Transformer replaced at Wauneta substation

Transformer replaced at Wauneta substation

A total of four crews were in town Sunday to switch a transformer functioning below par with a refurbished one at the Wauneta substation. Crew members pictured include Dan Sherman, Operations Manager; Dave Schmit, Substation Foreman and Chlancey Dittmer, Substation Apprentice with IES Commercial, Inc. Hidden crewmembers include Mike Mason, Project Manager/Estimator, and Steve Porter, Lineman with IES Commercial, Inc. and Ryan McClain with Doak Construction, who was operating the crane. (She...

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Nebraska Kids TRUTH Campaign color run this weekend in Imperial

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Imperial will host the final of four “Color Me Courageous” 5k walk/run fundraisers for the Nebraska Kids TRUTH Campaign this Saturday. So far, the...

Fall Sports Booklets included this week

Fall Sports Booklets included this week

Wauneta-Palisade High School Fall Sports Booklets are included for subscribers in this week’s Breeze. The insert is a new project of the Wauneta Breeze, in partnership with the advertisers listed...

WP volleyball team splits games, moves to 7-2

Above, Ellie Lee (4) and Nicole Strand (13) try to slow down the Chase County attack during the home match. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The...

Broncos look for first win at home against Maywood Friday

Chris Carl makes a diving tackle of the Banner County runner as Chase Rathe (45), Tyler Davis and Gage Crowell (right) move in. (DeAnn Davis| The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta...

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Property tax requests across the county up $1,644,932

Property tax requests across the county up $1,644,932

The chart above provides a comparison of tax askings for each of the county’s taxing entities as well as comparison of the valuations in each entities district for 2014 and 2013.   By Russ Pankonin...

WVFD stops potential elevator fire

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department (WVFD) was called out to the Frenchman Valley Coop elevator in Wauneta at 2:30 p.m. MT Friday where they stopped...

Fatal crash north of town Friday

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Joshua C. Annen, 24, of Hayes Center, formerly of Ogallala, was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Wauneta’s north divide Friday morning, Sept. 19....

Village board holds special meeting, votes to dismiss employee

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze The Village of Wauneta Board of Trustees held a special meeting Friday, Sept. 19 to evaluate employee job performances. Much of the meeting was conducted...

Transformer replaced at Wauneta substation

A total of four crews were in town Sunday to switch a transformer functioning below par with a refurbished one at the Wauneta substation. Crew members pictured include Dan Sherman, Operations Manager;...

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Wauneta-Palisade High School 2014-2015 year well underway

Wauneta-Palisade High School 2014-2015 year well underway

Wauneta-Palisade High School is expecting a fantastic year in all activities! Class, student council and National Honor Society officers and representatives are pictured, bottom from left: Cord Lee,...

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State water law history shifts toward local regulation

By Angela Hensel Nebraska News Service Having enough water is an increasingly important issue for Nebraska farmers and city dwellers alike, but regulating water use is not something new for...

Free dump day at transfer station this Saturday

Rural Chase County residents including those in Wauneta, Champion, Enders and Lamar can take advantage of a free dump day at the Southwest Nebraska Solid Waste Agency transfer station, south of Imperial,...