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At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Saturday (April 18) the Dixon County Sheriff's Office received a report of a two-vehicle accident with injuries on Highway 20 near mile marker 404 in rural Allen.  A Ford Mustang with one occupant was traveling east on Highway 20 and collided with a westbound Ford F150...
Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) reports the second confirmed COVID-19 case within the health district of Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne Counties. The patient, a female in her 30s and is a resident of Dixon County. Lab results were received by the health department on April 20...
The 2020 Wayne Chicken Show “40 Years of Egg-cellence” is scheduled to be held July 10-12 in Wayne. With uncertainties due to COVID-19, the Wayne Chicken Show committee, in consultation with Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department, is making contingency plans. The committee feels the...
Approximately 25 members of the Nebraska Army and Air National Guard from Lincoln were in Wayne on Wednesday to conducting COVID-19 testing on select individuals. According to Julie Rother with the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department, the health district was allocated up to 68 tests for...
For most students, in a normal year, the last day of the school year is much anticipated. However, 2020 has proven to be anything but normal and the last day of this school year will come about without many of the traditional activities. During the Monday virtual meeting of the Wayne Community...
The sign has been changed, trucks have started bringing in inventory and the lot has had workers out for a while now, and this month, Ace Hardware & Home is finally set to open its Wayne location. Though he was hesitant to give an exact date, Steve LeGrand, one of the investors responsible for...
The first case of COVID-19 has been reported in Wayne County, according to Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) health director Julie Rother. In a release from NNPHD, it’s reported that a man in his 70s, and a resident of Wayne County, tested positive for COVID-19 on April 11. The...
According to a press release from the Stanton County Sheriff’s office, the department was alerted to “an unusual traffic accident on Highway 15,” roughly five miles south of Pilger, which left a Winside teen with critical injuries. According to the release, The accident occurred when a northbound...
The Wayne County Board of Equalization and Board of Commissioners met April 7 from the Public Safety Annex and broadcast their meeting online via Zoom. Among topics of discussion were tax exemptions, County bridge projects and a Road Haul Agreement with TradeWind Energy. The Board of Equalization...
Updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic and several water projects in the city of Wayne highlighted a virtual meeting of the Wayne City Council on Tuesday. Julie Rother with the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department gave an update of activities in the district.  She noted that the number of tests...

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