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  • NRD votes to continue collecting occupation tax for 2009-10 tax year

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Owners of irrigated land in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will be obligated to pay a $4 per-irrigated-acre occupation tax for the 2009-2010 tax year. This marks the third year the d...
  • Village of Wauneta 2009-10 budget set at $2.65 million

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Budget numbers for the coming fiscal year for the Village of Wauneta include provisions for capital improvements to address the presence of arsenic in the municipal water supply as well as to allow flow-through spend...
  • Nutrient management specialist hired at UNL center

    Sept. 1, 2009, Tim Shaver became nutrient management specialist at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln West Central Research and Extension Center. Attracted to UNL by the continuing research emphasis on cropping with limited water, Shaver said he wants ...
  • New UNL worksheet evaluates irrigation efficiency

    University of Nebraska–Lincoln engineers have developed an online spreadsheet to help irrigators evaluate their pumping plant efficiency, said a UNL irrigation specialist at a recent extension workshop. Using this new tool, developed by Tom Dorn, Lanca...
  • Cattle price volatility will continue, says economist

    Cattle market volatility and big price variations are still with us, Jim Robb, Livestock Marketing Information Center Director said recently at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory Open House. “We’re really in the wors...
  • Cover crops in no-till, hedge against drought

    Not only can cover crops planted in no-till fields fix nitrogen in the short term, they can also reduce soil erosion and mitigate the effects of drought in the long term, said a Natural Resource Conservation Service agronomist at a recent extension to-til...
  • Proposed water-short year policy dangerous for Republican Basin

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Imagine, that as an irrigator, you could be told that you couldn’t irrigate your ground next year. Frightening thought—even if you’re not a farmer who depends on irrigation for his livelihood. For farmers w...
  • Broncs pull out win with last second TD pass

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   In the waning seconds the pressure was on Bronco sophomore Reese West. The 16-year-old shifted positions in the third quarter of the Broncos’ match-up against Cheylin to take over quarterback duties after a rib inju...
  • WP volleyball team opens season at 2-0

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Michelle Harchelroad’s Bronco volleyball teams opened their seasons on the right note, winning their first two games. The varsity took a four-game match from Haxtun in the season opener here Thursday and then s...
  • Winter weather blasts early fall records across Nebraska

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   An early blast of winter weather — arriving within weeks of the official end of summer — toppled 100-year-old records as temperatures plunged and snow flew across the region this weekend. In the Wauneta area, icy...
  • Winter weather blasts early fall records across Nebraska

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   An early blast of winter weather — arriving within weeks of the official end of summer — toppled 100-year-old records as temperatures plunged and snow flew across the region this weekend. In the Wauneta area, i...
  • Royalty to be crowned Friday

    Royalty candidates, from left, Tori Adams, Ryan Fischer, Dawnta Harchelroad, Adam Simpson and Katie Flaig — along with Peter Holmes, not pictured — will preside over this week’s homecoming activities. A king and queen will be coronated this Frida...
  • Second-half Bronco rally falls short against Knights

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Broncos outplayed the Eustis-Farnam Knights in the last half of their gridiron battle last week, outscoring them 22-14 in the last two quarters of play. Unfortunately, that wasn’t enough for ...
  • Spikers split wins at home triangular, finish EF off in five

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Bronco spikers boosted their regular season record to 9-8 in the past week of play, going 1-1 at their home triangular with Maywood and Dundy County-Stratton, then heading off for Farnam where they took a road game...
  • Jack Maddux to be honored with National Golden Spur Award

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   You will soon be able to add the National Golden Spur Award to the long list of honors and accolades earned by Wauneta’s Jack Maddux. Later this month Maddux will become the 32nd honoree to receive this prestigio...
  • Youth group breathing new life into Hamlet building

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   It might have been bound to happen eventually anyway, but a dear old lady’s bullet wound in Sunday school class certainly got the ball rolling. That bullet wound, at the schoolhouse no less, inspired a local man...
  • WP preschool is 26 strong

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   There’s a brief flurry of structured chaos four times a week in the hallway outside of the preschool room at the Palisade Attendance Center. As the morning session wraps up and the 10 younger students collect th...
  • Friendship between Methodist minister, Buddhist priest brings balance

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   During the course of their 30-plus-year friendship, the personal, professional and spiritual lives of Rev. Judy Dye of Wauneta and Rev. Kyoki Roberts of Pennsylvania have mirrored one another. Dye, pastor of the Un...
  • Palisade battles E. Coli in town’s water system

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   As swift progress continues to be made on Palisade’s enormous water project, a setback in the form of E. coli contamination in the water system put another temporary strain on folks living within the city limits. ...
  • Chase County Commissioners to seek tax askings of $2 million

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Chase County commissioners will seek an additional $70,190 in property taxes for the 2009-10 budget year. This represents a 3.57 percent increase over their tax request for last year’s 2008-09 budget. Dur...