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Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Seniors Tucker Boos (87) and Gunner Goings (64) were stalwarts for the Broncos this season, while Trace Bley (54) stepped up to tie for the team lead in sacks and caused fumbles.

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    Wauneta-Palisade elementary students, including the preschoolers pictured above, hit the streets of Palisade Friday to celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating at downtown businesses.
    Each class held its own Halloween party in their class rooms as well.

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Wauneta-Palisade FFA held its annual Labor Auction Tuesday.
   Auctioneer Johnny Walker does a sales job on sophomore Hunter Miner.
    The event is normally held at the chapter’s spring banquet, but was moved up this year to provide better coordination between students and winning bidders. An unofficial total showed it raised more than $3,500 for the chapter. Final bid totals were not available at press time and will be published in next week’s Wauneta Breeze.

 

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Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

 

Wauneta-Palisade 2019 homecoming royalty candidates were announced Tuesday morning. Candidates selected by the junior class are (front row, left to right) JoAnna Lawler, Michaela Dukes, Faith Lemon, (back row, left to right) Cord Lee, Luke Blackman and Gunner Goings. Homecoming royalty will be crowned during the Bronco Tailgate party in the Wauneta-Palisade High School gym starting at 5:30 p.m. MT/6:30 p.m. CT.

Local News

After months of trying, Wauneta officials have finally sold village-owned apartment buildings — and for the original price they wanted.

A rural Wauneta man accidentally ran his car into the front of an Imperial grocery store Nov. 6.

Imperial City Clerk Jo Leyland met with the Chase County Commissioners Nov. 12 to discuss the Southwest Solid Waste Agency.

Sports

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Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Seniors Tucker Boos (87) and Gunner Goings (64) were stalwarts for the Broncos this season, while Trace Bley (54) stepped up to tie for the team lead in sacks and caused fumbles.

With a strong senior class to lead the way, expectations were high for this season’s Wauneta-Palisade football team.

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Members of this fall’s Wauneta-Palisade junior high football team are (back row, left to right) Aden Acton, Ashton Wheeler, Camden DeWester, Conner Bryner, Hoyte Holmes, Grayden Sutherland, (front row, left to right) Collin Bley, Trey McCrumb, Matthew Blackman, Nathan Blackman, Justin Warembourg

Ag & Business

For the second straight year, the value of cropland in Chase County showed a decline.

Nebraska lawmakers who want to update the state’s largest tax incentive program for businesses are getting ready to try again with a lot of confidence, despite a major setback that stalled their pa

The annual habitat tour will start today (Thursday) at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Imperial at 706 East 5th Street at 4:30 p.m.

School

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Alexa Sandman passes the ball as Cali Cox watches on.

 

The Wauneta-Palisade volleyball team was swept by Falls City Sacred Heart Saturday in Hastings, ending the Broncos’ season with a 19-8 record.

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    Wauneta-Palisade elementary students, including the preschoolers pictured above, hit the streets of Palisade Friday to celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating at downtown businesses.
    Each class held its own Halloween party in their class rooms as well.

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Wauneta-Palisade FFA held its annual Labor Auction Tuesday.
   Auctioneer Johnny Walker does a sales job on sophomore Hunter Miner.
    The event is normally held at the chapter’s spring banquet, but was moved up this year to provide better coordination between students and winning bidders. An unofficial total showed it raised more than $3,500 for the chapter. Final bid totals were not available at press time and will be published in next week’s Wauneta Breeze.

 

 

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