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  • WP students honored at RPAC Art Show

    Four Wauneta-Palisade high school students earned recognition as outstanding artists with awards garnered at the RPAC Art Show. The event was held Jan. 21 in Cambridge as teachers from around the RPAC conference brought works from their students to be jud...
  • Editorial: Aw shucks, Chuck, won't you reconsider?

    The national political scene has always been overrun by a whole lot of people doing a whole lot of talking. If you turn on any nightly news show, you can always count on an earful of jabberwocky. That’s why we’re already missing the keep-it-real-and-s...
  • Dave Ja Vu: Of mice and managers

    “Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.” —  Stephen Covey   Anyone who’s been among the working class for very long has had ‘that manager’. You...
  • Total of 689 bills introduced in this year’s Legislative session

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Nebraska state senators will decide the fate of 689 bills and resolutions introduced before last week’s filing deadline.  Thus far, two of those bills have already been withdrawn, including one by 44th Di...
  • Hamlet seeking new playground equipment

      Hamlet community volunteers are seeking new playground equipment for their town park. Organizer Monte Cooper said it has been more than 50 years since any new equipment has been purchased for the park and community supporters say its time for some ...
  • Town's attributes, possibilities explored during strategic planning session

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   In what was termed “a mustard seed meeting,” Bill Podraza of Columbus led a small group of Wauneta area residents through the process of brain storming ideas for continued progress in Wauneta as well as envisioning p...
  • Water transfer issue on upcoming NRD agenda

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Should irrigators be allowed to transfer allocation from one well to another well 30-40 miles away? Should irrigators get an incentive of more water if they transfer allocation from a well near a stream to a...
  • 4-H/FFA Market Beef Weigh-In set for Saturday

    The Chase County 4-H/FFA Market Beef Weigh-In is set for Saturday, Jan. 31, from 9 to 11 a.m. MT at the Imperial Livestock Auction Market.   All Chase County 4-H/FFA members planning to exhibit market heifers or market steers in a 4-H show this year are ...
  • Business transition workshop next week

      Business owners looking at transitioning out of their businesses in the future can get some insight on the process during a free workshop in Imperial, next Thursday, Feb. 5. The workshop will be held at the extended campus of Mid-Plains Community C...
  • Women in Ag Conference coming up in Kearney

      Nebraska women will find a variety of opportunities, workshops, “funshops” and networking in Kearney for the 24th annual Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 26-27 at the Kearney Holiday Inn. The theme for this year’s University of Nebraska-L...
  • Capitol View: The economy of lap dancing

    By Ed Howard Proposed laws poured in during the first 10 days of the legislative session. Some of them deal with the usual matters, but some are interesting just by dint of their topics. Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial offered a measure that would put...
  • Sharing With Wauneta: Easy home cooking

    By Nola Straub of Wauneta Chicken, Broccoli, Cheesy Noodles Crockpot Dinner (I tried first July 2003) 4 chicken legs and thighs Boil and de-bone. Place in the bottom of the crock pot. Cut broccoli into small pieces and sprinkle around the outside edge of...
  • JH teams play at Hitchcock County

    The WP junior high teams played at Trenton last Thursday. The A boys fell 39-29. Logan Bischoff had eight points. Hayden Pollmann and Wes Anderjaska added six each, Jack McGraw four, Jacob Maris three and Donald Hunt two. The A girls also fell, 26-11. Emm...
  • RPAC heats up again Thursday with titles to be given out this weekend

    Die-hard WP fans have been on the road all week, taking in the sights and sounds of the Republican Plains Activities Conference tournaments. Last week, the HC/WP wrestlers took third at the RPAC meet in Southern Valley, and this week the Bronco basketba...
  • Addison Sherman celebrates her first birthday

    Addison Lorene Sherman celebrated her first birthday on December 27, 2008. She is the daughter of Scott and Vanessa (Ward) Sherman of Peru, Nebraska.  Her birthday party was at the home of Nancy Ward, grandma to the birthday girl.  Those present to enjo...
  • Young vocalists sing out proudly during national anthem

    Third and fourth graders at Wauneta-Palisade follow the lead of their music instructor, Sara Behrends, as they proudly sing The Star Spangled Banner prior to a high school basketball game in Wauneta earlier this month....
  • Young vocalists sing out proudly during national anthem

    Third and fourth graders at Wauneta-Palisade follow the lead of their music instructor, Sara Behrends, as they proudly sing The Star Spangled Banner prior to a high school basketball game in Wauneta earlier this month....
  • Lady Broncos in RPAC's Golden Plains final after crushing HC, Paxton

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze The Lady Broncos will be looking for a repeat on Thursday when they take on Maywood on Thursday night in Trenton.And depending on how you look at it, a win Thursday night could also solidify their seventh-straight Golden P...
  • Lady Broncos in RPAC's Golden Plains final after crushing HC, Paxton

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   The Lady Broncos will be looking for a repeat on Thursday when they take on Maywood on Thursday night in Trenton. And depending on how you look at it, a win Thursday night could also solidify their seventh-straight Gold...
  • Boys fall in second meeting with Paxton, out of RPAC after 1-1 stand

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze The Bronco boys basketball team may finally compete next week with all members of the team back on the court for the first time in three weeks.Competing for the past three weeks without original starters Cody Steinke and D...