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  • WP speech team places third at RPAC

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   A spattering of second, third and fourth place finishes helped Wauneta-Palisade take third place at last Wednesday’s RPAC Speech Meet at Medicine Valley. WP was one of only three teams to place out of 14 schools. ...
  • Wauneta Senior Center fundraising challenge surpasses $7,500 goal

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The deadline for making donations to the Wauneta Senior Center as part of its grant-matching challenge with the Raile Family Community Foundation has hit. Senior center board president Joey Large is happy to announ...
  • Wauneta Chamber welcomes Hunters Haven

    Kevin Janicek, at right, of Hunters Haven was on hand at Monday night’s Wauneta Chamber of Commerce meeting where he was recognized as the Chamber’s newest member. Above, Chamber President Page Johnston presents Janicek with a framed dollar of profi...
  • Four of Sen. Christensen’s bills heard Wednesday

    Telephone conference report to Imperial, Grant and Palisade on Tuesday, Feb. 22   By Jan Rahn The Grant Tribune-Sentinel   “Things are moving along pretty well so far,” said Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial during his weekly call-in for consti...
  • Haarberg, Pollmann bow out early at state

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   A trip to the state wrestling meet didn’t last as long as anticipated for Keagan Haarberg and Alex Pollmann of the Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestling squad. The two grapplers combined for a respectable 3...
  • Lady Broncs beat Falcons, win subdistrict

    WP to face Brady for district title with state just one win away   By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   In a season laden with hard luck as well as rare feats, the Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team (16-8) is just a game away from the dance. Af...
  • Broncos tune up for postseason with win at Benkelman

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Opponents know when they play the Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team (21-1) they can’t give the Broncos an inch. After building a 7-4 lead midway through the first quarter, Dundy County-Stratton (14-7) appeare...
  • Sports Lineup

    Bronco boys basketball subdistrict championship The Wauneta-Palisade boys high school basketball team plays Hayes Center tonight (Thursday) for the D2-10 subdistrict title. The game will be played at Chase County High School in Imperial, and tips off at...
  • Wau-Pal students excel at county spelling bees

    Several Wauneta-Palisade junior high and elementary students participated in a pair of area spelling bees last week. While seventh and eighth graders traveled to Imperial for the Chase County contest on Tuesday, elementary kids took their talents to Culbe...
  • Wauneta-Palisade schools announce honor roll students

    2010-11 First Semester   7th Grade: Paul Behrends, Cheyenne Cavanaugh, Ellie Lee, Cameo Rector. 8th Grade: Nicole Strand 4.0, Hannah Nordhausen 4.0, Leiauna Alberts, Christi Christner, Brianna Einspahr, Sydnee Harchelroad, Tom McGraw. Freshmen Class:...
  • Wauneta this year’s site for Pheasants Forever banquet

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Overall, there will be about 200 items hunting enthusiasts will have the chance to take home from Saturday’s 21st annual Southwestern Nebraska Pheasants Forever banquet. This year, the event will headquarter...
  • SCORE camp registration will open March 1

    The new SCORE website will be activated and ready for online registration March 1, according to Project Director Marla Smith of Imperial. SCORE stands for Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences, and is an effort of the Chase County Schools Education F...
  • Hospital staff attends mass casualty incident training

    No one wants to think that a major disaster will ever strike their community. It is easy to think that such events happen in “other” places. The reality is they can happen in any community. Ask someone from Greensburg, Kan. which was hit by an F5 tor...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Fight over law concerning illegal immigrants’ tuition status appears to be over

    There was a time when the imbroglio over whether qualified illegal immigrants should be allowed to pay in-state tuition at the University of Nebraska and state colleges was front and center in public and political arenas. It was front and center on the a...
  • Farmers adjust acreage to high prices

    By Daryll E. Ray and Harwood D. Schaffer Agricultural Policy Analysis Center   Several weeks ago when we were in Texas to speak to a group of farmers, the talk turned to the price of cotton on the futures market. At that time, it was around 150 cents...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: New wireless radio network for first responders

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   I’m pleased to share the news that Nebraska has accomplished a goal that we have been working toward for more than a decade – to build a new statewide wireless radio system to enhance public safety. I was exci...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week March 1, 2001 Don Suda of Palisade was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Wauneta-Palisade school board on the resignation of Guy Rundback. Wauneta native Thom Liebig is spending three months at the Kennedy Space Center in Florid...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Come on Over. . .

    By Nola Straub “Come on over!” Don’t you love those invitations? I do if I have time! I was looking through and thinking of recipes/memories for quick snacks that make that spur of the moment invite special.   Easy Onion Dip Carla Smith 2 tbsp...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Feb. 18, 19 and 20

        'The Green Hornet" Starring Seth Rogan, Jay Chou and Cameron Diaz Rated PG-13 Running time: 92 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Kip and Terry Engell...
  • Keagan Haarberg, Alex Pollmann Qwest bound

    Silver-medal finishes paved the way to the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament for a pair of Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers, with Keagan Haarberg earning a state tourney berth at 189 pounds and Alex Pollmann taking second at the C4 Distri...