Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan has announced that applications are being accepted for grants to provide economic assistance to independent producers, farmer and rancher cooperatives and agricultural producer groups through the Value-Added ...
10 years ago this week
July 12, 2001
Wheat harvest was in full swing end of last week and over the weekend amid high temperatures ranging from the 100-degree mark to an unofficial 108-degree reading. Wheat was averaging 50 bu. to the acre north of town ...
By Nola Straub
Last summer I asked for Zucchini recipes and I received some this year to share. Gardens should soon start to produce that long green vegetable that can be served with meats, made into bread or masqueraded as dessert with sweetness.
Riley Goltl of Palisade recently was selected to participate in the Nebraska Rural Electric Association (NREA) Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour.
Riley was sponsored by Southwest Public Power District to attend the seven day tour in Washington, D.C. w...
Hayes County has partnered with Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation to offer the Owner Occupied Rehabilitation program.
The program allows income eligible homeowners a financial resource to complete health and safety renovations to their ...
By Robert Tigner
SW 4 Extension Educator
Tick populations have been high in western Nebraska. It is important to identify ticks if one is found embedded in the skin and to correctly remove ticks to reduce the risk of disease transfer.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said recently that Nebraska farmers planted 10 million acres of corn this year. That’s a 500,000-acre increase from USDA’s March estimate and 850,000 acres more than what was planted last year.
“Nebraska farmers c...
July 8—Hayes Center Hayes County Pre-Fair Entries Due UN-L Extension Office in Hayes County.
July 10—Hayes/Hitchcock Trap Contest.
July 11—Trenton SW 4 Day Camp.
July 14—Benkelman Dundy Clothing Day Community Building.
July 14—Trenton Hitchc...
“Moms & Daughters Day Out” will be the focus for the Christian Women’s Club meeting for July. The meeting will be held Saturday, July 23, at the Wallace Community Hall in Wallace. Tickets are $5.00 at the door and include all of the entertainmen...
'Kung Fu Panda 2'
Featuring the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan and Seth Rogen
Movie sponsored by Wauneta Crossroads...
A perch on the top floor of Wauneta’s Municipal Building last week offered a wide-open view of downtown Wauneta, unencumbered by glass with fresh air pouring in freely. The experience was short lived, however, as the crew from Einspahr Construction ...
Breeze office closed Monday for 4th of July
The Wauneta Breeze will join with other businesses in closing Monday in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.
The office will resume regular hours Tuesday, July 5.
Due to Monday’s closing the deadline f...
By Tina Kitt
The Wauneta Breeze
The Wauneta Chamber and The Wauneta Breeze are teaming up for a yearlong celebration of Wauneta’s quasquicentennial — or more simply put, Wauneta’s 125th birthday.
Wauneta’s recorded history dates back to th...
By Josh Sumner
The Wauneta Breeze
Plans for this year’s Wauneta Harvest Festival are beginning to come into focus.
Employees, residents and other members of the Heritage of Wauneta retirement community will be honored as grand marshals at this yea...
In 1910 Wauneta’s first volunteer fire-fighting brigade organized, making 1910-11 the department’s 100th anniversary year. To mark the occasion, The Wauneta Breeze will offer a glimpse back in time made possible through old issues of the newspaper. T...
Recent McCook Beauty Academy graduate Ariel Fanning will be the next new hair stylist at Hair Chateau in Wauneta, joining longtime owner Cindy Nichols. Nichols, who has run the Chateau as a one-woman operation for three years, said she is excited for Fa...
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
A total of 15 tracts in Chase and Dundy County, representing 1,109.5 acres, are enrolled in the irrigation retirement plan offered in the Upper Republican ¡atural Resources District (URNRD).
Four of the 15 ...
Over 200 local youngsters posed for the photo above leading up to Wauneta’s October 1958 vote to approve a bond issue for the construction of a swimming pool in Wauneta. Above, children in the front row hold signs reading “234 REASONS WHY WAUNETA NE...
By Taylor Lutz
The wauneta breeze
“But you know when you look back on it — it seems simple compared to now,” Ann Knickerbocker reflects upon life following her 90th birthday. “We played all summer, were barefoot, picnicked, ran around — it...
The Wauneta-Palisasde 4th/5th/6th grade baseball team has been on quite a roll this summer. Having only lost one game this season, the boys go after a tournament championship tomorrow (Friday) evening in Atwood, Kan., at 8 p.m. MT/9 p.m. CT. The Broncos...