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  • 1100-Day Challenge begins (today) Thursday, Jan. 20

    Get your team together now and join “Thick and Tired of it”, “Mission Slimpossible” and 500 other teams enrolled to participate in the 2011 Live Healthy Nebraska 100-Day Challenge, which begins Thursday, Jan. 20. The program motivates individuals...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week January 25, 2001 The second unofficial sighting of a mountain lion inside the city limits of Wauneta was reported. The latest sighting occurred Jan. 15 when the mountain lion was spotted along the Frenchman river in east Wauneta. ...
  • Extension offers new class on Food and Fitness

    For those who have tried every diet around without success, a new approach is available. “In Tune with Food and Fitness,” a class offered by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, is designed to help participants get back in touch with skills they...
  • Jutten participates in vocal festival at Doane College

    Jenna Jutten was among students from more than 95 high schools who were invited to the Crete campus Jan. 9-10 for the 35th annual Doane College Vocal Festival with Dr. Kurt Runestad, Director of Choral Activities at Doane. Due to poor traveling conditions...
  • College Notes

    Katelyn McGraw Katelyn McGraw was named with highest honors to the spring semester dean’s list at Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minn. The dean’s list includes full-time students with a grade point average (GPA) during the semester of 3.65 (out of...
  • Joel Moore, Crystal Florea

    Crystal Florea and Joel Moore were united in marriage on Sept. 18, 2010, at the Wild Basin Lodge in Allenspark, Colo. Crystal is the daughter of Greg and Brenda Florea of Lincoln, Neb. She is the granddaughter of Max and Jenny Rowley of Imperial, Neb., ...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Rumor . . . 2011 is here!!

    By Nola Straub Rumor… 2011 is here! I was once told that a rumor is about as hard to un-spread as melted butter. 2011 is the same… once started it will have to run its course. Good advice: There is no right way to do the wrong thing! Last time we w...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Jan. 14, 15 and 16

    Showing at the Chateau Theatre Jan. 14, 15 and 16     'How Do You Know' Starring Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson and Jack Nicholson Rated PG-13 Running time: 121 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Larry & Anita Kitt and Gayl...
  • Snow Day

    Beau Yoder uses some high powered gear from Harchelroad Motors to clear out snow from the Wauneta Medical Clinic parking lot. (Wauneta Breeze Photos | Josh Sumner)   Slick roads, frigid temperatures lead to multitude of cancellations and postponeme...
  • Local News Briefs

    Flags to be flown at half-staff this week Gov. Dave Heineman this week reminded Nebraskans to fly state and U.S. flags at half-staff in tribute to the victims of the weekend tragedy in Arizona. President Barack Obama issued a proclamation Monday calling...
  • Women of Today’s sponsor-a-movie campaign gives theatre major boost

    Local organization launches 2011 campaign after raising more than $8,700 for Chateau Theatre in 2010 By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   “The theatre holds fond memories for just about everybody who has grown up in Wauneta,” observed Wauneta Woman ...
  • Year in Review — 2010’s Headlines & Newsmakers

    School challenges front and center during 2010   This week the Wauneta Breeze continues its Year-in-Review look back at the year that was 2010, with headlines and newsmakers the focus of this week’s retrospective.   By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breez...
  • Rural counties uneasy about possible court closings

    Move unlikely anytime soon, says state senator By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   As budget concerns have Nebraska lawmakers scrambling for ways to save money, reorganization of the state’s judicial branch has become a hot topic around the state. ...
  • NRD board continues discussion on irrigation retirement options

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Details on an irrigation retirement program proposed by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will continue to be worked on in the coming weeks. The program received considerable discussion ...
  • HC/WP wrestlers edge St. Francis for team trophy at Benkelman

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wrestlers on the Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade squad returned from the holiday break in fighting form Saturday, with four members of the team capturing gold medals en route to a top place finish in the team standi...
  • Wau-Pal boys hammer Hitchcock, Southwest

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Like a whirling tornado made up of sneakers and hands, the Wauneta Palisade boys basketball team (11-0) flew by its weekend opponents before they ever knew what hit them. The Broncos opened up a 27-6 first quarter ...
  • Lady Broncs top Falcons, fall at Southwest

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team (6-6) outscored Hitchcock County (8-4) 21-8 in the second quarter as they ran past the Falcons 57-42 last Friday. In a rematch of teams that met just four days earlier —...
  • Wau-Pal FBLA members get ready for state in Omaha

    By Shelby Hamilton WP Journalism Staff   Everyone is looking forward to State FBLA which takes place April 7-9 in Omaha. All the members of FBLA are assigned to create a cover letter, resume and a job application before heading to state. Mrs. Spickel...
  • Broncos to compete in honor choir

    The time has come, once again, to compete for spots in the many honor choirs put on by various Nebraska Colleges. This year the students in Wauneta-Palisade’s choir auditioned for two of the most popular honor choirs, UNK and Doane. Several students w...
  • Construction coming along

    By Rebecca Strand WP Journalism Staff   During Christmas break there was a lot of progress made on construction. The high school locker rooms are tiled, and now they are waiting to seal the tile and finish the showers. The high school girls’ locker...