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  • MPCC Imperial Extended Campus fall schedule announced

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican The Imperial Campus of Mid-Plains Community College is offering some exciting new classes this fall. Starting soon, the campus will offer Sunday afternoon and evening classes. Imperial Campus coordinator Br...
  • Many blessings contribute to pioneer family’s recognition as Fair parade Grand Marshals

    Jack and Carol Maddux, along with their children and grandchildren, will serve as Grand Marshals of the Chase County Fair parade on Saturday. Pictured here are Carol and Jack, seated, their children include, back from left, Mary (Maddux) Smith, Sandra M...
  • Something for everyone as fair hits its peak

    Seventeen area youths took part in the fair’s 4-H shoot at the Plainsman Rifle and Pistol Club Aug. 4. Above, Jesse Krausnick, Amber Stumpff and Bo O’Neil (right to left) take part in the Annie Oakley shoot. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   B...
  • Marriages to cease at area county courts

    By Becky Uehling The Grant Tribune-Sentinel   Opinions by the United States Supreme Court and the Nebraska Judicial Ethics Committee have resulted in  area county courts no longer performing marriage ceremonies. At the beginning of July, the count...
  • New at fair: Family-friendly ventriloquist, comedy, music show

    David Malmberg will perform three family-friendly ventriloquist  shows at the Chase County Fair this year. (Courtesy Photo)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Chase County Fair Board has added another free family-friendly show to t...
  • School board makes final preparations for new year, school starts next week

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade School board finalized its preparations for the 2015-2016 school year, which starts Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Monday’s regular August meeting. The agenda was packed with 11 agenda items,...
  • Patients want drugs now­—but at what risk?

    By Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service   Editor’s Note: The Rural Health News Service is funded by a grant from The Commonwealth Fund and distributed through the Nebraska Press Association Foundation, the Colorado Press Association, the So...
  • Crew begins first step in possible solution for Wauneta’s water issues

    A crew with GeoSpec Drilling of Gretna arrived in Wauneta late Monday night. Tuesday morning the crew, led by Bo Bonn, began drilling a test well which will be used to determine the layers in the soil by Wauneta’s village wells. The test well is the f...
  • Rabies outbreak continues in southwest, central Nebraska

    Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) has confirmed the sixth positive rabies case in southwest Nebraska. “This is the ninth week in a row that we have had to follow-up on a rabies case. The growing number of rabies cases is becoming ...
  • Entries building for Saturday’s ‘Shinin’ on Me’ fair parade

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Entries continue to come in each day for Saturday’s big Chase County Fair Parade, held in downtown Imperial. Organized by the Imperial Chamber of Commerce, committee member Jana Pribbeno said more than 40...
  • Trap league awards announced

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Plainsman Rifle and Pistol Club wrapped up its 2015 trap season with the last night on July 28. Awards were presented at the annual picnic and fun shoot on Aug. 4. With a score of 2456.30, the team of Dave Ho...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week August 11, 2005 The beautification committee of the Wauneta Chamber selected the Bob McBride yard as Yard of the Month for the month of July. Patti Kitt, Carrie Kitt, Dustin Jura of Kearney and Casey Bailey were weekend visitor...
  • Smokin’ Fair Truck Show

    By Dharma Blake-Cole The Wauneta Breeze   Melissa Markee and Eric Becker have teamed up again to organize the second annual “Smokin’ Chrome Truck Show” for the 2015 Chase County Fair. The truck show will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15 from noon t...
  • Friday night storm sweeps through southwest Nebraska

    The banks of the Frenchman River swelled during and after the storm with the extra water from the significant rainfalls seen through the storm. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   High winds, lots of rainfall, some hail associated with storm ...
  • Friday night storm sweeps through southwest Nebraska

    The banks of the Frenchman River swelled during and after the storm with the extra water from the significant rainfalls seen through the storm. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   High winds, lots of rainfall, some hail associated with sto...
  • Horse show Sunday kicks off Chase County Fair

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   While the Chase County Fair has just one event on its opening day Sunday—the 4-H horse show—events will continue to build each day for the week-long fair in Imperial that ends Sunday, Aug. 16. Early even...
  • CREP concerns keep commissioners on their toes

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The hot-button issue of CREP land prices overflowed from the Board of Equalization protest hearings in early July on to the July 28 Chase County Commissioners meeting. The Board of Equalization heard landowner pr...
  • New Expo hall an “asset to Chase County”

    Chase County dignitaries gathered Monday for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Expo hall on the Chase County Fairgrounds. Holding the ribbon are Chase County Commissioner Don Weiss, Jr. (left) and Chase County Fairboard member Matt Denny, while fairb...
  • Champion woman takes Best of Show in fair photo contest

    “Beard Trucking (Shining On Chrome)” by Melda B. Musick of Champion took Best of Show in the 2015 Chase County Fair Photo Contest. (Courtesy Photo)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Judges gathered Monday evening at Chase County Sc...
  • Hospital develops strategies, goals

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Hospital board members, administration and staff took another step towards the completion of a strategic plan for the hospital. During the board’s July 23 meeting, CEO Steve Lewis presented the strateg...