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  • Jon Mooberry with JEO Consulting (right) discussed the work to be done on engineering the Centennial Road, 14th to 21st Street project during Tuesday's City Council meeting.
    March 3, 2021
    Energy costs, mask mandate debated during council meeting  The cost of electricity during last month's cold weather  and the issue of continuing the city's mask mandate (see...
  • March 3, 2021
    Effective immediately, the city of Wayne no longer has a mask mandate.The mandate was lifted after Mayor Cale Giese broke a tie vote during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. Council...

  • Emergency Manager Nic Kemnitz (left) updated Wayne County Commissioners on work he has been doing in recent weeks.
    March 2, 2021
     An update on creating a wildfire protection plan for this region of the state was among the items highlighting the Tuesday meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners.Wayne County...

Latest News

1 day 6 hours ago
Wayne State College junior thrower Mckenzie Scheil was named the NSIC Women’s Field Athlete of the Year. Scheil was a repeat champion in the weight throw at last weekend’s NSIC Indoor Championshipswith a new school record mark of 67 feet, 9 3/4 inches. She eclipsed the previous school mark of 67-0...
1 day 6 hours ago
Wayne State is ranked fourth in the third and final edition of the NCAA Division II Central Region men’s basketball rankings. The Wildcats are 11-6 on the season, captured the NSIC South Division regular season title and won their first-round game in the NSIC Tournament last week over St. Cloud...
1 day 6 hours ago
Wayne State’s indoor track and field teams will send three competitors to the NCAA Div. II Indoor Track and Field Championships, scheduled for March 11-13 in Birmingham, Ala. For the third straight year, Mckenzie Scheil has qualified in the weight throw. The junior has the top mark in NCAA Div. II...

Jon Mooberry with JEO Consulting (right) discussed the work to be done on engineering the Centennial Road, 14th to 21st Street project during Tuesday's City Council meeting.
2 days 12 hours ago
Energy costs, mask mandate debated during council meeting     The cost of electricity during last month's cold weather  and the issue of continuing the city's mask mandate (see separate story on the website) were among the items discussed during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. While...
2 days 16 hours ago
Effective immediately, the city of Wayne no longer has a mask mandate. The mandate was lifted after Mayor Cale Giese broke a tie vote during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. Council members Yasuko Taoka, Nick Muir, Jill Brodersen and Jason Karsky voted against lifting the mandate, while...
Diane S. Keim, 67, of Wakefield, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 surrounded by her family at her home near Wakefield.   Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 13 at 11 a.m. at the Wakefield Cemetery in Wakefield. A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, March 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the...
March 5, 2021

Sports

  • March 4, 2021
    Wayne State College junior thrower Mckenzie Scheil was named the NSIC Women’s Field Athlete of the Year.Scheil was a repeat champion in the weight throw at last weekend’s NSIC Indoor...
  • March 4, 2021
    Wayne State is ranked fourth in the third and final edition of the NCAA Division II Central Region men’s basketball rankings.The Wildcats are 11-6 on the season, captured the NSIC South...
  • March 4, 2021
    Wayne State’s indoor track and field teams will send three competitors to the NCAA Div. II Indoor Track and Field Championships, scheduled for March 11-13 in Birmingham, Ala.For the third...

Obituaries

  • March 5, 2021
    Diane S. Keim, 67, of Wakefield, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 surrounded by her family at her home near Wakefield.  Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 13 at 11 a.m. at the Wakefield...
  • March 1, 2021
    Phyllis M. Macke, 92, of Wayne, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 at Wayne Countryview Care and Rehabilitation.Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 5 at 10:30 a.m. at  St. Mary’s...
  • February 22, 2021
    Dolores Ann Erwin, 94 of Laurel, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.Services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Laurel with the...

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