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The new sheep and goat barn had the finishing touches put on it and is ready for 4-H entries this coming week.
The 95th annual Wayne County Fair is right around the corner and  Wayne County Ag Society members and other volunteers can be found at the fairgrounds making sure the event goes smoothly. This year's fair gets underway on Wednesday, July 26 and continues through Sunday, July 30. Fairgoers will...
This Wisconsin wind farm is one of many designed and operated by NextEra Energy Resources. The planned facility in Wayne County would sell 100% of its power to the Omaha Public Power District.
$30 million. What is the significance of that figure? It's the amount of property taxes the county will be able to collect from a recently announced wind farm being constructed in western Wayne County over the first 30 years of the project. On July 13, the Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)...
Caleb stand with the cases of water donated for distribution through the Open Door Mission.
Most twelve year olds can give you a lengthy list of things they'd rather do than walk door-to-door asking for donations, but Caleb Sherman isn't one of them.  With parents who actively support charities and mission work around Omaha, Caleb is no stranger to those in need. He was looking to do...
Approval of a memorandum of understanding between the city of Wayne and the Wayne Country Club highlighted Tuesday's Wayne City Council meeting.Rusty Parker, representing the Board of Directors of the Wayne Country Club, spoke to the council and shared information on the history of the relationship...
A total of 600 steaks and 300 hot dogs, along with all the trimmings were devoured in just over two hours during State Nebraska Bank & Trust's anniversary celebration on Thursday.The bank has been owned by five generations of the Ley family during the last 125 years and the bank  has conducted...
Wayne residents and visitors now have cleaner parks and the opportunity to recycle in more public spaces thanks to collaborative funding through national, state, and local partners.This summer, city employees installed recycling containers throughout Wayne city parks, making recycling more...
Policies dealing with construction, internal board policies and by-laws of the board were reviewed during Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education.The board is in the process of reviewing all of its policies and working with the Perry Law firm to review and update the...
The Wayne City Council is now back to full capacity following the swearing in of Terri Buck as a Ward 1 representative.The action took place during Thursday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. The meeting was moved from its normal first Tuesday of the month due to the 4th of July holiday falling...
The parade on Saturday will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will run on Main Street from 1st until 10th streets before turning west toward Bressler Park.
"Egg-ceptional," "no fowling," and "the yolk's on you" are expressions that will be very common on the streets of Wayne this weekend during the 37th annual Wayne Chicken Show. Months of planning, scratching for ideas, and discussion will come to fruition at this year's Chicken Show, which is set...
Cassy Miller (right) poses with her fiance Dylan Pflanz after her white coat ceremony at UNMC.
For many who live in small-town rural America, the thought of relocation to a new place is often a glittering one full of temptation. But for some, home is the same place or very near to where they grew up. Cassy Miller is one of those people. The Wayne High grad is knee deep in medical school at...

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