The United Methodist Women donated a meat, cheese and cracker tray to Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ teachers for American Education Week. The gift was delivered by Donna Whitting (left) and Betty Vette (right). Superintendent Randy Geier (middle) accepted the gift on behalf of the teachers.

Local News

Shelby Cox | Johnson Publications

After many years of baking cookies, raising funds for playgrounds, craft fairs  and so much more, Wauneta’s Women of Today chapter is dissolving.

The Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department (WVFD) is inviting community members to attend its first annual Firemen’s Pancake Feed Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Wauneta Senior Center.

Members of a citizen’s group, Landowners for a Common Purpose, urged the board of the Upper Republican Natural Resources to sell the 19,000 acres owned by NCORPE in Lincoln County.

Sports

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

Wauneta Crossroads courtesy photos
 
    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.

Hunters liked what they experienced while pursuing wild turkeys in Nebraska this spring according to an annual survey by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

Ag & Business

Courtesy Photo
WP senior was crowned Nebraska Angus Queen in June.

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

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications
 

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

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

Christi Christner | Johnson Publications

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

The livestock judging team included (front row, from left)  junior high students Colby Hoskovec and Chloe Stehno and high school students Haley Walker, (back row, form left) Evan Nordhausen, Reagan Skow, Cord Lee and Kenna Blackman. Overall the team got eighth place out of 15 teams. Reagan Skow took home second place in senior judging.

Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ FFA Chapter competed at districts in Curtis Wednesday, Nov. 8. Both high school and junior high  students participated.

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