Due to flood and excessive moisture throughout the state, Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) is extending the deadline for reporting prevented planting to coincide with the final crop reporting deadline of July 15th for the 2011 crop year.
By Nola Straub
Flowers to plant make me happy… it always adds spark to the yard to have the pops of colorful plants. It is easier to have the wind shelter of town to protect the plants. It is however helpful to have different heights of containers to h...
Susie’s Creative Stitches celebrating 10 years
It’s hard to believe, but Susie’s Creative Stitches has been keeping southwest Nebraska outfitted with the best in customized apparel for 10 years now.
The Wauneta business will host an open house Jun...
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The Wauneta swimming pool is open and according to the energetic clientele there the water is just right. It might not officially be summer yet, but the weather outside might make you think differently. With temperatures already approaching triple dig...
By Tina Kitt
The Wauneta Breeze
Palisade Pioneers Days 2011 have arrived. The town’s weekend community celebration will be in full swing Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 10-12.
The theme for this year’s Pioneer Days is “WILD, LOUD & PROU...
Brian O’Neil uses his 26 years of experience to tackle everything from engines to electrical jobs
By Josh Sumner
The Wauneta Breeze
Handling a service call doesn’t make Brian O’Neil quite as nervous as it did when he first started repairing J...
The Village of Wauneta has partnered with Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation this past year to offer the Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program. The program allows income-eligible homeowners a financial resource to complete health and safe...
The summer reading program is off to a great start at the Wauneta Public Library, with the first Wednesday morning session held last week. Above, Lindsay Acton points to an area on the map where the story read by her mother Cindy Acton, at left, takes p...
Members of this year’s Wauneta-Palisade B Softball Team include, standing from left, Assistant Coach Dawnta Harchelroad, Emma Skelton, Hannah Nordhausen, Brianna Einspahr, Sydnee Harchelroad, Brooklyn Nordhausen, Tailor Lee, Cassidy Rathe and Head Coa...
Three Wauneta-Palisade basketball players were participants in the Hastings College Blue Collar Basketball Camp, which took place from May 29-31. The camp, meant to improve basketball skills and raise dedication, is led by Hastings College Men’s Baske...
Co-ed softball league action is underway Monday nights in Imperial and Wauneta
Game times in Wauneta are 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. MT., and will run through the end of July (excluding July 4). This year’s tournament is scheduled for Aug. 1-2.
June 6 sc...
In an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle with area residents, Chase County Community Hospital is sponsoring an amateur triathlon titled “CHEWs It or Lose It.”
The acronym CHEWS stands for Chase Healthcare Employee Wellness Program. While the CHEWS...
Members of the Class of 2011 were the recipients of many honors and scholarships.
Following is a list of the seniors, honors and scholarships awarded and their future plans:
Darien Nicole Adams—Board of Governors MPCC $1,000; MPCC $500; MPCC Interhigh...
Kathryn Pruter, a high school teacher at Wauneta-Palisade Schools, has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation, of Washington, D.C., in its 20th annual fellowship competition.
A total of 57 fellowships ...
My grandpa used to call me Blue Eyes. Riding with him in his Ford pickup was sometimes like trying to stay on a bronc. Especially when you’re three years old and the bumps in the country road are bigger than the size of your very shoes.
He taught me ho...
We returned to the cabin after allowing the suggested time for the bug bomb effects to air out. Oh the joys you find after something’s been closed up for the winter.
While Russ went through the checklist of getting the water turned on and headed down t...
Understanding politics and policymaking often requires reading between the lines.
Take Gov. Dave Heineman’s farewell to the 2011 Legislature.
His Excellency generally congratulated lawmakers for successfully dealing with a revenue shortfall that once ...
We want to make a shout out to Annette Long and Dwight Egle. We experienced car trouble and had to stop at Jim Long’s farm.
Annette graciously invited us into her home, on a very hot day, while we waited for Dwight to pick us up.
Dave Hamilton even pi...
10 years ago this week
June 14, 2001
Galen and Susan Todd opened a new family business, “Susie’s Creative Stitches” a home based embroidery business, in May. A 15-needle Tajima computerized machine is the key piece of equipment. The business offer...