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  • WP FFA qualifies more for state convention

    WP FFA students competed in a Career Development Event Feb. 10 at Curtis. The ag mechanics team of (front row, l to r) Daniel Christensen, Tommy Bley, Duncan Rector and Caid Doetker qualified for the state convention, as did the livestock management t...
  • Wrestlers end season at districts, Barretts finish win away from state

    Cody Barrett tries for a takedown at  the Chase County Invite. Barrett finished one win short of a trip to the state wrestling meet. (Alan Carman | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Wrestling season ended Saturday for...
  • Two more down, one to go as season winds down for Broncos

    Paul Behrends drives to the hoop during Wauneta-Palisade’s home win over Arthur County. (Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team improved its record to 13-7 with ...
  • WP heads into post season play with 13-9 record, top seed in subdistricts

    Ellie Lee turns the corner against the Arthur County defender. Lee hit two buzzer beaters and scored 13 points in the game. (Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team ...
  • RPAC Art Contest results

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The 2015-2016 Republican Plains Activity Conference Art Contest was held on January 20 in Cambridge. All 14  members of the conference took part in the contest with honors going to the best submissions from each...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week Feb. 16, 2016 2006 Homeowners in Wauneta near the Frenchman River have been frustrated for years. A significant chunk of town near the river as long been designated a ‘floodplain,” creating a financial burden for property own...
  • Rock Hall of Famers KANSAS to play Chase County Fair

    KANSAS will perform at this year’s Chase County Fair on Saturday, Aug. 20. Booking of this year’s headliners are now complete with Jake Owens at the top of the bill for the Country show Aug. 19. (Courtesy Photo)   By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Br...
  • Rock Hall of Famers KANSAS to play Chase County Fair

    KANSAS will perform at this year’s Chase County Fair on Saturday, Aug. 20. Booking of this year’s headliners are now complete with Jake Owens at the top of the bill for the Country show Aug. 19. (Courtesy Photo)   By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta ...
  • Chase County Fair lands Jake Owen for country night

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   The Chase County Fair captured another star to add to the long list of country stars who have appeared at the fair. Fair board Entertainment Chair Alex McNair announced this week that the fair has signed countr...
  • State reps attempt to clear up murky water, land issues

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Visitors from the Nebraska Department of Revenue were at the Chase County Courthouse Jan. 26 to meet with Chase County Assessor Dottie Bartels and Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr. The c...
  • Sunrise Heights benefits from long-term employees

    Long-term staff members positively impact Sunrise Heights of Wauneta. Long-term employees include from left to right Lisa Kisinger, Ray Kisinger, Pat League, Marsha Gafford, Sherilyn Kirk, Deb Andrew, Patsy McMinn, Carol Runge, Theresa Faith and Stacy T...
  • Voices ring at Sing Around Nebraska

    Ten Wauneta-Palisade students took part in Sing Around Nebraska Saturday in North Platte. The group and teacher Sara Behrends  were one of 12 schools at the event. Overall performance featuring different schools will take place at 11 different sites th...
  • Dundy County Democrats set to caucus March 5

    Dundy County Democrats will join with other Nebraska Democrats statewide in caucusing for the Democratic Party presidential nominee on Saturday, March 5. The Dundy County 2016 Caucus will be held at the Benkelman United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall...
  • Eberhardt sentenced in child porn possession case

    Charles Eberhardt, 56, of Imperial was sentenced Jan. 29 to four years and nine months in prison by United States District Judge John M. Gerrard for possession of child pornography. Eberhardt, a former Chase County dispatcher, will serve his sentence i...
  • First 2016 baby born at CCCH, has ties to Wauneta

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   Little Jayce Thomas Bialas is a long way from home, but surrounded by loved ones. He is the first baby born at Chase County Community Hospital  (CCCH) in 2016, and is the son of Tony Bialas and Rachel Wesse...
  • Wanted: Less negative presidential candidates

    By Pat Holder   The current presidential election is fraught with candidates.  Even though we have  some quite colorful characters, what the entire field have in common is ALL use negative campaign tactics. It drives me crazy when political candidate...
  • WP FFA greenhouse project needs support, nominations

    The Wauneta-Palisade FFA Chapter is conducting a fund raiser to build a greenhouse for ag, science and math education. The Monsanto Keep Rural Schools Growing grant of $10,000 is available for just such projects. Acquisition of this funding is dependen...
  • County Hospital board gives go-ahead to start building planning process

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Board members of the Chase County Community Hospital gave Administrator Steve Lewis the go-ahead to begin the planning process for a new facility. They assigned him the task during their regular meeting Jan. 28...
  • Broncos wrap up RPAC tournament, head down the stretch

    Chase Rathe (24), Caid Doetker (31), Greg Gaston (40), Tyler Davis (12) and Duncan Rector (32) apply pressure to the Maxwell ball handler. WP beat Maxwell 73-54. (DeAnn Davis | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Boys' Bas...
  • Bronco wrestlers go to back-to-back meets

    Evan Nordhausen sizes up South Loup’s Dalton Donegan, Nordhausen’s second-round opponent at the Medicine Valley Invite. (Alan Carman | Johnson Publications)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   It was another tough week for the Wauneta-Pali...