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  • Broncos suffer big loss at hands of Elwood Pirates

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   If it could wrong it did for the Wauneta-Palisade football team in their gridiron battle against Elwood Friday night. Fumbles, penalties, missed blocks and tackles, an interception, and a blocked punt compounded by i...
  • Cancer support group forming in Imperial

    Area residents are invited to an organizational meeting of a family cancer support group at 3 p.m. (MT) on Sunday, Oct. 11, in the fellowship hall of the Imperial United Methodist Church, 420 Holland Street, in Imperial. The meeting is co-sponsored by th...
  • Large crowd participates in Cancer Walk

    The “Moving Forward With Hope—ALL Cancer Walk,” sponsored by Chase County Community Hospital on Saturday, drew a crowd of people and touched on many emotions. It was a day of hope and rememberance for most of those involved. The past three years th...
  • Deathbed: A twisted fictional account of one man's rude awakening — Chapter Six

    Cheri's Visit Good Lord, I thought, could all of this really have taken place since yesterday when I went to work and noticed an appointment with Martin Graybill on the schedule? I had gone to work yesterday expecting the mundane; fully prepared to reve...
  • Republican River dispute: Problems noted with the water model

    This is a summary of another of the nine problems we found with the computer simulation (the Model) that is used to determine if Nebraska is in compliance with the Compact with Kansas.   Problem No.5 Ignored Elements Kansas State scientist, James ...
  • Grass-finished beef market sees exponential growth

    In five years, the market for grass-finished beef has grown from less than 50 producers to 1,200 companies, said Allan Nation, editor, The Stockman Grass Farmer. Though grass-finished beef amounts to only one percent of the market, that one percent amoun...
  • Maxwell hands Broncos their first loss

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A powerful Maxwell Wildcat team handed the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos their first loss of the season Friday, eclipsing the Broncs 66-38. In an afternoon game featuring picture-perfect fall weather last Friday, it was M...
  • WP/HCU junior high football boys defeat Medicine Valley Raiders in season opener

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade/Hitchcock County cooperative junior high football team opened the 2009 season at home last week with a 28-22 win over Medicine Valley. The WP-HC team put the first points on the board with a touc...
  • Bronco volleyball team improves to 7-6 after tourney play

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   The Bronco volleyball team, despite their inconsistencies, looked sharp on many occasions throughout the past week, going 3-2 in tourney play at Paxton and Brady last week. The Broncos cruised past Potter-Dix in ope...
  • Augmentation still a viable option for compact settlement compliance

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   When assessing how the Republican Basin could stay in compliance with the compact settlement, WaterClaim Director Steve Smith of Imperial suggested moving water from one area of the state to another. His ide...
  • Cindy Fischer named new director at Wauneta Senior Center

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Cindy Fischer hit the ground running as the new director at the Wauneta Senior Center last week, helping out at the senior citizen information fair on Thursday and organizing a fund-raising dinner held Sunday at the s...
  • Despite influx of new students, WP enrollment dips by six

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Even with a late-summer surge in new students signing up for classes in the district, Wauneta-Palisade’s K-12 enrollment is down again for the 10th straight year. Taking a slight dip to 186 students enrolled in th...
  • Village board greenlights new iNet tower

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Construction of a new communications tower on the east side of Wauneta will soon get underway after the project was given the greenlight by the Wauneta Village Board. Meeting in special session to consider the reque...
  • Youth group breathing new life into Hamlet building

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   It might have been bound to happen eventually anyway, but a dear old lady’s bullet wound in Sunday school class certainly got the ball rolling. That bullet wound, at the schoolhouse no less, inspired a local man t...
  • Imperial holds onto Chase County Cup

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Team Imperial retained possession of the Chase County Cup for another year but Team Enders didn’t go down easily. The two teams, one representing the Imperial Country Club and the other Enders Lake Golf Course...
  • Historical Society even brings history to annual meeting

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   The Chase County Historical Society blended business with pleasure Sunday, Sept. 20 as an open fire meal was served following the annual meeting. Members met at Cox’s Pond near Champion for the evening. Outg...
  • County considering their own building for ambulances, buses, emergency management

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   County commissioners want to find out how much it would cost to build their own building to house the ambulances, handibuses and emergency management. Jeff Tidyman of Engineering International in McCook was ...
  • State-Of-The-Art Digital Mammography now available at Chase County Community Hospital

    One out of eight women will develop breast cancer some time during her life – this means one new diagnosis every two minutes. Digital mammography is one of the best ways to detect the disease. To make mammograms as accurate and comfortable as possible,...
  • Kramer, Janicek wed

    Mandi Janicek and Beau Kramer of Wauneta were united in marriage on May 2, 2009, at the United Methodist Church in Wauneta with the Pastor Judith Dye officiating. Parents of the couple are Kevin and Denise Janicek and Bruce and Kathy Kramer, all of Waune...
  • Republican River dispute: Problems noted with the water model

    This is a summary of another three of the nine problems we found with the computer simulation (the Model) that is used to determine if Nebraska is in compliance with the Compact with Kansas. Problem No. 2 – Incorrect pumping data possibly used Pumpin...