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  • Methodist Church the first organized in Wauneta

    The wood frame M.E. Church, built in 1892, was the first Methodist Church in Wauneta. It was later torn down and the current brick church building built in its place.  This photo was taken sometime after 1907 when the bell tower and bell were added. (C...
  • Village closer to decision on nursing home health insurance package

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta Village Board of Trustees met last Wednesday, Nov. 19 for a special meeting to discuss the health insurance package at Sunrise Heights of Wauneta. The nursing home committee and management have...
  • One-Act second at RPAC, on to Districts

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   In its second performance of Romeo and Juliet: Six Very Busy Days, the Wauneta-Palisade One-Act Play received second place at the RPAC West Championships Saturday. WP finished one point behind first place Paxton....
  • Reader: Great cooks at Wauneta-Palisade

    Dear Editor: Kudos to the great cooks at the Wauneta-Palisade School District.  I was fortunate to have the opportunity to accompany my granddaughters to your delicious Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, it was wonderful. Anita Kitt Parks, Nebr....
  • PBMs horn in on doctors’ decisions about your medicines

    Editor’s Note: The Rural Health News Service is funded by a grant from The Commonwealth Fund and distributed through the Nebraska Press Association Foundation, the Colorado Press Association, the South Dakota Newspaper Association and the Hoosier (IN) S...
  • Imperial’s ALCO Store one of 198 closing

    Imperial’s ALCO Store at the Highway 6/61 intersection is one of 198 stores nationwide that will be closing the end of January. The store has been a busy part of the retail community since opening in May 2006. (Imperial Republican Photo) By Jan Sch...
  • FFA braves cold District competition

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade FFA students braved the cold Wednesday, Nov. 12, at District FFA in Curtis. Twelve schools attended the event. In Natural Resources, Nicole Strand placed sixth, Ellie Lee 16th and Logan Fisc...
  • Winter sports season arrives, basketball teams play Saturday

    The WP girls’ basketball practice winds down with free throws while the boys’ team works on ball handling drills Monday. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Nineteen girls and nine boys have reported fo...
  • Bronco athletes earn RPAC and All-State postseason honors

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Eleven Wauneta-Palisade Bronco athletes have been named to postseason honors list. Six Bronco football players were mentioned by the Nebraska Six-Man Coaches Association. Leading the way is first team All-State ...
  • Republican River agreement gives Nebraska 100 percent credit for water projects

    By Angela Hensel Nebraska News Service An agreement between Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado represents a new spirit of cooperation among the three states when handling disputes over water appropriations in the Republican River. Administrators from...
  • Kick-off the Christmas season with the Chamber Monday night

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The community is invited to come out and kick-off the Christmas season with the Wauneta Chamber Monday night at their annual Christmas Kick-off. All are welcome to attend the Chamber’s event. A free will do...
  • Kick-off the Christmas season with the Chamber Monday night

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The community is invited to come out and kick-off the Christmas season with the Wauneta Chamber Monday night at their annual Christmas Kick-off. All are welcome to attend the Chamber’s event. A free will d...
  • WP student in car accident on way to school

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   A benefit is being planned in Palisade for Wauneta-Palisade junior Stephanie Acosta following a car accident on her way to school Thursday morning, Nov. 6. Following a call about the accident, Chase County disp...
  • WP placed on school improvement list after missing goals

      By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade Public Schools is one of many districts across the state facing consequences after missing state adequate yearly progress goals under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. WP w...
  • Community meeting Sunday to discuss Wauneta serving as host to Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska this summer

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Community leaders are asked to attend a community informational meeting Sunday to discuss a request from Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) to name Wauneta as the first town on the 2015 BRAN tour. Fred Ja...
  • Cooley sentenced

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg issued a press release last Thursday, Nov. 6 stating Richard E. Cooley, 61, of Wauneta was sentenced in the United States District Court in Lincoln for receiving child ...
  • School board OK’s new carpet in four second floor classrooms

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade schools board held their regular monthly meeting at the Palisade Attendance Center on Monday, Nov. 10. The only action item on the agenda was to review an estimate from Samway Floor C...
  • W-P FFA team travels to Districts

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Nineteen Wauneta-Palisade students traveled to Curtis Wednesday, Nov. 12 for the District XI FFA competition. WP FFA Sponsor Marilyn Houdek took Junior High, Junior and Senior teams in Livestock Judging plus a S...
  • Chase County tax levies set for the 2014 tax year

      Higher valuations result in lower levies, but not necessarily lower taxes By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   At first glance, taxpayers might think their property tax bill would be lower with levies at a lower rate for 2014 than 2013...
  • WP falls in district finals to Mullen, ends season at 24-5

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Reaching the district finals for the first time since 2008, the Wauneta-Palisade volleyball team fell just short of a trip to state with a 21-25, 22-25, 26-28 loss to Mullen Thursday.   Subdistrict win The Bro...