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  • Wauneta and Wauneta-Palisade alums gather to “remember when”

    Class of 1934 Ethel Bridgman, Palisade.   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The busy alumni weekend was a success. Honor class members and alumni who returned to Wauneta for the event had many things to keep them busy. The Alumni Commit...
  • Wauneta-Palisade elementary students earn awards

    Reading award winners include, front from left, Sonya Behrends, 2nd grade bronze; Hailea Baker, 2nd grade silver; Jewel Holthus, 1st grade gold; Ashton Wheeler, 1st grade silver; Kalli Hoskovec, 1st grade bronze; back from left, Ana Layman, 4th grade si...
  • USDA designates Dundy County as a primary natural disaster area with assistance to producers in surrounding states

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Dundy County in Nebraska as a primary natural disaster area due to the recent drought. “Our hearts go out to those Nebraska farmers and ranchers affected by recent natural disasters,” said Agri...
  • New grants fund western corn rootworm research

    By Dan Moser IANR News Service   University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists are mounting new research and grower education efforts against one of corn’s most pernicious pests, the western corn rootworm, amid indications across the Corn Belt that it h...
  • Still time to register for Joggin’ for Frogmen 5K, youth race

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Last Friday, about 70 were preregistered for Saturday’s Joggin’ for Frogmen 5K run/walk and the youth race that will headquarter at Imperial’s Campbell Park. Kelsey Owens, event coordinator, said, while pr...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week May 27, 2004 Cermit Brown was among teachers leaving teaching positions at Wauneta-Palisade schools. Brown has taught school for 37 years - 31 years of those at W-P. Other teachers leaving included Diane Ready, Rebecca Koellner, R...
  • Veterans and service men, women honored

    Area veterans groups paid homage to fallen soldiers and service men and women at Memorial Day services Monday at several area cemeteries. In Palisade the American Legion, VFW and AMVETS provided the services at the Palisade Cemetery (above) and the Mead...
  • The debate on state road bonds

    Letter Back Home By Sen. Mark Christensen   Should state highway funding for repair, maintenance, and construction of our highways be paid for in cash? Or, should Nebraska issue bonds for a portion of our highway funding needs? This was the question ...
  • Veterans and service men, women honored

    Area veterans groups paid homage to fallen soldiers and service men and women at Memorial Day services Monday at several area cemeteries. In Palisade the American Legion, VFW and AMVETS provided the services at the Palisade Cemetery (above) and the Me...
  • Veterans to be honored Monday

    Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Each Memorial Day offers a chance to remember lost loved ones and to honor those who have served our country in the armed forces. Lost local heros are in no short supply. Monday morning will be filled with servi...
  • Things gear up for busy alumni weekend in Wauneta

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   The annual Wauneta/Wauneta-Palisade High School Alumni Banquet is set for this Saturday, May 24. Many alumni who now live out of the area will be back in town to visit with their classmates. This year’s hon...
  • Wauneta chosen to participate in new water well rehab project with HHS, UNO

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   David Blau with Miller and Associates attended last week’s village board meeting on Tuesday, May 13 to provide an update on the town’s arsenic project. The Village of Wauneta’s water supply currently co...
  • Retired alum believes in Wauneta’s main street, giving back

    Lela Hamilton is a 1948 Wauneta High School graduate who has made multiple contributions to Wauneta’s business community as well as a dedicated volunteer. (Courtesy Photo) By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Contributions to a community c...
  • Anderjaska and Fanning qualify for State Track Meet

    Landon Jutten, shown long jumping, missed qualifying in the high jump by one miss. Jutten had  personal best of 5’6”. (DeAnn Davis |The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze   Abbie Fanning placed second in the 200 meter dash a...
  • Water levels may have effect on holiday traffic at Enders Lake

    Both existing boat ramps and docks at Enders Lake are unusable after the water levels have gone down after the Bureau of Reclamation began releasing water from Enders two weeks ago after the Middle Republican NRD purchased the water to satisfy a contrac...
  • 4-H summer deadlines approach

    Summer is here and that means 4-H is in the air. A few important deadlines that 4-H members will want to remember are just around the corner. —There is still time to join 4-H. If you have not joined 4-H yet you have until May 30 to do so. Just contac...
  • A day of new beginnings for Wauneta-Palisade graduates

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Saturday marked the beginning of a new chapter in life for 11 Wauneta-Palisade graduates. The commencement ceremony took place Saturday, May 17 at the Wauneta-Palisade Attendance Center with a good-sized cro...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week May 20, 2004 The Wauneta EMS squad was featured in a series on Hometown Heroes. Requirements of EMTs are at least 132 hours of training, pass tests to become certified and ongoing training. They are on call 24/7 and put in many vo...
  • Who comes between you and your doctor?

    Thinking About Health By Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service   How many times have you heard politicians say that no bureaucrat should come between you and your doctor? You and your physician should decide when you need to go to the hospital or...
  • Teams forming for co-ed softball league

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   There are a pair of new coordinators for the Imperial co-ed summer softball league and they are planning an organizational meeting Tuesday next week. Brian Strand and Derek Stafford are coordinating the league...