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  • December blood drive held

    The American Red Cross hosted a blood drive in Wauneta Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the American Legion Hall. Donors included: Jacquline Kennedy, Janet Zukowski, Frances Lewis, Bob Kitt, Rick Einspahr, Printha Fox, Cynthia Einspahr, Kevin Kerchal, Leanne Hunt, Vi...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Sharing happiness . . .

    By Nola Straub Share happiness increasingly — because happiness never decreases by being shared with others. This is the season to share with others. The stores are hustling and bustling with holiday cards, presents and ideas to brighten the holiday co...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Dec. 9, 10, 11 - Arthur Christmas

    Arthur Christmas Showing Dec. 9-10-11 at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre   Show Time: 7 p.m. MT nightly - Saturday special free matinee at 1 p.m. MT sponsored by the Wauneta Women of Today Admission: $5 per person plus $1 for 3D glasses...
  • Santa Saturday events set for this Saturday

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s annual Santa Saturday is almost here! During the course of the day’s events this coming Saturday, two lucky attendees will take home either a 32-inch LG television set or a Dell laptop computer, both com...
  • Informational community meeting on Heritage acquisition in the works

    A community informational meeting is being planned by the Wauneta Village Board to update community members on the status of efforts underway to acquire Heritage of Wauneta and continue its operation as a nursing home. A date for the meeting has not yet ...
  • Early December storm brings snow, plunging temperatures

    A weekend storm dumped up to a foot of snow on parts of Nebraska. The National Weather Service reports the heaviest snow totals were recorded in the south-central part of Nebraska, with 12 inches reported in Stockville, 9 inches in Cambridge and 8 inche...
  • Management transition underway at Wauneta Co-op Oil

    Longtime manager and 40-year employee Peco Anderson, at left, is helping Monty Mays, right, learn the ropes at Wauneta Co-op Oil as the company transitions to a new manager. Joyce Bley, center, has worked alongside Anderson as co-manager since 2002.  ...
  • Nirene Kitt celebrates 90th during family Thanksgiving in Wauneta

    Bruce and Nirene Kitt in 1999, above, and as a young couple in the 1940s, below.   Phyllis Nirene (Troxel) Kitt met with family and friends for Thanksgiving, also her 90th birthday, during the Kitt family reunion in Wauneta. Born in Elsie Nov. 24,...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Vacation issue deadline; Giving Tree; Craft Fair;

    Craft fair planned in Wauneta Saturday Local crafters and home-based businesses are planning a craft fair in Wauneta just in time for Christmas. The event will be held at the Wauneta American Legion Hall on Dec. 10 — the same day as Wauneta’s Santa ...
  • Shop Wauneta basket on display at VB&T

    One lucky winner in the Wauneta Chamber’s Shop Wauneta punch card give-away will indeed enjoy a merry Christmas. The basket full of prizes donated by Wauneta businesses is on display at Valley Bank and Trust and features a delightful assortment of goo...
  • Management transition underway at Wauneta Co-op Oil

    Longtime manager and 40-year employee Peco Anderson, at left, is helping Monty Mays, right, learn the ropes at Wauneta Co-op Oil as the company transitions to a new manager. Joyce Bley, center, has worked alongside Anderson as co-manager since 2002. ...
  • Lady Broncos fall to Brady Eagles at Friday night’s game

    Abbie Fanning, of the lady Broncos, stares down her opponent as she brings the ball upcourt and decides on her next move during the Friday night basketball game in Brady against the Lady Eagles. She scored 4 points, had a blocked shot, one rebound and f...
  • Varsity Bronco Boys stumble in season opener

    By Carl Williams The Wauneta Breeze   Senior captains Bo Fanning and Reese West started their first season without last year’s seniors, Chris Bartels, Drew Harris and Ricky Martin. The Broncos had a tough first game against the Brady Eagles, falli...
  • Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade host first wrestling

    Team pictured left to right: Kneeling: Coleton Doetker, Levi Baughman and Zack Wright. Standing, from left: Mat Maid Chelcee Hrnchir, Student Manager Will Miller, Joe Jones, Michael Erickson, Keagan Haarberg, Alex Pollmann, Student Manager Corey Ander...
  • Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade host first wrestling

    Team pictured left to right: Kneeling: Coleton Doetker, Levi Baughman and Zack Wright. Standing, from left: Mat Maid Chelcee Hrnchir, Student Manager Will Miller, Joe Jones, Michael Erickson, Keagan Haarberg, Alex Pollmann, Student Manager Corey Anders...
  • Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade host first wrestling

    Team pictured left to right: Kneeling: Coleton Doetker, Levi Baughman and Zack Wright. Standing, from left: Mat Maid Chelcee Hrnchir, Student Manager Will Miller, Joe Jones, Michael Erickson, Keagan Haarberg, Alex Pollmann, Student Manager Corey Anders...
  • One Act places second at district contest

    The cast and crew of “Penny Dreadfuls” after district competition include: back row from left, Tyler Knotts, William Bartlett, Dawn Pinkal and Liz Noler. Middle row seated from left, Brooklyn Nordhausen, Abbie Fanning, Emma Skelton, Jonee Maris, Syd...
  • College Notes

    Stacee Wright Stacee Wright of Hamlet, Neb., is among the 41 new members of Chadron State College’s Kappa Kappa Kappa chapter of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society. Wright, a senior at CSC, was among the new members who were given special recognition du...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Dec. 13, 2001 Wauneta-Palisade captured the Class C2 State Play Production title in Kearney, performing “A Piece of My Heart.” WPHS teams made two previous state appearances - the first in 1997 with “The Lark” and the seco...
  • Parents Forever Class registrations due

    Registrations are being accepted for the Parents Forever class to be held in McCook on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at the Community Building, Fairgrounds, McCook. Registration is required by Dec. 28. Parents Forever is an educationa...