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Joel Maris keeps his eyes on the Raiders’ defender during a first-half run. The senior had only one rush in the contest, but contributed six solo tackles in the win.

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Local News

Agricultural land values in Chase County actually decreased this year after showing increases of more than 74 percent from 2013 through 2016.

Wauneta residents will see no increases in property taxes under a 2018-19 budget passed by village trustees Tuesday.

Grass isn’t being mowed and streets won’t be plowed this winter in Hamlet because of accusations made at a Sept. 3 Village Board meeting.

Sports

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Haley Walker serves during Wauneta-Palisade’s JV match against Stapleton.

The Wauneta-Palisade volleyball team hit the road last week for matches against Southwest and Stapleton.

Team members from the Imperial Country Club claimed their third consecutive win in the 17th playing of the Chase County Cup in Imperial Saturday.

Hunters will take to the field Sept. 15 for the start of the fall turkey season.

Ag & Business

A new farm safety website, “Telling the Story,” features firsthand accounts by farmers who have been injured or who have lost family members to agriculture-related incidents.

    School is back in session, and it is time for Extension horticulture classes to resume through Nebraska Extension, starting Sept. 11, at 5:30 p.m. MT/6:30 p.m. CT.

It may not seem like it, given the sizzling temperatures some areas have see this month, but at least one agricultural expert is worried that overall, it’s been a bit cool for the crops.

School

Despite growing enrollments and fears of shrinking state aid, Wauneta-Palisade School District residents will see no property tax hike this year.

Anyone who looks at the Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ calendar knows how crazy spring can be.

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The grant from the Nebraska FFA Foundation will replace welding equipment at Wauneta-Palisade High School that has been around since current students’ parents attended the school

A grant from the Nebraska FFA Foundation will enable Wauneta-Palisade High School to replace welding equipment that has been used here for a generation.

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