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  • Welcome riders! BRAN starts Sunday

    Saturday night the Wauneta-Palisade football field will look a little like this, a scene from BRAN’s start from Imperial in 2000. This year’s ride marks the 35th ride across Nebraska for the organization. (Imperial Republican File Photo)   By She...
  • Welcome riders! BRAN starts Sunday

    Saturday night the Wauneta-Palisade football field will look a little like this, a scene from BRAN’s start from Imperial in 2000. This year’s ride marks the 35th ride across Nebraska for the organization. (Imperial Republican File Photo)   By S...
  • BRAN riders, staff to arrive next weekend

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Things continue to fall into place for BRAN (Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska) 35, which will take off from Wauneta next weekend. Local BRAN committee chairperson Joey Large said 460 BRAN riders and staff membe...
  • Family owned and operated: Susie’s Creative Stitches

    Susie’s Creative Stitches is truly a family-run business. Here, from left Kenzie Bardsley, Sara Bardsley, Halle Bardsley, Susan, and Galen Todd stand beside the sign in the front yard of the Todd’s home and business. (Dharma Blake-Cole | The Wauneta...
  • Long-time kindergarten teacher teaches last class at Wauneta-Palisade

    Keri Sutherland, pictured here helping former students with a game during Elementary Field Day last Tuesday, taught Kindergarten classes at Wauneta-Palisade Schools for 18 years. Last week was her final at WPS. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) ...
  • Pickup jumps curb at Crossroads

    Workers hurry to fix the exterior wall of Wauneta Crossroads after a pickup jumped the curb and struck the building on Wednesday, May 20. (Dharma Blake-Cole | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The lunch crowd at Wau...
  • Valuation notices hit mail this week

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Chase County Assessor Dotty Bartels will mail valuation notices for the 2015 tax year this week. People who don’t get a notice can consider themselves fortunate because that means the valuation of their prope...
  • Linda Nelson recognized by state respiratory therapists

    Linda Nelson feels honored that she was recognized by her peers for the honor of Greater Nebraska Respiratory Therapist of the Year. Honors are also given to a therapist in Omaha and in Lincoln. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Carolyn Lee The Imper...
  • CCC Hospital continues strategic planning process

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Chase County Community Hospital Administrator Steve Lewis feels positive about the strategic planning process being undertaken by the board and hospital staff. The board will conduct two sessions this week—We...
  • Art Creveling remembered by Funeral Directors

    Liz Creveling, left, receives a rose from Carol Marshall of Nebraska City at the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association (NeFDA) annual convention in May. Mrs. Creveling’s husband, Art, was among those remembered by colleagues at a memorial service dur...
  • Memorial weekend at lake shows numbers similar to last year

    Rainy weekend, but numbers still reach 2,000 estimate   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Despite a rainy Memorial Day weekend, visitors to Enders Lake matched or may have been a little above those of 2014. That is likely because last yea...
  • Death penalty abolished, veto expected

    By Sen. Dan Hughes Nebraska State Legislature - 44th District   On Wednesday May 20, the Nebraska Legislature gave final approval for a bill that would abolish the death penalty, LB 268, introduced by Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha. On the final r...
  • Towery in top 10 of long jump, 400 at Nebraska State Track Meet

    Lesley Towery comes out of the blocks in the 400 meter dash. Towery did not qualify for finals, but did finish with the tenth fastest time in the race. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Though senior Lesley...
  • All-Star games beginning soon

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Several recent Wauneta-Palisade graduates have been named to upcoming volleyball and basketball all-star games. Syndee Harchelroad and Lesley Towery will take part in the West Nebraska All-Star Volleyball game Sa...
  • Sprint cars coming to Holyoke

    Sprint cars with the BST Colorado Alliance Mod/Stock Tour will be at Phillips County Raceway Friday and Saturday evenings, May 29-30. (Courtesy Photo)   Sprint cars will join the regular IMCA divisions for an action-packed show at Phillips County Ra...
  • Numbers already above last year for Saturday’s Joggin’ for Frogmen 5K race

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Race Director Kelsey Owens already has more preregistered than last year for Saturday’s second annual Joggin’ for Frogmen 5K race in Imperial. Hoping to top last year’s 75 participants in the 5K, she w...
  • 39 Broncos receive athletic letters, Harchelroad earns 12th

    Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze Freshmen and sophomore letterwinners: (front row, l to r) Brody Nordhausen, Faith Simpson, Lanee Nordhausen, Reagan Skow, Alejandra Almanza, (middle row, l to r) Tyler Carl, Tyler Davis, Melany Morales, (back row, l ...
  • Excitement building as SCORE camp nears

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Final preparations are being made for the upcoming SCORE camp. Local attendees can do their part by attending a final registration Monday, June 1 in the lobby of the Chase County schools. Running from 7:30 a.m....
  • Wauneta and Wauneta-Palisade alumni gathered together to reminisce

    Class of 1945Paul Kitt of Wauneta   By Dharma Blake-Cole The Wauneta Breeze The fun filled alumni weekend was a success. Honored class members and alumni who returned to Wauneta for the event had many things to keep them entertained. The A...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week May 26, 2005 Due to the failed ‘no’ vote of moving Wauneta’s kindergarten through fourth grade to Palisade, classes will be combined in both attendance centers. Because of the difference in curriculum demands for kindergart...