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Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball players (left to right) Kenna Blackman, Maycee Wheeler, Destany Simpson, Michaela Dukes, Reagan Skow, Jayden Ingold, Payton Yearous and Zoey Boos go through dribbling drills during Monday’s practice. The team will hit the court Saturday to face Ogallala in a NSAA Jamboree game

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Second place costume division winners Julie Sparrow (409) and Ashli Maris (411), along with Braxton Maris (408), take off at the start of the Saturday’s Zion Lutheran Turkey Trot in Imperial. The overall winner was Craig Wenzlick (429).

Local News

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A long lasting debate that goes beyond Nebraska’s borders is when to decorate for Christmas, and when Christmas music should be allowed to play on the radio.

The Wauneta Village Board of Trustees met for its monthly meeting Nov. 14, 2017 at the village office.

Wauneta’s Christmas season will officially kick off Monday, Nov. 27 with Chamber’s Chili Cook-off from 5 p.m. MT/6 p.m. CT to 7 p.m. MT/8 p.m. CT at the Wauneta Community Building.

Sports

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Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball players (left to right) Kenna Blackman, Maycee Wheeler, Destany Simpson, Michaela Dukes, Reagan Skow, Jayden Ingold, Payton Yearous and Zoey Boos go through dribbling drills during Monday’s practice. The team will hit the court Saturday to face Ogallala in a NSAA Jamboree game

The Wauneta-Palisade Broncos’ Thanksgiving feast won’t have long to settle before games begin.

Basketball and wrestling practices started Monday across Nebraska. The Wauneta-Palisade basketball teams will be in action Saturday, Nov.

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    Wauneta Crossroads checked in 176 deer during its first ever weekend as a Game and Parks check-in station.
    Those bringing in deer included Cliff Wright (top) and Tyler (bottom, left) and Bo (bottom, right) O’Neil.

According to Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the opening two days of Nebraska’s firearm deer season started of strong.

Ag & Business

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WP senior was crowned Nebraska Angus Queen in June.

Reagan Skow received yet another honor in the bovine showing world back in June.

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After a wet start to the month, farmers are itching to get equipment in the field. Above, a combine cuts a swath through Jack Fanning’s milo field last week.

Beginning November 1, the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s (PSC) cold weather rule will provide financially strapped customers of Nebraska’s jurisdictional natural gas utilities a little extra

School

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Maggie DeWester (left) and McKenna Doetker (right), along with Wauneta-Palisade music teacher Sara Behrends, traveled to Lincoln Nov. 16 for the annual Nebraska All-State Children’s Choir.

The Wauneta Palisade Schools’ board met Monday, Nov. 6, for its monthly meeting at the Wauneta Attendance Center.

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Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ One-Act team performed at its first in-season competition at North Platte Saturday, Nov.

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