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Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

Landen Lawless of Wauneta’s Southwest Nebraska Properties purchased the formerly village-owned apartment buildings for $60,000 — the original minimum bid when the village first tried to sell the properties.

 

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Caitlin Pollmann of Southwestern Vet Service of Wauneta presents Wauneta-Palisade’s FFA chapter with a $953 donation last week. The money came from a program run by Zoetis, which makes medicine and vaccinations for pets and livestock. It represents one percent of Southwestern Vet Service’s purchase of the company’s products between Feb. 1 and April 20 of last year.

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Pictured above is (front row, left to right) Braelynn Sprague, cheerleader Katlynn Parrish-Yell, Lileigh Littrel, Cheyenne Parrish, cheerleader Payton Yearous holding Doz Kinyua, Aubrie Ramirez, Natalie Walker, Annaly Ramirez, cheerleader Faith Burton, (back row, left to right) cheerleaders Haley Walker and Kelsey Allen, Alicyn Cox, cheerleaders Michaela Dukes, Chloe Stehno and Olivia Behrends.

 

Local News

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Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

Landen Lawless of Wauneta’s Southwest Nebraska Properties purchased the formerly village-owned apartment buildings for $60,000 — the original minimum bid when the village first tried to sell the properties.

 

As of Thursday morning, the Village of Wauneta was out of the apartment rental business.

The tree is back in the attic, the decorations are back in their boxes and the last leftovers were eaten long ago. But in one sense, the Christmas holidays aren’t over.

If you’re considering cutting the cable or ditching the dish, BWTelcom wants you to know it can help.

Sports

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Diane Stamm | Johnson Publication

Cody Holmes earns a pin over Leyton’s Logan Craig Saturday at the Chase County Invitational. Holmes won three matches at the meet and finished in fifth place.

With the excitement of hosting Friday’s RPAC wrestling meet as fuel, the Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers placed three at the Chase County Invite Saturday.

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Allison Sandman | Johnson Publications

Cali Cox gets off a shot in the lane Friday against Grant. Cox led WP with 16 points.

The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team picked up its fourth and fifth wins of the season last week with victories over Perkins County and Garden County.

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Tucker Boos cuts through three Perkins County defenders on his way to the basket.
 

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team moved to 7-7 on the season with wins over Perkins County and Garden County.

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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Caitlin Pollmann of Southwestern Vet Service of Wauneta presents Wauneta-Palisade’s FFA chapter with a $953 donation last week. The money came from a program run by Zoetis, which makes medicine and vaccinations for pets and livestock. It represents one percent of Southwestern Vet Service’s purchase of the company’s products between Feb. 1 and April 20 of last year.

Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) in Imperial is beginning community education classes this month, said Brenda Ledall, MPCC Imperial campus coordinator.

    Ellen (Lee) Marquardt, a 2016 graduate of Wauneta-Palisade, has been named to the Hastings College Dean’s List for its Fall 2019 semester.

 

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