Many hands come together to install new play structure at Palisade Attendance Center

Many hands come together to install new play structure at Palisade Attendance Center

Approximately 25 volunteers came together on Saturday, April 25 to install a new playground structure at the Palisade Attendance Center. Thanks to their hard work and dedication, the structure was completed ahead of schedule. (Dharma Blake-Cole | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Two years of wishing, hoping and planning became a reality on Saturday, April 25, thanks to a generous grant and many volunteers when a new playground structure was instal...

Elna Johnson receives Nebraska Press’ highest award

Elna Johnson receives Nebraska Press’ highest award

Elna Johnson, second from right, earned the Nebraska Press Association’s highest honor–Master Editor/Publisher–at the Nebraska Press Association Annual Convention last weekend. Here, she moves to accept the award as her daughters, from left, Brenda Brandt and Lori Pankonin, as well as Nebraska’s Governor, Pete Ricketts, far right, look on. Johnson is the first woman to receive the prestigious award. (Courtesy Photo)   By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Elna Johnson, ...

WP takes first in Vet Tech at State FFA Convention

WP takes first in Vet Tech at State FFA Convention

  Strand and Towery place first and second By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta-Palisade FFA brought home top honors in Vet Tech from last week’s 87th Nebraska State FFA Convention in Lincoln, held April 8-10. Seniors Nicole Strand and Lesley Towery led the way for WP, individually finishing first and second, respectively. Junior Ellie Lee also earned a purple ribbon  and junior Cameo Rector a red. As a team, WP blew out the other 34 teams, earning 397 points....

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With track season winding down, WP running strong

With track season winding down, WP running strong

Ellie Lee ran the 100 meter dash and 4x400 meter relay, plus threw the shot put for the Broncos. (Diane Stamm  | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade...

Broncos go with the flow, weather changes track schedule

Broncos go with the flow, weather changes track schedule

Lesley Towery, currently near the top of the Class D leader board in the 200 and 400 meter dashes, leads the field through the final turn of the 400 meter dash April 2 at Sutherland. The Broncos’...

Summer ball program coaches needed

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Village of Wauneta wants to hear from parents or adults who are willing to or planning to coach t-ball, baseball or softball this summer. As of...

Track teams busy with meets at Benkelman, Cambridge

Hannah Nordhausen watches the shot put descend at the Dundy County-Stratton Invite April 7. Nordhausen finished third and threw a personal best 31’11”. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By...

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BRAN 35 just a little over a month away

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   It’s hard to believe, but BRAN (Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska) riders, staff and supporters will arrive in Wauneta in just a little over a month. The...

Vietnam Wall visitors pay tribute to generation of fallen soldiers

Vietnam Wall visitors pay tribute to generation of fallen soldiers

Dennis Ferguson, left, and Alan Baxter, both Veterans from Palisade, search through names on the AVTT Traveling Wall in Imperial last week. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Russ Pankonin The...

Chase County Sheriff’s office investigating vehicle, equipment thefts

By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   The Chase County Sheriff’s office is investigating several thefts that occurred last week between 10 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, and 5 a.m. the next day....

Water projects move to the forefront for the Village

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Village of Wauneta has been searching for a solution to the arsenic levels in the village water supply for some time. The Nebraska Department of Health...

Traveling Vietnam Wall arrives in Imperial this week

By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican The Vietnam Traveling Wall will be open to all when it comes to Imperial this week, Thursday through Sunday, April 23-26. The Wall will be erected...

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New ambulance on the way for Chase County

Traveling Vietnam Wall arrives in Imperial next week

Resolution to allow voters to extend Legislative term limits dies

Registrations still open for Sunday’s conceal carry class

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“Junie B. Jones,” the Musical

“Junie B. Jones,” the Musical

Wauneta-Palisade High School will perform Junie B. Jones, The Musical this weekend. The show is described as a “fun and family-friendly” performance of the musical, “Junie B. Jones.” Show times...

FFA Banquet celebrates successes, plans for future

FFA Banquet celebrates successes, plans for future

The 2015-2016 FFA officers were installed at the April 23 meeting. From left, Tryssta Duvel will be the new officer at large; Billy Straub, treasurer;  Joseph Sramek, secretary; Cameo Rector, president;...

Many hands come together to install new play structure at Palisade Attendance Center

Approximately 25 volunteers came together on Saturday, April 25 to install a new playground structure at the Palisade Attendance Center. Thanks to their hard work and dedication, the structure was completed...

Elementary, Junior High Quiz Bowl teams putting brains in action

Junior High Quiz Bowl team members are (front row, l to r) Hannah Lovell, Matilda Malcolm, Jessica Ehm, (middle row, l to r) Dakota Ingold, Cord Lee, (back row, l to r) Joel Maris, Lake Reikofski and...

Wauneta-Palisade school board accepts resignations, hires new English teacher

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade school board held their April meeting on Friday, April 10 at the Wauneta Attendance Center. The meeting included three action items–teacher...

Alberts earns 2nd place medal at MCC Paint-In

WP takes first in Vet Tech at State FFA Convention

College spring course schedule released

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Blake-Cole joins Wauneta Breeze as intern

Blake-Cole joins Wauneta Breeze as intern

    Dharma Blake-Cole, who will be a senior at Wauneta-Palisade High School in the fall, is the newest member of the Breeze staff. As the office intern she will participate in all aspects of newspaper...

Southwest Public Power District still creating sparks

Southwest Public Power District still creating sparks

Southwest Public Power District (SWPPD) has been around for 70 years. Their staff, pictured here, include from left, Cliff Riener, Caleb Mulligan, Skyler Sutherland, former employee Tyler Wermers, Michael...

Wauneta Breeze brings home two OWH Awards, 16 NPA awards

The Wauneta Breeze won two awards from the Omaha World Herald, pictured here. One for Service to Agriculture and one for Community Service. Both awards earned the Breeze prize money, which will be donated...

Fraudulent checks may make their way to Chase County, businesses asked to be aware

By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The Red Willow County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release stating reports have been made in Red Willow County involving checks that are believed...

Elna Johnson receives Nebraska Press’ highest award

Elna Johnson, second from right, earned the Nebraska Press Association’s highest honor–Master Editor/Publisher–at the Nebraska Press Association Annual Convention last weekend. Here, she moves...

Cost share still available for soil moisture probes

Lab draws part of CCCH mini health fair

Southwest Public Power District pays $82,220.04 taxes to local communities