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  • Benefit to be held for Pilger Relief Fund

    By Christi Christner and Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Imperial Alco store and the Wauneta-Palisade cheerleaders are teaming up to help raise money for the victims of the Pilger tornado. On June 16, 2014 the town of Pilger was hit by a F4 to...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week June 24, 2004 Thirty garage sales were registered for the event to be held in Wauneta this weekend. Ted and Sharon Travis returned Thursday after spending several days at Yellowstone Park. Rod and Joy Wheeler enjoyed dessert ...
  • Arenzes named Harvest Fest parade Grand Marshals

    Jo and Ed Arenz will serve as grand marshals at the 2014 Harvest Fest parade on Saturday, July 26. The parade’s theme is “Flower Power...Bloomin’ in Wauneta.” (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze ...
  • Arenzes named Harvest Fest parade Grand Marshals

    Jo and Ed Arenz will serve as grand marshals at the 2014 Harvest Fest parade on Saturday, July 26. The parade’s theme is “Flower Power...Bloomin’ in Wauneta.” (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze) By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze...
  • Village board approves 2014-2015 nursing home budget

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Village board members approved the 2014-2015 budget for Sunrise Heights of Wauneta at last Tuesday’s regular meeting. The budget for the next year, which begins July 1, includes a budgeted surplus from oper...
  • One-vehicle rollover accident east of Wauneta Wednesday

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Hayes County Sheriff’s office, Wauneta Fire Department and Wauneta EMS responded to a one-vehicle rollover accident east of Wauneta last Wednesday, June 11. Hayes County Sheriff Thomas Dow said the acc...
  • Ag Safety Day this Saturday a must for youth

    In 2012, youths learned how to safely put out a fire, as well as how to handle fire extinguishers. (Imperial Republican File Photo)   By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   Chase County is a rural, agricultural community, with most of its youth...
  • State audit: Your highway tax dollars at work—not so fast

    By Joe Jordan Nebraska Watchdog   According to county records, he just might be the hardest working man in the state. According to State Auditor Mike Foley, not so fast. Foley says tips from “concerned citizens” led him to sparsely populated—j...
  • Mothers defy evolution

    Dear Editor: “As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God, who maketh all,” Ecclesiastes 11:5. Every mother in all the species on God’...
  • WP FFA member Skow Premier Exhibitor at Junior Angus Show

    Soon-to-be Wauneta-Palisade freshman Reagan Skow, right, brought home numerous honors from the Nebraska Junior Angus Show. Held May 31-June 1 in Broken Bow, Skow was named the Premier Exhibitor and crowned Grand Champion Junior Showman and had the Gran...
  • Ball diamond continues to be busy in Wauneta

    Josh Hicks gets the stop sign from coach Allison Sandman at the coaches pitch game Monday night in Benkelman. The team will wrap up its season Monday, June 30 at home against Benkelman.  T-ball will also face Benkelman that evening at 6:00 p.m. MT/7:00...
  • High School counselors visit CCC-Columbus

    Marilyn Houdek of Wauneta-Palisade High School was among the 26 Nebraska high school counselors who attended the 2014 Career Connections held Thursday, June 5 at the Central Community College-Columbus. The event is rotated annually among the Columbus, Gr...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week June 17, 2004 A carry-in dinner was held at the Methodist Church Sunday as a farewell for Pastor Mike Laing who will be serving churches in Utica, York and the Ebenezer Church. Rhonda, Lynn and Raelyn Brunkhorst, Janet and Rich K...
  • College Notes

    Brendan Geier Brett Klima University of Nebraska at Kearney has announced students named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2014.  Students must achieve a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to qualify for this academic distinction and be r...
  • Something old, something new at Palisade Pioneer Days

      Something for everyone at annual Palisade Pioneer Days By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   This year’s Palisade Pioneer Days had something for everyone: games for all ages, a parade, car show, food and even some rain. Activities kicked off...
  • Something old, something new at Palisade Pioneer Days

        Something for everyone at annual Palisade Pioneer Days By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   This year’s Palisade Pioneer Days had something for everyone: games for all ages, a parade, car show, food and even some rain. Activities kick...
  • Pioneer Days kick off tomorrow

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The 32nd annual Palisade Pioneer Days will kick off tomorrow, Friday, June 13. This year’s celebration will feature two new and exciting events on Saturday. Pioneer Days committee members added a Show &...
  • Upper Republican NRD puts a hold on proposed rule change to transfers

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Proposed rule changes on the transfer of water allocations didn’t make it past the public hearing and discussion phase during last week’s meeting of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD)...
  • School hires part time guidance counselor, bookkeeper

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade school board members approved a contract for a new part time guidance counselor and hired a new part time bookkeeper at their regular meeting on Monday afternoon. Cindy Monnahan will come on ...
  • County’s Ag Safety Day nears

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Chase County’s Progressive Agriculture Ag Safety Day for youths is fast approaching. The June 21 event will be held at the fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., when youths will be able to take in an immense am...