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  • Tough day for wrestlers at Cambridge

    Wauneta-Palisade senior Cody Barrett pinned his second round opponent Grant Tomsen of Minden. (Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers had a frustrating day at Cambridge Saturday ...
  • Broncos win two heading into break, host Arapahoe Dec. 29

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team upped its record to 5-2 with wins over South Platte and McPherson County last week. The Broncos defeated South Platte 74-25 and McPherson County 54-21. All 12 players...
  • WP improves to 4-3, beats South Platte and McPherson County

    Colby Cox led the Broncos in scoring against South Platte and McPherson County with 31 and 26 points, respectively. (Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team received ...
  • WP students named Academic All-State

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Six Wauneta-Palisade students were recently named to the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Awards list. Football team members Paul Behrends and Brody Nordhausen, volleyball pla...
  • Don't spend Christmas dinner alone, Ministerial Association to host meal

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican Alone this Christmas? The Southwest Nebraska Ministerial Association is again sponsoring a free Christmas Dinner. It will be held from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. MT Dec. 25 at the Imperial Eagles Club. Kate Davis, who ...
  • Imperial Rotary Club gifts dictionaries to Wauneta-Palisade third graders

    Lori Pankonin, Imperial Rotary President at far right, presents a personal dictionary to Aden Acton, the day’s Wauneta-Palisade third grade class leader. Pankonin shared how Rotary helps people all over the world. She told the students Imperial’s cl...
  • College Notes: Carson L. Burrell

    Central Community College-Hastings recognized 147 midyear graduates Dec. 1 at a graduation reception held in their honor. Dr. Ellen Pennell, biology instructor at CCC-Hastings, was the keynote speaker. Other speakers were Bill Hitesman, campus presiden...
  • Happy holidays

    By Senator Dan Hughes Nebraska State Legislator   By the time you are reading this, it will be nearly time to celebrate Christmas, or you may be reading this after Christmas. In whichever case, I hope that you and whomever you choose to celebrate the...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Dec. 22, 2005 Sixteen new street lights are in the plans for 2006. At last week’s Village Board meeting, a final decision was made on the decorative street lights for Main Street. From Railway Street north to the Municipal Buil...
  • Wauneta, thank you

    Jannie and I thank you, the people of Wauneta, for the kindness and thoughtfulness you have shown us the last two years. It means a great deal to us. We love you all. “Wauneta truly is the place to be.” May God bless you abundantly and the peac...
  • Angel tree provides Christmas blessings for area families

    The Angel Tree program, where individuals purchase gifts for area families, has been offered by the United Methodist Churches in Wauneta and Palisade for five years. Above, Pastor Bonnie McCord displays gifts gathered in Palisade. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | J...
  • Angel tree provides Christmas blessings for area families

    The Angel Tree program, where individuals purchase gifts for area families, has been offered by the United Methodist Churches in Wauneta and Palisade for five years. Above, Pastor Bonnie McCord displays gifts gathered in Palisade. (Sheri Hink-Wagner |...
  • Santa Saturday: Annual celebration promises Christmas fun

    By Pat Holder The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s Santa Saturday arrives this weekend, Dec. 19 in downtown Wauneta, right on time to get everyone in the Christmas spirit. The day’s activities kick off with a bake sale from 9 a.m. MT/10 a.m. CT to 2 ...
  • Sinner to serve another year as Village Board of Trustees chair

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Village Board elected Lloyd Sinner as chairman for another year during the board’s regular December meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 8. Sinner was first elected as chairman of the board in 1996. Sinner ...
  • Wauneta Library aided by strong leadership

    Joyce Bley, left, will step down as chair of the Wauneta Library Board in January after 21 years of service in that capacity. Here, she and long-time library director/librarian Ruth Hohl stand next to some of the newest historical artifacts on display a...
  • Vehicle rolls off Old Highway 6

    Emergency workers and others gather around 17-year-old Rabecca Huichochea, who was treated initially on the ground after being helped from her rolled vehicle by a passerby. She was eventually taken to the hospital by ambulance. (Jan Schultz | Johnson Pu...
  • Palisade’s second annual Christmas “Feastival” features food, prizes

    Dave and Mary Gibbens help themselves to appetizers at the first stop in the “feastible,” Southwest Public Power District. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | Johnson Publications)   By Pat Holder The Wauneta Breeze   Palisade was the place to be Thursday ...
  • Members of public attend Commissioners’ meeting

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze With only two-of-three board members present, Chase County Commissioners visited with Chase County residents during the public forum of the Chase County Commissioners meeting Dec. 8. Duane Dinnel talked with com...
  • Nebraska’s fuel price average will soon fall below $2

    AAA’s daily fuel price survey of 170 Nebraska communities shows that 95 cities across the state report fuel averages below $2 a gallon. The last time Nebraska’s statewide fuel price average dropped below $2 a gallon was February 2015. The lower f...
  • Nebraska Extension to hold crop production clinics in January

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln crop production and pest management specialists have scheduled a series of crop production clinics across the state in January to provide the latest research-based information and recommendations for 2016. A clinic will be ...