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  • Births recorded in 2010

    Josh and Krystle Friesen of Wallace, Neb., a daughter, Lydia Elaine, born Dec. 29, 2009 Shad and Megan Lantis of Hershey, Neb., a daughter, Macradee Mae, born Dec. 30, 2009 Jon and Julie Sparrow of Pender, Neb., a daughter, Violet Addison, born Jan. 25,...
  • Deaths recorded in 2010

    Glenn Wheeler, 37, Portland, Ore., Feb. 5, 1988 Ethel Kitt, 81, El Cajon, Calif., Oct. 28, 2009 Frieda Wheeler, 89, Louisville, Ky., Dec. 21, 2009 Cloyd Kitt, 86, El Cajon, Calif., Dec. 23, 2009 Francis Fekkers, 82, Wauneta, Neb., Dec. 29, 2009 Rita ...
  • Wauneta Public library is the recipient of several new books

    The Wauneta Public Library received many new and memorial books the past year. A large number of assorted books from Sharyle MacLeod for our readers was received, also a number of books were donated by Terry Engell and several Christian books were given ...
  • Christian Women’s Club to meet in Wallace on Saturday, Jan. 15

    “It’s in the Bag” at the Christian Women’s Club in Wallace on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011. Join friends and neighbors at the Wallace Community Hall beginning at 10 a.m. CT. Sabrina Sandoval from Wauneta will let her skills “Out of the Bag” as she...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Jan. 2, 2001 Hamlet residents voiced their concerns on plans for placing a branch of the Palisade Elevator’s new fertilizer plant in Hamlet and the plans were then terminated, according to elevator manager Cathy Humphrey. Craig...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Dec. 21, 2000 Newly elected village board members Tony Cribelli and Rod Rector were sworn into office and joined board members Lloyd Sinner, Otis Knotwell and Marv Hamilton in conducting village business. Cribelli and Rector repla...
  • College Notes

    Joseph Bartels The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted degrees to more than 1,400 students at commencement exercises Dec. 17 and 18 in separate ceremonies for baccalaureate, postgraduate and law degrees. NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson delivered the ...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Christmas is coming still …

    By Nola Straub I received two candy recipes this week from Jackie Kohne Bowen and included with them was “Blessings for the Holidays to me and all of Wauneta!” So, Happy Blessings for all of the Breeze Readers from Jackie!”   Chocolate Caramel C...
  • Red Cross in process of making changes in future blood drives

    The Red Cross has had many blood collecting changes this past year. The recent blood drive got off to a rough start with the wrong date, day, and names. Coordinators are trying to recruit by the Red Cross cards and calls which will include an entire regio...
  • Hey Santa, what I really want …

    Dozens of eager youngsters were on hand to greet Santa as he made an early stop in Wauneta for Santa Saturday. Above, Wyatt Haas makes use of the opportunity to let Santa know what he would really like for Christmas this year. Santa made his appearance ...
  • Phase I water project gets the green light

    Wauneta ready to roll on arsenic mitigation measures in 2011 By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A major step toward meeting revised arsenic standards in Wauneta’s municipal water supply will be taken in 2011. Last week members of the Wauneta Villa...
  • Construction workers get birds-eye view of Wauneta

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   All eyes were focused upward on Frenchman Valley Co-op’s bin construction project in Wauneta last week as recent progress reached lofty levels. (Wauneta Breeze Photos | Tina Kitt)   Construction workers with ...
  • Wauneta Chamber says ‘Merry Christmas’ with prize give-a-ways

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Lucky winners in this year’s Wauneta Chamber drawing during Santa Saturday took home items ranging from gift certificates to a laptop computer. The big winner this year was Machell LeMarr, shown at front cen...
  • WP girls team finds winning way

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team finally got off the schneid last week, when they took down South Platte and Hayes Center on back-to-back nights for their first two victories of the season. After an 0-4 s...
  • HC/WP wrestlers take sixth place at Cambridge meet

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Gold medal finishes by Marcos Ramirez and Keagan Haarberg put the Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestling team in the top half of the field, with the crew ending the day in sixth place in team standings at the 16-...
  • Broncos knock off South Platte, Hayes Center

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team added a couple more tallies to the win column last week after picking up a pair of victories in varying fashion last week. The Broncos thrashed South Platte by 60 points 91...
  • Junior high Broncos hit the court

    Junior high Lady Bronco Hannah Nordhausen tries to turn the corner on a DCS defender as teammate Nicole Strand, at far left, looks to follow the shot. Both Nordhausen and Strand scored a bucket for the Broncos in their close loss to the Tigers. (Waun...
  • Sports Lineup

    Monday, Dec. 27 and Tuesday, Dec. 28 B-Ball Tourneys The Bronco and Lady Bronco basketball teams travel to Brady for their annual holiday tournament. Lady Broncos action tips off at noon MT/1 p.m. CT on Monday, Dec. 27 against Paxton. The boys also play ...
  • Publishing of father’s book deepens family memories of him

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   What better Christmas gift can a family have than their father’s personal experiences and thoughts in print? That’s what the daughters and grandsons of Lyle Ohrmund are experiencing this holiday season wit...
  • Lee left legacy of books, short stories, songs

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   When Wayne Lee, 93, died Dec. 5 he left behind him a full life. He lived his entire life in Chase County but broadened his horizons with travel both for pleasure and research for his books. Lee wrote 57 histo...