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Wakefield Boy Scout Troop 172 has decided to continue offering disbursement of paper and aluminum for Wakefield residents to drop-off. “We have decided to continue making...
The Wakefield Lady Trojans had a successful week two, beginning with a sweep in a triangular at Madison on September 8 and hosting their own tournament on September 10 and...
Hunter Borg had some recent success at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. Borg showed the grand champion market animal in the FFA division and the champion purebred...
very competitive, Wakefield and Stanton met on Eaton Field here in Wakefield Friday afternoon with the Trojans coming away with a decisive 50-14 win over the...
After trailing Cedar Bluffs 8-0 early in the game, the Emerson-Hubbard Pirates found their sea legs in the second period to head to the half tied 16-16, on the way to a...
Council places Sales Tax renewal on ballot
At the August 12 meeting of the Wakefield City Council, the council, with information from at least two public comment meetings and primarily online survey results from 110 Wakefield Community members, agreed to add to the General Election ballot a question to voters to continue the 1% sales tax for the collection of funds toward economic development and infrastructure in the Wakefield Community through 2037. The full story can be found in the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
Wakefield takes delivery of new ambulance
After several years of waiting, the Wakefield Rescue Squad took ownership of a new ambulance last week. The new vehicle was a plan in the making for several years now and it's ready to serve the community with all of the new bells and whistles. To read all about the new ambulance, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
Council approves funding to contribute to grant increases
The Wakefield City Council hosted a couple of public hearings to determine whether the city would contribute dollars to qualify for grants, which would at least double the city's money. To read details on the grants, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
Wakefield School reopening plan working
By Mike Moody, Superintendent at Wakefield Community Schools
Going back to school this year was unlike any I have ever experienced. The COVID-19 pandemic did indeed force us into a "new normal" setting-at least at the school. With that being said, I am pleased to announce that the first week of school has been stressful, eventful, challenging, and (above all) very successful. To read Superintendent Moody's full report, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
Benson Racing turns 51
Mike Benson decided over 50 years ago to give his driver's license a break and take his "lead-foot" to a dirt oval to have some fun. What transpired over the next 50-plus years was a lot of fun, friendship, and racing. The full story can be found on the front page of this week's Wakefield Republican.