SHOWING THIS WEEK AT WAUNETA'S CHATEAU THEATRE
Starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams
Show time: 7 p.m. MT nightly
Running time: 110 minutes
Admission: $5 per person
This week's movie is sponsored by Rich and Janet Keiser...
COMMUNITY INFORMATION MEETING: The Wauneta Village Board will host a community informational meeting to discuss the proposed purchase of Heritage of Wauneta. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the American Legion Hall in Wauneta beginn...
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Nebraska’s state senators return to Lincoln this week to begin the 60-day short session of the 102nd Legislature.
Senator Mark Christensen of Imperial, who represents the 44th District in southwest Nebrask...
By Carolyn Lee
The Imperial Republican
The Department of Labor (DOL) is proposing to revise the child labor regulations in the Fair Labor Standards Act, which set forth the criteria for the permissible employment of minors under the age of 18 in agr...
Housing Director Leanne Hunt accepts the new smoke-free apartment available yard sign from the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department. Leanne and her board are being recognized for their smoke free policy at the Wauneta Housing Authority.
Music students named to honor choirs, bands
Wauneta-Palisade’s Tayler Nordhausen has been picked to sing in the Doane Honor Choir, which will be held at Doane College in Crete Jan. 8-9.
The WP junior was also among five WP musicians selected for the ...
By Nelson Lampe
A summer of historic flooding along the Missouri River was voted Nebraska’s top story in 2011, according to a survey of the state’s Associated Press newspaper and broadcast members.
The Army Corps of Engineers r...
Wauneta/Palisade High School Graduate Taylor Dixon was a member of the Nebraska Cornhusker team which played in the Capitol One Bowl Game.
By The Associated Press
All Times MST
Friday, Jan. 6
Cotton Bowl, Arlington, Texas, Kansas...
The Wauneta Breeze
A hot start fueled a Lady Bronco win in Brady Thursday. The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team jumped out to a 19-3 lead en route to a 43-30 win over Anselmo-Merna at the Brady Tournament.
Brooklyn Nordhausen s...
A Capitol Commentary
By Mary Kay Quinlan
Nebraska political junkies got a new fix this week when Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson announced he would not seek re-election, setting off speculation about who the state’s Democrats might find to run for the ...
By Dr. Paul Kengor
Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at TheBlaze.com.
They say that famous people die in groups of three.
I recently heard the news of the death of Christopher Hitchens, one of the world’s best-know...
Dear Fellow Nebraskans
By Gov. Dave Heineman
The new year presents the opportunity to reflect upon the important issues that have been addressed during the past year.
In 2011, Nebraska has been able to build upon the momentum we were experiencing r...
10 years ago this week
Jan. 10, 2002
2001 brought a lot of changes including: opening of Tommy’s Sports Club by Tommy and Katie Weigel, purchased from Marlin and Norma Fortkamp. Rich Romine took over management of the Good Times Bar from Rich and Lavi...
Avery Bradney of Parks, Neb., was among the graduates who earned degrees during Chadron State College’s winter commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 16.
Bradney graduated with a Master of Education degree in school counseling.
A total of ...
This year, for the first time, Girl Scouts in the Spirit of Nebraska Council will be using a “direct sale” format for their Cookie Program. When Girl Scout Cookies go on sale Jan. 13, girls will have boxes of cookies in hand throughout the program whi...
The Chase County 4-H Market Beef Weigh-In is set for Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Imperial at Imperial Livestock Auction Market.
All Chase County 4-H and FFA members planning to exhibit market heifers or market steers in a 4-H sh...
Crop producers and agribusiness professionals will learn how to improve their profitability and manage challenging new pest issues during the 2012 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Crop Production Clinics.
The clinics will be offered at nine locat...
By Nancy Frecks
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension SW 4
Choosing healthy beverages is a great first step to an overall healthy diet. Americans are drinking more soft drinks than ever. Per capita soft-drink consumption has incre...
By Nola Straub
Life is like Arithmetic…Friends added, Enemies subtracted, Joys multiplied, and Errors divided. May the upcoming new year add new Friends and Old Friends remember you, Your Enemies be subtracted, Errors forgotten, New friends added to yo...
Robin Frid of Pilot Point, Texas, will be the 2012 featured presenter during the 20th annual Horsin’ Around conference Jan. 14-15 at the RB Warren Arena in the Animal Science Complex on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus.
Frid's niche is ...