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  • WP looks to pick up first win at Cattle Trail Invitational

    Ellie Lee forces a steal during the first half of Wauneta-Palisade’s game against Wallace Friday. (Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team opened its season with ...
  • Broncos boys’ basketball team starts season with two wins

    Greg Gaston (14) drives to the basket as Chase Rathe (24), Cash Yearous (11) and Brody Nordhausen (13) move into position. (Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball kicked...
  • Giving joys require givers and receivers

    By Lori Pankonin   Tradition continues with folks opening their hearts to reach out to others during the holiday season. Giving trees and gift programs flourish with open generosity, people sharing with people. It doesn’t remove the hurts felt with f...
  • Political correctness: the new censorship

    By Pat Holder   I was watching television the other night when I saw an ad for a big corporation saying they were giving back something to us, and there was some connection to Christmas. Then they had a youth choir singing the old song, “Let There B...
  • Expressing our thanks this holiday season

    Senior Center Happenings By Myra Large   Thanksgiving is past and Christmas is fast approaching. We hope this finds everyone ready for the holiday season. If you are planning a family get together and find your house is too small, family too big or i...
  • Winter magic celebrated at Vision of Trees last weekend

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Champion Junior Women’s Club hosted the 11th annual Vision of Trees at the Champion Community Center last Saturday and Sunday. The  theme was “Winter Magic.” The always-popular event’s main at...
  • UMC to offer Christmas Quarter Store–a great deal for everyone

    Just a small sampling of the many items for sale at the UMW Christmas Quarter Store. (Pat Holder | Johnson Publications)   By Pat Holder The Wauneta Breeze   The Christmas Quarter Store, sponsored by the Wauneta United Methodist Women, is an ev...
  • Frenchman Valley Coop donates to FFA

    The local Wauneta/Palisade FFA chapter members accept Frenchman Valley Coop donation.  FVC’s Doug Ohlson and Leann Weiss present WP FFA members a check for $850 which will be used toward the “Grow Our Greenhouse” project. (Pat Holder | Johnson Pu...
  • December blood drive held in honor of long-time volunteer Jackie Kennedy

    Next week’s blood drive in Wauneta will be held in honor of Jackie Kennedy who volunteered at blood mobiles for many years and who gave over nine gallons of blood during her lifetime. (Breeze file photo)   Donors encouraged to wear Jackie’s favor...
  • New water management plan adopted by URNRD

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze Irrigators in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will be operating under a new water management plan in 2016. Board members adopted a revised integrated management plan (IMP) for the thre...
  • Santa Claus to visit Palisade this Saturday, Wauneta next

    Bingo, sponsored by the CS Club, is always a well-attended event during Palisade’s Old Fashioned Christmas. The festivities will begin this Saturday afternoon. (Breeze file photo)   Community Christmas celebration season is here–Palisade this...
  • Santa Claus to visit Palisade this Saturday, Wauneta next

    Bingo, sponsored by the CS Club, is always a well-attended event during Palisade’s Old Fashioned Christmas. The festivities will begin this Saturday afternoon. (Breeze file photo)   Community Christmas celebration season is here–Palisade this we...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Dec. 8, 2005 Mother Nature added a heavy touch of glitter to the trees outside the Harry and Nola Straub home Sunday evening, adding a magical effect to the setting for the Wauneta Women of Today’s Christmas in the Country. Nol...
  • Anderson on a roll: takes top People's Choice honors in Wauneta Chamber's Christmas Kick-off chili contest for fourth year in a row

    Wauneta Chamber President Rod Keiser, right, shakes Shane Anderson’s hand after it was announced that Anderson had won the People’s Choice award for the best chili at the Christmas Kick-off for the fourth year in a row. (Pat Holder | Johnson Publica...
  • Hospital’s new CT scanner getting workout

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   When talking about a house being five years old, it doesn’t seem that old. But in the world of medical technology, the end-of-life cycle for some equipment occurs at a breakneck pace. The CT scanner represent...
  • Riener helps lead HSC to volleyball championship

    Hastings St. Cecilia assistant volleyball coach Bethany Riener, back left, celebrates with team members following the Hawkettes sweep of Stanton in the 2015 Class C2 state championship game. (Courtesy photo | Father Adam Sughroue)   By Diane Stamm T...
  • Wauneta clinic gets new EKG machine

    Wauneta Medical Clinic Foundation representatives, from left, Eddie Nichols, Tony Cribelli and Brian Harchelroad show off new EKG machine, the newest addition to the Wauneta clinic. (Pat Holder | Johnson Publications) By Pat Holder The Wauneta Bree...
  • Fall colors tell a story

    By Lori Pankonin Johnson Publications   My grandson agreed to do a ventriloquist act for a children’s sermon in church when he was in town this fall. I was waiting for a topic idea to spark so that I could write his script. While visiting Lucille...
  • Broncos hit the court in NSAA Jamboree games against Ogallala

    Cameo Rector drives past the Ogallala guard. (Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade basketball teams dove into competitive action Saturday with games against Ogallala as part of the NSAA Jam...
  • WP students entertain at "A Night of the Arts" concerts, play

    The fifth and sixth grade choir, under the direction of Sara Behrends, sings "The Best Day of My Life." (Pat Holder | The Wauneta Breeze)   The “A Night of the Arts,” program, which showcases the talent of Wauneta-Palisade students, took place T...