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The final schedule has been set for this year’s Harvest Festival, “Blame It All on My Roots.”

Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska photo

Lex Thompson of Imperial spoke of his cancer journey at June’s Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska, offering both practical advice and a testimony of his faith.

Cancer doesn’t necessarily run in families, even if it can sometimes seem like it.

The parade held on Saturday morning during Harvest Fest is always a crowd-pleaser. This year the parade, set for 10 a.m. MT/11 a.m.


Courtesy photo

Members of Gigi’s Team are (front row, left to right) Shelby Brennan, Austin Jenkins, Bailee Porter, Megan Brennan, Reagan Skow, Danny Lewandowski, (back row, left to right) Austen Rozelle, Kendell Foster, Dennis Cavanaugh, Faith Simpson, Joshua Harms, Lesley Stehno. Not pictured is Lake Reikofski

A coed softball team from Wauneta, Palisade and McCook spent the weekend playing in the second annual “Catching For Cancer” Softball Tournament.

The Chase County Veterans Memorial three-person golf scramble, rescheduled from an earlier date, will take place July 6-7 at Enders Lake Golf Course.

    Randy Styskal, Dave Engel, Gary Schreiner won the Otis Knotwell Memorial Senior Three-Person Scramble June 20. The group finished with rounds 30 and 30 for a final score of 60.

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.


With summer vacation more than half over, the Wauneta-Palisade School Board Monday approved a hike in meal prices and the coming year’s school calendar.

More than 5,100 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students for the spring semester of the 2018-19 academic year.

atilda Malcolm, Jeimy Martinez and George Lee have been awarded the The Nebraska International Languages Association Seal Of Biliteracy in Spanish and English.

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