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Chase County Commissioners Dave Hogsett, Chuck Vette and Don Weiss, Jr. met Nov. 28 for the board’s second meeting of the month.

The Christmas season can be found everywhere one turns. In the grocery stores, on the radio and even in the area towns. Palisade will have its annual Christmas celebration this Saturday, Dec.

The 13th annual Vision of Trees was held this weekend at the Champion Community Center. The theme this year was Nebraska’s 150th birthday with a focus on Christmas memories.


Clif Wright was announced the winner of Wauneta Crossroads’ Big Buck Competition with his 9x6 point mule deer.

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Natalie Ramirez cuts to the land during Wauneta-Palisade’s season-opening win over Wallace.

The season has gotten off on the right foot for the Wauneta-Palisade girls’ basketball team. WP picked up wins over Wallace and McPherson County last week to start the season.

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Duncan Rector keeps his eyes on the basket as he splits Wallace defenders Thursday against Wallace.

The Wauneta-Palisade boys’ basketball team’s season got off to a strong start last week with wins over Wallace Thursday and McPherson County Friday.

Ag & Business

More than 100 4-Hers, family members and volunteers gathered Nov. 7, for the annual 4-H Achievement Program at the Chase County Fairgrounds.

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) participants are responsible for ensuring adequate, approved vegetative and practice cover is maintained to control erosion throughout the life of the contract af

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WP senior was crowned Nebraska Angus Queen in June.

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


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Wauneta-Palisade Schools had its elementary Christmas concert at the Palisade Attendance Center Monday, Dec. 4. Parents, grandparents, students, etc.

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Olivia Behrends (right) and sponsor Jennifer Loker enjoyed an educational trip to the University of Nebraska at Omaha Nov. 15-17 for UNO’s CodeCrush.

Wauneta-Palisade student Olivia Behrends and sponsor Jennifer Loker spent three busy days during November in Omaha taking part of the University of Omaha’s CodeCrush.

The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association announces its annual $400 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating high school senior or to a student currently enrolled in post-high school educat

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