Wauneta-Palisade duet acting team earns fifth place medal at state speech in Kearney

Wauneta-Palisade duet acting team earns fifth place medal at state speech in Kearney

Cameo Rector, left, and Christi Christner brought home a fifth place medal from State Speech in Kearney last week. The duo performed, “Cinderella Revisited,” a new take on the classical tale of the Cinderella/Fairy Godmother relationship. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade acting duo of senior Christi Christner and junior Cameo Rector brought home a fifth place medal from state speech, held last week on ...

Hicks, Jones named prom king, queen

Hicks, Jones named prom king, queen

Austin Hicks and Kian Jones (middle) were chosen as Prom King and Queen at Saturday’s festivities.  King and queen candidates included, from left, Chris Carl, Gage Crowell, Christi Christner and Lesley Towery. The theme of the night was “A Night of Country and Elegance.” The meal and dance were held at the Legion Hall in Wauneta. Post prom took place at the High School. (DeAnn Davis | The Wauneta Breeze)  

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Track season opens at chilly, windy Perkins County Invite

Track season opens at chilly, windy Perkins County Invite

Faith Simpson won the discus and both hurdle events at the season’s opening meet at Perkins County. (Grant Tribune Photo)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze As is typical for...

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Chase County population remained steady in 2014

Chase County population remained steady in 2014

By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Estimates released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau show that population in Chase County remained steady last year. Each year, the Census Bureau releases...

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Relationships key as Ed Fye builds on Doane traditions

Relationships key as Ed Fye builds on Doane traditions

Doane Head Track Coach Ed Fye with sons Landon (left) and Zachary (right) and wife, Lisa. (Courtesy Photo | Ed Fye)   Editor’s Note: The following story is a continuation of a Bronco Trails...

Four to take part in All-State Band

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Chase Rathe, Brody Nordhausen, Kenna Blackman and Paul Behrends (l to r) will be taking part in the Class D All-State Band this weekend in Kearney. Rathe plays the baritone, Nordhausen percussion,...

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he Wauneta-Palisade Quiz Bowl team placed seventh at its district competition last week. Facing Chase County, Dundy County-Stratton, Hayes Center, Hitchcock County, Maywood, Medicine Valley and Southwest,...

Wauneta-Palisade duet acting team earns fifth place medal at state speech in Kearney

Cameo Rector, left, and Christi Christner brought home a fifth place medal from State Speech in Kearney last week. The duo performed, “Cinderella Revisited,” a new take on the classical tale of...

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Bomgaars in Imperial to open early June

Bomgaars in Imperial to open early June

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