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  • Capitol View: Locking 'em up is costly

    The penal philosophy which holds that it’s a good idea to lock up more bad actors, and for longer stretches, is no longer the most popular battle cry in state legislatures nationwide. Most states adopted some version ofthat approach in the 80s, and it...
  • Barbed wire creations on display at museum Sunday

    A friendship that has developed between John and Joan Osler of Imperial and Ernie Poe of Sharon Springs, Kan., will benefit Chase County Museum patrons this weekend. Poe will be the guest exhibitor on Sunday afternoon, when several of his  barbed wire cr...
  • State track capsules

                 Blair Dixon Senior 4th state meet appearance  Events:  100 meter dash 200 meter dash 400 meter run  100 meter hurdles  100 meter dash Heat 1, Lane 4 Prelims Friday:  4:05 p.m. MT/5:05 p.m. CT Finals Saturday:  11:30 a.m. ...
  • Annette Long, Kip and Terry Engell named Boosters of the Year at WP Athletic Banquet

    By Tina KittThe Wauneta Breeze The past year’s athletic achievements at Wauneta-Palisade were celebrated during the school’s annual Athletic Banquet Friday night.Senior athletes, in particular, were lauded by their coaches, with coaches’ comments m...
  • Annette Long, Kip and Terry Engell named Boosters of the Year at WP Athletic Banquet

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   The past year’s athletic achievements at Wauneta-Palisade were celebrated during the school’s annual Athletic Banquet Friday night. Senior athletes, in particular, were lauded by their coaches, with coaches’ co...
  • 3 advance to Omaha, and 3 were so darn close

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze Three Broncos are packing their bags for Omaha this week, having earned their spots in the state track meet last Wednesday at Benkelman.Seniors Blair Dixon and Cody Fanning will be joined by sophomore Shelby Hamilton at Om...
  • 3 advance to Omaha, and 3 were so darn close

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Three Broncos are packing their bags for Omaha this week, having earned their spots in the state track meet last Wednesday at Benkelman. Seniors Blair Dixon and Cody Fanning will be joined by sophomore Shelby Hamilt...
  • Spring: A time for music

    Kiersten Erickson, center, gives a shy grin to her sister and parents in the crowd while the rest of the first and second grade group sings about the box before them during the elementary music concert last Monday. The Breeze will showcase more photos fro...
  • Spring: A time for music

    Kiersten Erickson, center, gives a shy grin to her sister and parents in the crowd while the rest of the first and second grade group sings about the box before them during the elementary music concert last Monday. The Breeze will showcase more photos fro...
  • Planting for the future

    Community members and school kids joined together last week to celebrate Arbor Day with a tree planting ceremony at the park in Wauneta.Top photo, kindergarten thru third grade youngster sing “This Land is your Land,” prior to helping plant a pair of ...
  • Planting for the future

    Community members and school kids joined together last week to celebrate Arbor Day with a tree planting ceremony at the park in Wauneta.Top photo, kindergarten thru third grade youngster sing “This Land is your Land,” prior to helping plant a pair of ...
  • Dave Ja Vu: More 'cracker' than a Chicken in a Biscuit

    I’m going to share a secret with you, and it’s anything but well-kept. I, Dave Vrbas, am pigmentally challenged. Lacking color. Tanless. Pasty. Pale. Albino. Cracker-tastic. Whitey Ford. Simply put: I’m whiter than the paper on which these words are...
  • 20-year squad member Lana Skelton honored during EMS Week

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A dedicated crew six-members strong is ready to roll when their pagers notify them there’s a medical emergency. Among those six members of the Wauneta Emergency Medical Service squad is Lana Skelton, the veteran of th...
  • School board approves base pay increase

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Base pay for entry level teachers at Wauneta-Palisade was increased by $200 to $27,200 for the coming school year. The WP school board approved the salary agreement proposed by negotiating agents for the board and t...
  • No testimony offered at NRD hearing on proposed rule

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   No one offered any testimony during the public hearing on a new transfer rule being proposed by the board of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD). The public hearing was held in conjuncti...
  • Junior high wraps up season at RPAC

    The Bronco junior high track team wrapped up the 2009 season with Monday’s RPAC meet in Benkelman. WP results from that meet are as follows:  Girls Results Team scores: 1. Arapahoe 173.5; 2. Southwest 104.75; 3. Dundy County-Stratton 84.75; 4. Hitch...
  • DCS Twilight Meet results

    The following are WP results from last Friday’s Twilight Meet at Dundy County-Stratton. DCS Twilight Meet Girls Results Team scores: 1. Dundy County-Stratton (DCS) 114; 2. Perkins County (PC) 106; 3. Wauneta-Palisade (WP) 88; 4. Chase County (CC) 75; ...
  • Broncos post records, personal bests before districts

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   The afternoon before she donned a cap and gown to walk down the aisle with the rest of her graduating class, Blair Dixon again made her mark in the Wauneta-Palisade track record book. Competing at the Dundy County-Str...
  • St. Francis, Kan., duo wins Senior 2-Man Scramble

    Roger Lauer and Dale Crabtree of St. Francis, Kan., took top honors at the Senior 2-Man Scramble held at the Enders Lake Golf Course. The duo carded a 67 for the day, one stroke ahead of three second-place teams. There were 19 teams at play at the Thursd...
  • Co-op Oil presented with Safety Award

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