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Members of the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department evaluate the scene of a RV accident early Tuesday afternoon at Enders Reservoir. Patty Fanning and grandson Harvey were swimming Tuesday when they heard a crash. Looking across the lake, they saw dust settling around the RV. Fanning called 911 and soon heard the horn sounding from the RV. A Imperial EMS ambulance also reported to the scene as well as Sinner’s Paint and Body Shop.
 

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Zach Hilzer, driving car 8z, leads the pack around turn two at the Phillips County Raceway. He finished first in the modifieds feature event at the June 16 races in Holyoke. John Burrow, pictured driving car 28, came in third.

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Billy Smith presents a check for $1,000 from Tom Maddux to Reid Ott in memory of Ott’s father Denny. The donation will be used to support the Palisade Veterans’ Memorial. Denny Ott served in the Vietnam War. Not pictured is Dalyce Ott Deveny.

Local News

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Christi Christner and Sheri Hink-Wagner stop for a minute on the main street of Wauneta, a community for which they both carry a passion.

Change ahead finds Sheri Hink-Wagner preparing to turn over Wauneta Breeze editorial responsibilities to Christi Christner, according to Breeze Co-Publisher Lori Pankonin.

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Members of the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department evaluate the scene of a RV accident early Tuesday afternoon at Enders Reservoir. Patty Fanning and grandson Harvey were swimming Tuesday when they heard a crash. Looking across the lake, they saw dust settling around the RV. Fanning called 911 and soon heard the horn sounding from the RV. A Imperial EMS ambulance also reported to the scene as well as Sinner’s Paint and Body Shop.
 

Chase County Commissioners approved a special use permit for a proposed salvage yard by Jorge Marquez during June 13 commissioners’ meeting.

Sports

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Brody Nordhausen played in the Sertoma Eight-Man Classic Saturday in Hastings. The West defense held the East to 69 yards rushing.
 

Wauneta-Palisade’s Brody Nordhausen helped anchor a West team defense that shut down the East en route to a 38-20 win Saturday at Hastings.

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Zach Hilzer, driving car 8z, leads the pack around turn two at the Phillips County Raceway. He finished first in the modifieds feature event at the June 16 races in Holyoke. John Burrow, pictured driving car 28, came in third.

Last Friday’s races at Phillips County Raceway were relatively small, but it was a beautiful night for it, and there were a number of unique events.

Enders Lake Golf Course fielded the winning team at the 10th Annual Chase County Hospital Foundation Slice Fore Life Golf Benefit.

Ag & Business

    For the week ending June 18, 2017, temperatures averaged four to eight degrees above normal across a majority of the State, with the exception of panhandle, where temperatures were near normal,

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has funding available to help Nebraska’s farmers control erosion on their cropland.

Kale Gockley, a 2013 Chase County Schools (CCS) graduate, recently joined the AgWest
Commoditites Imperial office.

School

With school out for the summer the Wauneta-Palisade school board has had a chance to evaluate and discuss sidewalks that need to be fixed, lawn care, go over new policies, etc.

Watz Up Wednesday is a summer program for students of all ages to enjoy through the Imperial Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) campus.

    Several Nebraska students are among the 1,455 named by Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan., to the Deans Honor Roll for the spring 2017 semester.

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