The summer reading program is off to a great start at the Wauneta Public Library, with the first Wednesday morning session held last week. Above, Lindsay Acton points to an area on the map where the story read by her mother Cindy Acton, at left, takes p...
Members of this year’s Wauneta-Palisade B Softball Team include, standing from left, Assistant Coach Dawnta Harchelroad, Emma Skelton, Hannah Nordhausen, Brianna Einspahr, Sydnee Harchelroad, Brooklyn Nordhausen, Tailor Lee, Cassidy Rathe and Head Coa...
Three Wauneta-Palisade basketball players were participants in the Hastings College Blue Collar Basketball Camp, which took place from May 29-31. The camp, meant to improve basketball skills and raise dedication, is led by Hastings College Men’s Baske...
Co-ed softball league action is underway Monday nights in Imperial and Wauneta
Game times in Wauneta are 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. MT., and will run through the end of July (excluding July 4). This year’s tournament is scheduled for Aug. 1-2.
June 6 sc...
In an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle with area residents, Chase County Community Hospital is sponsoring an amateur triathlon titled “CHEWs It or Lose It.”
The acronym CHEWS stands for Chase Healthcare Employee Wellness Program. While the CHEWS...
Members of the Class of 2011 were the recipients of many honors and scholarships.
Following is a list of the seniors, honors and scholarships awarded and their future plans:
Darien Nicole Adams—Board of Governors MPCC $1,000; MPCC $500; MPCC Interhigh...
Kathryn Pruter, a high school teacher at Wauneta-Palisade Schools, has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation, of Washington, D.C., in its 20th annual fellowship competition.
A total of 57 fellowships ...
My grandpa used to call me Blue Eyes. Riding with him in his Ford pickup was sometimes like trying to stay on a bronc. Especially when you’re three years old and the bumps in the country road are bigger than the size of your very shoes.
He taught me ho...
We returned to the cabin after allowing the suggested time for the bug bomb effects to air out. Oh the joys you find after something’s been closed up for the winter.
While Russ went through the checklist of getting the water turned on and headed down t...
Understanding politics and policymaking often requires reading between the lines.
Take Gov. Dave Heineman’s farewell to the 2011 Legislature.
His Excellency generally congratulated lawmakers for successfully dealing with a revenue shortfall that once ...
We want to make a shout out to Annette Long and Dwight Egle. We experienced car trouble and had to stop at Jim Long’s farm.
Annette graciously invited us into her home, on a very hot day, while we waited for Dwight to pick us up.
Dave Hamilton even pi...
10 years ago this week
June 14, 2001
Galen and Susan Todd opened a new family business, “Susie’s Creative Stitches” a home based embroidery business, in May. A 15-needle Tajima computerized machine is the key piece of equipment. The business offer...
(all times are local time)
For more information on any of these events contact your local Extension Office.
June 14—Imperial Chase County Extension Board UN-L Extension Office in Chase County 5:30 p.m. MT.
June 15— Trenton Hitchcock County Exte...
The Chase County Historical Society will host a “road show” at the Chase County Museum on Sunday, June 12.
Bob Jones from Kansas will be on hand to give all interested persons a professional appraisal of their treasured belongings. Everyone is invite...
Midland University President Dr. Benjamin Sasse conferred degrees upon 250 graduates during the spring 2011 commencement ceremonies in Fremont, Nebr.
Midland welcomed U.S. Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg to the campus as the comm...
By Nola Straub
All the young folks who have just graduated will either be off to college in the fall, into the job market, military service, or summer jobs until the end of summer when they need to decide.
The summer after I graduated from W.H.S. the ch...
It is a night for guests! Bring a guest and enjoy the evening listening to the guest speaker originally from Pakistan.
Friday evening, June 17, at 6:00 p.m. MT at the Methodist Church, 500 Warren Avenue, Grant, Nebr., the Christian Women’s Club will...
Wauneta Swimming Pool opens this week
Hey kids, the pool’s open!
The Wauneta Municipal Swimming Pool opened for the season this week, with Tuesday, May 31, the first day the pool was open.
Regular pool hours will be Monday through Saturday from 1 to ...
Starring Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins and Natalie Portman
Nation pauses to remember those who answered call of duty
Across America Monday, the nation paused to pay respect to the country’s veterans in Memorial Day services, including several in southwest Nebraska. Representatives from the Wauneta American...