Are you ready? Chase County Fair is well underway

Are you ready? Chase County Fair is well underway

  Fair activities kicked off Friday night with the annual Wrangler Roundup Supper. Casey Francis with Country Caterers puts a hot juicy steak on Bob Mendenhall’s plate. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Ready or not, it’s Chase County Fair week. That’s easy to tell when passing by the fairgrounds in Imperial and the bustle of activity that started early this week. Several events are already history, starting with Friday ni...

Sunset silhouette

Sunset silhouette

Clouds swirling over southwest Nebraska lately have made for beautiful sunsets over Wauneta. Hopefully the area will see some storm clouds this week. Chances are listed at 50 percent for Thursday and 30 percent for Friday and Saturday. After a wet start to the summer,  Wauneta saw below average moisture in July. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)

Area sees significant  rainfall in the past week

Area sees significant rainfall in the past week

Not only has the rain been good for the crops, cattle are enjoying the benefits also as pastures green up around the area. Time will tell how lasting the benefits will be. The Wauneta area has received 2.55 inches of rain in the past week, though the totals vary depending on where one falls on the map. Some have reported seeing 4 inches or more in their rain gauges over the past week. The muddy roads that go hand-in-hand with significant rain fall were a welcome sight. (...

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Broncos back in action

Broncos back in action

Athletes across the state hit the practice fields Monday. Along with football, boys’ tennis, girls’ golf and softball teams started practice. Volleyball practices will begin Monday, Aug. 18. The...

Stackers take Junior Olympics

Stackers take Junior Olympics

William, left, and Caroline Polly, children of Kris and Kaura Polly of Arlington, Va. and grandchildren of Karl and Judy Polly of Wauneta recently participated in the Junior Olympics in Des Moines,...

Mixed Format 2-Man or 2-Lady Scramble held at Enders Course

On Aug. 9 the Enders Lake Golf Course was the site for a 27-Hole Mixed Format 2-Man and 2-Lady Scramble. Fifteen teams were at play in the men’s division with seven ladies’ teams at play. Topping...

‘Color Me Courageous’ 5k Fun Run/Walk Coming to Imperial

By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze The Nebraska TRUTH Campaign recently announced Imperial as the summer’s final stop for its “Color Me Courageous” 5k Fun Run/Walk fundraising tour. ...

Special fly-over starts Poppe Johnson Memorial Tourney

Twenty-four teams took to the Enders Lake Golf Course on Saturday for the Amanda Poppe Johnson Memorial Tournament. Prior to the 10 a.m. shotgun start, players in the four-person scramble gathered...

Chase County Fair Run returning to school site

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Dr. Younger to join hospital staff

Dr. Younger to join hospital staff

Dr. David Younger and his wife, Kay, spent Monday, Aug. 11 in Imperial. Dr. Younger has signed a three-year contract with the Chase County Community Hospital and will begin his practice here as soon...

‘Livin’ the Dream’ parade getting bigger by the day

‘Livin’ the Dream’ parade getting bigger by the day

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Entries continue to flow in every day for Saturday’s Chase County Fair Parade that has a “Livin’ the Dream” theme. Set for a 10:30 a.m. start...

Fair’s penny dive has more than just pennies; lots of prizes planned

Thursday’s Penny Dive at the Imperial swimming pool will have more than pennies as prizes. Events start at 4 p.m. Brandy Hanes, who is coordinating the event that Adams Drug is sponsoring in part,...

Are you ready? Chase County Fair is well underway

  Fair activities kicked off Friday night with the annual Wrangler Roundup Supper. Casey Francis with Country Caterers puts a hot juicy steak on Bob Mendenhall’s plate. (Imperial Republican...

Chris Young loves traveling that comes with career

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Performing at more than 100 venues a year, country singer Chris Young says he loves the traveling that comes with it. The country music entertainer at...

Fair ticket sales take a jump; fair activities kick off Sunday

Urgent need for blood donors; Wauneta and Palisade Blood Drives approach

Pribbeno family living dream as well as dreaming of future

Fair parade looking to be big one

Catch-A-Calf contest added to fair events

Area sees significant rainfall in the past week

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School board revises activity eligibility policy

K-12 enrollment expected to break the 200 mark for the first time since 2007-2008 By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade school board met Monday evening for...

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Alexander earns Accredited Automotive Manager designation

Alexander earns Accredited Automotive Manager designation

Sheila Alexander, right, graduated from the Automotive Management Institute as an Accredited Automotive Manager at a conference held in Detroit earlier this month. Lonnie, left, was recertified as an...

Livestock show entries point to changing interests

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze Comparing entry numbers from the 2013 Chase County Fair to this year shows 4-H and FFA participation interests have changed over the past year.  ...

Steve Lewis takes the helm at hospital

Steve Lewis (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Looking at the Husker decorations in Steve Lewis’ office, it’s not hard to tell the new Chase...

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Clouds swirling over southwest Nebraska lately have made for beautiful sunsets over Wauneta. Hopefully the area will see some storm clouds this week. Chances are listed at 50 percent for Thursday and...