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Wednesday, 19 June 2013 18:59

10 years ago this week

June 19, 2003

The Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department is exploring options of expanding the present fire hall or perhaps constructing a new building because of the need for more space.

Glenda Bartels spent the weekend with Gus and Margie Bartels. Joining them for Father’s Day dinner and on the 88th birthday of Gus were the Stuart Bartels family and Elsie Becker.

Wilva Harchelroad, Delpha Nordhausen and Lucille McBride attended the “Hymn Sing” at the Church of Christ in Palisade’s Pioneer Days.

Lloyd and Durenda Bley attended the celebration at the Faith Church in Mitchell, S.D., over the weekend for Pastor Lyle Howard honoring his 50 years at that church. He was Lloyd and Christopher’s pastor when they attended school there.

Rhonda, Lynn and Raelyn Brunkhorst, Rich and Janet Keiser, Brennan and Aaron, Kiane Alberts and Leona Paustian spent Sunday with Joyce and Emerson Schwenk observing Father’s Day, Emerson’s Friday birthday and the Schwenk’s 54th anniversary.

Ane and Tami Sandman of Texas have been visiting in the Kirk and Cindy Sandman home and with the Derek Sandman family. Their friend, Kara, joined them for a few days.

Paul and Jan Liebig of Kearney spent Saturday and Sunday with Dan and Joanne Liebig. They observed their parents’ anniversary Saturday and also Father’s Day.

Precip for the week: .23 of an inch. High for the week: 89° on June 11; low: 51° on June 13 and 15.

25 years ago this week

June 16, 1988

The Chateau Theatre will reopen later this month after being closed the past year due to continuing deficits.

Ray Hromas was elected Village chairman at the reorganizational meeting. New board members Gary DeWester and Rodney Einspahr join Connie Maxfield and Dallis Breese. Ed Arenz and Dale Wicke did not seek reelection.

Four Boy Scouts received awards at the Court of Honor held Sunday at the Wauneta Park. Scoutmaster Ardell Enterline presented awards to Scott Todd, Matt Rockwell, Phillip Enterline and Jimmy Enterline.

Jodi Smith, Renea Haarberg and Brian Majors were among 190 students from 29 Nebraska and Kansas schools participating in the Crackerjack Program at the McCook Community College.

Kirsten Nordhausen and Janel Applegarth took their grandmothers, Ora Nordhausen and June Cox, out to eat Friday noon for their birthdays.

Lutheran youth from area churches visited Mt. Rushmore, the Black Hills and the Passion Play in South Dakota. Attending from Redeemer: Kelly Brunkhorst, Shannon and Shaun O’Neil, Melanie Roschewski and Chelsea Haarberg; from St. Paul: Renelle Christner, Taya Gockley, Kirsten Nordhausen and Julie Jessee; from Zion: Theresa Haarberg. Sponsors were Rev. Jim Lucas, Annie Pursley and Iva Fritz.

Wauneta Country Club hosted an outing Sunday with 14 couples enjoying a round of golf. Harold and Jan Nordhausen were the winners.

Eleven rigs of the Over-the Hill Campers breakfasted in Ogallala and went on to tour Halsey State Park Monday to Thursday. Wauneta campers included Ruth and Gene Justice, Harlan and Alice Stock and Eunice and Virgil Bodeman.

Precip for the week: .41 of an inch; for 1988: 9.31 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-3.30/bu.; corn-2.37/bu.; milo-3.50/cwt; soybeans-8.05/bu.

50 years ago this week

June 20, 1963

Postmaster Russell Polly announced Wauneta’s new zip code, 69045.

Lt. and Mrs. Frank Crapson and daughter of Weatherford, Okla., Mrs. Ed Fanning and Jim Crapson were Friday dinner and afternoon guests in the Roy Crapson home at North Platte.

The Webelos Cubs and their leader, Duane Burham, were Saturday night guests of Scout troop 98 at their camp east of town. They cooked supper, spent the night and had breakfast. Members of the group were Rex Walgren, Ricky Heldenbrand, Lynn Salyer, Doug Brown, Karl Hoff and Steven Burham.

Miss Emma Haarberg, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Nordhausen, Mrs. Sophia Nordhausen, Mrs. Loyd Christner and René visited Sunday evening with Mrs. Minnie Denker and Ivan.

Thursday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Tatum were Mr. and Mrs. Don Kanost and children of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Vella Walgren.

75 years ago this week

June 22, 1938

Mesdames Omar Kitt, Roy Polly, Arnold Cowles, and Delbert Thompson will be hostesses at the Library Saturday and will serve a 10¢ lunch. Last Saturday nearly 80 persons were served.

Marvin Athey returned home Monday from Lincoln where he was a member of Boy’s State at the University.

The Boy Scouts went on a hike Friday night to the Harvey ranch where they cooked supper and played games.

Mrs. Eleanor Frasier and Bud attended a Frasier reunion in Ogallala Sunday.

Miss Esther Lee of Hastings was a weekend guest of parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lee.

Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Bradley and sons spent Sunday in Palisade.

Local Markets: wheat-.65; corn-.48-.50; cream-.19; eggs-.14; hens-.11.

100 years ago this week

June 19, 1913

There was a large crowd at the ice cream social at E. Krausnick’s Friday night. Almost nineteen dollars was cleared. Everyone had a good time and the night was fine. The Mt. Zion boys played a game of ball Saturday afternoon with the Ridge team. They went home with the low score.

Victor Ady reports new potatoes from his garden this week.

Mrs. Lizzie Fanning returned from her trip to Kans. and eastern Nebr. Thursday.

E. G. Pribbeno and family were Sunday visitors at Mrs. A. Person’s.