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  • Nebraska governor plans statewide tour Tuesday

    Gov. Dave Heineman is scheduled to deliver the annual State of the State Address today (Thursday) at 10:00 a.m. CT from the West Legislative Chamber at the State Capitol in Lincoln. This is the fourth such address since the Governor took office in 2005. ...
  • County hazardous mitigation plan meeting set for Jan. 20

    Chase County is leading a planning effort to develop a “Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan” which includes the Chase County areas of Enders, Champion, Imperial, Wauneta, Chase County Schools, Wauneta-Palisade Public Schools and the Upper Repu...
  • Biggest fire in years burns hundreds of acres

           By Jan SchultzThe Imperial Republican       Many of the younger firefighters on the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department hadn’t seen a fire as big as the one last Tuesday that burned 600 acres west of Imperial. The fire, reported abo...
  • Clarification from school on this week's game

    The Garden County basketball games for this week were inadvertantly listed as away games on the school’s calendar. Please note that the games are at home in Wauneta against Garden County on Saturday evening. ...
  • Boys and girls basketball teams both rated in D-1

    The Omaha World-Herald included both the WP boys and girls in its Class D-1 top-ten basketball ratings this week. Released Tuesday, Wauneta-Palisade girls moved up from seventh to fifth. The boys, unranked before this week, hold down the number nine spot ...
  • Wrestlers dominate for DCS Invitational title

           By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   The Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers used numbers to their advantage Saturday, filling all but two weight classes to take the title of the Dundy-County Stratton Invite. The Broncos rocked an ...
  • Lady Broncos down Falcons, Roughriders after runner-up finish at Cambridge

           By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   The 9-2 Lady Bronco basketball team bounced right back after their title-game loss to host school Cambridge in tournament play last week to take big wins over Hitchcock County and Southwest. Coach Roger...
  • Junior high teams host Chase County

    The Wauneta-Palisade junior high basketball teams went 2-2 at Chase County during action last Thursday at home. The A teams both lost at the hands of the Longhorns while the B teams were victorious in their matches. In A team action against Chase County, ...
  • Injuries befall Bronco boys team during last week's 4-0 run

           By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Though the past week of play was wildly successful for the Bronco boys, head coach Dave Kuhlen said it came at a cost. “It was a rough week,” Kuhlen said of last week’s 4-0 effort from the Broncos...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Making memories for 2009

    By Nola Straub of Wauneta2009 New Year’s is over, the Bowl games are all played, it’s time to “start making memories for the year of ’09”. On the 7th of January I turned another year older (66).   I was home hatched 3 miles south of Wauneta wit...
  • First baby of 2009 born at CCCH

    The fourth daughter of Heather and Justin Schoenholz was born at Chase County Community Hospital Jan. 9, making her the first baby of the year born at that facility. Andee Mae Schoenholz made her debut at 6:40 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. and measuring 2...
  • Looking Back * January 15

    10 years ago this week Jan. 14, 1999 Work continued on the new Senior Center with volunteers Leland DeHart, Robert Hanna and Jim Crabb, and others helping at various times. Kay Lorance is the newly appointed director. She had served as director from 1993...
  • Weekly Poll Update: What you'd like to see less of in the new year

         If the results of our recent poll are to be believed, little more than a quarter of our Web readers would like to see less of 'George W. Bush and Dick Cheney' in 2009.      For a while it appeared that 'debt and the downward spiral of the eco...
  • DotPhoto link repaired

         Just a quick note to let all you DotPhoto surfers know that the link has FINALLY been repaired under the Photos section in the menu bar.      Feel free to browse our galleries of photos. And please accept our apologies for the inconvenience....
  • Calling all local bloggers for info on your Web site

        The Breeze is organizing a story about the multitude of local bloggers for an upcoming edition.    If you are a local blogger and have some insight about blogging, or have ties to the Wauneta area and blog to keep folks here in the loop, you are...
  • Dave Ja Vu: It's all good in the parent 'hood

        Back during my first stint here at the paper, I was a toddler-less being­.     In those carefree days, I didn’t have to worry about doody and owies, bedtime and nap time, Santa and the Easter Bunny, potentially-nightmare-inducing movies and ...
  • From The Stands: Pelini restoring the order

        Sports Column by Wauneta Breeze's Dave Vrbas    I remember it like it was the winter of 2004. (It was.)    Working in a pathetic little cubicle in a gigantic office building in the middle of Grand Island, I was surrounded by at least 100 peop...
  • Wrestlers ready for 2009 action

        The Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers are ready to take on the second portion of their season, with action kicking off Saturday at the Dundy County-Stratton Invitational.    Head coach Rich Wilson is excited about what’s in store for...
  • Year in Review — Progress 2008

        Business changes paved the way for progress in Wauneta in 2008, with some closed businesses reopening and one family ending their historic involvement in the Wauneta business community while another family initiated theirs.    Crossroads CBS gas...
  • Bronco girls rated seventh after Brady Tourney title win

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze    The Bronco girls earned the Omaha World-Herald’s seventh-place rating among Class D-1 girls teams after their holiday tournament play, soundly defeating previously undefeated Paxton in the first round, then winning ...