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  • Veterans and service men, women honored

    Area veterans groups paid homage 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 (above) and the Mead...
  • The debate on state road bonds

    Letter Back Home By Sen. Mark Christensen   Should state highway funding for repair, maintenance, and construction of our highways be paid for in cash? Or, should Nebraska issue bonds for a portion of our highway funding needs? This was the question ...
  • Veterans and service men, women honored

    Area veterans groups paid homage 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 (above) and the Me...
  • Veterans to be honored Monday

    Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Each Memorial Day offers a chance to remember lost loved ones and to honor those who have served our country in the armed forces. Lost local heros are in no short supply. Monday morning will be filled with servi...
  • Things gear up for busy alumni weekend in Wauneta

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The annual Wauneta/Wauneta-Palisade High School Alumni Banquet is set for this Saturday, May 24. Many alumni who now live out of the area will be back in town to visit with their classmates. This year’s hon...
  • Wauneta chosen to participate in new water well rehab project with HHS, UNO

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   David Blau with Miller and Associates attended last week’s village board meeting on Tuesday, May 13 to provide an update on the town’s arsenic project. The Village of Wauneta’s water supply currently co...
  • Retired alum believes in Wauneta’s main street, giving back

    Lela Hamilton is a 1948 Wauneta High School graduate who has made multiple contributions to Wauneta’s business community as well as a dedicated volunteer. (Courtesy Photo) By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Contributions to a community c...
  • Anderjaska and Fanning qualify for State Track Meet

    Landon Jutten, shown long jumping, missed qualifying in the high jump by one miss. Jutten had  personal best of 5’6”. (DeAnn Davis |The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Abbie Fanning placed second in the 200 meter dash a...
  • Water levels may have effect on holiday traffic at Enders Lake

    Both existing boat ramps and docks at Enders Lake are unusable after the water levels have gone down after the Bureau of Reclamation began releasing water from Enders two weeks ago after the Middle Republican NRD purchased the water to satisfy a contrac...
  • 4-H summer deadlines approach

    Summer is here and that means 4-H is in the air. A few important deadlines that 4-H members will want to remember are just around the corner. —There is still time to join 4-H. If you have not joined 4-H yet you have until May 30 to do so. Just contac...
  • A day of new beginnings for Wauneta-Palisade graduates

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Saturday marked the beginning of a new chapter in life for 11 Wauneta-Palisade graduates. The commencement ceremony took place Saturday, May 17 at the Wauneta-Palisade Attendance Center with a good-sized cro...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week May 20, 2004 The Wauneta EMS squad was featured in a series on Hometown Heroes. Requirements of EMTs are at least 132 hours of training, pass tests to become certified and ongoing training. They are on call 24/7 and put in many vo...
  • Who comes between you and your doctor?

    Thinking About Health By Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service   How many times have you heard politicians say that no bureaucrat should come between you and your doctor? You and your physician should decide when you need to go to the hospital or...
  • Teams forming for co-ed softball league

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   There are a pair of new coordinators for the Imperial co-ed summer softball league and they are planning an organizational meeting Tuesday next week. Brian Strand and Derek Stafford are coordinating the league...
  • Wauneta-Palisade Class of 2014

    Eleven seniors graduated from Wauneta-Palisade Schools on Saturday, May 17. Seniors included, from left, Wes Anderjaska, Lorenzo Cavanaugh, Abbie Fanning, Landon Jutten, Tyrel Kerchal, Tailor Lee, James Martin, Brooklyn Nordhausen, Hayden Pollmann, Cass...
  • Wauneta-Palisade Class of 2014

    Eleven seniors graduated from Wauneta-Palisade Schools on Saturday, May 17. Seniors included, from left, Wes Anderjaska, Lorenzo Cavanaugh, Abbie Fanning, Landon Jutten, Tyrel Kerchal, Tailor Lee, James Martin, Brooklyn Nordhausen, Hayden Pollmann, Ca...
  • Three accidents in Wauneta area in past week

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta area has seen three vehicle accidents in the past week–one single vehicle injury accident, a hit and run and a non-injury two-car accident. Luckily, none of the individuals involved have susta...
  • School board accepts four teacher resignations

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade school board accepted four teacher resignations at their regular May meeting Monday night. Janae Harris resigned from her post as K-12 guidance counselor. In her letter of resignation ...
  • Brother, sister from Palisade start new non profit to advocate for abused children

    Dave Vrbas checks out his newly bald head in his bathroom mirror at his Lincoln home Tuesday morning. The co-founder of Nebraska Kids TRUTH launched a Facebook campaign and vowed to shave his head and take on an orange sprayed-on tan if the organization...
  • Capital projects at the Capitol

    Letter Back Home By Sen. Mark Christensen   In the last letter I had mentioned I would try and write a few more times wrapping up the session, and my time representing District 44 over my last two terms. This week I wanted to discuss some of the capit...