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  • Wayne Community Schools' Superintendent Dr. Mark Lenihan (center) updates the board on re-opening plans for the coming school year.
    August 12, 2020
     The plan for beginning the 2020-2021 school year and the district's budget for the coming year were discussed at length during Monday's regular meeting of the Wayne Community Schools...
  • August 7, 2020
    Brandon Hall, store manager of Wayne's Ace Hardware & Home welcomed guests to Wayne Chamber Coffee on Friday. Hall spoke about opening the store and highlighted some of their products. He...

  • Council members discuss the options for a fence in the Western Ridge subdivision.
    August 5, 2020
     Two change orders for the Wayne Trail-Phase 2 Project were approved and council members discussed items in the upcoming budget during a meeting held at the Wayne City Auditorium on Tuesday.A...

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1 day 11 hours ago
Wayne High football coach Russ Plager has been named to the North coaching staff for the 2021 Shrine Bowl. Plager will be one of five assistants on the staff for head coach Kurt Frenzen of Columbus Lakeview. Joining Plager as assistants are Mike Kayl of Gretna, Judson Hall of Scottsbluff, Wade...
1 day 12 hours ago
In a news release sent late Thursday morning, the Northern Sun Conference announced that it has cancelled the fall sports season and all sports activities through the end of the year. In light of the NCAA Board of Governors’ decision to direct all institutions and conferences to meet specific...

Wayne Community Schools' Superintendent Dr. Mark Lenihan (center) updates the board on re-opening plans for the coming school year.
2 days 14 hours ago
 The plan for beginning the 2020-2021 school year and the district's budget for the coming year were discussed at length during Monday's regular meeting of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education. Superintendent Dr. Mark Lenihan presented detailed information on the re-opening plan for the...
1 week 7 hours ago
Brandon Hall, store manager of Wayne's Ace Hardware & Home welcomed guests to Wayne Chamber Coffee on Friday. Hall spoke about opening the store and highlighted some of their products. He also mentioned that in September, the store will hold an official grand opening and ribbon cutting.

Council members discuss the options for a fence in the Western Ridge subdivision.
1 week 2 days ago
 Two change orders for the Wayne Trail-Phase 2 Project were approved and council members discussed items in the upcoming budget during a meeting held at the Wayne City Auditorium on Tuesday. A change order in regard to adding cast iron detectable warning panels along the trail was approved. It was...
Melvin “Mike” Meierhenry, 89 of Lincoln, formerly of Hoskins, died Wednesday, Aug.5, 2020.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Faith Lutheran Church in Lincoln. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery in Norfolk. Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 8701 Adams Street, Lincoln, Neb....
August 14, 2020

Sports

  • August 13, 2020
    Wayne High football coach Russ Plager has been named to the North coaching staff for the 2021 Shrine Bowl.Plager will be one of five assistants on the staff for head coach Kurt Frenzen of Columbus...
  • August 13, 2020
    In a news release sent late Thursday morning, the Northern Sun Conference announced that it has cancelled the fall sports season and all sports activities through the end of the year.In light of the...
  • July 31, 2020
    The Wayne American Legion Post 43 Seniors saw their season come to an end Friday with two losses in the Covid-19 State Tournament in Bennington.On Thursday, the Seniors opened with a 4-2 win over...

Obituaries

  • August 14, 2020
    Melvin “Mike” Meierhenry, 89 of Lincoln, formerly of Hoskins, died Wednesday, Aug.5, 2020. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Faith Lutheran Church in Lincoln. Burial was...
  • August 13, 2020
    Services are currently pending with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne for Virgil L.Rohlff, 88, of Norfolk, formerly of Winside.He died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 at the Norfolk Veterans Home.
  • August 12, 2020
    Bob Adair, Sr. 65, of Wayne, formerly of  Waterloo, Iowa, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.Services will be held Friday, Aug. 14 at 10:30 a.m. at Greenwood...

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