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  • Women’s conference, concerts coming to Hamlet Union Church at beginning of August

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Hamlet Union Church will be hosting a women’s conference, Born To Win, as well as concerts by award-winning Christian artists at the beginning of August. Concerts by Pam Thum, Dove award winning singer, and Stephe...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Fond memories with shared recipes

    By Nola Straub of Wauneta   Food shared causes many memories with family and friends.   Sophie’s German Sour Cream Applesauce Cake Nola Straub 1/2 c. shortening 1 c. sour cream 2 c. sugar or less 2 eggs, beaten 2 1/2 c. applesauce 1 tsp. ci...
  • Educator advises intensively grazing to increase productivity

    Managing animals’ time on pasture can increase the stocking rate while providing palatable nutrition to the animals, said Doug Anderson, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension Educator in Keith, Arthur and Perkins counties. At a recent equine con...
  • Bronco football season kicks off on Aug. 28

    The Wauneta-Palisade football season will kick off with a home game against Wallace on Friday, Aug. 28. Volleyball schedules have not been released as of yet. ...
  • First football practice set for Aug. 10, v-ball on Aug. 17

    Since the Bronco football team plays a Week 0 team (Wallace) for their first game, they will be hitting the field on Monday, Aug. 10 for their first official practice of the season. The Bronco volleyball team will leap onto the court for their first offic...
  • Clarification

    Last week’s story about the Omaha premiere of Joel Geyer’s “Walk Ons: Huskers Edge” referred to Brian Harchelroad and Taylor Dixon as being both of Wauneta’s walk-ons to the Nebraska Huskers football program.  Wauneta’s own Rod Haarberg was ...
  • Wauneta’s lifeguards keep swimmers safe

    Wauneta public pool lifeguards for the 2009 swimming season are, from left, Jenae Bischoff, Chris Bartels, Colby Skelton, Jonathon Brougham, Tyler Crowell and Christopher Crowell. Not available for this year’s photo were Kaleia Alberts, Brendan Geie...
  • Wauneta’s lifeguards keep swimmers safe

    Wauneta public pool lifeguards for the 2009 swimming season are, from left, Jenae Bischoff, Chris Bartels, Colby Skelton, Jonathon Brougham, Tyler Crowell and Christopher Crowell. Not available for this year’s photo were Kaleia Alberts, Brendan Gei...
  • Wauneta's swim lessons officially underway

    Wauneta’s swimming lessons got to going strong on Monday of this week, with two full weeks of water sessions planned. Above photo from left, Alexa Sandman, Maycee Wheeler and Morgan Peterson demonstrate their bubble blowing skills for lifeguard Christ...
  • Wauneta's swim lessons officially underway

    Wauneta’s swimming lessons got to going strong on Monday of this week, with two full weeks of water sessions planned. Above photo from left, Alexa Sandman, Maycee Wheeler and Morgan Peterson demonstrate their bubble blowing skills for lifeguard Christop...
  • Adams, Harchelroad take on King Kamehameha

    Wauneta-Palisade volleyball players Tori Adams and Dawnta Harchelroad helped the Nebraska squad to a second place finish at the King Kamehameha Classic volleyball tourney in Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 11-12. The Hawaiian team took the championship of t...
  • Adams, Harchelroad take on King Kamehameha

    Wauneta-Palisade volleyball players Tori Adams and Dawnta Harchelroad helped the Nebraska squad to a second place finish at the King Kamehameha Classic volleyball tourney in Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 11-12. The Hawaiian team took the championship of the t...
  • Ray and Lela Hamilton recognized for decades of service to community

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   “It’s quite an honor, but I’m not sure we deserve it,” observed Ray and Lela Hamilton with their typical modesty. For years the Wauneta couple has quietly worked to better the community they have called hom...
  • Ray and Lela Hamilton recognized for decades of service to community

    By  Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   “It’s quite an honor, but I’m not sure we deserve it,” observed Ray and Lela Hamilton with their typical modesty. For years the Wauneta couple has quietly worked to better the community they have called hom...
  • Collision claims life of Enders native

    By Russ Pankonin The Wauneta Breeze   Tragedy hit the Elsie community Monday afternoon when a collision between a farm sprayer and a mini-van claimed the life of 28-year-old Debra Palser of Elsie.  Palser, her six-month-old son, Gage, and her cous...
  • Dave Ja Vu: My slightly-less-evil twin from those amber hills of sand

    Let’s face facts here, folks. I’m a weirdo.  I prefer to refer to my inner oddball as unique, distinct and rare, but usually it just comes off as off-putting, freakish and more than moderately annoying. I’m not ashamed to admit that I live o...
  • Wheat harvesters netting record yields

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   With just a little over one-third of the area’s wheat pulled out of the field so far, this year’s harvest is already shaping up to be a bin buster. Some yields are being reported to the Southwest Four Extensio...
  • Grant man recovering from auger injury

    By Jan Rahn The Grant Tribune-Sentinel   A Grant man is recovering in a Denver hospital after losing both hands and part of each arm in a farm accident in rural Perkins County. Jacob Lee, 32, was working at a bin site on a farm owned by Jantzen Far...
  • Work on Palisade’s water project on tap this week

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Crews from Van Kirk Bros. Contracting of Sutton had taken over Palisade’s main drag Tuesday morning, doing preliminary construction staking for the little town’s enormous new water project. With a price tag of...
  • Good moisture, mild temps bring area one of its greenest Julys ever

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   It’s been a long time since southwest Nebraska has experienced a summer with as much timely moisture as we’ve seen this summer. Many longtime residents say they can’t ever remember the pastures and fields sti...