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  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Jan. 13, 14, 15 - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    Showing this week at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Starring Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law and Noomi Rapace Rated PG-13 Show time at 7 p.m. MT nightly Running time: 120 minutes Admission: $5 per person Coming ...
  • Search is on for new WP administrator

    School Board looking to fill superintendent vacancy as Dr. Sibley announces plans to step down   Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   On Monday, Jan. 9, the school board of Wauneta-Palisade Public Schools passed the recommendation to declare the vacancy...
  • Start of new era for Wauneta Roller Mills: After 86 years, Maxfields hand-off operation of family mill

    This week, Emma Jean, Jim and Raymond Maxfield, joined for a photo outside the mill with Rogan and Ashley Einspahr.   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A new chapter is being written in the story of Wauneta’s Roller Mills. Founded in 1925 by ...
  • East Wauneta municipal water project wrapped up

        Bardsley and Bischoff discuss challenges faced by work crews when they hit old concrete footings from the old dam, grist mill and light plant as they worked to bore beneath the river, moving several feet west to avoid the submitted stone and c...
  • Wauneta sees new businesses established, expanded in 2011

      By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s business community saw new businesses established in 2011 as well as existing businesses expanded. New businesses included the establishment of Hamilton Services, O’Neil Tractor Repair and U-Ren...
  • Wauneta sees new businesses established, expanded in 2011

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta’s business community saw new businesses established in 2011 as well as existing businesses expanded. New businesses included the establishment of Hamilton Services, O’Neil Tractor Repair and U-Rent Stor...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Girls Scout cookies; Goodwill donations; Honor Choir; Worries for wheat growers

    WP vocalists taking part in UNK Honor Choir Five Wauneta-Palisade High School music students have been named to the University of Nebraska-Kearney Honor Choir. On Jan. 23 Tayler Nordhausen, Will Werner, William Bartlett, John Christner, and Donald Hunt w...
  • Unicameral is back

     A Capitol Commentary   By Mary Kay Quinlan   The Nebraska Unicameral is back in town for its 60-day legislative session, creating new opportunities for citizens to influence the men and women who make decisions about how our state government will ...
  • When Resolutions Matter

    By Dr. Craig Christiansen Executive Director of the Nebraska State Education Association   I wrestle every January, as does much of America, with the dilemma of New Year’s resolutions. It is an old custom about what changes should be made in our pe...
  • Education results for 2011 are in

    Dear Fellow Nebraskans By Gov. Dave Heinemann   Education is a key priority in our state and educating our sons and daughters is an investment that will pay dividends for individuals, families and communities throughout our state. Education success ...
  • What are those two stars?

    What's Up By Vernon Whetstone   I received a request last week inquiring about the two bright stars just above the eastern horizon before sunrise. Seems the questioner was out walking the dog and observed the two objects and wanted to know which star...
  • Cambridge tournament a curse and a blessing

    Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The second time was not a charm for the Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team. The Lady Broncos lost to Cambridge for the second time this season, this time a 36-28 loss in the consolation bracket of the Cambridge Tou...
  • Bronco boys win one, lose one over the weekend

    Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team split games this week to move to 6-5 on the season. The Broncos fell to Hitchcock County 51-32 Friday in Trenton and topped Southwest 65-35 at home Saturday. After an overtime...
  • Lady Broncs fall to Hitchcock County, overtake Southwest

    Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team has faced a tough stretch of road games in the past two weeks. Following losses to Brady, Cambridge and Southern Valley, the Lady Broncos headed to Trenton Friday to take o...
  • Start of new era for Wauneta Roller Mills

    This week, Emma Jean, Jim and Raymond Maxfield, joined for a photo outside the mill with Rogan and Ashley Einspahr.     After 86 years, Maxfields hand-off operation of family mill   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A new chapter is being wr...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Jan. 17, 2002 The Helen Skelton Fanning Estate gifted nearly $290,000 to the Wauneta Village Fire Department, rural fire district and EMS squad with the Imperial city and rural fire districts and Imperial EMS also receiving bequea...
  • Katelyn McGraw, Benjamin Grof

    Katelyn McGraw and Benjamin Grof are engaged to be married on July 14, 2012, at CreeksBend Golf Course in New Prague, Minn. Parents of the bride-to-be are Rev. Kevin and Heidi McGraw of Hamlet, Neb. Parents of the prospective groom are Michael and Beatri...
  • Kevin Carstensen, Jenna Britten

    Kevin Carstensen and Jenna Britten were united in marriage on July 9, 2011, at the Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene in Council Bluffs, Iowa. A reception, plated dinner and dance followed the ceremony at the Holiday Inn @ Ameristar. The bride is the daugh...
  • Husker Ag SMARTS Program to offer Business Management Skills starting January 24

    By Randall Saner Extension Educator Lincoln-McPherson Counties   The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Husker Ag SMARTS program is a comprehensive business management experience designed by UNL Extension Specialist, Educators and business prof...
  • “Walk in a Winter Wonderland” at WCW Club Saturday, Jan. 21

    The Wallace Christian Women’s Club will be “Walking in a Winter Wonderland” on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. Join friends, neighbors and family at the Wallace Community Hall beginning at 10 a.m. CT for a mini music concert by Janice Huber. There will be ...