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  • Fund established to help offset costs related to BRAN 35’s start in Wauneta

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   A fund has been established through the Village of Wauneta where current and past residents can send contributions to help support Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska’s (BRAN) start in Wauneta this June. Local B...
  • No testimony offered on NRD rule changes

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze Changes in chemigation and metering rules don’t draw the interest of farmers like allocations adjustments. The board of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District held a hearing Tuesday morning and no ...
  • FVC Wauneta to host National Ag Week events

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Frenchman Valley Coop (FVC) in Wauneta invites the public to help them celebrate National Ag Week with an open house on Thursday, March 19 at FVC Wauneta. The Open House will feature cake, cookies, cof...
  • School board approves contract for new elementary teacher

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   School board members approved a contract to add a new elementary teacher next year at Monday’s regular school board meeting. Stephanie Malcom will join the WP elementary teaching staff for the 2015-2016 s...
  • SCORE camp registration underway

    Grade 5-6 students have last chance this summer to take part in SCORE   Registration for the 2015 SCORE (Science Camps Offers Rewarding Experiences) opened March 1. K-6 students attending school in Dundy, Chase and Perkins Counties was given a bro...
  • Wauneta-Palisade FFA takes top honors in Vet Tech at districts

    Cameo Rector, Nicole Strand, Lesley Towery and Ellie Lee (l to r) brought home the top four individual places and finished first as a team in the district Vet Tech competition last week in Curtis. (Courtesy Photo)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze...
  • Lady Broncos finish 2014-15 with 20-6 record

    Sydnee Harchelroad, team captain, led Wauneta-Palisade in scoring with a 10.8 points per game average and 102 assists. Harchelroad also led the team with 68 steals. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze While th...
  • Young Broncos go 5-17 during basketball campaign

    As a junior, Chase Rathe led Wauneta-Palisade in assists and steals and finished second in scoring. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Despite the disappointment and frustration of 5-17 season, Wauneta-Palis...
  • Chamber’s bill to abolish death penalty advances

    By Sen. Dan Hughes Nebraska State Legislature   Last week, the Judiciary Committee heard a number of bills, some of which may be controversial. LB268 was introduced by Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha. It would change the death penalty to life imprisonm...
  • Senators, committees have to name priority bills this week

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Nebraska state senators have until today (Thursday) to name their priority bills for this year’s 90-day session. During his tele-conference call Tuesday, Sen. Dan Hughes of Venango said he’s still consideri...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week March 10, 2005 On the agenda for Monday night’s Wauneta-Palisade Schools Board meeting will be a discussion to put a vote to the people whether to move the kindergarten through fourth grades attending in Wauneta to Palisade. ...
  • Students attend County Government Day

    Hitchcock County Clerk Margaret Pollmann, left, gives Coleton Doetker and Taylor Gill a tour of the vault in the back of the County Clerk’s office during County Government Day. The day was sponsored by the American Legion Posts in Trenton, Culbertson,...
  • Students attend County Government Day

    Hitchcock County Clerk Margaret Pollmann, left, gives Coleton Doetker and Taylor Gill a tour of the vault in the back of the County Clerk’s office during County Government Day. The day was sponsored by the American Legion Posts in Trenton, Culbertso...
  • Rebecca Strand, Sam Munderloh

    Rebecca Strand, Sam Munderloh (Photo by Brooklyn Nordhausen of Brooke’s Photography)   Rebecca Strand of Wauneta, Neb., and Sam Munderloh of Wauneta, formerly of Colby, Kan., were united in marriage on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at St. Patrick’s C...
  • Co-op, unification discussions continue between WP, HC schools

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Wauneta-Palisade and Hayes Center public schools continue to discuss a possible activities agreement (co-op) or district unification. Representatives from each board met for the second time on Wednesday, F...
  • More bed-a-biker hosts needed for BRAN

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) riders are already reaching out, looking for places to stay while in Wauneta. BRAN riders will arrive in Wauneta on June 6, prior to the June 7 start of BRAN 35. Wauneta B...
  • County commissioners update Comprehensive Zoning Plan, approve one and six-year road plans

    In the next year, Chase County Commissioners plans to do crack filling/armor coating on the last two-and-a-half miles of asphalt south of Wauneta and all of Old Highway 6. (Courtesy Graphic)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   After reviewing ...
  • Volunteer sign-up for Vietnam Traveling Wall now underway

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   People from throughout the region wanting to volunteer during the visit of the Vietnam Traveling Wall to Imperial April 22-26 can now do so. Organizer Jana Pribbeno said sign-up opened Wednesday. People can sig...
  • NRD rules hearing on chemigation permit fees Tuesday

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Farmers and other members of the public can offer their input on a rule change by the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) to increase chemigation permit fees and allow electronic flow meters. Th...
  • Hospital foundation reviews achievements during event, seeks board member from Wauneta area

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze More than 60 people attended the Chase County Hospital Foundation’s donor appreciation event Saturday night in Imperial. Hospital Administrator Steve Lewis expressed appreciation to the crowd for their supp...