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  • Deathbed: A twisted fictional account of one man's rude awakening — Chapter Two

    “Deathbed” is a serial fiction novel by associate editor Dave Vrbas. Chapters of the story will be included in the Breeze over the next several weeks for our readers’ entertainment. Chapter Two: Aloof By Dave Vrbas Now seems as good a time as ...
  • New principal meets with Wauneta-Palisade board

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Principal-elect Troy Holmberg sat down at the table with the Wauneta-Palisade school board on Monday evening to see what it felt like to occupy one of the seats at a regular meeting. “This feels good. Really good,...
  • Deathbed: A twisted fictional account of one man's rude awakening — Chapter One

    This week marks the beginning of “Deathbed” a serial novel by Dave Vrbas, chapters of which will be included in the Breeze over the next several weeks for our readers’ entertainment. Chapter One: Gut Check By Dave Vrbas “Punch him in the groin,...
  • What the owner-occupied housing rehab grant could mean to Wauneta

    It will likely be a couple of months before Wauneta finds out if the town will be awarded an owner-occupied housing rehabilitation grant. If those funds do come through, low-income home-owners living in Wauneta need to be aware of the potential benefits a...
  • 2009 Make It With Wool contest

    The object of the contest is to promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabric and yarn. To encourage personal creations in sewing, knitting, crocheting, spinning and weaving of wool fabric, yarn and to recognize creative skills. In January 2009 at th...
  • Cool, wet summer good for grazing livestock

    This year, we’ve had very good rain and cool temperatures so grasses are maturing a little more slowly than usual, said a University of Nebraska–Lincoln specialist. That’s good for grazing livestock. Pasture grasses can be divided into cool-season ...
  • New UNL research geared to increase profitability

    Three new University of Nebraska–Lincoln research projects underway at the Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory near Whitman seek to reduce feed cost while maintaining benefits, said a UNL specialist. The offspring of cattle fed a protein supplement during ...
  • Tommy’s to host horseshoe contest this Sunday

    Get ready to celebrate Labor Day with some ringers at Tommy’s Sports Club’s Labor Day Horseshoe Tournament this Sunday. Check-in time is set for 1:30 p.m. MT/2:30 p.m CT in the beer garden and tourney action will start at 2 p.m. MT/3 p.m. CT. Registra...
  • Homecoming set for Oct. 16

    Wauneta-Palisade will welcome back its alumni during the Callaway football game scheduled for October 16. That evening’s festivities will showcase a battle between the Broncos and the Bears, followed by the coronation of the king and queen.    ...
  • Jayvee pigskin season called off

    WP has cancelled its jayvee football schedule due to low numbers out for football this season and the risk of injury to those players needed for the varsity games....
  • Bronco football team ready to take to the field Friday night

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   It’s been a while since Roger Lauhead has been at the helm of a high school football team — a couple of decades have passed since he was the one calling the shots for the Broncs. But in the meantime he has served...
  • ‘New year, new look, new attitude’

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Two individuals on the Bronco volleyball roster can brag that they’re taller than all the others on the list. And they’re the coaches. “We’re not a big, tall team this year,” Wauneta-Palisade Head Coach M...
  • Broncs open rebuilding season with a bang

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A big season-opening win is just what the coach ordered — and that’s what the Wauneta-Palisade football team delivered Friday night as they hosted the Wallace Wildcats. Behind the finesse of Bronco quarterback My...
  • Jessica McKinney living her dream of salon ownership

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Palisade was the obvious choice for Jessica McKinney as she began to realize her childhood dream of owning a beauty salon. “I love Palisade,” McKinney said, lounging in one of her new salon’s spiffy hairstylin...
  • Man’s 3,400 mile mission carries him through southwest Nebraska

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Pushing a baby jogger full of supplies connected to a bicycle child carrier — for his dog to ride in, perched upon a large pet pillow — Matt Charros walks with a purpose. Setting out from the easternmost point i...
  • Life's sweet sounds

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   The simple things, that’s what he missed the most — small talk over a cup of coffee, chatting on the phone with the grandkids, birds singing in the yard. A cochlear implant earlier this year made those simple thin...
  • New administrator seeks to strengthen bonds between ESU and schools

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Paul Calvert’s biggest challenge in his new role at the helm of Educational Service Unit 15 has been in thinking regionally instead of being able to concentrate solely on local issues. Prior to taking over the adm...
  • Man seriously injured in street construction accident

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A crew member working on a street project in Wauneta sustained serious injuries in a work site accident Tuesday morning. Frank Kleist Jr., 43, of Wellfleet, suffered serious injuries to his legs after he was backed ov...
  • New pumper truck ready for firefighting action

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   One hundred years ago this summer, in July of 1909, a call went out in the young town of Wauneta urging the formation of an official fire department. In early January of 1910, a 14-member volunteer fire company was ...
  • Three Decades of Wauneta Walk Ons

    It’s the dream of every young man who ever set foot on a football field within the borders of the Cornhusker State — to play football for the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers. Every year, hundreds of young men take to the field at Memorial Stadium...