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Thursday, 11 June 2015 16:51

10 years ago this week

June 9, 2005

Southwest Public Power District in Palisade celebrated 60 years of service to southwest Nebraska.

Sinner’s Paint and Body Shop built a new storage building east of Wauneta on Highway 6.

Wauneta experienced nearly a two-hour blackout when a lightning arrestor, a devise that drains off a lightning strike, failed at 12:40 p.m.

Janae Harris was named CSO West Team MVP, scoring 11 points in the game. Cory Flaig and Brad Licht participated on the West Team.


25 years ago this week

June 7, 1990

Tornadoes left their destructive mark across the county Friday night. Damage in the immediate Wauneta area was limited.

Nina Fortkamp retired after 50 years of teaching.

Seventy-eight descendants of H.F. Haarberg held their second annual reunion Sunday, May 27 at Zion Lutheran Church in Imperial.


50 years ago this week

June 10, 1965

Woodrow Moody and Virgil Sandman were elected to the Wauneta High School board.

Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Large, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Fanning and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Large and their families hosted an Open House in honor of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Large, on their 35th anniversary at their farm home Sunday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wheeler celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 6. They had several callers during the afternoon.


75 years ago this week

June 5, 1940

The local Rebekah Lodge was host to 133 Rebekahs from over the district Tuesday at the annual meeting of the assembly. Mrs. Clara Hoff, district president, presided.

The annual “Birthday Party” for the 17th anniversary of the Wauneta Public Library will be held Saturday.

Elviro Carpenter was elected to the Wauneta Rural High School board.

Wind destroyed property on the Newt Ditton farm north of town Monday night, other property damage out the north way was reported.


100 years ago this week

June 10, 1915

Rain did considerable damage in the area. No train Friday and Saturday due to a washout two miles west of Palisade. Mail was carried on Saturday from Palisade to Imperial by motor cars.

Henry Ford says that he will make a farm tractor next year that he will sell for $250 and take the place of four horses.


125 years ago this week

June 12, 1890

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