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The Wauneta Breeze office will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day

    Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Chase County Museum in Champion will be hosting “Alumni & Friends” with Chase County High School and Wauneta-Palisade Schools yearbooks on display.

The deadline for buying 2019 Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska tickets has been extended.


    Beulah Rose (Einspahr) Purdy was born Feb. 12, 1920, in Enders, Nebraska to Theodore William and Susie Virginia (Herbert) Einspahr.

Joggin’ for Frogmen is coming up and is still open for registration.
The 5K race and Tadpole Trot—for racers age six and under—will be next weekend,  May 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Dennis Cavanaugh threw the shot put and discus at state.

Wauneta-Palisade track athletes have battled the elements, as well as opponents, at recent state track meets.

Ag & Business

With recent storms and significant flooding impacting much of the state, Nebraska Corn is thankful for the outpouring of support at the local and national levels and said there are still opportunit

Experts are concerned about the potential threat posed to Nebraska agriculture by an invasive worm from Asia.

Farmers who are tired of deer destroying their crops could get a new incentive to let hunters onto their land under a bill in the Nebraska Legislature, but some outdoors groups and state officials


Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications


Seventeen Wauneta-Palisade students took a step into the future Saturday with commencement ceremonies at the high school. Class members are (front, from left) Harlee Brewer, Paloma Olivares, Jeimy Martinez, Dakota Ingold, Matilda Malcolm, Monique Gooden, Evan Nordhausen, Peyton Sramek, (back) Daniel Christenson, Paxton Gleason, Tommy Bley, Joel Maris, Dennis Cavanaugh, Caid Doetker, Lake Reikofski, Duncan Rector, Dalton Harchelroad. Right, Doetker brushes away a tear after giving a flower to his grandmother, Bonnie Weiss.

Wauneta-Palisade High School’s class of 2019 took a big step into its future Saturday with a commencement ceremony at the high school.

Wauneta-Palisade eighth-grade students going on to ninth grade for the 2019-2020 school year are (front, from left) Tennille Warembourg, Cali Cox, Sydnee Acton, Halle Bardsley, Angyelina Keenan, Diane Martinez, (middle) Kaden Straub, Peyton Vrbas, Chloe Stehno, Jillian Martinez, Brianna Sramek, (back) Christopher Keen, Koltar Rahn, Kyle Jutten, Josh Hicks and Ethan Carl.

Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

The kindergarten class performed “Five Little Monkeys.”


On Monday, May 13 the Wauneta-Palisade kindergarten class hosted a Mother’s Day Tea/Graduation at the Palisade Attendance Center.

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