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  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: April 8, 9 and 10

      Mars Needs Moms Starring Seth Green, John Cusack and Dan Fogler Rated PG 88 Minutes Sponsored by Taylor Land and Cattle...
  • WVFD fights fire in Hayes County

    Ryan Starnes, Donnie Allen and Shannon O’Neil, from left, of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department, fight flames coming off of Kent Swink’s scraper on Tuesday. The vehicle caught fire on land owned by George Seward, located about 3 miles south of ...
  • Local News Briefs

    Kim Libby moving “I Want That!” store Proprietor Kim Libby announced that her general merchandise store, I Want That!, will no longer be located at 118 Tecumseh Avenue after the end of this week. She is in the process of moving her extensive line of...
  • Celtic music on tap at the Chateau Theatre Sunday afternoon

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Traditional music and stories of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales will fill the air at Wauneta’s Chateau Theatre this Sunday, April 10, when Colorado musician and Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow takes to the s...
  • 5 Wauneta-Palisade girls earn their State FFA Degrees

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   In a first for the Wauneta-Palisade FFA organization, all members receiving their State FFA Degrees this year are young women, with seniors Jenna Jutten, Breann Maris, Bethany Riener, Laura Rundback and Rebecca Strand...
  • Upper Republican NRD closes on land purchase

    $5 million loan covers balance of sale By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Four thousand acres in southwest Dundy County now belongs to the Upper Republican Natural Resources District. The district closed on the $10 million sale Tuesday morning. O...
  • NRD receives $4.48 million to assist with retirement program

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   The acreage retirement program being planned by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) got a big boost this week. According to URNRD assistant manager Nate Jenkins, the district received app...
  • Youngsters eager to help keep park clean

    Picture-perfect weather greeted this year’s park clean-up volunteers in Wauneta Saturday, with sunny skies and highs in the upper-80s making the task at hand enjoyable. This year there were nearly as many youngsters pitching in as there were adults, w...
  • Dr. Grow steps down as medical director at Heritage of Wauneta

    Dr. Paul Grow and his wife, Linda, have been making the long drive to Heritage of Wauneta ever since their move to Minden. But this month, he made the hard decision to resign his position of Medical Director for the care home, announced Lisa Kisinger, fac...
  • New water master appointed in Nebraska/Kansas water dispute

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court appointed a special water master to address ongoing differences between Nebraska and Kansas on Republican River Basin water use. The two states entered into non-binding arbi...
  • Water funding bill clears hurdle

    Telephone conference report to Palisade, Grant on Tuesday, April 5 By Jan Rahn The Grant Tribune Sentinel   In its 57th day of the 90-day session, the Nebraska Legislature was facing a busy day Tuesday, as outlined by Senator Mark Christensen of Impe...
  • Counterfeit $20 bill used in Enders

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   A counterfeit $20 bill was used in Enders last week, but the Chase County Sheriff’s Office has little to go on. Ron Schoenberger, who owns Laker’s, said he knew right away it was counterfeit when a store c...
  • WP girls take 8 medals, tie for 5th at Sutherland Invite

    Bronco boys finish last at meet with 3 medals By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The first track meet of the season yielded different results for the Wauneta-Palisade boys and girls track teams. Six girls combined to take eight medals at last Satur...
  • Junior high track season now underway

    Track season has arrived for the Wauneta-Palisade junior high track team. Members of the team include, at front, Cody Barret. Behind Barret, from left, Christian Valdiviezo, Joseph Sramek, Paul Behrends and Austin Hicks. Third row from left, Stephanie A...
  • Sports Lineup

    District music competition coming up on Thursday, April 14 Wau-Pal’s concert band and mixed chorus singers travel to McCook in one week to compete against area schools in the district music competition. The event is held at the McCook High School audit...
  • Bischoff, Hamilton heading to FBLA State Conference

    Wauneta-Palisade FBLA students Jenae Bischoff, left, and Shelby Hamilton hit the road to Omaha this week to participate in the State Leadership Conference. The two future business leaders will be busy practicing job interviewing skills, listening to spe...
  • Wauneta-Palisade schools announce honor roll students

    Third Quarter Honor Roll   7th Grade: Ellie Lee 4.0, Cameo Rector, Paul Behrends, Stephanie Acosta, Cheyenne Cavanaugh. 8th Grade: Hannah Nordhausen 4.0, Nicole Strand 4.0, Leiauna Alberts, Christi Christner. Freshmen Class: Wes Anderjaska, Tailor...
  • W-P students compete at NPCC Inter-High /Tech Skills competitions

    North Platte Community College hosted its annual Inter-High Scholastic Competition and TECH-Knowledge & Skills Discovery Day last Wednesday at the North and South Campuses of the college. Students from 30 area schools took more than 800 tests during ...
  • Scholarship essay contest open to high school seniors interested in health career

    Up to $1,000 in scholarship money is being offered by McCook Community Hospital, and funded by Community Hospital Health Foundation, to any high school senior interested in pursuing a health career or any career within a healthcare setting. Entries will ...
  • ‘Jump start Your College Career’ seminars offered in Imperial, Ogallala

    High school students, parents and non-traditional students who are considering going to college have an opportunity to jump start their college careers by attending a two-evening seminar offered by Mid-Plains Community College and Wells Fargo Bank. Night...