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WHS Class of 2020 receives diplomas The Wakefield High School Class of 2020 received diplomas in the high school gym Sunday, August 2, fulfilling a promise from high...
A graduation ceremony was celebrated earlier this summer, but a promise made by Wakefield High School principal, Matt Farup, will result in a diploma presentation to each...
The second attempt at hosting the Wakefield Market was as successful as the first go around as 11 vendors and several stores welcomed customers from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00...
An updated look for the Wakefield Republican website, www.wakefieldrepublican.com, was launched last week, bringing a new style and increased functionality to the paper’s...
There is a rare sight to be seen in the northwestern skies of Nebraska, a comet just bright enough to be seen with the naked eye, a sight that hasn’t been seen since Comet...
Meyer has successful 4-H showing at Wayne Co. Fair
Megan Meyer from Emerson had a very successful showing at the Wayne County Fair as a 4-H member in several different categories. To read Meyer's accomplishments at this year's abbreviated fair in Wayne, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
Levee work begins
Levee work along Logan Creek on the north edge of Wakefield has begun.
According to the Army Corps of Engineers work on the repair from the flood of 2019 should be completed around the middle of October.
The walking path along the levee will be unavailable in a couple of spots near the bridge crossing Highway 35 on Wakefield's northern edge of town.
The path is accessible at the south entrance and available at Graves Park on the north end.
The Graves' Park accessibility will be limited by the closure as far as distance on the path, but the path is accessible.
Ashley Rewinkel Promoted to Branch Manager at SNB
State Nebraska Bank & Trust has promoted Ashley Rewinkel to Branch Manager and Personal Banker at its new Campus Branch, set to open in the SNBuilding at 10th and Main Street in Wayne this August. To read more on Rewinkel's promotion and her background, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
Wakefield residents dominate 'Dam Race'
Zach Dolen and Ross Hansen "dominated" the 3rd Annual Crofton Dam Race on Saturday, July 25 at the Weigand State Recreation Area and campground north of Crofton. To read the full story, including what the guys thought of the race, pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican.
Wakefield Health Care Center provides a COVID update
By Traci Haglund, Administrator/ Wakefield Health Care Center
The Wakefield Health Care Center has been working diligently to keep COVID-19 out of the facility. Be sure to pick up the latest edition of the Wakefield Republican to read some of the precautions the staff are doing to keep the residents and their co-workers safe.