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  • Junior high girls split wins at Perkins County

        The junior high girls basketball team split wins with Perkins County last Thursday in their season opener at Madrid.    The A team was defeated by Perkins County by a score of 22-11, putting their record at 0-1.     Taylor Lee scored six poin...
  • Husker women prove hype nothing without heart

         I made Amy get out of bed a little earlier than usual on Sunday morning.     Knowing she’d be peeved and probably curse my good name to my pretty face, I threw caution to the wind and woke her anyway.      She had to see for herself wha...
  • Several WP athletes garner all-state mentions

           The Omaha World-Herald recently released the names of high school athletes named to all-state teams for volleyball and football.      Among those receiving honorable mentions for Class D1 volleyball were WP athletes Sheila Riener, Kaylee H...
  • NSAA Winter Break Moratorium

    The NSAA Winter Break Moratorium begins Dec. 24 and runs thru Dec. 28, during which no competitions, activities or practices can be held....
  • Sounds of the season

          A large crowd was on hand at the Palisade Attendance Center, as it played host to the Wauneta-Palisade holiday music program and a soup supper. Folks on hand were treated to elementary performances of holiday classics and contemporary musical s...
  • Elementary students collect for pantry

       Wauneta-Palisade elementary students collected a total of 818 pounds of food between the two attendance centers, to be donated to a local food pantry.    Going door-to-door in Wauneta and Palisade collecting the food, the effort was both a whole-el...
  • McCook Community College students team up with community leaders for service learning project

        Thirteen students in the McCook Community College’s business communications class teamed up with local foundations and non-profit organizations this semester for the first of its kind, service learning project.    According to Donna Harr, cour...
  • Palisade mother, son survive car-train accident near Trenton

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze    A car-train collision near Trenton early Saturday morning ended with an emergency flight to Kearney for a Palisade family. Shawn Flaig, a 2003 WP graduate, is now listed in stable condition at Good Samaritan Hospital ...
  • Wauneta's Santa Saturday hits this weekend

    By Tina KittThe Wauneta Breeze    Wauneta’s Santa Saturday is almost here and more great prizes keep getting added to the list of Chamber Drawing booty.    Among the latest additions: a meat package sampler from HomeTown Agency: $50 in Chamber Buc...
  • Lloyd Sinner to continue as Village Board chairperson

    By Tina KittThe Wauneta Breeze    Lloyd Sinner will continue to serve as chairperson of the Wauneta Village Board after he was unanimously re-elected by fellow board members during last week’s board reorganization.    Both Sinner and Lynn Brunkhor...
  • Book concerning hoarding of money in Palisade about more than gold in the floorboards

    By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican    A memoir written by former Palisade resident Alison (Krotter) Johnson of Maine about her parents is “way more than about gold and silver. There were so many strange family things going on.”    In “The E...
  • Old-fashioned Christmas magic

    Palisade ushered in the Christmas holiday on Saturday with their annual Old Fashioned Christmas celebration. Please enjoy a couple photos we took of the festitivities. These photos appear on the front page of our December 18 edition.        ...
  • Property tax portion of LB 701 in hands of Nebraska Supreme Court

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican    The fate of the property tax element in LB 701 now rests with the Nebraska Supreme Court.     The state’s highest court heard oral arguments on the case earlier this month.     Nebraska’s Legislature...
  • Kids can call in to Santa’s hotline ahead of Christmas

        Santa is standing by and ready to take phone calls from Wauneta’s boys and girls as he gets ready to make his rounds on Christmas Eve.    Thanks to the folks at BWTelcom, kids can call Santa at 394-HOHO (394-4646) or email him at santa@bwtelco...
  • Surround Sound system installed at Chateau

        The power of Surround Sound can now be experienced by movie goers at Wauneta’s Chateau Theatre.     Installation work was completed last week and the new digital sound system in use this past week.    Donations from BWTelcom, and the French...
  • School Christmas break begins Dec. 23

        An early dismissal on Tuesday, Dec. 23, will mark the start of a two-week-long Christmas break for students and staff at Wauneta-Palisade Schools.    Classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 6, with Monday earmarked as a teacher workday for faculty ...
  • Christmas Eve services planned at UMC

        The United Methodist Church in Wauneta and Palisade will hold Christmas Eve services on Wednesday, Dec. 24.    The Palisade UMC service will begin at 5 p.m. MT/6 p.m. CT followed by the service at the Wauneta UMC at 6:30 p.m. MT/7:30 p.m. CT. ...
  • Make sure to submit your vacation picture

        The Wauneta Breeze’s vacation issue is fast approaching with the deadline to submit your vacation picture hitting Monday, Dec. 22.    You can drop off pictures of your vacation, taken with a copy of the Breeze in tow, at the Breeze office alon...
  • Holiday schedule at Breeze office announced

        The Wauneta Breeze will print early next week ahead of Christmas, with deadlines for advertisements and news Monday morning. That is also the deadline to submit vacation photos for our upcoming vacation issue.    The Breeze office will close at ...
  • Arctic blast descends over southwest Nebraska

         Temperatures went from the high 50s Saturday to blowing snow and lows below zero Sunday as an arctic blast moved through the region. Overnight lows Sunday ranged from 5 below to 20 below zero across the area, according to the National Weather Ser...