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  • Hospital thanks community with dessert theatre

    The Chase County Community Hospital Foundation is thanking the community for its financial support with a dessert theatre Saturday. The evening will begin with hors d’oeuvres and a dessert social at 7 p.m. at the Chase County Schools commons area, foll...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Burr. . . Warm the kitchen!

    By Nola Straub Burr. . .where did the sub zero temps come from? Well, it is winter time I guess. We will have to plan on warming up with good food. I have been drinking a lot of hot tea and cocoa in hot coffee to fight off the idea of the sub zero temps....
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Feb. 11, 12 and 13

      'True Grit" Starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Josh Brolin Rated PG-13 Running time: 110 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Brian and Michelle Harchelroad (* True Grit will be playing this week in place of The Green Hornet, as...
  • School concession area open for business

    Vicki Christner pays Logan Bischoff, center, and Jack McGraw, right, for a drink and a treat during her visit to the Wauneta Attendance Center’s new concession area. The new refreshment shop, located in the school’s recently designed commons area,...
  • Wauneta community raises money for Senior Center challenge

    Local donor ups the ante as Feb. 15 deadline approaches   By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Feb. 15 deadline for making donations to the Wauneta Senior Center as part of its grant-matching challenge with the Raile Family Community Foundation ...
  • Local News Briefs

    School board meeting moved up to Feb. 9 If you were planning to attend next week’s Wauneta-Palisade School Board meeting you can scratch that off your “to-do list.” Due to the girls subdistrict basketball tournament slated for next Monday at the s...
  • NRD board feels land purchase a win-win situation

    More details outlined during URNRD’s Feb. 1 meeting   • Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles that will examine details of the purchase of 4,000 acres to be used for a stream augmentation project by the Upper Republican Natural...
  • Stand-by rescue services once provided by WVFD members at Enders Reservoir

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Along with a distinguished history of fighting fires and assisting at the scenes of accidents, members of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department also provided emergency medical services for their community, a respons...
  • Health Department addresses public’s concerns about meningitis

    Recent cases of meningitis in children in Southeast Nebraska have prompted the local and district health departments to inform the public about prevention of meningitis. Did you know that there are approximately 1,000-1,200 cases of meningococcal disease...
  • HC/WP sending 8 wrestlers to districts this week

    District C-4 Wrestling Meet Friday & Saturday, Feb. 11 & 12 • Valentine High School Top four finishers from each weight class to earn trips to the state meet at Omaha’sQwest Center, Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 17-19. Schools competing: Ainsw...
  • Lady Broncos cruise by Med Valley, cave to Sutherland

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Medicine Valley (1-16) was no match for Wauneta-Palisade last Thursday, as the Raiders fell to WP 66-38 in a blowout. The Lady Broncos used contributions from virtually every player on the team as they racked up th...
  • Wau-Pal boys basketball team survives at Medicine Valley

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team (18-1) weathered a 3-point storm at Medicine Valley (4-12) last Thursday, overcoming its first half-time deficit of the year to win 70-53. Despite what its coaches or playe...
  • Junior high teams end season on high note

    The Wauneta-Palisade junior high boys and girls basketball teams each closed out their season by earning third place medals at last Saturday’s home basketball tournament. The junior high Bronco boys team bounced back from a first round loss against Wal...
  • Sports Lineup

    High school basketball tomorrow (Friday) The Broncos host Maywood in the final home basketball game of the year. A normal 3 p.m. MT/4 p.m. CT girls jayvee tip-off will get the action underway.   High school wrestling districts Friday, Feb.11 and Satur...
  • Contest winners brimming with patriotism

    The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 7028 honored the Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen winners and also the Patriotic Art, Americanism essay and coloring contest winners at a carry-in supper held at the Smith Building in Palisade Jan. 23. Members, familie...
  • Christensen seeking accountability from HHS

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Senator Mark Christensen of Imperial makes no bones about how he feels about one of state government’s largest agencies—Health and Human Services (HHS). On Monday, the Legislature passed a resolution on ...
  • 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...