10 years ago this week
March 30, 2006
Bronco boys take third place in cold track season opener. After post-season basketball action and then a snow storm that buried the track in almost a foot of snow, the Wauneta-Palisade boys’ track team opened its track season with only one week’s worth of practice under their belts.
The Bronco boys took third place with 84 points in the seven-team field, beating out host-team Cambridge who took fourth place with 83 points.
25 years ago this week
March 28, 1991
Delorse Baney was hostess when the Round-A-Bout Extension Club met on Wednesday, March 20.
In keeping with the Club lesson, “Food to Go,” a picnic dinner was held at noon with 10 members in attendance.
June McCallum conducted the meeting. Roll call was answered with “My Special Picnic Remembrance.”
50 years ago this week
March 31, 1966
Ideas for Centennial celebrations are being heard. Men are talking of allowing beards to grow while women are mentally fashioning dresses of another era. Stories of old time fiddling, of song fests and of juvenile pranks of a generation ago are being resurrected.
Stories of the dark days of the 1930’s are being recalled and times when wind-swept prairie fires licked at the doors of the dugout homes are reviving.
There’s the saga of the Burlington train coming to Wauneta, of the two hotels being filled to capacity with Very Important People and traveling salesmen. The Falls Hotel boasted a plush dining room with tables laid with white table linen cloths and set family style.
75 years ago this week
March 26, 1941
Nearly 100 ladies from over the district were in Wauneta Tuesday to attend the Inter-county convention of Woman’s Clubs.
At the dinner, which was served at noon, tables were set in keeping with the theme “Nebraska,” with appointments in blue and gold.
A clarinet quartette made up of Donna Rudis, Minnie Ellen Carlson, Dorothy Maxfield and Marilyn Voorhees with piano accompaniment by Yvonne Kerns played during the dinner.
100 years ago this week
March 30, 1916
Mrs. Alice Brown of Illinois has our thanks for a remittance on subscription. She says, “We sure can’t get along without The Breeze.”
The editor took an auto ride with C. E. Johnston on Sunday over to Chris Hansen’s. We found the old gentleman badly crippled up with the rheumatism but able to get around some by the aid of a crutch. We hope the warm weather will benefit him.
110 years ago this week
March 29, 1906
A car of coal arrived on Monday. This relieved a number of our citizens of great anxiety as a number were looking at the cottonwood with great anxiety.
C. E. Shutz has purchased the two lots north of H. H. Grosbach’s which J. S. Harden owned. This makes him four lots in that block.
125 years ago this week
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