • Voter registration deadlines approaching

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   Election Day is May 13 this year, so those not yet registered to vote should do so. Early voting by mail for elections begins 35 days prior to an election (April 7), while early voting in person begins 30 d...
  • Two Palisade men prepare for Korean War Veterans Honor Flight

    Korean War Veterans William Lawless, left, and Ray Ridlen are getting ready to go to Washington D.C. later this month on a Korean War Veterans Honor Flight sponsored by Patriotic Productions. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) By Sheri Hink-...
  • Two Palisade men prepare for Korean War Veterans Honor Flight

    Korean War Veterans William Lawless, left, and Ray Ridlen are getting ready to go to Washington D.C. later this month on a Korean War Veterans Honor Flight sponsored by Patriotic Productions. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) By Sheri Hink-W...
  • Wauneta native faces long battle with cancer

    Former Wauneta woman Taya Northrup, far right, began the battle with NET cancer a year ago. Her family includes, from back left, husband Scott, Sy, Shay and Page, front. (Courtesy Photo) By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Diagnosed wi...
  • Wauneta native faces long battle with cancer

    Former Wauneta woman Taya Northrup, far right, began the battle with NET cancer a year ago. Her family includes, from back left, husband Scott, Sy, Shay and Page, front. (Courtesy Photo) By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Diagnosed wi...
  • WP fifth graders making a difference, you can help

    After attending a youth leadership conference in January, Randii Reikofski and Kendra Bley came home with the idea for a class project to collect pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Class members are (front row, left to right): Romeo Di...
  • WP fifth graders making a difference, you can help

    After attending a youth leadership conference in January, Randii Reikofski and Kendra Bley came home with the idea for a class project to collect pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Class members are (front row, left to right): Romeo Dir...
  • School board hears appeal to maintain ag program

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade school board held a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 26 at the Wauneta Attendance Center. The agricultural program and surplus property were discussed at the public portion of the meetin...
  • Chamber invites community to U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association meeting

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Chamber will host a community information meeting about the U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association next Monday, March 10 at the Wauneta Senior Center. Marcia Kuiper, executive director of U.S. Route ...
  • Candidates file in final days for Imperial city council, school board

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Four more candidates filed for local races the past week as the final filing deadline for the 2014 election arrived. All filed on Monday, the final day filings could be accepted. Charlesa Kline and Spencer...
  • 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...