Local News

Samantha Bell’s murder case has been transferred to Hitchcok County District Court.

Matt Moser of Imperial didn’t like the photos he saw on Facebook that pictured the flooding in eastern Nebraska.
“So I said I was going to do something,” Moser said.

Forrest Matti’s efforts to get abandoned properties cleaned up are in a holding pattern until the Nebraska Legislature meets in April, but he’s not just circling.


Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

Sunday the Wauneta-Palisade youth wrestling team traveled to Culbertson for their last tournament. Pictured is Kinsley Vapenik taking down her opponent.

As organizers and team members gain experience, the Wauneta-Palisade youth wrestling team has continued to grow stronger and busier.

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

This season’s returning letter winners are (first row, left to right) Ty Duvel, Tucker Boos, Dennis Cavanaugh, Joel Maris, (second row, left to right) Dakota Ingold, Payton Yearous, Maycee Wheeler, Haylee Sandman, Zoey Boos, Kendra Bley, Haley Walker, Michaela Dukes, (back row, left to right) Paxton Gleason, Ben Anderjaska, Duncan Rector, Austen Rozelle, Dalton Harchelroad, Caid Doetker (with Kenton Doetker), Gunner Goings and Lake Reikofski. Not pictured are George Lee, Braxton McKinney and JoAnna Lawler.

Between winter refusing to leave and a trip to the state basketball tournament, the track season is off to a slow start.

Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications

Senior Dalton Harchelroad played in all 26 games for Wauneta-Palisade and was third on the team in steals.

The jump up to Class D1 this basketball season didn’t hinder the Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team.

Ag & Business

Experts are concerned about the potential threat posed to Nebraska agriculture by an invasive worm from Asia.

Farmers who are tired of deer destroying their crops could get a new incentive to let hunters onto their land under a bill in the Nebraska Legislature, but some outdoors groups and state officials

    The Chase County 4-H market beef weigh-in is set for Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Imperial Auction Market.


Matilda Malcolm and Tommy Bley were crowned 2019 Queen and King at Saturday’s Wauneta-Palisade Prom.

Matilda Malcolm and Tommy Bley were crowned 2019 Queen and King at Saturday’s Wauneta-Palisade Prom.

The Wauneta-Palisade School District will begin random drug tests of high school students next month.

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