Local News

Owners Shelly and Matt Sehnert have been running the operation since 1991.

A Wauneta business has played a role in a McCook business winning a prestigious national award.

The Wauneta Senior Center will be open for lunch four days a week at least through the end of this month, but it remains uncertain what will happen after that.

A spate of pregnancies at Wauneta Care and Therapy Center could end up costing the facility some extra money.

Sports

The Wauneta-Palisade wrestling season came to an end at districts Saturday in Sutherland.
    Colby Hoskovec took to the mat Friday and lost his first match by technical fall.

The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team ran its record to 16-5 last week with 50-plus point wins over Maywood/Hayes Center and Arthur County.

The Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team has played its final games of the regular season, splitting games with Maywood/Hayes Center and Arthur County.

Ag & Business

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.

Private pesticide and chemigation training is coming to southwest Nebraska in February, March and April, with classes scheduled in Imperial, Grant and Benkelman.

School

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

Courtesy photo

    The Palisade Attendance Center hosted the Hitchcock and Hayes Counties Spelling Bee Feb. 16. Wauneta-Palisade students who placed at the event are (left to right) first grader Barrett Frecks, second place; second grader Charlie Knoetzel, first place; fourth grader Matthew Allen, third place; and fifth grader Erika Rahn, first place. Sixth grader Kalli Hoskovec received third place

Three works by Hannah Lovell were named as Wauneta-Palisade’s best at last week’s RPAC Art Show in Cambridge.

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