Bell removed from United Methodist Church bell tower last Wednesday

Bell removed from United Methodist Church bell tower last Wednesday

Donna Applegarth, left, and Hondo Fanning pose for a picture next to the United Methodist Church bell, which was removed from the bell tower last Wednesday. The Wauneta UMC plans to create a display for the bell prior to their 125th anniversary celebration in November. (Courtesy Photo)   By Tina Kitt   The large cast iron bell which once rang every Sunday morning calling the faithful to worship service was removed from the belfry of the Wauneta United Methodist Church last week. ...

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Bronco football team falls at Minatare, 16-46

Bronco football team falls at Minatare, 16-46

Tyler Davis stretches for a pass from Chase Rathe in the second quarter of the Broncos’ game against Minatare. The grab was good for WP’s first touchdown. (DeAnn Davis| The Wauneta Breeze)  ...

WP improves to 6-1, Southwest and Chase County up next

WP improves to 6-1, Southwest and Chase County up next

Libero Brianna Einspahr passes the ball during competition Saturday in Trenton.   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Wauneta-Palisade volleyball team added four victories to the...

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Village tax askings remain under $100,000

Village tax askings remain under $100,000

2014-2015 budget allows for $4.4 million in spending, with revenue largely generated from municipal electric, utilities sales   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Despite increased...

Commissioners hope mowing crops in right-of-way will prevent accidents, preserve roads

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Chase County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Chase County Courthouse with  Commissioners Jodi Thompson, Don Weiss, Jr. and Chuck Vette...

Planned power outage Sunday while village changes transformer

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta residents should make plans to be without electricity for three to four hours Sunday, Sept. 21. The Village will shut off power at 1 p.m. MT/2...

Positive museum progress shared at Historical Society banquet

At last week’s banquet, the Chase County Museum was the recipient of a bound copy of the Wauneta Breeze’s special edition on the community’s 125th anniversary. Historical Society President Charley...

Bell removed from United Methodist Church bell tower last Wednesday

Donna Applegarth, left, and Hondo Fanning pose for a picture next to the United Methodist Church bell, which was removed from the bell tower last Wednesday. The Wauneta UMC plans to create a display...

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Wauneta-Palisade School’s tax askings increase by 26-percent

Wauneta-Palisade School’s tax askings increase by 26-percent

2014-15 budget allows for $5.4 million in spending, includes increased tax askings to replenish cash reserves By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   After a significant hit in state...

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Upper Republican NRD keeps occupation tax at $10 level

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Owners of irrigated land in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District will continue to pay a $10-per-irrigated-acre occupation tax for the new...

Area youth rank high in State Fair results, WP’s Towery and Skow grand champs

Area youth rank high in State Fair results, WP’s Towery and Skow grand champs

The entire Gittlein family gathered for son and brother Regan’s FFA competition at the State Fair, where his yearling bull was chosen Supreme Champion. Members of the family, from left, are Jayme,...