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  • Make something new out of something old

    By Landen Lawless WP Journalism Staff   The Wauneta-Palisade high school art classes have been working on recycling old books that no one uses anymore and turning them into something new. The art teacher supplied books or you could bring your own. T...
  • EDITORIAL: Politicization of Arizona tragedy, other issues must end

    If you watched cable news for more than 10 minutes this weekend, you were bound to have caught wind of the repulsing, inhumane story about a gunman killing six people and wounding 14 others in a Tucson, Ariz., shooting spree. If you watched cable news fo...
  • ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE: Did I really have 10-year-old spices?

    A clutter-free life. What a dream! When looking back over columns, I’ve lost count how many times I thought I had taken a big turn in my life to be organized. Ha. If that’s the case, then why do I have drawers, closets and a large store room full of...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Politicians say the darndest things

    Listen to enough state senators this time of year and you might feel like you’re back at grandma’s house for Thanksgiving when the old girl calls everyone for dinner. “Everything’s on the table!” How many times have you read or heard that one ...
  • Nebraska recognized for workplace wellness

    Dear Fellow Nebraskans By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   We have good news to share about the state’s wellness program. This year, the State of Nebraska will receive the Well Workplace Award presented by the Wellness Council of America for its w...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Jan. 18, 2001 Dale Bischoff opted not to seek reelection after serving eight years on the Board of Chase County Commissioners. Joe Johnston was the newly elected District I Commissioner. Progress 2000—Southwestern Veterinary Se...
  • College Notes

    Tori Adams Tori Adams of Palisade was among the Mid-Plains Community College students (all campus locations) who maintain an overall 3.5-3.89 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average (GPA), which qualifies them for the Dean’s List for the Fall 2010 Term. ...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: The New Year ­— What will it hold?

    By Nola Straub For us in Wauneta it will hold what we make of the circumstances we have. We each manage with our jobs and the means we have. If we do not… soon we are in debt to our gills and doomed. 2011 will be as good as you make it. Positive though...
  • CWC to meet Saturday, Jan. 22

    The Christian Women’s Club’s upcoming event, “It’s in the Bag,” will be held Saturday, Jan. 22 rather than on Jan. 15. The publicity information was in error. Please take note of the change in the day of the meeting. The event will be held at t...
  • Celebrates first Birthday

    Lydia Elaine Friesen celebrated her first birthday on Dec. 29, 2010. Her parents hosted a party for family and friends. Lydia is the daughter of Josh and Krystle Friesen of Wallace. Her grandparents are Wayne and Noreen Christner of Wauneta and Vern and ...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Jan. 7, 8 and 9

    Showing at the Chateau Theatre Jan. 7, 8 and 9   'Tron Legacy' Starring Garrett Hedlund, Jeff Bridges and Bruce Boxleitner Rated PG Running time: 125 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Wauneta-Palisade FFA ...
  • Year in Review — Progress 2010

    Significant upgrades have been made at the WP Schools’ Wauneta Attendance Center, above, and the Palisade Attendance Center over the past year. School board members are hopeful that the projects will be completed in early 2011. (Josh Sumner | The Wa...
  • Local News Briefs

    2010 ends with frigid wintery blast The final week of 2010 saw temperature extremes ranging from daytime highs in the 50s to overnight lows below zero as the year drew to a close. A blast of arctic air descended over the central U.S. in time for the new ...
  • Expectations for 2011’s legislative session

    44th District State Senator Mark Christensen begins second term in 0 By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Wednesday marked the first day of the 90-day session of the 102nd Nebraska Legislature. It also marked the beginning of a new four-year te...
  • Late 1940s, early 1950s bring equipment upgrades to W.V.F.D.

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   A new fire engine, new water and sewer infrastructure projects plus the recent acquisition of the local electrical company helped the small town of Wauneta transition into the 1950s in top form. Electrical service ...
  • Broncos win Cambridge Tourney

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team wrapped up the holiday tournament season by winning the Cambridge Tournament championship in convincing fashion, as they took out Southern Valley (4-6) 59-36 in the title ga...
  • WP girls team wins consolation in Cambridge

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade Lady Broncos (5-5) capped off a successful holiday tournament run by winning the Cambridge Tournament consolation game 59-54 in an overtime thriller over Cambridge (3-5) on Tuesday night. In wh...
  • Sports Lineup

    Junior high basketball today (Thursday) Come watch future Bronco varsity stars take on cross-county rival Chase County in roundball action. The home games tip off at 1 p.m. MT/2 p.m. CT., and will be played at the Palisade gymnasium.   Friday, Jan. 7 ...
  • Bronco girls, boys sweep Brady Tournament

    The Wauneta-Palisade Lady Broncos gather for a picture after winning the 2010 Brady Tournament championship. WP knocked off Paxton by 12 points for an opening round win on Monday, Dec. 27 before defeating tournament host Brady by 11 the following day. P...
  • Inaugural Chili Cook-Off plaques presented by Chamber

    Wauneta Chamber of Commerce member Brenda Anderson, at far right, presents the newly engraved Chili Cook-Off Contest traveling award plaques to the inaugural winners of the new Chamber-sponsored contest, Dave and Kathy Kerchal. The Kerchals got the winn...