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Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education member Jodi Pulfer presented a bouquet of flowers as a thank you for her years of service to the district.
4 hours 40 min ago
The acceptance of an athletic training services agreement, the first reading of a number of policies and several handbooks were among the items on the agenda when the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Monday. Board members first listened to a presentation from...
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On Thursday, June 10, at approximately 3:25 p.m. a rural Ponca male became distressed while swimming at the Wayne Aquatic Center.  One of the lifeguards monitoring the pool noticed the teen motionless in the pool and responded to rescue him. The teen was removed from the pool with the assistance of...

Wayne City Administrator Wes Blecke (left) spoke on some possible options for the old bathhouse at 13th and Lincoln Streets during Tuesday's town hall meeting.
6 days 8 hours ago
Wayne residents were able to voice their opinions regarding the recently completed Community Attitude Survey and future use of the old bathhouse during a town hall meeting on Tuesday. Approximately 20 people were in attendance, including city officials, council members and local citizens. The...

Mike Powicki, representing the Wayne Kiwanis Club, spoke to the Wayne City Council on a request to close a portion of Second Street for the Chicken Show Omelet Feed.
1 week 5 days ago
  Two ordinances were approved on final reading and two additional ordinances received second reading approval during a relatively short meeting of the Wayne City Council on Tuesday. Council members approved Ordinance 2021-8, which will amend the city code in regard to building regulations. Through...

Robyn Isom (center) was in tears after receiving the Congeniality Award from the Wayne Ambassadors. The presentation took place at Pac 'N' Save where she has been employed while attending Wayne State College.
1 week 6 days ago
Robyn Isom was surprised and overcome with emotion when members of the Wayne Ambassdors arrived at Pac 'N' Save on Wednesday afternoon. Brandon Hall, chair of the Ambassdors, presented her with the Quarterly Congeniality Award. He read information from her nomination letter, indicating her...

Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education member Jodi Pulfer presented a bouquet of flowers as a thank you for her years of service to the district.
The acceptance of an athletic training services agreement, the first reading of a number of policies and several handbooks were among the items on the agenda when the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Monday. Board members first listened to a presentation from...
June 15, 2021

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  • Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education member Jodi Pulfer presented a bouquet of flowers as a thank you for her years of service to the district.
    June 15, 2021
    The acceptance of an athletic training services agreement, the first reading of a number of policies and several handbooks were among the items on the agenda when the Wayne Community Schools Board of...
  • June 11, 2021
    On Thursday, June 10, at approximately 3:25 p.m. a rural Ponca male became distressed while swimming at the Wayne Aquatic Center. One of the lifeguards monitoring the pool noticed the teen...

  • Wayne City Administrator Wes Blecke (left) spoke on some possible options for the old bathhouse at 13th and Lincoln Streets during Tuesday's town hall meeting.
    June 9, 2021
    Wayne residents were able to voice their opinions regarding the recently completed Community Attitude Survey and future use of the old bathhouse during a town hall meeting on Tuesday.Approximately 20...

Sports

  • May 31, 2021
    Mckenzie Scheil of Wayne State College placed 12th out of 17 competitors Saturday afternoon in the shot put at the NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Allendale, Mich.The sophomore...
  • May 28, 2021
    Wayne State’s student athletes didn’t let the pandemic get in the way of their work in the classroom this season.Wayne State College Athletic Director Mike Powicki announced that all 15...
  • May 28, 2021
    Wayne State College junior thrower Mckenzie Scheil earned All-American honors with a second-place finish to highlight the Wildcats’ efforts in the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field...

Obituaries

  • June 4, 2021
    Marvin R. Stueckrath, 78, of Norfolk, died Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at his home in Norfolk.Services were held Friday, June 4 at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Private family burial will be held...
  • June 3, 2021
    Roberta J. Carman, 101, of Wayne, died Thursday, June 3, 2021 at the Wakefield Health Care Center.Services are currently pending with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.
  • June 3, 2021
    Colleen Boeckenhauer, 60, of Homer, died Dec. 31, 2020.The family of Tim Boeckenhauer will hold a Celebration of Life service on Sunday, June 13 at 2 p.m. at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Homer.

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