Wakefield Fire Dept. has house burn The Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department had a house burn on September 14 in town and the entire process is helpful for the property owner and for the department. To read all about the fire, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
over 3 years ago, Staff
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Fire Cook
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.
over 3 years ago, Staff
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.
over 3 years ago, Staff
Wakefield takes delivery of new ambulance
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.
over 3 years ago, Staff
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.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
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.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Benson Racing turns 51
The family of Dick and Beverly Kai would like to announce the 70th wedding anniversary of their parents, who were wed on August 27, 1950. Dick and Beverly Kai are the parents of Muriel, Cindy, and Mark.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Happy Anniversary
Fan rules for fall sports Wakefield Community Schools superintendent, Mike Moody, recently released some fan rules for viewing sports in Wakefield. The fan rules can be found on the front page of this week's Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Experienced Allen Eagle squad looking to improve on 6-3 finish in 2020 season The 2020 edition of Allen Eagle football will be in search of returning to the playoff picture for a fifth consecutive year. The Eagles return five starters on both sides of the football, along with several others, who played significant minutes in 2019, and all will be called upon to show leadership. The full story can be found in the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Allen Eagles
Emerson-Hubbard Pirates return seven seniors Emerson-Hubbard returns seven seniors for a 2020 season. Seven seniors is a good number for an 8-man squad, but many things need to fall into place to secure a successful season. To read what Pirate head coach Joe Kvidera had to say about the upcoming season, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Emerson-Hubbard Pirates
Wakefield Softball finishes another successful season The Wakefield 14 and under and 18 and under softball teams ended their respective seasons at a state tournament in Hastings at the Smith Softball Complex. To read what coach Mike Mogus had to say about the season, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Wakefield Softball
Wakefield Softball
Trojans ready for 2020 gridiron campaign Wakefield returns plenty of skill position talent from the 2019 team that completed a very competitive schedule with a stellar 7-1 record. To read what head football coach Mike Hassler said about the team, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Trojans ready for 2020 gridiron campaign
Eaton clan successful at any level of ball Paul and Janelle Eaton have been fairly successful in their endeavors for the past 50 years or so. The Eaton's granddaughter, Laini Michaelis recently won the 12 and under state championship in the USSSA Nebraska State Softball tournament. The full story can be found on the back page of the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Eaton clan successful at any level of ball
Sidelines to host another 'Cruise In' Sidelines Bar and Grille will host the final 'Cruise In' on August 26. "These are a lot of fun to get out and show off the cars," said Randy Krueger. "Especially now when we can't get out like we like." To find out what else Krueger has to say about 'Cruise In' and when the event begins, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Sidelines to host another 'Cruise In'
Henderson trial postponed After jury selection earlier this month and some testimony was given and it was discovered, one of the prospective jurors was infected with the COVID-19 virus causing a mistrial. To find out when the trial is set to begin again, including what Henderson is being charged with, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Lady Trojan volleyball begins solo campaign For the first time in a few years, two to be exact, the Wakefield Lady Trojans will embark on a season without Allen. They will be without the neighbors to the north, but they will also drop in classification and reap the benefits of a coach from the Cheryl Greve camp. The full story can be found in the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Lady Trojans
Wolfpack Volleyball set to begin first season For the first time ever, the Northeast Nebraska Woflpack will take to the volleyball court and compete as a D-1 high school cooperative. To read what longtime volleyball coach Cheryl Greve has to say about the cooperative, find this story on the back page of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Wolfpack Volleyball set to begin first season
Wakefield Ponies have successful season The Wakefield Pony League started the 2020 campaign with a win. Unfortunately, they lost the next four games before gathering momentum to end up in the league championship game at Craig later in the season. To read more, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Wakefield Ponies
Wakefield Ponies
Wakefield Ponies
Wakefield Ponies
Wakefield Fire Department keeping residents safe The Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department keeps Wakefield and the surrounding area safe-at times when the area doesn't know it. FireCatt was in town testing over 7,000 feet of hose on the Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department's trucks to assure the hoses are fit to do what they are intended to do. The full story can be found in the latest edition of the Wakefield Repubican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
Hose Testing
This past weekend, the Little Red Hen theatre stretched its wings for some outdoor theatre. "Love Letters," by A. R. Gurney was presented by the Little Red Hen Theatre in collaboration with faculty from Wayne State College. To read more on the outdoor performance, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
almost 4 years ago, Staff
LRHT performs outdoors
LRHT performs outdoors