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Wednesday, 14 November 2012 21:34

10 years ago this week

Nov. 14, 2002

The senior center expansion got underway last Tuesday as crews began replacing the flooring in the former hardware store.

Darlene Haarberg and Kenny and Mary Munson took rolls to have breakfast with Elwyn and Viola Krausnick Saturday on their 64th anniversary. That evening Janet and Dennis Egle, Fred and Betty Krausnick, Kenneth Krausnick and Denise Parrow took in supper, then spent the evening playing cards.

Ken and Cleo Denker went to Hastings last Monday to see Beau Yoder’s Doane College football game that night.

Diana Ham and Joan Burks of Lexington went to Lincoln over the weekend where they met Diana’s daughter, Jeri League of Scottsdale, Ariz., and attended the Nebraska game.

Knotty and Beryl Knotwell went to D’s Place in McCook Sunday to attend the 227th birthday of the founding of the Marine Corp where nearly 60 attended the buffet supper and social time to observe the occasion.

Edith and Reinhold Gloy went to Grant Friday to visit Vic and Hulda Pankonin who had observed their 60th anniversary the day before on the 7th and with their daughter Katie Fattig.

Richard Christensen of Gaithersburg, Md., and friend, Howard McNiff of Cook, Neb., spent Thursday to Sunday with Edna Christensen. Jim and Bev Oliver visited Saturday evening.

No precip. High for the week: 73° on Nov. 7; low: 9° on Nov. 8.

25 years ago this week

November 12, 1987

Lincoln Bound — For the second time in four years the Wauneta Broncos will travel to Lincoln to play in the Class D-1 state volleyball tournament. At the number five seed (18-3 record) they will play Wausa (17-2).

The Wauneta Breeze held an open house Friday to recognize the centennial of the Breeze. During the open house Breeze Editor Russ Pankonin explained the different phases of the newspaper production process to those attending.

Lavern Bley and three friends of Yukon, Okla., came Friday to do some pheasant hunting and spend the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Bley.

Gary Gustafson and Kyle of Woodland Park, Colo., spent the weekend visiting and hunting with the Jim McKinney family.

Joan Maddux and Mary Ann Madden attended a Girl Scout Learning Fair at the McCook college Saturday.

Dennis Graves of Salem, Ore., spent Monday and Tuesday with his aunt, Anna Mae Wach.

Dean, Diane and Darci Widger of Littleton, Colo., Dan Widger and two friends at Concordia College at Seward and Dora Denker of Wauneta spent the weekend with Jim and DeLores Taylor.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Vapenik had their four children and spouses and 10 grandchildren home Saturday and they went to Imperial to have a family picture taken, especially for the 35th anniversary of Ed and Anna Belle will be celebrating soon.

Precip for the week: .87 of an inch; for 1987: 17.46 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.30/bu.; corn-1.55/bu.; milo-2.20/cwt; soybeans-4.85/bu.

50 years ago this week

Nov. 15, 1962

The Wauneta Jaycees hosted their annual Settlers Banquet at the Masonic Hall with an estimated 50 senior citizens attending.

To celebrate the birthday of Fred Nordhausen and the 24th anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Elwyn Krausnick, a dinner was held in the Fred Nordhausen home Friday evening. Others attending beside the honored guests were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Haarberg, Mrs. Sophia Nordhausen, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Nordhausen and Donna, E. D. Denker and Mr. and Mrs. Dick Nordhausen.

Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Garey of Edison were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hanna and family. While here they showed pictures and told of their trip around the world Sunday night at the Methodist Church.

Mrs. Emma Steinbeck went to Englewood, Calif., last week and will spend the winter with her sister, Mrs. Roy Cline.

Mrs. Francis Smith came out from Omaha last week and spent the week hunting pheasants getting plenty of birds as she always does. She was a houseguest of the Willis Hartzers.

Ann Hoff entertained the senior girls at a chili supper Friday night at her home, honoring Susan Hollinger on her birthday.

75 years ago this week

November 17, 1937

Approximately 225 parents and friends attended the Wauneta Public School’s open house last Wednesday.

The 7th annual Turkey Day will be held in Wauneta Tuesday, Nov. 23 at the football field with 35 turkeys to be given away. All you have to do is catch the bird.

Rev. and Mrs. J. J. Christner left Monday for Kampsville, Ill., to visit their daughter, Blanche, for a few weeks before going south for the winter.

J. H. Gibson of Issaquah, Wash., is spending a few days at the homes of Mrs. Mary Gibson and Mrs. Elmer Kanost. He is a brother-in-law of Mrs. Gibson.

Miss Anna Sanstead is spending a few days in Lincoln, Mrs. W. L. Walling is staying with Mrs. Grace Metcalf during her absence.

Local Markets: eggs-.20-.21; cream-.35; corn-.53-.55; wheat-.75; turkeys-.15; springs-.14; hens-.13.

100 years ago this week

November 14, 1912

No school in the Hartzer district Friday. The teacher went to a sale.

Found: A very large chew of gum sticking on the window casing in the young ladies Sunday School class at Mt. Zion Sunday a.m. Owner may have same by calling for it and proving property.

Good has a car of fine apples on the track.

Mrs. C. E. Harte helped Mrs. Art Nesmith paper her sitting room Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Laurence and Beulah Hann were at McCook last Thursday night to see the “Shepherd of the Hill” play.

It was 70 in the shade Sunday afternoon. How’s that for Nov.?