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  • 2011-12 bowl season schedule

      By The Associated Press All Times MST   Thursday, Dec. 29 Champs Sports Bowl, Orlando, Florida State (8-4) vs. Notre Dame (8-4), 3:30 p.m., ESPN   Alamo BowL, San Antonio Baylor (9-3) vs. Washington (7-5), 7 p.m., ESPN       Friday, De...
  • Junior High boys and girls fall to Perkins County

    Billy StraubTyler Davis works his way around the Perkins Co. defense to get the ball to a teammate.   Ellie Lee dribbles the ball toward her basket ahead of her opponents....
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Jan. 3, 2002 Wauneta graduate Marv Athey recalled his days as a Nebraska Cornhusker and Nebraska’s first Rose Bowl game. After three years at Heritage, administrator Barry Emerson is leaving to take on administrative duties at ...
  • Help Children cope with stress

    By Nancy Frecks Extension Educator University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension SW 4   Many times when a child acts out or misbehaves it is because the child is under a lot of stress. Children may not always know the best way to deal with that stress but...
  • Save hay by reducing feeding waste

    By Bruce Anderson Extension Forage Specialist   Much expense and many long hours go into harvesting and storing hay for winter feeding. So why waste it! Stay tuned for tips to minimize your hay losses. Cattle waste as much as 45 percent of their hay ...
  • Funding options explored for Heritage purchase

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Some unanticipated twists have arisen in securing funding for the possible purchase of Heritage of Wauneta. During last week’s Village Board meeting an in depth discussion was held on pros and cons of moving forwar...
  • Changes in NRD pooling rules being proposed

    Special meeting Jan. 9 to discuss changes By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Board members of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will consider changes to pooling rules during a special meeting Monday, Jan. 9. During th...
  • Scope of water project expanded to replace 82-year-old mains

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta Village Board members agreed with Village Superintendent Bill Bischoff that now would be a good time to replace aging water mains abutting new sections of pipe recently put in place near the Wichita Street bri...
  • Vet clinic presents check to WP FFA program

    Wauneta-Palisade FFA Advisor Dan Andrews, left, and Chapter President Tayler Nordhausen, center, accept a check in the amount of $219 from Trisa Tedrow DVM of Oberlin, Kan., representing Southwestern Veterinary Clinic in Wauneta. The check is a joint co...
  • The Winners Are... Heritage announces winners of Christmas lighting contest

    One vantage point of the Rider’s first place light display as seen on Monday night when the Heritage judged the lights in Wauneta.   By Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   With all the fantastic lights it was hard to decide who this year’s winn...
  • BRIEFS

    Remember to winterize your outside water faucets Don’t forget to winterize your outside water faucets. The Villiage of Wauneta has been called out to homes that have suffered water damage because of frozen outside faucets. It is required to have water...
  • Free Christmas Day dinner again in the works in Imperial

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   While many hope for a white Christmas, coordinators and volunteers planning the fifth annual Christmas Day dinner in Imperial are hoping for just a nice day, snow or not. During two of the last four dinners or...
  • U.S. Postal Service to delay possible closings until mid-May

    ■ Editor’s note: Among the local post offices that are under consideration for closing are in Enders and Champion. WASHINGTON (AP)—The U.S. Postal Service last week agreed to delay the closing of 252 mail processing centers and 3,700 local post off...
  • Lady Broncos post wins over South Platte, Hayes Center

    Wauneta-Palisade senior Jonee Maris scrambles on defense against South Platte in the Broncos’ 50-28 win at home.   Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Lady Broncos kicked off varsity basketball action at home Friday night with a 50-28 win over...
  • A long day on the mats at the Cambridge Invite

      Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   Wrestlers competed in Cambridge over the weekend with 17 schools participating at the invite and about 12 hours worth of hard core wrestling match-ups. HC-WP ended the day with 101 team points, which placed them ...
  • Broncos pound South Platte, fall to Hayes Center

    Bronco Hayden Pollmann, above, gets a shot off over the hands of a trio of South Platte defenders. The Wauneta-Palisade sophomore added five points to the Broncos’ 64-19 win over the Knights. Below, Jacob Maris hangs tough on defense against the Knigh...
  • Huskers will face No. 9 South Carolina in Capital One Bowl on Jan. 2

    Huskers.com New release Nebraska will make its 48th all-time bowl appearance and its second appearance in the Capital One Bowl on Jan. 2 when Nebraska takes on South Carolina at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Fla. The game against the 10-2 Game...
  • Twelve days of Christmas takes on new meaning

    Another Perspective By Lori Pankonin   I’ve never given much thought to the lyrics in the “Twelve Days of Christmas” song. Twelve drummers drumming, 11 pipers piping, 10 Lords a leaping. Does it have to make sense? I mean, look at nursery rhyme...
  • Community Shout-Out: Easter Joy

    Thank you to Senior Center crew The meal at the Senior Center Sunday was outstanding! Thanks to all who had a hand in the event. Twilla Denker & Dorothy Gauger ­— Wauneta, Neb....
  • Another skirmish in the so-called ‘War on Christmas’

    A Capitol Commentary By Charlie Litton Nebraska News Service   I’ve never waged a war, but I presume it takes reasoned strategy and careful planning. At least that seems to be a common thread in the history books I’ve read. So, you’ll pardon ...