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Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Thursday, 03 March 2016 15:53

10 years ago this week

March 2, 2006

A decade has passed since Looney Tunes Kids’ Club in Wauneta began encouraging area youngsters to start saving their money.

Kids who were club members that first year are now graduating from college and a new crop of youngsters are enjoying games, treats and prizes as the tradition continues at Valley Bank and Trust.

Last week, clubsters helped mark the occasion by throwing Bugs Bunny, their club mascot, a 10th birthday party. Balloons were handed out to all the party goers as the celebration wound down.

25 years ago this week

March 7, 1991

The “Wauneta” sign along Highway 6 became much more noticeable through the efforts of the Wauneta Telephone Company and the Wauneta village crew. All of the trees were cleared from both directions, increasing the visibility of the sign.

The Telephone Company plans to sand the sign down and give it several coats of paint, restoring the condition of the sign. Telephone  employees helping with the project included Dick Guernsey and Gary McKain. City employees included Pat Madden, Wes Hust and Stan Yost.

50 years ago this week

March 3, 1966

The Wauneta High School Alumni Association officers met at the home of Mrs. Henry Wicke Tuesday. Those present were Rodney Einspahr, Mrs.  Henry Wicke, Mrs. Loyd Christner, Mrs. Marvin Large and Lowell Grimm.

The group set the date of the annual Alumni Banquet for May 28 to honor the classes 1906, 1916, 1926, 1936, 1946, 1956 and 1966.

75 years ago this week

March 5, 1941

A bill of individuals concerned with public education has been introduced in the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature which provides for a teacher retirement system in Nebraska.

Teachers do not benefit from social security. The bill provides for retirement for all teachers at age 65. This bill means stabilization of teaching as a profession, teaching would become more attractive as a life work and as a consequence would bring about better teaching results.


100 years ago this week

March 2, 1916

A. and Walter Deininger, John Barnes and Gardner,  J. W. Hann, C. A. Laurence and I. J. Harvey autoed to McCook Monday evening and attended the oratorio, all returning the same night.

While there, Laurence, Harvey and Hinn enjoyed roller skating. It’s the first time the editor has had a pair of roller skates on for over 30 years, and so our folks had the ambulance contracted for but it was not needed.


110 years ago this week March 1, 1906

The Bowker boys are staying home this week fearing they may take the measles at school here in town.

Our streets were lined with teams Monday and our business firms were compelled to put in an extra force of clerks.

C. A. King, sheriff of Chase County, was shaking hands with his many friends on Monday. Charley is the same jolly good fellow.


125 years ago this week

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