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  • Dave Ja Vu: Variety is the spice of chewing gum

    I could tell my breath that day contained an odor capable of stripping hardwood floors of their polyurethane finish. Having that not-so-fresh-breath feeling all the way to McCook to help my wonderful mother-in-law with the phones at H&R Block, I decided t...
  • UMC’s annual St. Paddy’s Day Supper on Saturday

    The Wauneta United Methodist Church will serve their annual St. Patrick’s Day Supper this Saturday, March 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. MT/6 to 8 p.m. CT at the Wauneta American Legion Hall. A free-will offering will be accepted at the supper with proceeds from ...
  • Plans falling into place for WP prom, post prom

    Wauneta-Palisade High School students are making last minute preparations for their upcoming junior-senior prom. This year’s prom will be held Saturday, March 21, in Wauneta, with the post prom party to follow. Among the highlights planned for the late ...
  • Three Florida men arrested for using credit card data from Heartland breach

    According to the Associated Press, three Florida men were arrested in late February on hundreds of counts of credit card fraud for using fake gift cards imprinted with account information from Heartland Payment Systems data compromised in a security breac...
  • Will Anderjaska is recipient of The Nebraskans of World War II Scholarship

    The Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation announced the names of six students selected to receive the 2007 Nebraskans of World War II Scholarship award. Included among the recipients was William F. Anderjaska, son of Jon and Patty Anderjaska of Pal...
  • LLL Convention to be held March 27-29

    Lutheran Hour speaker, Rev. Ken Klaus will be featured at the 2009 Nebraska District Lutheran Laymen’s League District Convention. The convention takes place at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Sidney on March 27-29. The convention begins Friday eve...
  • Now is not the time to erode Farm Bill Safety Net

    Although the American CornGrowers Association (ACGA) awarded the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 a qualified endorsement, we were critical of some elements the new farm bill legislation passed last summer.  ACGA pressed for significant chang...
  • To accept or not to accept — that is the stimulus fund question

    By Ed Howard The money has begun to arrive. Do Nebraskans want it?  Gov. Dave Heineman recently announced some $40 million worth of economic stimulus dollars was being parceled out to 31 Nebraska towns. It will be used for improvements in drinking wat...
  • Area boys teams heading to Lincoln

    Hayes Center joins four other area teams on the road to Lincoln this week for the  boys state basketball tournament. The Cards from Hayes County take the second seed in the D-2 tournament with their 20-2 record. They play 21-3 Litchfield in the first rou...
  • WP girls finish rated seventh

    The Omaha World-Herald rated the Wauneta-Palisade girls at seventh following their first-round loss to Humphrey at the state tournament. The final season ratings for the Omaha paper are as follows: 1. Bancroft-Rosalie, 2. Silver Lake, 3. Elkhorn Valley, 4...
  • First co-op wrestling season a success

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   The first cooperative wrestling season between Wauneta-Palisade and Hitchcock County netted six team trophies and a slew of individual medals, including a fifth-place medal from the state meet. The biggest story fro...
  • Blood drive held in Wauneta

    The American Red Cross blood drive was held in Wauneta at the American Legion Hall Thursday, March 5. Of the 32 donors presenting 29 good units were collected which included four first time donors. Donors include Gwendolyn Brunkhorst, Marjory Hanna, Den...
  • Sharing With Wauneta: Cookie Fun

    By Nola Straub of Wauneta “The snow was wet and great!  Now it is gone.” What do you do while it is snowing? Most of us would like the luxury of staying home, curl up with a book, quilt, paint, or cook. I have a friend in Ohio, Jaynee Conlley who l...
  • Looking Back * March 12, 2009

    10 years ago this week March 11, 1999 Karl and Judy Polly and Kris and Laura Polly of Arlington, Va., visited Jon Polly in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Among tours and sightseeing was a trip to England. With Jon joining them, one of their sightseeing trip...
  • March REAP office hours in McCook announced

    Dena Beck, central and southwest Nebraska Business Specialist with the Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project will hold office hours in McCook on March 17th.  Hours will be 10 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. McCook Economic Development Corp...
  • Private Pesticide Training set for March 23 in Trenton

    An additional training date for individuals that need to renew their Private Pesticide Certification has been set in Trenton, Nebraska on March 23 at 10:00 am in the Hitchcock County Courthouse.  This date will also allow those wishing to get their initi...
  • Lynn Flaming awarded 'Friend of Conservation' Award

    Lynn Flaming of Elsie was awarded the Upper Republican NRD 2008 Friend of Conservation Award, Saturday night in Enders at the Southwestern Nebraska Pheasants Forever 19th annual banquet. Flaming and his wife, Marlene were present to receive the award. Te...
  • Lynn Flaming awarded 'Friend of Conservation' Award

    Lynn Flaming of Elsie was awarded the Upper Republican NRD 2008 Friend of Conservation Award, Saturday night in Enders at the Southwestern Nebraska Pheasants Forever 19th annual banquet.  Flaming and his wife, Marlene were present to receive the award. T...
  • 38 Special, Little Big Town to entertain at 2009 Chase County Fair

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Both rock and country music fans get to enjoy their genre of music again at this year’s Chase County Fair.Fair organizers announced this week the rock group 38 Special and the country group Little Big Town will h...
  • 38 Special, Little Big Town to entertain at 2009 Chase County Fair

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Both rock and country music fans get to enjoy their genre of music again at this year’s Chase County Fair. Fair organizers announced this week the rock group 38 Special and the country group Little Big Tow...