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  • Girl Scout cookie sales now underway

        Scoop your front step and test your doorbell because the Girl Scouts are ready to pay you a visit. The Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska Cookie Sale begins today and runs through Jan. 26.    This will mark the first time that the newly-merged Girl ...
  • Sharing With Wauneta: Beginning a new year!

    Sharing with Wauneta by Nola Straub        Happy New Year!    Harry’s memories of Mom’s thin pancakes.Rosie Straub’s Pancakes and Syrup1 c. milk1 tsp. baking powder1 c. flour1 egg, beaten    Mix all ingredients together to make a thin bat...
  • Looking Back * January 8, 2009

    10 years ago this weekJan. 7, 1999    Sale of the Wauneta Falls Bank (Wauneta Falls Bancorp) was final Dec. 31, 1998, with the bank now to be known as Valley Bank and Trust.    Zach Anderson of Geneva spent the day after Christmas until Thursday wit...
  • Start times changed for Friday's Hitchcock County home games

         The start times for Friday's home contests against the Hitchcock County Falcons have changed due to low numbers of athletes at Hitchcock County.     Only two quarters of both boys and girls jayvee action will take place. Due to the change, the ...
  • Bronco teams to face Trojans in Cambridge Invite championships tonight

    Both Bronco basketball teams advanced to the championship rounds of the Cambridge Invitational with wins over Hitchcock County on Monday night in the Cambridge junior high gym.The Bronco boys advanced with a 64-39 win over the Falcons in earlier action. T...
  • Bronco teams to face Trojans in Cambridge Invite championships tonight

    Both Bronco basketball teams advanced to the championship rounds of the Cambridge Invitational with wins over Hitchcock County on Monday night in the Cambridge junior high gym.The Bronco boys advanced with a 64-39 win over the Falcons in earlier action. T...
  • Huskers rally for Gator Bowl win

    From Huskers.com Jacksonville, Fla. - Nebraska scored on four consecutive third-quarter possessions to rally from an 11-point halftime deficit and the Blackshirts capped a dominating effort with a late defensive stand, as the Huskers came back for a 26...
  • Huskers set for Gator Bowl game against Clemson

    The Nebraska Huskers have been in Florida since Friday, preparing for their game against Clemson in the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl.                                                   The 8-4 Huskers, winners of five of their final ...
  • Deadline near for changing Medicare D plans

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial RepublicanAbout 70 people took advantage of a review of Medicare Part D, offered by SW Four Extension Service. Dec. 31 was the deadline for those people who are on the plan, which involves prescription drugs. Every year, from No...
  • Finding the blessings in day-to-day life keeps Leona Littlejohn happy at 90

    By Tina KittThe Wauneta Breeze Leona Buethe Littlejohn’s fun-loving nature and deep faith in God have served her well in life. At 90 she greets each morning with zest, looking forward to the joys and possibilities the new day may hold, always mindf...
  • Safe haven debacle top news story of 2008

     Troubled teenagers from across the country were among children dropped off under Nebraska’s ill-conceived safe-haven law, and the bizarre situation was voted the year’s top state story by members of The Associated Press.State senators who passed...
  • Broncos sweep Brady Tourney championships

          The Bronco boys and girls basketball teams swept the titles of the Brady Holiday Tournament last night in Brady.     The boys outlasted Anselmo-Merna, 54-51, to take their tournament trophy. The consolation match was also a close one, with Pa...
  • Looking Back * January 1, 2009

    10 years ago this week Dec. 31, 1998 Vacation issue. The issue was filled with readers’ pictures and write-ups on where they had vacationed throughout the year. 25 years ago this week December 29, 1983 We have been having pleasant weather. We failed ...
  • Company's comin'

    By Nola Straub I hope everyone in Wauneta and the surrounding area had a nice Christmas. Our son, David, his wife, Lori, and kids were here Christmas night and stayed until Monday morning. We had company for supper after they got here and the next day Da...
  • Deaths recorded in 2008

    Deaths recorded in 2008 Carmen C. Merrill, 78, Lincoln, Neb., July 31, 2007 Alva H. Clark, 92, Omaha, Neb., Nov. 25, 2007 Martha Jo Spellman, Milford, Neb., Dec. 13, 2007 Abram ‘Abe’ Epp, 100, Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 16, 2007 ‘Ace’ Wallace Hartzer, 75...
  • Births recorded in 2008

    Births recorded in 2008 Michael and Barbie Long of McCook, a son, Asa Ellis Jude, born Aug. 30, 2007 Kirk and Mae Yost of Bellevue, a son, Henry Saigo, born Aug. 21, 2007 Ryan and Renae McCrumb of Wauneta, Neb., twin sons, Kameran Dean and Konner Math...
  • Finding the blessings in day-to-day life keeps Leona Littlejohn happy at 90

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze Leona Buethe Littlejohn’s fun-loving nature and deep faith in God have served her well in life. At 90 she greets each morning with zest, looking forward to the joys and possibilities the new day may hold, always mindful...
  • Huskers set for Gator Bowl game against Clemson

    The Nebraska Huskers have been in Florida since Friday, preparing for their game against Clemson in the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl.                                                   The 8-4 Huskers, winners of five of their final...
  • Timeless life lessons learned from Dan Liebig

    I read in last week’s Breeze that Dan Liebig passed away.   I spent several summers in my youth working for Dan on his farm.  I consider him one of my mentors, teaching me life lessons that never go out of style.  There was no better steward of the l...
  • 2009 state leg has its hands full

    By Ed HowardWhen life tosses you a bucket of worms, go fishing. The 2009 Legislature will be trolling for solutions to a lot of problems in its soon-to-convene session.  Not all of them will be of the perennial variety. Pre-session hype indicates much wi...