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  • Full Scholarship Program for High School Students promotes study of Strategic Languages abroad

        The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program is offering 550 full scholarships to U.S. high school students to study abroad and learn languages that most students do not have opportunities to learn, but are rapidly becoming ...
  • Study shows irrigators concerned about water availability

        “Nebraska irrigators are certainly concerned about water availability, conserving water and making sure future generations do have water,” said a University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension Educator.    In Nebraska, about 94 percent of our gr...
  • Counting down...

    By Stephanie Brown, Wauneta-Palisade Bronco Beat     In Mrs. Sutherland’s class the Kindergartners are getting into the Christmas spirit. Mrs. Sutherland has many planned activities for them December 1st.     They have made a frosty the snow man a...
  • Christmas concert kickoff

    By Kelsie Skelton, Wauneta-Palisade Bronco Beat     This year the Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ Christmas concert was held in the Palisade gym on December 15, 2008.     The elementary, junior high, high school, and the preschool all took part in the c...
  • Livestock judging team competes

    By Sheyla Christner, Wauneta-Palisade Bronco Beat        Before the sun rose on November 25 seven students competed in the district livestock judging contest at NCTA in Curtis, NE. The students included: Laura Rundback, Kelsie Skelton, Breann Maris, ...
  • Speech meets just around the corner

    By Brett Klima, Wauneta-Palisade Bronco Beat        Did you remember and attend the speech meeting on Monday, December 8.     Mrs. Hayes and Janet Keiser asked everyone who wanted to participate in Speech to attend the meeting.     Before the m...
  • Christmas vacation arrives

    By Renae Gardner, Wauneta-Palisade Bronco Beat     The Christmas vacation this year starts on Tuesday, December 23, with an early dismissal at 1:10 PM Mountain Time.     Faculty will enjoy twelve full days of vacation, while students have thirteen...
  • Recipes shared for busy times

        We are all busy with the hustle and bustle this time of year.  Ila Widger shared these recipes for the many meetings this time of year.Pecan CloudsIla Widger3 egg whites3/4 c. packed brown sugar 1 tsp. vanilla2 c. pecan pieces    Gradually beat...
  • Horsin’ Around Conference will feature Expert Trainers

        This year’s Horsin’ Around conference, scheduled Feb. 14-15, 2009, will feature four presenters from diverse areas of equine training.    The event will be held at the RB Warren Arena in the Animal Science Complex on University of Nebraska-L...
  • Profitable Corn Production Workshop Jan. 8 in Fremont

        Area corn producers and consultants will have an opportunity to learn from one of the nation’s leading corn production experts at the Profitable Corn Production Workshop on Jan. 8 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension office in Fremont....
  • New National Extension Site has information on dealing with Economic Crisis

        The nation’s land-grant universities, including the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, have gathered myriad resources on-line to help Americans deal with the financial crisis.    The site is available through eXtension.org, via a link at http://w...
  • Jesus Christ is born!

    By Lori Pankonin, Johnson Publications    Go tell it on the mountain    Over the hills and everywhere    Go tell it on the mountain    That Jesus Christ is born.    I don’t know that I’ll sing that familiar carol again without picturing...
  • A jolly take on the holidays

    By Ed Howard    There was a Russian czar called Rudolph the Red.     He looked out a window of his palace one day and said, to his usually disputatious wife, “It’s snowing.” She looked outside. “No, it’s raining.”     Rudolph twisted ...
  • Dave Ja Vu: A jolly man in his fat pants

        Children, what you’re about to read is a true account of a lame old man with an obsession so pathetic it defends the pathetic.    I have an addiction.    It started out harmless enough, as obsessions often do, but now it’s making me do th...
  • Enjoy a happy and safe holiday season

        By the time this issue reaches your hands this week, you will likely be in full-on Christmas mode, gearing up for a holiday full of food, folks and fun.    Oh, and presents. Don’t forget the presents.    Whether you’re traveling out of to...
  • Wrestlers fourth at NP meet

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze    The Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers grabbed a fourth-place finish at North Platte St. Pat’s Saturday, and Bronco coach Rich Wilson said they couldn’t be happier.    “It’s going very well for our...
  • Huskers fall to Nittany Lions in historic match

         The number-four Husker volleyball team dropped a five-set match to Penn State tonight, after falling behind 2-0 and climbing back into the match point-by-point.      In the Husker-friendly confines of the Qwest Center in Omaha, the emotio...
  • Huskerland welcomes volleyball Final Four in Omaha, Huskers take on Penn State tonight

    From Huskers.com2008 NCAA ChampionshipsNCAA National Semifinals: No. 3 Texas (29-3) vs. No. 2 Stanford (30-3)Thursday, Dec. 18 • Qwest Center Omaha • 6 p.m. • TV: ESPNU No. 4 Nebraska (31-2) vs. No. 1 Penn State (36-0)Thursday, Dec. 18 • Qwest C...
  • Bronco girls take third-ranked C-2 Cambridge to the buzzer

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze    Any sports fan big on the art of weighing odds to determine the outcome of a game surely wouldn’t have put the Broncos up by 10 points going into the final quarter of play Friday night.    Anyone betting on the g...
  • Bronco boys push Cambridge into double OT

    By Tina KittThe Wauneta Breeze    Outsized, outbenched and down to two varsity starters by the end of the game, the Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team gave it their all Friday as they battled the Cambridge Trojans in the Broncs’ home opener.   ...