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  • Health Department addresses public’s concerns about meningitis

    Recent cases of meningitis in children in Southeast Nebraska have prompted the local and district health departments to inform the public about prevention of meningitis. Did you know that there are approximately 1,000-1,200 cases of meningococcal disease...
  • HC/WP sending 8 wrestlers to districts this week

    District C-4 Wrestling Meet Friday & Saturday, Feb. 11 & 12 • Valentine High School Top four finishers from each weight class to earn trips to the state meet at Omaha’sQwest Center, Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 17-19. Schools competing: Ainsw...
  • Lady Broncos cruise by Med Valley, cave to Sutherland

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Medicine Valley (1-16) was no match for Wauneta-Palisade last Thursday, as the Raiders fell to WP 66-38 in a blowout. The Lady Broncos used contributions from virtually every player on the team as they racked up th...
  • Wau-Pal boys basketball team survives at Medicine Valley

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta-Palisade boys basketball team (18-1) weathered a 3-point storm at Medicine Valley (4-12) last Thursday, overcoming its first half-time deficit of the year to win 70-53. Despite what its coaches or playe...
  • Junior high teams end season on high note

    The Wauneta-Palisade junior high boys and girls basketball teams each closed out their season by earning third place medals at last Saturday’s home basketball tournament. The junior high Bronco boys team bounced back from a first round loss against Wal...
  • Sports Lineup

    High school basketball tomorrow (Friday) The Broncos host Maywood in the final home basketball game of the year. A normal 3 p.m. MT/4 p.m. CT girls jayvee tip-off will get the action underway.   High school wrestling districts Friday, Feb.11 and Satur...
  • Contest winners brimming with patriotism

    The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 7028 honored the Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen winners and also the Patriotic Art, Americanism essay and coloring contest winners at a carry-in supper held at the Smith Building in Palisade Jan. 23. Members, familie...
  • Christensen seeking accountability from HHS

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Senator Mark Christensen of Imperial makes no bones about how he feels about one of state government’s largest agencies—Health and Human Services (HHS). On Monday, the Legislature passed a resolution on ...
  • ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE: Modern modes of communication create positives, negatives

    Communication means continue to change dramatically as the years go by. I recall when one of my best friends went to Brazil as a Rotary exchange student our senior year in high school. It took eight days for a letter to go one way. So even if we responde...
  • CAPITOL VIEW: Who is truly responsible for what children eat?

    What is it with the real or perceived need of government to force fast food joints to offer more healthful foods when it comes to items aimed at children? Government generally has authority to take action when it can show that society has a “compelling...
  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: URNRD praised for augmentation strategy

    URNRD praised for augmentation strategy I would like to congratulate the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) for successfully purchasing land and making plans to augment the stream. The Rock Creek augmentation looks like an excellent p...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week February 15, 2001 Bob Carey and Marcella Herbert were crowned king and queen at the Valentine’s Day festivities at Heritage. Wauneta-Palisade speech team took first place at the W-P speech invitational, capturing four first pla...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: More Biscuit mix recipies. . .

    By Nola Straub More Bisquick mix recipes! I have always liked something I can fix fast for supper because of waiting on the man to come home from work or the boys to get home from school events. Once in a while I have one of the grandsons for the eveni...
  • College notes

    Blair Dixon Doane College has announced students named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2010. Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale to qualify for this academic distinction. Blair Dixon, a graduate of Wauneta-Palisade High ...
  • Imperial Bible Church Women’s Retreat coming up

    “Sowing Your Legacy” is the theme for this year’s Imperial Bible Church Women’s Retreat. Scheduled for March 5 at the church, the retreat is open to all women. Featured speaker is DeLoris Clark, a pastor’s wife and in ministry with her husband ...
  • SHOWING AT THE CHATEAU THEATRE: Feb. 4, 5 and 6

      'Little Fockers" Starring Robert DeNiro, Ben Stiiller and Owen Wilson0 Rated PG-13 Running time: 98 minutes This week’s movie is sponsored by Sinner's Paint and Body Shop...
  • Bone-chilling cold back in the picture

    Dakota and Jayden Ingold brace for the frigid blast of wind greeting them as they leave the warmth of the school bus and head to school. Youngsters at Wauneta-Palisade Schools were among the many across the state treated to a late start Tuesday mornin...
  • Upper Republican NRD expected to approve purchase of 24 irrigated quarters for augmentation project

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   When discussion about their own possible augmentation project came up at last month’s meeting of the Upper Republican Natural Resources District, the board quickly retreated to executive session for negotia...
  • Local News Briefs

    Wauneta Village Board meeting rescheduled The Wauneta Village Board meeting as well as public hearing for the Village of Wauneta’s one-and-six-year road plan slated for next week have been rescheduled. The board meeting and public hearing were origina...
  • Lady Broncos beat Hayes Center in RPAC Tourney ‘guarantee game’

    By Josh Sumner The Wauneta Breeze   Playing four games in seven days is a tall order for even the fittest teams, as any basketball coach can attest. Such is the reason Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball coach Roger Lauhead admits he worried about his t...