Local News

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Western States Bank made donations to nine area organizations during its first annual “Giving from the Heart” ceremony. Recipients present at the ceremony included, (from back left) Kenny and Barb Smith, Keith Wellman, Paige Johnston, Jan Coone, Laurie Kerchal, Harold Nordhausen, Joe Weiss, Lana Skelton, Tony Cribelli, Steve Lewis, Joey Large, Teresa Hayes, (middle row left to right) Mandi Kramer, Ashley Einspahr, Sabrina Sandavol, Mandy Sandavol, Deb Hrcka (front row), Lilian Sandoval, Addalyn Einspahr, Riley McCrumb, Candance Sandoval, Maggie DeWester, Kallie Hoskovec, Daniel Christensen and Tommy Bley.

Western States Bank had its annual “Giving from the Heart” program. The yearly initiative ended with a ceremony held on Valentine’s Day at all Western States Bank locations.

The Village of Wauneta Board of Trustees met Feb. 7, 2018 for its annual meeting with a full agenda.

Visitors to the Feb. 13 Chase County Commissioner’s meeting kept board members Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr.


The Wauneta-Palisade Youth Wrestling Program hosted its first ever dual Sunday against Dundy County-Stratton.

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Reagan Skow pressures the Maywood/Hayes Center guard up court.

Though the Wauneta-Palisade Lady Broncos were knocked out of the D2-9 subdistrict by Maywood/Hayes Center Feb. 16, WP is still practicing and hoping to earn a wildcard.

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Cash Yearous (11) leads his teammates upcourt. Also pictured for WP are Ben Anderjaska (4), Dennis Cavanaugh (35) and Austen Rozelle.

The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team picked up a huge win Friday, beating Dundy County-Stratton 82-79.

Ag & Business

There are still tickets available, and at the earlier purchase price, for next week’s “Celebrate Agriculture” program in Imperial.

Cost-share funds that pay for up to one-half of the cost of soil moisture probes are available from the Upper Republican NRD.

Based on projections by the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR), pumping on Rock Creek and Lincoln County augmentation projects may not be needed in 2018.


Pictured from left is the ag mechanics team Anthony Sramek, Tommy Bley, Peyton Sramek, Daniel Christensen and Caid Doetker.

The Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ FFA team has competed at several area competitions. The most recent one being the Career Development Events (CDE) competition in Curtis.

Nebraska Corn is a proud supporter of the FFA organization and is excited to celebrate National FFA Week, which takes place February 17-24, 2018.

The February Wauneta-Palisade School Board meeting, Feb. 6, 2018, did not take up too much time.

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