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  • Wheat harvest finishes up in Wauneta

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   After a sluggish start, which was slowed by higher-than-normal moisture levels in the area, the 2011 wheat harvest has wrapped up at Frenchman Valley Co-op in Wauneta. According to Wauneta’s FVC Branch Manager Mo...
  • Sports Lineup

    Co-ed softball season is over The co-ed softball season wrapped up earlier this week. See next week’s issue of The Breeze to find out how the teams did.   New fair event this year is ranch rodeo New at the Chase County Fair this year will be a Ranc...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Congressman Terry off base on assertions about impact of pipeline

    Don’t get excited about the House of Representatives approving legislation involving the Keystone XL oil pipeline that would pass through Nebraska, including portions of the Sand Hills and the Ogallala Aquifer. Sponsored by Republican Rep. Lee Terry of...
  • DEAR FELLOW NEBRASKANS: It’s Independent College Week in Nebraska

    By Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman   Nebraska’s Independent Colleges are an important part of the overall success of our state. Recently, I joined education leaders for an event in Seward to celebrate the kick-off of Nebraska Independent College Wee...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Aug. 9, 2001 The ballpark renovation project surpassed its goal of $10,000 by $98.05. Projects include installation of underground sprinklers, sodding the field and installing a chain link fence. The Edna Christensen family was t...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Summer time meals. . .

    By Nola Straub I always loved the evening meals when dad, (Charles Orley Troxel) came in from the field. If the meal was not ready he sat at the piano playing by ear and singing at the top of his voice the songs from his childhood. I always thought that ...
  • Landowners may call for CRP incentives

    Landowners in the Southwest Focus on Pheasants Area who were accepted in the last Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) sign-up should contact the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission or Pheasants Forever for their sign-up incentives. Those landowners should ...
  • Range Meeting to explore Impact of Past Management on Present Conditions

    Would you like to improve your grazing lands through range management and application of ecologically sound principles? Do you have an interest in the history of land management and resource conservation? Then join the Nebraska Section - Society for Rang...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: July 29, 30 and 31

      'Cars 2' Featuring the voices of Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy and Tony Shalhoub Rated G 112 Minutes Showtimes: Friday - 1 p.m., Saturday - 8 p.m., Sunday 7 p.m....
  • Harvest Fest hits this week in Wauneta

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze Clear your schedule and call your friends because Wauneta’s summer celebration is finally here. This year’s festival is packed with as many fun activities as ever before, and it all kicks off tonight (Thursday) w...
  • WVFD purchases new rescue tools

    Members of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department showcased their new life-saving equipment before this Monday’s regular monthly meeting. Firemen pictured above include, kneeling from left, Dan Rigel, Ryan Starnes and Tanner Bardsley. Standing from l...
  • Local News Briefs

    Another hot weekend forecasted with Harvest Fest here Don’t forget to put on some sunscreen when you head out the door to one of the many Harvest Fest events this weekend. Meteorologists are predicting hot weather. A high of 92° on Friday will feel ...
  • Group of locals visits Nepal on mission trip

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Some local folks got to experience a once in a lifetime mission trip to the other side of the world recently, when they visited the country of Nepal. Among those who made the trek were Beverly and Duane Dinnel, of ...
  • Denkers win Yard of the Month

    Yard of the Month honors, as awarded by the Wauneta Chamber of Commerce, goes to Lee and Karen Denker for the month of July. An assortment of annuals and a well-kept lawn are just a couple of the highlights of the Denker yard. (Josh Sumner | The Wauneta...
  • Chase County Fair’s ‘Buy in July’ promo ends this week

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Chase County Fair-goers have just a few more days to take advantage of the “Buy in July” promotion for the fair’s Friday and Saturday night grandstand music shows, Aug. 19-20, in Imperial. The promotion i...
  • Broncos make progress at football camp

    WP Football Coach Justin Bernhardt, above at far right, talks strategy with Cody Hicks, Kaleb Straub and John Christner during this week’s Bronco Football Camp. (Wauneta Breeze Photos | Josh Sumner)   Weylin Davis tries to elude Bo Fanning during...
  • Co-ed softball season nearing a close

    Co-ed softball teams played their final regular season games earlier this week. Members of Team Fanning include, at front from left, Tyler Riener, Shane Lawless and Cody Fanning. At back from left, Whitney Wilson, Blair Dixon, Hillary Wilson and Kaylee ...
  • Sports Lineup

    Co-ed softball league now wrapping up in Imperial and Wauneta The co-ed softball season is about to wind down. This year, 12 coed teams are competing in the league. The end-of-the-season league tournament will be played Aug. 1-3 in Imperial and Wauneta. ...
  • Sports big part of Harvest Fest

    Participants, athletes and just general spectators should have plenty to look forward to at this year’s Harvest Fest. A plethora of activities and events dot the landscape of this weekend’s celebration. It all starts on Friday at the Pool Olympics, w...
  • Second “Heaven” book coming out, movie deal progressing

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   “Heaven is for Real,” the best seller written by Todd Burpo of Imperial with Lynn Vincent, has been on the New York Times Bestseller List in the paperback non-fiction cate­gory for 35 weeks. As a matter of...