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Super 8 Manager Dipek Cheudhari (right) and Shelly Christensen (left), Assistant Manager of the Cobblestone Hotel in Wayne receives the plaque indicating the hotel is taking steps to prevent human trafficking.receives a plaque from Galen Wiser, Wayne Rotary Club Coordinator.
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Several members of the Wayne Rotary Club took part in a training involving the human trafficking market. Those involved were Gary Weddel, Frank Sheda and Galen Wiser. The training was facilitated by Darius Agumba. The group then presented information to the local motel managers in Wayne with...
22 hours 58 min ago
Will McGonigal of Wayne State College was named the Northern Sun Conference Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week following his performance in last Friday’s Morningside Invitational.  The junior crossed the finish line on the 8,000-meter course first out of a field of 70 runners with a time of...
1 day 16 hours ago
CROFTON — The Wayne High girls cross country team made it 5-for-5 this season with another first-place finish, taking top honors Thursday at the Crofton Invitational. All four scoring girls finished in the top 15, with Kyla Krusemark (4th), Jala Krusemark (5th) and Laura Hasemann (6th) teaming up...

Jon Mooberry with JEO Consulting, (center) spoke on possible causes for concrete cracking on the 2019 Nebraska Street project during Tuesday's City Council meeting.
3 days 1 hour ago
Discussion on whether or not to seek an additional 12-month warranty for the 2019 Nebraska Street Improvement Project took up considerable time during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. Jon Mooberry with JEO Consulting Group, Inc., spoke to the council on the fact that there is some...
4 days 17 hours ago
The Wayne State volleyball team slipped three spots to eighth in the latest AVCA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll. The Wildcats, 7-2 overall and 1-1 in the NSIC, received 828 points in voting conducted by Division II coaches from across the country. Last week, the Wildcats split NSIC road matches,...

Super 8 Manager Dipek Cheudhari (right) and Shelly Christensen (left), Assistant Manager of the Cobblestone Hotel in Wayne receives the plaque indicating the hotel is taking steps to prevent human trafficking.receives a plaque from Galen Wiser, Wayne Rotary Club Coordinator.
Several members of the Wayne Rotary Club took part in a training involving the human trafficking market. Those involved were Gary Weddel, Frank Sheda and Galen Wiser. The training was facilitated by Darius Agumba. The group then presented information to the local motel managers in Wayne with...
September 25, 2021

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  • Super 8 Manager Dipek Cheudhari (right) and Shelly Christensen (left), Assistant Manager of the Cobblestone Hotel in Wayne receives the plaque indicating the hotel is taking steps to prevent human trafficking.receives a plaque from Galen Wiser, Wayne Rotary Club Coordinator.
    September 25, 2021
    Several members of the Wayne Rotary Club took part in a training involving the human trafficking market.Those involved were Gary Weddel, Frank Sheda and Galen Wiser. The training was facilitated by...
  • September 24, 2021
    At Tuesday's meeting, the Wayne County Commissioners received updates on the current wind energy project as well as discussing different topics.The meeting started off with claim approvals. All...
  • September 24, 2021
    Wakefield’s Board of Education held both a budget hearing and board meeting last week. The board discussed helping some band students fund a trip to commemorate D-Day and superintendent...

Sports

  • September 24, 2021
    Will McGonigal of Wayne State College was named the Northern Sun Conference Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week following his performance in last Friday’s Morningside Invitational....
  • September 23, 2021
    CROFTON — The Wayne High girls cross country team made it 5-for-5 this season with another first-place finish, taking top honors Thursday at the Crofton Invitational.All four scoring girls...
  • September 20, 2021
    The Wayne State volleyball team slipped three spots to eighth in the latest AVCA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll.The Wildcats, 7-2 overall and 1-1 in the NSIC, received 828 points in voting conducted...

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Lifestyle

  • September 22, 2021
    Check out some of the photos from this week's Memory Lane feature.To see the stories featured this week, visit this link:http://mywaynenews.com/memory-lane-sept-23-2021-edition
  • September 20, 2021
    While everyone may have their own definition of what age range constitutes a “youth leader” it is important to remember that all of them are our future leaders. These youth are the...

  • Twenty-three of the 36 active firemen pictured here are, left to right, back row: Harold Fleer, Harry Leseberg, Lloyd Russell, Ivan Creighton, Ivan Beeks, Dick Mead, Wayne Tietgen, Pat Hailey, Bud Froehlich, Pete Dawson, Lee Swinney (chief), Paul Koplin, Merle Beckner; front row, left to fight: Bill Kugler, Leonard Schmidt, N. H. Brugger, Bill Mellor, Warren Bilson, John Theil, Mert Ellis, Kent Hall, Clete Sharer and Joe Dorcey.
    September 14, 2021
    From the Sept. 14, 1961 edition of The Wayne Herald:Wayne and the Wayne Rural Fire District calls for practice as well as actual fire fighting. Waynefiremen meet twice a month, holding a meeting the...

Obituaries

  • September 24, 2021
    Keith A. Gould, 67, of Laurel, died on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.Services will be on Monday, Sept. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Laurel with...
  • September 23, 2021
    Dona (Dobb) Painter, 71, of Hoskins, died at her home on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 after a short battle with colon cancer.A Celebration of Life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Hoskins...
  • September 15, 2021
    Services for Mary Catherine Rukavina, 88, of Grand Rapids, Minnesota will be held Saturday, Sept. 25 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne at 10:30 a.m.  Catherine died at her home in...

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Donna Johnson, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald I. Johnson of Wayne and a junior at Wayne High School, soloed a 150 Cessna Thursday under the watchful eye of her instructor-father at the local airport.

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