And then came the floods.
Not just floods.
We’re talking floods, which threatened eastern Nebraska’s two nuclear power plants.
Now, think about the 2012 Legislature and the 2012 Senate race.
Yeah, yeah, yeah. A reader might ask: “Does everything...
By Nebraska Governor
I want to provide an update on the ongoing flood response in Nebraska.
Last week I submitted a request for a federal disaster declaration and it was granted immediately. The declaration covers 14 counties along th...
10 years ago this week
July 5, 2011
Ownership changed at the Good Times Bar as owners Richard and LaVina Bardsley stepped down after 10 years of ownership. Audra Romine became the new owner as of July 1 with Rich Romine taking over the managerial duties...
On Sunday, July 3, the Chase County Historical Society will present an afternoon of patriotism.
At 2 p.m., the program will begin with the presentation of colors by VFW Post 4688 of Imperial, followed by the National Anthem by Sasheena Rowley and Morayah...
July 1—Dundy County Pre-Fair Entries Due UN-L Extension office in Dundy County.
July 5—Imperial Chase County 4-H Council Meeting UN-L Extension Office in Chase County 7 p.m. MT.
July 7—Benkelman Presentations Contest Benkelman Community Center 9:3...
The return of Rancher’s Holiday is scheduled for Wednesday, July 13 at Bentz Valley Inc. in Chase County. Registration will begin at 12:30 pm (MDT) at one of John Maddux’s pastures, located three miles north and two miles east of Imperial, NE.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Nebraska received additional funding for natural resource conservation through several of its Farm Bill programs. This funding will go towards...
Midland University at Fremont, Neb., is proud to release its Dean’s List and President’s List for the Spring 2011 semester. Students named to the Dean’s List have completed all course requirements and earned a grade point average of 3.5 ...
Amanda Johnston of Wauneta and Jacob Pankonin of Imperial would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the bride-elect are Nancy Jaeger of Imperial and John Johnston of Wauneta. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Mr. and...
'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'
Starring Johhny Depp, Penelope Cruz and Ian McShane
Movie sponsored by Tony and Jan Cribelli
Sheriff’s Office receives grant for in-car cameras
The Chase County Sheriff’s Office is receiving grant funding assistance for obtaining two in-car camera systems, according to Fred Zwonechek, administrator for the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.
The Frenchman River west of Wauneta crested Monday night after several days of heavy rainfall across the region. The river water creeps into the yard at the Jeff and Billie Muehlenkamp home, located on the River Road west of Wauneta. (Tina Kitt | The ...
By Josh Sumner
The Wauneta Breeze
There’s no reason to worry next time your air conditioner or refrigerator goes on the fritz. Just pick up the phone and call Fred Hamilton, of Hamilton Services in Wauneta, regardless of the time of day.
By Tina Kitt
The Wauneta Breeze
Mandi Kramer of Wauneta was appointed to a post on the Wauneta Planning and Zoning Commission by members of the Wauneta Village Board.
The appointment was made last week during the board’s regular monthly meeting.
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.
Two teams ended play in a tie at 126 in the Jaycee’s Father’s Day 3-Man Scramble held at the Enders Lake Golf Course. The two-day tournament, held June 18 and 19, drew a field of 28 teams.
The team of Ron Moritz, Todd Moritz and Scott Fiedler tied wi...
A workshop aimed at women who want to learn more outdoor skills is scheduled for this fall at the State 4-H Camp at the Bessey Ranger District of the Nebraska National Forest near Halsey in north-central Nebraska.
The workshop is part of the Nebraska Gam...
Recent WP Class of 2011 graduates Laura Rundback, standing, and Amber Rowan have spent almost as much time in the school this summer as they did during the academic year (okay, maybe that’s a stretch). Still, mere days after classes officially dismiss...
It’s kind of embarrassing, but when I was younger I used to climb on top of the pivot on my dad’s irrigation system. When there was a little breeze I’d throw my arms up in the air. It’s silly, but in those moments I imagined myself free. Almost as...
Floods are not forever, but it seems like it if one of them invades your life and your home.
Beyond damage and destruction, which is immediate and lingering, the aftermath of a flood is disgusting.
Disgusting, oftentimes, in a way that might be compared...