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  • Broncs excel at speech meet

    By Joselyn Ramirez WP Journalism Staff The Wauneta-Palisade speech team showed off their talent at the Sutherland speech meet February 5. The team had an early morning as they left Wauneta at 5 a.m. Almost all of the twenty-three members went to the ...
  • WP goes to RPAC choir

    By Jenna Jutten WP Journalism Staff   February 8 the Wauneta –Palisade Choir made the trip to Hitchcock county school in Trenton for the annual RPAC mass choir. All the schools in the west division of the RPAC conference participated this year. The ...
  • Foods class holds dessert raffle

    By Shelby Hamilton WP Journalism Staff   The Wauneta-Palisade foods class wanted to raise money to cook/ bake more during class and thought that having a dessert raffle would be a fun and easy way to meet their goal. The students talked to Mr. Holmber...
  • Baby, think it over

    By Landen Lawless WP Journalism Staff   The Wauneta-Palisade Schools invested in a lifelike doll that teaches students about what it takes to have a child. The baby allows teens to experience some of the demands of infant care, and the baby also knows...
  • Soup, sandwich extravaganza

    By Desiree Washum WP Journalism Staff   The senior class hosted a Soup and Sandwich Feed during the varsity basketball game on February 11 in Wauneta. The meal consisted of a sandwich with soup and a brownie for five dollars and was served in the Food...
  • V-Day at Frenchman Valley NHS

    By Rebecca Strand WP Journalism Staff   The Wauneta-Palisade Frenchman Valley NHS Chapter held their annual Valentine’s Day flower and balloon sale, the NHS members sold roses, balloons, and carnations from January 31, through February 10. Students,...
  • ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE: ‘Cinderella’ entertains another generation

    A bit of trivia I happened to see over the weekend clued me in that Walt Disney released the ever popular “Cinderella” 61 years ago. Yes, Feb. 15, 1950, kicked off the showing of a princess tale that continues to be very much a part of my life yet to...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Bill’s initial approval befuddles local officials

    The long-gone debate over term limits for state senators sometimes centered on how the depth of debate would suffer without the “institutional memory” provided by longtime lawmakers. Credit one of the Legislature’s youngest members, Sen. Heath Mell...
  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Compulsory insurance complaint

    Compulsory insurance violates premise innocent ‘till proven guilty! Does anybody know what the cost of subsidizing the insurance companies by using tax paid officials to force sell insurance? Insurance is a gamble....The client bets on his own misfortun...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 22, 2001 Eden Sunshine Club members Virginia Gauger, Lucille McBride, Joyce Schwenk and Verna Sandman met on Valentine’s Day for lunch at the Senior Center and then spent the afternoon in the home of Virginia Gauger. Karl ...
  • Hospice Volunteer Training scheduled at Community Hospital in McCook

    A hospice volunteer training is set for two Saturdays, March 5 and 19 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Community Hospital’s conference room. The free training is sponsored by Community HealthCare and Hospice, a service of Community Hospital in McCook. Please pr...
  • High school seniors have chance for Hughes scholarships

    Two $500 scholarships will be offered to graduating seniors from Imperial, Wauneta and Benkelman, and who reside in Chase or Dundy County. The applicants must be planning to pursue a degree in an ag-related field. The scholarships are in memory of Herbe...
  • Hospital thanks community with dessert theatre

    The Chase County Community Hospital Foundation is thanking the community for its financial support with a dessert theatre Saturday. The evening will begin with hors d’oeuvres and a dessert social at 7 p.m. at the Chase County Schools commons area, foll...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Burr. . . Warm the kitchen!

    By Nola Straub Burr. . .where did the sub zero temps come from? Well, it is winter time I guess. We will have to plan on warming up with good food. I have been drinking a lot of hot tea and cocoa in hot coffee to fight off the idea of the sub zero temps....
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Feb. 11, 12 and 13

      'True Grit" Starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Josh Brolin Rated PG-13 Running time: 110 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Brian and Michelle Harchelroad (* True Grit will be playing this week in place of The Green Hornet, as...
  • School concession area open for business

    Vicki Christner pays Logan Bischoff, center, and Jack McGraw, right, for a drink and a treat during her visit to the Wauneta Attendance Center’s new concession area. The new refreshment shop, located in the school’s recently designed commons area,...
  • Wauneta community raises money for Senior Center challenge

    Local donor ups the ante as Feb. 15 deadline approaches   By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Feb. 15 deadline for making donations to the Wauneta Senior Center as part of its grant-matching challenge with the Raile Family Community Foundation ...
  • Local News Briefs

    School board meeting moved up to Feb. 9 If you were planning to attend next week’s Wauneta-Palisade School Board meeting you can scratch that off your “to-do list.” Due to the girls subdistrict basketball tournament slated for next Monday at the s...
  • NRD board feels land purchase a win-win situation

    More details outlined during URNRD’s Feb. 1 meeting   • Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles that will examine details of the purchase of 4,000 acres to be used for a stream augmentation project by the Upper Republican Natural...
  • Stand-by rescue services once provided by WVFD members at Enders Reservoir

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Along with a distinguished history of fighting fires and assisting at the scenes of accidents, members of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department also provided emergency medical services for their community, a respons...