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  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Feb. 25, 26 and 27

      'Country Strong' Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw and Garrett Hedlund Rated PG-13 Running time: 117 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Kent and Elaine Haarberg...
  • NRD goes on the road with Q&A meetings on land purchase

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Judging by the light attendance at last week’s question-and-answer meetings on the land purchase by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD), one would believe most people favor it. The NRD ...
  • Basketball Fever

    Members of the Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team got to be fans for a change, as they helped with crowd support during the Lady Broncos’ subdistrict championship run last week. Hayden Pollmann, Wes Anderjaska, Logan Bischoff, Jacob Maris, Weylin...
  • Local News Briefs

    One year street plan focuses on maintenance Last week the Wauneta Village Board held their annual one-and-six street plan hearing and a brief board meeting. This year’s one-year plan will not include any additional street construction, but will instead...
  • Wholesale electric costs push local rates up

    Rate hikes goes into effect with March billing of January/February usage   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   While nobody is happy about it, a long-anticipated electric rate increase approved by the Wauneta Village Board could no longer be delayed,...
  • Funeral services for Village Board member Ted Grimm planned for today

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   The community of Wauneta suffered a blow this past week with the passing of Village Board member Ted Grimm. Grimm, 70, died of natural causes at his home in Wauneta on Saturday. Though he had been undergoing recent ...
  • World events take on new significance for locals journeying to the Middle East

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   As Dorothy famously repeated in “The Wizard of Oz” — “There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home.” After a whirlwind trek through Israel, Jordan and Egypt last fall, a band of travelers from...
  • WP speech team places third at RPAC

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   A spattering of second, third and fourth place finishes helped Wauneta-Palisade take third place at last Wednesday’s RPAC Speech Meet at Medicine Valley. WP was one of only three teams to place out of 14 schools. ...
  • Wauneta Senior Center fundraising challenge surpasses $7,500 goal

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The deadline for making donations to the Wauneta Senior Center as part of its grant-matching challenge with the Raile Family Community Foundation has hit. Senior center board president Joey Large is happy to announ...
  • Wauneta Chamber welcomes Hunters Haven

    Kevin Janicek, at right, of Hunters Haven was on hand at Monday night’s Wauneta Chamber of Commerce meeting where he was recognized as the Chamber’s newest member. Above, Chamber President Page Johnston presents Janicek with a framed dollar of profi...
  • Four of Sen. Christensen’s bills heard Wednesday

    Telephone conference report to Imperial, Grant and Palisade on Tuesday, Feb. 22   By Jan Rahn The Grant Tribune-Sentinel   “Things are moving along pretty well so far,” said Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial during his weekly call-in for consti...
  • Haarberg, Pollmann bow out early at state

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   A trip to the state wrestling meet didn’t last as long as anticipated for Keagan Haarberg and Alex Pollmann of the Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestling squad. The two grapplers combined for a respectable 3...
  • Lady Broncs beat Falcons, win subdistrict

    WP to face Brady for district title with state just one win away   By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   In a season laden with hard luck as well as rare feats, the Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team (16-8) is just a game away from the dance. Af...
  • Broncos tune up for postseason with win at Benkelman

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Opponents know when they play the Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team (21-1) they can’t give the Broncos an inch. After building a 7-4 lead midway through the first quarter, Dundy County-Stratton (14-7) appeare...
  • Sports Lineup

    Bronco boys basketball subdistrict championship The Wauneta-Palisade boys high school basketball team plays Hayes Center tonight (Thursday) for the D2-10 subdistrict title. The game will be played at Chase County High School in Imperial, and tips off at...
  • Wau-Pal students excel at county spelling bees

    Several Wauneta-Palisade junior high and elementary students participated in a pair of area spelling bees last week. While seventh and eighth graders traveled to Imperial for the Chase County contest on Tuesday, elementary kids took their talents to Culbe...
  • Wauneta-Palisade schools announce honor roll students

    2010-11 First Semester   7th Grade: Paul Behrends, Cheyenne Cavanaugh, Ellie Lee, Cameo Rector. 8th Grade: Nicole Strand 4.0, Hannah Nordhausen 4.0, Leiauna Alberts, Christi Christner, Brianna Einspahr, Sydnee Harchelroad, Tom McGraw. Freshmen Class:...
  • Wauneta this year’s site for Pheasants Forever banquet

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Overall, there will be about 200 items hunting enthusiasts will have the chance to take home from Saturday’s 21st annual Southwestern Nebraska Pheasants Forever banquet. This year, the event will headquarter...
  • SCORE camp registration will open March 1

    The new SCORE website will be activated and ready for online registration March 1, according to Project Director Marla Smith of Imperial. SCORE stands for Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences, and is an effort of the Chase County Schools Education F...
  • Hospital staff attends mass casualty incident training

    No one wants to think that a major disaster will ever strike their community. It is easy to think that such events happen in “other” places. The reality is they can happen in any community. Ask someone from Greensburg, Kan. which was hit by an F5 tor...