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  • Points aplenty

    Hunting seasons are kicking into gear around Nebraska. These deer seen west of Wauneta on Old Highway 6 will have to be on guard as archery season began Sept. 1. Firearm season is Nov. 15 through Nov. 23 and muzzleloader season runs from Dec. 1 to Dec. ...
  • Points aplenty

    Hunting seasons are kicking into gear around Nebraska. These deer seen west of Wauneta on Old Highway 6 will have to be on guard as archery season began Sept. 1. Firearm season is Nov. 15 through Nov. 23 and muzzleloader season runs from Dec. 1 to Dec...
  • School enrollment for 2014-2015 school year, pushing 200

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Enrollment numbers are important in all school districts, but especially so in smaller school districts like Wauneta-Palisade. Therefore, it’s great news to report that the enrollment numbers at Wauneta-Pal...
  • One building, two new businesses open in Palisade

    Richard Steinke of Steinke Farm Services recently joined the Palisade business community. He provides on- and off-farm equipment repairs. The new headquarters are on the north end of Main Street. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hi...
  • Upcoming auto auction in Grant garners national attention

    Noel, left, Scott, center and Brett Bullock stand behind one of the over 200 classic cars that will be auctioned off Sept. 6 in Grant. The auction has garnered national attention and will put the Bullock family, and Grant in the spotlight. (Timothy Lins...
  • Cowboy poet, humorist to entertain at annual historical society meeting

    R.P. Smith has been honing his skills as a “Nebraska homegrown humorist and cowboy poet” for years by reciting for ruminates, relatives and ranchers. He will entertain those attending the annual Chase County Historical Society meeting Sept. 10 at 6...
  • FVC returns $1 million in cash patronage refunds to members

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Patrons of Frenchman Valley Coop received $1 million in cash patronage dividends for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 31, 2014. General Manager Doug Ohlson reviewed the coop’s fiscal report during their a...
  • Seven seniors lead the way for WP volleyball

    Wauneta-Palisade returning letter winners are (clockwise from bottom middle) Brianna Einspahr, Nicole Strand, Leiauna Alberts, Lesley Stehno, Sydnee Harchelroad and Hannah Nordhausen. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta B...
  • Another year of fair memories banked

    By Lori Pankonin   Once again, our neighborhood grew by thousands of people. Gradually, the empty Chase County Fair grounds filled up. Lights filled the skies. Smells and sounds filled the air. A wide variety of entertainment became options for all ag...
  • Demolition derby fans treated to a great show at Chase County Fair

    Imperial’s Chad Cochran (3) went all out by trying to ram the car driven by Benkelman’s Denis Vandike out of the main heat of the fair’s Demo Derby. Cochran’s head-on gamble didn’t pay off as his engine stalled, allowing Vandike to take first ...
  • Celebrates first birthday

    Kianna Kimmiann Wheeler celebrated her first birthday on July 26, 2014. She is the daughter of Marty and Renee Wheeler of Wauneta. Grandparents are Rod and Joy Wheeler and Margaret McCoy of Wauneta. Great grandparents are Wesley and Marjorie Wheeler,...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week August 26, 2004 Chase County’s fair was deemed one of the biggest in the past decade. Longtime Wauneta business owner Lloyd Sinner served as Grand Marshall. Sinner, prominent in the community, has operated Sinner’s Body Shop ...
  • Palisade Fire Hall construction well underway

    There’s a new building on Palisade’s main street. Construction on the Palisade Fire and Rescue’s new headquarters is well underway. C&S Construction of Grant is the project’s contractor. So far the exterior metal has been installed as well a...
  • Palisade Fire Hall construction well underway

    There’s a new building on Palisade’s main street. Construction on the Palisade Fire and Rescue’s new headquarters is well underway. C&S Construction of Grant is the project’s contractor. So far the exterior metal has been installed as well...
  • McAlevy, Monnahan join Wauneta-Palisade Schools

    Cindy Monnahan, left, will serve as the K-12 school counselor starting this week. Lisa McAlevy, right, will  teach seventh and eighth grade English and social studies. She will also serve as the K-12 librarian and the cheerleading sponsor. (Sheri Hink-...
  • Village board discusses alley usage

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Village Board met for their regular meeting last Tuesday, Aug. 12. Much of the meeting consisted of routine business. However, two residents attended the meeting to discuss alley usage within the ...
  • A Bronco welcome into the new year

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  • NRD leases mineral rights on Rock Creek property

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   With oil exploration heating up in Dundy County, the Upper Republican Natural Resources District accepted an offer to lease the mineral rights on 2,200 acres of the Rock Creek Project. During their regular m...
  • New Harchelroad dealership to be located on east Hwy. 6 in Imperial

    Imperial Contracting begins demolition of a building to make way for Harchelroad Motors’ new home on East Hwy. 6. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Harchelroad Motors in Imperial will be getting a new ho...
  • Imperial Auction Market sold

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Imperial Auction Market owners Lloyd and Sandy Wilson announced this week they have sold the sale barn, effective Sept. 1, 2014. The barn has been purchased by Preston Smith and his wife, Marissa. Smith i...