Members of the boys’ team are (front row, left to right) Joshua Hicks, Grant Walker, Joshua Starnes, Jacksen Littrel, Michael Duvel, Kyle Jutten, Allen Ramirez, (back row, left to right) Cole Hamilton, Colby Hoskovec, Trace Bley, Cody Holmes, Garrett Hannah, Ruel Malcolm, Laiden Lawler and Wyatt Muths.

Local News

The Wauneta Community Building was buzzing with activity Monday night.

An incumbent county official and Wauneta-Palisade School board member are the most recent filings for office, and came in the past week.

A new year is finally upon the community. With any other new beginning, looking on the past can be both educational and enjoyable.
    Included is a look of highlights found in 2017.

Sports

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Evan Nordhausen puts the clamps on Minatare’s Lawrence Rodriguez during their match at the Chase County Invite. Nordhausen won the bout by pin.

Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers Willis Christner and Evan Nordhausen had their work cut out for them Saturday at the Chase County Invite.

Members of the Wauneta-Palisade Junior High wrestling team were (front row, left to right) Colby Hoskovec, Tennille Warembourg, Kyle Jutten, (back row, left to right) student assistant Colton Barre

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Dennis Cavanaugh gets off a floater over the Perkins County defense Friday. Cavanaugh scored six points in the game.

The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team lost back-to-back games last week to Perkins County and Garden County.

Ag & Business

Rules and regulations for the next five years for the Upper Republican Natural Resources District have not been fully completed but one thing is for sure—the allocation will remain at 65 inches.

The hue and cry for property tax relief continues to hound the 49 senators in Nebraska’s statehouse.

State Senator Dan Hughes wants people to get the facts about the possible expansion of an organic dairy in Chase County.

School

Election of officers finds President Jon Anderjaska, Vice President Bill Bischoff and Secretary Allison Sandman continuing in their roles as Wauneta-Palisade school board leaders.

Wauneta-Palisade elementary students attended Sing Around Nebraska Saturday in North Platte with instuctor Sara Behrends.

More than 160 schools and school districts from across the state were honored by Secretary of State John Gale for hosting programs, large and small, for military veterans in their communities.

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