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  • New filer deadline Tuesday for primary election

    New filers have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to file for positions included on the primary ballot By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The primary election incumbent filing deadline passed last week, but new filers have a few more days to registe...
  • State FFA president visits WP

    Gage Hoegermeyer (middle front), Nebraska FFA’s State President, recently visited Wauneta-Palisade High School prior to this week’s National FFA Week. In recognition of the event, WP FFA celebrated with Monday’s Cleanest Vehicle Contest, Teacher ...
  • Many memorial books available at the Wauneta Public Library

    The Wauneta Public Library regularly receives book donations in memory of departed loved ones. Below is a list of individuals memorialized and the books donated in their names. • David Ridlen: A Texas Hill Country Christmas by William W. Johnston ...
  • Six WP students place in spelling bee

    The Palisade Attendance Center hosted the Hitchcock/Hayes County Spelling Bee Feb 17. Sawyer Vrbas placed third in the first grade division, Erika Rahn was first in the second grade group, third grader Ashton Wheeler finished in first place, Sydnee Act...
  • Pheasants Forever banquet Saturday

    The public is invited to the 26th Annual Southwestern Nebraska Chapter of Pheasants Forever banquet Saturday night in Imperial. The evening will begin at 5:30 at the Imperial City Gym, with a smoked pork chop dinner at 7 p.m. and a fundraising auction ...
  • Choose happiness over worry

    By Lori Pankonin   Don’t worry… Be happy! Bobby McFerrin’s happiness song dates back to 1988 and it still brings me a refreshing reminder. Where does worry get us over being happy? “In every life we have some trouble. When you worry, you ma...
  • USDA projects farm income likely to drop in 2016

    By Robert Tigner Nebraska Extension Educator-Agriculture The USDA recently projected 2016 Net Farm Income (NFI) would be near $54.8 billion or 2.8 percent less than 2015. This would be the third consecutive year of income decline. This follows 2013...
  • Lady Broncos advance to district finals, play Wilcox-Hildreth Friday

    Faith Simpson gets fouled on her way to the basket against Wallace. WP beat the Wildcats 50-35 and will take on Wilcox-Hildreth Friday for the district championship at Bartley. (Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze...
  • Four wrestlers go the distance for WP

    Senior Cody Barrett finished the wrestling season with a 9-18 record. (Alan Carman | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   It wasn’t an easy season for the Wauneta-Palisade wrestling team, but Evan Nordhausen, Colton Barr...
  • Luck plays a part in athletes’ success

    By Diane Stamm   If you have followed Nebraska girls’ basketball over the last couple of years, you may have heard of the Kissinger twins of Minden. The pair and their sister, Taylor, were hot topics, based partially on their shooting ability and ...
  • Broncos head into subdistricts as number one seed

    Tyler Davis (12) turns to the basket early in Wauneta-Palisade’s loss to Dundy County-Stratton Friday. Also pictured for WP is Brody Nordhausen (13). (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade ...
  • Speech season kicks off for WP with RPAC meet

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze A young Wauneta-Palisade Speech team started off its season Feb. 17 at the RPAC Speech Meet at Southwest High School. Taking part for WP were Emily Day, Reagan Skow, Duncan Rector, Dennis Cavanaugh, Lake Reikof...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 23, 2006 Wauneta-Palisade senior Jesse West capped his high school wrestling career in the best way possible—by capturing the school’s first-ever gold place finish at the state wrestling tourney. West rolled through thre...
  • VFW Auxiliary Post #7028 welcomes first male member

    VFW Auxiliary Post #7028 welcomed its first male member last Monday. Here, Tyler Davis, left, accepts his membership card from President Carol Thompson. (Courtesy Photo)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   For over 100 years membership in...
  • VFW Auxiliary Post #7028 welcomes first male member

    VFW Auxiliary Post #7028 welcomed its first male member last Monday. Here, Tyler Davis, left, accepts his membership card from President Carol Thompson. (Courtesy Photo)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   For over 100 years membership...
  • Incumbents file for re-election to area offices by deadline

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Most of the Chase County incumbents whose seats are up for election this year have filed for re-election. New filers, those who do not currently hold an elected office, still have some time to file–until T...
  • HomeTown Agency celebrates 20-year anniversary

      By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Businesses in Wauneta make sure the community has a lot to offer. HomeTown Agency is one of the many businesses here at home committed to community betterment. The main street business is currently cele...
  • Two arrested in Hamlet robbery attempt

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Two men were arrested Wednesday after a robbery attempt north of Hamlet. While checking on property belonging to Robert Hanna, Sam Munderloh found two men removing items from a building. Hayes County Sheriff To...
  • Courthouse parking lot to be replaced

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Chase County Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr. approved plans for a new parking lot at the Chase County Courthouse during the Feb. 13 commissioners’ meeting. Jeff Tidyman attended the ...
  • Village reviews road plan, passes increase for bulk water usage

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta Village Board held the annual One and Six Year Road Plans public hearing prior to the regular board meeting last Tuesday, Feb. 9. Aaron Peterson with W Design Associates of McCook attended the me...