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  • Courtney Arenz and Brent Criffield

    Courtney Beth Arenz and Brent Cory Criffield were united in marriage on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at The Frank House gazebo on the University of Nebraska-Kearney campus in Kearney, Neb. The Rev. Marshall Erickson officiated the outdoor ceremony. Parents of...
  • Jenny Hamilton and Bryan Gibbs

    Jenny Hamilton, formerly of Hayes Center, Neb., and Bryan Gibbs, formerly of Garden City, Kan., were united in marriage on July 10, 2010, at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney, Neb., with Father Joe Hannappel officiating. Parents of the bride are James...
  • Celebrating life and giving thanks

    Family experiences holiday joy with blessing of a healthy son By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze    When Aaden Wheeler was born on Oct. 5, 2009, it didn’t take long for parents Marty and Renee to notice what they thought was an abnormality in the s...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Nov. 26, 27 and 28

    Showing at the Chateau Theatre Nov. 26, 27 and 28 'Megamind'   Featuring voices of Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt and Tina Fey Rated PG  Running time: 96 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Ray and Lela Hamilton...
  • LOCAL NEWS BRIEFS

    Ice-covered roads lead to numerous accidents Monday morning Icy roadways and sidewalks led to numerous accidents across the area early Monday morning. A number of fender-benders occurred in Chase County as well as several vehicles ending up in the ditch ...
  • Chili Cook-off to highlight Monday’s Christmas kickoff

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A tasty Chili Cook-off Challenge and festive songs of the season are in store for southwest Nebraska area residents as the Wauneta Chamber of Commerce helps usher in the holiday season. Wauneta’s official kickoff o...
  • Village of Wauneta recognized as “good neighbor” by NCIP

    Wauneta Village Clerk Evelyn Skelton, Wauneta Village Board member Beau Kramer and Wauneta Pool Manager Keri Sutherland, pictured above from left, display the 2010 Nebraska Community Improvement Program (NCIP) “Good Neighbor” award, which was presen...
  • JUST JOSHIN': Dieting during Thanksgiving easier said than done

    Although 2011 is still over a month away, it’s starting to turn into the time of year when self-improvement takes its place at the forefront of our collective minds. People start preparing their plan of attack for making healthy changes with the new ye...
  • Little Pilgrims

      WP Kindergarteners perform Thanksgiving musical Levi Martin, Brianna Sramek, Seth Mercer, Halle Bardsley, Sadie Wilson and Kaden Straub are pictured above from left behind their very own construction of the Mayflower Pilgrim ship. The kindergartene...
  • Christensen’s Castle Doctrine legislation gets attention during interim study hearing

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Senator Mark Christensen’s bill to address self defense issues at home and work, LB 889, got killed in this year’s session of the Unicameral but that doesn’t mean he’s giving up. Prior to adjournment...
  • Book signing lures readers

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Fans of fictional writing made their way to the Wauneta Public Library last Thursday for the opportunity to meet a trio of area literary artists. Linda Young, a Wauneta resident of eight years and former Breeze emp...
  • Meet the 2010-11 Wauneta-Palisade third and fourth grade classes

    This year’s WP third graders are, front row from left, Whitney Knotts, Steven Allen, Ty Duvel, Hannah Lovell and Hayley Echols. Second row from left, Tucker Boos, Benjamin Anderjaska, Timothy Pursley, George Lee and Madyson Pajerski. At back from left...
  • Two WP standouts named to All-District Football Team

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   A pair of Wauneta-Palisade football players recently received the honor of being named to the 2010 D2-9 All-District Football Team, as voted on by the district’s coaches last week. Bronco senior Colby Skelton ear...
  • WauPal/Hitchcock County wrestling squad gears up to host season-opening tourney

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   One week from today the gym in Palisade will be packed with loudly cheering Wauneta-Palisade and Hitchcock County wrestling fans. The season will get underway for the cooperative squad, now in its third year, on Thurs...
  • Sports Lineup

    Bronco basketball begins this weekend with exhibition play ahead of the regular season opener. The basketball season starts with a set of girls and boys exhibitions at the NSAA Jamboree in Ogallala. Money raised at the event will help support the NSAA Ha...
  • Nebraska Cornhuskers looking to improve offense

    The Associated Press Newswire service   Nebraska’s quarterback is gimpy, its offense is struggling and resurgent Colorado is coming to Lincoln on Friday. The Cornhuskers figured they would go into Thanksgiving week celebrating a second straight Bi...
  • Employment scams can cost you

    Guest Column By Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning   To subsidize seasonal gift buying or travel, you or someone you know may be looking for extra work over the holidays. When searching for ways to supplement your income, Internet or newspaper empl...
  • Inspiration out of the ashes

    Firefighter Captain Greg Lawler has heard many life stories affected by fire, here he shares one with a unique perspective that brings us all back to one common sense conclusion. It was 11:43 p.m. on Sept. 23, 1973, a typical fall night in Texas, slight ...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Eliminating tax on Social Security benefits not likely in Nebraska...yet

    What critics call the federal Dog Food Commission have zeroed in most especially on proposals from the panel’s co-chairs that would take an axe to Social Security benefits. The criticism has centered primarily on the perception that the defense budget ...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Nov. 23, 2000 Two exchange students, Insa Hicken and Christian Reusch, both from Germany, are attending school at Wauneta-Palisade. Hicken is staying at the home of Pat and Mary Madden and Reusch is staying with the Bill Atchison ...