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Christmas on Main brought crowds out on the streets of Wayne on a blustery Nov. 21 night. Wayne’s business community kicked off the holiday shopping season with plenty of in-store specials, giveaways and more. Carolers and bells performed on the street and at 6:30, the community Christmas tree was...
 The Wayne High Mock Trial Red team won the Nebraska Mock Trial Region 6 championship on Nov. 20  Wayne defeated Lutheran High Northeast to qualify for the Nebraska State Mock Trial competition on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 9 - 10.  The Wayne team went 6-0 in regional competition. "I am so proud of...
According to organizers, the 2019 Wayne Area Ducks Unlimited (DU) annual banquet was a great success. Organizers credit sponsors, donors, community members, committee members, businesses and families for the success. Ducks Unlimited got its start in 1937 during the Dust Bowl when North America’s...
Five new members were added to the Wayne Volunteer Fire Department during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. One of these, Noah Reinke, was accepted as a cadet to the department. Reinke is a student at Wayne High School and told the council his father is on the department and that he "...
Both Larry and Jeanne Lindsay say they have been "very blessed with loyal customers" during their 50 years in business. On Nov. 3, 1969, Larry and Jeanne, along with Cliff and Elaine Pinkelman opened Wayne Auto Parts at 210 Main Street. Three years later, the business moved to its current location...
Wayne’s Mock Trial teams competed at the regional mock trial competition on Nov. 13. According to a press release from sponsor Josh Johnson, all three teams performed well, but no team reached the semifinals for regionals. Team Black lost matches to Battle Creek and Lutheran High No. 1. Team Blue...
The community came out in force to send off the Blue Devil football team. The team is traveling to Wahoo today (Friday) to play in a class C-1 semi-final football game against the the Wahoo Warriors. A group of parents and other supporters gathered at Henry Victor Park, decked out in blue, to wish...
Wayne State College has been ranked as one of the best schools for veterans in the nation.  Learn.org recently ranked Wayne State College No. 26 nationally as a Best College for Veterans.  Making the transition back to civilian life can be a challenge, especially when it comes to going back to...
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Wayne High softball standout Tori Kniesche signed to play softball for the South Dakota State University Jacks. Kniesche was integral in guiding the Lady Blue Devils to back-to-back state championships this year.
 A presentation on the district's property and casualty insurance and a look at what the district's new website will look like highlighted Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education meeting. Cap Peterson with Northeast Nebraska Insurance, walked the board and staff through...

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