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  • 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...
  • ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE: Helplessly locked in a little room

    It was an eventful morning with the grandchildren. I had arrived the prior evening so that their parents could go to a holiday event. We pretended to go camping and finally crashed for the night in our basement campsite. Morning started right off with sp...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Local elected officials shouldn’t hold their breath for state aid

    Lawmakers dealing with the state’s approximately $1 billion budget shortage during the 2011 session of the Legislature face a tough situation. Don’t bleed for them. In the first place, they asked you for the job. In the second place, chances are yo...
  • Construction underway for new Joint Force Headquarters

    Dear Fellow Nebraskans By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   This is an exciting time for our Nebraska National Guard and our state emergency management community. This past March the State of Nebraska broke ground on a new Joint Force Headquarters b...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Jan. 11, 2001 Pat Madden resigned as Village Utilities Superintendent due to health complications resulting from the Oct. 14, 1998, cave-in accident. He has been employed by the village the past 17 years, 10 and a half as utiliti...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Celebrate the new year. . .

    By Nola Straub Bev’s Cowboy Caviar Bev Taylor, Casper, Wyo. 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 1/2 tsp. tabasco 1 clove garlic, minced 1 1/2 tsp. oil Pinch pepper  Mix dressing together in a jar. 1 can drained black beans 1 can drained corn or froze...
  • Births recorded in 2010

    Josh and Krystle Friesen of Wallace, Neb., a daughter, Lydia Elaine, born Dec. 29, 2009 Shad and Megan Lantis of Hershey, Neb., a daughter, Macradee Mae, born Dec. 30, 2009 Jon and Julie Sparrow of Pender, Neb., a daughter, Violet Addison, born Jan. 25,...
  • Deaths recorded in 2010

    Glenn Wheeler, 37, Portland, Ore., Feb. 5, 1988 Ethel Kitt, 81, El Cajon, Calif., Oct. 28, 2009 Frieda Wheeler, 89, Louisville, Ky., Dec. 21, 2009 Cloyd Kitt, 86, El Cajon, Calif., Dec. 23, 2009 Francis Fekkers, 82, Wauneta, Neb., Dec. 29, 2009 Rita ...
  • Wauneta Public library is the recipient of several new books

    The Wauneta Public Library received many new and memorial books the past year. A large number of assorted books from Sharyle MacLeod for our readers was received, also a number of books were donated by Terry Engell and several Christian books were given ...