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  • Catering bids being accepted for upcoming WP Alumni Banquet

    Organizations, businesses or individuals interested in catering the Wauneta-Palisade Alumni Banquet dinner will need to get their bid proposals turned in. The committee has set a March 5 deadline for accepting bids. For more information on submitting a bi...
  • Secret Service to present a counterfeit detection seminar in Imperial

    General business and banking personnel, as well as law enforcement officers, are encouraged to attend a Counterfeit Detection Seminar March 10 in Imperial. Sponsored by Mid-Plains Community College, the seminar will feature John Gutsmiedl, Resident Agent ...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Memories!

    By Nola Straub of Wauneta In memories we share our being. My grandparents, Charles and Phoebe Troxel, moved from Missouri in 1885 with a team of oxen. Their first home was a sod house in Hayes County with a dirt floor which would freeze in the winter. Th...
  • Christina McGinnis, recipient of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Award

    The Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation is pleased to announce the names of the 22 students selected to receive the 2008-09 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Awards. This year’s recipients include Christina McGinnis of Palisade, a Wauneta-Palisade High ...
  • Laura Ross to present organ recital

    Zion Lutheran Church in Imperial will sponsor Laura Ross of Lincoln in an organ recital Sunday afternoon, March 1, beginning at 3 p.m MST. The church is located at 1305 Broadway in Imperial. Mrs. Ross is a native of New York State, moving to Lincoln when ...
  • Editorial Roundup

    The North Platte Telegraph on executive sessionsIt’s been awhile since we’ve picked a fight over open meetings, but it looks like things might be getting a little too cryptic over at the North Platte Board of Education. ... The board went into an exec...
  • Expensive stimulus bill is a bargain if it helps prevent a full-blown depression

    By Daryll Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center at University of Tennessee The $787 billion stimulus bill approved in mid-February 2009 has been justified in terms of being an essential element in preventing a downturn that could be as serious as the ...
  • Capitol View: You have to laugh to keep from crying

    By Ed Howard It’s too bad, sometimes, that the human comedy can’t take an occasional cue from big screen comedy. The Legislature’s recent hearing on proposals aimed at putting a dent in the hiring of illegal immigrants comes to mind. It was remindf...
  • Area Angus Breeders recognized

    Chrisman Family Cattle and Matthew L. Cox, both of Wauneta, and T J Martin of Lamar were recognized nationally by the American Angus Association® for having a total of eight registered Angus cows included in the Association’s 2009 Pathfinder® Report. ...
  • La Niña may bring hot, dry weather to western Nebraska

     “We’re in a second year La Niña event,” said State Climatologist Al Dutcher.  “This event developed over the last month or month and a half.” When we look at statistics on La Nina events across Nebraska, we find ten since the 1950s.  Seven...
  • I & E meeting held in Holdrege

    GrowNebraska and entrepreneurial practices were the educational focus of the PK I & E Club held Monday in Holdrege. Some 30 entrepreneurs attended from the Phelps and Kearney County area while others travelled from as far away as Cozad and Pleasanton. Jan...
  • Sub-districts unkind to local girls teams

    Several girls basketball teams were upset in sub-district action last week. Cambridge, undefeated and rated second in Class C-2 all season, fell to 13-8 North Platte St. Patrick’s last Thursday, 33-31. They may have a shot at a wildcard state tourney be...
  • Youth tourney in Wauneta this Saturday

    Wauneta will host a youth tourney this Saturday, Feb. 28. Grade school ballers from McCook, Hayes Center, Dundy County-Stratton, Medicine Valley, Chase County and WP will all take part in the tournament in the Wauneta high school gym. The action will kick...
  • HC/WP wrestling Banquet set for Sunday

    The public is invited to attend a potluck banquet celebrating the first season of the cooperative wrestling program between Wauneta-Palisade and Hitchcock County. The dinner will start at 5 p.m. MT/6 p.m. CT in the Palisade Attendance Center gym this Sund...
  • Jodi Smith to coach All-Stars

    Jodi Smith, a 1992 WP alum and head coach of the Leyton Warrior volleyball team, will serve as the head coach for the west in the 25th annual West Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Game. This past season, Smith led her team to an impressive 28-2 record before ...
  • Career Day space limited; register now

    A day of career exploration for ninth graders on Wed., March 25, 2009, in the Lifelong Learning Center at North Platte Community College is limited to 100 participants, said a University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension Educator. “Connecting the Dots: ...
  • Chase County wins spelling bee

    Sisters from Chase County Schools took first and second place in the annual Chase County Spelling Bee last Wednesday. Seventh grader Anna Bauerle came in first with Emma Bauerle, a sixth grader, taking second place. Twenty-seven students from CCS and Wa...
  • Beef Ambassador Contest April 11

    The Nebraska Cattlewomen will host the Nebraska Beef Ambassador Contest on April 11, 2009 in Kearney, Nebr., at the Buffalo Co. Extension Office.  The Senior contest will begin at 11:00 a.m.  Juniors and Pee-Wees will begin at 1:00 p.m.  PeeWees (8-1...
  • Peru State offering full tuition Boxley Scholarships to

    Peru State College (PSC) will award full-tuition Boxley Scholarships to area teachers who enroll in the college’s online Master of Science in Education – Curriculum and Instruction cohort program this summer. The deadline for application is Wednesday...
  • Roping Clinic March 21-22 in Grand Island

    Nebraska 4-H Horse Project members who are interested in learning more about roping skills and training rope horses are invited to a clinic March 21-22 at the Lilienthal Indoor Arena in Grand Island. The 4-H Roping Clinic will include lessons the first ...