Local News

Shelby Cox | Johnson Publications

Palisade’s Old Fashioned Christmas was Saturday, Dec. 9. Many Palisade community members came out to enjoy the day of festivities that included bingo, a visit from Mr. and Mrs.

Sounds of laughter and the intoxicating smell of fresh baked cookies and desserts filled the Mercy Meals of Southwest Nebraska house last Saturday.


Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Monique Gooden (21) pressures a Hitchcock County guard as teammates Natalie Ramirez (left), Destiny Beacham (35), Michaela Dukes and Faith Simpson (31) get back on defense.

Following a runner up finish in the Cattle Trail Tournament, the Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team is 4-1.

Cash Yearous (11), Ty Duvel (40) and Caid Doetker (31) triple-team a Medicine Valley player under Wauneta-Palisade’s basket.

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

After an opening round win over Decatur Community, the Wauneta-Palisade boys’ team ended up fourth at the Cattle Trail Tournament.

Christi Christner | Johnson Publications

Willis Christner (left) won two matches at the Southern Valley Invite Friday.

Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers Evan Nordhausen and Willis Christner got good confidence boosters Friday at the Southern Valley Invite.

Ag & Business

Favorable interest conditions led the Upper Republican Natural Resources District to refinance the existing bonds sold for the Rock Creek Augmentation Project in southwest Dundy County.

More than 100 4-Hers, family members and volunteers gathered Nov. 7, for the annual 4-H Achievement Program at the Chase County Fairgrounds.

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) participants are responsible for ensuring adequate, approved vegetative and practice cover is maintained to control erosion throughout the life of the contract af


The Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ senior English class taught by Jane Lenners recently attended “A Christmas Carol” at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in Denver, Colo.

Wauneta-Palisade Schools elementary students Jacob Blackman and Erika Rahn may only be fourth graders, but both can now add published author on their repertoire.

Shelby Cox | Johnson Publications

Wauneta-Palisade Schools had its elementary Christmas concert at the Palisade Attendance Center Monday, Dec. 4. Parents, grandparents, students, etc.

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