Citizens of Wauneta were able to do some spring cleaning last Wednesday, with the help of village workers and several Wau-Pal students. Shane Lawless, above, of the Wauneta Utilities Department, sorts through a truckload of left-behind material. Townspe...
Fundraising goal past halfway point
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Organizers for the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) mobile event in Imperial this summer got a big boost in their fundraising efforts this week with a $10,000 matching gra...
By Josh Sumner
The Wauneta Breeze
Blustering winds couldn’t keep Wau-Pal from having one of its best meets of the track season at last Friday’s Twilight Meet at Dundy County-Stratton.
The WP girls track team took fourth place among 10 teams, th...
The Wau-Pal junior high track team participated in its final track meet of the year on Monday, with the girls team finishing fifth, and the boys team finishing sixth.
WP athletes won a total of 12 medals at the event. Here’s a closer look at how WP far...
Ken Denker and Terry Denker, both of Wauneta, took third place in the Senior 2-Man Scramble held May 5 at the Enders Lake Golf Course with 21 teams at play. The Denkers carded a 70, two strokes back of Dave Auwerda and Cliff Brown of Ogallala who shot a 6...
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Shelby Frasier of rural Imperial took first place in the barrel competition in the Sunday go of the Southwest Nebraska High School Rodeo held in McCook last weekend.
Frasier turned in a time of 15.738 second...
This past weekend was Wauneta-Palisade’s Junior and Senior Prom. I would like to show my appreciation to all the junior mothers who made desserts and helped in the kitchen.
Also, a good job was done by all those who helped with post-prom activities.
There was a time, not long ago, when it was suggested in this space that abortion was not quite the hot button issue it once was in the Nebraska Legislature.
Julie Schmit –Albin, executive director of Nebraska Right to Life, quickly got in touch to ask...
By Johnathan Hladik
of The Center for Rural Affairs
After a decade of wasted potential, wind power proponents throughout Nebraska received good news last week. The American Wind Energy Association’s First Quarter Market Report shows ...
By Nebraska Governor
In the Class of 2011, 16 Nebraska students earned a perfect ACT score and one earned a perfect SAT score. They represent Nebraska’s best and brightest young people.
Nebraska’s Commissioner of Education, Dr. Ro...
10 years ago this week
May 17, 2001
Commencement exercises were held Sunday for 19 seniors, the second smallest class to graduate from the consolidated district since the Class of 1994 which graduated 16. Co-valedictorians were Chris Manker and Brian Br...
4-H members who plan to exhibit horses in the 4-H Program this year must identify all horses they plan on showing and using in competition on proper identification forms and return to the Extension Office by May 13th. ID sheets may be picked up at the Ex...
(all times are local time)
For more information on any of these events contact your local Extension Office.
May 9—Benkelman Welding Class Tri-State Truck and Trailer Shop 6-8 p.m. MT. For more information contact Jeremy at 423-2068.
Stephen Blomstedt of Palisade, Neb., was among the 308 graduates who were awarded degrees during Chadron State College’s commencement exercises Saturday, May 7.
Blomstedt was awarded a Bachelor of Science in information management sy...
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted degrees to approximately 2,800 students from 47 states, Puerto Rico and 43 countries May 6 and 7 in separate commencement ceremonies for baccalaureate, graduate and law degrees.
Patrick Dussault, Ch...
By Nola Straub
Fresh salads are always special in the spring. My sister, Norma, had saved these versatile salad dressings to make ahead and have ready for spring days ahead. She always loved to cut up bowls of veggies so everyone could pick their additio...
Nearly 60 individuals attended the sixth annual Republican Valley Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Conference on April 2, at the Arapahoe High School.
The conference was sponsored by Tri Valley Health System, Phelps Memorial Health Center, Norton County ...
Casey Haarberg proposed to Kristi Alford on Oct. 10, 2010, and they have set the wedding date for June 11, 2011.
The wedding ceremony and reception will be held at the Palmer Course at the Woodlands Country Club in Houston, Texas.
Casey and Kristi, both...
The April rain is supposed to bring May flowers. We have had the rain so now it is time for “Blossoms for May.” It is the theme for the morning at the Christian Women’s Club meeting to be held in Wallace on May 21 at the Wallace Community Hall. The ...
Starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt