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  • WP Schools approves $5 million budget

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A significant hit in state aid funding, ongoing efforts to improve school buildings and a sharp rise in property valuations in the district are leading to an increase in taxes for property owners in the Wauneta-Palisa...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Chase County Veterans; Evan family benefit; Co-op Oil Annual Meeting

    Videos of county veterans to be included in CCS Nov. 11 program U.S. military veterans now living in Chase County are being invited to have a part in this year’s Veteran’s Day program at Chase County Schools. The program is being coordinated by the s...
  • An ounce of prevention

    Recently, the Center for Rural Affairs in Lyon, Neb., released a new report that looks at how rural individuals and families will benefit from provisions in the Affordable Care Act that focus on public health and prevention. Entitled, Prevention and Publ...
  • The world comes to Nebraska

    Dear Fellow Nebraskans By Gov. Dave Heineman   Nebraska is open for business and ready to meet and exceed the expectations of anyone interested in doing business throughout our state. As Governor, I have focused on international trade, direct investme...
  • Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium Nov. 19-21 in Lincoln

    The ninth annual Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium, Nov. 19-21 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will introduce Nebraska high school students to beef industry professionals, beef producers and other students from around the U.S. In addition, ...
  • 4S Meat Goat Seminar, Show and Sale set for October 1 and 2

    The Ninth Annual 4S Goat Expo will begin at 12:30 p.m. with registration at the Dawson County Fairgrounds, 1000 Plum Creek Parkway, Lexington Nebraska Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, said Randy Saner, Lincoln/McPherson County Extension Educator. Entries and weigh...
  • Nebraska Farm Service Agency reminds Producers of September 30 sales closing date for Noninsurable Crops

    Chase County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Teri Moss, urges producers who want to purchase coverage through the Noninsurable Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) to do so before the sales closing date of Sept. 30, 2011. The NAP pro...
  • G.A.D.G.E.T.’s Garage Sept. 17 at Palisade

    G.A.D.G.E.T.’s (God Always Doing Great Exciting Things) Garage, Trinity Lutheran of Palisade Saturday Bible School, will be gathering on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. CT. All children preschool to sixth grade are welcome to come and lea...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Football Days of Summer . . .

    By Nola Straub Football practice is over, games are underway and school is in swing. All of our Nebraska grand-boys are at school in Wauneta this year. The buses are on the roads again so give them a break and slow down when you see them. It is hot for p...
  • Annual Watermelon Feed Brings Out The Smiles

    Few things can bring a smile to a kid’s face like a sunshine-filled recess and watermelon. Wauneta-Palisade first grader Seth Mercer beams from ear to ear as he enjoys a slice of BWTelcom watermelon last week.     BWTelcom’s Randall Raile and...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Sept. 9, 10, 11

    ' The Smurfs ' in 3D     Showing this week at the Chateau Theatre, downtown Wauneta Sept. 9 - 10- 11 Showtime: 7 p.m. MT Rated PG   Running time: 103 minutes Admission: $5 all ages This week's movie is sponsored by: Myra Grimm, Beryl Kn...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Computer class; Historical Society Banquet; Health Fair; Bras for a Cause; Cancer Walk; Co-op Oil Annual Meeting

    Still time to join MCC computer class in Palisade A user- friendly computer class for beginners offered by McCook Community College is set for three Thursdays in September in Palisade. The classes will focus on the basic understanding of computers and c...
  • Community service, prayer encouraged as Nation pauses to reflect on September 11th attacks 10 years later

    Sunday will mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New York City and Washington D.C. Special ceremonies and observances are planned throughout the across America on the day now set aside each year as Patriot Day in honor of those who...
  • Chase County Fair parade one of biggest in years

    Helena’s ‘crazy guys’ awarded parade Grand Prize     Out rolls the “mysterious stone” in the parade’s Grand Prize entry by Helena Chemical of Imperial and Benkelman. The entry depicted the movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and...
  • Several new Nebraska laws go into effect

    The Associated Press   Three months after Nebraska legislators adjourned the 2011 session, much of their work took effect Aug. 28, from a ban on remote distribution of abortion-inducing drugs to restrictions on picketing at funerals. Unless otherwise...
  • Working to get rural America back to work

    By President Barack Obama   Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to get out of Washington, DC and travel to small towns and farm towns in the heartland of the country. I sat down with small business owners, farmers and ranchers in Iowa; I had lun...
  • 2011 Bronco High School Football Schedule

    Members of the 2011 Wauneta-Palisade Bronco football team include, front row from left, Coaches Aide Jacob Maris, Tyler Knotts, Hayden Pollmann, Wes Andersjaska and Lorenzo Cavanaugh. Second row, Dakota Washum, William Dubry, Cody Hicks, Donald Hunt, Lo...
  • 2011 Bronco High School Volleyball Schedule

    Members of the 2011 Wauneta-Palisade Bronco volleyball team include, front row from left, Emma Skelton, Jonee Maris, Sheyla Christner and Tayler Nordhausen. Second row, Tailor Lee, Brooklyn Nordhausen, Abbie Fanning and Cassidy Rathe. At back from left,...
  • 2011 Bronco Junior High Volleyball and Football Schedule

    Sept. 12 VB AT HOME (WAUNETA)  with Maywood 1:00/2:00 p.m. Sept. 15 VB Tri. at Wallace 2:00/3:00 p.m. Sept. 15 FB at Wallace 3:30/4:30 p.m. Sept. 19 Volleyball at DCS 2:00/3:00 p.m. Oct. 3 VB AT HOME (WAUNETA)  wth Med. Valley 1:00/2:00 p.m. Oc...
  • Chase Co Hospital’s ALL Cancer Walk planned in Wauneta on Saturday, Oct. 1

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Calling all walkers as well as those affected by cancer. This year’s Chase County Hospital ALL Cancer Walk will be held in Wauneta on Oct. 1. The annual fundraising event benefits Chase County and area patients wh...