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Western States Bank made donations to nine area organizations during their first annual “Giving from the Heart” ceremony Tuesday. Recipients present at the ceremony included, from back left, Abby Cyboron and Steve Lewis with the Chase County Hospital Foundation, Beau Yoder and Shane Anderson with Wauneta Boy Scouts, Joe Weiss with Pheasants Forever, Barb Smith with Southwest Nebraska Rodeo, Bryan Einspahr and Matt Borchards with the Wauenta Volunteer Fire Department, front from left, Mandy Sandoval, Ryleigh McCrumb, Kiley Anderson, Lilian Sandoval and Sabrina Sandoval with the Wauneta Girl Scouts.


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From left front, Alta Keating holding Brylee Hamilton and Kaitlynn Gibbs, Bob Keating, Brayden Hamilton, Jamie Malone, back left, Owen Sandoval, Chett Lucero, Ashton Johnson, Mandy Sandoval, Lilian Sandoval, Cadence Sandoval

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A request was made at the Palisade Village Board meeting last Wednesday to allow chickens within the city limits.

Homeowners in Wauneta have the opportunity to get a little help with home renovations, if they meet income guidelines.


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Colton Barrett

A little blood didn’t seem to stop Wauneta-Palisade wrestler Colton Barrett, a junior, from claiming a victory at the district meet in Sutherland last week.

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Willis Christner, shown at an earlier meet, had his season end at the district tournament last week.

Wauneta-Palisade junior Colton Barrett placed fourth Saturday at the D-2 District wrestling tournament and earned a trip to the state meet.

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Reagan Skow (left) and Michaela Dukes fight for a loose ball in Friday’s contest against Maywood/Hayes Center

For the second time in a week, the Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team had a member leave the school by ambulance.

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