Local News

Justin Hamilton (top left) is pictured with wife Holly Hamilton (top right) and two children Brayden (bottom left) and Brylee (bottom right.)

Justin Hamilton is not a stranger to the area.

Johnson Publications newspapers in Wauneta, Imperial, Grant and Colorado’s Holyoke are preparing for their annual “Salute to Beef” section geared toward the beef and agricultural industry.

This week, the Wauneta Breeze begins a look at the number of races that will be of interest at the May 15 Primary Election.


Christi Christner | Johnson Publications

   Zoey Boos chases Hitchcock County’s Amanda Mote down the homestretch in the 3,200-meter run. Boos finished in second place by 0.6 seconds.

Despite less than perfect weather conditions, the Wauneta-Palisade track teams set 24 personal bests at the April 18 Hitchcock County Invite. Both teams finished second.

Free Fishing and Park Entry Day in Nebraska is May 19. Enjoy a Saturday of fishing or state park activities without the need to purchase a fishing or park entry permit for the day.

With summer approaching, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is reminding water lovers to be mindful of the state’s education requirements for boating.

Ag & Business

Several important bills were passed or advanced this week, including the heavily debated bill regarding federal Title X funding in the state budget.

Celebrate National Public Health Week, April 1-7 with Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD).  Join the SWNPHD staff and board members in promoting healthy lifestyles and behaviors to

Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) announced last week eligible customer-owners will receive checks this month totaling $1,683,000—their share of the financial cooperative’s $200 million


Wauneta-Palisade Schools will have its annual preschool open house Tuesday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m. MT/6:30 p.m. CT in the Palisade Attendance Center.

Nebraska’s Angus Queen and Wauneta-Palisade senior Reagan Skow visited WP kindergartners at the Palisade Attendance Center April 23. Skow read a couple books to the class.

Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ has announced its April students of the month.     Winners include first grader Kenton Doetker and third grader Kenzi Bardsley.

Wauneta Breeze

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