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Above, staff membersof the School Student Weekly News are (front, from left) Abby Blackman, Kameron Jutten, Ayden Baker (back, from left) Kaden Shifflet, Aiden Wheeler and (not pictured) Jackson Wessels.

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Wauneta-Palisade juniors (left to right) Haylee Sandman, Payton Yearous and Faith Burton have been selected to attend the 2020 session of the American Legion Auxiliary Cornhusker Girls State in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Local News

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Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Dukes takes photos of the damage to a vehicle Friday. The 2009 Chevy pickup was part of a two-vehicle collision near Enders.

Authorities were called to a two-vehicle accident near Enders Friday at approximately 11:42 a.m.

A state review of property tax exemptions may mean that two Wauneta businesses will begin paying those taxes for the first time.

With the coronavirus appearing in Nebraska, and even creeping closer to this part of the state, officials aren’t yet taking special measures, but are gearing up efforts to protect residents.

Sports

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Tucker Boos finished second on the team with 36 three-pointers, while starting all 26 games.

The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball had a lot of unknowns heading into the start of practices in November.

Despite finishing with an 11-15 record, Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball coach Matt Cox sees a lot of positives from this season, especially playing in a district final.

The Nebraska volleyball team will play a spring match against Northern Colorado at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island on Saturday, April 25.

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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Above, staff membersof the School Student Weekly News are (front, from left) Abby Blackman, Kameron Jutten, Ayden Baker (back, from left) Kaden Shifflet, Aiden Wheeler and (not pictured) Jackson Wessels.

If you want to keep up on the doings at the elementary school in Palisade, you have a new way to do that.

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Artist Faith Lemon took home second place among Wauneta-Palisade submissions at the RPAC Art in Cambridge for “Broken Glass Barbie.”.

Wauneta-Palisade art students Hannah Lovell, Madyson Hood, Faith Lemon and Kelsey Allen submitted works for the RPAC Art Contest in Cambridge Jan. 22.

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Wauneta-Palisade juniors (left to right) Haylee Sandman, Payton Yearous and Faith Burton have been selected to attend the 2020 session of the American Legion Auxiliary Cornhusker Girls State in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Payton Yearous and Haylee Sandman of Wauneta, Nebraska and Faith Burton of Palisade, Nebraska have been selected to attend the 2020 session of the American Legion Auxiliary Cornhusker Girls State t

 

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