Local News

The Wauneta Village Board spent much of its Jan. 8 regular meeting going over the presentation it was set to make to tell voters about the proposed 1 percent village sales tax.

The Wauneta Senior Center needs to find a cook — quickly.

The Chase County Commissioners adopted all proposed changes to the county’s zoning regulations during a public hearing at the Jan. 8 commissioners’ meeting.


Lake Reikofski (right) gathers himself before putting up a shot against Garden County.
Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications


The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team made it seven straight wins last week with victories over Perkins County and Garden County.

Zoey Boos (1) and Haylee Sandman (25) put the pressure on Garden County Saturday evening.
Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team split games with Perkins County and Garden County last weekend.
    WP missed out on an opportunity for a win Friday at Perkins County.

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Faith Lemon battles for position in her third match of the Chase County invite Saturday.

Wauneta-Palisade’s Colby Hoskovec won three of five pool matches at the Chase County Invite to earn a third-place finish. Hoskovec has won seven matches in the last two weeks.

Ag & Business

Members of the Nebraska Corn Growers Association gathered at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln on Wednesday, December 19th, for their Annual Meeting.

Make plans now to join farmers and ranchers at the 2019 Farming Evolution event in Holyoke, Colorado.  

The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, more widely known as the Farm Bill, will increase overall funding for conservation programs in Nebraska.


Wauneta-Palisade Schools will start off the holiday season with an early release Friday at 11:06 a.m. MT/12:06 p.m. CT. School will resume as regular Friday, Jan. 5.

Photos by Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

    Wauneta-Palisade kindergarten students made gingerbread house with a little help from their parents Friday, Dec. 14. Families spent around 90 minutes working on the houses.

Haley Walker

Haley Walker, a sophomore at Wauneta-Palisade High School, was chosen for All-State Choir in Lincoln on Nov. 14-16. Walker was selected by audition as an Alto 2.

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