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  • The Winners Are... Heritage announces winners of Christmas lighting contest

    One vantage point of the Rider’s first place light display as seen on Monday night when the Heritage judged the lights in Wauneta.   By Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   With all the fantastic lights it was hard to decide who this year’s winn...
  • BRIEFS

    Remember to winterize your outside water faucets Don’t forget to winterize your outside water faucets. The Villiage of Wauneta has been called out to homes that have suffered water damage because of frozen outside faucets. It is required to have water...
  • Free Christmas Day dinner again in the works in Imperial

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   While many hope for a white Christmas, coordinators and volunteers planning the fifth annual Christmas Day dinner in Imperial are hoping for just a nice day, snow or not. During two of the last four dinners or...
  • U.S. Postal Service to delay possible closings until mid-May

    ■ Editor’s note: Among the local post offices that are under consideration for closing are in Enders and Champion. WASHINGTON (AP)—The U.S. Postal Service last week agreed to delay the closing of 252 mail processing centers and 3,700 local post off...
  • Lady Broncos post wins over South Platte, Hayes Center

    Wauneta-Palisade senior Jonee Maris scrambles on defense against South Platte in the Broncos’ 50-28 win at home.   Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Lady Broncos kicked off varsity basketball action at home Friday night with a 50-28 win over...
  • A long day on the mats at the Cambridge Invite

      Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   Wrestlers competed in Cambridge over the weekend with 17 schools participating at the invite and about 12 hours worth of hard core wrestling match-ups. HC-WP ended the day with 101 team points, which placed them ...
  • Broncos pound South Platte, fall to Hayes Center

    Bronco Hayden Pollmann, above, gets a shot off over the hands of a trio of South Platte defenders. The Wauneta-Palisade sophomore added five points to the Broncos’ 64-19 win over the Knights. Below, Jacob Maris hangs tough on defense against the Knigh...
  • Huskers will face No. 9 South Carolina in Capital One Bowl on Jan. 2

    Huskers.com New release Nebraska will make its 48th all-time bowl appearance and its second appearance in the Capital One Bowl on Jan. 2 when Nebraska takes on South Carolina at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Fla. The game against the 10-2 Game...
  • Twelve days of Christmas takes on new meaning

    Another Perspective By Lori Pankonin   I’ve never given much thought to the lyrics in the “Twelve Days of Christmas” song. Twelve drummers drumming, 11 pipers piping, 10 Lords a leaping. Does it have to make sense? I mean, look at nursery rhyme...
  • Community Shout-Out: Easter Joy

    Thank you to Senior Center crew The meal at the Senior Center Sunday was outstanding! Thanks to all who had a hand in the event. Twilla Denker & Dorothy Gauger ­— Wauneta, Neb....
  • Another skirmish in the so-called ‘War on Christmas’

    A Capitol Commentary By Charlie Litton Nebraska News Service   I’ve never waged a war, but I presume it takes reasoned strategy and careful planning. At least that seems to be a common thread in the history books I’ve read. So, you’ll pardon ...
  • Wauneta Roller Mills to be featured on NET’s ‘Nebraska Stories’

    Jim Maxfield visits with NET crew members Jerry Johnston, Erin Green and Kay Hall, who were in Wauneta earlier this week filming a segment of “Nebraska Stories” which will feature the Maxfield family and the Wauneta Roller Mills in a May 2012 broadc...
  • School board passes change to mission statement

    By Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   The change may only be one word, but that one word defines how staff members feel working towards their goals of teaching students to be better prepared for the rest of their lives. Instead of “learn the knowledge...
  • Young and old alike enjoyed Santa’s presence and his presents during Palisade’s old fashion Christmas celebration

    One little boy was determined to see if Santa was the real deal or not. No one but Santa and his elf know the his name.   Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   Saturday’s Old Fashion Christmas proved to be fun for all in Palisade. Everyone from birt...
  • BRIEFS: Vacation issue, Santa Saturday photos

    Submit those photos for the vacation issue It’s time once again for the staff at the Wauneta Breeze to compile their “vacation issue” featuring photos of our Breeze readers on vacation with a copy of their hometown newspaper in tow. The deadline t...
  • Bronco boys down Cambridge, edge Wallace in overtime

    Logan Bischoff goes up strong with the ball to knock another bucket against Cambridge last week. The Bronco junior led the team in scoring with 22 points as they defeated the Trojans 55-45.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisa...
  • Lady Broncos edged by Trojans, trounce Wallace

    Sheyla Christner, above, goes up against a trio of Cambridge defenders as she tries to score a bucket in the final seconds of the game. While that shot didn’t fall for the Bronco senior, she did knock down 13 points to lead her squad as they were edge...
  • Wauneta-Palisade junior high basketball

    Members of the 2011-12 Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team include, front row from left, Miranda Behrends, Kendra Carl, CeAnna Jahn, Maycee Hicks and Kaylee Manley. At back, Coach Dawn Doetker, Tryssta Duvel, Kacie Arenz, Taylor Todd, Melany Morales,...
  • K-12 Christmas Concert a smashing success in Palisade

    Elementary students raise their hands, above, following the choreography of instructor Sara Behrends during the Wauneta-Palisade Christmas Concert held last week in Palisade. Below, high school choir students look on as their music instructor Aaron B...
  • Wrestlers top Hyannis at NPSP duals

    By Amy Straub The Wauneta Breeze   The Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisasde wrestlers took home one win, one tie and three losses at the North Platte St. Pats duals held Dec. 9. HC/WP team-by-team results from the duals are as follows: Southwest 61 vs...