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  • USDA announces Disaster Assistance sign up for 2010 crop losses

    Chase County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Teri Moss today announced that the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program enrollment for 2010 crop year losses began Nov. 14, 2011. “Producers across the state experienced ...
  • PSC seeks applications for E911 Wireless Advisory Board

    The Nebraska Public Service Commission is accepting applications for representatives of the public and wireless telecommunications industry to fill vacancies on the Nebraska Wireless E911 Advisory Board. Advisory board members serve three-year terms and ...
  • Pro Farmer Profit Briefing event in Holyoke Tuesday

    A one-day profit-briefing conference by the Professional Farmers of America is being brought to Holyoke, Colo., Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Phillips County Event Center. Pro Farmer editors and industry experts will share what lies ahead fo...
  • A holly, jolly Christmas celebration at CWC Dec. 17

    Have a holly, jolly Christmas with the Christian Women’s Club on Saturday, Dec. 17. The jolly fun will begin at 10:00 a.m. CT at the Wallace Community Hall. The $5.00 ticket at the door will include all entertainment and the continental breakfast. Spe...
  • Kari Cole, Cody Noble

    Kari Marie Cole and Cody James Noble exchanged wedding vows on Sept. 10, 2011, at Slattery Vintage Estates Vineyard in Nehawka, Neb. The bride is the daughter of Jean Cole of Funk, Neb., and the late Richard Cole. The groom is the son of Steve and Nancy ...
  • Terrific! Kudos to WP One-Act team

    Community Shout-Out Thank you, Wauneta-Palisade High School, for the tremendous one act play performance at the District Contest. You were absolutely terrific! Thank you, Mrs. Noler, for your wonderful choice of play and outstanding casting. We apprecia...
  • WP among schools commended for high graduation rate

    The United States has adopted a uniform system of measuring high school graduation rates, referred to as the “Cohort Four-Year Graduation Rate.” A cohort is a group of students that share the same expected graduation year. This date is assigned to a s...
  • Local news best when handled locally

    People who follow the news and public policy-making got a big surprise this week with the announcement that Omaha’s most famous businessman, Warren Buffett, was buying the Omaha World-Herald. It was a move widely praised because it keeps Nebraska’s l...
  • Lunar eclipse will prove elusive for southwest Nebraska

    The big astronomical news this week is the total lunar eclipse which will occur on Saturday, Dec. 10. A total lunar eclipse occurs when Earth’s shadow crosses the face of the moon. Such events only happen when the moon is full. That is the good news, ...
  • Children benefit from kinship care

    We believe children ‘grow’ best in their own homes, but we also know that sometimes law enforcement must remove children from their home to keep them safe from abuse or neglect. These children are placed in the custody of the Nebraska Department of H...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Dec. 2, 3, 4 - Jack and Jill

    Showing this week at Wauneta's Chateau Theatre   Adam Sandler as 'Jack and Jill'         Starring Adam Sandler in the title rolls, Katie Holmes and Al Pacino   Rated PG   Showtime at 7 p.m. MT   Admission: $5 per person   Running ...
  • Wauneta Chamber plans for Santa Saturday falling into place

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   With Santa Saturday hitting earlier than ever, now is the time to get your name included for Santa Saturday drawing prizes. On Saturday, Dec. 10, a free matinee movie will be shown at the Chateau Theatre for the youn...
  • Village agrees to purchase Heritage for $75,000

    Steps are in motion which will allow the Village of Wauneta to access $640,000 in USDA Rural Economic Development grant/loan funds to purchase, upgrade and secure needed bed licenses for Heritage of Wauneta, allowing the facility to maintain operation...
  • WP one-act takes second at RPAC ahead of districts

    “The Penny Dreadfuls cast takes a bow after their Dessert Theatre performance in early November. The team recently took second place in the west division at the RPAC conference contest and this week competes at the D2-5 district finals in Wauneta fo...
  • Two WP youngsters perform as part of All-State Children’s Choir

    Shayner Buker, left, and Dalton Harchelroad, right, took part in the first All-State Children’s Choir in Lincoln Nov. 17, performing in celebration of the Nebraska Music Educators Association’s 75th anniversary at the Lied Center for the Performing ...
  • New teachers on staff at WP

    By Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   There are four new faces among the faculty members at Wauneta-Palisade Schools for the 2011-12 school year — Justin Bernhardt, Patti Holmberg, Betsy Johanson and Janessa Wood. This week Breeze readers will have a...
  • THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Giving Tree; Craft Fairs; Blood Drive; Christmas Concerts

    Angel Giving Tree to help brighten Christmas The Angel Giving Tree is coming soon to Wauneta and Palisade! A tree will be available at the Valley Bank and Trust in Wauneta and at a location in Palisade at the Pioneer Community Farmers Credit Union. Eac...
  • Two big holiday events on tap in Chase County this weekend

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Two of Chase County’s biggest holiday events each year arrive this weekend when the FFVF Christmas House on Dec. 3 and Champion’s Vision of Trees event, Dec. 3-4, are held. Both are major fundraisers for t...
  • Bronco boys new hoops season

    2011-12 Wauneta-Palisade Broncos boys basketball team: Front row from left, Jacob Maris, Weylin Davis, Landon Jutten, Reese West and Lorenzo Cavanaugh. Back row from left, Coach Dave Kuhlen, Wes Anderjaska, Jack McGraw, Hayden Pollmann, Logan Bischoff, ...
  • WP girls basketball team returns 5 letter winners

    2011-12 Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team: At front, Jonee Maris, left, and Sheyla Christner, right. Second row, from left, Emma Skelton, Abbie Fanning, Sydnee Harchelroad and Leiauna Alberts. Back row, from left, Brianna Einspahr, Hannah Nordhaus...