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  • Fundraising committee hopes to make a splash for Palisade’s pool

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze Kari Klumpe sees Palisade’s swimming pool from two very different standpoints.As a mother of two young children and a third on the way, she sees it as a vital source of summer entertainment for her kids and their buddies...
  • Fundraising committee hopes to make a splash for Palisade’s pool

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Kari Klumpe sees Palisade’s swimming pool from two very different standpoints. As a mother of two young children and a third on the way, she sees it as a vital source of summer entertainment for her kids and their bud...
  • Services may be cut at Enders Lake SRA

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Unbeknownst to many, the level  of services at three local state recreation areas (SRA) could be reduced significantly after the July 4th holiday this summer.  If the Game & Parks Commission (GPC) doesn...
  • Dave Ja Vu: And now, for this commercial break

    I don’t watch commercials. Yep, that statement looks preposterous on paper and sounds a tad pretentious and a smidgen hoity-toity when read aloud, but it’s true.  I personally believe, with every fiber from both my being and a bowl of Grape Nuts, ...
  • Sign-up begins county-wide next week for CodeRED warning system

    By Jan Schultz and Tina Kitt Johnson Publications   Chase County residents now have a new level of protection, warning them ahead of time of natural disasters and other emergencies. Plans are being finalized this week for the new CodeRED emergency ...
  • ‘Sing Me a Story’ coming to Palisade next week

    The Palisade Library and Friends will team up with the Nebraska Humanities Council once again to bring a unique slice of culture and entertainment to southwest Nebraska. NHC speaker Pat Boilesen, will offer “Sing Me  a Story: The Ballad of Yesterday ...
  • Kindergarten Roundup planned April 24 at WP

    It’s Kindergarten Roundup time once again. This year’s roundup for youngsters who will be starting kindergarten this fall at Wauneta-Palisade is planned for Friday, April 24 in Wauneta. Kindergarten Roundup activities are scheduled to begin at 8:30 a....
  • SWPPD pays $58,552 to local communities

    This week Hamlet, Palisade, Culbertson, Hayes Center and Haigler received “in-lieu of tax” payments from Southwest Public Power District totalling $58,552. The customers in these communities are directly served by SWPPD. The in-lieu-of payments are 5 ...
  • Writer seeking info on school mascots in Nebraska

    Does anyone out there remember how the Wauneta Broncos, the Palisade Panthers or any other Nebraska high school mascots got their names? If so, please get ahold of us at the Breeze office and pass along the details. Liz Fortina of Omaha is writing a book ...
  • Local news the staple of your community newspaper

    For the past 18 months or so, there’s been a bloodbath going on in the newspaper industry. Blind-sided by a worsening economy, stalwarts in the industry, such as they 150-year-old Rocky Mountain News, have closed their doors. Major newspapers across t...
  • Christensen optimistic extension on invasive species control, funding will pass

    Telephone conference report to Palisade, Imperial and Grant on Tuesday, April 14   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Last week, 35 Nebraska senators gave their approval to move LB 98, a bill extending funding for invasive species cont...
  • Capitol View: A smile is worth a million words

    A good smile is a boon to a politician. When a politician can flash a good smile that is also, and obviously, real, it is an even bigger boon.     Gov. Dave Heineman was flashing his orthodonture in the Capitol after a recent news conference, with a re...
  • Nebraska Range Youth Camp

    The 46th Annual Nebraska Range Youth Camp is scheduled for June 8 thru June 12, 2009, at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp, located in the Nebraska National Forest near Halsey, Nebraska.   The Camp is intended to be a blend of educational and recreational ac...
  • Nebraska can avoid glyphosate resistance

    Glyphosate resistance presents serious weed control challenges in some areas, but careful use of this herbicide can prevent similar challenges in Nebraska, said Lowell Sandell University of Nebraska–Lincoln extension educator. Sandell, whose focus is we...
  • West Central Water Laboratory offers weather data

    Two weather stations located at the new West Central Water Resources Field Laboratory gather a wealth of climate data that are available to subscribers and others with particular requests, said Natalie Umphlett, Service Climatologist at the University of ...
  • Progressive Agriculture Safety Day planned June 13 in Imperial

    After waiting for two years to be selected, the Chase County All-Stars 4-H Club will bring the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day to Imperial on June 13, 2009.  Chris Tomky, coordinator for the event, said the 4-H club has awaited their selection for a...
  • Phragmites added to noxious weed list

    Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director, Greg Ibach announced the statewide designation of non-native phragmites as a noxious weed April 15, 2008. The statewide designation, which took effect immediately, is an expansion of a temporary designat...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Salads for all occasions

    By Nola Straub of Wauneta Orange Sherbet Salad                                               Darleen Lines 1 6-oz. pkg. orange gelatin                              2 c. boiling water 1 pint orange sherbet        ...
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