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  • Palisade’s Old Fashioned Christmas celebration coming up Saturday

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A visit from Santa, sleigh rides, kids movies and lots of good food are on tap this Saturday, Dec. 11, in Palisade. That’s when the town will host their annual Old Fashioned Christmas celebration. The day’s event...
  • Sign-up underway for Wauneta’s Santa Saturday, Shop Wauneta drawings

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   One week after Santa Claus drops by Palisade he is set to put in an appearance in Wauneta during the community’s annual Santa Saturday celebration. The big day is slated for Saturday, Dec. 18. The afternoon’s ev...
  • Haarberg undefeated after 9-0 opening week

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade junior Keagan Haarberg went undefeated through a series of duals in Palisade last week as well as at the Alma Wrestling Invitational on Saturday to lead his team through the first two meets of the Hit...
  • Bronco boys jump out to 2-0 start

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team “pressed” its way to a pair of wins over the weekend by knocking off Wallace 52-41 on Saturday, following a 65-44 victory against Brady on Friday. Wau-Pal used its trad...
  • Lady Broncos stumble at basketball season’s open

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team couldn’t quite shake off the early season rust as it dropped its first two games of the season to Brady and Wallace over the weekend. The Broncos watched a fourth qu...
  • Sports Lineup

    Friday, Dec. 10 High school basketball WP boys and girls basketball teams host Cambridge, with girls jayvee action set to tip off at 3 p.m. MT/4 p.m. CT. These games will be held at the Palisade gymnasium.   Friday, Dec. 10 High school wrestling WP/H...
  • SIDELINE REPORT: It’s that time of year again–BCS ‘bull’ season

    Nebraska, other Big 12 teams left on the outside looking in By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   It seems like right around this time every year I find myself baffled by the brainless, biased arrangement that is college football’s BCS Bowl system. ...
  • Imperial’s Burpo family knows ‘Heaven is for Real’

    Book tells story of Imperial 4-year-old’s near-death experience By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   When the Burpo family was going through son Colton’s burst appendix and near death in 2003, little did they know seven years later the positi...
  • Chili cook-off draws excitement

    By Joselyn Ramirez WP Journalism Staff   The Chili Cook Off was held by the Wauneta-Palisade Foods Class taught by Ms. Hudson. The project was to prepare a chili dish from scratch. The class was to divide into two teams, which they decided would be bo...
  • An inside look at our nation’s capital

    By Breann Maris WP Journalism Staff   Have you ever had an opportunity to visit our Nation’s Capital? On November 18-22, I had the opportunity to go to Washington, D.C. There is so much to see, so much history to be learned. Some of the main tourist...
  • WP seniors facing college crunch

    By Desiree Washum WP Journalism Staff   Mrs. Goodenberger has put College applications, scholarship information, College event information, and other College information into the student’s folders. The senior’s folders are in a two drawer file cab...
  • Students learn spanish at Justo Lamas concert

    By Rebecca Strand WP Journalism Staff   This year’s Spanish classes travelled to the Justo Lamas concert in North Platte during November at the Fox Theatre. The students spent time in class learning the songs and translating them into English. They...
  • Exhibition at Ogallala tips off 2010-11 basketball season

    By Shelby Hamilton WP Journalism Staff   The 2010-2011 basketball girls and boys started their basketball season a little earlier than usual; they started their adventure to Ogallala on November 27 to play their first game of the season, the Class C-1...
  • Senior class deficit grows

    By Landen Lawless WP Journalism Staff   Benjamin Franklin once said “A penny saved is a penny earned.” After the 2010 Wauneta- Palisade Prom the class of 2011 learned they spent more money than what they thought. During the summer of 2010 the cla...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Buffett disagrees with peers when it comes to taxing the rich

    Millions upon millions of people listen carefully when Warren Buffett talks, writes, muses, tells a joke or says he likes a particular kind of ice cream. They read the Nebraskan’s books. They try to see or read interviews with him. The Oracle of Omaha...
  • Be safe when shopping online

    Guest Column By Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning   There’s no debating online shopping is convenient. For those who don’t want to fight the holiday shopping rush, online retailers are a welcome alternative. However, there may be hidden hazar...
  • Get to know Nebraska’s department of insurance

    Guest Column By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   Dear Fellow Nebraskans: The work of the Department of Insurance impacts every business, family and household in the State of Nebraska. Nebraska’s 107 domestic insurers rank fourth nationally in tot...
  • Thankful for 2010, hopeful for 2011

    Guest Column By John Crabtree The Center for Rural Affairs   2010 was an historic year. America began inching out of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression; the Center for Rural Affairs kicked off a major initiative to help the next ...
  • Be cautious when ice fishing this winter

    Outdoor News Nebraska Game and Parks Commission It is always the same question this time of year: When is the ice thick enough to venture out for some fishing? The answer: That depends. There is no bigger safety issue in ice fishing than thickness o...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Dec. 7, 2000 Wauneta-Palisade one-act cast and crew captured runner-up honors at the DI-6 one-act districts in Ogallala with their performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Matt and Toni Heimes were co-directors. Potter-Di...