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  • ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE: Modern modes of communication create positives, negatives

    Communication means continue to change dramatically as the years go by. I recall when one of my best friends went to Brazil as a Rotary exchange student our senior year in high school. It took eight days for a letter to go one way. So even if we responde...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Who is truly responsible for what children eat?

    What is it with the real or perceived need of government to force fast food joints to offer more healthful foods when it comes to items aimed at children? Government generally has authority to take action when it can show that society has a “compelling...
  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: URNRD praised for augmentation strategy

    URNRD praised for augmentation strategy I would like to congratulate the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) for successfully purchasing land and making plans to augment the stream. The Rock Creek augmentation looks like an excellent p...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week February 15, 2001 Bob Carey and Marcella Herbert were crowned king and queen at the Valentine’s Day festivities at Heritage. Wauneta-Palisade speech team took first place at the W-P speech invitational, capturing four first pla...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: More Biscuit mix recipies. . .

    By Nola Straub More Bisquick mix recipes! I have always liked something I can fix fast for supper because of waiting on the man to come home from work or the boys to get home from school events. Once in a while I have one of the grandsons for the eveni...
  • College notes

    Blair Dixon Doane College has announced students named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2010. Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale to qualify for this academic distinction. Blair Dixon, a graduate of Wauneta-Palisade High ...
  • Imperial Bible Church Women’s Retreat coming up

    “Sowing Your Legacy” is the theme for this year’s Imperial Bible Church Women’s Retreat. Scheduled for March 5 at the church, the retreat is open to all women. Featured speaker is DeLoris Clark, a pastor’s wife and in ministry with her husband ...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Feb. 4, 5 and 6

      'Little Fockers" Starring Robert DeNiro, Ben Stiiller and Owen Wilson0 Rated PG-13 Running time: 98 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Sinner's Paint and Body Shop...
  • Bone-chilling cold back in the picture

    Dakota and Jayden Ingold brace for the frigid blast of wind greeting them as they leave the warmth of the school bus and head to school. Youngsters at Wauneta-Palisade Schools were among the many across the state treated to a late start Tuesday mornin...
  • Upper Republican NRD expected to approve purchase of 24 irrigated quarters for augmentation project

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   When discussion about their own possible augmentation project came up at last month’s meeting of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District, the board quickly retreated to executive session for negotia...
  • Local News Briefs

    Wauneta Village Board meeting rescheduled The Wauneta Village Board meeting as well as public hearing for the Village of Wauneta’s one-and-six-year road plan slated for next week have been rescheduled. The board meeting and public hearing were origina...
  • Lady Broncos beat Hayes Center in RPAC Tourney ‘guarantee game’

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Playing four games in seven days is a tall order for even the fittest teams, as any basketball coach can attest. Such is the reason Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball coach Roger Lauhead admits he worried about his t...
  • Warriors stun WP, take RPAC Tournament title

    Broncos defeat Dundy County-Stratton to win tournament’s West Division By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade lost its first game of the season last Saturday in front of a packed house in Bertrand, as the Broncos (16-1) fell in a nail...
  • Pollmann captures gold at Medicine Valley and Arapahoe

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Never take a lower-seed for granted. Especially not a powerhouse wrestler like Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade’s Alex Pollmann. The Hitchcock County junior entered Friday’s wrestling meet at Medicine Valley as ...
  • SIDELINE REPORT: Lady Broncos play inspired

    Seldom do teams come back from an 0-4 regular season start to play as inspiring a brand of basketball as this year’s Wauneta-Palisade Lady Broncos. After staring down a donut hole in the win column for a couple weeks to start the year, WP is amidst an 1...
  • Sports Lineup

    High school basketball Friday, Feb. 4 The Broncos begin a three-game homestand as the boys and girls basketball teams host Sutherland at the Wauneta gymnasium. Girls junior varsity action tips off the fun at 3 p.m. MT/4 p.m. CT.   High school wrestlin...
  • It’s tourney season for junior high hoopsters

    Sydnee Harchelroad tosses a pass for the WP girls junior high basketball team. The junior high girls topped Hayes Center 27-24, then fell to Dundy County-Stratton 39-24 in the title game of last weekend’s Bronco Booster Tournament. The junior high boy...
  • Bronco super fans cheer loud

    Tailor Lee, Rebecca Strand and Jenae Bischoff show their WP school spirit during last Saturday’s RPAC Tourney championship game in Bertrand. Adorned in red and blue attire, the super fans pulled for the Broncos all the way to the end of the game. (Jos...
  • Sen. Christensen supports pipeline

    Telephone conference report to Imperial, Grant and Palisade on Tuesday, Feb. 1 By Jan Rahn The Grant Tribute Sentinel   Senator Mark Christensen was not among 21 state lawmakers who signed a letter that was sent to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rod...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Nebraska’s Deptartment of Corrections looks east for lethal drug supplier

    The law of supply in demand proved its validity recently when the Department of Corrections had to go to the international market to buy one of the drugs needed for the lethal cocktail the state may use to kill condemned killers. The U.S. supplier of the...