Local News

Lisa Kisinger is hoping for a big crowed from Wauneta, and elsewhere, in Lincoln Dec. 19.

After finishing September in the black, Wauneta Care and Therapy Center Administrator Lisa Kisinger was back to giving her board bad news last week.

Tom Pantera | Johnson Publications

 

With only a couple of weeks left until his big night, Santa and Mrs. Claus stopped at the Palisade American Legion Hall Saturday Dec. 8.

Sports

The Nebraska volleyball team earned a program-record fourth straight trip to the NCAA Semifinals after a 3-0 sweep over the No.

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Ben Anderjaska (4) hangs in the air as he attempts to convert an offensive rebound into points.

The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team picked up two easy wins in last week’s Cattle Trail Invitational, but the championship plaque once more eluded the Broncos.

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Colby Hoskovec holds the upperhand during his match with Isaac Piel of Wilcox-Hildreth.

The Wauneta-Palisade wrestling team continued to gain experience last week with a trip to the Southern Valley Invite.

Ag & Business

Nebraska legislators had better have a relaxing holiday season, because they’ll have more than enough to do when they reconvene Jan. 9.

The holidays are here, and while many are decorating trees, planning family celebrations and buying the perfect presents, others are battling for their lives due to cancer.

State Sen. Dan Hughes was overwhelmed with the support he received during last week’s general election.

School

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.

Wauneta’s Board of Trustees Tuesday made it a bit less convenient to park near the high school football field on game days.

Shelby Brennan

The Palisade Attendance Center held its Veterans Day program Monday. Above, Brittany Barnard (left) and LiLeigh Littrel speak during the fifth-grade skit.

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