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  • Fannings’ annual machinery auction moves to new site

    Mark Fanning with Fanning Auction Service stands next to semi trailers which will be sold at the 12th annual Wauneta Machinery Auction on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the new location north of Wauneta’s Riverside Cemetery.   By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Bree...
  • Lloyd Sinner re-elected for another term as Village Board Chairman

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze  After their annual reorganizational meeting held in December, the assignments for members of the Wauneta Village Board will remain much the same this year as last. So will assignments for community members serving on bo...
  • THS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Sunday matinee movies; Social media class; School board meeting Feb. 9

    Chateau to offer Sunday matinees Throughout the month of February the Chateau Theatre will offer a Sunday matinee showing each week’s movie in addition to the 7 p.m. showings on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Show time for the Sunday matinees wil...
  • Letter to the “Extended” Family

    Letter to the “Extended” Family of Wauneta Yes, “extended family” is the appropriate term at this point since this letter seeks to address the situation with Heritage of Wauneta. The number ‘60’ has been used when considering the number of r...
  • Sens. Christensen, Carlson trying to create water resources cash fund

    Telephone conference report held on Jan. 31 By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Senators Mark Christensen of Imperial and Tom Carlson of Holdrege have joined forces again that will create a water resources cash fund. The pair, along with Sen...
  • Neb. Game and Parks proposes hunting season for mountain lions

    Capitol View By Ed Howard   The clientele at Ole’s Big Game Bar seemed destined to witness a sudden, unpleasant end to what had for decades been a close relationship. Two fellows at the bar, eating up some groceries and throwing down some beers, ha...
  • WP Lady Broncs wrap up RPAC with win over Dundy County-Stratton

    Brooklyn Nordhausen defends against Wallace during last week’s RPAC tournament game. The Broncs defeated Wallace and Dundy County-Stratton but fell to Hitchcock County.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls basketbal...
  • RPAC ends for Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The RPAC Tournament ended with a whimper for the Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team. For the second time in five days the Broncos faced off against the Paxton Tigers. Playing in Benkelman Tuesday for the second...
  • Junior High Boys take second place in Palisade

    The 7th and 8th grade boys basketball team hold up their second place trophy at the Bronco Boosters Tournament on Saturday.   By Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   The Palisade school gym was full with parents and players on Saturday for the Bronco ...
  • Junior High Girls finish second in Bronco Booster Tournament

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The home team started off the day with a ten-point win over Maywood. Cameo Rector scored 11 points to lead Wauneta-Palisade to the 23-13 win. Ellie Lee scored seven first half points and finished with nine for the...
  • January’s warm blast

    It may be short-lived, but it’s nice while it lasts. A warm blast brought daytime highs in the upper 60s and low 70s Monday to Nebraska belying the fact that it was the end of January. Wauneta residents made the best of the balmy weather. Above, Mi...
  • Fannings’ annual machinery auction moves to new site

    Mark Fanning with Fanning Auction Service stands next to semi trailers which will be sold at the 12th annual Wauneta Machinery Auction on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the new location north of Wauneta’s Riverside Cemetery.   By Sheri Hink The Wauneta Br...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 7, 2002 The inaugural Wauneta/Palisade FFA Coyote Calling Contest held over the weekend drew 13 teams with four of the teams reporting kills. Gary DeWester and Jim McKinney were the event’s winners with three kills. The eve...
  • 2012 Pesticide Training schedule

    By Robert Tigner SW4 Extension Educator Agriculture   Dates and locations have been set for the 2012 Pesticide Safety Education sessions. The first session begins Feb. 13 in Imperial. These meetings will maintain licensing for the Private Pesticide Ap...
  • Center Pivot Irrigation Management Short-Courses planned

    By Gary L. Zoubek Extension Educator, York   Two Center Pivot Irrigation Management Short Courses have been planned to enhancing the value of water through advanced irrigation management practices. Short courses have been planned for Feb. 6 at the Mo...
  • Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben seek nominations for Good Neighbor Awards

    The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation and the Omaha World-Herald have announced today that nomination forms for the 2012 Good Neighbor Awards program are now being accepted. This recognition program honors individuals cited by neighbors for performing uns...
  • Chemigation Training set for Southwest Nebraska

    By Robert Tigner SW4 Extension Educator Agriculture   Chemigation trainings will take place across SW Nebraska at Imperial Feb. 27 1:30 p.m. MT and 7 p.m. MT at the fairgrounds, Stratton, March 20 1 p.m. CT at the VM Hall and McCook, March 13, 1 p.m. ...
  • CWC Sweetheart Banquet Feb. 18

    “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” and escort you to the “Sweetheart Banquet” sponsored by the Grant Christian Women’s Club on Saturday, Feb. 18. The Grant Methodist Fellowship Hall at 5th and Warren Streets in Grant will be the place to meet friends ...
  • Speaker, recording artist to be featured at Ladies Retreat

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican “Jesus—the song in my heart” is the theme of the annual Imperial Bible Church Ladies Retreat Feb. 18. In keeping with that theme, women’s speaker and inspirational “Top 10” recording artist Ginger Mille...
  • Nursing home fundraising push one-third of way to baseline goal

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Less than two weeks after an official fundraising effort to save Wauneta’s nursing home was launched, numerous supporters have stepped forward with generous contributions. This fundraising effort is seeking donati...