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  • Veterans and service men, women honored

    Area veteran’s groups paid their respects to fallen soldiers and service men and women at Memorial Day services Monday at several area cemeteries. In Palisade the American Legion, VFW and AMVETS provided the services at the Palisade Cemetery and the M...
  • Veterans, service men and women honored at local cemeteries

    Area veteran’s groups paid their respects to fallen soldiers and service men and women at Memorial Day services Monday at several area cemeteries. In Palisade the American Legion, VFW and AMVETS provided the services at the Palisade Cemetery and the...
  • WHS, WPHS alumni will gather Saturday night

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The annual Wauneta/Wauneta-Palisade High School Alumni Banquet is set for this  Saturday, May 23. Many alumni who now live out of the area will be back in town to visit with their classmates. This year’...
  • Fallen veterans to be honored at area cemeteries

    By Dharma Blake-Cole The Wauneta Breeze Memorial Day is a special holiday in which to remember lost loved ones and to honor those who have served our country in the armed forces. Lost loved ones and lost local heros are in no short supply. The m...
  • Wauneta couple to celebrate 70th anniversary

    Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze Wesley and Marjorie Wheeler, shown above in their home and below in their 1945 wedding photo, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary this Sunday. Courtesy Photo   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta...
  • Village board discusses water, electricity and owner-occupied rehabilitation

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Village Board of Trustees continued their discussion of the water system and arsenic levels at the regular May meeting held Tuesday, May 12. Discussion included acknowledgement that letters were...
  • Christian show group, country show openers complete fair entertainment

    The Christian Family Show at the 2015 Chase County Fair will feature Sanctus Real. Members include, from left, Seth Huff (keys, guitar), Mark Graalman (drums), Matt Hammit (lead vocals), Chris Rohman (guitar), Jake Rye (bass). (Courtesy Photo)   By R...
  • Seniors emphasize “it’s always a great day to be a Bronco” at graduation

      By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Saturday marked the beginning of a new chapter in life for 12 Wauneta-Palisade graduates. The commencement ceremony took place Saturday, May 16 at the Wauneta-Palisade Attendance Center with a good-si...
  • Hastings College holds exercises for its 129th graduating class

    On Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 10 a.m. in Lynn Farrell Arena, 235 undergraduates and eight Master of Arts in Teaching students graduated from Hastings College. Area graduates and majors  are listed below. “HD” designates those students who graduate...
  • Sense of urgency developing in Legislature

    By Dan Hughes Nebraska State Senator - 44th District   The Legislature is heading into the final weeks of the session. We’re scheduled to adjourn for the year on June 5. There is a sense of urgency to get through more bills. Some of the bills that ...
  • Med student sampling rural life

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   Mark “Patrick” Grogan began shadowing Dr. Jon Richman at the Chase County Clinic and Hospital in Imperial May 11. “It’s nice to come in and see real patients and get to know them,” he said. Grogan ...
  • Prescription drug prices climb into the stratosphere

      Editor’s Note: The Rural Health News Service is funded by a grant from The Commonwealth Fund and is distributed through the Nebraska Press Assn. Foundation, Colorado Press Assn., South Dakota Newspaper Assn., Hoosier (IN) State Press Assn., Illi...
  • DNR & Partners Help Divert Water for Flood Mitigation & Aquifer Recharge

    Image Courtesy: Nebraska Department of Natural Resources   Lake water diversion aids both flood relief and long-term water goals   The Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR), local natural resources districts (NRDs), and irrigation distr...
  • Lady Broncos make run at district title; Towery and Simpson to state

    Senior Hannah Nordhausen surveys the field before a throw during prelims of the discus. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Although the Wauneta-Palisade girls’ track team was able to qualify for the state ...
  • Junior high wraps up successful track season

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   There are many different opinions on the way to determine a team’s success. According to Wauneta-Palisade junior high track coach Dave Kuhlen the real measuring stick for the season may come in the future. ...
  • As end of financial year looms, Commissioners keep eyes on budget

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze With the end of the budget year coming up on July 1, Chase County Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr. have several financial decisions to make in the coming months. At the Tuesday, May 12 ...
  • Clinic gives donation to WP

    Chase County Clinic presented Wauneta-Palisade Schools with a $700 donation last week. The donation, given for sports physicals from the 2014-2015 school year, was used to purchase two Tachikara hammock style volleyball carts and one Gill vertical baske...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week May 19, 2005 Wauneta voters said no to a proposition to move Wauneta’s kindergarten through fourth grade students to the Palisade Attendance Center by a vote of 153 against to 93 in favor. Next step is to step back and decide w...
  • Wauneta-Palisade’s most recent graduates

    Twelve seniors graduated from Wauneta-Palisade High School on Saturday, May 16. The graduates included, from front left, Kian Jones, Leiauna Alberts, Christi Christner, Taylor Gill, from middle left, Nicole Strand, Hannah Nordhausen, Brianna Einspahr, S...
  • Wauneta-Palisade’s most recent graduates

    Twelve seniors graduated from Wauneta-Palisade High School on Saturday, May 16. The graduates included, from front left, Kian Jones, Leiauna Alberts, Christi Christner, Taylor Gill, from middle left, Nicole Strand, Hannah Nordhausen, Brianna Einspahr,...