Local News

The coronavirus pandemic and a controversial incumbent president have caused a flood of early voting nationwide — so much that one national election observer is predicting a record turnout and the

After getting to the pandemic party later than some, Wauneta is starting to see more effects of the pandemic.

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Tom Pantera | Johnson Publications

NSEA president, Jenni Benson, left, and vice-president Robert Miller visited the school in Wauneta, where Miller grew up.

At the beginning of each school year, the executive team for the Nebraska State Education Association in Lincoln travels across the state to talk with teachers, media and other representatives of t

Sports

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Allison Sandman | Johnson Publications

Colby Hoskovec looks upfield after catching a pass against Paxton. Also pictured is Michael Duvel.

The Wauneta-Palisade football team was unable to get its second win of the season Friday at Paxton. The team fell to 1-5 with two games left on the schedule.

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Allison Sandman | Johnson Publications

Haylee Sandman hits over the Maywood/Hayes Center block during Thursday’s match against the Wolves. Sandman finished with 21 kills in the match.

With only two weeks until the RPAC conference tournament and three weeks until sub-districts, the Wauneta-Palisade volleyball team split games with Dundy County-Stratton and Maywood/Hayes Center.

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Allison Sandman | Johnson Publications

Alexa Sandman (14) led Wauneta-Palisade with 28 digs in its loss to Southwest.

The Wauneta-Palisade volleyball team dropped a tough, five-set match Sept. 15 at Southwest.

Ag & Business

Soybean farmers across Nebraska and the Midwestbreathed a collective sigh of relief when they learned they would be able to use their existing stocks of dicamba-based herbicides to control weeds in

For the second straight year, the value of cropland in Chase County showed a decline.

Nebraska lawmakers who want to update the state’s largest tax incentive program for businesses are getting ready to try again with a lot of confidence, despite a major setback that stalled their pa

School

Among offices on this year’s November election ballot will be three seats on the Wauneta School Board.

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Shelby Brennan | Johnson Publications

 

Homecoming royalty was crowned Thursday during the tailgate party in the Ag Shop. Royalty is Hector Caro, Anthony Sramek, King Braxton McKinney, Queen Payton Yearous, Haylee Sandman and Lillie Miner with crown bearers Milly West and Jase Cox.

Among offices on this year’s November election ballot will be three seats on the Wauneta School Board.

 

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