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Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

 

Kevin Barnard (911) looks down the final stretch to the checkered flag during the final NCMA Race Weekend of the season Saturday and Sunday in Wauneta. There were 13 races during Sunday’s event.

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Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska

    The 2019 Cattlemen’s Ball Hosts and Committee Members presented a check of $10,000 to Leanne and Tyler Klein with Wauneta EMS. Fundraising checks were presented Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Wauneta Senior Center.
    Available for the presentation are (from left) committee members Shawn Jones and Julie Jones, Hosts Wayne and Chris Krausnick, Hosts Allison and Derek Sandman, Leanne and Tyler Klein, committee members Joey and Myra Large, Marlene Cox, Steve and Char Wallin.

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Seniors on this year’s Wauneta-Palisade football and volleyball teams are (left to right) Ty Duvel, Tucker Boos, George Lee, Faith Lemon, Michaela Dukes, JoAnna Lawler, Ben Anderjaska, Austen Rozelle and Gunner Goings.

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Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska

    The 2019 Cattlemen’s Ball Hosts and Committee Members presented a check of $10,000 to Leanne and Tyler Klein with Wauneta EMS. Fundraising checks were presented Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Wauneta Senior Center.
    Available for the presentation are (from left) committee members Shawn Jones and Julie Jones, Hosts Wayne and Chris Krausnick, Hosts Allison and Derek Sandman, Leanne and Tyler Klein, committee members Joey and Myra Large, Marlene Cox, Steve and Char Wallin.

Organizers of the 2019 Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska held in June near Wauneta handed out nearly $750,000 raised for area and state organizations.

The Chase County Historical Society will be holding its annual dinner and business meeting this Sunday at the Champion Community Center.

10 years ago this week
September 10, 2009
    Leola Alberts visited Byron and Deb Alberts Saturday evening.

Sports

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Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

 

Kevin Barnard (911) looks down the final stretch to the checkered flag during the final NCMA Race Weekend of the season Saturday and Sunday in Wauneta. There were 13 races during Sunday’s event.

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Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Alexa Sandman dives for a Dundy County-Stratton attack Friday as senior Faith Lemon reacts.

The Wauneta-Palisade volleyball team split games with Cheylin and Dundy County-Stratton last week.
    The Broncos traveled to Bird City, Kansas to face Cheylin Thursday.

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Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Grant Walker returns a DCS kickoff late in Friday’s game. Walker had four returns in the game.

For 18 minutes of game time Friday night, the Wauneta-Palisade football team gave Dundy County-Stratton everything it could handle. The remaining 30 minutes may best be forgotten.

Ag & Business

For the second straight year, the value of cropland in Chase County showed a decline.

Nebraska lawmakers who want to update the state’s largest tax incentive program for businesses are getting ready to try again with a lot of confidence, despite a major setback that stalled their pa

The annual habitat tour will start today (Thursday) at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Imperial at 706 East 5th Street at 4:30 p.m.

School

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Wauneta-Palisade Schools Board member Allison Sandman with Nebraska Association of School Board President Steve Blocher of West Point Public Schools.

Wauneta-Palisade Schools Board member Allison Sandman has been recognized for her on the board with the Nebraska Association of School Boards (NASB) Award of Achievement Level 6.

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Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

 

First grader Allison Brown doesn’t look at all convinced that she wants to say goodbye to either summer or Dad on the first day of school Aug. 22

The Wauneta-Palisade School District has issued a friendly reminder aimed at keeping students safe.

Wauneta Breeze

308-394-5389 (Phone)

308-394-5931 (Fax)

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PO Box 337

Wauneta NE 69045