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  • PHOTOS: Community-wide yard sales bring the bargain hunters to Wauneta

    Community-wide yard sales bring the bargain hunters to Wauneta   Wauneta’s community-wide garage sales kept the town buzzing with activity Saturday morning and afternoon. Above, a large crowd gathers at the tables in front of the Method...
  • PHOTOS: Community-wide yard sales bring the bargain hunters to Wauneta

    Community-wide yard sales bring the bargain hunters to Wauneta   Wauneta’s community-wide garage sales kept the town buzzing with activity Saturday morning and afternoon. Above, a large crowd gathers at the tables in front of the Methodis...
  • Wauneta rolls out the welcome mat for Saturday’s events

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   On Saturday the town will buzz with activity as Wauneta hosts its annual Town-wide Garage Sales, a baseball tournament and a swim meet. To top it off, Tommy’s Sports Club will host a customer appreciation barbecue ...
  • Harvest Fest plans announced for July 23-26 shindig

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A full four-day line-up of events is in store later this summer when Wauneta celebrates Harvest Festival the last weekend in July. This week the Wauneta Chamber released their tentative slate of events.   July 2...
  • Chase County Fair brochures are in the mail; tickets go on sale Friday

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Ticket brochures for the 2009 Chase County Fair Aug. 9-16 in Imperial went in the mail Tuesday with regular ticket sales opening up Friday, June 26.  This year’s grandstand entertainment will feature anot...
  • 100-year-old Leona Paustian recovering from injuries that made her miss her own birthday party

    Staff Report The Wauneta Breeze One of Wauneta’s most amazing  of ladies, Leona Paustian, continues to inspire awe. Up until eight weeks ago Leona, who is now 100, continued to live alone in her charming, tidy house in west Wauneta. She tended her ow...
  • Dave Ja Vu: Reality bites

    There must be a mistake. TIME Magazine released its list of 150 recession-proof careers and I have to say it’s befuddling to me. No, I’m not delusional enough to expect ‘weekly newspaper ogre’ or ‘WP paparazzo’ to make the list, but I’m noti...
  • Fireworks sales begin Sunday at Vette garage

    You know the Fourth of July is just around the corner in Wauneta when the fireworks display opens at the Chuck Vette garage. Local fireworks sales begin this Sunday, June 28, and will run through July 4, at the Vette garage, located in southwest Wauneta a...
  • Wauneta Senior Center plans pair of events

    Two fundraising meals are in the works at the Wauneta Senior Center this week. Tonight, (Thursday) pancakes, sausage and eggs will be served from  5 to 7 p.m. MT with a free-will donation accepted. This Sunday, June 28, the Wauneta Senior Center will hos...
  • Fourth of July hamburger and hot dog feed on tap

    Next week, on Fourth of July Saturday, the Senior Center will host a hamburger and hotdog feed will all the fixings from 5 to 7 p.m. MT. Cost of the July 4 meal is $6 per person....
  • Mosquito prevention measures encouraged

    Wet conditions and warm temperatures often add up to lots of mosquitoes. To help stop that from happening the Village of Wauneta is encouraging everyone to take steps to eliminate standing water on their property. In a notice in last week’s Breeze, the ...
  • Arbitrator asks for more time before rendering water decision

    Arbitrator Karl Dreher requested two more weeks before announcing his ruling in a water dispute between Nebraska and Kansas. After hearing testimony from both sides in March, Dreher said he would render his decision by June 16.  People have been anxiousl...
  • Jaws of Life to be explained at the museum

    The Chase County Museum will host the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department this Sunday, June 28. Volunteers from the fire department will be on hand to demonstrate some of the equipment. The Chase County Museum hours on Sunday are 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The fire...
  • Capitol View: Heineman taking flak for mess at BSDC

    If the feds had a “cash for clunkers” program that applied to state institutions, Gov. Dave Heineman would unload the Beatrice State Developmental Center faster than GM can dump a dealership. The state institution for the developmentally challenged ...
  • Life Lessons: This Old House — 1927-1945

    Editor’s note: Wauneta native Rita Miller Manlove of Mesa, Ariz., shares online messages with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren through a blog dubbed Grandma Rita’s Ramblings. She often writes of her memories of growing up on the fa...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Apple, rhubarb desserts to enjoy

    Everyone has apple and rhubarb recipes to share.  Sugarless Apple Pie                                       Doris Browning/Anderson St. Francis, Kan. 7-8 tart apples 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 1 tbs. butter    1 tbs. flour blended with 6 tsp...
  • 4-H District Horse Show held in Imperial

    Thirty riders with 124 entries competed on June 9 in Imperial at the in University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 4-H District Horse Show. Competition categories included Western pleasure ponies, junior and senior divisions of Western pleasure horses, West...
  • Both state, farm triggers must be met for ACRE payment

    The Adjusted Crop Revenue Election option of the 2008 Farm Bill provides minimum revenue guarantees to producers who qualify, but only in states that meet the program requirement, said University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension Educator Robert Tigner. P...
  • Martin, Bartels attend Hastings basketball skills camp

    Ricky Martin, front left, and Chris Bartels, front right, attended the ‘Blue Collar’ Basketball Camp at Hastings College May 31-June 2. “We had a great group of young men at our camp and would like to recognize them for their hard work and dedicatio...
  • Open horse show Sunday in Imperial

    The Chase County Classic Open Horse Show will be held Sunday, June 28, at the Chase County Fairgrounds in Imperial.  Entries will begin at 7:30 a.m. MT/8:30 a.m. CT with the show starting at 8 a.m. MT/9 a.m. CT. Classes for the day will be showmanship, w...