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  • Girls sub-district brackets now available online

         The girls D1-12 sub-district brackets are now available online. Click here to view them. WP girls will face off against the winner of Monday's Garden County/Crawford 'bunny bracket' match. The WP game will kick off at 5:30 p.m. MT/6:30 p.m. CT a...
  • Credit/debit card data breach compromises Valley Bank & Trust cardholders

    Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   It’s a debit card holder’s — and debit card issuer’s — most nagging fear turned reality: A hacker accesses the information of local accounts, including yours. Through letters and phone calls, debit/credit cardhold...
  • Editorial: Goats in our midst

    Down here at the Breeze office, nestled right up to the Frenchman Creek berm in gorgeous downtown Wauneta, we’ve had a wide array  of neighbors over the years.  None have been quite as intriguing though as the ones to our immediate north right now. No...
  • Dave Ja Vu: An open letter to Mother Goose

    To: Mother Goose From: A concerned father Re: Your stories Subject: Lady, you crazy!    Dearest Mother Goose, Being a former child, I can recall countless days of yore, sitting down with a book and perusing its pages full of wonder. It was my favori...
  • Property tax in LB 701 ruled unconstitutional

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Friday’s ruling by the Nebraska Supreme Court sent ripples across the state as the high court declared the additional property tax levy for natural resources districts (NRDs) in LB 701 unconstitutional.  ...
  • NRD board fails to reach consensus on water transfers

     By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Members of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District board still could not come to a consensus on how to address the issue of water transfers during their regular meeting Feb. 3.  As a result, t...
  • Saturday matinee planned in lieu of Friday night movie at Chateau

    Due to the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos’ home basketball game against Maywood Friday night there will not be a Friday movie at the Chateau Theatre. Instead, a special Saturday afternoon matinee will be shown at 1 p.m. MT/2 p.m CT in addition to the regular ...
  • Area schools taking part in 'Pennies for Patients'

    Local schools  have been busy teaching compassion, building character and savings lives…one penny at a time. Wauneta-Palisade Schools, as well as several other schools in southwest Nebraska, are taking part in the annual “Pennies for Patients,” a f...
  • Special Valentine's events planned Friday, Saturday

    Valentine’s Day hits this weekend so don’t forget to celebrate the occasion with that special someone. Saturday, Feb. 14, two area restaurants have announced Valentine’s specials with Tommy’s Sports Club in Wauneta offering a prime rib and shrimp ...
  • Annual machinery auction set for Feb. 24

    Fanning Auction Service is planning their annual Wauneta Machinery Auction on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Fanning Auction lot located 1 mile east of Wauneta on Highway 6. Consignments are being accepted for this auction by contacting Fanning Auction Service ...
  • Bank plans educational luncheon workshop Feb. 19

    To help introduce a new service to protect against identity theft, Valley Bank and Trust will host an educational identity theft workshop and noon luncheon at the Wauneta Senior Center on Thursday, Feb. 19. Bank customers and community members are invited...
  • Capitol View: Nebraska's death penalty dilemma

    By Ed Howard The death penalty is never an issue in play for Nebraska. If the U.S. Supreme Court says it’s constitutional, it will be on the books.  The only issues have to do with how the state will kill the condemned killers, and the legal remedies...
  • Letter to the Editor: Supreme Court rejection of LB 701 raises questions

    The Nebraska Supreme Court (NSC) ruled on Friday that the property taxes permitted under LB 701 are unconstitutional because it is the responsibility of the State to assure Compact compliance, not the responsibility of the residents of the Republican Rive...
  • Bronco girls rated at seventh, ninth

    The Omaha World-Herald kept the Bronco girls basketball team rated at seventh this week among Class D-1 schools on their Web site. The Lincoln Journal-Star boosted the Broncos to their ninth-rated slot last week after keeping them at 10th for most of the ...
  • Girls subs to kick off Tuesday for WP

    Due to the likelihood of a number-one sub-district seed for the Lady Broncos basketball team, they will not have to travel to Sidney on Monday evening for any matches, instead kicking off postseason action on Tuesday night. As of press time this week, the...
  • Junior high boys second, girls fourth at Wallace tourney

    The Bronco junior high boys took second at the Wallace tournament last weekend, their final games of the season. The girls team finished fourth. In first-round action, the Bronco boys beat Hayes Center, 35-13.  Logan Bischoff pumped in 15 points for the ...
  • Speech team sixth at Sutherland

    The WP speech team was sixth at the Sutherland Invitational last Saturday. The Oral Interpretation of Drama team of Landen Lawless, Adriane Coty, Amanda Johnston and Katey McGraw took first for the day. Tessa Simpson was fourth in humorous prose; Amanda J...
  • State wrestling finals to be televised on NET

    NET will once again be broadcasting the Nebraska State Wrestling championship rounds, live from the Qwest Center in Omaha, from 1 p.m. MT/2 p.m. CT to 5 p.m. MT/6 p.m. CT. For Wauneta fans, the broadcast can be seen on local cable channel 12. The live Web...
  • Sharing With Wauneta: To fill and warm you soups

    By Nola Straub of Wauneta  Harry came home from school and said he had requests for Crockpot Soups. O.K., here goes. Beef Noodle Soup 1 48 oz. can fat free beef broth             1 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes 1 1/2 lbs. cooked steak, cut into bit...
  • New nurse practitioner at clinic, hospital

    The newest Nurse Practitioner at Chase County Community Hospital and Chase County Clinic is already familiar with the facilities. Brandy Hanes did a clinical rotation in Imperial her last semester at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2007. Ha...